32nd Annual Arizona Home Education Convention
Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11, 2015
Phoenix Convention Center, South Building
33 South Third Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Early Registration Deadline: June 26
AFHE members have the opportunity to pre-register for the convention at a discounted admission rate. Current AFHE membership is required to participate in the early registration discount. Registration is now open.
Convention registration and membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable.
Your name badge is your admission to all areas of the convention and must be worn at all times while at the AFHE Convention. Name badges may not be shared or transferred to someone else. First and last names are required on all name badges.
NEW IN 2015: PICK UP YOUR NAME BADGES ON-SITE
For those who participate in early registration by June 26, your name badges will be available for pick-up on-site at the Pre-Registration Table in the South Lobby of the Phoenix Convention Center. NOTE: Name badges will be not be mailed in 2015. Those who register at the door will be issued a name badge at registration.
DISCOUNT PARKING AT JEFFERSON STREET GARAGE
The Jefferson Street Garage has generously offered discount parking for AFHE Convention attendees again in 2015 for just $5. (No in and out privileges.) Please print this parking flier and present it to the cashier at the Jefferson Street Garage. DISCOUNT PARKING FLIER (pdf)
We have compiled a list of the most commonly asked questions and provided answers on our Convention FAQ page. Please review the CONVENTION FAQ before registering for the convention.
Children / Teens
We love children and you are welcome to bring your child/children with you, however this conference is geared for parent / teacher enrichment and learning and space is limited in workshop rooms, so we encourage you to make childcare arrangements.
Teens and children (age 3 and up) will be charged an admission fee of $10 each. Infants (age 2 and under) are admitted free. A curtained mothers' area will be available in the exhibit hall for nursing and feeding. Children under age 12 must remain with an adult at all times.
CHRISTIAN TEEN PROGRAM
This year's two-dayTeen Program is iAdvocate, presented by Generation Joshua.
TEEN PROGRAM INFORMATION
Unmarried homeschooled graduates that are attending college or still living at home may register for the convention at the $10 child/teen rate if they register with their parents. Married graduates or those living on their own must register separately and pay the adult admission fee.
We value the importance of grandparents in the homeschooling process and welcome grandparents at the convention! Non-homeschooling grandparents are always free if they attend with their adult child who is registered for the convention. Grandparents who are still homeschooling one or more of their own children must register separately and pay the admission fee.
Convention Add-On Events
AFHE is offering two extra special add-on events in 2015. Details about these ticketed events can be found on the CONVENTION EXTRAS page. Register early. Space is limited for each.
NOTE: These are separate ticketed events with their own special registration forms.
THURSDAY, JULY 9 - DISSECTION LAB WORKSHOP FOR TEENS
"The Marvelous Expedition: A Journey through God's Wondrous Machine"
$30 per student ages 12-18 | 2:30 - 5:00 PM | Limit: 150 students
Do you have teens who love science? Don't miss this extra special hands-on, interactive, fascinating, and fun workshop taught by Dr. Lainna Callentine.
DISSECTION LAB DETAILS
FRIDAY, JULY 10 - LADIES' NIGHT OUT WITH HEIDI ST. JOHN
"Fill My Cup"
$25 per person | 8:00-9:15 PM | Hyatt Regency | Limit: 120 women ages 18 and older
Ladies, you won't want to miss this special evening with Heidi St. John. Coffee and dessert, fellowship, prize drawing, and a 45-minute talk "Cultivating REAL Relationships" by Heidi.
LADIES' NIGHT OUT DETAILS
As a means to share the vision of home education and to build strong relationships with churches, we invite non-homeschooling pastors of Arizona churches to attend the convention free of charge. This offer is extended to pastors who do not teach their own children at home currently, but are interested in learning more about homeschooling. Please have your pastor contact us at email@example.com to receive registration instructions.
Pastors who are homeschooling one or more of their children must register as a regular attendee and pay the admission fee.
After June 26, registration will be accepted at the door.
Exhibit Hall Only Pass
We offer an exhibit hall only pass for those who have limited time and just want to come shop. The pass is $25 per adult and is good Saturday, July 11 from 3:00-6:00 PM only. Exhibit hall only passes may be purchased on-site starting at 2:45 PM Saturday. Passes may not be shared or transferred. AFHE membership is not required or included with this option.