Homeschoolers in Arizona have a vast array of events and opportunities they can choose for enrichment to the curriculum or just for fun. Some of the festivities and dates are created by homeschoolers to address the unique needs of homeschooling families. Others are community happenings that are open to homeschooling students.
This list is just a sampling of the many great field trips and learning experiences in the Phoenix area that are available. The items mainly focus on events specifically for homeschoolers or those of more universal interest. Readers are encouraged to submit other events so the list can continue to be updated.
- Free museum admissions at selected venues and days
- 20-27: National School Choice Week Arizona Events
- 20: National School Choice Week Arizona kickoff in Gilbert
- 22: National Sanctity of Life Sunday
- 23: Homeschool Science Circle at Arizona State University
- 27: AFHE Mid-Year Refresher-details and registration
- 28: AFHE Leadership Conference Details and Registration
- 28: Arizona You Can Do the Cube (Rubik’s Tournament)
- 28: Science Teacher Night at Arizona Science Center (Free event)
- 31: Deadline to apply for the AFHE Homeschool Scholarship
- 8: Deadline to register for Senior High Graduate Recognition Ceremony
- 8: Excellence in Writing Seminar
- 11-12: College Goal Sunday (& Saturday) for free help completing the FAFSA for federal student aid
- 14: Arizona Centennial (Various celebrations around the state leading up to this day)
- 15: Complete and submit FAFSA for best financial aid options for college
- 29: Deadline to submit work to Visions Literary Journal: artwork, prose, poetry
- 13-14: Iowa testing at Covenant Home School Resource Center
- 3: Half price tickets to Coyotes Hockey vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
- 6: Getting Started with Homeschooling Workshop
- Museum Month—Free admission for designated venues and days
- 12: Free2Laugh comedy fundraiser to benefit StreetLightUSA and sex trafficked girls
- 1: Senior High Graduate Recognition Ceremony More information
- 5-6: Iowa testing at Covenant Home School Resource Center
- 20-21: 29th Annual AFHE Home Education Convention
- 21: Junior High Graduate Recognition Ceremony
- 11: 6th Annual Homeschool Night @ Diamondbacks
- 20: PSAT testing at Covenant Home School Resource Center
Other Events and Opportunities
- Jan Parsons creates a full schedule of cultural field trips in the Phoenix area for any homeschoolers (plays, symphony, concerts etc.)
- Homeschool support groups have a variety of events, outings, classes, speakers
Whatever your interests, there is probably a homeschool event in the Phoenix area that will be a great fit.
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