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Get Ready for an All-New West Coast Conference:

New Topics! New Workshops!

New Location:

WONDER VALLEY RANCH RESORT IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

New Recreational Activities:

HORSEBACK RIDING
PICNIC & HAY RIDE
CANOEING & KAYAKING
ROPES COURSE CHALLENGE AND MORE!

READ MORE ABOUT THE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
FR. PETER HEERS
DR. MARK TARPLEY
FR. JOSIAH TRENHAM


Friday, Nov. 15
Homeschoolers Retreat

An all-day, family-oriented event designed to help Orthodox homeschool families meet and connect with one another, and be strengthened on the journey of home education. This event includes:

Outdoor Recreation Activities
(open to both parents and children):

Friday recreation includes boating, kayaking, and fishing on the lake.

Picnic by the lake

Wonder Valley will prepare a Friday (fast-worthy) BBQ for our group.

Homeschool Workshops

Including hands-on presentations of materials and resources that can be used in your homeschool

Discussion Panels

Facilitated discussions and Q&As on various topics related to homeschooling.

Homeschool Alumni Panel

The ever-popular panel presentation in which we interview Orthodox adults who were homeschooled.

Children’s Program

Designed to give children engaging, quality activities while parents attend workshops.

Saturday, Nov. 16
Technology Conference

A weekend event designed for all Orthodox parents, educators, homeschoolers, clergy, youth workers, and young adults. Speakers for this event are: Fr. Josiah Trenham, Dr. Mark Tarpley, and Fr. Peter Heers. This event includes:

Presentations on the following Topics:

  • How Technology Reaches Deeper Than We Think

  • Instructing Our Children On Understanding Technology in the World Today

  • Technology and Addiction: Seeking Freedom in Christ in a Consumerist Society

  • Technology and Distraction: Seeking Wholeness in a Fragmented World

  • Technology and Conversation: Facing Up to the Challenge

  • Technology and Daily Living: What Should We Do?

Q&A Sessions
with the Keynote Speakers

Two Q&A panel sessions with the keynote speakers are scheduled for Saturday.

Talks for the Youth on Technology

Fr. Josiah Trenham and Fr. Peter Heers will make presentations specifically to the youth focusing on the deeper issues related to technology.

Outdoor Recreation Activities
including Horseback Riding

Children’s Program

Sunday, November 17