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Rocky Mountain Homeschool Conference, Denver Colorado, June 15-17, 2023

Kids & Teen Activities

Bring your kids & teens for these incredibly fun activities filled with learning opportunities! Each program is professionally run by trusted organizations with adult supervision. Children can be checked into these activities, or parents may stay and attend with them. (No charge for parents to stay). Adult volunteers have undergone background checks, and we use a safe check-in and out wrist-band system for children 12 and under.

All activities are available as an add-on to your Full Family Conference Pass when you register. See details below for limited spacing, age ranges, and cost.

ALREADY REGISTERED? See add-on instructions here!

Already registered & want to add this to your registration?

  1. Search for your confirmation email sent when you first registered. (The subject line is “Registration Confirmation for the 2024 Rocky Mountain Homeschool Conference” from CHEC, ).
  2. Scroll to the bottom and underneath “View Receipt” you’ll see the link to Access Your Account.
  3. The link will take you to an account log-in page. Log-in or create an account to see your registration page.
  4. Click on “registrations” at the top of the page and you will see events you have registered for.
  5. Select 2024 Conference to see your Conference Registration.
  6. To add-on any additional registration items you want, click “Edit” and add the items you want.
  7. Click on SAVE. You will then be charged for only the add-ons you selected and a new confirmation email receipt will be sent to you.

Having difficulty? Contact us at 720-842-4852 on Monday–Friday, 10–5.

KID’S ACTIVITIES AGE PRICE DATE TIME
Character Club I: Compassion & Integrity Ages 8–12 $10/student Thursday 6/13 10:20am–12:20pm
Story Hour with Davy Liu Ages 3–8 $3/student Thursday 6/13 10:20am–11:10am
Music Makers Ages 4–7 $7/student Thursday 6/13 11:30am–12:20pm
Kristmenn: Tales of Viking Conversion Ages 6–11 $10/student Thursday 6/13 1:10pm–3:10pm
Story Hour with Davy Liu Ages 3–8 $3/student Friday 6/14 10:20am–11:10pm
Kool Kid Science with Josh Denhart Ages 8–11 $17/student Friday 6/14 10:20am–12:20pm
Flutterby and Bug Fest Ages 3 & up $7/student Friday 6/14 11:30am–12:20pm
Character Club II: Forgiveness & Respect Ages 8–11 $10/student Friday 6/14 2:30pm–4:30pm
Sew What — Basic Sewing Stitches for All Ages 6–12 $8/student Saturday 6/15 10:20am–11:10am
CHEC Out the Wildlife: Colorado Natives Ages 4 & up $7/student Saturday 6/15 11:30am–12:20pm
Artistic Adventures with Mary Langewisch Ages 8 & up $15/student Saturday 6/15 2:00pm–4:00pm
TEEN ACTIVITIES AGE PRICE DATE TIME
Planes, Drones, & Robotics 12 & older $12/student Thursday 6/13 1:10pm–3:10pm
Flutterby & Bug Fest 3 & older $7/student Friday 6/14 11:30am–12:20pm
Thrilling Teen Science with Josh Denhart 12 & older $17/student Friday 6/14 2:30pm–4:30pm
School of Honor with Logan Wilson 12 & older $25/student Saturday 6/15

10:20am–12:20pm

& 2:00pm–4:00pm

CHEC Out the Wildlife: Colorado Natives 4 & older $7/student Saturday 6/15 11:30am–12:20pm
Artistic Adventures with Mary Langewisch 8 & older $15/student Saturday 6/15 2:00pm–4:00pm

Detailed information on each activity is below!

Thursday June 13

Story Hour with Davy Liu — Kid's Activity

Taught by Davy Liu of Kendu Kids

Thursday, June 13th: 10:20am–11:10am $3/student; Ages 3–8, limit 100

Join Kendu, a brave young fox who often dreams of a giant leaf … and freedom as he gives an account of his journey to find both. This journey leads him to new friends and new challenges including the worldwide flood and Noah’s ark.

Character Club I: Compassion & Integrity – Kid's Activity

Taught by Allie Slocum, author of the Character Club series Theme — Compassion & Integrity 
Thursday, June 13th: 10:20am–12:20pm $10/student, Ages 5–12, limit 75

Participants will “meet” Jeanie and Ethan, two characters who are struggling with compassion and integrity as they attend an after-school Character Club. We will play team building games, learn to follow our dreams in kind ways, create our own compassion cards, and see how the effects of a lack of integrity can harm us. A “guest appearance” from Clara Barton may be included.

Music Makers — Kid's Activity

Taught by Helen Scott of Wonder

Thursday, June 13th: 11:30am–12:20pm $7/student,  Ages 4–7, limit 45

An introductory and exploratory music class for our young music makers. The instruments and songs used are perfect for young musicians to cultivate their musical skills and interest, as well as build aural skills and promote gross and fine motor movements. We will be using singing, rhythm instruments, and movement in the class.

Kristmenn: Tales of Viking Conversion — Kid's Activity

Taught by Aaron Gruben of Post Tenebras Lux Books
Thursday, June 13th: 1:10pm–3:10pm $10/student; Ages Ages 6–11, limit 75

Have you ever wondered what happened to the Vikings? They came to Jesus! Come learn about the Christian conversion of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and their many settlements in this fascinating activity for kids. We’ll explore stories of many of the incredible people involved in the epic saga of Scandinavia’s transformation out of the darkness of paganism into the light of Christ. We’ll do some fun Viking-themed activities interspersed with these unforgettable tales, so come ready to move and be creative!

Planes, Drones, & Robotics — Teen Activity

Taught by Wings Over the Rockies staff

Thursday, June 13th: 1:10pm–3:10pm  $12/student; Ages 12 & older, limit 75

Learn about aviation, from planes to drones and how robots will soon have a big role in aeronautics. In this activity, students will do some hands-on STEM activities to get an understanding of what’s involved in flying planes and drones and building robotics.

Friday June 14

Story Hour with Davy Liu — Kid's Activity

Taught by Davy Liu of Kendu Kids

Friday, June 14th: 10:20am–11:10am $3/student; Ages 3–8, limit 100

Hear about three little fish, Sarai, RaaOn, and Sesom who embark on a daring quest to find their missing parents. Never more than a fin-flip away from deadly danger, they tumble from one breathtaking adventure to another. Along their journey they encounter helpful friends and deceitful enemies. All the while, the legend of the Fire Fish inspires them to explore a world bigger than they ever imagined.

Kool Kid Science with Josh Denhart — Kid's Activity

Taught by Josh Denhart

Friday, June 14th: 10:20am–12:20pm

$17/student; Ages 8–11, limit 100

Kool Kid Science is a highly interactive event, allowing kids to explore over 50 individual hands-on science experiences during their 2 hours. The activity is packed with “science stuff” to touch, see and explore. Everyone participates! Everyone is involved! This stimulating series of hands-on science experiences takes science learning to the next level!

Flutterby and Bug Fest — Kids' and Teen Activity

Taught by The Butterfly Pavilion

Friday, June 14th: 11:30am–12:20pm $7/student; Ages 3 and up, limit 120

Experience the world of invertebrates in a safe and non-threatening way. God created these amazing creatures that are everywhere we go.

Students will be put into groups of 30 or less so they can experience the beauty of God’s creation. Students can choose which class they prefer, butterflies or bugs.  

 

Flutterby: “As a whole group, students reveal how butterflies and moths differ by dressing up a student or teacher and studying preserved butterflies and moths, then experience the butterfly life cycle in an active metamorphosis game.”


Bug Fest: “In this presentation, guests meet invertebrates from environments around the globe, hear about their characteristics, where and how they live, and why they are important in our world.”

Character Club II: Forgiveness & Respect — Teen Activity

Taught by Allie Slocum, author of the Character Club series

Friday, June 14th: 2:30pm–4:30pm $10/student; Ages 8–12, limit 75

Participants will “meet” Rachel and Peter, two characters their age struggling with forgiveness and respect as they attend an after-school Character Club. We will play team building games, learn how free forgiveness can feel, create meaningful discussions to build respect, and see “Corrie Ten Boom” share her story of forgiveness.

Thrilling Teen Science with Josh Denhart — Teen Activity

Taught by Josh Denhart

Friday, June 14th: 2:30pm–4:30pm $17/student; Ages 12 & up, limit 100

Thrilling Teen Science is a series of highly engaging science experiences, where hands-on, inquiry-based scientific exploration captures the hearts and minds of our students without leaving the building. Parents rave about this 2-hour experience, and we believe it will prove to be a powerfully memorable learning experience!

Saturday June 15

Sew What — Basic Sewing Stitches for All — Kid's Activity

Taught by Jeanne Harvey

Saturday, June 15th: 10:20am–11:10am $8/student; Ages 6–12, limit 77

An introductory and exploratory sewing class to learn basic hand sewing stitches. Students will receive materials to learn the stitches and practice on the material provided after the class is over.

School of Honor with Logan Wilson — Teen Activity for Young Men

Taught by Logan Wilson

Saturday, June 15th: 10:20am–12:20pm and 2:00pm–4:00pm $25/student; Ages 12 & up, limit 120

The School of Honor is a 4-hour course designed to introduce teens and show them a path of transformation from today’s young boys into tomorrow’s great men. From the Honor of God and the Hebrew Names of God to civility and chivalry, to our Ephesians 6 spiritual weapons and armor, this one-of-a-kind activity delivers timeless and critical truths to those entering manhood.

Logan also delivers powerful dramatic presentations in costume and soundtrack of some of history’s most courageous, influential, God-fearing men that keep the boys on the edge of their seats! Students learn the chivalrous skills of how to treat young women, how to be a gentleman, and other courtesies.

10:20am–12:20pm School of Honor Pt 1

  • Made in His Image Bringing — Order to Chaos
  • Civility and Chivalry — Bestowing Dignity
  • Dramatic Presentation — George Washington and the Delaware Crossing 

2:00pm–4:00pm School of Honor Pt 2 

  • Bearing His image as a Healer, Shepherd, Warrior, and Standard Bearer
  • Man of Action — Creating Habits
  • Dramatic Presentation — John Paul Jones “I have not yet begun to fight!”

CHEC Out the Wildlife: Colorado Natives — Kid's & Teen Activity

Taught by Nature’s Educators — Educational Wildlife Organization

Saturday, June 15th: 11:30am–12:20pm $7/student; Ages 5 & up, limit 120

Colorado is a special place that has its own pride and identity. From the high forests of the Rocky Mountains to the open expanses of the Great Plains — it’s our beautiful home that we share with amazing wildlife. In this program, learn what makes Colorado’s habitats such a great place for some of our feathered, scaly, and slimy neighbors. Also, meet animal ambassadors that are true Colorado Natives!

Artistic Adventures with Mary Langewisch — Kid's & Teen Activity

Taught by Mary Langewisch

Saturday, June 15th: 2:00pm–4:00pm $15/student; Ages 8 & up, limit 110

Project: Fruits & Veggies in Watercolor and Ink Pen

Foster your student’s artistic promise with special courses from Fragile Glory Impressions Art Studio. In this project students will be using watercolors and ink pens to make a spread of colorful fruits and vegetables that pop off the page! Students will learn how to properly space each subject on the paper using a grid as well as how to draw simple shapes to build the forms of each item. Simple, but elegant techniques in ink pens and watercolors will be taught in an illustrative style to bring these edible delights to life.

 

Doors open at 7:30am!!!

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