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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Charlotte Homeschool Swap Meetup ~ Charlotte

Thank you Tracy B. for sharing!



Saturday, July 29 at 9 AM - 4 PM
Greater Life Church
7700 Wallace Rd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28212

Welcome to the inaugural Charlotte Homeschool Swap Meetup hosted by BSA Unit 447, a homeschool Boy Scout Unit based at the Greater Life Church in Charlotte, NC. The event will start at 9am and go until 4pm on Saturday, July 29th, rain or shine. Yes, it's a "swap meet" and a chance to "meetup" with other homeschoolers!

Please visit our website for the latest up-to-date information:
http://unit447.com/swap-meetup

But still please like the facebook event or click "going" to be appraised on any important announcements.

The Swap Meet will be a multi-faceted event, with three objectives. We aim to
1) promote homeschool advocacy and awareness,
2) repurpose gently used educational books and materials,
3) Raise funds for Unit 447, our homeschool scout unit

We will have books and various items for sale using a flea market format. Lots of activities for the kids to include a giant slip and slide (bring your suits! :) ). Seminars will be conducted on various homeschool topics for newbies as well as veterans.

Seminar Topics currently include:
* Homeschooling in NC and current law
* Homeschooling resources in the Charlotte Area
* Homeschool transitions to High School or College

If you have special expertise in a certain homeschool related subject or field, please contact Tim Beavers if you would like to be a seminar speaker.

We will have an aerial drone demonstration at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

We also will have a high quality camera studio setup for some serious shots and fun hero shots.

Vendors or anyone wishing to sell or swap, please contact Tim Beavers. We also welcome anyone who whishes to make their presence known in the homeschool community.

Vendors are asked to donate $5 for each 10'x10' area. A suggested donation of 5% of your gross sales over $100 is appreciated.

Unit 447 will also accept donated items which we will sell in our sales area, which may also have some garage sale type items.



Scheduled Events
Seminars:

10am: Homeschool and the Law in NC/SC

11am: Homeschool Resources in the Charlotte Metro Area

12pm: Transitioning your homeschooler to College or High School

1pm: Scouting and Homeschooling, a great combination!!

If you would like to be added as a seminar speaker please contact Tim Beavers
Events:

9am-2pm: Camera Studio for Hero Shots and Serious shots

9:30am: Cross our rope bridge!!

10am: Tomahawk Throwing

11am and 2pm: Slip-n-slide open for 60 minutes!!

11am, 1pm, 3pm: Aerial Drone Demonstration



We look forward to seeing you there!!
The friendly folks at Homeschool Unit 447

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Great gift idea for homeschoolers!