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August 2020

EUDEC Conference 2020

August 2 - August 8
National Training Center of the Bulgarian Red Cross Sofia,Bulgaria

The 13th European Conference on Democratic Education will be held from the 2-8 August 2020 in Sofia, Bulgaria Experience the traditional creative and inspiring EUDEC Conference's atmosphere as an annual meeting point for all the people from the community. Share experience from Bulgarian people in the fields of interesting teaching methodologies, child development, risky play, play therapy, restorative practices, nonviolent communication, school mediation and group facilitation. The unique Open Space format will facilitate the creation of an emergent program and…

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August 9 - August 16
Camp Montvale Maryville,TNUnited States

East Tennessee Unschooled Summer Camp is a 7 night secular camp for approximately 80 unschooling teens (13-19) from all over the country. There are many activities, camper & staff run workshops, jam sessions, a hammock haven, bonfires, swimming, a climbing tower & ropes course challenge, mentoring, dancing, making friends, and so much more. Camp Montvale, Maryville, TN, United States August 9-16, 2020 https://youtu.be/IZTnUUCcnT0

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Northeast Unschooling Conference 2020

August 13 - August 16
Four Points by Sheraton Wakefield, 1 Audubon Rd
Wakefield,MAUnited States

The Northeast Unschooling Conference is an annual gathering of unschooling families. The conference is located in Wakefield, MA, at the beautiful Sheraton Four Points in the greater Boston area. NEUC provides a dynamic mix of speakers, presentations, hands-on arts workshops, opportunities for reflection, connection with a broader unschooling community, and conference activities geared towards engaging, entertaining, inspiring, and empowering each member of your family. This year it will take place from Aug 13, 10:00 AM EDT – Aug 16, 12:00…

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September 2020

2020 Free To Be Unschooling Conference

September 3 - September 6
Embassy Suites Phoenix – Biltmore, 2630 E Camelback Rd
Phoenix,ArizonaUnited States

The Free to Be Unschooling Conference is a celebration of living and learning outside the box. They believe that one of our most important jobs as parents is to act as our children’s partners and facilitators… to walk beside them as they navigate the world, living and learning with passion and joy, according to their own personal path in life. This conference aims to help us support each other in doing just that. This conference will take place at the Embassy…

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Family Adventure Summit

September 5 - September 9

Join This Community of Family Travelers at their Fourth Annual Family Adventure Summit in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada September 5th to 9th, 2020! The Family Adventure Summit is an in-person gathering of up to 400 inspiring people intent on living with purpose and adventure. It’s a super fun, high energy, and family-focused event to celebrate family connection, life learning, long-term travel, community, creative living, and enjoying life to the fullest. This is the place to meet friends who understand the benefits…

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October 2020

Project World School Family Summit | Vietnam | Fall 2020

October 12 - October 16
TBA Hoi An,Viet Nam

The Project World School Family Summits are designed as temporary community hubs where we gather in the spirit of community and co-create valuable learning experiences. The summits are designed as forum for all; from veteran worldschoolers to those who are just starting out as a place to add to our collective wisdom, share experiences, challenges and triumphs and support one another. The Project World school Family Summit is a five day gathering for worldschooling families. This unique conference hosts sessions,…

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International Democratic Education Conference 2020

October 14 - October 19
Sri Aurobindo Yoga Mandir, Chandragiri-6

Bells of IDEC 2020 are ringing at a distance! Come oh! Dear Friends, Let's listen to the gentle whisper of the gigantic Himalayas Oh! little seekers of truth, freedom, and love Her call to open our hearts, be on her lap and make this celebration of Democratic Education like it never would've. Dear IDEC Lovers, The wait is almost over! We have a lot to share with you about IDEC 2020. Do like our page and get in touch to…

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