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September 2019


September 11, 2019 - May 21, 2020

The Good Life isn’t something you find; it’s something you create. They practice creating it at The High Desert Center.  The High Desert Gap Year will serve 12-16 participants, ages 17-23 who are interested in creating a meaningful and affordable good life full of adventure and freedom.  It is comprised of three phases: The Community Adventure Semester, Winternship and The Watershed Semester that will take them through Colorado, Mexico, and the South-West United States. https://youtu.be/wo-o3u1zeU0

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November 2019

Unschool Adventures | New Zealand 2019

November 6 - December 18

Unschool Adventures was started by Blake Boles and organizes international and United States-based adventure programs for teenagers and young adults. Their mission is to help self-directed/unschooling young people build new friendships, unforgettable memories, and the confidence to lead an unconventional life.

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Free To Learn | Monthly SDE Parent Education Nights

November 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - April 21, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Free To Learn, 4955 Pacific St
Rocklin,CAUnited States

These monthly SDE Parent Education Nights hosted by Free To Learn Agile Learning Community in Rocklin, California, are available to the greater community for expanding horizons, deepening knowledge and building community. These are great places to bring friends and family who want to learn more about how SDE works too. Every third Tuesday from November 19 to April 21 from 6-8 pm November Culture Creation - Exploring the Agile Learning Center tool of creating intentional culture and how you can…

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स्व (SWA) – Course in Facilitating Self-Directed Learning

November 25 - December 20
Aarohi Life Education Trust, Survey No 1032/2, Thiyaranadurgam Village Denkanikottai-Shoolagiri Road, Kelamangalam, Hosur
East Chatham,Tamil Nadu635113India

T‌his event is for: > Unschooling/Homeschooling parents > Teachers who want a self-directed classroom / democratic school / NGO > People wanting to start alternate learning spaces/centres/schools > Youth wanting to change the education system by creating self-directed learning spaces The course is residential and held at Aarohi Open Campus (O-campus) is near a town called Kelamangalam, near Hosur (in Tamil Nadu) - approx 58km from Indiranagar, Bangalore, India.

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S.O.L.E. Facilitators and Founders Training | Mesahat

November 29, 2019 - April 15, 2020
Mesahat Self-Directed Education, Mokattam Street

The Self-Organized Learning Environments (SOLE) Facilitators and Founders Training program is a co-creative, experiential training and a launch pad for a network of Democratic, Self-Directed and Self-Organized Education projects hosted by Mesahat Self-Directed Education in Cairo, Egypt. You're invited to join for 1 or more of 5 modules on a journey of re-imagining and co-creating free learning communities. Module 1: Foundation and Facilitation Skills - Nov. 29 – Dec. 4 Module 2: Practicum - Dec. 4 – April 9 Module…

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April 2020


April 16, 2020 - April 20, 2020
Waller,TXUnited States

The TexUns Conference is much like a family reunion, but even better! It’s a celebration of living and learning naturally. Whether you’ve attended each year or you’re brand spanking new, the connections made during the weekend run deep. Everyone who attends quickly sinks into the relaxed feeling of belonging.

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May 2020

LIFE is Good Conference

May 21, 2020 - May 25, 2020
The Heathman Lodge Vancouver,WAUnited States

The LIFE is Good Conference invites people to join and experience an unschooling community first hand in Vancouver, Washington, United States. You’ll have an opportunity to make new friends, deepen existing friendships, form connections and find the piece that just may be missing from your unschooling journey– a strong, supportive and vibrant group of families to share it with. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtO5B5B7W88&feature=youtu.be

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Unschoolers’ Waterpark Gathering

May 24, 2020 - May 28, 2020
Kalahari Waterpark Resort Sandusky,OHUnited States

The purpose of the Unschoolers' Waterpark Gathering is to facilitate and to inspire a sense of unity, connection, and community in an environment that is safe, nurturing, and fun. UWG 2020 will be held at the Kalahari Waterpark Resort in Sandusky,  Ohio, United States and will have over 15 speakers and panels, including an Unschooled Teens Q&A Panel and a Grown Unschoolers Panel. #Unschooling

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