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June 2020


June 24 - June 28
Farm of Peace Warfordsburg,PAUnited States

Calling all leaders and visionaries committed to co-creating just, healthy and thriving education! It’s 2020 and it’s time for clearer and deeper vision than ever before. We invite you to a unique opportunity to co-learn, co-create and JAM with a diversity of educators from around the US and beyond, who are working in dynamic and (r)evolutionary ways to transform themselves, their relationships, and the field and state of education as we’ve known it. The 7th annual YES! Education Transformation Jam…

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AERO Conference 2020

June 25 - June 28
Crowne Plaza AiRE, 3 Appletree Square, Bloomington
Minneapolis,MNUnited States

***Update*** This event has transitioned to a VIRTUAL EVENT This will be the 17th annual conference hosted by AERO (Alternative Education Resource Organization) in the United States. This year's conference will be held JUNE 25 - 28, 2020 at the CROWNE PLAZA AIRE, Bloomington/Minneapolis, Minnesota. There will be KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS, MINI-TALKS, YOUTH LED SESSIONS, BREAKOUTS, WORKSHOPS, DOCUMENTARIES, NETWORKING.

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July 2020

Worldschooling & International Unschooling Family Retreat 2020

July 17 - July 26
Svobodum, Jindřichovice pod Smrkem 213, 463 65
Jindřichovice pod Smrkem,Czech Republic

***Update*** This event has been cancelled The event is intended for all worldschoolers - self-directed learners, radical or non-radical unschoolers, homeschoolers and more. Main language will be English. They are looking for pro-active people who like to participate, would like to offer their activities, knowledge, skills or experiences to share with other participants and looking for another similar open-minded respectful people. WHERE: Svobodum, Jindřichovice pod Smrkem, Czech Republic WHEN: From Friday 17th July until Sunday 26th July 2020 DURATION: 10…

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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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