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Don’t miss these vendors at the 2022 NCHE Thrive! Conference! May 26-28, Winston-Salem, NC

AbekaBooth 97-100, 107-110
Since 1972, Abeka has been offering excellent education from a Christian perspective. Come visit our display to learn more about our curriculum offerings and special convention discounts. (877) 223-5226, abeka.com, information@abeka.com

A.C.E. School of TomorrowBooth 60-62
A.C.E. School of Tomorrow has been publishing Christian school and homeschool curriculum for school age children since 1970. Our purpose is to equip churches and parents in the training of their children with a godly, character-building academic curriculum in a Bible-based, individualized system of learning. (615) 612-5200, aceministries.com, info@aceministries.com

The Animal Park at the Conservator’s CenterBooth 25
The Animal Park is home to over 70 animals and more than 21 species, employs more than a dozen full and part-time individuals, and is a hub of volunteer activity. The Park welcomes over 16,000+ visitors each year from all over the state and across the country. In addition, the Animal Park participates in collaborative educational efforts with other institutions that expand the educational impact far beyond the park’s borders. (336) 421-0883,animalparknc.org/, fieldtrip@animalparknc.org

AOPBooth 115-120
A leading Christian homeschooling curriculum publisher, Alpha Omega Publications offers print-based, computer-based and online learning options. Best-selling brands include Monarch, LIFEPAC, and Horizons. (800) 622-3070, aop.com, CustServ@aop.com

Apologia (speaker Rachael Carman)Booth 150
Apologia’s award-winning homeschool curriculum has been voted #1 for over 12 years in a row. Apologia offers creation-based science, math, Bible and worldview curriculum for grades K-12 in a variety of formats to fit your student’s unique learning style. Students can learn online as well through Apologia’s live online classes, self-paced digital curriculum, and video on-demand courses. (765) 608-3280, Apologia.com, customerservice@apologia.com

Applied Inspirations LLC – Learn & Build ElectronicsBooth 47
Learn Electronics by Doing Kits and Curriculum offers Hands-On-Learning—the best and most fun way to learn. (Retention rates are over 90%.) All of our kits include detailed instructions with our main curriculum kit having over 270 pages with over 250 detailed pictures and diagrams. The curriculum is worth 1 – 3 high school credits. Age 10 (Science Kids) to adult. Smaller introductory kits are available for ages 8+. AppliedInspirations.com, KSM@AppliedInspirations.com

ArkCybrBooth 122
ArkCybr provides experienced cyber professionals who use their skills to help you establish the necessary boundaries you need to help keep your family’s internet experience robust and enjoyable. ArkCybr is committed to helping you and your family navigate the dangers of your home and mobile internet experience by providing the necessary “hedges of protection” giving you peace of mind and a much safer internet. arkcybr.com, experts@arkcybr.com

AwanaBooth 24
Awana is a worldwide non-profit ministry focused on providing Bible-based evangelism and discipleship solutions for ages 2-18. For over seven decades, the Lord has used the ministry of Awana to disciple kids and change the world. As the global leader in child and youth discipleship, Awana gives children and teens the opportunity to know, love and serve Jesus through engaging Bible studies and intentional mentorship from loving, caring adults. (336) 608-8520, awana.org, davidr@awana.org

Beakers & Bricks, LLCBooth 126
Beakers & Bricks carries print and online experiment-based food science and physics courses for ages 6 through high school, produced by the creator of a Cheez-It, Keebler cookies & crackers. Food science teaches why food does what it does. The physics course is a semester long course for junior/high school and uses LEGO bricks for the experiments. Discounts are offered, especially with an online course subscription, locked in at a great rate forever! Free gift with purchase! edible-knowlege.com, info@edible-knowledge.com

Berean Builders Publishing/Dr. Jay L. WileBooth 7-8
K-12 science written specifically for the homeschool by Dr. Jay L. Wile (original author of the Exploring Creation with … series for grades 7 – 12). (765) 287-5157, bereanbuilders.com

Beyond Personal Finance for TeensBooth 11
The Beyond Personal Finance Curriculum is unlike anything on the market. This fun, interactive, choice-driven curriculum immerses students in their future by giving them the chance to make real choices for their future self with real dollars and real budgets. Our personal approach gets the knowledge from their heads to their hearts. Come see. bpfclass.com, admin@beyondpersonalfinanceclass.com

Bible In StoriesBooth 173
Glenn Ransom is the creator of the Bible In Stories. Also, as the president of SCORE Consulting with specialties in sales, management and leadership training, Glenn has helped many entrepreneurial individuals earn millions. He has recruited and trained thousands to run their businesses and ministries. He and Kathy are blessed with 6 homeschooled children & 2 grandchildren. They reside on the family farm in TN. BibleInStories.com

Biblical Science InstituteBooth 26
Biblical Science Institute is a creation science ministry that exists to help rationally defend the Christian worldview against those who claim that the Bible is unscientific, particularly the early chapters of Genesis. We offer three curriculums: Introduction to Logic, Introduction to Astronomy, and Survey of Astronomy. Our curriculums are a full-year course that will both challenge and inspire high school students to defend their faith against atheists and skeptics alike.

BiblioPlanBooth 152-153
BiblioPlan is a classical Christian history and literature curriculum that is multi-aged, multi-grade and easy to use in families and co-ops. It has a history-rich Charlotte Mason styled approach allowing students to enjoy living books while learning history. BiblioPlan incorporates Bible, geography, art, memory work and writing. It is easy to adapt for gifted or struggling learners. BiblioPlan covers history from Ancients to Modern in a four year cycle for grades K-12. (434) 589-4102, biblioplan.net, contactus@biblioplan.net

BJU Press Homeschool/HomeWorks by PreceptBooth 76-85
BJU Press is a publisher of textbooks and video lessons for homeschool families. We are committed to creating materials that help parents deliver an education that is based on sound educational principles, inspires a joy in learning and is rooted in a solid biblical worldview. BJU Press Homeschool provides complete curriculum for preschool through 12th grade with both traditional textbooks and video courses available. homeworksbyprecept.com

Bluefield UniversityBooth 200
Bluefield University is a Christian university located in the beautiful mountains of Virginia. We offer many degrees, both on campus and online. We also offer Early College to high school students, 10th grade and up for only $100 per credit hour. Bluefield University is accredited by SACSCOC. (800) 872-0175, bluefield.edu, admissions@bluefield.edu

Bob Jones UniversityBooth 23
Bob Jones University is a Christian, regionally accredited, liberal arts university located in Greenville, SC. (864) 242-5100, bju.edu, homeschool@bju.edu

The Boys InitiativeBooth 216
The mission of The Boys Initiative (TBI) is to inform the public and recruit advocates who will actively help us implement solutions to the issues and trends affecting the well-being and success of boys and young men in our nation and around the world. Visit us at Booth #216 for information about TBI and the book, Please Teach Me Like I’m a Boy!—Ten Steps to His Success in School and in Life, written by Dr. Vermelle D. Greene, executive director of The Boys Initiative. (301) 743-6094, theboysinitiative.org, ExecutiveDirector@TheBoysInitiative.org

Calvert HomeschoolBooth 65-66
Since 1896, Calvert has been dedicated to providing children with the best education possible. Featuring beautiful print curriculum for kindergarten-2nd grade and interactive online coursework for grades 3-12, Calvert offers self-paced learning for students with step-by-step lesson plans for parents. In addition, Calvert Academy offers K-12 students everything that’s great about Calvert Homeschool plus the benefits of live teacher support and world-class accreditation. (877) 760-0289, calverthomeschool.com/, inquiry@calverteducation.com

Campbell UniversityBooth 4
Explore 150+ majors and minors offered at Campbell University. We’ll prepare you to make a difference in the lives of others through work, service and leadership. Campbell University is a private university of choice in North Carolina and one of the best regional universities in the south. (910) 893-1290, campbell.edu, admissions@campbell.edu

Carolina Ocean StudiesBooth 94
Explore the wonders of the coast during educational boating cruises and pier fishing! Carolina Ocean Studies has led educational children’s programs to North Carolina’s most treasured islands for over 28 years! Visit the Cape Lookout Lighthouse, discover the wild horses of Shackleford Banks, collect shells on the remote beaches of Masonboro Island, or catch fish on Kure Pier! Our programs consist of hands-on and wet feet investigations. Students learn by doing! (910) 458-7302, carolinaoceanstudies.com, jake@carolinaoceanstudies.com

Celebrate Kids Inc. (speaker Dr. Kathy Koch)—Booth 197-198, 211-212

Channie’s Visual Handwriting & Math ResourcesBooth 46
Come see for yourself; you’ll be glad you did! Channie’s Visual Handwriting & Math Resources is making a difference with our unique revolutionary color-coded blocks system, created by a mom! Learning is made fun and easy with Channie’s block approach that promotes stress-free learning, neat writing, the mastery of consistent letters and numbers, guides for proper spacing, and builds confidence! Available are workbooks, flash cards, dry erase magnetic boards, puzzles & more! (877) 465-0127, channies.com

Charleston Southern UniversityBooth 174
Charleston Southern University is a 4-year, liberal arts, Christian university in Charleston, SC. You will learn to think broadly and deeply about ideas, to engage bblical truths that ignite your curiosity, and to ask questions of the world and yourself—all aimed at preparing you to discover your purpose and achieve success in living it out. With 60+ degree programs and D1 athletics, your purpose is our mission. (843) 863-7050, charlestonsouthern.edu/, admissions@csuniv.edu

Christian Light EducationBooth 111-112, 123-124
Whether you need a full program or a supplement to your existing curriculum, we offer a complete selection for kindergarten-grade 12, including high school electives. 800-776-0478, christianlight.org, orders@christianlight.org

Christian Parenting TodayBooth 181
Sylvia McCrory and Melissa Wingfield are both retired teachers who were honored leaders in their professsion. They are devoted to spreading the word of God. Each is committed to working with parents and teachers to assist them in understanding the dangers children face in today’s world. Through their books, quotes and t-shirts, they work to encourage and inspire parents and teachers with common sense ideas and suggestions for keeping children centered on God. (336) 432-7438, christianparentingtoday.org, christianparentingtoday1@gmail.com

Civil Air PatrolBooth 165
As a Total Force partner and auxiliary of the US Air Force, Civil Air Patrol is there to search for and find the lost, provide comfort in times of disaster and work to keep the homeland safe. Its 56,000 members selflessly devote their time, energy and expertise toward the well-being of their communities, while also promoting aviation and related fields through aerospace/STEM education and helping shape future leaders through CAP’s cadet program. (336) 260-0031, gocivilairpatrol.com, chooper@ncwgcap.org

Classical ConversationsBooth 142-144
Classical Conversations® is here to lead the home-centered education movement by teaching parents and students the classical tools of learning so that they can discover God’s created order and beauty, and as a result, enable others to do the same. We enable parents around the world, in over 2,200 communities, to equip their children, pre K to college with a Christ-centered worldview and the classical “tools of learning” in order to impact the world for God’s glory. classicalconversations.com, info@classicalconversations.com

The College at Southeastern and Dual Enrollment AcademyBooth 56-57
The College at Southeastern is the only accredited, 4-year, confessional college in NC that offers degrees for missions, ministry and the marketplace. Our Dual Enrollment Academy helps high school students earn college credit and develop a comprehensive Christian worldview. Our online classes allow students to take classes from anywhere. The College at Southeastern is passionate about providing a Christ-centered environment for homeschoolers to take undergraduate courses. (919) 761-2100, collegeatsoutheastern.com/, admissions@sebts.edu

College Foundation of North CarolinaBooth 199
College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) is a free service of the state of North Carolina provided by a collaboration of various education organizations and institutions in our state. CFNC promotes access to North Carolina higher education and assists students with education planning, career planning and applying and paying for college. (866) 866-CFNC, CFNC.org, program.information@cfi.org

The Constitution DefenderBooth 93
Who wrote it? Can it be changed? Is it important today? What is “impeach”? Who was the single most influential person in the shaping of America? Answers to these questions & more are in the infographic, full-color pages of The Constitution Defender. Explore true history, biographical sketches, timelines and all 7 Articles of the Constitution. This is recommended by parents, pastors, teachers, attorneys and historians. The “go-to” resource to become The Constitution Defender. (828) 649-1043, thevoiceinthewilderness.org, lillypads@hotmail.com

Cornerstone Educational SupplyBooth 103-104
Need science supplies for your homeschool curriculum or co-op? Cornerstone has got you covered with great hands-on material for biology, chemistry, geology and physics. We also provide comprehensive class supplies for Classical Conversation communities and customized kits for Berean Builders, Master Books, and more! So if your curriculum, calls for “stuff,” you can find it here. Cornerstone is science, faith and FUN! (423) 509-4115, cornerstone-edsupply.com, info@cornerstone-edsupply.com

Creating A MasterpieceBooth 217-219
Creating A Masterpiece is an award-winning online art program with lessons for ages 5 through 105+. creatingamasterpiece.com, support@creatingamasterpiece.com

Cultivating Holy BeautyBooth 207
Cultivating Holy Beauty carries women’s and teen girl’s Bible study material. This 3 book curriculum teaches ladies of all ages how to have intentional time with the Lord each day and grow a deeper relationship with Him. This can be carried out independently, in a small group, or used as part of homeschool Bible curriculum. cultivatingholybeauty.com, hello@cultivatingholybeauty.com

Demme Learning/Math U SeeBooth 72-73, 88
Demme Learning specializes in unique sequential learning tools for home or small group learning. Demme Learning products include: Math-U-See, Spelling You See, Analytical Grammar and Write Shop. demmelearning.com

DoDo StudioBooth 221
DoDo Studio exists to create beautiful and compelling products that educate and inspire learners. Our Botany Box is a complete botany curriculum including (36) video lessons, a printed Botany Journal that tracks with the video lessons, 2 botany posters, a magnifying loupe for inspecting the intricacy of plants, and much more. Stop by our booth to check it out for yourself. dodostud.io

dōTERRA Wellness AdvocateBooth 129
Our pure essential oils are revolutionizing the way families manage their health. We harness nature’s most powerful elements and share these gifts through our global community of wellness advocates. If you are seeking ways to address your family’s health that is safe, effective and affordable, stop by our table. We have solutions. (336) 862-2280, doterra.com/US/en/site/lauragarcia, elmgarcia10@gmail.com

Educate for LifeBooth 67
Kevin was handcuffed to an atheist to debate the existence of God for 24 hours by BuzzFeed on YouTube. When he’s not handcuffed to atheists, he teaches Christians how to share and defend their faith in the Bible. He has an MA in apologetics from Biola University. Educate for Life is a high quality, easy to use, online Bible apologetics curriculum that teaches students how to respond to questions about creation, evolution, world religions and the credibility of the Bible. (619) 431-0096, EducateforLife.org, online@educateforlife.org

EnterMission: A Guided Gap-Year ExperienceBooth 70
EnterMission is a transformational, guided gap-year experience for young adults ages 17-25 who seek to discover who they are, who God is and how to live with purpose as they move forward in life. With both 5 and 10 month options which include training and ministry in both domestic and international setting we provide 1:1 mentoring and the option for college credit. EnterMission.org

Excel CollegeBooth 58
We’ve forged a new educational path for students to become mature, wise, productive adults who live purposeful, fulfilling lives. (828) 357-7080, theexcelcollege.com/, info@theexcelcollege.com

First Frets Online Guitar & Ukulele LessonsBooth 36-37
First Frets offers online guitar and ukulele lessons for homeschoolers! Save time: learn on your own schedule with no more driving to lessons. Save money: Get professional instruction at a fraction of the cost of private lessons. Have step by step instruction: From beginner to advanced, you work at your own pace, one step at a time. Have instructor access: If you get stuck or need extra help, reach out to your instructor via live chat. FirstFrets.com

Ford Motor CompanyBooth 170
Ford Motor Company is committed to supporting families in their pursuit of helping their children to develop and follow their God-given gifts and passions. We want to partner alongside families that have invested in homeschooling their children to be able to offer them resources, job shaddowing and ultimately employment if the hands-on, technical automotive industry is an industry that their child in passionate about pursuing. NewFordTech.com, kbathri1@ford.com

Foundations for Family Success (Featured Speakers Derek and Cheryl Carter)—Booth 146
Foundations for Family Success is a family ministry and carries homeschool college and English materials. familysuccess.org

Frontier Christian AcademyBooth 183
High Schoolers! Does getting high school credit for writing a novel, creating a TV show, programming an economy-predicting app, creating and publishing a board game, actually becoming fluent in a foreign language, or inventing a real-life device and marketing it, sound like a more relevant high school experience? We are online, interactive, a la carte, supplemental and the only high school on the planet where a lifelong resume event is a course requirement for every course! thefrontierchristian.com, dmugg@thefrontierchristian.com

GamED AcademyBooth 157
At GamED Academy, we believe that learning should be fun! Combining Minecraft, hands-on building, teamwork and creativity with an engaging academic curriculum students discover that the information they are learning is valuable and exciting. In addition to creativity and hands-on application of knowledge, students will engage in a global environment where friendships grow and cultural knowledge is shared in our safe, moderated servers. We put the fun back into education! (828) 649-8334, gamEDacademy.com, info@gamEDacademy.com

Garden Gate BooksBooth 194
Dragon Surprise Party, a family read-aloud book, follows the joyful paces of ten friendly dragons as they plan a surprise party for their friend Ella. Families will delight in tracing the antics of Clover (the curious dragon), Kepler, (the reader), and Brooke (the organizer), among others. Pre-schoolers will love hunting for Clover’s pet ladybug in each picture. This thunder of dragons provides a thunderously playful read for young and old alike. (828)-263-4826, gardengatefarmnc@yahoo.com

Gather ‘Round Homeschool (speaker Rebecca Spooner)Booth 167-169
Gather ‘Round Homeschool is a Christian unit study approach where you can teach all your children together: all grades learning all subjects and how they connect! Come check out our modern, minimalistic curriculum and see how it can change the way you homeschool. (844) gather-4, gatherroundhomeschool.com, support@gatherroundhomeschool.com

Girl Scouts—NC Coastal Pines & Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to PiedmontBooth 114
Girl Scouts bring their dreams to life and work together to build a better world. Through programs from coast to coast, Girl Scouts of all backgrounds and abilities can be unapologetically themselves as they discover their strengths and rise to meet new challenges—whether they want to climb to the top of a tree or the top of their class, lace up their boots for a hike or advocate for climate justice, or make their first best friends. Join Girl Scouts today! joingirlscoutsnc.org

Global ConnectBooth 105
Do you want your 5th-8th grader to develop a global mindset? Global Connect pairs US and international students so they develop meaningful relationships, ask and answer questions, write reflectively, and become more globally minded. With our unique programs, students connect with global partners, create meaningful insights, communicate across the globe, collaborate with international peers, think critically about cultures, and become global citizens. globalconnectschools.org

Good & True MediaBooth 113
goodandtruemedia.com

Growing Thyme CookingBooth 125
Growing Thyme Cooking offers children’s nutrition based cooking curriculum that encompasses food preparation, food origin, science and nutrition. Our mission is to grow healthy chefs one recipe at a time. (704) 614-6038, growingthymecooking.com, info@growingthymecooking.com

Gullion’s Homeschool HeadquartersBooth 9-10
With nearby retail locations in King and Statesville, Gullion’s is the region’s full-service homeschool headquarters. In ministry since 1992, we feature a comprehensive line of new and used curriculum for your hands-on browsing convenience, cash or credit for your used curriculum, easy returns and an experienced advisory staff. We gladly accept your “wish lists” of used curriculum needs. Pick up a coupon at our booth and stop by during or after the conference. See you soon! King, NC (336) 983-2220, Statesville, NC (70) 924-8855, gullions.com

Homeschool ManiaBooth 177-178
Homeschool Mania is the source for high quality homeschool and Christian apparel and giftables. We help homeschoolers show their school spirit! Stop by to customize your own apparel by choosing your design and color. We offer designs and sizes for the whole family. Don’t forget to get a gift for everyone in the family including Mom, Dad and even grandparents! homeschoolmania.com, (704) 533-3928, homeschoolmania.com, homeschool.mania@yahoo.com

HSLDA (Home School Legal Defense Association) (speaker Mike Donnelly)Booth 2
HSLDA is a national organization that advocates for homeschoolers at the local and federal level with the vision of protecting the right of parents to direct the education of their children. In addition to legal support, HSLDA offers homeschool resources for preschool through graduation and access to special needs consultants. (540) 338-5600, hslda.org, info@hslda.org

Innovative Learning PressBooth 49
Have your students write and self-publish a novel for English class. They can learn how to remember everything and read a book in just 3 hours! All of that and more are available with Innovative Learning Press. We are a publishing company dedicated to publishing creative ways to capture the interest and imagination of today’s students. Started by a former private educator and homeschool parent, we understand what it takes for students to be engaged in the learning process. (951) 376-3770, innovativelearningpress.com, info@innovativelearningpress.com

Institute for Excellence in WritingBooth 14-16
IEW carries Andrew Pudewa’s award-winning writing curriculum Teaching Writing: Structure & Style. This outstanding video seminar trains the home educator to teach writing. Other materials include writing, grammar and spelling programs, poetry memorization and The Primary Arts of Language reading and writing for K-2 learners. Explore a plethora of literature curricula. (800) 856-5815, IEW.com

Kid Like ChristBooth 71
Kid Like Christ carries family apparel with a message. Kidlikechrist.com

Kitchen CraftBooth 205
We show how to cook fresh vegetables to preserve natural color, texture, nutrients and flavor using our handcrafted heirloom cookware. 800-701-4292, Cookforlife.com

Lamplighter MinistriesBooth 195, 214
At Lamplighter we know that you want character-building content that brings you and your family closer to God. We are committed to inspiring others through the art of storytelling. For more than 30 years, we’ve been collecting over 200 character-building stories that are built on the foundation of God’s word. With Lamplighter books and audio dramas, you and your family are sure to enjoy hours of engaging stories that will leave you inspired to overcome challenges. (888) 246-7735, Lamplighter.net, mail@lamplighter.net

Late November LiteraryBooth 163
Launched right here in Winston-Salem, Late November Literary is a boutique publisher that specializes in quality fiction and nonfiction for the whole family. Some of our popular genres include: Christian fiction, young adult fiction, children’s fiction, and an assortment of inspirational nonfiction. Our newest branch is the Late November Learning Tree, which publishes quality educational materials to encourage reading and writing across a variety of age levels. latenovemberliterary.com

LearningRx of Raleigh & CaryBooth 35
The brain uses a core set of skills to think and learn—they include attention, memory, auditory processing, visual processing, logic and reasoning and processing speed. If just one of these skills is weak, it can hinder learning, reading, remembering, attention and more. Through 1-on-1 cognitive skills training, we target each client’s individual weaknesses and strengthen them so they can learn, perform and comprehend better, faster and easier. (919) 232-0090, learningrx.com/raleigh, raleigh.nc@learningrx.net

Liberty UniversityBooth 106
Liberty University is one of the world’s largest Christian universities, offering K-12 courses, dual enrollment, online, and residential courses. Here, you’ll meet students who know they can be and do anything. They celebrate uniqueness, stand up for others, put faith into practice, and apply what they learn to real-world situations, all while preparing to thrive in a career. Come see what it means to train as a champion for Christ. (800) 543-5317, liberty.edu, admissions@liberty.edu

Making a LifeBooth 52
Children’s futures are shaped by unknowns—in the workplace and the world. Making a Life is a semester course helping homeschool high school students build their best futures. Using neuroscience, it helps students build deep understandings of their natural behavior preferences leading to better learning and work performances. They grow the creative and entrepreneurial qualities found in their preferences. They learn to design careers that call on their preferred behaviors. (919) 495.9768, makingalife.learnworlds.com, marktully@prism4usa.com

Minglewood Farm & Nature Preserve—Booth 188
Minglewood Farm & Nature Preserve is an outdoor learning center located in the foothills of Surry County, NC. We offer outdoor learning opportunities on a working three season vegetable farm that is surrounded by a beautiful native hardwood forest with trails throughout. Minglewood provides lessons from the farm & greenhouses, in the forest and meadows and also by the creek and watershed that runs through Minglewood Preserve. We customize lessons for each visiting group. (336) 351-2945, minglewoodpreserve.org

Modern Woodmen of America—Booth 53
Modern Woodmen of America is a member-owned fraternal financial services organization. We secure futures with financial guidance and products. We touch lives with fraternalism. Since 1883, Modern Woodmen has brought people together, supported families and strengthened communities nationwide. Modern Woodmen—touching lives, securing futures. (336) 202-1432, reps.modernwoodmen.org/amcneal, andrew.l.mcneal@mwarep.org

Museum of the Alphabet – JAARSBooth 180
Be transported around the world where new and updated exhibits trace the history of the world’s alphabets, from hieroglyphics to Chinese syllabary. Explore other writing systems such as mathematics and music. JAARS transforms lives by making Bible translation and language development possible in the most remote places on earth by transportation, technology, training and media. Reserve for a tour of JAARS, eat lunch in the dining room, and explore the museum in the afternoon. (704) 843.6066, jaars.org/museums, alphabetmuseum@jaars.org

National CSI Camp, LLCBooth 121
CSI: How STEM Is Used to Solve Crimes, our 7.5 hour, online curriculum, is usually delivered live over 5 consecutive days at 90 minutes per session. We have taught thousands of students, 5th-12th grades in just the last couple of years. Our curriculum follows the NGSS standards and our CSI lab kit that each student gets comes with supplies to conduct the STEM labs related to lecture component of the class. This class is taught by experienced detectives. (609) 792-9540, NationalCSIcamp.org, ncsic1@yahoo.com

NC FamilyBooth 171
NC Family Policy Council is a nonpartisan, nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to the preservation of the family and traditional family values. Their Salt & Light Student Seminars are open to the high-school and college community. These hands-on civic education programs are designed to be educational, informative and inspirational by discussing with students the importance of Christian engagement in public policy. (919) 807-0800, ncfamily.org, mail@ncfamily.org

NCFCA Christian Speech & DebateBooth 74
We challenge and equip ambassadors for Christ to communicate truth with integrity and grace. Since 2001, NCFCA Christian Speech & Debate League has empowered students to apply and communicate their worldview with skill and clarity. Whether a student is terrified of public speaking or loves a rousing debate, our training and competition will provide a supportive opportunity for them to apply a biblical worldview to real-life issues. 682-802-2727, ncfca.org, Office@NCFCA.org

NCHEBooth 1
NCHE is the sponsor of the Thrive! Conference. North Carolinians for Home Education was founded in 1984 by homeschool parents in order to protect the right to educate their children at home. NCHE has advanced legislation that has made it easier for families to homeschool. NCHE continues to vigilantly watch our legislature for any threats to homeschooling. We also provide resources for families to make their homeschool journey a rewarding experience. NCHE.com

NCHE Additional SpeakersBooth 137
Conference speakers who do not already have a vendor booth share this booth in order to have a time to sell their product or talk to attendees.

NCHE Athletic Commission (NCHEAC)Booth 136
NCHEAC provides homeschool athletes, ages 11-18, the opportunity to participate on a team similar to what they could experience if they attended a private or public school. Our homeschool teams consist of only homeschooled athletes and are primarily coached by homeschool parents, many of whom have high school and/or college experience. Learn about the sports offered, the different leagues, participating teams and how to start a team. ncheac.com/site

NCHE Mentoring—Booth 135
Experienced homeschoolers will be available to answer your homeschooling questions. The mentor table will be in booth 135. The mentor table hours are 1:15-6:45 p.m. on Thursday, 9:15 a.m.-6:15 p.m. on Friday, and 9:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m. on Saturday.

NC VirtualBooth 3
NC Virtual’s Virtual Advantage program strives to provide quality educational choices to students and their families. The Virtual Advantage is a supplemental program open to homeschool students desiring to take NC Virtual courses à la carte while maintaining their homeschool status. Our 135+ courses include 17 Advanced Placement, honors courses, nine world languages including American Sign Language, and visual arts along with a full catalog of core classes. (919) 515-7501, ncvps.org/home-private-schools/, nonpublicstudents@ncpublicschools.gov

New Growth PressBooth 32-33
New Growth Press is an award-winning, trusted resource for Christian books, Bible stories and Bible-based resources. Churches, families and individuals can easily buy books online from NGP. We publish life-changing books, small group and Bible study resources, and NGP minibooks that are theologically robust, grounded in scriptural truth and the gospel of grace, and have a biblical-counseling approach to tough issues in relationships, marriage and parenting. (336) 378-7775, newgrowthpress.com, customerservice@newgrowthpress.com

North Carolina 4-H CurriculumBooth 48
NC 4-H Curriculum (k-12) offers hands on, minds on, project based learning in every lesson and is aligned to NC essential and national standards course of study in STEM and healthy living. Have fun perusing all our available curriculum, dabble in a variety of hands on activities, and get to know NC 4-H. https://nc4hcurriculum.org/

Oak Brook College of Law and Government PolicyBooth 159
At Oak Brook College of Law, we emphasize the biblical & historical foundations of law, academic excellence and character development. The paralegal and juris doctor programs are offered via correspondence through an online platform. Within a structured academic program, students have the flexibility to tailor their studies to allow for internships, specialized training, or employment. Learn how OBCL can equip you academically, professionally and personally at www.obcl.edu. 559.650.7755, info@obcl.edu

OTTER ReadingBooth 133
OTTER Reading is passionate about supporting educators and parents in their reading journeys by providing engaging and exciting multi-sensory tools to transform nonreaders into readers! otterreading.com, otterreading@gmail.com

Patrick Henry CollegeBooth 38
The Mission of Patrick Henry College is to prepare Christian men and women who will lead our nation and shape our culture with timeless biblical values and fidelity to the spirit of the American founding. Educating students according to a classical liberal arts curriculum and training them with apprenticeship methodology, the college provides academically excellent baccalaureate-level higher education with a biblical worldview. (540) 441-8110, phc.edu, admissions@phc.edu

Pensacola Christian CollegeBooth 95
Pensacola Christian College is an accredited, Christian, liberal arts college that is training the next generation of leaders to influence their world for Christ. (850) 478-8496, pcci.edu, info@pcci.edu

Pittsburgh Institution of Aeronautics, Myrtle Beach CampusBooth 176
The aviation industry is an exciting field and continues to have a demand for certified aviation professionals. At Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) we look for high school students who may want to pursue a certificate in aviation maintenance or aviation electronics, and as the #1 ranked two-year trade school in the nation by Forbes magazine, we think we are a good choice! Come by our booth and talk to us about our programs and campuses in SC, PA, OH or MD! (843) 238-2700 x2405, pia.edu/campuses/myrtle-beach/, dsmith@pia.edu

Positive Action Bible CurriculumBooth 12-13
The Bible is God’s self-revelation, so we write our studies to magnify His majesty, His works and His nature. In each passage we encourage students to look for how God reveals Himself, then delve into context, language, culture and application. We offer comprehensive pre-k to 12 Bible curriculum. (800) 688-3008, positiveaction.org, info@positiveaction.org

Professor CarolBooth 215
Children sing before they speak, dance before they walk, and respond to beauty. Why? Because God gave us creativity, not just as young children but throughout our lives. Dr. Carol Reynolds, long a professor of music history at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, today creates courses webinars and lectures widely to help restore the arts to their time-honored place in our curriculum. She teaches at Memoria College and leads tours abroad as an expert for the Smithsonian. professorcarol.com

Puzzles With A PurposeBooth 130
Our puzzles are made of recycled plastics. They are 10 inches square with 32 pieces which can be arranged into at least 85 different configurations. They are good for stimulating cognitive skills, imagination, creativity, and great for therapy, stroke and learning challenges.

Qubits Toy IncBooth 190
Qubits is invented by my husband (Mark) an architect, and myself (Lisa), and educator. We make it in Hendersonville, NC. Qubits fits into every element of STEM/STEAM and makerspace perfectly: Science—by building snowflakes, crystals, nanotechnology and virus structures; Technology—endless possibilities with robotic projects; Engineering—building structures to stand freely and weight successfully; Art—design, color and artistic expression; Math—geometry. (407) 489 4015, Qubits-world.com, Lisaburginger@gmail.com

Rachel A. Greco Young Adult Fantasy AuthorBooth 209
Rachel A. Greco dreams of being a dragon but has settled instead for being an author, which is almost as fun. Her short story, Fairy Light, won an honorable mention in the Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition and her debut novel, The Gift of Dragons, came out May 12. She writes clean fantasy about monsters, mayhem and magic. rachelagreco.com, rachel@rachelagreco.com

RainbowMe KidsBooth 182
We have augmented reality technology enabled children’s books that celebrate folklore and fairytale characters from around the world! www.rainbowmekids.com

RightStart MathematicsBooth 45
RightStart Mathematics uses the AL Abacus to provide a visual, auditory and kinesthetic experience. The program lessons guide the teacher day-by-day and year-by-year, to help children understand, apply and enjoy mathematics while surpassing state standards. (888) 272-3291, RightStartMath.com, info@RightStartMath.com

Robotics & Programming Classes, Camps & CurriculumBooth 92
Our robotics & programming courses gets kids excited about science & technology through fun, innovative hands-on projects. In class, students build, program and interact with their very own robot that they keep. Students work with software & hardware, which is critical to understanding how computerized devices work. In our extra credit courses, kids dig deeper into components, soldering and programming. Don’t miss out on this relevant and innovative technology class. (828) 551-0750, homehackercamp.com, francie@homehackercamp.com

Rod and Staff PublishersBooth 202-204
Rod & Staff a conservation Anabaptist publisher, has been producing Bible based curriculum since 1958. We also publish activity books, coloring books and character-building storybooks for all ages. Take advantage of 10% discount on Rod & Staff curriculum at convention. (540) 810-4904

Salem Pregnancy Care CenterBooth 191
Volunteers are needed! Salem Pregnancy Care Center is a life-affirming, non-profit organization offering free pregnancy tests and ultrasounds as well as practical support to help women with an unplanned pregnancy. We offer a 2 year life coaching program as well as parenting classes. We have nurse volunteers, clothing donation sorters, fundraising helpers, event volunteers and much more. Community service opportunities are available. (336) 760-3680, spcclife.org, debbie.bohlmann@salempregnancy.org

ShaneScribeBooth 172
ShaneScribe is dedicated to educating, encouraging and inspiring a love for history in the next generation through historical fiction. Using the power of storytelling to bring history alive, ShaneScribe produces and distributes exhilarating novels that keeps young and old riveted on stories from the past, encouraging a deeper faith in the Author of history. ShaneScribe.com

Share HealthcareBooth 134
Share Healthcare is a Christian community of people that shares each other’s medical bills. We protect your medical freedom, religious freedom, and financial freedom. Monthly programs starting at $149 for single to $349 for a family with $1,000 PEPE. No network and no contract. Join anytime of the year. (844) 742-7342, sharehealthcare.com

Simply Charlotte MasonBooth 39-42
Simply Charlotte Mason has enjoyable curriculum, living books and enriching fine arts for a Charlotte Mason-style education. simplycharlottemason.com, contact@simplycharlottemason.com

Sonlight CurriculumBooth 154-156/185-187
Experience education the way you wish you’d been taught using literature. Save time, save money, build relationships and change the world: Preschool through high school, complete Christian homeschool curriculum. You’re guaranteed to love it! (800) 903-1675, sonlight.com, main@sonlight.com

The Struggling ReaderBooth 17
The Struggling Reader provides real help for all children learning to read but especially those who may be struggling. Guided by the landmark National Reading Panel report and current research, these materials were developed by reading specialists who homeschool their own children. thestrugglingreader.net, thestrugglingreader@gmail.com

Student Career InsightsBooth 193
There’s more to starting a career than finding a job! Student Career Insights is an engaging, student-based, real-world curriculum in which you will explore your skills, values, interests, and options, equip yourself with crucial interpersonal skills such as communication, emotional intelligence, and adapting to change, and learn to engage with the professional community. (440) 856-384, studentcareerinsights.com, 7katie@krinsightsllc.com

Summit Ministries (speaker Dr. Jeff Myers)Booth 147-149
Summit Ministries exists to equip and support rising generations to embrace God’s truth and champion a biblical worldview. Through curriculum for Christian schools, homeschools and churches, as well as conferences online, in CO and GA, and Summit’s gap year semester, tough questions are raised (and answered), and students are equipped to stand firm in their faith. In all of these things, Summit desires to see generations of Christians mobilized to transform a broken world. (719) 685-9103, summit.org, info@summit.org

Take Time for ArtBooth 44
Take Time for Art is the most fun you’ve ever had learning about art and history! We make bringing hands-on art into your homeschool easy for homeschool parents and fascinating for their children. Through entertaining streaming videos with wonderful art images and step-by-step hands-on art projects, veteran art educator and homeschool mom, Penny Mayes, guides your students through art as it integrates with history. Stop by our booth to learn more! (919) 998-6652, taketimeforart.com, pmayes@taketimeforart.com

TalkBox.MomBooth 54
At TalkBox.Mom, we help families to talk in a foreign language from day one. Through our subscription TalkBoxes and phrase book, we provide fun and engaging foreign language resources that integrate with your busy life. What is our secret? You’re learning a foreign language the same way you learned your first—by talking as life happens! Choose from 11 languages. talkbox.mom, support@talkbox.mom

Teaching TextbooksBooth 29-30
Teaching Textbooks has math curriculum designed specifically for homeschoolers, Math 3 through Pre-Calculus. (405) 525-3600, teachingtextbooks.com, customerservice@teachingtextbooks.com

Trail Life USABooth 55
Trail Life USA is church-based, Christ-centered, boy-focused mentoring & discipleship journey that speaks to the heart of a boy. Established on timeless values derived from the Bible and set in the context of outdoor adventure, boys grades K-12 are engaged in a troop setting by male mentors where they are challenged to grow in character, understand their purpose, serve their community and develop practical leadership skills to carry out the mission for which they are created. (321) 247.7761, traillifeusa.com/homeschool, Contact@TLUSA.com

Uncle Rick Audio Book ClubBooth 140
Great audio books for kids! These wonderful books are read in Uncle Rick’s colorful, informal style, biographies, fiction, history, adventure. And Uncle Rick reads Scripture and adds “character comments” for personal application. Buy individual books or save money on a set. Join the Uncle Rick Audio Book club and download two great audio books for only $10 dollars per month—plus enjoy Uncle Rick’s Bible Lessons, Fun Learning with Uncle Rick and Out & About with Uncle Rick. (434) 665-8346, UncleRickAudios.com

Uncle Rocky – FiremanBooth 86
Wonderful father-son read-aloud books for boys ages 3-7, Uncle Rocky – Fireman teaches boys how to be public servants while Uncle Rocky models how to be humble when praised for doing his job. In the process, dads and sons dress like firemen, shout truck sounds, and learn how to say “Glad to do it!” Officer Jack and EMT Kate complete the first responder series and provide read-alouds for both boys and girls. The book’s reflect typical first responder diversity. GladToDoIt.Net

United States ArmyBooth 91
The US Army Recruiting Battalion Soldiers will be present to answer any questions you may have about the active duty Army and Army Reserves. They will also discuss the benefits and training opportunities available in today’s Army. Information will be provided on a free education program available to students ages 13+ that includes free ACT/SAT prep, customized curriculum for high school and college readiness, and several additional resources on the website: March2Success.com. (919) 600-5584, goarmy.com , usarmy.knox.usarec.list.3jbn-vrt@army.mil

Usborne Books & MoreBooth 5-6
Usborne and Kane Miller books are the most exciting, engaging and educational books on the market today. They are high-quality, innovative, lavishly-illustrated and best of all, they are the books kids love to read. Choose from over 1,800 bright, colorful and fun titles covering a wide variety of subjects. ReadGrowLearn.com, triadbooknook.com

Veritas Baptist CollegeBooth 161
Veritas Baptist College, an online Bible college accredited by TRACS, exists to equip men and women for dynamic Christian service and leadership in Bible-believing churches by providing higher education that emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual development and preparation for ministry, both lay and professional. (812) 221-1714, vbc.edu, info@vbc.edu

Vickie’s Quintessential Science BusinessBooth 160
Q is a health and wellness company that creates nutraceuticals and supplements which focus on mental and physical health. It has quickly grown to be number one in its endeavors to provide families with natural resources to help with immune support, chronic pain hormone balance, anxiety, weight management, etc. Our post pandemic bodies and lives need support reorienting to our new normal. Q has a full suite of nutritional products to help everyone in the family. shop.mysciences.com/vickielct, vickielcturner@gmail.com

Virginia Soaps & ScentsBooth 101-102
We are the Spargur family, a veteran homeschool family of 11. Since 2007, we have been creating an entire line of completely handcrafted bath and body products including, soaps, lotions, hair care, skin care, salts, scrubs, natural deodorants, cleaning and laundry products. va-soaps.com, richelle@va-soaps.com

Watson Piano StudioBooth 206
We exist to help pianists love making music, particularly students and professionals who experience pain or injury from playing the piano. After a decade of collaboration with medical practitioners and experts in piano technique after my own injury, I can confidently tell you that it’s possible to recover and play without pain. If you or someone you know is experiencing pain related to playing the piano, let’s talk about finding resources for you to make music without pain. (816) 456.7218, celestewatson08@gmail.com

Winston-Salem FairgroundsBooth 166
The mission of the Fairgrounds is to plan, promote and produce annual events including the Carolina Classic Fair, agricultural, fraternal, educational, social, entertainment activities, and events year-round for the citizens of Winston-Salem. Each year the Fairgrounds sees more than 500,000 patrons walk through its doors. (336) 727-2236, wsfairgrounds.com/, comments@wsfairgrounds.com

Word of Life Bible InstituteBooth 51
Word of Life Bible Institute is a fully accredited, collegiate-level program offering intensive Bible study and ministry training designed to help students deepen their faith and discover God’s vision for their lives. wordoflife.edu

The Write JourneyBooth 63-64
The Write Journey courses help students think critically, improve their writing skills and develop an appreciation for classic literature. Exposing students to the basic, core concepts of literature, as well as introducing them to a formal writing program are key components to learning how to analyze literature and communicate what they’ve learned through their individual writing. (916) 696-1759, thewritejourney.net, info@thewritejourney.net

The Young WriterBooth 68
We help young writers achieve their goals & pursue their dreams, whether that be conquering writer’s block and finishing that chapter or signing their first book contract and building the foundation of an author career. Our co-founders, Brett Harris & Jaquelle Crowe Ferris, both became bestselling authors as teenagers and have helped hundreds of young people hone their craft & publish their work. Visit our booth to learn more about our programs and our special NCHE offer. TheYoungWriter.com, yww@theyoungwriter.com