KWCHEA Convention is held in Kitchener at Rockwood Elementary and takes place the first weekend in April.
OCHEC Convention is hosted by Redeemer University and takes place the first weekend in May.
Cathy Duffy Reviews is a great website to search for curriculum that is best suited to your unique family's needs.
EdX is a massive open online course provider. It hosts online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines to a worldwide student body, including some courses at no charge.
Easy Peasy Homeschool is a no frills, free online curriculum that is ever expanding and updating.
The Gutenberg Project has thousands of free e-books that are no longer under copy write protection. Nothing but the classics here.
Kids of Integrity from Focus on the Family, is a free Bible based curriculum to encourage Godly character through devotions, memory verses and fun family activities.
Khan Academy is a free educational website for all sorts of subjects.
Librivox has thousands of free audio books that are no longer under copy write protection. Great for long car trips or bedtime stories.
Lynda is an online learning website that is a subsidiary of Linked In, and is free through the Brampton Library.
Progressive Phonics is a great learning to read program and all of their resources are free to download.
Read-Aloud Revival has huge list of great books to read with your kids. There is also a podcast and blog posts of book reviews and other information related to the importance of reading to your children.
Starfall has great worksheets and worksheet generators that you can customize and print. The site also contains other great free learning to read resources and apps.
Tree of Life School and Book Service provides and recommends learning resources, plans customized courses of study, hosts online class discussions for some courses, and supports the learning in your home through feedback and evaluation of your children’s work.
Typing.com for a free online course to learn how to type and track your progress.
Udemy is an online learning platform. It is aimed at professional adults and uses content from online content creators to sell for profit.
Alphablocks for learning phonics and early reading.
Hoffman Academy for free online piano lessons.
Homeschool Pop has videos covering a variety of subjects and grades.
Kids Learning Tube makes learning fun by turning any subject matter into a catchy song.
Learn French with Alexa is just one of the free tools out there to make learning French fun.
Bee Keeping Lab at the University of Guelph is open on certain dates for public tours. Come learn and interact with these great pollinators.
The Brampton Library has a lot of free educational programs throughout the year. Check their calendar for event listings, and pick up a good book to read while your there.
The Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory has a homeschool program that runs throughout the school year at a discounted entrance rate. Check out their on-line calendar for dates.
Fitzone (a.k.a. Home School Fitness) at Century Gardens Recreation Centre is a fun way to add physical education to your homeschool program. It is a drop-in program that is $2.00 per child per visit, and runs Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. Bring indoor shoes and a water bottle.
Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum hosts special homeschool days and programs during the year. It is part museum of the Waterloo Region and part historic village.
PAMA Peel Art Museum and Archives has great art activities most weekends and great events during the holidays. Get a yearly membership or borrow one from your local library branch for free.
Peel Safety Village run by Peel Police is a great place to teach your kids safety rules while having fun exploring the village in ride-in jeeps or on bicycles. Check out there 'Open to the Public' days in the summer.
Play in the Park is a free drop-in program, run during the summer break by the City of Brampton. Participants ages 6 to 13 will have the opportunity to play various organized games and sports with program leaders. Activities will vary by the week and location and are subject to change.
The Riverwood Conservancy has many outdoor exploration activities for your family to explore the nature around us.
Telling Tales is a yearly festival and book swap that takes place every fall at several venues in the Hamilton area and is fun for all ages.