The Home Education Network provides this list as a service to the community. Event listing does not imply endorsement by HEN.
Many of the events listed here are run by the Home Education Network, our members or other home educators. At these events, parents have full responsibility for the supervision and safety of their own children.
Some listings are from businesses who run classes/activities for home educators as a commercial enterprise. If leaving children at such an event, ensure it is a safe environment for your child and that facilitators have Working With Children Checks.
Home educators have widely differing needs and expectations. It is up to each family to decide which events are suitable for them.
HEN events are covered by our insurance and can be run by any HEN member. Guidelines are in the member area.
Event organisers: please check to see what else is on and avoid clashes wherever possible, this is especially important for camps. If your event would clash, please contact the other camp organiser to check whether they have reached minimum numbers before proceeding. It is our experience that clashing events compromise the numbers for both. Note that clashes of camps or large events may result in the second event not being covered by our insurance.
Organising an event? See our tips for help.
Parents retain the responsibility for the education and supervision of their own children. HEN is committed to keeping children safe see our Statement of Commitment on Child Safety for details.
Insurance: HEN events can be covered by our insurance see here for details
If you’d like to have your event or class listed on the calendar, please email through the details to firstname.lastname@example.org
For Victorian Events, look here.
See also: Local and interest groups
HEN has recently created a Facebook group for South Australian home educators, and those considering home education. Its aim is to be a source of information, support and encouragement. You are free to post questions here and have general discussions about things related to home education. https://www.facebook.com/groups/hensouthaustralia
Excursions, Camps & Special Events
Feb 2023HEN Virtual Incursion: NGV Colony to Nation – 06/02/2023 at 10:00 am - 10:45 am
HEN Virtual Incursion: Life Cycles & Growing up on the Reef – 14/02/2023 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
HEN Online Informal Monthly Chat - General Home Ed Support – 15/02/2023 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
HEN Virtual Incursion: Blast Off! How Rockets Work – 22/02/2023 at 10:00 am - 10:45 am
HEN Online Informal Monthly Chat - Neurodivergence & Disability – 22/02/2023 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
HEN Virtual Incursion: Mummification – 27/02/2023 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mar 2023HEN Virtual Incursion: Scientist vs Universe - Why Physics is Awesome – 06/03/2023 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
HEN Online Informal Monthly Chat - General Home Ed Support – 15/03/2023 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
HEN Virtual Incursion: Your Voice in Victoria – 17/03/2023 at 10:00 am - 10:30 am
HEN Online Informal Monthly Chat - Neurodivergence & Disability – 22/03/2023 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm