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August
WedAug 0 3

Family: Wandering Wednesdays Hiking Club

Families will meet with IDEA and iGrad Staff at various trailheads in the Anchorage Area to hike on Wednesdays.

Check your IDEA email or click here to visit the family side of the IDEA website to read more and sign up.

WedAug 1 0

Family: Wandering Wednesdays Hiking Club

Families will meet with IDEA and iGrad Staff at various trailheads in the Anchorage Area to hike on Wednesdays.

Check your IDEA email or click here to visit the family side of the IDEA website to read more and sign up.

MonAug 1 5

CSI: AK Forensic Science Camp

This class is designed to introduce youth to careers in public safety, science careers supporting crime scene investigation, and an introduction into firearms and archery safety. Instructors from the State Crime lab, Alaska State Troopers, U.S. Marshal Service, FBI, APD, Alaska Fish and Wildlife Troopers, and Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game.

CSI Camp 2022 IDEA Flyer

All details are available by logging on to the family side of the IDEA website. Click here.

TueAug 1 6

CSI: AK Forensic Science Camp

This class is designed to introduce youth to careers in public safety, science careers supporting crime scene investigation, and an introduction into firearms and archery safety. Instructors from the State Crime lab, Alaska State Troopers, U.S. Marshal Service, FBI, APD, Alaska Fish and Wildlife Troopers, and Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game.

CSI Camp 2022 IDEA Flyer

All details are available by logging on to the family side of the IDEA website. Click here.

TueAug 1 6

General Orientation Meeting (Registration Required)

  • Announcing General Orientations
    All meetings are at the Anchorage IDEA Office, 670 West Fireweed Lane.  New families  and families who have missed a General Orientation are encouraged to attend a General Orientation. You’ll meet other homeschoolers and we’ll cover how to use many of the resources available to you! This will $ave you time and money!  Some families enjoying attending a General Orientation as a refresher and you are always welcome!!
    Sign up here  and plan to attend a General Orientation at the IDEA Anchorage Office on one of the following days. –

    • Thursday, June 23rd from 6:45 to 8:15 PM
    • Wednesday, July 6th from 1:00 to 2:30 PM
    • Thursday, July 25th from 6:45 to 8:15 PM
    • Tuesday, Aug 16th from 1:00 to 2:30 PM

      * Note: Evening meetings will be cancelled if there are no sign ups!  Click here to sign up https://bit.ly/IDEAmember

WedAug 1 7

Family: Wandering Wednesdays Hiking Club

Families will meet with IDEA and iGrad Staff at various trailheads in the Anchorage Area to hike on Wednesdays.

Check your IDEA email or click here to visit the family side of the IDEA website to read more and sign up.

WedAug 1 7

CSI: AK Forensic Science Camp

This class is designed to introduce youth to careers in public safety, science careers supporting crime scene investigation, and an introduction into firearms and archery safety. Instructors from the State Crime lab, Alaska State Troopers, U.S. Marshal Service, FBI, APD, Alaska Fish and Wildlife Troopers, and Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game.

CSI Camp 2022 IDEA Flyer

All details are available by logging on to the family side of the IDEA website. Click here.

ThuAug 1 8

CSI: AK Forensic Science Camp

This class is designed to introduce youth to careers in public safety, science careers supporting crime scene investigation, and an introduction into firearms and archery safety. Instructors from the State Crime lab, Alaska State Troopers, U.S. Marshal Service, FBI, APD, Alaska Fish and Wildlife Troopers, and Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game.

CSI Camp 2022 IDEA Flyer

All details are available by logging on to the family side of the IDEA website. Click here.

ThuAug 1 8

LIVE w/IDEA Lesson Instruction Vendor Expo

If you are a Lesson Instructor Vendor with IDEA or a family that knows of a great Instruction (or Activity) Provider, here is an invite to the Family Fun Day LIVE @ The Dome.

Instructors Click here to sign up!

Families click here to register for Family Fun Day

ThuAug 1 8

Family Fun Day LIVE @ The Dome

Dear IDEA families,

Please click here to sign up so that your child can be assured a spot on the turf!

Region A IDEA Families are invited to visit and play at the Dome on August 18th from 1 to 3 PM.  The Dome staff will direct students in play for Laser Tag, RC Car play, sports & fitness activities and parents can visit the Lesson Instruction Vendors Expo  (where vendors are available at tables on the track surrounding the turf!

There is a toddler play area where parents or a mature student must accompany children ages 0 to 4.

Prize Drawing for families who visit the tables!

Visit homeschool parents & staff. Socialize in the toddler area. Bring water only.  No food allowed on track or turf!!

To make this event enjoyable for all and assure that the Dome will have sufficient staffing, please check your Monday email.    Thank you!

Families click here to register for Family Fun Day

Instructors Click here to sign up!

ThuAug 1 8

Anchorage Office Closes @ Noon for Family Fun @ The Dome

Mark Your Calendar!!!

Region A IDEA Families are invited to visit and play at the Dome on August 18th from 1 to 3 PM.  The Dome staff will direct students in play for Laser Tag, RC Car play, sports & fitness activities and parents can visit Lesson and Activity Vendors on the track around the turf!  Prize Drawing for families who visit the tables!

Visit homeschool parents & staff. Socialize in the toddler area.

To make this event enjoyable for all and assure that the Dome will have sufficient staffing, please click here to sign up! Thank you!

FriAug 1 9

CSI: AK Forensic Science Camp

This class is designed to introduce youth to careers in public safety, science careers supporting crime scene investigation, and an introduction into firearms and archery safety. Instructors from the State Crime lab, Alaska State Troopers, U.S. Marshal Service, FBI, APD, Alaska Fish and Wildlife Troopers, and Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game.

CSI Camp 2022 IDEA Flyer

All details are available by logging on to the family side of the IDEA website. Click here.

TueAug 2 3

August Parent Meeting Intro to PAC

Parents are invited to attend the Parent Advisory Committee’s first meeting of the year. Normally, PAC meetings will occur on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. 

Parent Advisory Committee: Your connection to community, fun, and where great ideas are born! Join us!

Most meetings last only one hour.  Feel free to come 1/2 hour earlier with your bag lunch and visit!

TueAug 2 3

K-6 Fireweed Club

Join IDEA Staff to learn about the Fireweed Club and their meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.

More details and sign up information in your Monday News or click here to log on to the family side of the IDEA Website and sign up!

TueAug 2 3

Ages 9-18 Running Club

Would you like to visit with families who have students your age and enjoy the last bits of running trails before the snow?  Then come join IDEA’s Running Club.  Kids age 9 and up and adults may join the club which will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning August 23rd through September 8th. And then on Thursdays until September 29thth from 3:00pm – 4:00pm at Westchester Lagoon Playground.

Parents, you are welcome to participate in Running Club or stay at the Westchester Lagoon Playground area in case your student needs you. We will learn stretching techniques and begin training on the bike path.  Our goal is to learn a bit about running. You may want to participate in the Tuesday Night Races which begin on September 13th.  Click here or scan the QR Code

WedAug 2 4

Anchorage Office Closed for In-Service

The IDEA Anchorage office is closed for In-Service on Wednesday 8/24/22.

Our staff will take that day to organize and coordinate ways to support you!  Thank you for your patience in waiting for use of the office and library as well as waiting for our staff to respond to you.

ThuAug 2 5

Ages 9-18 Running Club

Would you like to visit with families who have students your age and enjoy the last bits of running trails before the snow?  Then come join IDEA’s Running Club.  Kids age 9 and up and adults may join the club which will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning August 23rd through September 8th. And then on Thursdays until September 29thth from 3:00pm – 4:00pm at Westchester Lagoon Playground.

Parents, you are welcome to participate in Running Club or stay at the Westchester Lagoon Playground area in case your student needs you. We will learn stretching techniques and begin training on the bike path.  Our goal is to learn a bit about running. You may want to participate in the Tuesday Night Races which begin on September 13th.  Click here or scan the QR Code

ThuAug 2 5

Family Tetrahedral Kite Building & Flying

IDEA families are invited to participate in a fun-filled afternoon creating tetrahedron kites and flying them in the wide open space of the park. Kits and instructions will be provided.

Click here to log on to the family side of the IDEA website and sign up!

FriAug 2 6

High School Academic Decathlon Intro

IDEA Anchorage Office - Workshop Room
Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

IDEA’s High School Academic Decathlon Study group has unique opportunity for scholarships and comradery. Join us and learn about the Academic Decathlon and the AcaDeca Study group.

Friday, August 26th – IDEA Anchorage Office – 1:00 PM

See Academic Decathlon2022-23 info flyer

FriAug 2 6

Gr 6-8 Academic Pentathlon Intro Meeting

Join us at the Anchorage IDEA office at 1:00 PM to learn more about this study group that meets on Fridays throughout the fall.  All parents and students gr 6-8 are invited!

To learn more about IDEA  Pentathlon, please click here to log on to the family side of the IDEA website.

 

TueAug 3 0

Ages 9-18 Running Club

Would you like to visit with families who have students your age and enjoy the last bits of running trails before the snow?  Then come join IDEA’s Running Club.  Kids age 9 and up and adults may join the club which will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning August 23rd through September 8th. And then on Thursdays until September 29thth from 3:00pm – 4:00pm at Westchester Lagoon Playground.

Parents, you are welcome to participate in Running Club or stay at the Westchester Lagoon Playground area in case your student needs you. We will learn stretching techniques and begin training on the bike path.  Our goal is to learn a bit about running. You may want to participate in the Tuesday Night Races which begin on September 13th.  Click here or scan the QR Code

TueAug 3 0

High School Orientation

High School Orientation – August 30th 11:00 AM – Anchorage IDEA Office – 670 West Fireweed Lane, Suite 110

Parents of High Students will want to attend a General Orientation and a High School Orientation. High School Students are encouraged to attend the High School Orientation with their parent(s).  Please click here to sign up

TueAug 3 0

K-6 (Poetry) Recitation Station Information Meeting

Before the Pandemic, this group of parents & 20 students would meet to learn about and discuss poetry. There was always a long waiting list to participate in this group. Already, this group is full for the 22-23 school year.

This meeting at the IDEA office on Tuesday, August 30 from 2-3 PM  will be your opportunity to learn more about starting a group.  You can request meeting space at the IDEA office or have meetings at your home/ other meeting places. If you’d like to know what you could include, please plan to attend.

If you are interested Becca C posted information in our private facebook group.  Be sure to message her if you plan to visit the group – FB link – https://www.facebook.com/groups/183500655049474/search/?q=recitation 

WedAug 3 1

Family: Wandering Wednesdays Hiking Club

Families will meet with IDEA and iGrad Staff at various trailheads in the Anchorage Area to hike on Wednesdays.

Check your IDEA email or click here to visit the family side of the IDEA website to read more and sign up.