Since 1984, CHEA has been hosting an annual homeschool event that features workshops for homeschoolers at all stages, an exhibit hall with curriculum, resources, and services, children's and teen conventions, high school graduation, and much more. Join other homeschool families from across the state as you are encouraged and equipped for the school year ahead. This is an event you don't want to miss!
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Thank you to our main convention sponsors.

General Information


July 13 – 15, 2023


Calvary Chapel Downey
12808 Woodruff Ave, Downey, CA 90242


Parking is free and plentiful on-site at Calvary Chapel Downey.


Embassy Suites Downey
8425 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241

All rooms are two-room suites, and include a full, hot breakfast each day. Overnight parking is available at a discounted rate of just $7 per night; daytime parking is free of charge.

Special convention rates start at $175 per night.


It is important that you read our Event Policies to help you navigate the wealth of information related to the operation and benefits associated with the Convention. By registering for and attending this event, you are signifying that you have read and agree to abide by the Event Policies for this event.


Meet Our Speakers

Our keynote and featured speakers are no strangers to the homeschool community, each of them with years of homeschool experience under their belts. The information they will share in their workshops will be helpful, practical, and timely, no matter what stage of homeschool life you find yourself in.



Convention Rates

All family registrations include both parents, children 18 and under living in your home, plus two grandparents.

Regular Rate CHEA Members
Members Only Early Bird
Family Registration
March 13-19, 2023
Not Available $60
Early Bird Family Registration
March 20 – June 15, 2023
$90 $80
Regular Family Registration
June 16 – July 15, 2023
$100 $90
Additional Family Members $10 $10
Teen Convention
(grades 7-12)
$70 $70
Children’s Convention
(ages 5-12)
$70 $70
Walk Thru the Bible otLIVE
Family Event

(Thursday, July 13)
(3rd grade through adult;
2nd grade and younger are free)
(3rd grade through adult;
2nd grade and younger are free)
Thursday Classes for All Ages
(Thursday, July 13)
Varies Varies
Exhibit Hall Only Pass
(available onsite, one day)
$20 $20