Friday March 24 and Saturday, March 25, 2017

New!  Click here for details of the Workshops and the Keynotes, and here for a list of the vendors

Friday  9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Workshops / Used Curriculum Swap Meet

Saturday  9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Keynote Sessions / Curriculum Exhibit Hall / Ladies’ & Men’s Luncheons / Teen Track

First Baptist Church of Patchogue

482 North Ocean Avenue

Patchogue, NY  11772

Schedule for Friday, March 24 (Schedule is subject to change)

9:30 am Registration Opens

10:00 – 12:00 Used Curriculum Swap Meet

11:00 – 12:00 Workshops I

12:15-1:15 Meet and Greet

1:30 – 2:30 Workshops II

2:45 – 3:45 Workshops III

4:00 – 5:00 Workshops IV

Schedule for March 25 (Schedule is subject to change)

9:00am Registration Opens

9:30 Announcements / Worship

10:00am Keynote Session

10:00 – 5:00 VENDOR HALL (click here for list of vendors)

12:00 – 2:00 Ladies’ / Men’s Luncheons

2:15 – 3:15 Featured Workshop Session

3:30 – 4:30 Keynote Session

For the Used Curriculum Swap Meet, you may reserve an 8ft table to sell your used curriculum. The reservation fee is $10 per table.  Only education resources are permitted to be sold and you must man your own table.  Feel free to share a table with a friend, but your materials must remain within the space you are provided.  Tables will be available on a first come basis.  The Used Curriculum Swap Meet is available Friday, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Sold resources shall not violate the Christian standards set for in NYS LEAH’s Statement of Faith (  The Convention Committee reserves the right to remove items it deems as inappropriate for our program.  All unsold materials must be cleaned up and removed by seller/owner.

The Teen Track program is scheduled for Saturday, March 25, and will be run by Patrick Henry College.  It is for youth ages 12 – 19.  Please watch the video teaser below!

All Teen Track registrants will check-in at First Baptist Church and then we will transport to Gospel Community Church, Sayville.  During check-in, a parent/guardian will be required to sign a permission slip for each participant. Teen Track schedule to be provided at a later date.  Lunch is included in the registration fee.  Please note:  All Teen Track participants must be pre-registered.  There will be NO on-site registration.

The Ladies’ Luncheon and the Men’s Tool Time are wonderful events where the Moms/Dads can sit and have lunch with other Moms/Dads.  A full lunch will be served.  This is always a time of great encouragement and fellowship. This is not to be missed!  These two events are held on Saturday ONLY.

** PLEASE NOTE:  There is NO seating for children at either the Mom’s or Dad’s luncheons.  The only exception is for nursing babies.  **

As a convenience to registered attendees, who will not be attending the Luncheons, you can choose to purchase a bag lunch (turkey sandwich, bottle of water, and chips).   This option is for Saturday ONLY and must be pre-ordered with on-line registration. (If you are attending the Luncheons, you may not purchase bag lunches for children and leave them unattended.  All children must remain under parental supervision at all times.)

We will be hosting a food-drive to benefit Lighthouse Mission, during the Convention.  Non-perishables will be collected both Friday and Saturday.  For more information about Lighthouse Mission, go to  Thank you in advance for your generosity!

For those who need/desire overnight accommodations, we have secured a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn, 2000 North Ocean Avenue, Farmingdale (631)732-7300 at a discounted rateYou will be required to make your own reservation directly with the hotel.  Provide the code “NYL” to receive the discounted price, which is guaranteed until February 22, 2017. We have also reserved a block of rooms at the Ramada Plaza Long Island, 1730 North Ocean Avenue, Holtsville (631)758-2900.  The discount code is “CGNYLA”, and is effective until March 9, 2017.

Registration Fees:

Early bird fee, expires 2/10/17

  • LEAH members – $30 for individuals / $35 for couples*
  • Non-LEAH members – $40 for individuals / $45 for couples*

Regular fee, as of 2/11/17

  •  LEAH members – $40 for individuals / $45 for couples*
  •  Non-LEAH members – $50 for individuals / $55 for couples*

*Couple refers to a husband/wife.  We cannot honor discount for friends, sisters, grandparents, etc.

Teen Track – $15 per person (only being held on Saturday, March 25)

New to Homeschooling Discounted Flat Fee – $20 individuals/couples**

**If you are considering homeschooling, have never homeschooled before, and have NEVER attended a LEAH Homeschool Convention before, you can attend at the discounted fee.  However, your attendance will be expected at the “New to Homeschooling” workshops on Friday, March 24.  This is a one-time discount offer. 

Online Registration