Expo Vendors 2023
We appreciate all these vendors for participating in this year's Homeschool Expo. Check out the links below to find out more about their programs and services.
See you at Jamil Center, 206 Jamil Rd, Columbia, SC 29210
Saturday, June 24 from 10am-4pm
Admission is FREE -- Open to the Public
Cola City Homeschoolers
An inclusive network for social and educational opportunities for homeschoolers.
Check out our calendar for local events and activities.
The SC Homeschooling Connection
A free resource hub promoting awareness of the achievements, philosophies and issues in homeschooling in South Carolina and beyond.
The SC Homeschool
This affordable accountability organization will be offering advice and encouragement at the Expo Help Desk.
Stop by with your questions!
based in Irmo providing supportive activities and resources designed to benefit all home educators in the greater Columbia area regardless of religious preference, political affiliation, ethnic background, family structure, or educational philosophy.
Premiere Vendors & Sponsors
BJU Press--Homeworks by Precept
BJU Press Homeschool is a publisher of K-12 textbooks and video courses for homeschool families. HomeWorks by Precept is a partner with BJU Press Homeschool because we share their core values of Biblical worldview, academic excellence, and critical thinking.
Trinity Homeschool Academy
Trinity is a Christian homeschool co-op and resource center. The co-op meets one day a week and is open to K-12 students. The resource center meets two days per week and is a university style program that offers for-credit courses for middle and high school students.
Midlands Technical College
offers high school students a jump on a college degree or a career while meeting high school graduation requirements. Public, private, and home-school students can enroll for the program and take courses tuition-free. With [email protected], students can save thousands of dollars while getting up to two years of college credits.
South Carolina’s Virtual Library is the "information place" for all South Carolinians. DISCUS, which stands for Digital Information for South Carolina Users,
provides free access to an electronic library that’s available 24/7.
a family owned student & group travel agency
specializing in customized group travel at budget friendly pricing. Provides a complete travel package designed according to your specifications. Most packages include: round-trip motorcoach transportation, accommodations, meals, attractions, performances, itineraries, and a tour escort.
Vision Therapy Institute
Optometric vision therapy services utilize various tools and exercises, honing the skills your vision needs to perform at its best! These vision therapy services can help children and adults make the most of their vision.
Request an appointment with our team today!
A Gentle Feast
A complete Charlotte Mason curriculum for grades 1-12 that provides a rich, family style education that is full of books, beauty, and truth. It is gentle to both parent and child, while providing a firm academic foundation.
Sylvan Learning of the Midlands
At 2 convenient locations - Irmo and Village at Sandhill - to help our local homeschool families. We can provide standardized testing and academic support to help your students catch up, keep up, or get ahead with our personalized approach. We also provide College Prep, SAT/ACT Prep, and Study Skills classes.
SC Association of Independent Homeschools
The mission and ministry of SCAIHS is to provide educational counseling and encouragement to parents as they shepherd their children through their educational journeys. SCAIHS seeks to assist parents to provide the best education possible, equipping their students to serve the Lord in whatever capacity He leads.
Columbia International University
SC's premier Christian college. CIU offers accredited, career-focused degree programs and highly-engaged faculty. Undergraduate, graduate, seminary, and dual enrollment options.
The Write Journey
Weaving literature into a child’s language arts studies helps them develop essential writing, critical thinking, and communication skills. When we blend literature and writing, we get back to the basics of quality education. If you are looking for practical, creative language arts instruction, come learn how to get the most out of a book.
The team of Chiropractors at MaxLiving Health Center Columbia, are proud to serve the Columbia, South Carolina area with specialized and advanced spinal correction, prenatal care, and chiropractic care. Free scoliosis checks for the kids and posture exams for the adults.
Rooted in Learning
provides virtual preschool sessions to help 3-5 year old children prepare for Kindergarten, while having fun and making friends. Also offers specialized Math and ELA tutoring services for K-8th grade students. Our passion is for children and we are here to partner with parents and caregivers to help all children grow.
SC Numismatics Association
SCNA is dedicated to the promotion and the advancement of the knowledge of numismatics and to promote friendly feeling for one another through social activities and the interchange of ideas and discussions of mutual interest about coin collecting.
Paper Pie Books
Home of Usborne & Kane Miller Books, Learning Wrap-ups and Smart Lab Toys.
The most exciting, engaging, and educational books on the market today. High-quality, innovative, lavishly-illustrated, and best of all, we are the books kids love to read!
A distinct learning platform that supports both in-person and online learning opportunities. The platform emphasizes critical thinking and hands-on experiences to aid students in developing vital life skills. By the time they complete the program, students are competent and equipped to face real-life challenges.
Math Sharp Kids
Do your children struggle with basic facts? Maybe they are counting on their fingers to get an answer. Would you like to make it a game? This is a great resource that will allow them to play their way to success in their math studies!
Participating Programs, Products and Services
Family Connections of SC
is a statewide non-profit organization that provides programs
and support to families that have a child
with a disability or specific healthcare need.
is an online music program, a welcome addition to any homeschool instruction because you just plug in and play. I'm the teacher Cindy McKain.
Each lesson tells a story that includes musical activities that make learning fun!
Moments of Magic Travel
Sharon Shelley is a Travel Concierge specializing in Disney Destinations. She works with families and groups and can book just about any destination including many amusement parks and cruises.
Nature As Teacher Preserve for Education
aims to connect communities to nature
by providing and supporting nature focused programing
for all ages!
Palmetto Homeschool Association
PHA is a statewide Option 3 Accountability Association
providing the integrity and support you need
with all the freedom you deserve.
Homeschooling the Special Needs Child
Independent consultant provides curriculum assistance
for parents of children with Special Needs.
We also do testing and assistance with implementation of accommodations.
Legacy Builders Associates
Our purpose is to support underrepresented parents on their home education journey. We are not an accountability group however we strive to work with accountability groups to bring the homeschooling community together to offer graduations, conferences, national honors society, workshops, and more.
Nelson's Bright Minds Academy
offers one -on-one tutoring for your child grades 2-12, most subjects & History research based course to grades 5-12.. Expanding to homeschooling options for parents who want an alternative to public schools.
Pathways to Healing
Primary prevention curriculum for middle & high school students regarding sexual violence prevention. Training for parents/caregivers in recognizing and responding to childhood sexual abuse.
Educational Learning Services LLC
offers tutoring, educational therapy and home school guidance counseling.
Initial consultation is free!
is celebrating 25th anniversary year offering
quality dance education in a family atmosphere
and professional quality performances.
Brighter Outlook Vision
is a vision therapy only practice that helps
mostly children with visual problems who have trouble
reading, learning, focusing, or paying attention.
Richland County Library
Richland Library is committed to giving students across Richland County and the Midlands access to resources, materials and information that will help them succeed academically and grow personally.
World Changers Leadership Academy
a non-profit homeschool cooperative providing
a fun and engaging curriculum, field trips, events and community.
Peaceful Gatherings Nature School
A self-directed, nature-based school for ages 2.5 to middle school that offers an outdoor, bilingual education in Columbia, SC. Where tender hearts and adventurous spirits play to learn.
The South Carolina Confederate Relic Room
offers regular, free Homeschool Friday classes during the academic year, as well as group tours and other special programs. Scheduled tours for homeschool groups are also free of charge! Covers state military history from the Revolutionary War through the present.
YMCA of Columbia
Home School Swim and Gym Program is great way to work physical activity, healthy living, socialization and play into your homeschool curriculum.
A free, supplemental online learning program serving South Carolina students in grades 6-8 & High School. VirtualSC's courses are asynchronous, rigorous and standards aligned. VirtualSC teachers are Highly Qualified, experienced SC certified educators.
HCU Accountability Association
Keeping homeschoolers legal in the state of SC. Offers all the fun extras: a learning co-op & Hybrid academy, archery team, field trips, clubs and more!
Harvest Collaborators United
Co-op & hybrid academy offering a la carte classes, in-person and online, ranging from preschool to High School and ACE College Credit Classes. Teaching to the WHOLE child, producing well rounded children.
Silent Crusaders Archery Team
Your local NASP Homeschooling Archery Team competes against elementary, middle, and high school public schools in the Midlands.
*Also accepts online public schoolers
helps homeschoolers find the curriculum resources that best fit their individual needs, by providing a free web app that makes it easy to find, build, and share curriculum plans. Developed by homeschoolers, for homeschoolers.
Wild Vine Soaps
Handcrafted, amazing looking and smelling soaps, beard oils, shave soaps, and bath bombs.
And Used Books/Curriculum
Language on Mission (LOM)
offers Christ-centered, live online Spanish and Mandarin classes for kids and adults. “Mission,” which speaks to the heart of our program – to equip children and adults with language skills so they can not only derive all the wonderful benefits of being bilingual, but to engage and love the world in a deep and meaningful way.
SC Military Museum
Provides quality STEM education and hands-on opportunities while preserving SC's rich military history. Offers homeschool workshops, co-op field trips and on-site visits for free!
USC String Project
A university-sponsored community program offering instruction on the bowed stringed instruments (violin, viola, cello and bass). Group classes and orchestra from 3rd grade thru high school and beyond.
The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE)
is committed to promoting access, affordability, and excellence
within the state system of higher education. Information regarding SC State Scholarships and Grants.
Sponsors, Vitually Supporting the Expo
Be sure to visit their website to find out more about the opportunities and resources available for homeschoolers.
Upcountry Homeschool Association
With over 25 years of homeschooling experience, UHA serves families statewide who wish to enjoy the freedom to educate their children, as is allowed in the law, without unnecessary oversight.
Rookie Rescuer, by Tommy Neiman
A workbook for kids 2nd-6th graders to learn about God
and 'First Responder' work through Real calls!
Sal's Ol' Timey Feed & Seed
sells local, non GMO seeds & plants and as a seventh generation, Sal enjoys sharing her knowledge of South Carolina gardening.
Submit A Vendor Application
Ready to promote your program, product or services to the homeschool community? We'd love to have you at Homeschool Expo 2023!
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