Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center

123 E. Main St., Rochester, NY 14604

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There is nothing quite like attending a (GHC) Great Homeschool Convention. So many awesome workshops to choose from; the speakers are simply the best; and shopping in the Exhibit Hall is an adventure where I always find new ideas and great convention deals. There’s fresh new info and material every year. You can’t go just one year! Don’t Miss It! You’ll be more equipped, encouraged and energized – both as a parent and as a Homeschooler.

— Claudine D., OH —

Equipping. Encouraging. Affordable. FUN!

You haven't been to a great homeschool convention until you have been to a Great Homeschool Convention!

Detailed PricingRegistration


For special events, each person needs a ticket, including infants and young children. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attendee Type

Ticket Type

Teen track Real Faith for the Real World teen track (NY)

Parents are welcome to attend without tickets.


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General Convention Schedule


  • 1:30 PM: Registration Desk opens
  • 2:30–3:30 PM: First session begins (45 minutes with a 15-minute transition time)
  • 4:00–5:00 PM: Full sessions begin (60 minutes with a 30-minute transition time)
  • 5:00 PM: Exhibit Hall opens
  • 8:00 PM: Special Event begins
  • 9:00 PM: Exhibit Hall and Registration Desk close


  • 8:00 AM: Registration opens
  • 8:30 AM: Speaking sessions begin
  • 9:30 AM: Exhibit Hall opens
  • Speaking sessions continue throughout the day:
    • 10:00–11:00 AM
    • 11:30AM–12:30 PM
    • 1:00–2:00 PM
    • 2:30–3:30 PM
    • 4:00–5:00 PM – Special Event – Slugs & Bugs Concert
    • 5:30–6:30 PM
    • 7:00–8:00 PM
  • 8:00 PM:
    • Exhibit Hall and Registration Desk close
    • Special Event begins


  • 8:00 AM: Registration Desk opens
  • 8:30–9:30 AM: First session begins
  • 9:30 AM
    • Exhibit Hall opens
    • Speaking sessions continue throughout the day:
      • 10:00–11:00 AM
      • 11:30AM–12:30 PM
      • 1:00–2:00 PM
      • 2:30–3:30 PM
      • 4:00–5:00 PM
  • 6:00 PM: Exhibit Hall and Registration Desk close
  • 6:00 PM: Special Event begins

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Volunteer for a four-hour shift and get free family tickets!

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Hotel Scam Alert

Each year, a third-party company claims to be booking rooms on behalf of Great Homeschool Conventions. This is a scam; their rates are $45–70 higher than what GHC has negotiated with area hotels.

We have nothing to do with this company and they do not represent us in any way.

Please book your accommodations through one of the options below to take advantage of our negotiated rates.

Hyatt Regency Rochester

From $149 per night

Discount valid through: June 30, 2019

Group code: G-GRET

Phone: 585-546-1234

  • Transportation available, free of charge, within a three-mile radius of hotel (based upon availability) between 6am-11pm daily
  • $5 – overnight parking with in and out privileges
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Connected to the Rochester Riverside Convention Center
  • Indoor Pool

Rochester Riverside Hotel

From $139 per night
2 Queen Standard Room

Discount valid through: June 30, 2019

Group code: 190730GREA

Phone: 585-546-6400

The GHC Rochester, New York homeschooling convention is an annual, regional event that is held at the Rochester Convention Center. This homeschool convention not only draws attendees from all over New York, but also from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, Delaware and even from Canada.

Special Hotel Discounts are also available for our Rochester, New York homeschool convention attendees. You’ll find that some attend as a family… and, in other instances, two or more homeschooling Moms will share a hotel room and carpool to the convention.

Are you new to homeschooling? This GHC homeschooling convention has much to offer you!

Are you a veteran homeschooler? This GHC homeschool convention has much to offer you!

Are you simply gathering information and considering whether or not to home school? This GHC home school convention has much to offer you, too!  

There are thousands of homeschooling Moms that look forward to attending a GHC regional homeschool convention each year, because these conventions are equipping… encouraging… and FUN! They provide three-days that are jam-packed with homeschool information, practical and proven homeschooling methods, and a huge Exhibit Hall full of amazing homeschooling resources and curriculum that they can browse and shop for special homeschool convention discounts.

There are dozens of awesome Featured Speakers at GHC homeschooling conventions. Quite simply, these experienced homeschool educators and leaders are some of the best people you’ll ever meet… and they are completely passionate about teaching and encouraging homeschooling moms and dads at our regional GHC home school conventions… and they do so via the 100s of information-packed workshop sessions that they lead at our conventions.

You will learn from speakers that include Andrew Pudewa, Dr. Kathy Koch, Sarah Mackenzie, Dr. Jay Wile, Pam Barnhill, Colleen Kessler, Dr. Christopher Perrin and dozens more!

The GHC homeschooling convention at the Rochester, New York convention center is crazy affordable, and will be a tremendous help to you as you homeschool your children. In fact, many of our attendees have told us that attending the convention was one of the most important things they’ve done – both as a parent and as a homeschooler.

We sure hope to see you there!