Fun Add-Ons

2014 THSC Southwest Convention and Family Conference

THSC has arranged the following Fun Convention Add-Ons for your vacation!

Add-Ons are available to Convention attendees only while quantities last.

Adding to Your Previous Registration? If you’ve already registered for the Convention but would like to add any of these activities to your registration, simply click here.

The Duggar Family LIVE!

The Duggar FamilyFeatured on “The Early Show,” “The Today Show,” “The View,” “Fox & Friends,” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” the Duggar family has become an American icon of traditional values. They desire to make Christ known and to herald the Bible as the owner’s manual for life.

Enjoy performances and Scripture recitation by the Duggar children and hear all about the rise to fame of this unique and extraordinary home schooling family.

When: Saturday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m.
$10 in advance,
$18 at the door. Children 3 and under attend free.

Leadership Seminar

Leadership seminarLeaders, teachers, board members, co-op directors, etc, this workshop is for you!  Learn the secrets of great leaders. Topics will include: Biblical conflict resolution, volunteers, and how to influence others.

Student leaders, you are the future!  This separate workshop, for ages 10 to 18, is designed to help you grow in leadership with hands-on activities, skits, role-playing and much, much more!  Check back often, as new details about this must-attend workshop will be added soon!

We will not have programming for children under 10, but they are welcome to attend with parents.

When: Thursday, July 24, at 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.
$10.00 per adult/student, $5.00 per child (under 10)

Encouragement by Chocolate

Encouragement by Chocolate at THSC ConventionMoms who attend Encouragement by Chocolate will enjoy a delicious time of chocolate, coffee, and sweet fellowship—and, of course, encouragement with featured guest, Michelle Duggar! “He Hears Our Humble Cries” is the topic of the evening and Michelle will share from her heart about times of joy and praise, struggle and sadness. Through it all, the Lord is faithful to hear the humble cries of His children. He calls on mothers to listen for His still, loving voice and praise Him in the midst of our challenges.

Don’t miss this chance to laugh, share, win door prizes, and enjoy yummy desserts with other home school moms!

When: Friday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m.
$25 per person

New This Year: Discipleship with Donuts

Discipleship with DonutsJoin special guests Jim Bob Duggar of “19 Kids and Counting” and Todd Wilson with Familyman Ministries for some early morning fun. Menu includes donuts, fruit, coffee, tea, and juice. You won’t want to miss out on this time to laugh along with our hosts, meet other home school dads, and win AMAZING door prizes!

When: Saturday, July 26, at 7 a.m.
$15 per person

Hank’s Family in Concert

Hank in ConcertJoin John and Kris Erickson as they invite you into the endearing and wholesome world of Hank the Cowdog, Head of Ranch Security. Enjoy hearing the Ericksons sing the songs and tell the stories you’ve come to love in the Hank the Cowdog books. Get to know Hank’s “family” as the Ericksons also share from their life experiences of home schooling their own children, creating Hank stories, and yes, life on a ranch.

When: Friday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: Free to all registered attendees. Additional tickets: $5 each. Children 3 and under free.

Thursday Field Trip

thursday-field-tripTHSC has planned a rare Convention field trip sure to excite your entire family! Meet the reigning Texas Honey Queen and get up close and personal with the Beehive Exhibit housed at 7 Acre Wood in Conroe, just 20 minutes from the Convention Center.

Join us on Thursday, July 24, at 9 a.m. as we explore the life of bees. You’ll have an opportunity to ask any question you’ve ever wanted to know about bees and to get your photo taken with Miss Texas Honey Queen! Feed the animals in the petting zoo, challenge your family to a round of minigolf, race your friends around the Little Tike racetrack, and play leisurely at the western town and swings. Each child will receive a goody bag upon completion of the scavenger hunt. Ticket price includes animal feed and a popsicle for each child. You won’t want to miss this event. It will be a day of fun for the entire family! Bring a picnic lunch or order your lunch in advance.

When: Thursday, July 24, at 9 a.m.
Tickets: $11 per person in advance (ages 18 months and older)

Special Fellowships

Special FellowshipsDon’t miss out on this FREE Convention perk! Special fellowships for the following groups:

  • Support Group Leaders
  • Small Families
  • Minority Families
  • Families with Single Parents
  • Families with Special Needs Children

When: Saturday afternoon, July 26

Space Center Houston

spaceGive your family an out-of-this-world experience at Space Center Houston. Purchase these special discounted tickets and enjoy the exhibits, presentations, and hands-on activities unique to Space Center Houston.

Tickets: $13 per person in advance. Tickets valid for one year.

Houston ASTROS

baseballExtend your Convention vacation a day and take advantage of exclusive, discounted tickets to see the Houston Astros take on the Miami Marlins, Sunday, July 27, 2014. Five different seating locations are available ranging in price from $10 to $33. As an additional benefit, all service charges are waived for THSC Convention attendees.

When: Sunday, July 27 at 1:10 p.m.
Tickets: $10 to $33

Wet’n’Wild SplashTown

Wet'n'Wild SplashtownCool off from the summer heat with these discounted tickets only available to THSC Convention registrants. You’ll save over $14 per ticket, valid anytime during the 2014 open season.

Tickets: $25.99 per person. Tickets valid during 2014 open season.