Youth

Youth are welcome to attend any adult sessions. Adults are welcome to attend any youth sessions except labs.
Note that the timing of the youth track is different from the adult’s on both days.

Youth Speakers

John Loge - Youth Speaker - AHEA Convention 2018

John Loge

Speaker Bio

John Loge

John loves the Lord Jesus with all his heart. He also loves to teach and preach, hunt and fish, deliver babies and work in the emergency room. He is the husband of but one wife, father of four, and his favorite place to travel is Israel. He has been on mission trips to Republic of Congo three times; Cameroon, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, and India each once. A very thankful recipient of God’s grace, his passion is to share what God has taught and given him, whether professionally as a physician or a Bible teacher.

Topics Include:

  • Persevering Standout vs Passive Sloth
  • Life Just Blind-sided Me!
  • My Name is John & I am from Berea
  • The Best Faith Defense is Offense
Patty Marler - Youth Speaker - AHEA Convention 2018

Patty Marler

Speaker Bio

Patty Marler

Patty Marler is currently experiencing the 'AHEA President' portion of God's calling for her and is passionate about encouraging and empowering people. Interacting with youth is a great love of Patty's, and she hopes to stimulate young people to forge ahead in life.

Topics Include:

  • What Do You Want to Do When You're Done School? The Progression of a Calling

Friday - Youth Labs

Youth aged 12-17 can listen to the Youth Speakers or attend Labs. It is free to listen to the Youth Speakers but Labs require pre-registration with payment. Registrations will not be accepted at the door for Labs. Please see the schedule to determine which lab, if any, that your youth might participate in. Please note that labs may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

Carmen Zayac - Youth Lab Leader - First Aid Basics

First Aid Basics Lab

Carmen Zayac  |  Biography  |  Cost $10  |  Time: 1 Hour

This lab will cover the following: staying safe in an emergency scene, dealing with life-threatening hazards, carrying out basic CPR protocols, providing assistance to victims who are choking or bleeding severely, and splinting broken bones. Time permitting, first aid for medical conditions will also be covered (asthma, diabetes, and severe allergic reactions). All supplies will be provided.

Pre-registration and $10 payment is required.

Carmen Zayac

Homeschooling mom of three, Carmen Zayac is a fully certified First Aid instructor and has been the First Aid responder for AHEA’s conventions for the past three years.

Rosebud School of the Arts

Theater Creation Lab

Cassia Schmidt of Rosebud School of the Arts  |  Cost $10  |  Time: 1 Hour

Be Transformed. Transform Culture! Rosebud School of the Arts offers a post-secondary four- year theatre training programme, in Rosebud, Alberta. The mission is to provide arts training within a community of faith-based artists where students are equipped to be catalysts for transformation in our world. RSA students train as apprentices with Rosebud Theatre and study their craft with professional artists. Rosebud Theatre is currently offering its 35th Season with "Driving Miss Daisy", "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat", "The Amish Project", "The Diary of Adam and Eve", and "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol".

Check out www.rosebudtheatre.com or www.rosebudschoolofthearts.com for more information.

Pre-registration and $10 payment is required.

Chenoa Casamayor - Youth Lab Leader - Photography Lab

Seeing the Light: Understanding the Fundamentals of Photography

Chenoa Casamayor  |  Biography  |  Cost $15  |  Time: 2 Hours

Do you love photography, but sometimes find it can be technical and complicated? Come with your camera and join Chenoa for a hands on learning experience that will simplify photography and make the fundamentals fun! Any camera will do, but a DSLR is preferred.

Pre-registration and $15 payment is required.

Chenoa Casamayor

Chenoa owns Let There Be Light Photography and was home schooled from kindergarten through grade twelve. She received her first camera at a young age and has been taking pictures ever since. She pursued further education through the Institute of Photographic Studies and loves being self-employed as a wedding and portrait photographer. Let There Be Light Photography has taken her on many adventures, opened doors to ministry opportunities and has brought her full circle to sharing her passion with a new generation of home school students through her Kids with Cameras Program.

www.lettherebelightphoto.com

Isaiah Casamayor - Youth Lab Leader - Frog Dissection Lab Chantelle Hachey - Youth Lab Leader - Frog Dissection Lab

Frog Dissection Lab

Isaiah Casamayor & Chantelle Hachey  |  Biographies  |  Cost $20  |  Time: 1 Hour

By studying frogs, we can learn a lot about our own anatomy since frogs' organs and their layout are similar to humans. Join Chantelle and Isaiah in this highly hands-on lab of dissecting a preserved frog. All supplies will be provided.

Pre-registration and $20 payment is required.

Isaiah Casamayor

Isaiah Casamayor is a self-taught breeder of exotic frogs with an avid interest in Biology. At nine years old, his fascination with frogs started , as he began collecting the tadpoles of many native species. Raising them until they metamorphosed, he then studied them over the next few years of the amphibians lifespan. Now his interests have moved into all aspects of the field of Biology. Apart from frog raising he enjoys constructing vivariums, researching Permaculture, studying Entomology, and cross-breeding plants

Chantelle Hachey

Chantelle Hachey has had a love of biology for as long as she can remember, in particular frogs, which she has raised for many years. In addition to breeding various bugs and critters in order to feed her frogs, she loves collecting household plants, gardening, researching naturopathic remedies, and sketching and painting.

David Kitler - Eyes for the Wild Art - Youth Lab Leader

The Observational Skills of Drawing and Painting

David Kitler of Eyes for the Wild Art  |  Biography  |  Cost $15  |  Time: 2 Hours

David Kitler is a nature and wildlife artist who resides near Calgary. He graduated with honours from the Ontario College of Art and his paintings are part of collections around the world. David is a member of the Society of Animal Artists and the Artists for Conservation Foundation and has been invited to exhibit in some of North America's major art shows where he received numerous Best of Show and Excellence awards. Throughout his life, David has travelled to distant “corners” of the world in search of the subjects and experiences that he incorporates into his paintings. When not travelling or working in his studio, he shares the results of his lifelong passion for art, with his students.

Pre-registration and $15 payment is required.

David Kitler

David Kitler is a nature and wildlife artist who resides near Calgary. He graduated with honours from the Ontario College of Art and his paintings are part of collections around the world. David is a member of the Society of Animal Artists and the Artists for Conservation Foundation and has been invited to exhibit in some of North America's major art shows where he received numerous Best of Show and Excellence awards. Throughout his life, David has travelled to distant “corners” of the world in search of the subjects and experiences that he incorporates into his paintings. When not travelling or working in his studio, he shares the results of his lifelong passion for art, with his students.

www.davidkitler.com

Panels

Homeschool Graduates Panel: The Future is Friendly!

Moderated by Marianne van der Ahe

Alex Berger - Youth Panel  - Homeschool Graduates Panel

Alex Berger

Alex Berger

Alex Berger is a 2011 homeschool graduate from Central Alberta and the fourth eldest of 16 kids. After graduating he pursued his childhood aviation dream. Alex currently lives in Peace River where he works full time as first officer flying air ambulance throughout northern Alberta. He enjoys snowboarding, volleyball, surfing, cliff jumping, hanging out with friends, and going on adventures.

Dallas Lammiman - Youth Panel  - Homeschool Graduates Panel

Dallas Lammiman

Dallas Lammiman

Dallas Lammiman is a 2005 homeschool graduate from Airdrie, AB. He calls Didsbury home with his wife Jylisa and daughter Anya. Dallas has been making films for over 10 years as part of the MovieMakers team, which he cofounded with his father. Dallas has directed multiple award winning educational, documentary and feature films including Remember, My Grandpa Detective and Mayflower II. Dallas also runs a photography studio with his wife, Jylisa, shooting families, babies, weddings and actor headshots.

Stacey Sampson - Youth Panel  - Homeschool Graduates Panel

Stacey Sampson

Post-Secondary Institutions Panel

Representatives from various post-secondary institutions will briefly highlight their institution and explain their admission policy for homeschoolers. All presenters will be available in the exhibit hall after the presentation and throughout the weekend.

Topic: Entrance Requirements for Homeschoolers

Speakers & schedule subject to change without notice.

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