Here you will find upcoming field trips and special events. INCH members can sign up on co-op days or by contacting a Field Trip Coordinator or INCH Board Member. Please see submission and participation guidelines.

Event:“Battle of Deep Creek” Civil War Reenactment
Day:Saturday, May 27, 2017
Cost:Pay once, get in all weekend! $25 for the whole family, $10 per adult (18 plus), $5 per youth (13-17), FREE for 12 and under, active military and family, $5 per person for the lantern walk
Location:Deep Creek Farms
Address: 811 North Deep Creek Rd., Medical Lake, WA
Details:Come and see for yourself the most turbulent times our country has ever endured — the Civil War.

Hear the crash and boom of the artillery. Feel the weight of the rifles and packs that the soldiers carried. Meet the fine ladies in their gorgeous dresses. Watch as battles are reenacted, and honor the 700,000 men who died for their beliefs.

All this at the Deep Creek Civil War Reenactment just outside Spokane, WA, May 27th, 28th, & 29th.

From I-90, take exit 277 for Hwy 2 toward Davenport. Drive 13 miles and turn right onto Deep Creek Road. Drive 2.2 miles and arrive at the event location.
Event:Year-End Party
Day:Monday, Jun 5, 2017
Location:Bluegrass Park
Address:6071 N Courcelles Pkwy, Coeur d'Alene
Details:Please pick two to bring to the potluck (Salad, Dessert or Chips) and bring your own drinks, lawn chairs, swimsuits, towels, balls etc.
Hot Dogs, fixings, plates and utensils will be provided.
RSVP Gretchen.
Event:Tuesday Night Swing Dancing
Day:Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017
Location:St. John the Baptist Church
Address:4718 E Horsehaven Ave Post Falls, ID 83854
Details:Many INCH families have been spending their Tuesday evenings here and would love for you to join them! Check it out.
For more information go to or email Daniel
Event:Homeschool Used Curriculum Sale
Day:Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017
Cost:Free to shop
Location:The Frog Church (aka Covenant United Methodist Church)
Address:15515 Gleneden, Spokane
Details:Shopper Info:
Free to attend, browse, and shop. There are new and used books, curriculum, posters, educational games, puzzles, manipulatives, and so much more. Buy and ask questions from parents who have used the curriculum.

There will be a "Free Used Curriculum" table. Anyone can add to it or take from it during the sale.

There is no childcare available. You are totally responsible for your own children at all times. Everyone is expected to respect the church's property and stay out of areas where we are not allowed to be.

Used Curriculum Seller Info:
Each space is approximately 7' x 9'.
When you arrive to set up your items, you can select your space.
Vendor Limit: 40 indoor vendors, 40 outdoor vendors
If you want more than one space, you must choose an outdoor space. One indoor space per person.
You are welcome to bring tables, small book shelves, and displays.
The church has only 12 rectangular tables and 16 round tables to use. Request a table on the online registration form.
There are chairs for the indoor spaces only. Outdoor vendors must bring their own chairs.
Set up begins at 8 am. Clean up ends at 3pm.
Since you are responsible to make your own transactions, bring small bills and coins to make change. Most people bring $20 bills so come prepared for that.
Space Cost: Free, if you show up. There is a $10 registration fee per space that will be fully refunded after the sale, as long as you show up. If you register, pay, and don’t show up, the $10 will be donated to the church.
If you register for an outdoor space and the weather is bad or questionable on the sale date, you can have a full refund if you contact Exploring Families before 10 am on June 7.

Details and Registration
Kelly Clark
Exploring Families®, LLC, Educational & Fun Activities for Kids & Families
Event:Homeschool Skate Day
Day:Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017
Cost:*Admission: $4.50 ~ Families of 5 or more: $20 *Quads: FREE ~ Inlines: $2.00 *The Price is already discounted. So sorry, no passes accepted.
Location:Skate Plaza
Address:Corner of Hwy 95 and Dalton Ave., Coeur d'Alene
Details:Skate Plaza's Homeschool Skate is held the second Tuesday of every month. Several INCH families usually attend. North Idaho Home Educator's Association (NIHEA) has a short meeting during the monthly Homeschool Skate around 1:15. Their annual membership fee is $5.
Event:Silverwood Day
Day:Monday, Jun 19, 2017
Cost:*Ages 8- Adult are $21 * Ages 3-7 and Seniors (65+) are $14 * Children newborn thru 2 years of age are free
Location:Silverwood Theme Park
Address:27843 US-95, Athol, ID 83801
Details:Registration Deadline: Monday May 22nd,2017
Event: 2nd Annual INCH Family Camp
Day:Friday, Jul 7, 2017
Location:Farragut State Park
Details:A fun family weekend you don't want to miss!
Event:Fall 2017 Teacher Registration
Day:Sunday, Aug 13, 2017
Details:8/13 @ 6pm - Teachers - for only the hours they are teaching
Event: Returning Member Registration
Day:Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017
Details:8/15 @ 6pm – Returning Members
Event:New Member Registration
Day:Thursday, Aug 17, 2017
Details:8/17 @ 6pm – New Members
Event:Registration Ends
Day:Sunday, Aug 20, 2017
Details:8/20 @ 6pm – Registration ends
Event: CHOIS North Idaho Regional Homeschool Conference
Day:Saturday, Oct 7, 2017
Time: All Day
Cost:$25 for the full day event, your spouse can attend for free
Location:Candlelight Christian Fellowship
Address:5725 N. Pioneer Dr., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815
Details:More than a conference, an event to remember. Come hear Rachael Carman, co-founder of Apologia Educational Ministries.
Registration opens June 15, 2017
For more information and to register, visit

Please RSVP to Linda Bobbitt, unless otherwise noted. If the field trip has a limited number of participants, she will fill the spots in the order that she receives the e-mails. She will respond to your e-mail to confirm your participation. If your family will be absent from a field trip for any reason, please notify Linda by e-mail or phone. The e-mail reminder she will send within 2-3 days beforehand may include parking instructions, maps, or other details. Please check your e-mail shortly before the day of, to ensure you don't miss any important information. Sign-ups and money are usually due by the Monday prior to the trip, either by mail (P.O. Box 1194, Rathdrum, ID 83858) or in person at co-op.

Linda would love your input on field trip ideas. Please contact her with your ideas or leave a suggestion for a field trip in the "field trip suggestion bag/box", on one of the main tables. Also, if anyone would like to volunteer to co-organize field trips with Linda, please contact her.