branson convention center| May 16 – 18, 2024

Branson, MO

Branson Add-On Options

Make sure to scroll to the bottom of the page to see all the add-on opportunities

Theatre Program

Two days of songs, theatre lessons, show preparation, games, and so much more! Imagine a week of theatre camp but in 2 days in a fun and safe environment.

The program runs Friday and Saturday typically from 9am-6pm. This is for ages 10-16. Maximum capacity for the program will be 100 children.

Cost is $75 for both days, per child.

Art Workshops

We are super excited to be working with Creating a Masterpiece again this year to present 3 different art workshops! The classes will be Thursday 5/16 from 4:20pm-5:20pm, Friday 5/17 from 9:00am-10:00am, and Friday 5/17 from 4:00pm-6:10pm. Cost is $25 per child per class.

Mom's Night

As homeschool moms, we are always on call, aren’t we? We are privileged to meet the needs of our husband and children and to be the glue that holds our families together. At Teach Them Diligently, we want to offer YOU a night of fellowship and refreshment.

Join Leslie Nunnery and Ginny Yurich for an evening of Fun, Fellowship, Games, Laughter, Relaxation, Prayer, And Much, Much More!

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Homeschool Guidance Counselor

Sign up for your time to connect with our Homeschool Guidance Counselor to get started on your visits with college representatives at Teach Them Diligently.

This is open for all families with students currently in 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade only.

This event is FREE! Sign up for a time today!

Family Movie Night

Join us Friday night to watch Sight and Sound Theater’s DAVID

Captured during a live broadcast, this extraordinary film gives you the best seat in the house for every spectacular moment of the show!

This event is free and is on Friday, May 17th at 7 pm

Programming Workshop

We are super excited to be working with Excalibur Solutions again this year to present 2 different programming workshops. The first workshop is called Balloon Pop in Scratch. In this workshop, you will learn how to code your own arcade game using the SCRATCH program. The second workshop is called T-Rex Run in Python In this workshop you will create your own game similar to the T-Rex jumping game on google using the Python program.

This is for ages 12-18.

Cost is $25 per child per class.

ActorsBible Experience

Immerse your family in the transformative world of the ActorsBible Experience, where Scripture comes alive through interactive storytelling, music, role-playing, and reflection.

Step into a realm where you can enact biblical scenes with teleprompted scripts, karaoke songs, and 360° visuals of the Holy Lands.

This event is FREE! Sign up for a time today!

Teen Program

Three days of worship, bible lessons, games, and so much more! Imagine a week of summer camp put into 3 days in a fun and safe environment.

The program runs Thursday evening, Friday, and Saturday. This is for ages 12-18.

Cost is $12 for the whole weekend, per teen.

Children's Program

Two days of songs, memory verses, bible lessons, games, and so much more! Imagine a week of VBS but in 2 days in a fun and safe environment.

The program runs Friday and Saturday typically from 9am-6pm. This is for ages 4-10.

Cost is $75 for both days, per child.

FAQs

Information coming soon!

We do! We would love to have you volunteer at the event! For more information on volunteering click here!

We strive to keep the Teach Them Diligently Convention reasonably priced compared to other conventions. We encourage you to attend the whole event if possible.

Single-day passes will be available for purchase on-site only.

We do not offer exhibit hall only passes at this time.

We deeply respect any parents who are serving our country while homeschooling their children. 

Therefore, we offer a special discount of $30 off a regular priced registration for any military families. Please note, this special discount cannot be combined with any other offer

We deeply respect any parents who are serving while homeschooling their children. 

Therefore, we offer a special discount of $30 off a regular priced registration for any Pastor or Missionary family. Please note, this special discount cannot be combined with any other offer

Art Classes

There is a variety of art lessons your child will have the opportunity to participate in, thanks to Creating a Masterpiece! This class is available for children 7 years of age and up, and your child will be able to take home a beautiful piece of artwork that they created!

Class registration is just $25 per child, per lesson and includes all the supplies they will need to create their masterpiece. Check out some of the lesson types below that will be available for your child to take and some examples of the art-piece they will be making!

Children's Program

Two days of songs, memory verses, bible lessons, games, and so much more! Imagine a week of VBS but in 2 days in a fun and safe environment.

The program runs Friday and Saturday typically from 9am-6pm. This is for ages 4-10. Maximum capacity for the program will be 400 children.

Cost is $75 for both days, per child.

Wild Bros Workshop

The Wild Brothers have grown up chasing after adventure and discovering in some of the remotest parts of the world as missionary kids.

The Wild Brothers will demonstrate that it does not take being on the far side of the world to have adventure, all you have to do is get off your couch and into your corner of creation to experience the beauty of the outdoors and learn about your Creator!

The cost is $0 for this workshop thanks to Trail Life, USA! Space is limited!

ETRON Circuit Class

Join Etron Circuit Labs for an exciting, hands on project that will teach important electronic principles that will demonstrate a basic understanding of how a typical alarm system works, either in a home or in a vehicle. Participants will build a basic circuit that demonstrates the theory behind the inner-workings of a typical alarm system, and once completed, be challenged to build upon that principle to achieve additional outcomes using the basic circuit they have built. This interactive hands on session will include prizes while being fun and engaging for all. Recommended for students 11 & above (or younger with parental participation).

Cost is $25 per student. Space is limited!

Programming Classes

Is your child or teen interested in learning how to do STEM projects? If so, we would love to have them join us for these hands-on, interactive classes!

There will be several different classes such as: Creating an Arcade Game in Scratch, Learning Python, and Designing Your Own Web Page.

The cost is $25 per class, per student. Each class will be 1 hour and 15 minutes long. Space is limited!

Photography Classes

The Photo Class is a series of interactive photography classroom sessions centered around learning practical photography skills regardless of the camera you have.

Bring any camera! For any skill level. Let’s go in-depth and more hands-on than a regular convention presentation. 

Get ready for photo assignments and constructive photo critique by a professional photographer too.

The cost is $25 per student, per class.

Teen Program

Three days of worship, bible lessons, games, and so much more! Imagine a week of summer camp put into 3 days in a fun and safe environment.

The program runs Thursday evening, Friday, and Saturday. This is for ages 12-18.

Cost is $12 for the whole weekend, per teen.

Writing Class

Do you have a teen who enjoys writing fiction? Or, maybe one that doesn’t like writing at all? We’re here to help them ignite their love of storytelling. In addition to receiving individualized feedback, students will emerge from the workshop with a solid novel concept that carries deeper truths they’re genuinely excited to write.

The Young Writer is a Christian organization that equips young writers in their teens and twenties to change the world with their words. Tricia Goyer will be helping with this class. 

Cost is $25 per class per, student. Space is limited!

Homeschool College Fair

Don’t miss out on the Homeschool College Fair at Teach Them Diligently! This is a fantastic opportunity for 9th-12th graders to explore their college options and meet representatives from various colleges and universities. Plus, if you participate in the fair, you’ll get a $50 rebate on your registration fee! Don’t miss this chance to take the next step in your academic journey. Register now and join us at the Homeschool College Fair!

Actors Bible Family Experience

  • Pick any Bible story and cast parts

  • Listen to the AudioDrama and practice the song

  • Put on costumes and props

  • Role-play the scene while being immersed in a visual and audio experience 

  • Answer spiritual application questions

 Step back in time to your favorite Biblical account and be transported in an epic adventure your whole family never forget.  This experience is great (and free!!) for the whole family! 

Torchlighters Family Event

Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind family event inspiring kids of all ages to be heroes of the faith! This interactive family night will showcase the Torchlighters you know and love.

The cost is $20 for a family (up to 4 people) any additional person will be $5. (3 and under are free.)

Men's Breakfast

Enjoy a time of fellowship just for Men on Saturday Morning.

Special thanks to Trail Life USA for sponsoring this event.

Cost is $8 with no meal or $16 with breakfast included!

FAQs

If you booked through the Black Fox, Springhill, Fairfield, or Residence Inn then please contact those hotels directly. All other hotels should be directed to the Pigeon Forge Housing Bureau. Within 30 days of check -in, you can call the hotel directly for information.

Be sure that you used your email and full first and last name in the reservation in order for the hotel/bureau to find you!