Coalition at Bogus Basin Mountain
12:00 PM12:00

Coalition at Bogus Basin Mountain

RSVP today for FREE tickets to either the sled hill or the new Bogus Basin Mountain Coaster!

We will be set-up in the lodge area for a lunch and then for those who RSVP, we will allow charter families to head to the sled hill or mountain coaster. This is an open event for all charter parents and students in Idaho!

12:00PM -1:00PM
1:00PM- 2:00PM

E-mail or call Coalition Manager, Murphy Olmstead to RSVP today!

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Coalition at the Farmstead!
6:00 PM18:00

Coalition at the Farmstead!

The Coalition of Idaho Charter school Families invites you to join us at the Farmstead Corn Maze!

Join us at the Farmstead Corn Maze for an evening of fun before Halloween!

When: Tuesday, October 30th

6:00PM- 8:00PM

We will have a table set-up with food/ drinks and some great information for charter parents around the Treasure Valley! The Farmstead has activities from hayrides, farm animals, a potato sack slide and the famous corn maze!

If interested please RSVP by e-mailing

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3:00 PM15:00

Discovery Center of Idaho Event!

The Coalition of Idaho Charter School Families will be hosting a day at the Discovery Center of Idaho. As the school year is coming to a close, we wanted to reach out to share a fun and educational experience!
The first 10 people to RSVP will receive FREE admission!

We will be set-up at the front where we will get you to sign-in and enjoy a fun-filled day in the exhibit. If you would like to RSVP, please e-mail our Coalition Manager at

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Snowshoes and Nordic Skiing at Bogus Basin
1:00 PM13:00

Snowshoes and Nordic Skiing at Bogus Basin

We at the Coalition invite you to join us for a fun day exploring the Nordic trails at our neighborhood hill, Bogus Basin! This is a fun way to get everyone out of the house during the holiday season and enjoy the beautiful mountain. We will provide warm drinks and snacks on the mountain. Let's hope for some snowfall the next week. 

FREE snowshoe or Nordic ski rentals for those that show up!

The first 20 to RSVP get free rentals, (ONLY 4 SPOTS LEFT) please RSVP to below.

E-mail and let us know how many will be in attendance!

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Scavenger Hunt @the State Capitol!
10:00 AM10:00

Scavenger Hunt @the State Capitol!

Join us for a fun-filled day at the Idaho State Capitol! We will be hosting formerIdaho Attorney General, Dave Leroy, who will be speaking as William Wallace. We will also be hosting other speakers and information about our states history. There will also be a chance to win prizes in our Scavenger Hunt! We will have small snacks for the everyone but please bring your own lunch to the event.

November 10th, 2017 10:00AM – 1:00PM

Where: Idaho State Capitol Building
700 W Jefferson St, Boise, ID 83702



Contact: Murphy Olmstead

Phone: 208-871-3885




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Book Drive at the Moscow Public Library!
4:00 PM16:00

Book Drive at the Moscow Public Library!

Hello Everybody!

The Coalition of Idaho Charter School Families is hosting a Book Drive!                     
Moscow Public Library on October 6th from 4:00PM- 6:00PM.

 Address: 110 S. Jefferson Street Moscow, ID 83843

I hope the start of school has gone great for all of those enrolled in your charter of choice this Fall! We here at the Coalition of Idaho Charter School Families are going to be in the Moscow, ID area on October 6th to host an book drive for the charter school families of the Palouse! Our mission is to promote and advocate for public policy in Idaho that furthers the advancement of charter schools and the innovations in education. In preparation for a great year, we wanted to host an event to get together those families involved with the program who want to learn more about how they can help keep our kids in their school of choice!

Please bring any old/ used books and we will collect them to donate to the Moscow Public Library!! We will be providing snacks and information at the event. Also, take some time to explore your local library and all it has to offer.

Please RSVP with Murphy Olmstead if you plan to attend.

Murphy Olmstead

PH: (208) 871-3885

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Solar Eclipse Information Session
12:00 PM12:00

Solar Eclipse Information Session

Information Session!

August 18th, 2017 Friday- 12-3PM 

Herrett Center for Arts & Science on the College of Southern Idaho campus

Frost Learning Lab & Eccles Library

The Coalition of Idaho Charter School Families is hosting an information session at the Herrett Center! We will be giving out information for the advocacy of school choice in Idaho and ways that you can get involved in the Coalition. Drinks and cookies will be provided and the museum is free to the public. We hope to see you all there!

The first 25 people that show up get free Solar Eclipse glasses!

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Capitol Day at the Legislature
9:00 AM09:00

Capitol Day at the Legislature


·         Tuesday, January 27, 2015

·         9:00am  3:00pm

·         Basque Center 

Please register by January 20, 2015 at REGISTER NOW!

The Coalition of Idaho Charter School Families and supporters of Education Choice for Idaho proudly announces our 2015 Capitol Day event in Boise on Tuesday, January 27th! The Capitol Steps Rally provides the opportunity to speak directly with your elected officials in Boise and let them know how important the continuation of public charter and public virtual schools are to our children as well as to the over 11,000 Idaho students and their families who are not able to benefit from charter and virtual school public education in Idaho. Please join us! This is a fun and educational way to introduce our children to the workings of state government and the legislative process.

Students may also enter the Idaho Ed Choice Video Contest for a chance to win a Chromebook for themselves and a Samsung tablet for their school, to be awarded at the Capitol Day Rally. To enter, students should create a short video (up to 90 seconds) showing what Educational Choice means to them or their family. Learn more or submit your video on the Idaho Ed Choice Facebook page.

Please register by January 20, 2015 at


12:00 to 1:15 PM - Rally on the Capitol Steps
1:30 PM - Signing of Proclamation 2nd Floor Rotunda

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11:00 AM11:00

The Harvest Festival Hot Dog Feast

  • 3100 S Meridian Road Meridian, Idaho 83642 (map)
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The Coalition of Idaho Charter School Families Presents

The Harvest Festival Hot Dog Feast

Attention residents of legislative Districts 20, 21, 22. Want to meet your candidates? Attend our free event on November 1st! Check it out here! 

The details are below.  

November 1, 2014

11 am to 2 pm

Legacy Feed & Seed—Under the Porch!!

3100 S Meridian Road

Meridian, Idaho 83642

Meet Legislative Candidates from Districts 20, 21, 22

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