Support Groups
Homeschoolers have created networks of support to provide a way to make friends, get ideas and information, and to offer positive socialization opportunties to their children. You can join in! There are many groups to choose from, many with specific affiliations, like Christian groups or unschoolers' groups. Some are eclectic, inclusive, and open to anyone. Whatever your interest, you are sure to find other like-minded parents. And if you don't find what you are looking for, we've put together tips for starting your own group.
Local & State Groups
Support groups offer a way for those interested in homeschooling or new to home education to get information and support. They also offer opportunities for social activities, group learning, and networking. Find a support group near you in Colorado.
National Groups
Tap into the national homeschool movement by connecting with these national homeschool groups and support organizations.
Social Media
Connect with other homeschooling using social networking tools. You can share tips and ideas, get support, collaborate on lesson plans, upload photos, and much more.
Co-Ops
A co-op offers a way to share teaching duties with others who are excited and knowledgeable about a subject. It also offers an opportunity for your children to learn in a group and to make friends. Browse through this list of co-ops in Colorado.
Umbrella/Cover Schools
An umbrella or cover school provides an alternative way for parents to fulfill governmental educational guidelines and requirements. Most offer a variety of services, which can include curricula, social activities, field trips, standardized testing, portfolio reviews, evaluations, and graduation materials, including diplomas. While umbrella schools do tend to the needs of homeschoolers, they are considered a type of private school in most states.
Resource Centers
Homeschool resource centers offer classes, materials, field trips, and other activities for parents and children alike. They are great ways to get new information, engage in group activities, and network with other homeschoolers.
Public School Programs
Public schools are increasing offering programs to appeal to homeschooling families, from classes to educational materials to computer and distance learning. In most cases, students enrolled in these programs are considered public school students rather than homeschoolers. Learn more about these programs and decide if these are right for your family.
Group Management
Learn how to start and manage a homeschool support group, including how to stay organized, how to handle conflict, and ideas for your support group.
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Fort Collins Catholic Homeschoolers
Fort Collins Catholic Homeschoolers is a Catholic homeschooling support group for families in the Ft. Collins area. They provide support, information, and activities.
Two Roads Charter School
Two Roads Charter School is a highly sought after program providing rigorous academics addressing the unique educational needs of traditional and homeschooled students; all students are empowered to develop confidence, define their future and achieve their highest potential.
Springs Homeschool
This group is for all homeschoolers in the Colorado Springs area.
Christian Cottage Schools
This private school offers services to homeschoolers including assessment, custom curriculum development, mentorship, and support, and involvement and protection. We offer a full service home schooling solution for your family regardless of the educational challenges or questions you may have so you can be successful having school at home. They specialize in special needs curriculum.
Spiral Academy
Spiral Academy is dedicated to serving the needs of home school families, primarily in Colorado, who desire the benefits of private school enrollment with minimal oversight over their educational activities. Their sole intent is to lend support for academic excellence that is always conducted in the spirit of religious and cultural tolerance. Religious and political beliefs are not part of Spiral Academy's identity or purpose. Students have an eclectic mix of beliefs, political affiliation, and ...
Longmont Association of Eclectic Homeschoolers
This group is for home schoolers in the Longmont and surrounding areas of Colorado. Offers field trips, seasonal parties, crafts, educational activities and needed Mom's Night Out.
Arkansas Valley Homeschoolers
Support and encouragement for homeschool families in the Arkansas Valley. They also offer an email list.
The Colorado Cyber School
Colorado Cyber, is a statewide K-12 cyber school program that is offered by Douglas County School District to any student who resides in Colorado. Colorado Cyber uses Lincoln Interactive and Aventa, two of the nation’s leading online curriculum used by thousands of students across the country, which is a high-tech, high-touch comprehensive learning package that offers flexible, dynamic and adventurous learning opportunities for students.
Tri-Lakes/Black Forest Homeschoolers
This is a group of secular homeschooling families who live in the Tri-Lakes/Black Forest areas.
Front Range Christian School Homeschool Program
Front Range Christian offers homeschool options for K-12 students. Elementary and junior high students (K-8) may participate in a one day per week homeschool enrichment program. Senior high students (9th-12th) may choose from any core or elective courses (on a space available basis). Front Range Christian School also offers a complete umbrella program for families desiring assistance with record keeping, graduation and more.
Well Trained Mind Colorado
Well Trained Mind Colorado is for people in Colorado using the WTM method to educate their children. This is a chance to share ideas and information on a regional basis.
Denver Inclusive Homeschoolers
This is a group for unschoolers/homeschoolers/life learners to get together for fun activities. This is a non-religious based group.
Colorado Heritage Education School System Independent School
The Colorado Heritage Independent School, a private Christian school, provides homeschooling families "umbrella school" services (record keeping, etc.). Homeschooling families who are not enrolled in an independent school must report their records to a public school district. Students enrolled in their independent school are considered private school students, and as such, submit records to Colorado Heritage. They also provide curriculum and scheduling advice, as well as encouragement, to famili...
Washington Park Homeschoolers
Washington Park Homeschoolers is a secular homeschool support group located in CO with most of our members living in central Denver. This group is for kids and their parents who already home school or who are just thinking about it. Some of our activities include a science/art group, bookclub, park days and field trips.
Christian Homeschoolers of Castle Rock
Christian Homeschoolers of Castle Rock is a private, non-profit, faith-based support group for Christian homeschoolers in the Castle Rock area of Douglas County, Colorado, who are teaching and training their children at home. They offer support to other Christian homeschool families by meeting regularly for encouragement, offering information about educational opportunities in the local area along with fellowship and instruction.
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