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.
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Not Back to School Camp

Not Back to School Camp is a non-denominational, non-religious homeschool camp. The camp offers workshops, spontaneous events, and special evening gatherings, bringing together campers who are excited about life and willing to be themselves and to reach out and connect with the others. 

Local & State Support Groups
Labor of Love Home Education Support Group
Are you an Apostolic home educator? Or are you thinking of starting to home educate? This Colorado home education support group offers Moms' Night Out, periodic fellowship days, monthly field trips and more.
Northern Colorado Homeschool Association (NCHA)
Northern Colorado Homeschool Association is a support group for homeschooling families, offering field trips, get togethers, singing, poetry, and craft classes. Also offers a monthly meeting where the children can show and tell about their latest interests, toys, projects, or hobbies. Members are mostly from Fort Collins and the surrounding area.
Christian Faith Homeschool Fellowship
This is a family-oriented, Christian support ministry for home educators in the Aurora, Colorado, area. They offer fellowship with other homeschooling families, academic and social activities, information, and encouragement.
Our Lady of the Plains Homeschoolers
This is a Catholic group of homeschool families that live along the eastern I-70 corridor between Bennett and Limon.
Hearts-at-Home Homeschool Support Group
Christian support group serving the Highlands Ranch/Littleton area in Colorado and surrounding communities. Offers social and educational activities for homeschooling children through a variety of activities including mom's night out, family social events, educational field trips, history and science fairs, events for 11 and up kids, and various educational presentations.
Longmont Homeschool Group
This homeschool group in Longmont, Colorado, is an eclectic, inclusive group welcoming people of various faiths or lack of faith, various homeschool styles, and various lifestyles. They offer park days, play dates, Mom's night out, and other events.
Colorado Homeschool Field Trips
This is an all inclusive group for homeschoolers of all ages to organize outings. Since we often travel for trips to places like the zoo, and some of us may be from more rural areas, this is a chance to make friends, network, and take advantage of group discounts!
Homeschoolers Outside the Box
This is a diverse, inclusive group and welcomes all homeschoolers, unschoolers, and anyone who provides a home-based education for their children in the greater Colorado Springs area.
Roman Catholic Homeschoolers
Roman Catholic Homeschoolers (RCH) is a group of homeschooling families in the Colorado Springs area. Their purpose is to support and enrich each other as families journey through the adventures of homeschooling. They currently only have an e-presence and do not have any official gatherings, though members occasionally organize Children’s Holy Hour, dining outs, field trips, or offer other private events. All members agree to act in accordance with the teachings of the Holy Father and the Magisterium as well as to abide by the membership agreement. RCH membership is required to join this yahoo group. A face-to-face meeting is required before membership is permitted.
Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC)
Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC), is a non-profit, Christian organization, dedicated to providing information, resources and leadership to all families involved in home-centered education. Offers information, annual conference, Day at the Capitol, speech and debate activities, spelling and geography bee, graduation ceremonies, and a magazine.
Common Ground Homeschoolers
Common Ground Homeschoolers is an inclusive group of families seeking educational alternatives for our children. They follow no specific religious or political agenda, nor do they espouse any particular educational or homeschool philosophy. They welcome all independently learning families, and choose to honor differences while building on combined strengths. They offer park days, field trips, monthly teachers' nights out, co-ops, opportunities for presentations and other activities.
Parker Christian Home Educators
This group offers wholesome, educational and social activities for homeschooled children, provide parents with support, information, and encouraging fellowship for the homeschooling journey. Also promotes non-government funded, home-centered education.
Colorado Classical Educators
Colorado Classical Educators is a group of South Metro Denver families who are providing their children with a classical education, emphasizing literature, particularly the classics, reading, writing, narration and Latin or Greek.
Homeschoolers Under God (HUG)
Homeschoolers Under God is a Fort Collins Christian support group for families who are teaching their children at home. Their purpose is to provide support, encouragement, information, and group activities to member families.
High Country Home Educators
Christian support group in Colorado Springs offering group activities, a monthly newsletter, legislative updates, field trips, monthly Mom's Night Out, high school graduation, and more.
Nature's Classroom Homeschool Group
This support group in Colorado Springs focuses on learning through living, especially through exploring the world around us.
Summit County Homeschools
Summit County Homeschoolers is an eclectic community of families who homeschool in Summit County, Colorado. They gather together for support, fellowship, fun and learning opportunities.
High Country Home Educators Support Group

High Country is a support group, offering a variety of activities and events for support and fellowship for member families. Mom's groups, a monthly newsletter, family directory, legislative updates, senior graduation, and HSLDA discount are just a few of the many services included in membership. Signature events include Fall Stampede, Senior Graduation Ceremony and the Junior/Senior Formal. 

Steamboat Springs Homeschool Group
Homeschooling families in the Steamboat Springs area meet once a week for classes, and offer field trips, community service events, holiday parties, and other fun.
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.
Metro North East Homeschoolers
Metro North East Homeschoolers is a group comprised of a variety of families with many learning styles, with children ranging in age from infant through high school. Offers socialization opportunities, including weekly activities, field trips, park days, crafts and educational-based experiences. Member come from the northeast parts of metro Denver including Thornton, Northglenn, Arvada, Broomfield, and more.
St. Mary Littleton Home Educators
These are homeschool families who attend St. Mary Littleton Catholic Church in Littleton, Colorado. Not everyone in the group belongs to St. Mary as their home parish. They are an informal subset of Holy Family Home Educators, which encompasses the greater Denver Metro area. The purpose of this group is to facilitate communication concerning events that would primarily be of interest to Catholic homeschooling families in this part of town.
Denver Catholic Homeschoolers
Denver Catholic Homeschoolers (DCH) is a homeschooling support group for Catholic home educating families in the Denver metro area (and surrounding areas of Colorado). This groups.io site is our online communication network. Our focus is on topics and discussions related to homeschooling and our Catholic faith and the promotion of educational and faith formation activities for Catholic homeschool families in our local community.  
Northern Inclusive Colorado Home Educators (NICHE)
Northern Inclusive Colorado Home Educators (NICHE) is an eclectic and inclusive association of families who homeschool in the Boulder county area particularly in Lafayette and surrounding areas within driving distance. They are a member-directed organization and offer park days, play dates, field trips, informational classes, and seasonal events.
Learning Adventures at Mountain Springs (LAMS)
Learning Adventures at Mountain Springs (LAM) is a ministry of Mountain Springs Church. It is a parent/child participation program designed to support the home school families of the community. they provide opportunities for student enrichment in art, music, science, history, physical education, and other subjects.
Homeschool Science Colorado (HSC)
Homeschool Science Colorado (HSC) is a homeschool group organized to participate in Science Olympiad. Founded in the fall of 2008, Homeschool Science Colorado has built a reputation as a top competitor while emphasizing teamwork and integrity. Teams from HSC have consistently placed among the top ranked teams in the state of Colorado.
R-HOM
R-HOM was founded for the purpose of encouraging parents who have chosen to educate their children at home. Meetings provide encouragement, fellowship, resources and prayer for all who participate. This is a Christian organization.
Aletheia Academy
Aletheia is a homeschool co-op group that serves families with children from preschool through high school. They offer classes such as Physical Education, Constitutional Literacy, Art, Literature, Drama, Apologia Sciences, Chemistry, and even a chapel time before classes. The families of Aletheia meet together in Aurora on Thursday mornings throughout the school year. They take field trips together and meet for game times and service projects.
Helping Our Members Educate (HOME)
Colorado Springs Christian support group offering parents' meetings, field trips, boys and girls groups, holiday celebrations, and more.
Heart to Heart Homeschooling Ministry
This group is a place where home schooling moms and children can encourage one another, grow in their relationships, and together provide opportunities to meet the unique needs of their families.
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.
Colorado I-70 Corridor Homeschoolers
The I-70 Corridor Homeschool Group is a non-directed homeschool support group serving communities along the I-70 corridor in eastern Colorado, including East Aurora, Watkins, Bennett, Strasburg, Byers and surrounding communities. The primary focus of this group is as a social and educational outlet for parents and children. They plan weekly get-togethers and field trips. Their goal is to provide a safe, friendly environment for our children to socialize and develop friendships.
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.
Eagle Valley Home School Network (EVHSN)
The E.V.H.S.N. exists to serve home schooling families by supporting and validating the educational merit of the home school experience. Offers an environment where home schooling families can interact, exchange resources and ideas, make friends, and communicate the benefits of the home schooling option to the public.
Agape Family Schools
Agape Family Schools is a support group for homeschoolers in Loveland, CO and the surrounding area. It is a Christian organization established for the purpose of providing support, encouragement and information for home schooling families. Activities for home schooled children include field trips and educational services. They hold bi-monthly meetings during the school year and have many small groups who meet on a more regular basis. Small group activities vary from a mom's night out, to field trips and park days.
SPICE Supporting Parents in Independent Christian Education
SPICE is a Christian Homeschool support group which was started for the sole purpose of encouraging those involved in home education with a Christ Centered focus. The purpose of SPICE is to be a resource and asset to home schooling families. SPICE is based in Grand Junction, Colorado and serves the area known locally as the Grand Valley.
Foothills Homeschoolers
This is a group of about 60 Christian families who homeschool their children in the SW metro area. The main focus of the group is mentoring and supporting homeschool families and moms so they can finish the "adventure" set before them. Monthly events consist of family gatherings on the 3rd Monday of each month. They offer field trips and educational activities for all ages and many events to provide "socialization" for everyone in the whole family.
ACE Homeschoolers
ACE (Aurora, Colorado, Eclectic) Homeschool Group is a non-directed homeschool support group serving Aurora, CO and surrounding communities including Parker, Green Valley Ranch, Littleton and Denver area. We are open to other communities as well.
Military Christian Homeschoolers
This is a group for Christian Homeschoolers in the military stationed in Colorado Springs, Colorado (for get togethers).
Alpine Homeschool Alliance
Alpine Homeschool Alliance is an inclusive homeschooling group serving the San Luis Valley, Colorado. They embrace all lifestyles, belief systems, education styles and ages--all who homeschool or support homeschooling are welcome to join in. Areas served inclue Alamosa, Rio Grande, Conejos, Costilla, Saguache, and Mineral counties.
Blue Skies: Unschooling in Colorado
Unschooling support group serving the Front Range from Denver to Fort Collins. Offers weekly park days, moms' night out, and other support. The purpose of this group is for parents and children to get together to play and to support unschoolers and people wanting to unschool in Colorado.
Colorado Springs Unschoolers
This is an email group for those who live in Colorado Springs, or areas near to Colorado Springs, who unschool their children. Offers scheduled monthly activities, support, and ideas.
US Hwy 285 Homeschool Network
This group serves as an electronic bulletin board to facilitate communication among homeschool families of the U.S. Hwy 285 mountain corridor, specifically the Colorado front-range communities of Morrison, Evergreen, Conifer, Pine and Bailey. Membership is restricted to local residents only, please indicate your whereabouts when applying for membership. This group is more social than nuts-and-bolts of homeschooling--the intent is to establish a network for local like-minded families.
Southwest Eclectic Homeschoolers
SW Eclectic Homeschoolers invite families in the Durango, Silverton, Cortez, Mancos, and Bayfield areas of Colorado as well as the Aztec, Cedar Hill, and Farmington areas of New Mexico to post any social or educational events or information on this site. This is a loose community of homeschoolers and unschoolers who welcome all regardless of educational methods or religious beliefs.
Arkansas Valley Homeschoolers
Support and encouragement for homeschool families in the Arkansas Valley. They also offer an email list.
Secular Home School Support Group
The SHSSG serves the Pikes Peak region to include, Colorado Springs, and vicinity, and anyone within driving distance. Offers monthly meetings, legislative updates, activities, and support.
Preschool Homeschoolers of Colorado Springs
This list is for homeschooling families, or those thinking of homeschooling, in the Colorado Springs/Pikes Peak region who have preschool age children and would like to meet with other homeschool parents of preschoolers. The focus is to provide activities, field trips, and friendship for preschoolers by sharing ideas and arranging playgroups. PHCS is an all-inclusive list. Siblings are always welcome.
Homeschool Around Raton and Trinidad (HART)
This group is for homeschoolers in the Trinidad (southeastern Colorado) and Raton (northern New Mexico) area.
Western Region Unschoolers
The Western Region Unschoolers is a group for unschoolers who live in the Western U.S. covering: Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and California. This is a forum to announce and organize conferences, travel, camping, and other places to get together.
FRIEND Homeschoolers
FRIEND (Front Range Independent Educators North of Denver) is an inclusive, non-directed, homeschool, support group located in Colorado with most members living in parts of metro Denver including, Arvada, Brighton, Broomfield, Commerce City, Denver, Henderson, Hudson, Northglenn, Thornton, and Westminster. We also have some members that drive from as far away as Aurora, Bennett and Boulder. The primary focus of this group is as a social outlet for parents and children. Weekly events, get-togethers, field trips, and a monthly Moms’ Night Out are member planned.
Holy Family Catholic Home Educators
Holy Family Catholic Home Educators is a group of Roman Catholic parents from the south metro area of Denver, Colorado, who have chosen to educate their children at home. Geographically, members generally live in Littleton, Highlands Ranch, Parker, Castle Rock, Centennial, Lakewood, Aurora, and South Denver.
Colorado Christian Unschoolers
A Colorado support group for Christians who use unschooling, delight-led, child led, spirit led, relaxed, delayed, and/or natural learning in their homeschool. This group also stands for traditional conservative Christian values.
Colorado Unschooling
This Colorado unschooling list is to help people who are unschooling to be cognizant of Colorado homeschool law; share ideas to support our kids' interests; to plan get-togethers to enhance understanding of unschooling (topic discussions).
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.
Peyton Area Homeschoolers
Would you like to get together occasionally and do some things for homeschooling on the East side of El Paso County? If you live East of Colorado Springs and would like to hear about workshops, classes and other special events for this area, please join.
CHESH Catholic Home Educators of the Sacred Heart
CHESH is a coalition of Roman Catholic parish, neighborhood and co-op based homeschool groups. The purpose of the CHESH North Metro Denver group is to provide members with a form of communication for activities, field trips, classes, feast day events, park days, Mom's night out, etc. and members' prayer requests. North Metro areas include but are not limited to: Arvada, Broomfield, Commerce City, Lafayette, North Denver, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.
Denver Northwest Homeschool Community (DNHC)
The DNHC (Denver Northwest Homeschool Community) is an inclusive, non-religiously oriented group of home-educating families. They depend on the participation and contributions of all members. Most members live in the north and west area of metro Denver, Colorado, but activities may take place all over town.
Peterson Homeschoolers
The group consists of active duty, reserve and retired military members (plus, their families). We provide support towards the education of your child, no matter what your schooling style may be. And you don't have to live of Peterson AFB to be a member. Events include field trips, Mom's meetings, swimming lessons, gym time, and crafts.
Roaring Fork Valley Homeschool Network
Roaring Fork Valley Homeschooling List is a group of families in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado, who like to keep in touch and support each other on our homeschooling journeys. Some of the families are from outside this area. The ages of families range from teens to toddlers. They get together for field trips, play dates, curriculum idea sharing, special classes, but most importantly to support one other on a daily basis.
3-D Field Trips
This is an open-minded group of homeschoolers (traditional, waldorf, eclectic, free schoolers) and non-homeschoolers (school age kids and preschool kids) from the Evergreen/Conifer/Pine area, who get together on a regular basis for field trips and other activities. Outings range from hikes to museum trips to casual playdates, and parents get together for things like book club or wine night. This is a secular group with a variety of beliefs.
Local & State Online Groups
Eclectic Homeschoolers of Colorado Online (EHCO)
Eclectic Homeschoolers of Colorado Online is made up of homeschoolers from all walks of life--stringent homeschoolers, radical unschoolers, Christians, Pagans, Atheists, and everything else under the sun. This is a discussion list, with no off limit topics.
Southern Colorado Homeschool Leaders
The SCOHomeschoolLeaders list is a place for the leaders of Southern Colorado Homeschool Support Groups to share accurate, timely information about activities, events, or concerns.
Military Christian Homeschoolers
This is a group for Christian Homeschoolers in the military stationed in Colorado Springs, Colorado (for get togethers).
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.
Alpine Homeschool Alliance
Alpine Homeschool Alliance is an inclusive homeschooling group serving the San Luis Valley, Colorado. They embrace all lifestyles, belief systems, education styles and ages--all who homeschool or support homeschooling are welcome to join in. Areas served inclue Alamosa, Rio Grande, Conejos, Costilla, Saguache, and Mineral counties.
Colorado Homeschool Barter & Exchange (CHSBE)
The Colorado Homeschool Barter & Exchange is a group for homeschoolers in Colorado interested in a bartering system services and goods, and to list professional skills and businesses.
Blue Skies: Unschooling in Colorado
Unschooling support group serving the Front Range from Denver to Fort Collins. Offers weekly park days, moms' night out, and other support. The purpose of this group is for parents and children to get together to play and to support unschoolers and people wanting to unschool in Colorado.
Colorado Unschooling
An inclusive group geared towards unschooling in Colorado, with an emphasis on child-led, hands on experiences.
Unschoolarama in Northern New Mexico/Southern Colorado
Here unschoolers in New Mexico and Southern Colorado can discuss life and the possibility of get-togethers.
Colorado Springs Unschoolers
This is an email group for those who live in Colorado Springs, or areas near to Colorado Springs, who unschool their children. Offers scheduled monthly activities, support, and ideas.
US Hwy 285 Homeschool Network
This group serves as an electronic bulletin board to facilitate communication among homeschool families of the U.S. Hwy 285 mountain corridor, specifically the Colorado front-range communities of Morrison, Evergreen, Conifer, Pine and Bailey. Membership is restricted to local residents only, please indicate your whereabouts when applying for membership. This group is more social than nuts-and-bolts of homeschooling--the intent is to establish a network for local like-minded families.
Southwest Eclectic Homeschoolers
SW Eclectic Homeschoolers invite families in the Durango, Silverton, Cortez, Mancos, and Bayfield areas of Colorado as well as the Aztec, Cedar Hill, and Farmington areas of New Mexico to post any social or educational events or information on this site. This is a loose community of homeschoolers and unschoolers who welcome all regardless of educational methods or religious beliefs.
Northern Inclusive Colorado Home Educators (NICHE) Email Group
Northern Inclusive Colorado Home Educators (NICHE) is an inclusive group bringing homeschooling families from the Broomfield, Erie, Lafayette, Louisville and surrounding areas together for field trips, park days and other activities.
Arkansas Valley Homeschoolers
Support and encouragement for homeschool families in the Arkansas Valley. They also offer an email list.
Secular Home School Support Group
The SHSSG serves the Pikes Peak region to include, Colorado Springs, and vicinity, and anyone within driving distance. Offers monthly meetings, legislative updates, activities, and support.
Peterson Homeschoolers
Peterson Homeschoolers is a non-directed support group open to any military branch family, retired, reserved, or active duty. Most of the activities take place on Peterson AFB. Offers field trips, swimming lessons, art classes, game days, bowling, and more.
Preschool Homeschoolers of Colorado Springs
This list is for homeschooling families, or those thinking of homeschooling, in the Colorado Springs/Pikes Peak region who have preschool age children and would like to meet with other homeschool parents of preschoolers. The focus is to provide activities, field trips, and friendship for preschoolers by sharing ideas and arranging playgroups. PHCS is an all-inclusive list. Siblings are always welcome.
Homeschool Around Raton and Trinidad (HART)
This group is for homeschoolers in the Trinidad (southeastern Colorado) and Raton (northern New Mexico) area.
Western Region Unschoolers
The Western Region Unschoolers is a group for unschoolers who live in the Western U.S. covering: Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and California. This is a forum to announce and organize conferences, travel, camping, and other places to get together.
Homeschoolers of Colorado (hsofco)
Homeschoolers of Colorado is a place where families who are currently or looking to homeschool can come to learn about methods, curriculums, field trips, and about each other.
FRIEND Homeschoolers
FRIEND (Front Range Independent Educators North of Denver) is an inclusive, non-directed, homeschool, support group located in Colorado with most members living in parts of metro Denver including, Arvada, Brighton, Broomfield, Commerce City, Denver, Henderson, Hudson, Northglenn, Thornton, and Westminster. We also have some members that drive from as far away as Aurora, Bennett and Boulder. The primary focus of this group is as a social outlet for parents and children. Weekly events, get-togethers, field trips, and a monthly Moms’ Night Out are member planned.
Colorado-HEARTS
This is a discussion list for the Colorado chapter of H.E.A.R.T.S., which stands for: Homeschoolers Educating, Assisting, and Reaching-out Through Service. Begun in New Jersey by a homeschooling activist named Michele Pulis, this program encourages homeschooling families to get involved and to help make a difference.
Secular Homeschoolers of Pueblo Email List
Secular Homeschoolers of Pueblo is an informal group of homeschoolers based in Pueblo, Colorado. They are an inclusive homeschooling community of all spiritual and religious backgrounds (or lack thereof). Membership is limited to local people who are homeschooling or considering homeschooling.
Colorado Virtual Academy - Colorado Springs/Pueblo
This Group is for the Parents/Students of the Colorado Virtual Academy Charter School in the Colorado Springs, and Pueblo areas.
Holy Family Catholic Home Educators
Holy Family Catholic Home Educators is a group of Roman Catholic parents from the south metro area of Denver, Colorado, who have chosen to educate their children at home. Geographically, members generally live in Littleton, Highlands Ranch, Parker, Castle Rock, Centennial, Lakewood, Aurora, and South Denver.
Homeschool-Colorado
Homeschooling list for anyone in Colorado. For sharing problems, advice, struggles, help, ideas, etc.
Colorado Christian Unschoolers
A Colorado support group for Christians who use unschooling, delight-led, child led, spirit led, relaxed, delayed, and/or natural learning in their homeschool. This group also stands for traditional conservative Christian values.
Colorado Home-Unschooler
This list is designed for anyone in Colorado who is interested in or is currently homeschooling or unschooling their children.
Colorado Unschooling
This Colorado unschooling list is to help people who are unschooling to be cognizant of Colorado homeschool law; share ideas to support our kids' interests; to plan get-togethers to enhance understanding of unschooling (topic discussions).
Springs Homeschool
This group is for all homeschoolers in the Colorado Springs area.
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.
Home-Schooling the Only Child
Homeschooling an only child can be quite challenging at times. This group is open to anyone for support, enrouragement and ideas for those who choose the home-schooling road for you and your child. Although they are based in NC, anyone can join for support. They have a database that you can access to see who is in your state to get together with.
Peyton Area Homeschoolers
Would you like to get together occasionally and do some things for homeschooling on the East side of El Paso County? If you live East of Colorado Springs and would like to hear about workshops, classes and other special events for this area, please join.
SCOHomeschool
Email list for homeschoolers in Southern Colorado to ask and answer homeschooling questions.
Aurora Support
This group is for Homeschooler's in the Aurora, CO area that would like to get together on a regular basis and play, go to activities, and share ideas on homeschooling.
CHESH Catholic Home Educators of the Sacred Heart
CHESH is a coalition of Roman Catholic parish, neighborhood and co-op based homeschool groups. The purpose of the CHESH North Metro Denver group is to provide members with a form of communication for activities, field trips, classes, feast day events, park days, Mom's night out, etc. and members' prayer requests. North Metro areas include but are not limited to: Arvada, Broomfield, Commerce City, Lafayette, North Denver, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.
Denver Northwest Homeschool Community (DNHC)
The DNHC (Denver Northwest Homeschool Community) is an inclusive, non-religiously oriented group of home-educating families. They depend on the participation and contributions of all members. Most members live in the north and west area of metro Denver, Colorado, but activities may take place all over town.
Helping Our Members Educate (HOME)
HOME (Helping Our Members Educate) is a Colorado Springs Christian homeschool support group that provides monthly mom's meetings, a chess club, playgroup, book talks, girls' group, boys' group, group for children 13 and over, holiday celebrations, field trips, and a Promotion Day.
Boulder County Home Instructors
Individual home schooling families keep in touch to exchange information regarding studying and educating tips as well as planned group activities.
Boulder Lifelong Unschooling Enthusiasts (BLUE SKIES)
BLUE SKIES: Boulder's Lifelong Unschooling Enthusiasts Simply Keeping Independent Education Special is a support group for those unschooling, beginning to unschool, or interested in the philosophy, in Boulder and surrounding areas, including Niwot, Lafayette, Longmont, Lyons, Nederland, Jamestown, Ward, Erie, and anywhere else you are willing to travel from.
Peterson Homeschoolers
The group consists of active duty, reserve and retired military members (plus, their families). We provide support towards the education of your child, no matter what your schooling style may be. And you don't have to live of Peterson AFB to be a member. Events include field trips, Mom's meetings, swimming lessons, gym time, and crafts.
Secular Homeschool Support Group (SHSSG)
Online YahooGroup email support group for secular homeschoolers in Colorado Springs.
Roaring Fork Valley Homeschool Network
Roaring Fork Valley Homeschooling List is a group of families in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado, who like to keep in touch and support each other on our homeschooling journeys. Some of the families are from outside this area. The ages of families range from teens to toddlers. They get together for field trips, play dates, curriculum idea sharing, special classes, but most importantly to support one other on a daily basis.
Colorado Homeschool
This is a mailing list for people who home school or are thinking of homeschooling in Colorado, kids and parents alike. Here you can exchange ideas, support each other, and share resources and information.
Northern Colorado Homeschool Association Email Group
This is the email group for Northern Colorado Homeschool Association (NCHA). NCHA is a support group for families who home school in the Fort Collins and the surrounding areas. This group is an inclusive, eclectic, local, member-run orgainzation that honors the diversity of homeschoolers.
Colorado Springs Downtown Homeschoolers (CSDTHS)
Colorado Springs Downtown Homeschoolers provides support and friendship to homeschool families living in the downtown area of Colorado Springs. The group meets at least twice a month to play games, share personal stories, and discuss issues. This is a non-denominational group, open to all, regardless of beliefs or background, and homeschooling techniques.
3-D Field Trips
This is an open-minded group of homeschoolers (traditional, waldorf, eclectic, free schoolers) and non-homeschoolers (school age kids and preschool kids) from the Evergreen/Conifer/Pine area, who get together on a regular basis for field trips and other activities. Outings range from hikes to museum trips to casual playdates, and parents get together for things like book club or wine night. This is a secular group with a variety of beliefs.
Tri-Lakes/Black Forest Homeschoolers
This is a group of secular homeschooling families who live in the Tri-Lakes/Black Forest areas.
Denver Homeschool Connection (DHC)
The Denver Homeschool Connection, (DHC), is a support group open to families seeking home-based educational alternatives for their children. This is the email list for that group.
Metro North East Homeschoolers
Metro North East Homeschoolers is a homeschooling support group with most members living in the northeast parts of metro Denver including Thornton, Northglenn, Arvada, Broomfield, and more. The primary focus of this group is as a social outlet for parents and children, with weekly get-togethers, field trips, and a monthly Moms’ Night Out.
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.
National Forums
Unschooling Forum at vegsource.com
Unschoolers meet to talk and share ideas at this vegsource.com message board.
Community Homeschooling Forum at vegsource.com
This is a general message forum at vegsource.com designed to discuss all general homeschooling topics.
Single Christian Homeschool Parent Message Board
Single Christian Homeschool Parent Message Board offers discussion with other parents, widowed, divorced, or legally separated, who are homeschooling solo.
Homeschooling Humor Forum at vegsource.com
Got a funny story to share? Need a good chuckle? You'll find it here as homeschooling moms and dads share the joys and humor of homeschooling.
Single Parent Homeschoolers Forum at vegsource.com
This is a message forum at vegsource.com especially for single parents who are home educating their children.
National Online Groups
Mother of Divine Grace Families
This list is for families using the classical approach to education as outlined in Laura Berquist's independent study program, Mother of Divine Grace (MODG), and in her book Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum (DYOCC). The discussions on this loop primarily revolve around the implementation and use of resources which are recommended in the MODG syllabi and in DYOCC. Additionally, they always welcome conversations about the classical methodology of MODG/DYOCC.
Catholic CM/TWTM Swap Group
A curriculum buy, sell, and swap group for those using a Catholic Charlotte Mason/Living Books/Classical method of home education.
Crunchy Unschoolers
A list for unschoolers who are interested in moving towards a sustainable lifestyle. Topics for discussion may include how sustainability and unschooling complement each other, and how we resolve conflicting values.
Afrocentric Homeschoolers Association Email Group
Afrocentric Homeschoolers Association Email Group is a discussion group for pro-Black African and/or African Diasporan, Black homeschoolers, unschoolers, deschoolers, and home-based educators everywhere. It is also open to non-homeschoolers and non-Blacks who are trying to teach their children about Blacks. It was founded as a resource for Black homeschoolers, Blacks in Canada, the U.S., Caribbean, and elsewhere, including the African Canadian, African American, African Caribbean, Black European, African, and Black Canadian.
Charlotte Mason Group for Fruity Catholics
Fruity Catholics are Catholics who are doing their best to practice the Fruits of the Holy Spirit, especially Charity. This group discusses the Charlotte Mason philosophy of homeschooling from a Catholic perspective.
Mater Amabilis Teacher Training Forum
Mater Amabilis is a free online homeschool curriculum, which takes the methods of Charlotte Mason and applies them for the 21st century Catholic family. Offering a detailed and flexible syllabus for each age level, Mater Amabilis can be used as a complete curriculum or simply as a springboard for learning. This online teacher training forum provides support in implementing the methods of Charlotte Mason and tips for adapting these methods to today's family.
Expatriots Homeschool Email Group (expat-homeschool)
This list is for expatriates who homeschool their child or children.
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Writing Strands & Reading Strands
This program is based on research which shows that there is no useable relationship between the study of grammar as an abstracted skill and the ability to communicate. Writing Strands provides quality reading, writing and speech materials for homeschoolers with children ages 3 through 18. The guided exercises in Writing Strands progress incrementally and allow students to work independently, yet provide the guidance students need to sharpen their ability to inform, persuade and entertain in writ...
Smart Mouth
Ages: 8 years and up; For 2 or more playersSmart Mouth is a quick-thinking shout-it-out hilarious word game that helps build vocabulary skills. It includes variations of the rules for category play and for younger players. Players slide the Letter Getter forward and back to get two letters. The first player to shout out a word of five or more letters using those letters wins the round. The game includes tips for teachers. This is a fun game to play with children and adults together.
Catholic Home Schooling: A Handbook for Parents
Mary Kay Clark, the director of the accredited and successful Seton Home Study School shows parents why and how to teach their children at home, giving scores of practical examples and setting forth the spiritual, moral and academic advantages. The book includes chapters by several experts and covers Catholic curriculum, textbooks, Catholic family life, legal aspects, discipline, socialization, home management, using computers, children with learning disabilities, single-parent home schooling, t...
Tomorrows Child
Tomorrow's Child magazine offers insights and information that helps parents to feel confident that Montessori will prepare their children for the real world. It will help you understand and appreciate Montessori and apply it in your home.
Explode The Code
Explode The Code provides a sequential, systematic approach to phonics in which students blend sounds to build vocabulary and read words, phrases, sentences, and stories. Frequent review of previously learned concepts helps increase retention. Each workbook in this series contains exercises that incorporate reading, writing, matching and copying. The consistent format of the books helps facilitate independent work. This series includes primers—Get Ready for The Code, Get Set for The Code, and Go...