Homeschooling

 

Homeschool-Resources

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Other Resources

Below is a list of some homeschool groups:

Beverly/Morgan Park Home School & Gym Group (BMPHSGG)

Meeting Location: St Paul’s Bible Church. 1960 W. 94th Street, Chicago, IL
Meeting Day & Time: Meets Sept thru May on Tuesdays From 8:30am – 12:30pm
Website: https://www.beverlyhomeschoolgroup.org
Contact Email: karen.bmphsggboard@gmail.com
Description: We have a nursery, a preschool, grade school and a high school group. This is a co-op where all the moms stay and are assigned an area to help out each week. We have 2 academic/enrichment classes, one PE class and then eat lunch together. We are starting on our 9th year and average about 23 families per year. We have moms night outs and field trips as well. Our cost is the same for eAch family whether you have one child or 8 children. We do not charge per child. We have a very friendly, fun group. Email for more info.


Christian Family Educational Co-op

Meeting Location: Judson Church. 2800 Black Road, Joliet, IL 60435
Meeting Day & Time: Meets Tuesdays for 10 weeks in fall and 10 weeks in spring
Website: n/a
Contact Email: pb_j@comcast.net
Description: E-mail for more information.


Classical Conversations Lincoln Way

Meeting Location: Peace Lutheran Church. 1900 E. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, IL 60451
Meeting Day & Time: Meets 12 weeks in the fall and 12 weeks in the Spring Foundations (K-6th grades) meets Tuesday mornings 9a-12p
Website: www.classicalconversations.com
Contact Email: lincolnwayccc@gmail.com
Description: Classical Conversations fulfills its mission and purpose by establishing and supporting Classical Conversations communities across the United States and in several countries, and by empowering parents in the classical, Christian teaching of their children through Parent Practicums. We enable parents everywhere to equip their children with a Christ-centered worldview and the classical “tools of learning” in order to impact the world for God’s glory.


Cornerstone Christian Homeschool Co-op

Meeting Location: Meets at Messiah Lutheran Church. 40 Houbolt Rd in Joliet, IL
Meeting Day & Time: Meets on Monday mornings from 8:30a-12:45p
Website: http://www.cchcjoliet.org/
Contact Email: cornerstone_homeschool@yahoo.com
Description: Families can choose to participate in anywhere from 1 to 4 hours of class options throughout the morning. (You do NOT have to sign up for all 4 hours.) Various other activities and outings are hosted throughout the year. Because we are a cooperative, all parents play a part in making our mornings run smoothly.


Eagle’s Wing Learning Center

Meeting Location: Hobson Road Community Church. 2531 Hobson Road, Downers Grove IL 60515
Meeting Day & Time: 28 weeks per school year, 1-3 days per week.
Website: www.eagleswingresources.com
Contact Email: Stacy Raymond Email: eagleswing@hrcconline.org
Description: Charlotte Mason academic homeschool program meeting 1-3 days per week.


EPIC Homeschool Co-op – Oak Lawn Community

Meeting Location:
Meeting Day & Time: Meets weekly on Monday 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Website: https://www.epichomeschoolcoop.com/
Contact Email: epichomeschoolcoop@gmail.com
Description: The Exceptional People In Community (EPIC) is a Christian homeschool group that aspires to create a low-cost homeschool co-op to foster community and learning with like-minded families, in a Christ centered environment. We are eclectic in nature, and welcome many different teaching styles. We welcome those of differing faiths, but we are unapologetically Christian, Christian views, values, beliefs and scripture may be expressed both in and out of class at any time.


Gateway Homeschool Co-op

Meeting Location:
Meeting Day & Time: Meets weekly on Tuesdays
Website: http://www.gatewaycl.com/gatewayhsn
Contact Email: Judy Gardner, director. E-mail: gatewayhsnetwork@gmail.com
Description: E-mail for more information.


Grassroots Homeschoolers

Meeting Location: St Paul Lutheran Church. 6201 Vollmer Road, Matteson, IL 60443
Meeting Day & Time: Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month (with some exceptions) September thru May Lunch: 11:30am – 12:30pm
Activity: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Open Gym: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Website: https://grassrootshomeschoolers.org/
Contact Email: Arlene Olson or Carla Guel atgrassrootshomeschoolers@gmail.com
Description: Grassroots Homeschoolers is a non-denominational, nonsectarian, registered non-profit organization. Our purpose is to support and nurture homeschooling families. We provide a social network of growth and camaraderie as well as practical information to our community members and all others who are either actively involved in homeschooling or considering embarking on the homeschooling adventure


Home Grown Heroes (HGH) Homeschool Co-op

Meeting Location: Meets at Deep River Church of Christ. 7500 Grand Blvd., Hobart, IN
Meeting Day & Time: Meets weekly and have four, 45 minute class periods. We hold a 12 week session in early fall as well as one mid-winter.
Website: http://homegrownhearts.weebly.com/
Contact Email: Cindy Ramsey Email: homegrownheroeshscoop@gmail.com
Description: The meeting day varies based on the specific group to which you belong. All classes are taught, co-taught, or assisted by parents of enrolled students; we are not a drop-off program. Classes are for students K-12, with nursery and preschool offered for younger siblings. The day starts at roughly 8:45a.m. and ends at 12:30p.m.


Greenhouse Christian Co-school

Meeting Location: 422 North Prospect Street, Wheaton, IL 60187
Meeting Day & Time: Meets September through May, grades 1-12
Website: https://greenhousecoschool.org
Contact Email: registrar@greenhousecoschool.org
Description: The weekly classical co-school campus supporting Christian homeschool families in their pursuit of servant leadership, thriving academics and a nurturing community. We offer Classical core classes and electives.


Homeschool Resource Center

Meeting Location: 6645 West Steger Road, Monee, IL 60449
Meeting Day & Time: Various check website for details
Website: https://www.fofchomeschool.org/about/
Contact Email: E-mail – kristi.boss@fofc.org
Description: The Homeschool Resource Center is a ministry of the Family of Faith Church which provides information, fellowship, and resources to Christian homeschooling families. The Center includes a sports program for these families to experience community, support, and athletic enrichment, and periodically hosts events that support homeschooling and home discipleship.


Hope Co-op

Meeting Location: Meets at New Life Community Church Hammond. 1116 Hoffman St, 46327
Meeting Day & Time: Meets September thru May, Wednesday from Noon-3:30p
Website: n/a
Contact Email: tanishawiley1@yahoo.com
Description: E-mail for more information


Learning Village Homeschool Coop

Meeting Location: Meets at Christian Life Center. 6363 West 183rd Street, Tinley Park, IL 60477
Meeting Day & Time: Meets on Thursdays from September – May.
Website: Search for The Learning Village on Facebook
Contact Email: thelearningvillagecoop@gmail.com
Description: We are a faith-based, parent-run, homeschool co-op located in the south suburbs of Chicago. We currently offer more than 20 class options for students in grades Pre-K through 12th.


Potter’s Hand Homeschool Group

Meeting Location: Meets at New Life Church in New Lenox, IL
Meeting Day & Time: Meets Friday per month form 9a-12pm as an adjunct to your curriculum.
Website: http://www.pottershandhomeschool.com/
Contact Email: info@pottershandhomeschool.com
Description: We bring in various assemblies, speakers, and topics. Students rotate through 3 classes during the morning. We also have academic contests, graduation, field trips, and parent support meetings.


Roots & Wings

Meeting Location: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. 177 Luther Ln., Frankfort, IL 60423
Meeting Day & Time: Meets Thursday mornings from 9:00a-12:50p
Website: https://www.rootsandwingschc.com/
Contact Email: RootsandWingsHomeschool@gmail.com
Description: Families can choose to participate in anywhere from 1 to 4 hours of class options throughout the morning. (You do NOT have to sign up for all 4 hours.)


South Suburban Home School & Gym Group, Inc.

Meeting Location: Meets at St. Paul Lutheran. 6201 Vollmer Road, Matteson, IL
Meeting Day & Time: Meets Thursday Mornings from 9:00am-12:00pm In Matteson.(Right off of 57 on Vollmer Rd.)
Website: www.sshsgg.org
Contact Email: jmustang65@aol.com
Description: Our School Year is split into Two Semesters: First Semester Fall 2019.We will have holiday break then return for Second Semester after the New YearSports for The Fall Semester are Archery, Soccer & Volleyball (4 weeks each)Sports for Spring Session are Basketball, Golf, Floor Hockey and PPF (3 weeks each). Each Semester ends with a School Party