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Local Virginia Homeschool Groups

Academic – groups that exist to provide regular educational opportunities to students through various classroom activities
Club – groups of homeschoolers that are organized around a specific activity, like robotics, nature, or chess
Sports – organizations that provide competitive and/or recreational sports programs specifically for homeschoolers
Support – groups that exist to support the parents or the family as a whole by providing information, resources, and collaborative activities like field trips

Do you have a support group or co-op? Submit it for possible inclusion here.

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IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: HEAV has NOT prescreened these individuals or organizations; inclusion on this list should not be deemed an endorsement of services. Please carefully evaluate the services of the organizations you are considering.

Region 1 – Central Virginia

Bon Air

Tammy Fenster
Mosaic Pathways

Mosaic Pathways is a small community with a big heart. We are a homeschool co-op that offers educational services for diverse learners at the upper elementary/middle school level. Our staff specialize in communication, interoception, and sensory regulation for neurodiverse learners. We value each child’s independence of mind, nurture respectful relationships, and empower students to develop to their full potential to feel a sense of belonging in their diverse community. Mosaic Pathways is not based on a particular religion, but a faith in nature to nurture. Students learn in a small group multi-age, mixed skill-level classroom with two classroom teacher/guides in Bon Air, VA. Mosaic Pathways meets from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. We are in session from September to June, with vacation time off. Mosaic Pathways does not require parental involvement.

 

Charles City

Laura Wilkerson
charlescityhomeschoolers@gmail.com
Facebook Group

A Facebook group for homeschoolers in Charles City County, Virginia, and the surrounding counties, to share events, field trip information, coordinate meet ups, share ideas, and offer support for just about anything pertaining to homeschooling. This group is here to encourage you on your homeschooling journey.

Angela Barglof
angelabarglof@yahoo.com
(757) 634-1045
The Guardian Academy

At The Guardian Academy we offer a guided environment for eager minds to escape the challenges of today’s childhood and pursue becoming balanced and empowered human beings strong and courageous enough to embrace a lifetime of learning and growth. We provide an educational experience built around a functioning farm, using nature to enhance the learning environment and promote creativity. We encourage young entrepreneurship and skills development in a student-centered environment.

Chester

Alicia Collins
bridgeacademy@comcast.net
804-836-2877
Bridge Academy

Bridge Academy is a homeschool co-op that has been serving home schooling families in the Chester/Richmond area since 2014. It is an academically strong, Christ-centered classes for families with students from grades 1 through 12!

Chesterfield

Charity Wheeler
wheeler.charity.r@gmail.com
(804) 514-8329
Barefoot University

Barefoot University connects families to nature and each other. Our forest schools nourish the holistic health and education of children. Through child-led learning, STEM-based nature activities, and community service projects, Barefoot University is creating communities and equipping families to observe and explore our natural world. Children from kindergarten through grade 12 register to participate. Younger siblings are also welcome to attend.

Tracy Francis
cca4uinfo@gmail.com
cca4u

CCA has group classes to support homeschool education. Classes meet once or twice a week and using our online program, students are assigned homework for days not in class. Teachers provide all grades for parents to use for transcripts. CCA provides lunch ordering options as well as social events to enhance homeschooling! It meets at Kingsway Community Church.

Maggie Brewer
Facebook Group

Chesterfield Wayfinders is a Christian homeschool group. Our focus is to build relationships for our children and for our moms, regardless of our various educational methods or children’s ages. Currently, our group is comprised of elementary-aged kids (K4 through grade 5) and we meet on Tuesday mornings all around Chesterfield county. Our focus is on nature activities, hikes, outdoor play, nature science topics, and local field trips.

Cathrine Mireles
info@nehemiahkingdoministries.org
Nehemiah Academy

Nehemiah offers homeschool families Christian faith-integrated core curriculum classes, along with enrichment classes like art, dance, worship music, PE, drama, Spanish, and various other opportunities for homeschool families. This year we added group field trips during certain months. We also have opportunities for our students, their families, and any other interested families to participate in outreach and mission activities.

Deborah Guy

804-638-9350
utmostacademy2021@gmail.com
Utmost Academy
Facebook Page

We are a 501c3 nonprofit academic group that serves the tri-cities area of Chesterfield County, Virginia. We offer core classes and electives to students in kindergarten through grade 12. Tutoring and academic testing is also available. We meet between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday for a total of 36 weeks (mid-August through May).

Colonial Heights

Traci Mckee
Traciernymckee31@yahoo.com
804-507-3217
Facebook Group

This is a parent-led group and parental involvement is required—no kid drop offs! Group meetings on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11a.m. to 1p.m. Join us for Math Mondays, Wild Science Wednesdays, and Fun Fridays. We want learning to be hands-on and fun, so we play educational board games, do worksheets, review flash cards, read books, and do experiments—and every so often we take a fun field trip on a Friday. Any age and grade is welcome to join us for fun learning. This group is held under the pavilion at White Bank Park in Colonial Heights, so we meet every week, rain or shine, and there are always snacks to share with the group. There will be different games and activities, along with different experiments, each week.

Tamala Howard
tchepresident@gmail.com
Tri-Cities Home Educators of VA

TCHE (Tri-Cities Home Educators) is a Christian support group that offers virtual and in-person opportunities. We host “Moms Night Out,” tween game night, teen game night, kickball, soccer, chess, field trips, Bible studies, and more. All our activities are dependent upon having volunteers to lead the events.

Disputanta

Jadee Ragland
Brancheschristiancoop@gmail.com

We are a co-op created to serve as a biblical foundation in education while providing an atmosphere of Christian fellowship for our families. We will glorify our Heavenly Father through praise, education, prayer, fellowship, and ultimately, discipleship. We are an academic co-op offering history and science courses for grades K–8. We have chapel and lunch together on co-op days, which meet once a week. We also meet up for playdates and field trips. Parents are required to be on-site during co-op hours and are also required to teach or assist with teaching in a class of their choice.

Dinwiddie County

April Hall
Facebook Group

We are an informal group that meets at the Eastside Enhancement Center in North Dinwiddie every Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Our purpose is to provide unstructured time for homeschoolers to hang out and make friends. We normally meet on the playground, except during inclement weather when we meet inside in the rec rooms. We have a wide range of ages, from toddlers through teens. The kids have a great time playing a variety of ball and playground games or just hanging out. We invite you to come and join us!

Fort Gregg Adams

Chanecia Coney-Belmont
Facebook Group

This group provides support, information, and assistance, including fun-filled activities that provide educational opportunities, outings, and sports.

Glen Allen

Julie Zubris
cornerstonecommunitygroup@gmail.com

Cornerstone Community Group is a Christian homeschool co-op that meets weekly to provide supplemental and academic classes for students from elementary though high school ages.

Kristy Montesano
info@willowandwrenkids.com
Willow + Wren
Facebook Page

Echo Lake Park
Willow + Wren is an outdoor “happy hour” for kids to explore, learn, and play in nature. Weekly classes offer a balance between guided and child-led play through exploration and healthy risk-taking. Themed activities are carefully crafted to encourage creativity, problem-solving, and camaraderie. Parents must be present; however, you are encouraged to hang back to provide space and independence for the facilitator and kids. Homeschool elementary classes (ages 7–10) meet every Thursday at 10 a.m. at Echo Lake Park in Glen Allen, and one Monday per month at 10 a.m. as well. Preschool classes (ages 3–6) meet every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the same location, plus one Monday per month at 10 a.m., and one Saturday per month at 10 a.m. as well.

Goochland

Tara Thessen
chcg.leadership@gmail.com
Facebook Group

The group’s purpose is to provide a place for homeschool moms to connect, recharge, and provide support and encouragement to each other.

Katrina Dalton
Kdalton1987@gmail.com
Facebook Group

City On A Hill (COAH) is a Christ-centered fellowship group for home educators in Goochland County and surrounding areas dedicated to having fun, learning new things, and raising our children to be “the light of the world” (Matthew 5:14).

We meet monthly on the third Friday for a themed social and take additional field trips and play dates at local parks. We are open to Christian families with kids of any age and require families to affirm our statement of faith.

Facebook Group
3883butterflies@gmail.com
Kesha Coston

The purpose of Family & Friends is to socialize and meet other homeschool families, share ideas, ask questions, post local events, and share information about all things homeschooling. Members are encouraged to give meetup ideas. Meetups will be held every Wednesday or Saturday. This co-op is for families of middle school and high schoolers only. This co-op is based in Goochland and Henrico.

Hanover

Facebook Group

This is a Christ-honoring communications hub and information source whose mission is to encourage and equip Christian homeschool families in Hanover County as they seek to glorify God in discipling their children.

Gayle Stoneman
804-883-7241
Facebook Group

This is an online support group for moms in Henrico and Hanover counties.

Henrico

Facebook Group
3883butterflies@gmail.com

The purpose of Family & Friends is to socialize and meet other homeschool families, share ideas, ask questions, post local events, and share information about all things homeschooling. Members are encouraged to give meetup ideas. Meetups will be held every Wednesday or Saturday. This co-op is for families of middle school and high schoolers only. This co-op is based in Goochland and Henrico.

Whitney Bangel
Little Owls Nature Schooling RVA
Facebook Group

Little Owls Nature Schooling RVA is a nature schooling group based in the Richmond area with an emphasis on arts, crafts, foraging, bushcraft, connecting with nature, and community. We are very neurodivergent-friendly! We meet on Wednesday mornings year-round, in all weather, and run in two month sessions where registration is required.

Robin Davis
804-754-0000
Richmond Autism Integration Network

Since 2012, Richmond Autism Integration Network (RAIN) has been passionately serving children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder or other related developmental disability. Teaching social skills and life skills in an engaging, fun way is our specialty! Working with parents, schools and other agencies has given us an opportunity to offer a variety of learning opportunities in both areas. Why not check out what programs we have to offer?

Hopewell

Aeri Lucas
contact@theunschoolingcreative.com
Facebook Group

Hopewell Homeschoolers is a place to share events and coordinate together. Beginning in Autumn 2023 we are offering the following: Little Learners (age 3–6+), World Explorers Club (age 6–10+), Foreign Language Club (age 3–8+), Bird of the Month Club (age 3–10+).

While this group is open to all homeschoolers in the area, it is especially suited for families of homeschooled, self-directed learners and child-led, relaxed unschoolers. We are located in and around Hopewell, to include Chester, Prince George, Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Sandston, Enon, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Varina, Charles City, and Richmond.

Mechanicsville

Amy Derrickson
aderrickson@classicalconversations.com
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages four through high school.

Stephanie Whittington
homeschoolfaith316@gmail.com

This is a group of families that homeschool. Our students range from preschool to high school. We have Mom/Parent meetings every other month, field trips monthly, and other social events. We also do service projects in the area.

Mandy Mansfield
admin@hcaco-op.com
(804) 539-9220
Harbor Christian Academy

Harbor Christian Academy is a group of parents and teachers offering an alternative to public school education. Classes are small and taught by teachers to supplement homeschool education. Every child will receive a tutored education, and parents can select the course or courses their student needs.

Stephanie Beninghove
togofmechanicsville@gmail.com

This live co-op follows the Tapestry of Grace history curriculum. In our meetings we focus on history, geography, literature, fine arts with discussions, projects, speakers, field trips and more. This is a parent-inclusive co-op where we all pitch in and teach. Please contact the group with any questions.

Midlothian

Becky Dipiero
bdipiero@classicalconversations.com
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages four through high school.

Kristy Wilson
info@HopeAcademyRVA.com
HopeAcademyRVA.com
Facebook Page

Hope Academy RVA is Midlothian’s newest Christian co-op, conveniently located near Midlothian Turnpike and 288, at Sycamore Presbyterian Church. On Fridays, Hope Academy RVA offers classes for elementary students: science, history, art, literature enrichment and kindergarten. Located in a park setting and across from a library, families are encouraged to play, eat lunch at the picnic tables, and enjoy what the grounds have to offer. Hope Academy wants to help you in your homeschool journey by offering engaging classes, social activities, and community service days.

Amanda Falconer
(804) 721-2902
Lilajeansmom@yahoo.com

This is a small group of Chesterfield area families dedicated to enriching the lives of our children through a Charlotte Mason education. We hold a monthly mom’s night out for coffee and book study of Charlotte Mason’s original volumes. We communicate via BAND. Please email to discuss joining us.

Chantelle Gregory
gracegritandwanderlust@gmail.com
Facebook Group

ROOTED Homeschoolers is a group aimed at providing a deeply rooted, enriching social community to families in and around the Richmond area. (We currently have members in Chester, Chesterfield, Henrico, Mechanicsville, Midlothian, Richmond City, and Sandston.) Our desire is to stay small—without being exclusive—so that we can maintain a committed, intimate group. We seek to build relationships for our children and for our moms. We meet consistently with hikes, park days, field trips, craft clubs, book clubs, and everything else in between, as it meets the needs of those hosting.

Elizabeth Trail
schegroup@gmail.com
804-744-9268
Swift Creek Home Educators

All are welcome and encouraged to attend the monthly meetings!

Kathryn Shanks
verityspdebate@gmail.com
Verity Speech & Debate
Facebook Page

Verity is a Christian speech and debate club for homeschool students ages 5–18. Students learn how to communicate clearly, logically, and winsomely. Parents attend all meetings as club members, helping to ensure a fun, supportive, Christ-honoring environment. Meetings are held at Kingsway Community Church in Midlothian on Wednesday afternoons, August through March. At each weekly meeting we use a variety of activities to teach students how to speak clearly, expressively, and winsomely. In order to provide optimal competitive opportunities, each year Verity club members provide 1–2 local tournaments in coordination with Stoa, the national league, and CCofSE, the regional league.

Montpelier

Melissa Custalow
Facebook Group

Welcome!! We are a group of homeschool families in the Western Hanover area. Our goal is to make connections with other homeschoolers in the area and support parents in their homeschool journey. Feel free to organize play dates, discuss curriculum, share tips, etc.

New Kent County

Jennifer Bragg
Facebook Group

Homeschoolers of New Kent is a local homeschool Facebook group, where locals (and maybe even some who are not super local) can have support from other parents who are also home educators. We do not have any specific meeting places or times. However, anyone is welcome to create an event with any ages and give the information; whoever is free to join may do so. We are very “laid back” and want others to enjoy homeschooling even on those not-so-fun days! We’re here to support.

North Chesterfield

Jack Harrell
Central Virginia Homeschool Athletic Association

For two decades, CVHAA has been one of the foremost homeschool athletic organization in Virginia, offering boys and girls middle school and high school sports. They offer baseball, football, soccer, and volleyball in the fall; basketball in the winter; and baseball, softball and soccer in the spring.

Powhatan

Mary May Short
AmongFriendsHomeschool@gmail.com
(540) 623-6339
Facebook Group

Among Friends is a small, inclusive, nonprofit co-op of Christian families that welcomes both neurotypical and neurodivergent children of all ages and their families. We will be enjoying My Father’s World—Creation to Greeks this year, and any are welcome in this tiny group. We school year-round, but we have open enrollment. so you are welcome to join us anytime throughout the year, taking your family’s vacation breaks whenever it suits you best.

Elise Poppe
raisingpersons@gmail.com
Raising Persons Charlotte Mason Powhatan

Charlotte Mason Powhatan was created in 2021 to address the need for more training and community surrounding the teaching of Charlotte Mason and her pedagogy. Led by a teacher with fifteen years of experience in both the classroom and providing homeschool consulting and tutoring, we seek to grow in the understanding of Mason’s model as we grow our children. We believe that God has placed us in our children’s lives to come alongside them in their education and to lay out a feast of living ideas while supporting growth of habit. Members drop students off Tuesday mornings for grades K–2 for our school morning, and we are also open to non-members for monthly book group and semi-weekly play groups.

Cheryl Hair
Hairacademy@jrhsf.org
Cobblestones Academy

James River Cobblestones, an extension of James River Foundations, offers a unique blend of traditional and non-traditional learning methods. We offer classes from pre-K through 12th grade. Our classes meet in Powhatan on Mondays and Thursdays, September through May. We are privileged to be able to guide and teach our most precious gifts from God—our children, our blessings. Along with the privilege of participating in Cobblestones comes the responsibility of helping out as needed so it will be a smooth experience for all of us. We desire that, as students learn, they will also grow in their relationship with God and will seek Him. We believe the mandate given to parents in Deuteronomy 6:6-9, “You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise” (ESV).

JaNett Mills
admin@jrhsf.org
804-794-6719
James River Homeschool Foundation

The James River Homeschool Foundation is a 100% volunteer-run non-profit Christian ministry, with the goal and purpose of supporting the home school community by offering programs and opportunities in the areas of academics, athletics, and performing arts. In academics, Cobblestones is a unique blend of traditional and non-traditional learning methods offered to enhance and enrich your homeschool journey. We want to be your homeschool helper no matter how you choose to “do school” – as long as your goals are to teach your children to love the Lord God with all their heart and soul and strength. In athletics, James River Eagles offers interscholastic, recreational, and developmental sports programs for the physical strengthening and training in discipline of home-schooled boys and girls in basketball, cross country, soccer, and volleyball. We also serve the community as Players With a Purpose and SPLASH, comprised of teams of players, families, and coaches serving children who are homeless or living in poverty with sports camps, snacks and gospel presentations.

Prince George

Melissa Abernathy
melissa.abernathey@yahoo.com
Faith Baptist Homeschool Group

Our goal is to support parents and families by providing information, resources, and collaborative activities like field trips, crafts, and physical activity. We are a group that upholds biblical principles and Christian values. We meet at Faith Baptist Church in Prince George, Virginia, on Fridays from 1 pm to 3 pm, and parents or guardians accompany their children.

Those new to homeschooling may have many questions. We would be pleased to address any and all of them. We can guide parents through the process that the Commonwealth of Virginia has laid out, and make it feel easy!

Richmond City

Alycia Wright
culturalrootshomeschool2@gmail.com
Cultural Roots Homeschool Cooperative
Facebook Page

This is a progressive and cultural homeschool cooperative with an emphasis on Africa and the African Diaspora in our studies. The 2019-2020 year will center the African Diaspora and indigenous peoples of the Carribean and of Central and South America.

Kiersten Russo
kierstenrusso@gmail.com
Facebook Group

Our group is dedicated to finding and booking field trips that provide hands-on learning and development, in and around Richmond, Virginia.

Amelia Dyson
Facebook Group

Facebook group for homeschoolers in the Richmond area, to facilitate field trips.

Shari Robinson
804-410-4474
Homeschool Resources Group

Homeschool Resources Group offers supplementary classes, tutoring and activities for homeschoolers, public schoolers, private schoolers, and adults. We are a STEM/STEAM Center with a focus on career and college development and advanced mastery, with a goal of preparing our students for a competitive and an informed future.

Heather Kowell
rvahomeschoolcollective@gmail.com
Richmond Homeschool Collective
Facebook Page

RHC is a dynamically governed community of homeschool families that is dedicated to providing a secular, inclusive, intersectionality-driven homeschool community. RHC curates opportunities for shared learning experiences and social activities. We collectively rent a space where members can gather two days a week for à la carte classes, clubs, workshops, and free play.

Bob Shanks
info@rrhegraduation.com
RRHE
Facebook Page

RRHE (Richmond Regional Home Educators) was founded in 1992 to bring together the homeschool communities in the Richmond area and its surrounding counties. As homeschoolers, they firmly believe that parents have the primary, God-given responsibility for educating their children. While it is not necessary to ascribe to a particular religious faith to be a member of RRHE, all members must recognize and respect that RRHE’s mission, perspective, and public gatherings will reflect a Christian worldview.

Scott Mac Adam
spiritwarhawks@gmail.com
Richmond Spirit Warhawks Athletics

Spirit Athletics is a non-profit Christian organization that provides home-educated students with the opportunity to participate in organized interscholastic sports activities with other schools in the Richmond area. Our major objective is to further the advancement of youth through fair competition and interaction with varsity, junior varsity, and middle school sports activities.

Kaitlyn Lowery
Facebook Group

RVA Homeschool Together: Cooperative. Collaborative. Community
This is an inclusive secular homeschool group. We host a calendar of recurring events. Pick one that interests you (or more) and make a commitment to attend regularly. Our goal is to foster relationships and a consistent community that we and our children can rely on. We also host a number of field trips and pop-up events and holiday parties. We look forward to growing in community with you! NOTE: This group does not require parental volunteer time, but it does require parental presence at all events. We currently serve students from elementary through early middle school ages.

Rebecca Ryan
Facebook Group

This is a weekly co-op that meets on Friday mornings in the Short Pump area. Through combined efforts, they provide our kindergarten through second grade children an opportunity to play with others and learn through group activities, field trips and other outings. This group is inclusive to all homeschoolers of all walks of life!

Mary Ann Easterling
maryann.easterling@westminsteracad.org
Westminster Academy

Westminster Academy offers classes for students in grades 3 to 12 who are registered homeschoolers. It partners with Christian parents to disciple their students in Christ while teaching them core and elective subjects from a Biblical worldview.

Richmond Metro Area

Becky Green
aretemechanicsville@gmail.com
Arete Christian Academy

It is the purpose of Aretè Christian Homeschool Cooperative to provide middle and high school level classes to supplement the parent-directed education of home-schooled children. As we seek to glorify God through the instruction of God-centered classes, we will provide classes in a nurturing environment that encourages parental involvement, strives for academic excellence, and promotes the development of Godly character in students.

South Chesterfield

Tasha Schultz
Tschultz@thb.church
Facebook Group

Our Homeschoolers at the Heights group seeks to connect families throughout the 804 as we come alongside one another in our home-education journey. We offer support and resources, and we have regular events, meet-ups, and field trips! There are no membership costs, and parents/families on the page are allowed and encouraged to make posts, plan play dates, share activities, and whatever else you’d like to see your family and others be part of!

Surry

Pam Andrulot
surrychc@gmail.com
Facebook Page

SCHC is a group of parents coming together once a week to teach, reinforce, and explore subjects with our kids. Classes are taught from a Christian worldview. The students range from pre-K (with parent partner) to 12th grade. SCHC requires a parent or guardian to stay on the property and help out.

Region 2 – Hampton Roads

Chesapeake

Kimberly Thorpe
kimberly.thorp@yahoo.com
757-240-3923

We meet weekly for PE, art, music, LEGO STEM, high school STEM, and field trips. Parents remain onsite with their children and assist in the classrooms. We also provide a K–4 classroom with supplemental activities to reinforce activities taught at home, and a sibling room for younger brothers and sisters to play while their older family members are in class.

Crissi Padrick
ccdirectorc.padrick@gmail.com
Classical Conversations.com

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes are for ages four through high school.

Andrea Driscoll
vmdcad@cox.net
757-477-8389
Facebook Page
Hampton Roads Homeschool Sports

Hampton Roads Homeschool Sports is a Christian sports league for homeschooled children serving all of Hampton Roads for 19+ years. Our primary focus is threefold: family involvement, sportsmanship, and instruction. Our league is dedicated to focusing on, and specializing in, the instruction of homeschoolers of all ages. Players are given highly specific instruction in the fundamentals and strategies of baseball, softball, and soccer by trained coaches to ensure the players’ success. We also provide a chess club during the winter, where chess club members learn different strategies and participate in tournament play. In addition, we include a separate chess class designed for those who have never played.

Cindy Bryan
office@keysofva.org
757-718-0472
KEYS: Kingdom Education for Young Scholars

The purpose of KEYS is to partner with parents of homeschooled students to define life in terms of a Christian worldview and take God’s love and mercy to others. The Bible is our measure and standard of truth. All classes are taught based upon this standard. While we do not require students to agree with this standard, we do expect them to operate within this framework while a part of KEYS. Participation in KEYS assumes that the student desires to be mentored in a Christian worldview and that the actions of each individual will reflect biblical guidelines. We desire to teach students to be Christians who affect the world around them. We encourage students to be lifelong learners as well as committed servant leaders, equipped to impact their world with God’s truth.

Ashlea Lusher Harvest
coop111@gmail.com
New Harvest Christian Co-op

New Harvest Christian Co-op’s mission is to provide affordable academic and enrichment classes to children in kindergarten through grade 12. As a parent-led co-op, they exist to support one another in the homeschool community.

Amy Dandrade
rexhomeschoolcoop@gmail.com
Reaching for Educational Excellence (REX)
Facebook group

REX is a classical, volunteer homeschool co-op focusing on language arts, history, and Latin with an emphasis on critical thinking, analytical reasoning, and respectful debate using Socratic questioning that models a biblical worldview. Classes include Latin, literature, history, writing, and mock trial/policy debate.

Cathy Pearson
church@tidewaterbaptist.org
757-545-7282
Tidewater Baptist Homeschoolers

Tidewater Baptist Church is blessed to include many little ones of all ages. Although there are children in all forms of education at Tidewater Baptist (including several Christian schools), there is a large group of families who have decided to homeschool their children. The homeschool group takes its name, Nurture, from the verse in Ephesians that reads, “And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.” Our group’s desire is for these young ones to grow up to have living, loving relationships with Jesus Christ.

Kimberly Thorpe
kimberly.thorp@yahoo.com
VBCA Ministries

This is a Christian co-op meeting in the Deep Creek area of Chesapeake. We offer PE, art, music, and STEM classes and are truly a co-op as each child has a parent who remains onsite and assists in the classroom. We have a field trip once a month, and we also participate in community service by cleaning a local park each month. We offer a high school resource room where students are able to receive extra help in math and language. We also provide yearly standardized testing, portfolio reviews, and alternative assessments. In addition to the basic co-op, we offer a more complete package where we provide online curriculum, instruction, scoring record keeping and report cards.

Joy Guadano
Facebook group

This Facebook group is for homeschoolers in the Western Branch, Churchland, Northern Suffolk, Portsmouth, and Northern Chesapeake areas of Hampton Roads. Anyone in the area is welcome to join, but most activities will probably be in this area. It is an all-inclusive group. It is a place of friendship and respect where we can discuss our adventures in the lifestyle of homeschooling. It will also list field trips, park days, sports, moms’ night out, and other activities. We are free to discuss many aspects of our lives here, and little is considered off-topic; we love to find and share a good deal.

Chesapeake/Virginia Beach

Patsy Couch
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes are for children ages four through high school.

Delmarva

Denise Aliff
757-585-3602
Facebook Group

This is group for general support and for sharing homeschool information, events, and resources.

Franklin

Laurie Fox, President
treasuredirector@gmail.com
570-295-8801
Treasure Home Educators’ Association of Virginia

Treasure Home Educators’ Association (THEA) is a non-denominational, non-profit Christian home school cooperative which strives to glorify God by providing a safe, supportive, encouraging, and enriching environment for homeschool families.

Hampton

Ava Alfred
goldensoulholistics@gmail.com
Golden Soul Academy

Golden Soul Academy’s mission is to create a holistic learning environment for our children, give our parents the freedom to choose our children’s curriculum, support our parents in teaching, and foster long-term classmate relationships for our children’s social well-being. GSA generally meets from 9 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Mondays and Fridays are experiential days, meaning that we intentionally learn within society and nature. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays we meet at our home classroom in Hampton, Virginia. We embrace philosophies rooted in the ancient wisdom of yoga and ayurveda. We create our curriculum, which gives us the freedom to try them all, keep what works, adapt others to align with our needs, and toss what doesn’t work. All religions are welcome, as yoga is not a religion but rather an art and a science. We require parental involvement. We are currently nurturing children ages 1–3, and each subsequent year the age range increases. For instance, in 2025 we’ll serve ages 2–4, and in 2026 it will be 3–5. This helps foster a long-term classmate relationship, which we value for the children’s social health. We value safety; transparency; healthy, open, and honest communication; accountability; gratitude; self-discipline; commitment to daily self-care; and awareness of self.

Heather Rowe
pchc.hamptonva@gmail.com
Facebook Page

Peninsula Community Homeschool Co-op is a true cooperative, with all teaching and supporting positions being filled by member parents. Our goal is to support families by providing a variety of academic and/or enrichment-style classes on a twice-per-month basis. We serve students ranging in age from pre-K through high school, with nursery available as needed. In addition to classes, we also offer Mom’s Nights Out, along with occasional field trips and off-campus outings and events.

Hampton Roads

Sherene Silverberg
Facebook Group

Online support group for parents of gifted homeschoolers in Hampton Roads.

Wendy Catt
ghwarriors@gmail.com
God’s Homeschool Warriors

God’s Homeschool Warrior’s co-op supports parents and children in achieving excellence in education through an environment of Godly wisdom and talented partnerships. We partner with families from Suffolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Smithfield, and Windsor, as well as Gates County, North Carolina.

Checwanda McMahan
HRBHE

HRBHE Face book is a social gathering network where members come together to support each other in our common goal of home educating our children. We encourage each other, share ideas, and attend area fieldtrips and social gatherings. We also ask questions, provide advice and share recipes. Connect with other families in your area and/or venture out to meet new homeschooling families and friends. On HRBHE Facebook, friends and socialization are just as close as your computer.

Kristina Norville
hamptonroadscircle@gmail.com

Welcome to CIRCLE (Children Involved in a Respectful Co-operative Learning Environment). The co-op is an all-inclusive, secular homeschool community and does not discriminate against anyone regarding religion, politics, race, gender, age, educational methods, or other differentiating factors. The group is open to families seeking a respectful co-operative learning environment and community. All ages are welcome, from infants through adults. If you are looking for a respectful learning group which supports learning in a family environment, check us out! You can find more information on how CIRCLE works on the policies and procedure page.

Lindsay Logan
Facebook Group

We are a nature-based homeschool support group whose members plan and implement fun and educational activities, field trips, service projects, and social events. We believe that children thrive in nature and that spending time outdoors is essential for their physical, emotional, and cognitive development. We hold our events at parks and natural areas of Hampton Roads. We strive to create a homeschooling community to offer fellowship, support, educational, and socialization opportunities for both parents and children of our group. We believe that by building a strong and collaborative group we can create a positive and lasting impact on the lives of homeschool families.

Stephanie Rick
Facebook group

Our purpose is to create events and opportunities for homeschool students between the ages of 9 and 17 to get together.

Sherene Silverberg
Facebook Group

This Facebook group is an online meeting place for residents of the Hampton Roads and surrounding areas to find camaraderie for themselves and their children through homeschooling. We provide educational and social support.

Alanna Pennewell
Facebook Group

This is a local playgroup for all ages. They have weekly events for children, mom’s nights out, and group date nights. The group meets all over Hampton Roads and they love meeting new faces!

Melissa Caldwell
melissa@teachhomeschool.com
T.E.A.C.H.

T.E.A.C.H. is a Christian homeschool organization that has supported homeschooling families for more than 35 years. T.E.A.C.H. oversees Beach Breakers Sports and Beach Breakers Junior Athletics. T.E.A.C.H. also organizes, supervises, and manages a high school prom and graduation. Beach Breakers varsity coaches hold evaluations prior to the start of the season. Players are placed on teams that are appropriate for their ages and skill levels, and usually there are three levels: middle school, junior varsity, and varsity. Currently, fall sports include men’s soccer, men’s volleyball, and girls’ volleyball. Winter/spring sports include basketball, men’s baseball, co-ed cross country, co-ed tennis, and girls’ soccer. Beach Breakers teams compete locally, regionally, and nationally. The T.E.A.C.H. board sets the fees for each sport, approves coaches and leaders for each team, and appoints an athletic director. Beach Breakers junior athletics is another athletic program T.E.A.C.H. oversees, which is primarily geared toward recreational sports teams such as soccer, flag football, and baseball for elementary-aged children. T.E.A.C.H. supports and welcomes all homeschooling families who are looking for interaction in a Christian community through sports, a formal prom, and a graduation ceremony.

Schonna Dungan
Facebook Group

Tidewater Homeschool Exchange is a Facebook group for members of the homeschooling community in Hampton Roads to sell/trade curriculum and other homeschool items.

Hampton/Newport News

Facebook Group

This is a inclusive social group for homeschooling families with children of all ages and parents to meet, participate in unstructured activities, and have fun. Members are invited to organize activities of interest to their own families. Activities have included regular park days, play dates, beach days, physical education, nature walks, family picnics, trips to local attractions, and moms’ nights out. Most activities take place in Hampton and Newport News.

Hampton/Williamsburg/York County

CHiPSoccer (Christian Homeschoolers in the Peninsula)
CHiPSoccer
peninsulahomeschoolsoccer@gmail.com

CHiPSoccer is a cooperative homeschool soccer club where one adult from each family volunteers in a role on the field. CHiPSoccer is available to homeschooled children ages 4-18, and babysitting for ages 0-3. You would choose which location is your home field: potentially McReynolds Athletic Complex in York Co, Warhill Sports Complex in Williamsburg, and a third location in Hampton. We will have all games and practices on Wednesdays from 1 p.m.–3 p.m. in the fall and spring. All your children will be able to play at the same time and at the same park. You will play at your home field except for two times, when you will travel to the other location. Primary volunteer jobs include field coordinator, coach, assistant coach, team mom coordinator, team mom, babysitter coordinator, babysitter and equipment manager. Training is provided—don’t worry if you’ve never coached before! Visit the website to be notified when registration opens. http://www.chipsoccer.com/

James City County/Williamsburg/Yorktown

Connie Cassidy
JoinHTHC@yahoo.com
Facebook Group

The Historic Triangle Homeschool Co-op was recently created to provide a central place for homeschooling families of similar interests and ages to meet regularly for both fun and academics. The group is growing steadily and will hopefully be a fantastic resource for families in and surrounding the Historic Triangle of Virginia (Williamsburg, James City County, and Yorktown). The ultimate goal of this group is to create situations where kids and adults can build lasting friendships.

Langley Eustis Air Force Base

Facebook Group

This group is for homeschool military families stationed at Joint Base Langley Eustis. This group is to be used for support, sharing of ideas, planning activities, and encouragement.

Moyock, North Carolina

Kristin McCutchan
Lightcoop@hotmail.com
Facebook Page
lightcoop.blogspot.com

LIGHT is a Christian, academic, parent-led co-op that meets weekly from September to May. Main course offerings are history, science, and literature, which are taught from a Christian perspective. Classes in languages and/or other electives are offered each year as there is interest.

Newport News

Amy Walker
here.hs.va@gmail.com
here-va.com

Our mission is to assist families in their God-given responsibility to educate their children by providing enrichment and recreational opportunities to homeschooled students.

Jessica Brunda
hsofnnva@gmail.com
Facebook Group

The main goal of our group is sharing resources and connecting homeschooling families in/around the Newport News, Virginia area. We coordinate outings and field trips to local attractions. We have family and moms’ events at local establishments.

Saffi Harper
saffiatuharper@gmail.com
(757) 358-7648
Facebook Group

Hope for Tomorrow is a weekly co-op homeschool group. We cover a variety of subjects in addition to offering parents help and resources pertaining to homeschool. We also have various outings and field trips throughout the year to enrich our students’ learning experiences.

Lourdes Rodriguez
sageandpagehomeschool@gmail.com
SAGE and PAGE
Facebook Page

P.A.G.E is a group of families partnering to provide our students with academic, social, and spiritual enrichment opportunities. We set our class schedule according to the participating members’ needs and the members’ willingness and availability to teach and/or facilitate the classes. We endeavor to keep our co-operative membership dues down, so the fee is per family without regard to the number of children per family, with each family contributing to the co-operative’s operations by teaching and/or facilitating classes or by assisting in the administration of other ways. PAGE meets at Bethany Gospel Chapel (BGC) in Newport News on Fridays.

Ashley Wilson
pchcoop@gmail.com

This educational group meets every Tuesday during the school year. Parents learn and teach a subject classically. Current subjects include Spanish, science, history/art, and a drill class of memory facts from math, Latin, history, English, and science. In the afternoons, students (typically age nine and above) meet for an advanced writing and grammar class.

Christine Cooper
(757) 759-7993

We are a Christian homeschool co-op offering curriculum support and academic classes for homeschoolers K through 12th grade. We are located near Briarfield Avenue on Jefferson Avenue. Classes meet within our church. We also offer a monthly support group for parents, to include fun activities for children. Contact Christine Cooper at 757-759-7993 for more information.

Becky Knepp
SEEDSofGrace.President@gmail.com
(417) 337-1694
Seeds of Grace

SEEDS, a ministry of Menchville Baptist Church, is a Christ-centered ministry that endeavors to honor God through support and encouragement for families that are striving to educate their children. SEEDS is a volunteer cooperative of families that provides resources for educational opportunities, fellowship, and enrichment activities. Classes, taught by parents, range from art, drama, PE, and cooking to language, science, and math. In addition to classes, SEEDS offers regular field trips, spirit days, and Mom’s Nights Out, as well as events like a fall pumpkin patch trip, a talent show, a project fair, a used curriculum sale, and various holiday parties.. Our annual yearbook is designed by the SEEDS’ students, and we also have at least one service project for the families to participate in. We would love to have you join us and enjoy Christian-based support for your homeschool journey!

Norfolk

Kathryn Abbott
Facebook Group

This group meets the third Thursday of each month, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the JANAF Branch Library in Norfolk.

Dr. Heather Kinchlow
director@homeschoolplus.org
757-466-3477
homeschool-life.com

A partnershilp between Christian homeschooling parents and professional educators. We offer a variety of high school courses; core academic classes for K–8; and creative, hands-on learning enrichment classes; and Brain Bridges, along with opportunities for cognitive therapy. field trips, yearbook, graduation ceremony, private music lessons, and more.

Lamanda Tooley
kindredhomeschool757@gmail.com
KINDRED Homeschool Collective

KINDRED Homeschool Collective (KHC) is an inclusive Christian community that meets weekly in Norfolk. KINDRED Homeschool Collective is not a school and is not meant to be the sole source of your child’s education. Each homeschool parent is responsible for ensuring that his or her individual homeschool complies with the laws of the State of Virginia. As KHC is a true co-op, one parent or guardian from each family must commit to serving for a minimum of two hours weekly—either teaching, assisting in a class, and/or other volunteer duties as determined—to serve the co-op.

Mary Greenwood-Drumheller
Facebook Group

This is a Facebook support group for local Norfolk families to share things to do in and around Norfolk.

Christina Escalante
christina.escalante@navy.mil
757-445-0350

The JEBLCFS homeschool support group meetings are scheduled on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The second-Wednesday meeting is at JEB Little Creek Youth Center (Seascape Court, Building 3085) and the fourth-Wednesday meeting is at JEB For the Story Youth Center (Building 457, Vera Cruz Road). Our mission is to provide a safe, friendly, and supportive environment for military homeschool families.

Onancock

Yudith Buck
CCHM.OBC@gmail.com

The purpose of CCHM is to educate children in a Christian worldview to bring honor to Christ. We work together with parents to provide enrichment courses with a biblical worldview. We are not a substitute for school and do not follow any set curriculum. We are an “all hands on deck” organization. All families cooperate as a team for a like-minded goal.

Onley

Anna Smith
akiwi16@gmail.com
Facebook Group

At Eastern Shore Homeschool Community, our goal is to equip, support, and encourage homeschooling families. We are a Christ-centered support group. We serve both Accomack and Northampton counties on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. We meet weekly during the school year at the Eastern Shore Family YMCA on Fridays from 12:15-3:15 p.m. All ages are welcome. Parents lead and plan activities for the students. We also have monthly bowling trips, nature walks, playdates, and field trips.

Portsmouth

Cheri Norris
Atlanticsandd@gmail.com
Atlantic Speech & Debate Club

We offer training and competition in speech and debate—primarily for high school students, but we do have a juniors club for students ages 5 to 12 years old. We meet weekly during the school year in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Karen Hurd
Blue Ocean Learning Center

Blue Ocean Learning Center is homeschooling for the 21st Century. BOLC offers:
– Principle Approach–NOAH Plan curriculum (American Classical Christian)—hands-on learning method that does not rely on textbooks.
– Blue Ocean Learning Center is a participant in the Leading Schools program with FACE—the Foundation for American Christian Education.
– Emphasis on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math)
– Biblical reasoning and worldview
– Volunteer & Leadership program—service to God & man while developing, leadership, entrepreneurship, and teamwork
– CTE-16 – training and marketable certifications along 16 career clusters—preparing your children for traditional and new collar careers and professions
– Dual enrollment option (coming soon)
– Center of Excellence in Engineering (in development)
– Mentoring with business professionals, trades, pastors, and military
– Parental involvement is required

Students will be on site part time and home part time in a 10 day rotation—3 days on site week 1, 2 days on site week 2, and repeat. When not on site, students will learn virtually and through self-paced courses in areas of interest. Parents will have control of student records and transcripts. Parents will issue diplomas upon graduation. Kingdom Knight weekly fellowship potluck brings together families, professionals, and pastors, and integrates careers and Constitution with a Kingdom mindset.

Amanda McBreen
office@pathsofhr.com
PATHS of Hampton Roads

Partners in Academics and Therapeutic Support (PATHS) is a unique educational program geared toward supporting the educational needs of homeschooling families in the Hampton Roads area. Centrally located within the region, we offer a variety of classes and educational services in one location. This is neither a co-op nor a private school, but a hybrid educational program with highly qualified professionals that partner with your family to support your homeschooling adventures. Staff are people of faith, including many master- and doctoral-level educators, certified therapists, and licensed professionals striving to provide the highest quality academic classes and educational therapy in the Hampton Roads region. This is a Christian program. If you agree to be taught by Christians, using primarily Christian material, and abide by a Christian code of conduct, this is the program for you and is open to all students who need or want access to the Academy & Brain Bridges programs.

Shanda Rouse
Facebook Group

This is a parent-led and parent-organized group that meets at base youth centers around Hampton Roads. This is not a drop-off program; parents and children must stay together. Because they meet at youth centers, a military ID card is required.

Poquoson

Shanee Pigate
spigate@classicalconversations.com
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages four through high school.

Suffolk North

North Suffolk Area
Cristy Brice
cbrice@classicalconversations.com
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes are for children ages four through high school.

Suffolk

Melissa Rosario
(757) 292-1761

Calvary Homeschool Chapel is open to anyone interested in a homeschool group; you do not have to be a member of Calvary to participate. Elementary students (K–grade 5) share a Bible story, music, pledge to the flag. After chapel we will have lunch together—each child needs to bring his or her own lunch—and play in the gym.

Deb Heard
debheard@heritagehomeschoolsuffolk.com
Heritage Homeschool Co-op

Heritage Homeschool Co-Op was founded to connect Christian homeschooling families to come alongside each other; encourage and support each other and our children academically, socially, and spiritually; provide educational support; and organize group and social activities. We were formed out of a desire to support home-educating families in Suffolk, Virginia, and surrounding areas who have a commitment to raising their children with a biblical worldview and a desire to raise up children who are educated in the original heritage of our nation. Our goal is to partner with other homeschooling families that are intentional about honoring God, family, each other, and our community.

Brandy Robbins
Organic Roots Academy
organicrootsacademy@gmail.com

We are a tuition-based, 100%-outdoor, forest-and-farm school for homeschoolers, meeting MWF from 9–1. Our school year runs September through May. We are creating a model of education that is based on forest schooling, science, research, experience, and a holistic approach, relevant for this generation. We help families who dream of a more holistic education by creating an educational experience where children can reach their full potential.

Norma Andes
rsatidewater@gmail.com
Renaissance School of the Arts

RSA offers classes in the visual and performing arts, as well as some classes in STEM and other academic areas. Classes meet in the North Suffolk area (Thursdays for all ages, and Tuesdays for high school students). Students are welcome to join RSA throughout the program year.

Lourdes Rodriguez
sageandpagehomeschool@gmail.com
SAGE & PAGE
Facebook Page

SAGE and PAGE has been serving Hampton Roads’ families for nearly two decades. SAGE and PAGE is incorporated and is a non-profit 501-3c organization. We are a Christian co-op that upholds a traditional Christian worldview and uses the Bible as our standard of truth. Participation in our co-op mandates that the families desire their children to be mentored in this traditional Christian worldview and that the actions of each individual reflects core Biblical guidelines. SAGE (Southside Academy for Godly Education) which used to meet once a week and twice a month for field trips and special events. SAGE is currently looking for a church to house us and families to participate.

Virginia Beach

Melisa Herum
Aletheia  Academy

Aletheia Academy exists to bring truth and light to every class.

Patricia Dortch
Ambleside Cooperative

We are a Christian homeschool hybrid program. We meet four mornings per week from 8:30–12:30 p.m., with optional afternoon classes. Families in our program love that we are an alternative to public school with an affordable tuition.

Cherrie Moore
757-523-4965
Bayith Educator Group

This group shares local knowledge of events and information pertaining to homeschooling in Hampton Roads. It meets the last Thursday of most months from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Moore Expressions in Virginia Beach.

Jessica King
Virginia Beach
christianmilitaryhomeschoolers@gmail.com
Christian Military Homeschoolers
Facebook group

CMH co-op is a group of homeschooling families that co-operate together, meeting weekly for educational enrichment classes and attending many activities in the Hampton Roads area. Our classes are thought up, organized and planned by CMH parents each semester and are based on the interests of the children and parents. These classes are used by families to enrich and enhance the main educational subjects they are doing at home with their children. The opportunities for study are as individual and as unique and creative as the co-op families themselves, because they are the ones who decide what classes we will have each semester!

Lauren Holmes
Lholmes79@gmail.com
Global Christian Coop

Global Christian Co-op is a Christian program offering a variety of subjects with the goal of raising up well-rounded kids who are passionate for Jesus. This program covers a wide variety of subjects. Mondays will be a parent-led learning day from 9 am to 1pm, first offering worship, prayer, and a devotional together, then splitting into lower and upper grade levels for 20-minute, hands-on, creative lessons in Charlotte Mason style for specific subjects. Wednesdays we offer hour-long electives taught by Jesus-loving teachers who have specialized training in their subject areas. Families may participate on Mondays, Wednesdays, or both days.

Global Christian Co-op will also be active in the community by doing homeless outreach, evangelism and worship-in-the-park events, Bible studies, future mission trips, camps, and family community field trips and events together. There will also be a chance on Fridays for families to do fun, educational field trips together in order to build community and to grow together in Christ.

Sherry Wolfe
gracehomeschoolcooperative@gmail.com
757-646-6277
Facebook Page

Grace Academy is a homeschool group in the Virginia Beach area.

Deb Plaster
Home Educators Exchange 

Services offered include classes, educational resources, consultations, and transcripts.

Kristie Cochran
nfo@hsobx.org
Homeschool Out of the Box

HSOBX is Hampton Roads’ premier secular, inclusive, academically-oriented homeschool co-operative. Established in 2007, HSOBX now serves around 150 children from nearly 90 families. Classes are offered in six age groups, and topics range from language arts and foreign languages, to math and lab-based sciences. All teachers have college degrees or are experienced in the subject matter they teach. HSOBX is known for passionate instruction and the strong bonds created between families while maintaining an inclusive home schooling community. We meet at Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Virginia Beach on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Wendy Innes
wendyppp@yahoo.com
Facebook Group

Operation Dandelion Homeschoolers is a group of homeschooling families that meets weekly for classes and attends educational and cultural activities in the Hampton Roads area. The name uses a nickname (Dandelion Children) given to many military children, and reflects the fact that many participating families are military families. Families work together to provide a positive, supportive, social, and educational environment for children and parents.

540-556-8256

Salt and light homeschool group is a Masterbooks based educational group. We meet on Tuesdays at our local library for bible stories and language arts lessons. On Fridays we meet at a local park for science lessons and play. For the 23-24 school year we have a kindergarten group.

Juliet Bellinger
buildingsteam2020@gmail.com

Sandcastle Academy is a social homeschool group that meets on Fridays in Virginia Beach. The first and third Fridays are park days, with the alternate Fridays for field trips, parties, and other activities. Each family fulfills a job to make sure the group runs smoothly, and they also plan and execute a field trip. There is a $50 annual family fee to join. All ages, educational philosophies, and faiths are welcome. There is a 12+ teen subgroup which also meets regularly.

757-427-5683
Tidewater Classical Academy

Tidewater Classical Academy is a ministry of Green Run Baptist Church. Our vision is to assist (but never replace) parents as they fulfill their commission to “bring up [their children] in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” Ephesians 6:4 (ESV) Our desire is to add one grade a year, until we are a full classical Christian school, serving students in kindergarten through grade 12.

Wendy Hansen
757-679-3531
tradewindsinstitute@protonmail.com
TradeWinds Institute
Facebook Page

We teach hands-on trades such as carpentry, electrical, welding, automotive, plumbing, culinary arts and more in a Christian environment for high school students. Each small class meets once per week. Options include Mondays, Wednesdays, or Fridays.

Danelle Frisbie
Facebook Group

All actively homeschooling families in Virginia Beach are invited to participate regardless of faith, nationality, age, size, or abilities. We are a peaceful parenting group at our foundation and we operate in a child-friendly and mutually respectful fashion. We plan and host informal gatherings, learning opportunities, and events for the children who live, play, and learn in Virginia Beach and surrounding areas. Our primary purpose is to connect local homeschooling families with each other for community building.

Alllison Siff
office@ymv.org
757-420-1961
Young Musicians of Virginia

YMV today offers not only music group experiences of all types, including vocal, band, strings, and more–for all ages–but we also offer academic classes from middle through high school, as well as art for all ages. YMV meets at New Song Fellowship in Virginia Beach, near Regent University.

Williamsburg

Cindy Kelly
titusgirl64@gmail.com
(757) 634-1885

FREE Co-op class for high schoolers or advanced middle schoolers. The class will meet every Tuesday from September 12, 2023 through May 14, 2024 from 10:00am-1:00pm. This is a Language Arts co-op that will consist of reading novels, reviewing grammar, and writing essays.

Catrina Jackson
aiminghighcoop@gmail.com
Aiming High Co-op

Aiming High homeschool co-op is a Christian faith-based mix of academic and elective courses, combined with a strong support group for moms. We are a traditional co-op that meets once a week, with classes based on the mom/teacher experience. We provide volunteer opportunities, field trips, and student leadership through a youth council.

Michele Geesaman
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages four through high school.

Kristy Jensen
faithfulhomeschoolers@gmail.com

Faith Over Fear is a homeschool group that meets twice a month at 12:30 on Fridays. We go to parks and field trips ranging from Virginia Beach to Charlottesville and beyond. Our main location is in Williamsburg and we primarily meet there. Our children range in age and grade. We are a Christian group that strives to put Jesus first and have fun and fellowship each week.

Kristy Jensen

At Faithful Homeschoolers, our primary goal is to lead children in their walk with the Lord. We meet on Thursdays for fun field trips, crafting, and play dates at the park. We want to provide support for all homeschool families, while also having fun and learning together.

Joan Mills
Homeschoolers for Christ

This is a group of Christian homeschoolers who meet weekly for fellowship and field trips. Our goal is to spend time together building relationships so that we can support one another in raising and educating Godly children according to Biblical principles. HFC is designed for families who desire a Christian homeschool support group that meets every week. If you would like the consistency of weekly field trips and fellowship for your family, HFC may be what you are looking for. However, if you do not have room in your schedule for another weekly activity, then HFC might not be the right support group for you. Limited to 20 families.

Jess Weber
thewebers11@gmail.com
Facebook Group

Wild + Free Williamsburg & Surrounding area is an all inclusive community for homeschoolers in Virginia. We have classes, events, & gatherings spanning throughout Hampton Roads to RVA. Check out our Facebook group for additional information on upcoming classes & events.

Examples: Co-op, Yoga, Herbalism, Theater, Nature Walks, Theater, Groups for under 5, Groups & Classes for teens, collaborations with other organizations in the area, & field trip throughout Virginia.

Jennifer Eanes
info@williamsburgclassicalacademy.org
Williamsburg Classical Academy
Facebook Group

Williamsburg Classical Academy is a homeschool community that offers classes for all ages (PK–12), activities like prom and graduation, an award-winning Beta club, ”moms night out,” and more!

Sara Klein
Facebook Group

If you are a homeschool family looking for fun, learning, and friendships for you and your kids—you have come to the right place! We are based in Williamsburg, VA, but all are welcome to attend any and all of our events. Founded in the winter of 2014, Williamsburg Learn & Play Homeschool Group is completely organized by members. It creates opportunities for projects, field trips, community service, park days, family gatherings, moms’ nights out, discussion groups, sharing of resources, and so much more! All members are welcome and encouraged to plan or suggest events for the group.

Zuni

Chandra Christmas
homeschooler.tsbc@gmail.com
757-771-8685
H.O.P.E.

This group gives support for homeschoolers in our community by offering extracurricular classes and opportunities for fellowship.

Region 3 – Middle Peninsula / Northern Neck 

Aylett

Michelle Price
Willinghammb@yahoo.com
Facebook Group

Homeschoolers of King William is a co-op for homeschool families. We offer classes every week, organize and attend field trips, and give back to the community.

Bowling Green

Annie Butterfield
carolinecollaborative@gmail.com
Facebook Group

Caroline Collaborative is a group of homeschool families that services Caroline County, Virginia and surrounding areas. This secular group offers events, activities, meet-ups, clubs, support, and more for kids of all ages. CC is a place for those of all backgrounds, cultures, and neurotypes.

Colonial Beach

Katie Feltner
lighthouselearningcb@gmail.com

We are a Christian parent-led co-op for students in pre-K through grade 5. We offer classes weekly and field trips throughout the year. We meet in the town of Colonial Beach.

Fredericksburg

Katie Libs
adastracoordinator@gmail.com
Ad Astra Co-op

Ad Astra provides a unique niche in the community by limiting our services to only high school age students. We are a cooperative that supplements the homeschool experience with academic tutoring while providing our students with an opportunity for solid social interactions. The mission of Ad Astra is to create an encouraging, supportive environment, rich in resources, for Christian families in our community that feel called by God to homeschool their children. We strive to create meaningful experiences and community, not just for children but for parents as well during their homeschooling journey. Ad Astra is a parent-run cooperative that meets twice a week (on Tuesdays and Thursdays) at Spotswood Baptist Church. Parents are required to support the cooperative as an active member of the community as well as by serving in duty slots for parent service, which are equally divided up amongst our families each year.

contactus@cytfred.org
540-604-5156
Christian Youth Theater
Christian Youth Theater (CYT) is a theater arts training program for students ages 4 through 18. We offer nine-week sessions, camps, and a weekly co-op.

Russell Wrightson
Fredericksburg Area Homeschooler’s Association

FAHA (Fredericksburg Area Homeschoolers’ Association) began as more than a homeschool support group. It started as an intentional community, secular, close-knit, and like-minded. In 2003, the founders were immersed in attachment parenting, respectful parenting, and natural living. That is still strong in many of us, and has continued to inform our lives as our children grow. New members have been attracted to some or all of these values and interests. Now FAHA has grown too large for everyone to know everyone else like in the early days, but as our name says, we are an association of interest-led groups. This website is a place for homeschooling families to connect with other homeschooling families in the vicinity of Fredericksburg for clubs, events, classes, projects, activities, field trips, park days and whatever else interests you and your children.

Brenda Fasd
fasdclub@gmail.com
Facebook Page

FASD is a Christian speech and debate club for students ages 12–18. Students have the opportunity to compete in regional and national tournaments in several speech events, team policy debate, and Lincoln Douglas debate through the NCFCA Christian Speech & Debate league.

Amy Shirk, Director
540-846-8436
FAYM

FAYM (Fredericksburg Area Young Musicians) is a musical group that provides music classes and ensembles to homeschooled students in the greater Fredericksburg area. Classes include: Band, Orchestra, Chorus, Music Theory, AP Music Theory, Elementary Music, General Music, Conducting, Music History, Beginning Piano, Beginning Guitar, and Recorder.

Jodie Rackley
Facebook Group

Fredericksburg Homeschool Fun & Play is a community of homeschool families who organize special events, regularly meet up for play, and attend local events as a group. We enjoy our community together and provide regular opportunities for our children and families to connect.

 

Tracy Hamburger
Grace Homeschool

This is a Grace Homeschool co-op providing enrichment and core classes for Christian homeschool families.

Amy Bell
homespunhorizons@gmail.com
Facebook Page

This is a secular homeschool group located in the Fredericksburg area. We are a parent-led, hands-on group that meets twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9:30 a.m.–noon. Our group holds a monthly planning meeting for parents to plan the following month’s unit study, activities, and monthly field trip.

Lindsey Benitez
Inspirationsfxbg@gmail.com
Inspirations Homeschool Group
Facebook Group

Welcome to Inspirations Homeschool Social Group for moms in Fredericksburg, Virginia! We are a brand new group and growing quickly! Inspirations Group is designed for homeschooling mothers, both new to this homeschool journey and seasoned homeschool moms who have been on this path for decades. Our group is open to children of all ages. We take fun, educational field trips together on a regular basis during the school year and are also focused on sharing resources and encouragement, and cultivating friendships with each other. Our field trips and events are posted in our private Facebook group. The majority of our field trips take place in Fredericksburg, Virginia. This group is not defined as either religious or secular; however, the leader is Christian and some of the events occasionally may take place at a church in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Amy Fluharty

Spotsylvania Regional Christian Homeschoolers (SRCH) is for Christ-centered homeschooling families living in or around Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Since 1997, SRCH has had an active core membership that has orchestrated social and educational activities for children and parents. Families benefit greatly from the fellowship and encouragement of one another. Our goal is to provide a familiar “family” of friends to walk with in this homeschool journey.

Our recent activities include parent meetings, nature days, a chess club, volleyball, park days, field trips, a science fair, an international day, a used curriculum sale, skating, and a gingerbread house party and other seasonal celebrations. All members are encouraged to plan activities and share their talents.

If you are new to homeschooling or new to the area, we would like to offer you a free and easy access point for information and fellowship with other local Christian homeschoolers.

Gloucester/Mathews/Middlesex

Jessica Chapman
Facebook Group

We are part of the Gloucester Homeschool Association, which helps bring adventure and learning together for our local families.

Shaun Rosenblum
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages 4 through high school.

Alyssa Owens
Facebook Group

This group is for Homeschooling families in Gloucester and surrounding areas. We are mainly here to support one another and plan activities such as park days and field trips. We want to be sure to include those who have younger children who may have not started officially homeschooling. All who are homeschoolers or are considering homeschooling are welcome.

Laura Adams
Fueledbycoffeesavedbygrace@yahoo.com
Facebook Group

This is a FREE group that offers parents of homeschooled middle schoolers and high schoolers opportunities to meet, socialize, share ideas and curricula, vent, even trade curricula or other homeschool-related items. Meetups will be at parks, museums, nature trails, etc. For grades 5–12. *NOTE: All parents cover costs of field trips for their own children.* We are a mixed group of both Christian and secular homeschoolers and leaders, who unite with one thing in mind: being a rock star homeschooler!

Tracey Esplin
Homeschooling Together
Facebook Page

Homeschooling Together is a homeschool group in Gloucester that is open and welcome to all homeschool families in the area, including those in and around the middle peninsula. The Homeschooling Together Co-op is merely an extension of this group, offering exceptional classes for our homeschool students.

Ingrid Fincher
Ingrid.fincher@gmail.com
(757) 515-1574

Welcome to our Christ-centered homeschool co-op, designed for the Mathews and Gloucester homeschooling community! We gather weekly to foster fellowship, enjoy faith-based learning, and participate in organized field trips. Our group is committed to nurturing both educational growth and spiritual development in a supportive, fun-filled environment. Join us as we journey together in faith and learning!

Emily Lemon
jksmilies@gmail.com

We are a Christian homeschool cooperative.

Misti Minott
Gloucester Point
musicacademygloucester@gmail.com

We meet every week, making music available to homeschoolers in the Hampton Roads community. We offer choir, guitar, general music, and preschool music, and we hope to offer more classes in the future.

King George

Susan Filipovich
(540) 621-8130

Classical, Christian, parent-involved co-op meeting in King George, Virginia. Meets for 24 weeks from September through early May on Wednesdays.

Vel Burgess
velwestburgess@gmail.comGuarding Hearts 

Guarding Hearts is a warm, welcoming, Christian-based co-op offering classes, field trips, fellowship and support for children from nursery through high school.

Catherine Evans
HOPE2

HOPE2 (Hope Squared) is a Christian co-op that strives to be God-honoring in its classes and activities. As such, we have a dress code and a standard of behavior that is expected from our students. All classes are presented with a Christian worldview. We meet in King George, and most classes are held at Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Crystal Groves
Facebook Group

This Facebook group for information, such as free events and discount codes, and to swap ideas, buy and sell supplies and curriculum, and maybe even plan play dates and/or field trips. This grou is open to all home-school families in the King George/Fredericksburg area.

King William

Jenny Jones
Facebook Group

The goal of this wildschooling group/co-op is to come together with other homeschooling families that desire to let their children bask in the beauty of this world. Every Tuesday in various parks around the King William area, we will explore local creeks and fields, question and imagine, play and experiment. We will get dirty and wet. We will create. We encourage barefoot and hands-on. We build relationships and community. We trust in the journey and feel secure in the rhythm of nature. Join us as we welcome school-aged homeschooling families to explore the beautiful local woods and waters. We will go on hikes and do activities together in nature! Let’s come together to explore. We will inspire and encourage each other on our homeschooling journeys.

Lake Anna

Jennifer Christian
lakeannahomeschoolers@gmail.com
Facebook Group

We are a group open to all who homeschool in the Lake Anna area of Virginia. We exist to bring homeschoolers together for field trips and educational and service opportunities, to share what options are available in our area, and provide support to one another.

Montross

Kimberly W.
westmorelandhomeschoolgroup@gmail.com

A Christ-centered group for those looking for homeschool support and encouragement in the Westmoreland County/Northern Neck area. We meet on the third Monday every month at the New Town Park in Montross. Please email us with any questions or comments.

Northern Neck

Lizbeth Lopez
Facebook Group

We are a Homeschool Christian Cooperative located in the Northern Neck of VA to walk with families in their journeys of training their boys with Christian principles to become men of character.

Ruther Glen

Ashley Parks
fkcleadership@gmail.com
Founders Keepers Cooperative

FKC is a Christ-centered, parent-run organization established to enrich our children’s homeschooling experience in a safe and healthy Christian environment. Our goal is to cooperatively assist in the education of our children through non-academic, hands-on enrichment, while facilitating growth and love for God and others. We meet on Tuesdays in Ruther Glen from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and serve all ages. Classes are led by parents, giving them an opportunity to showcase their passions and talents. FKC also hosts field trips, meet-ups, makers markets, service projects, and a host of other opportunities for fellowship and skill development.

Spotsylvania

Shelly McCullough
C.H.E.E.R.

CHEER is an Enrichment Co-op that meets Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. for eight weeks in the spring and eight weeks in the fall. Classes are parent-led and low cost. CHEER includes fieldtrips and group activities as well. Meets at Craig Baptist Church in Spotsylvania.

Dee Davis
540-287-2246
ddavis@classicalconversations.com
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages four through high school.

Stafford County

Sabrine Etienne
LdorVdorgroup@gmail.com

We are a homeschooling nature-based group ministering to families with a Charlotte Mason background. Our holistic group is low cost and meets bi-weekly on Fridays. We meet at various locations including parks and libraries in Fredericksburg and Stafford. Every Tuesday evening, Charlotte Mason parents enjoy a book study through Zoom. Email us with any questions!

Jennifer Ferdinandsen
staffordhomeschoolers@gmail.com
804-994-8341

A homeschool support group and educational co-op for families in Stafford and surrounding areas.

Tappahannock

homecoolmoms@gmail.com
Facebook Group

This is homeschool support group for moms of homeschooled children.

Lizbeth Lopez
rivahhomeschool@gmail.com

Rivah Homeschool meets in Tappahannock every Thursday. We provide enrichment opportunities for the children to learn alongside their peers in a safe environment.

Woodford

Kelly Shannon
Peaceofearthva@gmail.com
(540) 239-9042

Offerings include parent-led nature and sport co-ops, workshops, and a nature-based drop-off academic enrichment program. Located on a 10-acre farmstead off exit 110 in Ladysmith.

Region 4 – Northern Virginia 

Alexandria

Jenn Edwards
Facebook Group

A place to share useful information, experience, and encouragement about homeschooling in Alexandria, Virginia. We facilitate regular meet-ups and connecting with other homeschoolers through park days and field trips.

Kyra Palmer
Homeschool Soccer

The Homeschool Soccer Club of Alexandria, LLC (HSCA) is an inclusive soccer club located in Alexandria, VA. It is a cooperative organization where every parent is a volunteer. The goal of this club is to bring families together and reduce time spent traveling to and from youth sporting activities. To this end, all ages meet at the same time and place, once a week, on a week day. HSCA welcomes players ages 5 to 18. (We accept players who will turn 5 by the end of October.) Each team will have parent-coaches. Children under the age of 5 will be watched by parent-babysitters at the field. We play at Lee District Grass and Turf Fields (6601 Telegraph Rd, Franconia, VA 22310), every Wednesday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm, for a fall season only (September-October).

Elise Matich
ematich42@gmail.com
St. Rita Homeschool Group
Facebook Page

We are a Catholic support group that offers weekly Holy Hour, park days, field trips, and support for homeschooling moms.

Annandale

Robert Eagy
beagy@capitalbaptist.org

The CBC Homeschool Support Group is for those families who are home educating their children. Children who participate in the morning enrichment classes must be six years of age, enrolled in a first-grade homeschool program, and be of sufficient character and motivation to participate in the program. Families without school-age children will not be admitted to the homeschool co-op. This reserves kindergarten, preschool, and nursery spaces for families who are home educating school-age children. The CBC Homeschool Support Group meets on Tuesday or Thursday. A family comes on only one of the co-op days. The co-op meets each week during the traditional school year beginning after Labor Day in September and ending about the third week of May. There are several days off during the year due to holidays. The program starts at 9:30 a.m. with morning devotions and concludes at 12:30 p.m. each Tuesday or Thursday. Afternoon academic classes and clubs are also offered.

Arlington

Lauren Yacht
Scholé Center for Innovative Education
Facebook Page

Scholé Center for Innovative Education is a K-8 hybrid homeschool program offering learner-centered, experience-based and project-driven experience for homeschooling families. We meet for drop-off classes in north Arlington on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and meet for field trips in the local metro area on Fridays.

Ashburn

Christie Grewe
FLTashburn@gmail.com
Facebook Page

Friends Learning Together (FLT) is a group of Christian homeschooling families who believe in God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit. FLT is parent-led and relies on each family to actively serve in teaching classes. We also offer recess opportunities on Wednesdays and field trips on Fridays. We are not a drop-off co-op. We offer classes for preschool through 8th grade. Classes are Science, History, Geography, and Public Speaking. Middle School also includes Writing and Literature.

Tara Ford
heartscontact@heartsforthelord.org
HEARTS for the Lord Homeschool Academy
Facebook Page

After more than 20 years of helping homeschooling families, we look forward to helping yours! We offer classes for grades 7 through 12. Hearts is a 501(c)3, Christian, faith-based group which endeavors to walk with the Lord in all we do. Hearts was formed to support Virginia homeschooling families in Loudoun and western Fairfax counties. The group is comprised of approximately 70 homeschooling families with approximately 100 homeschooled students.

Bealeton

Maggie Smith
chaphsregistrar@gmail.com
Facebook Page

C.H.A.P.’s mission is to provide an educational, enriching, and nurturing environment where all students can come together to participate in group classes. C.H.A.P. was created to assist in providing supplementation, enrichment to the student’s education, and to encourage connections within the homeschooling community. Community Homeschool Academic Program (C.H.A.P.) is an educational and enrichment program for homeschooling families located in Fauquier, Stafford, Culpeper, Orange, and the surrounding counties.

Laura Lombardo
homeschoolersofbealeton@gmail.com
(540) 845-2526
Homeschoolers of Bealeton
HOB+ Facebook Page

HOB+ is a supportive community for homeschooling families located in Bealeton, Virginia and serving Fauquier County and the surrounding areas. Members are invited to share their ideas, events, achievements, support, encouragement, and resources. HOB+ is an all-inclusive group. We are a very active group participating in many field trips and special events for children of all ages. Our HOB+ enrichment program offers classes on Tuesday and Fridays.

Julia Roelofs
Julia@fwcva.com
540-550-0219
Triumph Activities
Facebook Group

What is Triumph?
Triumph is a ministry of Family Worship Center providing educational and social activities to children and families in the Southern Fauquier area. We offer daytime homeschool classes and activities as well as evening activities for all children in the community.

Mission Statement
Triumph’s mission is to foster a community where children and families come together to learn, connect, and grow through classes and activities that provide exceptional learning opportunities and teach children to let their light shine for Jesus.

Burke

Theresa Post
gracehomeschool1@gmail.com
703-250-5562
Grace Homeschool

Grace Homeschool Group is a Christian co-op offering classes in academics and electives. It is established to encourage and support homeschooling families through friendship, activities, and educational opportunities. Grace Group seeks to be as relevant and interesting to preschoolers as it is to high school students.

Liesel Golden
admin@inquisiminds.com
Inquisiminds
Facbook Page

Secular and affordable, ala carte academic and enrichment classes for grades K-12 in Burke, VA. Classes include quarterly, semester, and full-year academic and elective classes for homeschool, public/private school, and after school students. Our classes run from September through May, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays in a four quarter academic calendar. No statement of faith or volunteer requirements. Take as many or as few classes as you want, when you want. Our classes are held at Abiding Presence Lutheran Church, 6304 Lee Chapel Road, Burke VA.

Bristow

Amy E. Derrickson
ADerrickson@classicalconversations.com
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages four through high school.

Centreville

Amy E. Derrickson
ADerrickson@classicalconversations.com
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages four through high school.

Clark County

Emily Spencer
info@littlewildflowers.org
(540) 431-8889
Little Wildflowers Forest School

This drop-off program is for ages 4&up and is held entirely outdoors for all four seasons. Each season meets weekly for three hours for eight consecutive weeks. Our program combines hands-on science and social studies inquiry, language and literacy exploration, wild math and creative nature arts – music, art, and dramatic play. Each day will focus on a particular intentional learning experience, while balancing an emergent curriculum and child-driven exploration.

Culpeper

Michelle Lieb
Blue Roof Co-op

Blue Roof seeks to be a supportive environment for homeschool parents, as well as to offer an array of classes to further enrich your homeschool education. All of our classes are taught by either a homeschool parent, a retired or current educator, or a work-world professional or retired professional, who each seek to bless others with the knowledge and skill sets they’ve been taught as well as developing Christian character in our children. Blue Roof classes are structured in a five-period format on Mondays from 10:30 a.m. through 4 p.m., from September through April. We will also have a limited number of Thursday sessions beginning Fall 2022. Classes are 50 minutes or longer and cover all grade levels. Our Monday classes are typically one semester long and our Monday/Thursday classes are typically two semesters long. You are not required to take classes for the full co-op day for all blocks.

cachevainfo@gmail.com
CACHE

CACHE is a 501c3 organization in Culpeper dedicated to serving homeschoolers in the Piedmont region of Central Virginia. It provides support and encouragement to parents who are teaching their children at home—and those considering home education—by connecting you to resources, education, field trips, events, and other homeschooling families.

Lori Payne
Contactchampions4christ@gmail.com
Champions for Christ

CHAMPIONS for Christ is a co-op of parents and mentors who partner together to provide academic classes and elective opportunities for high school students in a Christian environment. They operate on a class-by-class basis, once a week, for 32 weeks. CHAMPIONS’ goal is to challenge students academically, draw them closer to God, and better prepare them to engage their culture with confidence.

Teresa Murnock
admin@kingslight.org
Kings Light Christian Academy

We are a hybrid high school coming to Culpeper, VA. We will meet on campus three days a week and the students will homeschool two days a week. School Mission: At KLCA, we equip young men and women to serve the Lord and glorify Him with their lives. Wherever they live—in the world, in the church, or in the home—we strive to prepare our students academically, spiritually, and socially. ● Academically—KLCA students are creative, critical thinkers with a rich knowledge of God’s world, a strong work ethic, and a deep love of learning. Spiritually—KLCA students are God-focused, prayerful, biblically grounded, and engaged in service to others. Socially—KLCA students are valued members of a Christ-centered community where they practice giving and receiving love, discipleship, and grace.

Sharon Croushorn
teachthem4@netzero.com

Christ centered Homeschool Co-op offering enrichment classes. Grace meets 8 weeks in the fall and 8 weeks in the spring. Grace is parent led.

Delaplane

Tamara Fickling
Steamschooldelaplane@gmail.com
The STEAM School

The STEAM School is a homeschooling co-op located in Delaplane, Virginia, offering four classroom school days per week, providing both community and curriculum support. Classes at co-op are guided by the parents of enrolled homeschoolers. Lessons provide opportunities for group work, independent exploration, hands-on learning, and open-ended projects. Our goal is to inspire our children and foster an independent desire for learning. Community is very important to us, both within the school and outside our walls. Weekly class interactions help promote friendships, build community, and offer natural opportunities for collaboration.

District of Columbia

Myra Hayes
urbanhomeschoolministriesrva@gmail.com
Support group geared towards helping low income, single, or struggling families with home education, by providing resources to help you homeschool your children.

Monica Utsey
Sankofa Homeschool
Facebook Page

Sankofa is a D.C. metro area community for homeschooling families of the African Diaspora who want to grow, learn, and build together. We are dedicated to creating a rich, supportive homeschool village through a combination of social outlets, field trips, and the sharing of resources. We are religiously diverse and our members use a variety of homeschooling methods. Sankofa uses our Yahoo Group listserv as our online base of operation, but in most cases, the true power of Sankofa is found in person, in small groups, meeting in each other’s homes or sharing resources in a variety of areas. In addition to our online community, we operate a homeschool cooperative on Fridays in the Fall and Spring (we break for the winter). The Sankofa Homeschool Collective offers classes for ages 4-18.

Fairfax

Sara Lee
haejhog@gmail.com

The CM NOVA group meets every Thursday from 12:30-4:00pm at parks in North Vienna/Chantilly/Fairfax for outdoor play (families with littles are free to come earlier before 12:30 and leave earlier.) This community seeks to be an encouragement and support to any family that is curious to learn more about Charlotte Mason’s approach to education.

Monica de la Rosa
FISHE Soccer

FISHE Soccer is a cooperative Christian homeschool soccer club where one adult from each family is expected to participate. We play in three fields: Pine Ridge (Annandale), South Run (Springfield), and Poplar Tree (Chantilly). We have all games and practices on Wednesdays from 1-3 PM. All your children will be able to play at the same time and at the same park. Each week you will either practice at your home field, play an away game at one of the other two fields, or host a game at your field. At the end of the season we will have a Field Day where all three fields will play against each other at one park.

Fairfax Station

Ashley Milton
(703) 323-8100
Fairfax Station

We are a fellowship of homeschool families who seek to encourage and support each other in biblical discipleship of our families. We organize field trips, fellowship activities, parent support meetings, and service opportunities.

Fauquier County

Fort Belvoir

Natalie Mack
Info@belvoirhomeeducators.com

Fort Belvoir Home Educators is a military homeschool support group based in Fort Belvoir, VA. Membership is open to all military, including veterans and retirees as well as DoD civilians. It includes a diverse group of military families with children of all ages. The support group provides field trips, co-op courses, and a variety of clubs and activities, and it is typically very active with over 100 families.

Tonya Miyano
Facebook Group

If you are active duty, retired, or reserve military—or a DOD contractor/employee—feel free to join this group! This is for those living near Fort Belvoir base, but you don’t have to be stationed at Fort Belvoir. Please answer the screening questions. We do A LOT of social events and field trips and have overlapping members in a monthly book club also. There is no fee to join.

Gainesville

Amy E. Derrickson
ADerrickson@classicalconversations.com
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages four through high school.

Sherri Phares
faithhsc@aol.com
4002 Glenkirk Road, Gainesville, VA 20155
(703) 732-2633
Facebook Page
Faith Homeschool Connection

Faith Homeschool Connection meets at Apostolic Faith Church on Tuesdays and Thursdays for academic instruction. We offer classes for students in grades 1 through 12. Classes meet in homeschool pods and have a dedicated teacher for each pod. Parental involvement is encouraged but not mandatory. This is a drop-off program.

Great Falls

Adriana Akers
sixfriendsschool@gmail.com

Six Friends School is a small homeschool co-op in Great Falls, Loudoun County. We are a group of families homeschooling under the certified tutor statute that has hired a licensed tutor to plan and deliver all content across the subjects of math, language arts, science, and social studies. We offer a well-rounded program that contributes to tremendous growth in our children academically, socially, and emotionally. In addition to academics, we offer weekly extracurriculars and Field Trip Fridays. Our co-op has done so well this year that we have been approached by our local public school administration, the Washington Post, and Channel 9 News to share our experience and practices.

For the 2021-22 school year, we have a phenomenal licensed tutor on board who is charismatic, creative, and credentialed. She believes in utilizing inquiry-based teaching, the Socratic method, and cross-curricular instruction. She is academically rigorous and encourages students to be curious, thorough, and insightful. We will continue delivering high-quality academics alongside well-rounded extracurricular and field trip opportunities. We are hoping to grow and welcome additional 4th-grade students to our program. Prospective families are welcome to contact us at the email address listed.

Herndon

Jenny Grove-Bradshaw
support@compassclasses.com
703-539-5075
Compass Homeschool
Facebook Page

Compass Homeschool Enrichment offers homeschool families in northern Virginia and the Metro DC area a menu of high quality, extracurricular and enrichment classes to supplement the core academic material taught at home. All classes are taught by qualified outside instructors who are experts in their subject, and who teach multiple levels of interesting, experiential classes in science, technology, languages, history, art, music, and more.

Lake Anna

Jennifer Christian
lakeannahomeschoolers@gmail.com
Facebook Group

We are a group open to all who homeschool in the Lake Anna area of Virginia. We exist to bring homeschoolers together for field trips and educational and service opportunities, to share what options are available in our area, and provide support to one another.

Leesburg

Beth James
lornagwen@yahoo.com

This co-op is a small group of moms who want to teach a few subjects together. Currently, we have science classes for grades K-4 and 5-8 and a combined art class. We also had a PE class this past year. We are a very laid-back co-op, which may not be a good match for some homeschool families. The moms themselves run this co-op, and we decide together about classes and activities. We plan field trips once a month as well as Mom’s Night Out. We seek to glorify God through this co-op.

Loudoun

Butch Porter
wdporter@inded.net
703-687-6065
IndED
Facebook Page

IndED is a “MicroSchool” enterprise, founded in 2016, serving homeschool families through personalized, inquiry-driven, community-centered learning experiences led by dedicated and passionate mentors. We offer counseling to parents in getting the most out of their homeschooling experience, and engaging classes with opportunities to experiment, discuss, and create. IndED approaches students, not as resumes to be built or GPAs to be calculated, but as children of God, with purpose and meaning. We hope, not to arm them with information in order to be great and “make the world a better place,” but rather to stand beside them in a pursuit of knowledge and wisdom.

Lovettsville

Kathryn Stephens
540-822-4422
The Home-Ed Center

The Home Ed Center’s mission is to support homeschooling in Northern Virginia. It provides information on how to get started homeschooling, as well as how to transition into public school should your circumstances change.

Facebook Group

Lovettsville Homeschoolers is a Facebook group for local families and individuals interested in sharing information on and about the home school activities and opportunities available in the NOVA.

Jeanne Gilmore
plumbline.jg@gmail.com
Facebook Page

Plumbline Schoolhouse is a K–12 non-denominational Christian homeschool organization that offers core and elective classes on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in Lovettsville, VA.

Luray

Margi Griffith
shinepageco@gmail.com
Facebook Group

Shine Homeschool Community of Page County is a Christian homeschool support group. Our name—Shine—is in reference to supporting, teaching, and nurturing our children to live responsibly to bring glory to God, as we are encouraged in Matthew 5:14, “You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden” (NKJV). We meet the first and fourth Thursday of the month at 10 am for time to connect, encourage, and play.

Manassas

Elyse Napoli
happilynapoli4@gmail.com

An Afternoon With… is a gathering of Charlotte Mason homeschoolers—though homeschoolers of all philosophies are welcome—to share an afternoon with the works of a certain author, composer, artist, or historical figure. We meet six times throughout the school year and once in the summer. Everyone can share a little something (about 1-15 minutes) that they want to share about the person we highlight at that meeting. This could be a poem about the person or written by the person; a performance of a piece of music the person wrote; something interesting about their life; an excerpt from a book they have written; a correspondence the person had with a friend, etc. My hope for these events is that we will all walk away with a better appreciation for the person and their works. For more information on this type of meeting, listen to this episode about this kind of event:  www.adelectableeducation.com/2020/10/episode-205-scale-how-evenings/

Tara Taylor
703-753-1901
CHESS

Our mission is to help families homeschool through high school with confidence. We offer onsite courses that are taught from a Biblical worldview and inspire excellence, for students in grades four through twelve. Our caring teachers and small group environment encourage building relationships and mastery of the material. Parents choose the courses they want to enrich their homeschool and have opportunities to serve and connect with others in a supportive environment. Additionally, we offer an honor society, yearbook, student photos, annual dance, and graduation ceremony.

Amy E. Derrickson
ADerrickson@classicalconversations.com
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages four through high school.

Tom Edman
president@hopehs.org
Home Organization of Parent Educators
Facebook Page

HOPE is a non-profit, Christ-centered support group seeking to glorify God by providing fellowship, encouragement, and support to homeschooling parents to help them successfully teach and minister to their children. We meet monthly to offer educational, social, and family-oriented activities in an atmosphere that promotes biblical standards and values.

Amy Stillwell
nvhaassoc@gmail.com
NVHAA

NVHAA is a legitimate middle school and high school (varsity and junior varsity) sports assocation established primarily for homeschooled young men and women ages 12-18 who do not otherwise have the opportunity to play competitive middle and high school sports. NVHAA is a legal 501c3 non-profit, Christian-led organization. The Centurions are life members of the Home School Sports Net, and members of the Virginia Home School Athletic Association, and Eastern Christian Conference, and an HSLDA qualified Discount Group (210755). Teams provide full programs for middle school and high school players, as well as the inexperienced and experienced. The Centurions hope to encourage families to continue homeschooling throughout the high school years and desire that EVERY eligible homeschooled athlete have a place and chance to play competitive high school sports in a clean environment under caring coaches. Each young player is expected to develop leadership skills, sports capability, and a competitive spirit, without forsaking the teachings of his or her parents in order to be successful. We are not ashamed of Christ, and we are not afraid of the difficult path.

Maria Murray
mrsmurray@cottageschoolmanassas.org
703-598-1171
St. Nicholas Cottage School
Facebook Page

Classical Christian education, St. Nicholas Cottage School offers classes on Wednesdays and Fridays for grades K–12. Course titles include The Bible, Saints, Latin, Literature and Composition, Art, Iconography, Geography, Science, History, Lab Chemistry, and Music. Small-size, in-person classes are held at Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church in Manassas.

Northern Virginia / Maryland

Kalecia Simmons
Blackhistoryscience@gmail.com
The Black Homeschools of DMV

Our organization is geared to build a community of families who want to participate in African American culturally focused learning. We support families by organizing field trips and educational activities that highlight black representation and inclusive learning. We invite all families to join in our events and activities to learn and experience our vision for black cultural education.

Renee Fornshill
fornshill@aol.com

Good Shepherd Catholic Homeschool provides support for families in Northern Virginia.

Nicholas Grenier
grenier.nick@gmail.com
Natural Leaders
Facebook Page

Natural Leaders provides classes in outdoor survival skills and leadership with a unique combination that combines the two. Students learn from their peers and teach others. A mentor/instructor is there to guide the students, but the students run the class and gain skills in areas such a teaching, organization, writing, storytelling, safety, and more. Offered in Lorton, Bowie-Annapolis, Reston, and Greenbelt-Adelphi, Falls Church, and Centreville.

Chelsea Moore
willowwoodschoolhouse@gmail.com
Facebook Group

Willow Wood Schoolhouse is empowering parents to empower their children to become curious, lifelong learners. We believe in the importance of building positive associations with nature and the world around us. We desire to cultivate a child’s intrinsic wonder. We want to give each of our children the freedom to be adventurous, the courage to be bold, and the resilience to be an overcomer. Willow Wood Schoolhouse meets several times a month throughout Loudoun, Clarke, Frederick, and Fauquier counties for learning experiences and educational field trips throughout the region. Events are primarily tailored to pre-K–grade 7. We enjoy building connections with other families and cultivating community and friendship as we encourage each other in our educational journeys.

Orange

Megan Hoffman
kids@findfreedomchurch.com

We are a homeschooling co-op in the town of Orange offering weekly meetings to join like-minded Christian families together to teach our children and build friendships and support with one another. We will be starting on the first Tuesday of September and ending on the last Tuesday of May. We will also be putting together different optional field trips throughout the year.

holyinfantcollective@gmail.com
Holy Infant Collective

Holy Infant Paideia is a hybrid school that partners with families in providing a Christian education for their children. Qualified teachers lead in-person classes and send home assignments and suggestions for enrichment for the remaining days of home study. The Paideia curriculum is classically-inspired, rooted in wonder-seeking and the joy of learning. Classes meet Mondays and Wednesday, for 32 weeks, at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Orange, Virginia. Currently offering classes for grades 2 through 8. High school classes are coming soon. Please inquire for the most up-to-date offerings.

Prince William/Fairfax

Beth Gibson
faithandlove.va@gmail.com
Facebook Group

We are a group of families living primarily in Prince William and Fairfax Counties. We schedule field trips a couple times during the month. Our age group at the current time spans from pre-K to early middle school, but we are interested in growing. Please feel free to contact Beth at thegibsonschool@gmail.com or check out our Facebook page for more details.

Purcellville

Nancy Palmisano
yma.chairman@gmail.com
Marananthayma
Facebook Page

Maranatha YMA seeks to proclaim God’s glory through music and to provide educational opportunities for homeschool students to grow both musically and spiritually.

Purcellville
Andrea Davis
theorchardclassicalcommunity@gmail.com
Facebook Page

We are a Christian, classical-style, homeschool community that seeks to glorify God by fostering a classical Christian community of like-minded families to equip, disciple, and encourage our students in the pursuit of Christ-centeredness, academic excellence, and godly character.

Cheryl Turner
ProvidencePrep.net

We are a Classical Christian cooperative in Purcellville. Established in 2012, we offer classes in humanities (history and literature), English studies, and Latin for students in grades 7–12. Students are required to be enrolled in all three disciplines. Classes meet on Fridays from September through early May (28 weeks total). A true cooperative effort, each family must be involved on campus each week in the classroom. (Classes for elementary children are provided to accommodate the younger children of our lead teachers only.)

Quantico/Stafford/Fredericksburg

Reston

Jennifer Dodson
TECH Co-op

TECH is a homeschool co-op committed to partnering with evangelical Christian parents who are already deeply involved in their child’s education. Our families have a successful track record of homeschooling (minimum of one year), but desire the help and support that a group of like-minded families can provide. TECH views the parents as the primary educators of their children and holds them responsible for ensuring their student’s day-to-day conduct is in accordance with the values and policies of the co-op. Every member must share in responsibilities, and nearly half our members choose to teach, while the remainder participate in the supervision and administration of our bi-weekly sessions. Participation by each member is mandatory at a minimum of 40 hours of service for the year.

Rockingham County/Harrisonburg City

Michelle McCarthy
Facebook Group

This is a local, secular support group in the Shenandoah Valley for parents homeschooling teens. The group provides online support, monthly field trips, social activities for teens, and mom’s night out. Join the Facebook group to check all the monthly activities.

Shenandoah County

Savannah Turner
Facebook Group

We are nurturing a lifelong passion for learning through meaningful opportunities for empowering our arrows to think critically and guiding them to a successful future. We meet weekly in various areas of Shenandoah County and surrounding areas and also provide a monthly group lesson on various subjects, such as science, history, music, and art. We focus on real life experiences through hands-on group projects and field trips. We love to learn from others and get opportunities that a text book can’t provide.

Elizabeth Crumrine
Facebook Group

Connection group for families who homeschool in and around Shenandoah County, Virginia.

Springfield

Laura Benton
ibche@ibc.church
Immanuel Bible Church Home Educators

This is a support group for homeschooling parents in the northern Virginia/Metro DC area.

Sterling

Heather Ward
NCHS

NOVA Catholic Homeschool (NCHS) has been offering high-quality college preparatory courses for homeschooling families since 2014. High school students and mature 8th graders ready for high-school-level work are eligible to register for our courses. We meet once weekly on Tuesdays from 9:00 AM–3:45 PM, with various classes scheduled throughout the day. Students can enroll in a single course or several. While we welcome students from all faith backgrounds, all subjects are taught from a Catholic perspective at a Catholic church. We ask that all students be respectful of Catholic traditions and teachings.

Strasburg

Barby Hobcroft
bhobcroft@classicalconversations.com
540-692-9020
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages four through high school.

Warren County

Bryan Janda
President@flameshomeschoolsports.com
Flames Homeschool Sports
Facebook Page

Flames provides clubs (chess, drama, rocketry) and sports programs (archery, basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, track & field, volleyball) in Front Royal.

Stephanie Short
Facebook Group

This Facebook group is based in Warren County but includes members from other counties. People can publish any event for our homeschool students or to lend support to each other. In the fall and the spring we usually have weekly “Park Days” at parks in Front Royal for the kids to socialize. Many people join simply to learn more about homeschooling and what the requirements are so they can start homeschooling.

Warren/Frederick/Shenandoah/Page

Dawn Kennedy
valleyescapeva@gmail.com
Valley Escape Sports

Valley Escape Homeschool Sports was formed in 2018 to serve the homeschool community in Warren, Frederick, Shenandoah, Page and surrounding counties. We offer a variety of sports including girls and boys basketball, girls and boys volleyball, girls and boys soccer, archery, and cross country.

Warrenton

Ashlee Sharrett
Nakedapplecoop@gmail.com

We exist to encourage, support, and build up the local community of homeschool families, reaching out in the name of Jesus Christ. We intend to bring together homeschooling families to support each other in their calling of teaching their children. Our goal is to provide a Christian educational experience in small group settings, working in a cooperative manner, with parents fulfilling many different roles within the co-op. We are here to support each other and help instill a lifetime love of learning in each other’s children. It is not required that you believe our faith statement to attend our co-op; all are welcome. However, we do ask you to respect our beliefs and not seek to undermine them. Additionally, all of our teachers are asked to sign and declare their agreement with our faith statement.

Rebecca DeLaurentis
SOAR@covenantva.org
SOAR

SOAR is a K–12 homeschool program offering a variety of classes. We meet on Thursdays in Warrenton/Vint Hill from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Our calendar runs from September 14th through May 2nd. We have field trip days, spirit days, and a SOAR showcase and field day planned for the ‘23–’24 school year. The elementary program is designed with fun-filled, hands-on activities that encourage discovery, independence, and social growth. SOAR students are eligible for CCA sports and clubs. The middle and high school program is designed to engage students, provide academic enrichment, enable older students to build academic relationships, and fulfill high school elective credits.

Western Loudoun

Joyce Guthrie
info@rightathome.us
540-882-3310
Right at Home

Right at Home has been a support group in Western Loudoun County since 1990. We serve to connect home schoolers for field trips, classes, moms’ night out, park days, and more. We also offer adjunct classes in support of parents’ home-education efforts.

Winchester

Elizabeth Spence
winchestersail@gmail.com
SAIL
Facebook Page

SAIL is a parent-led non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide academic and enrichment classes for students of local homeschooling families in grades 5–12. This Christian homeschool group provides an à la carte program designed to support parents in providing a high-quality education for their children, with a like-minded biblical worldview based on SAIL’s statement of faith. Participating families are not required to adhere to the statement of faith. However, all SAIL parents and students should recognize that classes are taught from a Christian perspective, particularly when dealing with worldviews and/or discussions of origins, history, ethics, and literature. SAIL classes meet at Fellowship Bible Church in Winchester; classes are held on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for two semesters: from September to November and from January to March. Extended-session classes for specific classes meet as many as six more times. Participating families either teach classes or serve a specified number of volunteer shifts each semester.

Jessica Oplak
Joplak.eca@gmail.com
Facebook Group

The Scholé Group of ECA is a marriage of the university model and classical private school. We provide instruction, encouragement, and structure, while helping you maintain the flexibility you enjoy as a homeschooling family. It’s truly the best of both worlds! We meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays for core classes and enrichment opportunities, which rotate between music, STEAM, and foreign language. We’d love to walk alongside you on this homeschool journey!

Vicki Bentley
540-678-8939
Facebook Group

Winchester Moms Night Out (Formerly for members of Shenandoah Christian Home Educators) meets the third Thursday of each month for mom’s night out and offers student/family activities as planned by participants. WMNO also has a closed Facebook group that is open for new participants from Winchester, Front Royal, Berryville, and surrounding areas for homeschool support. Members should be currently homeschooling, veterans of homeschooling, or parents of preschoolers planning to homeschool.

Woodbridge

Erika Ohlendorf
Trinity of Homeschool

Trinity’s homeschool co-op is a small, family-run co-op that meets twice a month, September through May, at our church in Woodbridge, VA. Past classes have included art, creative writing, book club, cooking class, and social studies. No religious courses or Bible studies are offered, but classes are taught from a biblical worldview by parents who are members of Trinity. Classes are offered for children in kindergarten–12th grade (ages 5-18). Parents do not need to teach classes, but you are expected to stay the entire time to assist. Membership is open to any homeschool family in the Woodbridge area looking for a small, Christian co-op to join.

Kristina Schnack Kotlus
woodbridgehomeschoolcoop@gmail.com

This group is an academic co-op for middle and high school students, offering both a drop-off and a co-op option. Drop-off fees are substantially higher than co-op fees, where the parent stays and helps. We do give homework and grades, and we expect attendance and preparation for classes. Classes are offered by people who attend a local church and have background checks, but there is no statement of faith and people of any background are welcome if they are comfortable with the content and books listed for the courses. We meet from September–May.

Woodstock

Laureen White
mamallamalaureen@gmail.com

We are a group of primarily Catholic homeschooling mothers. Our children range in age from babies to college. We have a yearly graduation celebration, Park Days, and support group meetings.

Region 5 – Valley 

Amherst

Jessy Shipe
secondstageamherst@gmail.com
(434) 941-0997
Creative Kids Homeschool

Calling all homeschoolers ages 5 and up! Join us on Tuesdays from 2–3 p.m. for a fun and educational experience of socialization, crafts, and more. Sign up by the month—and be sure to invite your friends! Cost is $25/student monthly, and advance registration required.

This group will meet in the Second Stage Community Room in Amherst, on the lower level. There will be a minimum of three (3) classes per month. For questions, please contact secondstageamherst@gmail.com prior to enrolling. Parents are encouraged to participate!

Augusta

Christina Newton
Facebook Group

We are a small homeschool group serving Harrisonburg/Rockingham County areas.

Tracy Smith
info@peachva.org

PEACH is an organization that provides support and encouragement to parents who are teaching their children at home and to those who are considering homeschooling. The organization is Christian in orientation and is guided by the Word of God, the Bible. In God’s Word we are commanded to “provoke one another to love and good works” (Hebrews 10:24) and to “train up a child according to God’s Word” (Proverbs 22:6). PEACH is a support group that depends on each family to be involved. Each year, member families volunteer in some capacity to help make this a great resource in our homeschool community.

Augusta/Rockingham Counties

Kylene Smithkin
coffeenjesus2003@gmail.com
Facebook Group

Looking to connect with other homeschoolers for some fun activities! Feel free to post any homeschool activities that are going on in the area. This group is for ALL ages, and needs parents to make it run. We try to plan at least one activity a month, even if it is just a trip to the park. This is a PARENT INVOLVEMENT group. We ask that you please PICK a month and PLAN an activity. This group is in Augusta County and surrounding areas, including Waynesboro, Staunton, and Harrisonburg. *Once you join, make sure you check out the introduction post and the event tab to see upcoming and future events!**

Bedford

Katherine Post
crunchykathy@gmail.com
Facebook Group

We are a support group on Facebook. We are a place for local families to connect, build relationships, ask questions, plan field trips and play dates, and share ideas and local events.

Merri Cleavland
admin@freestateacademy.org

Free State Academy is an alternative to public school. Unlike a charter school or private school, FSA is set up as a homeschooling co-op. This allows for flexibility and freedom with minimal government intervention. FSA will be open five days each week, just as a formal school is. Since this is a co-op setting, parents can choose a full time program or a part-time option instead. The school calendar will follow a traditional school calendar with summer vacation.

Jody Davison
Jody@pchebedford.com
PCHE

We are an academically based co-op that offers educational classes on Wednesdays and social events throughout the school year. Events include Mom Nights Out, Field Trips, and Service Projects. Our ministry is to offer encouragement and support to the homeschooling mom as she follows the Lord in the call of educating her children at home.

Charlottesville

Robin Rakow
actsprez@actscoop.org
ACTS

We are an educational co-op that supports home education by providing encouragement and fostering relationships through Christ.

Kathryn Trivette
aletheiaunitedacademy@gmail.com
Aletheia United Academy
Facebook Page

Aletheia United Academy is a Christian hybrid learning community that partners with families to provide a rigorous education with a biblical worldview in the classical tradition. We seek to foster scholarly accountability and discipline within a caring and supportive environment, equipping students as disciples of Christ to glorify God and represent His kingdom in the world.

Liz Wetzel
ecwetzel@gmail.com

We aim to provide an opportunity for lively conversation about this rich educational philosophy, as well as a place to share ideas, encouragement and relevant resources or events. Screen reader support enabled.

Sarah Grace
scegrace@gmail.com
Facebook Group

We are a Facebook group which strives to help new and seasoned homeschoolers connect. We are a group of Christian moms who love God, love our families, and love our calling!

Kathy Pierson
CHESSIE

CHESSIE is a science and sports group that has been meeting in Charlottesville since 2008. Classes are taught from a Christian perspective. This group works well for families that are interested in science along with a sports time for students to get to know each other better and enjoy games (organized active games, board games, and time to visit). CHESSIE is a great place for support for new homeschool families through our monthly mom’s support meeting.

Cindy Young
info@cvillechec.org
CHEC

Since 2005, CHEC has been supporting homeschool families by offering a variety of academic, enrichment, and social opportunities to homeschooled children ages 5 to 18 in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area and surrounding counties. CHEC offers a wide variety of courses reflecting the imagination of our instructors and students in all areas of education, including the arts, sciences, physical education, geography, culture, history, foreign language, language arts and writing, literature, and technology.

Elkton

Alissa Irwin
Dovehomeschoolgroup@gmail.com

We are a fellowship support group for Christian homeschool families. We are mainly based in Elkton but welcome anyone from surrounding areas. We offer park days, field trips, mom’s nights, and other activities.

Fluvanna

Joy Barresi
centralvalearningcommunity@gmail.com

Central Virginia Learning Community exists to maximize access to personalized, parent-guided education by connecting students and families with individual support and providing community learning opportunities utilizing Charlotte Mason’s principles of education.

This group prioritizes building relationships, developing a strong sense of community between parents and mutual support for one another’s children. It meets weekly for several content-based subjects essential to a Charlotte Mason style education. At least one parent or family member/friend per family volunteers in a teaching capacity each week, using materials purchased through the Charlotte Mason Education Center (www.thecmec.org). Classes are held outdoors in a public park and serve students in kindergarten through grade 8.

Forest

Jamie Robertson
admin@compass-academy.org
(434) 253-0203

Compass Academy is a hybrid learning community where knowledge is pursued with excellence, where faith is rooted in Christ, and where character and compassion is exemplified through service. We are dedicated to creating a rigorous and hands-on learning environment producing life-long learners and enriching students’ lives. Through a Christ-centered education, students will not only learn about the world around them, but will also cultivate a deep and lasting relationship with God.

Lenaya Smith
Under the Son Academy

Under the Son Academy ministers to homeschool families by providing a Christ-centered atmosphere and options for educational and social support. We are here to enhance family life and home education. We never want to burden families with needless responsibilities. Families are encouraged to review and pray about their own needs and goals in deciding what classes and activities in which they will participate.

Greene

Heidi Hull
GCVAH

GCVAH is a faith-based organization which provides support and encouragement to parents who are teaching their children at home and those considering homeschooling. We meet 2-3 times per month for activities led by group parents. One will be more academic, and one will be more social. Academic activities might include teaching specific skills or topics, field trips, and more. Social activities might include games, sports, or just play dates at the park. These meeting times together also offer good opportunities for parents to encourage each other in homeschooling while our children play and interact together.

Greene/Madison/Orange

Jennifer Smith
Facebook Group

This group is an online avenue for Christian homeschoolers in Greene, Madison and Orange to help create a Christian homeschool community in this area through fellowship, sharing resources, information and prayers/praises. We don’t have any formal meetings, co-ops, etc. However, informal get-togethers, playdates, etc are encouraged!

Harrisonburg

Joey Sorenson
jsorenson@classicalconversations.com
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages four through high school.

Tarah Mumbert
ckc.harrisonburg.info@gmail.com
Creative Kids Co-op

Our co-op does not focus on the “3 Rs.” Our families teach academics at home and come to co-op for enrichment and social opportunities. Expect your students kindergarten and older to have classes in art, music and gym each year. Age-appropriate classes in the categories of science and social studies are also included but most are not intended to be comprehensive. Those ages will have 3 to 4 classes per semester. Preschoolers stay with the same teacher all morning. Three year-olds have a different, fun theme each Friday and four year-olds focus on a different letter each Friday. Classes that we offer may change from year to year. Every two years, we produce a musical performance.

Kristin Miller
Facebook Group

This Facebook group exists to be informative and supportive of those that are interested in or currently homeschooling in the Harrisonburg area and surrounding counties. Buy/Sell/Trade of homeschool material is also welcome.

Christy Hottinger
hssgharrisonburgva@gmail.com

HSSG is a co-op that meets Fridays, mid-August through April. Classes are high school level and taught by qualified parents. The group offers core classes in literature, history, science, and Spanish, and electives that vary by year. Parents work cooperatively to make the group run efficiently. We are a Christian organization that seeks to support one another in our homeschooling journeys, and to honor the Lord as we do so.

Kristin Miller
webmaster@vheweb.org
Valley Home Educators

Valley Home Educators is a support group in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia area whose purpose is to build a community of Christian homeschool families committed to uplifting and encouraging each other. We work together to plan activities designed to support one another such as group picnics, field trips for all ages, skate days, teen events, a Talent and Art show, and Field Day. There are events just for moms including Mom’s Night Out, and other support for parents. We offer Stanford 10 testing in May, a beautiful Graduation ceremony, and many other activities. In addition, the VHE website and forum are valuable resources available to families. Group information flows to the homeschool community through the VHE calendar and by email, including weekly updates of upcoming activities.

Lake Anna

Jennifer Christian
lakeannahomeschoolers@gmail.com
Facebook Group

We are a group open to all who homeschool in the Lake Anna area of Virginia. We exist to bring homeschoolers together for field trips and educational and service opportunities, to share what options are available in our area, and provide support to one another.

Lynchburg

Annie Ellison
anniespeaksfreely@gmail.com
Facebook Group

Blue Ridge Homeschoolers is a mixed age co-op for homeschooling families to experience outdoor educational adventures in Lynchburg, Virginia and surrounding areas. Once a week there is a scheduled activity, hike, or field trip that includes outdoor time. The goal in our group is to create community among those who support foundations of faith, freedom, and truth.

Stephen Burkett
RealtorSteveB@gmail.com
434-660-4663

A retired band director organized the band 17 years ago in Lynchburg. The band has both beginning and advanced band members and currently meet in St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. All band instruments are taught except strings.

Deb McPherson
434-845-7601
Facebook Group

Home Works Lynchburg is a gathering place for all homeschoolers in the Lynchburg area, including surrounding counties. Feel free to post all your happenings, field trips, class offerings, support groups, and sports teams.

Ginger Wilson
hcplynchburg@gmail.com
863-421-3748
Homeschool Connecting Place

Homeschool Connecting Place provides support, encouragement and resources to homeschooling families in Lynchburg and surrounding areas. We seek to develop relationships and to share the love of Christ within the homeschool community through monthly meetings, moms’ might out, and various educational opportunities.

Jill Mazzie
homeschoolfirst2015@gmail.com
Homeschool First

Homeschool First hopes to aid every member in becoming a whole person, and to that end, we offer community events, so that we may build relationships; academics, so that we may build knowledge of ourselves and our world; and service opportunities, so that we may contribute to the people around us. Our foremost purpose is to serve each other in all things. Our other purposes include offering classes for preschool through high school, field trips, and many social events for our members. We offer city-wide events such as science fairs, curriculum sales, and homeschooling seminars.

Katie Cummins
magee_martha@yahoo.com
Facebook Page

This ministry serves as an outreach to the local homeschool community by hosting monthly encouraging meetings and by providing space at Hyland Heights church. Special events take place throughout the year as well. We promote field trips and events for local groups; let us know if you’d like something promoted.

Laura Young
HCPlynchburg@gmail.com
Lynchburg Homeschool

The Lynchburg Homeschool mission is simple: Connect local homeschool families to each other… and to groups, organizations, activities, and other resources and information for enhancing their children’s home education.

Debi Dewhurst
Lynchburg Homeschool Forensics

LHF is a debate club for homeschool students in the Lynchburg area, and it participates in Christian Communicators of the Southeast tournaments.

lynchburghomeschoolgraduation@gmail.com
Lynchburg Homeschool Graduation

Lynchburg homeschool graduation is community wide and not affiliated with any particular homeschool organization or church. It is open to all homeschoolers.

Donna Whitlow
midwayhomeschoolers@gmail.com

Midway Homeschool Alliance is a union of homeschool families and tutors seeking academic excellence under the Lordship of Jesus Christ. We are committed to broadening the educational opportunities of the home-educated child in order to prepare them for the next stage of learning and service for Christ Jesus.

Allie Dillinger
onwardchristianorg@gmail.com
Onward Christian Academy

This organization offers educational solutions to Lynchburg and surrounding areas by blending typical schooling models with homeschool models.

Brenda Scott
brenda@starhomeschool.org

STAR (Seeking Truth and Righteousness) Homeschool Community is a Christian, Charlotte Mason-style community for home-educating families in Lynchburg, VA. We meet on Wednesdays at Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church on Fort Ave. We use Claritas Publishing for memory work for Cycles 1-4, and a variety of other memory work for Cycle 5, which is our year to study missionary history and state history

Madison Heights

Amy Hall
(434) 929-1978
aasarcherycoach@gmail.com
Facebook Page

We offer recreational and competitive archery for students in grades 3–12.

Nelson

Kate Rutherford
AtHomeinNelson@gmail.com
Facebook Group

The purpose of this group is to provide a source of encouragement, advice, and support for homeschoolers in Nelson County. A portion of our group meets weekly in Nellysford under the auspices of our local 4-H organization. SPIN (SPecial INterest) clubs are formed around co-op topics and led by parents and community volunteers. Previous classes have included architecture, art, anatomy, book clubs, calligraphy, cooking, creative writing, gardening, geography, drama, electricity, embryology, history, jewelry, LEGOs, nature study, painting, preschool, public speaking, science, sewing, Spanish, and woodworking.

Rockbridge

Stacey Noffsinger
Raw Learning
Facebook Page

Raw Learning is a non-profit organization primarily serving the homeschooling community by hosting meetups and learning sessions for school-aged children and their families.

Rockingham

Kristin Miller
webmaster@vheweb.org
Valley Home Educators

Valley Home Educators is a support group in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia area whose purpose is to build a community of Christian homeschool families committed to uplifting and encouraging each other. We work together to plan activities designed to support one another such as group picnics, field trips for all ages, skate days, teen events, a Talent and Art show, and Field Day. There are events just for moms including Mom’s Night Out, and other support for parents. We offer Stanford 10 testing in May, a beautiful Graduation ceremony, and many other activities. In addition, the VHE website and forum are valuable resources available to families. Group information flows to the homeschool community through the VHE calendar and by email, including weekly updates of upcoming activities.

Staunton

Candace Banks
ACTS

The purpose of ACTSports is to establish and maintain an international sports organization to: – provide quality instruction for athletes and coaches – develop the whole person spiritually, athletically, educationally, and professionally – cultivate an environment of healthy competition that emphasizes winning with grace and losing with poise – express the love of Christ to athletes, coaches, families, and the community. ACTSports offers recreational sports (basketball, soccer, volleyball, track and field, wrestling, and flag football) and travel sports (basketball, baseball, and volleyball).

Michelle Moyer
moyerfour@gmail.com
Facebook Group

We meet once a month in Staunton, discussing Charlotte Mason’s principles and method of education; while also encouraging each other in our roles as homeschool mothers. We take time to discuss our current reading, and then general CM questions and concepts. We have a few who have used CM for over a decade, and others just starting out.

Rachel Clements
Wild + Free Staunton

We are a Staunton-based group for homeschooling families. We have weekly meetups at a park and a field trip or special activity about once a month. Ideas for activities are always welcome!

Stuarts Draft

ACE

ACE is a fellowship of Christian families who routinely support and encourage each other in their conviction to homeschool their children by providing supplementary educational opportunities to their preschoolers through high schoolers.

Verona

Patti Fenneran
reachcoopva@gmail.com

REACH’s goal is to provide supplementary educational opportunities to children from preschool through middle school. REACH is a fellowship of Christian families who routinely support and encourage each other in their conviction to homeschool their children while “bringing them up in the training and admonition of the Lord.” Our co-op meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month in Verona, Virginia, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This time period allows students to participate in a devotional time, take three classes, and have a lunch/recess time.

Waynesboro

Jennifer Colvin
Classical Conversations

You’re their first teacher. Be their best teacher.

When you homeschool with Classical Conversations, you are connected with a local community of like-minded families who not only learn together but do life together. We equip homeschool parents with the confidence to raise bright, observant students who have a lifelong love of learning.

Jenni Burks
nourishedoaks@gmail.com
Nourished Oaks

Nourished Oaks is an inclusive nature-based enrichment program in Waynesboro, Virginia for ages 6 through 12. Meetings take place in local parks on several afternoons per week during the school year and in a smaller group for summer session. The routine and programming are designed to be calming to, and supportive of, children with diverse needs. Meetings focus on nature-based science, process art, literature, and creative writing, with a robust foundation of SEL and sensory awareness. Their strengths-based approach includes group and custom individual supports that benefit neurotypical, neurodivergent, gifted, and differently abled kids alike. There are no registration fees and no mandatory parent volunteer or service hours. Limited tuition discounts are available for those completing volunteer hours.

Region 6 – Western Virginia 

Blacksburg

Justin Zahraee
vcs@valleyclassicalschool.org
Valley Classical School

Valley Classical School (VCS) is a Christian, classical, collaborative school located in Blacksburg, Virginia. VCS partners with families to cultivate a love of learning and a taste for what is true, good, and beautiful, equipping and inspiring each student to faithfully attend to God’s work.

Christianburg

Leslie Geist
ambulareacademy@gmail.com
Ambulare Homeschool Cooperative

We are a homeschool cooperative located in the New River Valley that offers a blend of Classical and Charlotte Mason learning philosophies. Our purpose is to walk with families in their homeschool journey by providing supplemental classes to what they are teaching at home. Our desire is to create an academically rich environment, with a Christian foundation, and provide a positive/supportive social atmosphere for children and parents.

Lucinda Hamilton
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages four through high school.

Kerri Merrill
GraceLife Home Educators

The ministry of GraceLife Baptist Church stems from a desire to encourage deeper relationships and wider educational experiences for homeschool families of the New River Valley. By sharing our gifts and talents, we offer a low-cost co-op with academic and enrichment classes for the whole family.

Michelle King
mlking8@gmail.com
435-227-5081

The NRV Homeschool Orchestra is a combined-level orchestra that meets from 1:30–3 p.m. on Mondays throughout the traditional school year. All skill levels are welcome, from beginner to advanced. There is a strong emphasis on healthy, balanced movements in playing.

Clifton Forge

Cori Layman
FaceBook Group

Lifehouse Coop meets weekly for PreK – 12th graders on Mondays for fall classes and spring classes at the Life House building located in Clifton Forge. It exists to provide meaningful classroom experiences, enrichment/academic activities, and encouragement for homeschool families. It’s a place to come together as families in Christ to help strengthen one another and build lifelong friendships. Lifehouse is a true cooperative effort, with everyone present and pitching in to help. This keeps costs down and also contributes to the building of relationships. Classes are taught from a biblical worldview and consist of subjects that are hard to duplicate in a home environment or require lots of hands-on activities, and also subjects that may be difficult for parents to teach in the upper grades. Lifehouse also offers field trips throughout the year.

Danville

Amber Martin
aell0105@gmail.com
Homeschooldanville.org

CHEC is a support group in Danville,VA. CHEC provides a monthly support group for parents, a monthly teen time, a monthly craft day for children K–5th grade, multiple field trips, and various activities to join in fellowship throughout the school year.

Jenna Leach
piedanville@gmail.com
Facebook Page

We are a Christian homeschool co-op where our teachers come alongside parents to help them in their homeschooling journeys. We offer a variety of classes.

New River Valley

Greg Hedrick
540-382-8761
NRVCHE

NRVCHE is here to support and encourage Christian home education in the New River Valley.

Patrick County

Ashlee Logan and Jennifer Brown
(276) 728-6671
trotvalley@yahoo.com
Facebook Page

Patrick County Home Educators is a connection and support group for homeschool families in Patrick County, VA and surrounding areas. We do field trips and fun group activities and share resources helpful for homeschool families.

Roanoke

Emily Chernick
Charlottemasoncoop@gmail.com
Charlotte Mason of the Roanoke Valley

Charlotte Mason of the Roanoke Valley is a Charlotte Mason-based hybrid school, meeting four days a week from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. We have offered a variety of classes, including literature, poetry study, history, Shakespeare, Plutarch, science, nature study, artist and composer study, Spanish, Greek, math, and more. We desire to help children obtain a love for life-long learning with a foundation in Christ.

Laura Griffith
lgriffith@classicalconversations.com
Classical Conversations

Classical Christian community supporting homeschooling parents by helping them lead their children to know God and make Him known in a supportive community. Classes for ages four through high school.

Heather Case
Ssawyer@ccaroanoke.org
Cornerstone Classical Academy

Cornerstone Classical Academy is a Christ-centered hybrid learning community opening September 2020. We desire to partner with families by offering the best of both homeschooling and classroom education. As the only classical hybrid academy in the Roanoke Valley we seek to provide families with a quality learning experience both in and out of the home. For more information about CCA, please plan to attend one of our informational sessions.

Genevieve Anthony
gha630@yahoo.com
Facebook Group
Great Valley HomeSchool-house

Welcome to the Great Valley HomeSchool-House group of Roanoke! GVHH includes traditional classes of history, science, geography, and foreign language in each session, in addition to offering fun elective classes. Typically, teachers are parents of the students. We encourage all parents to teach, and the more volunteers we have, the more classes we can offer. Discounts are provided to those who teach! We seek to allow our children to learn with a hands-on approach, incorporating projects, activities, and manipulatives when possible. We also take field trips to enrich the learning experience. We want our students to have fun and learn at the same time. This is an eclectic group, and we do not follow any one curriculum or style of teaching. We now meet twice a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays, for 12 weeks each fall and spring. We offer classes from pre-K through high school. We do not require you to sign up for both days, as classes are “à la carte.” As we grow, we try to adjust to the needs of the homeschool community. We have holiday events and parties that are open to all members of the homeschool community, including the Great Valley Pumpkin Fest, a group favorite! We have also started having an annual used curriculum sale, cancelled this year due to COVID-19. This past year we produced our first yearbook, and we now have a website! Please visit us at www.greatvalleyhomeschool-house.com. Please let us know if you have any questions. Thanks for checking out our group!

Renee Campbell
grhemsg@gmail.com
GRHE

We are a support group for parents who are home educating their children. We offer a lending library, graduation ceremony, educational conferences, mom’s encouragement events, Facebook group, weekly emails with information of what is happening in the area, new homeschooler meetings, scholarship to a graduating senior, Used Curriculum Fair, Activity Expo, and email helpline.

Assia Azadzoi
774-286-1347
Facebook Group

We are a group of homeschoolers from all backgrounds whose main purpose is to provide fun and enriching lessons, activities, and crafts each week at the local libraries in Roanoke. We do a new unit study every three weeks and provide parents with supplemental worksheets and resources to continue the learning at home if they choose. We are not strictly academic; we like to meet up at museums and parks and have our children form real friendships with each other. We welcome children of all ages. Weekly events are not mandatory but highly recommended!

 

Sarah Nichols
Facebook Group

This Facebook group is open to people of any faith, or lack thereof. The academics we will be discussing in this group will be secular academics. That does not mean people cannot discuss religion within education, but it has to be from the perspective of academics, and all science discussions will be strictly secular. We also facilitate gatherings and activities.

Dawn Hughes
540-345-5275
SVHSAA

This is an inter-denominational, Christian sports organization that provides opportunities for homeschooled students to compete on a competitive, interscholastic level. Because we are an interscholastic program, the average time commitment for each player per sport is approximately two hours per day, four nights per week (plus travel time) for the duration of the particular sports season.

Ronald Taconet
Virginia Spartans Football Team

The Virginia Spartans Homeschool Varsity Football Team has been organized to give high school students the opportunity to play organized, full contact football in a healthy environment. We are members of the Eastern Christian Conference and play in accordance with the National Homeschool Football Association.

Roanoke County

Deziree Bunn
Barefoot University
Facebook Page

BU aims to connect kids to nature by encouraging child-led experiences and outdoor learning. Our forest school communities promote the health and education of each child. We do this through engaging activities, community service, and equipping families to observe and explore our natural world together. We believe kids of different ages learn differently. All of our activities at BU are done family style, where kids of all ages can engage and learn from each other. Lessons aren’t forced. Each week has a theme, and we strew supplies to allow kids’ curiosity to take root. The kids naturally will observe, analyze, or apply principles depending on their age. Play is always encouraged.

Southwest Virginia

Stuart

Ashlee Logan
Anlogan85@gmail.com
(276) 728-6671

Grace Baptist Homeschool Group is a ministry of Grace Baptist Church in Stuart. VA. The church provides a variety of academic and elective classes, free of charge, to homeschool students in order to supplement or reinforce home instruction.

Troutville

Jane Campbell
540-977-1789
Home Educators of Rainbow Forest

A HERF membership is more than just social activities and educational opportunities. As a member, you will have a tangible way to reach out to other homeschool families for prayer support, accountability, and fellowship.

Adam McKelvey
540-525-5695
Facebook Page

This is a varsity high school football team in Roanoke Virginia.

Jennifer Browder
info@saltco-op.com
SALT Homeschool Co-op

SALT is a family of believers sharing their love of Christ with one another. We give each family the opportunity to serve, encourage, and support one another on their homeschool journey. We strive to please God and to bring honor to Him. Our goal is to provide a Christ-centered environment where our students can grow both academically and spiritually. We help create a blend of homeschool and the traditional classroom while allowing the parent to remain in control of their children’s education.

Region 7 – Southwest Virginia

Abington

Susan Johnson
graceducators@gmail.com
GRACEducators

GRACEducators is an Abingdon area, Washington county Virginia, Christian homeschool support group. We are a decidedly Christian group of families that seeks to encourage and support one another in the calling to homeschool our children in a Christ-centered environment. We do this through a communication community (email loop) and meetings of various types from support to social.

Blountville TN

Heather Coonley
tricitieshelp@gmail.com
Tri-Cities HELP

Tri-Cities HELP, Blountville, TN.  HELP provides curriculum and classes, as well as support and encouragement, to home educating families through a shared scope and sequence for K-12 homeschool students.

Carroll County

Ashlee Logan
Anlogan85@gmail.com
Facebook Group

This is a support and connection group for homeschool families in Carroll County, VA and surrounding areas.

Galax

Tori Lindberg
bedlind@yahoo.com
276-233-6369
SWAVHE

We are an excited group of home educators who enjoy getting together to encourage other families on this wonderful journey. Our main goal is to offer support to families who home educate or are planning to do so in the Southwest Virginia area. We primarily serve Grayson, Carroll, and the surrounding counties around Galax; but, if you’re willing to drive, come join us! Whether you are new to homeschooling or a seasoned veteran new to the area, we welcome you. We also open our group to families with preschool-aged children who are considering the home education option.

Hillsville

Sandy Haga
276-730-0706
New Life Christian Schools Internation

New Life Christian Schools International offers a homeschool correspondence program for students in kindergarten through grade 12. The program offers services to those who are homeschooling and to those over age 18 who want to earn their diploma. In one program, the school provides curriculum, grading, record keeping, and personal support to the parents and students.

Pearisburg

Verena Riley
gileshscoop@gmail.com

Homeschool families unite in the education of their children as unto the Lord. Students are encouraged in a biblical world view and are given opportunities not only academic in nature, but spiritual, social and emotional. Parents share homeschooling concepts, special skills and talents, and various curricula as they teach the students at co-op classes.

Pulaski

Christine Fiske
fbcforhisglorycoop@gmail.com

The mission of our homeschool co-op is to provide a safe place for educational experiences and fellowship for families and children as we build into the next generation for Christ, and to encourage one another to walk in faith in all the promises of God, through Scripture, for His glory. Homeschooling is HARD WORK! We want to lighten the load, not add to it! We gather once a week to share our gifts and talents, offering a low-cost co-op with academic enrichment classes for the whole family. We desire to supplement what each family is doing at home by offering age-appropriate play and learning time, classroom experiences, opportunities to build strong friendships through teamwork, joint experiences, and faith-building exercises.

Southwest Virginia

Tracy Fannon
christianhomeschoolersva@gmail.com
276-523-5134

The purpose of this group is to act as support to homeschooling families in Wise and surrounding counties.

Facebook Group

The Homeschooling Mommas of Southwest Virginia Facebook group was created as a space where homeschooling parents can connect with one another. Parents share ideas and information and also plan “get togethers” or field trips with one another. This region of Virginia is still lacking in homeschool support groups, so it is nice to have a space to share local ideas and info.

Tazewell

Karlynne Metzger
Facebook Group

This is an informal Christian group for homeschool families in Tazewell, Virginia, and surrounding areas. Families of all faiths or no faith are welcome as long as they respect that it is a group primarily based on Christian principles. We also welcome everyone from unschoolers to relaxed homeschoolers to traditional homeschoolers. We strongly believe that all homeschool methods are valid and request all members to respect each other and the choices they have made for their family.

Wise

Jennifer Dorton
Facebook Group

A Facebook social support group to connect like-minded Christian, faith-based homeschooling families. The goals of this group are to lend online support, make new friends, share activity and project ideas, as well as encourage meetings with other homeschooling families in your own general area for play dates, field trips, family events and learning opportunities in all of southwestern Virginia.

Kelly Showalter
walkingwisehomeschoolers@gmail.com
Walking Wise Homeschool Co-op
Facebook Page

Walking Wise Homeschool Co-op is a Christian, parent-led, extracurricular co-op that meets every Tuesday morning (starting after Labor Day until May) at Camp Bethel in Wise, VA. They desire to create a supportive homeschool community for the whole family. In addition to classes, they also coordinate field trips, mom’s night out, guest speakers, curriculum fairs/exchanges, and family events.

Wytheville

Region 8 – Southside Virginia 

Amelia Court House

Aimee Patrick
homeschoolhub@ghbcva.org
ghbcva.org/homeschool-hub-2/
Facebook Group

GHBC Homeschool Hub envisions bringing glory to God as we partner with families to enrich their children’s education with biblically centered enrichment activities, inspiring students to learn and excel while equipping them to bring God’s truth to the world. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of August, Sept, Oct, Nov, March, April, and May. We offer supported enrichment activities and organized special events. We require parent involvement and offer enrichment activities from nursery-aged children through the high school level.

Appomattox

Nancy Wilk
AAFE@churchmain.com
Facebook Group

Appomattox Area Family Educators is a ministry of Church & Main. We believe that homeschool is more than academics for children. It is opportunity for the whole family to learn to live in terms of God’s call on their lives. We provide information, mentoring, and support.

Jane Raymond
ArtShouldMatter@gmail.com
434-941-6416
New Geneva Education Center
Facebook Page

The New Geneva Education Center is a unique networking center for educators and students. The facility houses a large resource library with special areas consisting of curricula and hands-on material especially for home-educators as well as rare microfilm primary-source documents dating 1600-1820 America. Art, music, tutoring and special events are part of the Center’s yearly activities offered to the community. Other lessons on various topics may also be offered at various times such as chess, Spanish, health and self-defense. Also within the facility is a small coffee/tea/snack area, Wi-Fi, and a theological book store. Get more information and check out our calendar on the Facebook page at facebook.com/groups

Cartersville

Kaye Harris
Soaringeagles.hsg@gmail.com
Facebook Group

The purpose of this group is to help create the opportunity for homeschoolers to make new friends and have fun, and for parents to enjoy good conversation with like-minded adults. We will occasionally organize field trips. The group is open to all ages.

We meet every second Friday at Cartersville Baptist Church in the youth building. Parents are required to stay with their children at all times.

Farmville

Diana Shores
Facebook Group

The mission of Coffee Moms is to encourage and equip Christian home school moms in Farmville and the surrounding counties as they seek to glorify God in discipling their children.

Tabitha Jernigan
Homeschooltabby@gmail.com

Christian group to support and provide opportunities for area homeschoolers.

Beth Marmostein
purplegamba@gmail.com
(434) 392-9871
Facebook Page

Our group provides opportunities for students to experience learning in a class setting, and also to socialize and support each other. Classes are supplementary, i.e. not meant to provide core subjects. Classes are typically held weekly at St. John’s Lutheran Church, for ages PreK through middle school (sometimes high school). Parents are required to teach a class and help with other duties. Agreement with a Christian statement of faith is also required. Other activities may be organized such as field trips, science fairs, spelling bees, parent nights, field days, etc.

Beth Marmostein
purplegamba@gmail.com
Facebook Page

We offer violin classes for homeschoolers in Farmville. We sometimes have classes for other instruments depending on interest and teacher availability.

Halifax County

Lake Gaston

Littleton, NC
Jessica Clary
christianhomeschoolers.lg@gmail.com
Facebook Group

We are a Christ-centered homeschool group that meets weekly from September–June. We have play days, workshops, parties, field trips, service projects, and graduation/awards at the end of the year.

Heather McLean
lakegastonhomeschoolgroup@gmail.com
434-774-7174
Facebook Group

Lake Gaston Homeschool Group is a diverse group, with children of all ages. Our group is to bring other homeschoolers together and grow in education & fun.

Lunenburg

Tabitha Jernigan
homeschooltabby@gmail.com
Facebook Group

We are a Christian homeschool ministry that will be offering classes in a co-op setting and support and fellowship. We want to help those who learn well and those that may need a little extra sparkle in their learning.

Nottoway/Amelia/Prince Edward/Mecklenburg

Tabitha Jernigan
434-538-0053
Facebook Group

We are a Christ-centered homeschool group for Nottoway, Amelia, Prince Edward, Mecklenburg, and surrounding counties. We have faith in Jesus Christ to train up our children in the way they should go that when they get old, they will not depart from their faith in Him.

Phenix

Donna Whitlow
Trinitychristianha@gmail.com

TCHA offers bi-weekly classes to walk alongside homeschool families with students from kindergarten through grade 12.

Region 9 – Statewide & Out-of-State

VA/MD/DC

Sherry Wolfe
acresofgrace3@gmail.com
Facebook Group

This is an online group for support, help, and resources for homeschooling special needs kids.

Linden Chris Davis
coach4life@yahoo.com
540-636-3713
Homeschool Sports Net

Homeschool Sports Team Locator

 

Wanda Sloper
REACH

REACH is a large and very active group that offers around 30 to 80 events per month for kids of all ages. We have members all over the area from VA, MD to DC. We provided educational opportunities, fun events, dances, Drama, Great Wolf Lodge, graduations, clubs, workshops, Stem and so much more. REACH also offers RHO Honor Society, JR & SR Beta Club, Citizenship award, Mythology and Geography Bee and more. Something for all ages…

Facebook Group

The Feast School is an international Charlotte Mason learning community that specializes in exceptionalities for gifted students and for those with both visible and invisible disabilities. They provide professional and vocational educators practical guidance on how to use the Charlotte Mason method while providing for the unique needs of each student. The Feast School operates Charlotte Mason special needs on Facebook. They also assist learning communities and leaders to create policies and training for inclusiveness for members in their own communities, either through private consultations, or through joining Charlotte Mason leadership groups. They can also be found on Pinterest and YouTube.

North Carolina

Moyock, NC
Kim Royal
Facebook Group

We are a small Christian co-op that meets in Moyock, NC each Friday during the school year. Parents stay and help with classes teaching and assisting where needed. We are not a drop off type of co-op. We offer classes on the upper school (6th grade and up), lower school (K-6th grade), will offer preschool class & nursery if enough children. All classes are taught in a Christ centered manner.

Region 10 – Multi-Regional

Sandra Poff
info@mayflowerhomeschoolers.org
Mayflower Homeschoolers
Fauquier County, the Greater Richmond Metro Area, and Spotsylvania County

Mayflower Homeschoolers is a Roman Catholic multi-chapter homeschool support group under the patronage of Our Lady of Fatima. During the school year, we offer weekly social activities such as clubs, field trips, religious events, and PE outings for ages 0 through 18, as well as teen dances quarterly, including prom. We offer monthly activities for parents all year and for families during the summer. We offer a formal graduation for students in grade 8 and grade 12. Individual chapters meet in Fauquier County, the Greater Richmond Metro Area, and Spotsylvania County.

Donna Whitlow
Trinitychristianha@gmail.com

TCHA offers bi-weekly classes to walk alongside homeschool families with students from kindergarten through grade 12.