Homeschool Support Group

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Support Groups

Find a local support group for your homeschool journey.

Acres of Grace

Sherry Wolfe
acresofgrace3@gmail.com

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

Advancing Christ Through Sports

Candace Banks
info@playactsports.com

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).

Albermarle Christian Teaching Support, Inc.

Venita Richmond
actsregistrar@gmail.com

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

Aletheia Academy

Melisa Herum

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

Alexandria, Virginia, Homeschoolers

Liza Elder

We are a Facebook group that enables local homeschooling families to connect both online and in person. We can offer support and recommendations, and there are often field trips and meetups.

Ambleside Cooperative

Patricia Dortch

This is a Charlotte Mason cooperative where parents co-teach with the director four mornings a week in Virginia Beach.

Ambulare Homeschool Cooperative

Leslie Geist
ambulareacademy@gmail.com

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.

Amherst Arms Homeschool Archery League & Sharpshooters

Madison Heights
Amy Hall

Amherst Arms Homeschool Archery League meets every Wednesday at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Amherst Arms in Madison Heights. Led by Bryan Barber, students will receive instruction, practice time, and use of Amherst Arms’ Genesis compound bows and arrows during their hour long session. Each session is $5 per student per week. The idea is to improve performance and sportsmanship in the area of archery to compete among area schools and possibly advance to state and national levels.

Among Friend’s “My Father’s World” Synergy Group

Powhatan
Mary May Short
mishort@vt.edu

A small family inclusive co-op which welcomes both neurotypical and neurodivergent children and their families. We will be enjoying “Adventures in U.S. History” this year and welcome all to our tiny group.

Apostolic Homeschool Academy

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

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Apostolic Homeschool Academy provides an amazing blend of options for homeschool families who seek to educate their children in a truly Christian environment, using materials designed with a biblical worldview. Christian educators assist parents as they train their children in Christian principles, character, and service, while using an exciting and challenging curriculum offered via computer access for grades 3 through 12 and with consumable paper product for kindergarten through grade 2.

Appomattox Area Family Educators

Appomattox
Nancy Wilk
AAFE@churchmain.com

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.

Arete Christian Academy

Amy Kobb
aretemechanicsville@gmail.com

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.

Assisi Bridge Co-op

Therese Igot

Assisi Bridge Co-op hopes to instill the joy of learning – bridging faith with learning and community together. We meet every Wednesday. We have an array of classes to choose from all day: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Take the full day or pick and choose your classes! We are run by paid teachers, not parents. We participate in field trips and service projects on Fridays.

Atlantic Speech & Debate

Angela Breitkreutz
angela@atlanticspeechanddebate.org

Atlantic Speech and Debate is Hampton Roads’ speech and debate club that trains up critical thinkers and effective communicators for the glory of God. During the school year we meet weekly at Regent University in Virginia Beach. Our regular club is for 12 through 18-year-old students and we offer a juniors club for younger siblings, ages 6 through 12, of those in regular club.

Augusta Christian Educators

Dale Labrecque
president@ace-coop.org

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.

Back 2 The Basics Academy of Resources

Brittany Muller
LLPBack2TheBasics@gmail.com

Bayith Educator Group

Virginia Beach
Cherrie Moore
Bayith@mooreexpressions.com
757-523-4965

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.

Bedford Virginia Homeschool Group

Katherine Post
crunchykathy@gmail.com

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.

Belvoir Home Educators

Lisa Sierra-Davidson
belvoirhomepresident@gmail.com

This is a homeschool support group servicing Department of Defense members or affiliates in the northern Virginia area. BHE is a group of military and DoD families dedicated to the home education of our children.

Beyond Explorations

Charlottesville
Carolyn Fay

This is a group of homeschooling families in Virginia who originally met through Explorations Play Studio (RIP) in Charlottesville. Its purpose is to offer communication and connection. Weekly park days are held on Tuesday afternoons at various area parks. Children range from infant to age 13, but most fall in the 6-to-11 age group. All are welcome to join.

Bridge Academy

Chester
Alicia Collins
bridgeacademy@comcast.net
804-836-2877

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

Central Christian Academy’s Homeschool Happenings

Dawn Stephens

At Central Christian Academy, we believe a child needs support from home, church, and school to fully grow spiritually, socially, and academically. Traditionally home-school co-ops offer individual subjects that are taught in the classroom. Here at Central, our subjects are integrated together and taught through project-based learning methods. Meets at Central Baptist Church in Portsmouth.

Central Virginia Home School Band

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.

Central Virginia Homeschool Athletic Association

North Chesterfield
Jack Harrell

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.

CHAMPS Homeschool

Portsmouth
Johanna Camp
jcandreggie@gmail.com

Champions for Christ, Inc.

Darlene Hoffman
champions4jesuschrist@gmail.com

CHAMPIONS for Christ is a homeschool co-op that offers academic and enrichment classes one day each week to homeschooled high school students.

Charles City Homeschool Encouragement

Laura Wilkerson
Charlescityhomeschoolers@gmail.com

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.

Charlotte Mason in Hampton Roads

Laurie Gardner
sixgardners@gmail.com

This is open to parents living in the Hampton Roads area who desire to study the philosophy and methods of Charlotte Mason. We have monthly meetings in the Greenbrier area of Chesapeake to discuss Charlotte Mason’s volumes.

Charlotte Mason in the Shenandoah Valley

Staunton
Michelle Moyer
moyerfour@gmail.com

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.

Charlottesville Charlotte Mason Group

Charlottesville
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.

Charlottesville Christian Homeschool Moms

Sara Grace

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!

C.H.E.E.R. (Christian Home Education Enrichment Resource) Homeschool Co-op

Shelly McCullough
Cheer.coop.coordinator@gmail.com

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.

CHESS – Homeschool Enrichment Support Services

Manassas
Tara Taylor
TaraTaylor@chessclasses.org
703-753-1901

Our mission at CHESS is to help families homeschool through high school. We support families by offering onsite courses for seventh through twelfth grade students, taught from a Biblical worldview, that inspire excellence. Our caring teachers and small group environment encourage building relationships and mastery of the material, as students learn and grow alongside each other. Parents choose the courses they want to enrich their homeschool and have opportunities to serve and connect with others in a supportive environment.

CHESSIE Christian Home Educator’s Science and Sports Co-op

Kathy Pierson

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.

Chesterfield Christian Academy

Tracy Francis
cca4uinfo@gmail.com

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! Meets at Kingsway Community Church.

Christian Heritage Home Educators

Katie Devine
admin@chhe.us

We exist to share our talents, gifts, education, and work backgrounds in order to provide support and encouragement for families who feel convicted by God to homeschool their children. CHHE meets on Mondays, September through May, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Stafford Crossing Community Church. Classes are available for nursery through high school, but all classes are only available to families who have at least one school age child (age five by September 30) participating in classes. CHHE is a true co-op where every family has at least one parent actively participating. It is not a drop-off co-op, which keeps our costs down. Each hour, you would need to be leading or assisting a class, unless your child is attending all day, in which case you would get one hour off to join in a moms’ class or hang out in the floater lounge.

Christian Home Educators of Floyd

Floyd
Megan Weaver
chefhomeschoolinfo@gmail.com
540-598-3929

CHEF is a group of Christian homeschool families who meet together regularly for fellowship, classes, support, field trips, and more.

Christian Homes Educating Children

Chatham
David Lyle
mdlyle@verizon.net
434-836-5551

CHEC is a non-profit Christian support group for homeschool families in Danville and surrounding areas.

Christian Homeschool Connections of Goochland

Tara Thessen
CHCG.leadership@gmail.com

Our purpose is to provide a place for homeschool moms to connect, recharge, and provide support and encouragement to each other.

Christian Homeschool Connections of SWVA

Jennifer Dorton

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.

Christian Homeschoolers of Greene/Madison/Orange

Jennifer Smith

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!

Christian Homeschoolers of Southwest Virginia

Big Stone Gap
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.

Christian Military Homeschoolers

Virginia Beach
Jessica King

christianmilitaryhomeschoolers@gmail.com

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 it is they who decide what classes we will have each semester!

Christian Youth Theater Fredericksburg

contactus@cytfred.org
540-604-5156

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.

Classical Conversations Charlottesville

Laurie Hilsinger
lhilsinger@classicalconversations.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 for ages 4 through high school.

Classical Conversations Chesapeake & Virginia Beach

Patsy Couch

Classical Conversations Gloucester, Mathews, and Middlesex Counties

Shaun Rosenblum

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.

Classical Conversations Harrisonburg

Joey Sorenson
jsorenson@classicalconversations.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 for ages four through high school.

Classical Conversations Historic Triangle

Williamsburg
Jodi Swan

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.

Classical Conversations Midlothian

Becky Dipiero
bdipiero@classicalconversations.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 for ages four through high school.

Classical Conversations North Suffolk

Cristy Brice
cbrice@classicalconversations.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 for ages four through high school.

Classical Conversations of Culpeper

Lauren Doty
ldoty@classicalconversations.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 for ages four through high school.

Classical Conversations of Spotsylvania

Spotsylvania/Fredericksburg
Dee Davis
ddavis@classicalconversations.com
540-287-2246

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.

Classical Conversations of Strasburg

Front Royal
Barby Hobcroft
bhobcroft@classicalconversations.com
540-692-9020

Classical Conversations of the Roanoke/Salem Valley

Laura Griffith
lgriffith@classicalconversations.com

Classical Conversations of Western Branch

Crissi Padrick
ccdirectorc.padrick@gmail.com

Classical Conversations of Williamsburg

Michele Geesaman

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.

Classical Conversations of Woodbridge

Amy McCranie
amccranie@classicalconversations.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 for ages four through high school.

Classical Conversations Williamsburg, Gloucester, and Eastern Shore

Terry Price
tprice@classicalconversations.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 for ages four through high school.

Classical Cottage School

Judith Taylor
classicalcottageschool@gmail.com

Classical Cottage School, is a consortium of professional educators that focuses on developing essential skills using classical methods. We meet from mid September through the end of May, with most classes only one day a week (Thursdays) and some upper school classes (mostly STEM) meeting on Fridays. Our multi award-winning program is appropriate for students of all ability levels; all that’s required is a study ethic and a schedule that allows for focused study. Our Upper School courses, a number of which can be taken as preparation for Advanced Placement exams, are taught by professional teachers who have decades of experience in their fields. Our costs are low, our quality unexcelled.

Coffee Moms Farmville Area Home EducatorsSupport Group

Diana Shores

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.

Compass Homeschool Classes

Centreville
Jenny Grove-Bradshaw
703-539-5075

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.

Community Homeschool Academic Program

Bealeton
Maggie Smith
chaphsregistrar@gmail.com

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.

Community Homeschool Enrichment Center (CHEC)

Charlottesville
Cindy Young
info@cvillechec.org

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.

Covenant Christian Co-op

Woodbridge
Wendy Mleziva

This is a faith-based co-op that meets on Friday mornings from September to April.

Creative Kids Co-op

Heather King
ckc.harrisonburg.info@gmail.com

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.

Culpeper Area Christian Home Educators (CACHE)

Culpeper
Amanda Miller

CACHE is a 501c3 organization in Culpeper, dedicated to serving homeschoolers in the Piedmont region of Central Virginia. It provides support & 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.

Cultural Roots Homeschool Cooperative

Richmond
Alycia Wright
culturalrootshomeschool2@gmail.com

We are 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.

DOVE Homeschool Group

Elkton
Alice Lam
Lamhome@freearrow.com
540-298-0730

We are a small informal homeschool support group mainly based in the Elkton area, but we welcome families from surrounding areas. We offer park play days, PE days, field trips, fall picnic, academic bees, and other activities.

Dulles Area Homeschoolers

Ashburn
Julie Kirkwood
dullesareahomeschoolers@gmail.com
703-307-4661

We work to provide affordable and creative learning activities that enhance home education for children with any learning styles and abilities.

Eden Hope Academy of Midland

Melanie Sayers
melanie@edenhopeacademy.com

Eden Hope Academy communities embolden your child to think independently. Each week, your child will create in art, invent in science, lead in Critical Thinking Skills class, and strum the ukulele. Our proven program guilds students through the process of identifying pertinent information, speaking in public without notes, and experiencing new concepts through art and science. Revolutionize YOUR homeschooling and join the Eden Hope community near you!

Eden Hope Academy of Purcellville

Jennifer Wadman
jennifer@edenhopeacademy.com

Eden Hope Academy communities embolden your child to think independently. Each week, your child will create in art, invent in science, lead in Critical Thinking Skills class, and strum the ukulele. Our proven program guilds students through the process of identifying pertinent information, speaking in public without notes, and experiencing new concepts through art and science. Revolutionize YOUR homeschooling and join the Eden Hope community near you!

Eden Hope Academy of Tysons Corner

Kim Glanowski
kim@edenhopeacademy.com

Eden Hope Academy communities embolden your child to think independently. Each week, your child will create in art, invent in science, lead in Critical Thinking Skills class, and strum the ukulele. Our proven program guilds students through the process of identifying pertinent information, speaking in public without notes, and experiencing new concepts through art and science. Revolutionize YOUR homeschooling and join the Eden Hope community near you!

Embark Center for Self-Directed Education

Catina Sweedy
Info@embarkcenter.org

F.A.I.T.H. Co-op

Rebecca Miller
becky.miller1cell@gmail.com

Faith and Love Homeschool Group

Faith and Love Homeschool Group
Beth Gibson
faithandlove.va@gmail.com

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.

Faith Home Educators

Tabitha Jernigan
434-538-0053

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.

Faithful Followers

Glen Allen
Valerie Towns
faithfulfollowers.mvbc@gmail.com
404-401-0398

We are a family-based, homeschool support group whose mission is to encourage, support, and equip homeschool families who strive to faithfully follow Christ through their daily homeschool journey using a biblical Christian worldview.

Families Aligned in Teaching At Home

Stephanie Whittington
homeschoolFaith316@gmail.com

We are 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.

Family Heart Education Ministries & Co-op

Altavista
Melissa Christy
gracechurch@embarqmail.com
434-324-8547

We are a multi-church, multi-denominational Christ-centered homeschool co-op. We believe that the hearts and minds of Christian children need to be cultivated for godliness and it is the parent’s responsibility to fulfill that role.

Flames Homeschool Sports

Rachael Hatch
garretthatch@msn.com

Flames Homeschool Sports is a Christian organization that supports homeschool families in Warren County and the surrounding areas. It is established to give homeschooled children the opportunity to participate in competitive athletics with their homeschooled peers. The Flames strives to provide homeschooled children with excellent athletic instruction in a positive, Christ-centered environment that fosters lifelong friendships. All Flames teams and activities are governed by policies based on traditional Biblical principles. Flames members (athletes, coaches, and parents) agree to abide by these principles and policies, and to conduct themselves in a manner that seeks to imitate Christ.

Fredericksburg Area Homeschoolers’ Association

Russell Wrightson

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.

Fredericksburg Area Young Musicians

Spotsylvania
Amy Shirk
540-846-8436

FAYM (Fredericksburg Area Young Musicians) is a musical group that provides music classes and ensembles to homeschooled students in the greater Fredericksburg area.

Fredericksburg Victory Athletic Association

Fredericksburg
Brenda Hicks

Gainesville Homeschool Connection

Gainesville
Audrey Bernier

Gainesville Homeschool Connection (formerly LIFE) is a set of classes taught by qualified, local teachers at Gainesville Presbyterian Church to assist parents who oversee the education of their children. We have classes which cover the core subjects of your academic program and look forward to working with you as you educate your children.

Gifted Homeschoolers of Hampton Roads

Sherene Silverberg

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

Giles Homeschool Co-Op

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.

God’s Homeschool Warriors

Suffolk
Pamela Hall
757-673-8823
ghwarriors@gmail.com

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.

Good Shepherd Catholic Homeschool Community and Co-op

Alexandria
Renee Fornshill
homeschool@gs-cc.org

Good Shepherd Catholic Homeschool Community (GSCHC) & Skye Chase Enrichment Cooperatives are ministries of Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Alexandria. Our homeschool community started in 1999 to support and encourage families who have chosen home education for their children. We have a thriving homeschool community that welcome families from a rich and diverse background.

Grace Academy Homeschool Co-op

Virginia Beach
Sherry Wolfe
grace.academy@cox.net
757-646-6277

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

Grace Homeschool Group

Fairfax Station
Theresa Post
gracehomeschool1@gmail.com
703-250-5562

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.

Grace Homeschool Co-op

Tracy Hamburger
info@gracechurchcoop.com

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

Grace Homeschool Co-op

Sharon Croushorn
teachthem4@netzero.com

GRACEducators

Susan Johnson
graceducators@gmail.com

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.

GraceLife Home Educators

Christiansburg
Kerri Merrill

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.

Greater Roanoke Home Educators

Renee Campbell
grhemsg@gmail.com

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.

Greene County Virginia Area Homeschoolers

Heidi Hull

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.

Guarding Hearts Homeschool

King George
Vel Burgess
velwestburgess@gmail.com

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

Halifax County Homeschoolers

Alton Jennifer Grove 434-753-2703

Hampton Classical Conversations

Amy Gregory 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.

Hampton Roads Black Home Educators

Checwanda McMahon 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, attend area fieldtrips and social gatherings. 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.

Hampton Roads Children in a Respectful Co-operative Learning Environment

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.

Hampton Roads Christian Homeschoolers

Norfolk Terry Wilson hrchleaders@gmail.com 757-201-3589

Hampton Roads Generals Home School Football Team

Gloucester Connie Shaffer HRGenerals.ad@gmail.com 804-693-0641 This is a Christian, high school football team made up of homeschooled and private schooled young men, ages 13 to 18 from the Virginia Peninsula and Southside Hampton Roads. The Generals are a Fellowship of Christian Athletes Team. FCA’s purpose is to combine people’s passion for sports with their passion for Christ and teach them that those two worlds don’t have to be separate.

Hampton Roads Homeschool Sports

Chesapeake Andrea Driscoll vmdcad@cox.net 757-477-8389 Hampton Roads Homeschool Sports is a Christian sports league for homeschooled children serving all of Hampton Roads. Our League is dedicated to focusing on, and specializing in the instruction of homeschooled boys and girls ages 3 years to senior high school age. Players are given highly specific instruction in the fundamentals and strategies of baseball, softball and soccer by trained coaches to insure the players’ success. We also provide a chess club during the winter where our chess club members learn different strategies and participate in tournament play. We also include a separate chess class designed for those who have never played.

Hampton Roads Preteen/Teen Homeschool Group

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

Hanover Homeschoolers

Tosha Kelly 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.

Harrisonburg Homeschoolers

Kristin Miller 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.

Harvester Teaching Services

Springfield Joan Silver htsdirector@ harvesterpca.org 703-455-7800 This is a community that comes alongside and partners with parents in discipling their children. We also minister to both parents and children.

HEARTS (Home Education Association for Responsible Teens)

Ashburn Michel van Essen 703-858-2989 HEARTS is a 501(c)(3), Christian, faith-based group that endeavors to walk with the Lord in all we do. HEARTS was formed to support Virginia homeschooling families in eastern Loudoun and western Fairfax counties. The group is comprised of approximately 70 homeschooling families with approximately 100 homeschooled students in grades 7 to 12.

Helping Others Prepare Eternally Homeschooling Association

Zuni Chandra Christmas homeschooler.tsbc@gmail.com 757-771-8685 We give support for homeschoolers in our community by offering extracurricular classes and opportunities for fellowship.

Home Cool Moms

homecoolmoms@gmail.com

Home Educators Exchange

Virginia Beach Deb Plaster Services offered include classes, educational resources, consultations, and transcripts.

Home Educators Recreation and Enrichment

Newport News here-va@googlegroups.com 757-595-3751 Our mission is to assist families in their God-given responsibility to educate their children by providing enrichment and recreational opportunities to homeschooled students.

Home Educators of Rainbow Forest

Troutville Jane Campbell 540-977-1789 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.

Home Organization of Parent Educators

Manassas Tom Edman president@hopehs.org facebook.com/groups/ 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.

Home Works Lynchburg

Lynchburg Deb McPherson debmcpherson@homeworks4me.org 434-845-7601 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.

Homeschool Adventure Society

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

Homeschool Club of Hampton & Newport News

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.

Homeschool Connecting Place (Lynchburg)

Ginger Wilson hcplynchburg@gmail.com 863-421-3748 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.

Homeschool Family Connection

Craig & Stephanie Konicki homeeducators@grovechurch.net A Christ-centered Ministry that provides Support, Resources and Activities for the Homeschooling Family. Homeschool Family Connection is a support group built on the truths of the Word of God, and as parents, we strive to live in such a way that reflects Christ. We are sharing life and growing together as families, on this homeschooling journey…we hope you will jump on board and get involved.

Homeschool First, Inc.

Lynchburg Jill Mazzie homeschoolfirst2015@gmail.com 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.

Homeschool Handwork Club

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

Homeschool Hikers Roanoke

Sarah Nichols Get outdoors and explore your community and beyond with Roanoke Homeschool Hikers. Open to homeschoolers of all ages in or around Roanoke.

Homeschool Out of the Box

Kristie Cochran info@hsobx.org 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.

Homeschool PE Group

Tracy Dujardin This is a free, homeschool physical education class for kids ages 3 to 12 in the Hampton Roads area.

Homeschool Plus

Norfolk Margaret McLewin office@homeschoolplus.org 757-466-3477 We offer an enrichment center for pre-K through grade 12 including engaging, hands-on classes; rigorous academics; and learning therapy.

Homeschool Resources Group

Richmond Shari Robinson 804-410-4474 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.

Homeschool RVA

Richmond Felicia Banks homeschoolrva@gmail.com This group is for Richmond families who homeschool or are interested in homeschooling and wish to bond with other families that do so.

Homeschool Sports Network

Linden Chris Davis 540-636-3713

Homeschoolers for Christ

Joan Mills We are 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.

Homeschoolers of Bealeton, LLC

Bealeton Laura Lombardo homeschoolersofbealeton@yahoo.com

Homeschoolers of Gloucester

Hayes Alyssa Owens HomeschoolersofGloucesterVA@gmail.com 804-815-7830 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.

Homeschoolers of Nelson County

Kate Rutherford AtHomeinNelson@gmail.com 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.

Homeschooling Delmarva – Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Yorktown Denise Aliff 757-585-3602 This is group for general support and for sharing homeschool information, events, and resources.

Homeschooling in Hampton Roads

Sherene Silverberg The Facebook group Homeschooling in Hampton Roads is an online meeting place for residents of the Hampton Roads, Virginia and surrounding areas to find camaraderie for themselves and their children through homeschooling. We provide educational and social support.

Homeschooling in/near Augusta County VA

Verona Mandy Hartman 540-448-4949

Homeschooling Together Co-Op

Tracey Esplin Facebook.com/group 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.

Hope2 (Hope Squared)

Catherine Evans 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.

Hyland Heights Home Educators

Lynchburg Katie Cummins magee_martha@yahoo.com 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.

Immanuel Bible Church Home Educators

Springfield
Christina Clayton
ibche@ibc.church

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

Inquisiminds

Burke
Liesel Golden
admin@inquisiminds.com

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.

Inspirations Homeschool Co-op

Meg Womack
inspirationshomeschoolcoop@gmail.com

This is a secular co-op that meets in the Smithfield/Carrollton area.

James River Home School Foundation/Eagles Athletic

Powhatan
JaNett Mills
admin@jrhsf.org
804-794-6719

The James River Home School 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.

Joy of Learning Homeschool Fellowship

Jetersville
Erin Gowin
joyoflearning.amelia@gmail.com
434-509-0125

Kaleidoscope Fine & Performing Arts Center of Gloucester

Hayes info@kaleidoscopenow.com

Kingdom Education for Young Scholars

Chesapeake Cindy Bryan office@keysofva.org 757-718-0472 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.

King George/Fredericksburg Area Home-School Families

Crystal Groves 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’s Home Educators

Aylett Kristi Reynolds khemembers@gmail.com King’s Home Educators is a Christian homeschool support group serving King William County, King and Queen County, and surrounding areas. We offer fall and spring park days, monthly field trips and activities, and monthly mom’s support meetings. We also provide community service projects.

Lake Gaston Homeschool Group

Heather McLean 434-774-7174 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.

Langley Eustis Military Homeschoolers 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.

Lee County Homeschool Group

Lisa Miller This free co-op for homeschoolers in Lee County is inclusive and provides classes and field for homeschoolers in Lee County.

LIGHT Christian Co-op

Kim Royal 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.

Lovettsville Homeschoolers

Diana Suits 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.

Lynchburg Homeschool Forensics

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

Lynchburg Homeschool Graduation

Angela Weaver lynchburghomeschoolgraduation@gmail.com Lynchburg homeschool graduation is community wide and not affiliated with any particular homeschool organization or church. It is open to all homeschoolers.

LynchburgHomeschool.com

Forest Laura Young LynchburgHomeschool@gmail.com The LynchburgHomeschool.com 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.

Mayflower Homeschoolers

Anne Dianic

McLean Homeschool Group

Arlington Kathleen DuHadway McLean Homeschool Group now utilize the talents of a professional teaching staff to provide support services to homeschooling families who are interested in educating their children in rigorous academic studies. Although participating families are not required to be Christians, we operate with the understanding that everything taught in our program is presented from a gospel-based, Christian perspective, and our teaching staff and administrative committee are all committed believers in Christ.

Military Homeschool Support Group Hampton Roads

Portsmouth Shanda Rouse We are 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 we meet at youth centers, a military ID card is required.

Misty Morning Sunrise Farm

Church Road Lydia Thomson daniel.nava@mistymorningsunrise.com Expand your horizons and delve deeper into sustainable farming and homesteading. We offer individual classes and comprehensive courses.

Motherculture

North Chesterfield Katie Dolan 804-389-2536 This is a small group of Midlothian and Richmond area families dedicated to enriching the lives of our children throughCharlotte Mason-styled education. We hold a monthly mom’s night out for coffee and book study. We have several field trips and outings planned and hope to start a monthly group nature study and an art study. Many families use the Ambleside online curriculum, but all interested homeschool families are welcome

My Story is Beautiful of Great Falls

Great Falls Kim Glanowski info@edenhopeacademy.com 703-896-0772 Eden Hope Academy communities embolden your child to think independently. Each week, your child will create in art, invent in science, lead in Critical Thinking Skills class, and strum the ukulele. Our proven program guilds students through the process of identifying pertinent information, speaking in public without notes, and experiencing new concepts through art and science. Revolutionize YOUR homeschooling and join the Eden Hope community near you!

My Story is Beautiful of Leesburg

Regina Gossage info@edenhopeacademy.com Eden Hope Academy communities embolden your child to think independently. Each week, your child will create in art, invent in science, lead in Critical Thinking Skills class, and strum the ukulele. Our proven program guilds students through the process of identifying pertinent information, speaking in public without notes, and experiencing new concepts through art and science. Revolutionize YOUR homeschooling and join the Eden Hope community near you!

Natural Leaders

Liza Elder 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.

New Geneva Education Center

Appomattox Jane Raymond ArtShouldMatter@gmail.com 434-941-6416 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

New Harvest Christian Co-op

Chesapeake Ashlea Lusher Harvestcoop111@gmail.com Our mission is to provide affordable academic and enrichment classes to children in kindergarten through grade 12. As a parent-led co-op, we exist to support each other in our homeschool community.

New Life Christian Schools International

Hillsville Sandy Haga 276-730-0706 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.

New River Valley Christian Home Educators

Christiansburg Greg Hedrick hedrick.g@verizon.com 540-382-8761 NRVCHE is here to support and encourage Christian home education in the New River Valley.

Norfolk Homeschool Support Group

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

Northern Virginia Homeschool Athletic Association

Manassas Amy Stillwell nvhaassoc@gmail.com 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.

Oakton Local Preschool Co-Op

Laura Bouchard
Labbouchard@gmail.com

Onward Christian Academy

Allie Dillinger
onwardchristianorg@gmail.com

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

Operation Dandelion Homeschoolers

Wendy Innes
wendyppp@yahoo.com

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.

Page County Homeschoolers

Stanley Sandra Modersohn Service@PageCountyHomeschoolers.com 973-727-8449 Page County Homeschoolers is a non-profit group dedicated to bringing great educational experiences to homeschool families who live in the valley and beyond.

Parent Educators of Augusta County Homes

Fishersville Jennifer Hall info@peachva.org 434-760-0960 Serving Augusta County, VA, and the surrounding areas, PEACH is an acronym for Parent Educators of Augusta County Homes. PEACH was founded in 1989 with two main goals. The first was to provide social, educational and athletic activities for homeschooled children. The second was to establish a peer support system for homeschooling parents in this area. Although PEACH has evolved over the years as times have changed, its core values have always remained the same. PEACH is Christian in orientation and is guided by God’s Word, the Bible.

Pathfinders 4-H

Henrico Becky Wallace 9110hereon@cavtel.net 804-740-4507 Pathfinders 4-H is a community service club located in Richmond and is made up of homeschool children ages 5 to 18 and their families.

Peaksview Christian Home Educators

Mandie Grohs 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.

Peninsula Academy for Godly Education

Carrollton Vernita Conner 757-897-5860 PAGE meets on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Deer Park Baptist Church, 826 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News (next to Newport Square Shopping Center.)

Pennewell Playgroup

Alanna Pennewell This is a local playgroup for all ages. We have weekly events for children, mom’s nights out, and group date nights. We meet all over Hampton Roads and love meeting new faces!

Plants and Pillars

Cindy Sparks mrscsparks@yahoo.com

Provision Family Education Services

Virginia Beach Shay Malone info@families4HG.org 757-209-2095 We provide academic support and enrichment services to support neurodiverse families. Services include education consultations, tutoring, homeschool evaluations, and reading help.

Raw Learning Homeschool Resource Center

Lexington Sarah Straw info@rawlearning.org At Raw Learning we facilitate a self-directed education for each student. The environment considers the whole child by making opportunities available for their mind, body and spirit to be nourished. Raw Learning is a place for children to come together using their own curiosity as a guide for what they will discover next. Volunteers act as adult mentors to facilitate deeper investigation into the specific interests of each child. Policies are made by people who are involved in the day to day operation of Raw Learning. Children and adults decide by consensus the rules that would help their learning. Everyone works together to find solutions to all problems that work for Raw Learning as a whole and for each individual child.

Reaching for Educational Excellence

Amy Dandrade Rexhomeschoolcoop@gmail.com 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.

Redeeming Grace Church of Fairfax Home School Co-op

Fairfax Debbie Appleby 703-913-6789 The purpose of our homeschool co-op is to provide a supportive and encouraging community for homeschooling families as they pursue academic excellence for their children within a Christian worldview. This is a setting where parents can receive assistance from each other in their existing homeschool program.

Renaissance School of The Arts – Tidewater

Norma Andes rsatidewater@gmail.com 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.

Responsibility of Educating All Children at Home (REACH)

Wanda Sloper 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…

Richmond Area Homeschoolers

Mechanicsvlle Tosha Kelly etckelly@comcast.net 804-789-0145 This is an active, inclusive group of Richmond-area homeschoolers organized to share ideas, coordinate get-togethers, and offer general support.

Richmond Autism Integration Network Creative Connections

Henrico Robin Davis 804-754-0000 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?

Richmond Regional Home Educators

Chester Kathleen Cantwell 804-469-4918 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, we 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.

Richmond Spirit Warhawks Athletics

Scott Mac Adam spiritwarhawks@gmail.com 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.

Right at Home

Waterford Joyce Guthrie info@rightathome.us 540-882-3310 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.

Rivah Homeschool Group

Tappahannock Darlene Blanton rivahhomeschool@gmail.com We are a non-religious homeschool co-op based in Tappahannock, VA, supporting families in the surrounding areas as well. Our group is mostly compiled of preschool and elementary, but we are slowly growing to add older kids in the mix. Our sessions offer 6 – 7 weeks of supplementary education, including ocean biology, human anatomy, story telling/writing, music theory, book club, and more. We have a private Facebook Group where we add events (such as play dates and field trips) and keep everyone updated on the happenings at school. We hope to see you!

Roanoke Ambassadors Football

Troutville Adam McKelvey 540-525-5695 This is a varsity high school football team in Roanoke Virginia.

Roanoke Secular Homeschoolers

Sarah Nichols 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.

Roanoke Valley Association of Christian Home Schools

Sarah Lumsden rvachs@gmail.com We are a Christ centered homeschool group that meets weekly throughout the school year. We have play days, workshops, parties, field trips, service projects, clubs, etc.

RVA Homeschoolers in the Park

Rebecca Ryan We are a weekly co-op that meets on Friday mornings in the Short Pump area. Through our combined efforts, we 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!

SALT Homeschool Co-Op

Troutville Jennifer Browder info@saltco-op.com 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.

Sankofa Homeschool Community

Monica Utsey 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.

School Liaison Officer, Naval Station Norfolk

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.

SEASONS

Woodstock Laureen White mamallamalaureen@gmail.com 540-459-7481 This is a support group for homeschooling families.

Seeds of Grace Homeschool Co-Op

Leslie Head info@seedsofgracehomeschool.org SEEDS, a ministry of Menchville Baptist Church, is a nonprofit cooperative organization of homeschool families who gather together to share our talents for the benefit of our children. Together we provide a learning environment based on the foundations of Christian principles in order to supplement our own home schools for all ages.

Selah Group

Dawn Perry selahgroupva@gmail.com Selah Group is a Christian co-op organized and operated through the participation of all member families. Selah meets weekly on Thursdays, September through April, in Weyers Cave. Classes offered depends upon what the participating parents offer to teach.

Set Apart Homeschooling Academy

David Woods setapartacademy@gmail.com We teach the foundations of life through love.

Shenandoah Valley Speech and Debate

Harrisonburg Angela Heatwole SVSDClub@gmail.com Shenandoah Valley Speech and Debate is a Christian club for Harrisonburg and surrounding areas in which coaches, parents, and students volunteer to work together. Through the discipline of preparation and competition, students learn to think critically and objectively, to listen and carefully analyze statements of others, and most importantly to train godly communicators, “to articulate truth in a gentle, patient and humble manner” as Paul instructed Timothy in 2Tim 2:24-25. The purpose of SVSD is to offer an opportunity for students to practice and compete in NCFCA debate and speech events. Our regular club is for homeschooled students age 12-18. A juniors section is also available in the club for students age 8-11. The Club meets weekly for instruction and preparation.

Soaring Eagles

Kaye Harris This is an inclusive support group that was created to give an opportunity for homeschool families to get together for fun learning activities, field trips, and events throughout the tri-city area. This group will focus on activities primarily for kids in grades 1-5, but we welcome all ages. Most of our monthly meet-ups will be on the second Wednesday of each month. However, we may have special events or activities scheduled on other days throughout the month as well.There is no membership fee to join this group, although, we may request contributions from time to time to help assist with projects, field trips, or other activities.

Southside Academy of Godly Education and Peninsula Academy of Godly Education

Vernita Conner 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.

Southside Homeschool Academy

Powhatan Lee Ann Arnett sshsc@hotmail.com 804-360-5616 Southside Homeschool Academy provides elementary, middle, and high school level classes (4th – 12th grades/ages 9 -18) designed to supplement the parent-directed education of home-educated children. Christianity and the Bible are the foundation on which our principles are based; however, we include students and parents from diverse social, economic, and religious backgrounds. We are committed to assisting homeschooling families regardless of race, color, or nationality.

South of the James Homeschoolers

Midlothian Sarah Fite We’re an inclusive and eclectic group of homeschool families with a variety of backgrounds and interests hosting events mostly in Chesterfield and Powhatan.

Southwest Virginia Home Educators

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

Southwest Virginia Homeschoolers

Amy Jernigan

Southwest Virginia Home School Athletic Academy

Roanoke Dawn Hughes 540-345-5275 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.

Sparkle Homeschool Ministry

Lunenburg Tabitha Jernigan homeschooltabby@gmail.com 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.

Spotsylvania Regional Christian Homeschoolers

Annie Dahmen srch2-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 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 who orchestrate and spread the word about educational and social opportunities for children and parents. Families benefit greatly from the fellowship and encouragement of one another. Our goal is to provide a familiar community of friends to walk with in this homeschool journey. 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 way to get information and find fellowship with other local Christian homeschoolers.

St. John’s Home Educators

Warrenton Beth Nolan 540-341-8462 SJHE is open to all homeschooling families in Fauquier County and surrounding areas.

St. Rita Homeschool Group

Alexandria Kim Barry kimberlyfbarry@gmail.com We are a Catholic support group that offers weekly Holy Hour, park days, field trips, and support for homeschooling moms.

Stafford Homeschoolers

Stafford Jennifer Ferdinandsen staffordhomeschoolers@gmail.com 804-994-8341 A homeschool support group and educational co-op for families in Stafford and surrounding areas.

Star Pointe Academy Homeschool Partnership

Brena Daniels starpointeacademy@gmail.com STAR POINTE offers a premier Christian educational program in Suffolk for students in grades 3 – 12 that is intentionally infused with cutting edge technologies and customized “edu-social” experiences sure to exceed your greatest expectations.

Suffolk Academy for Godly Education

Carrollton Vernita Conner SAGE will meet once or twice a month for field trips or similar events.

Swift Creek Connect Academy

Midlothian Heather Barr director@connectacademy.org As home-educating families, we all desire to find connection, community, and resources. At Connect Academy (SCCA), we provide opportunities for connection and community for students through strong academic classes, exciting electives, and enrichment opportunities. We offer resources through our website, Renew Moms program, and our Facebook page. SCCA meets on Fridays from September through May.

Swift Creek Home Educators

Midlothian Elizabeth Trail schegroup@gmail.com 804-744-9268 All are welcome and encouraged to attend our monthly meetings!

Tapestry of Grace History Co-op

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.

Tazewell Homeschool Support Group

Karlynne Metzger 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.

The Creatives Homeschool Co-op

Christina Amen creativeshomeschool@gmail.com The mission of the Creative’s Homeschool Cooperative is to provide an authentic community for homeschooling families that will enhance educational experiences by cultivating creativity, community, and character. We provide opportunities for connection and community for students through supplemental learning experiences and many enrichment opportunities. Our goal is to cultivate community among homeschooling families while developing essential life skills and enriching the learning experience of homeschooled children.

The Feast School

Amber Young thefeastschool@gmail.com 434-409-6831 A Charlotte Mason co-op, discussion group, and nature club.

The Home School Music Guild, LLC

Watson David This organization offers a panoramic, musical education to lead musicians to excellence. Weekly, individualized instruction is offered for homeschoolers and others interested.

The Home-Ed Center

Lovettsville Kathryn Stephens 540-822-4422 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.

The STEAM School

Delaplane Lyndsey Pheister Steamschooldelaplane@gmail.com We are an inclusive group, of all religious, racial, economic and learning types. We focus on building community and inspiring self directed learning through teaching STEAM subjects. Class lessons are experiential and work to build collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking skills. Families can register for classes 1-3 days a week, with a sliding tuition scale based on parental involvement.

The Vine Christian Homeschool Community

Holly Benavides info@thevinechristiancoop.org The Vine Christian Homeschool Community is located in historic Fredericksurg, Virginia. VCHC is a 501(c)(3) Christ-centered classical community of learners and family members working cooperatively together to encourage, learn, and enjoy fellowship with one another through enriching academic experiences in a restful and supportive environment. VCHC is a proud member of Classical Academic Press Schole Groups Network. VCHC meets every Tuesday at Crossroads Baptist Church in the Lee’s Hill area of Fredericksburg. We offer a variety of academic enrichment classes, courses in the visual arts, and private music lessons (as the schedule permits). Our classes are offered in simple hourly blocks making it convenient for students to take one or several courses throughout the day. All of our parent partners are required to serve one hour each week to help our community run efficiently.

Tidewater Baptist Homeschoolers

Chesapeake Cathy Pearson church@tidewaterbaptist.org 757-545-7282 At Tidewater Baptist Church, we are blessed to have many little ones of all ages. Although we have children in all forms of education here at Tidewater Baptist (including several Christian schools), there is a large group of families who have decided to homeschool their children. Our 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.

Tidewater Classical Academy

Virginia Beach 757-427-5683 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.

Tidewater Educators Association for Christian Homeschooling

Glenn Heard boardofdirectors@teachhomeschool.com T.E.A.C.H. is a Christian Homeschool organization that has supported homeschooling families for more than 25 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, J.V. and Varsity. Currently, Fall Sports include Football, Men’s soccer, Men’s Volleyball, and Girl’s Volleyball. Winter/Spring sports include Basketball, Co-ed Tennis, and Girl’s 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.

Tidewater Homeschool Exchange

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

Titus 2 Moms

Cheryl Hair Titus2Moms is a homeschool support group designed to meet the mandate of Titus 2:3-5. It is a place where the older moms can support and encourage younger mom–who may be just beginning their homeschool journey–through prayer, God’s Word, and their own experiences.

TradeWinds Institute

Virginia Beach Shermaine Jones 757-214-5115 We offer a homeschool shop program for high schoolers ages 15 to 18 for the purpose of exposing them to the skilled trades.

Treasure Home Educators’ Association of VA

Michelle Jackson treasuredirector@gmail.com 757-721-0616 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.

Tri-Cities HELP

Blountville Heather Coonley tricitieshelp@gmail.com HELP website Tricities 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.

Under the Son Academy

Forest
Dana Grinstead

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.

Urban Homeschool Outreach

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.

Valley Classical School

Jody Strom
vcs@valleyclassicalschool.org
540-339-3930

Valley Classical School is a collaborative, classical, and Christ-centered school in Blacksburg, Virginia. Students attend classes taught by trained teachers on campus two full days a week and homeschool with the parent co-teacher two to three days a week using lesson plans provided by the school. This unique blend of schooling allows VCS to partner 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. VCS’s curriculum consists of the classical core (math, logic, latin/greek, reading, writing, grammar, spelling, science, history, geography, literature, and poetry) and electives, including choir, drawing, and PE.

Valley Escape Homeschool Sports

Dawn Kennedy
valleyescapeva@gmail.com

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.

Valley Home Educators

Angela Heatwole
webmaster@vheweb.org

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.

VBCA Homeschool Co-op

Kimberly Thorpe
bwchc@bwcva.com

We are 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 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.

Virginia Beach Homeschool Group

Danelle Frisbie

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.

Virginia Spartans Homeschool Football Team

Ronald Taconet

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.

Walk in Truth Home Educators

Montpelier
Gayle Stoneman
804-883-7241

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

Warren County & Surrounding Areas Homeschool Group

Stephanie Short

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.

We Home Educate And Train

Erin Rowe
wheathsg@gmail.com

WHEAT Homeschool Group serves homeschooling families in eastern Prince William County and the surrounding areas. The purpose of WHEAT is to share information, provide support for homeschooling, and to enrich families spiritually, academically, and socially. While WHEAT does not hold any formal co-ops or classes, we offer opprtunities for families to get together and enjoy field trips, talent shows, field day, Homeschool Moms’ Retreat, etc. We believe in the God-given right of parents to teach their children at home. While the majority of members are Christian and seek God’s guidance through prayer at the beginning of all meetings and many activities, WHEAT is open to all.

West End Assembly of God

Geannette Williams
gnetwms@verizon.net

We unite home school families in our church community to enhance their learning experience with group classes, activities, fellowship, and service projects. We meet six weeks in the spring and six weeks in the fall.

Western Branch/Churchland Area Homeschoolers

Joy Guadano

This Facebook group is for homeschoolers in the Western Branch, Churchland, Northern Suffolk, Portsmouth, Northern Chesapeake areas of Hampton Roads. Anyone in the area is welcome to join us, but most activities will probably be in this area. We are an all inclusive group. It is a place of friendship and respect where we can discuss our adventures in the lifestyle of homeschooling. We 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.

Westminster Academy

Henrico
Mary Ann Easterling
maryann.easterling@westminsteracad.org

We offer classes for students in grades 3 to 12 who are registered homeschoolers. We partner with Christian parents to disciple their student in Christ while teaching them core and elective subjects from a Biblical worldview.

WHEEL Co-op

Waynesboro
Amy Dyson
wheelcoop@gmail.com
540-487-2263

WHEEL is a Christian based, parent run homeschool co-op that meets once a week. At least one parent in each family teaches a class. Children in grades pre-K to 12th grade are welcome.

Williamsburg Classical Academy

Catryna Jackson
info@williamsburgclassicalacademy.org

We are an inclusive, homeschool, academic community that offers online, hybrid, and in-person classes, as well as social activities for homeschool families. Two locations, Williamsburg and Newport News.

Winchester Area Homeschoolers Association

Cross Junction
Leslie Spencer
waharesource@gmail.com
540-692-9373

WAHA is dedicated to helping families connect to the homeschool community in the northern Shenandoah Valley. We welcome new and long-time residents of the valley who are looking for local homeschool options that fit the unique needs of their families. Our goal is to facilitate both finding your tribe and connecting with the larger homeschooling community and to develop a directory of homeschool offerings and groups. Ultimately, we would love to host or spread the word for larger events such as bees, fairs, dances, and any other awesomeness you create. All area leaders and families are welcome. This group is not affiliated with any one religion but welcomes all, and will do our best to help you connect to where you feel most at home.

Winchester MNO (Moms’ Night Out)

Vicki Bentley
540-678-8939

Winchester Moms Night Out is a closed Facebook group that also meets in person and is open for new participants from Winchester, Front Royal, Berryville, and surrounding areas for homeschool support. (Formerly for members of Shenandoah Christian Home Educators). Members should be currently homeschooling, veterans of homeschooling, or planning to homeschool (parents of preschoolers). We meet the third Thursday of each month for Moms Night Out.

Wythe County Homeschooling Network

Wytheville
Shelly Smith
wythecountyhsn@yahoo.com
276-284-1078

Young Musicians of Virginia

Virginia Beach
Alllison Siff
office@ymv.org
757-420-1961

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.