Local & State Groups
Support groups offer a way for those interested in homeschooling or new to home education to get information and support. They also offer opportunities for social activities, group learning, and networking. Find a support group near you in Florida.
Resources
Not Back to School Camp

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

Local & State Support Groups
Christian Educators Of Osceola (CEO)
This support group consists of home educating parents joining together for the common purpose of sharing their talents, resources and time in order to enhance and enrich the educational experiences of their children. The support group (CEO) also provides a source of advice and encouragement for the parent-teacher.
M.O.M's Homeschool Group
This Christian homeschool group offers support and activities for homeschooling families in the Gadsden County area. Benefits of membership include monthly newsletters, support meetings, field trips, park days, clubs, and information on legal issues and testing, portfolios, and testing.
Orlando Home Educators (OHE)
Orlando Home Educators is a vibrant co-op group for homeschool families to meet and plan group activities. This is a secular home school group serving families in central Florida (within easy driving distance of Orlando).
Calvary Chapel Merritt Island Homeschooling Fellowship
The Homeschool Fellowship began as a ministry of Calvary Chapel Merritt Island in July, 1997. Since its inception, CCHSF has continued to provide both spiritual and practical support to homeschooling families. In years past, members have come together to form a Sports Program, Drama Club, Chess Club, Classical Education Group, Cooperative Learning courses, Bible Club, Science Club and a Tech Club.
Homeschool Cooperative Educating in Central Florida (HCECF)
Homeschool Cooperative Educating in Central Florida, HCECF, is an inclusive and eclectic group of home-educating families in the greater Orlando area (Orange, Seminole, and Lake Counties) working together since 2001 for weekly co-ops, science and history classes, book clubs, fun educational fieldtrips, homeschool faires, BRICKschoolers LEGO® and robotics programs, STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) - IT (internet technology) related programs, SECME teams, Science Olympiad team, Odyssey of the Mind team, PE and sports days including Presidential Fitness Testing, annual drum building campouts and H.E.A.R.T.S. homeschool community service volunteers program including administration of Volunteer Service Awards and many more educational and social opportunities.
Sacred Heart of Jesus Home Educators
Sacred Heart of Jesus Home Educators offers encouragement to each other, both spiritually and academically, through various gatherings designed to strengthen each family's commitment to authentic Catholic home education. This group serves families in the central Florida area.
Pinelands’ Enrichment Program
Pinelands’ Enrichment Program is a ministry of Pinelands Presbyterian Church. This academic homeschooling co-op provides, within a Christian atmosphere, opportunities that homeschoolers would not ordinarily have, by pooling together the resources and talents of parents, churches and community.
Bridges Secular Homeschoolers
This is a group of liberal, spiritually eclectic, open-minded, earth friendly, diverse group of people intentionally raising (or trying to raise) self-aware, self guided, earth-friendly, responsible free spirits.
Celebration Christian Homeschool Group
Celebration Christian Homeschool Group is a family based organization created for the express purpose of supporting home school families in Celebration, Florida and surrounding communities. The group provides a means of communication between home school families and the sharing of information pertaining to home schooling, your rights as a homeschooler, school registration issues, field trips, etc.
Charlotte Harbor Organization of Independent Child Educators (CHOICE)
A home school support group serving Charlotte, Desoto, and Sarasota Counties.
Homeschoolers Offering Mothers Encouragement (HOME)
Homeschoolers Offering Mom's Encouragement (H.O.M.E.) was started in North Port, FL with the intent of parents encouraging each other with words and resources.
Southwest Florida Homeschooling Families
This group is a volunteer-based homeschooling support group serving the area of Southwest Florida, including Collier and Lee Counties.
SHARE - Support Homeschool Activities Reaching Everyone
This support group serves Bradenton and all of Manatee and Sarasota Counties.
Willow Creek Home Educators
WCHE is a ministry of Willow Creek Church, PCA, operating as a home school support group. They have many activities planned throughout the year, including field trips, events and clubs for all ages, as well as two 8-week co-op class sessions (fall and spring).
Trinity Homeschooling Association
Trinity Homeschooling Association is a group of Christian homeschooling families in northeast Florida. We live in Keystone Heights, Grandin, Starke, Melrose, Interlachen, Hampton and Hawthorne which are located in Clay, Alachua, Bradford and Putnam counties. Each year moms meet in early August to decide what activities will best meet the needs of the families in the group for the upcoming school year. Activities are based on the ages, numbers, and interests of the children as well as the talents and connections of the parents. Therefore, the group changes from year to year, growing with the students.
Brandon Homeschool Cooperative (BHC)
Brandon Homeschool Cooperative (BHC) is a fully inclusive group of families that shares resources, ideas, and support for all methods of homeschooling. There are regular activities for children in a wide variety of ages, including park days, field trips, and subject sessions. Parents also enjoy the monthly Parent's Night Out, as well as sessions that provide information and support for homeschooling. Other activities and benefits include Scholastic book ordering, FPEA and SHEAF membership at the discounted group rate, free membership with LIFE of Florida, and special events.
F.A.I.T.H. Homeschool Group
F.A.I.T.H. (Family Academics In The Home) serves as a support group throughout East Volusia County. Members homeschool under the homeschool law or enroll with private schools affiliated with home education. They offer special activities for children in grades K-12, including field trips, science/art/history/social study fairs, opportunities for testing and evaluation, and support for parents of special-needs children. They also encourage, support, and keep members informed on issues pertaining to home education.
Christian Family Educators of Orlando (CFEO)
This is a Christian support group offering park days, field trips, mom's support nights, and much more.
South Orlando Homeschoolers
The South Orlando Homeschool Christian group is a group that offers functions in the South Orlando and Kissimee area. They have kids ranging from ages 1-15. They offer classes, field trips, clubs,testing resources and homeschool guidance.
Florida Parent-Educators Association (FPEA)
The Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) exists solely to serve homeschooling families in Florida. The FPEA executes that mission through support for the legal right to homeschool, local school board education and interaction, support group networking, a state convention, local conferences and events, informative communications, and most importantly, by giving individual encouragement, all in accordance with Judeo-Christian principles.
Christian Home Educators Association of Collier County (CHEACC)
The purpose of CHEACC is to provide information, support and encouragement to local Christian homeschool families.
Home Educators Lending Parents Support (HELPS)
Home Educators Lending Parents Support (HELPS) is an inclusive home school support group serving Broward and surrounding counties. They offer field trips, events and focus groups.
Home Schoolers on the Ridge
Home Schoolers on the Ridge is a group of families who started meeting in 1986. They are a Christian based, but not Christian exclusive, organization. Membership is open to any home schooling family regardless of race, creed, religion, or national origin. They provide moral support and encouragement to homeschooling parents, social and educational opportunitites, field trips, and other special activities.
Life Learners
Life Learners is a secular homeschool group servicing Highlands and Hardee Counties of Florida. They are relaxed homeschoolers interested in learning through living rather than testing, grades and forced learning. Membership benefits include gatherings, field trips, play days, homeschool discussion and group membership with the Secular Home Educators Association of Florida.
Society of Parents Lending All-inclusive Support for Homeschoolers (SPLASH)
The Society of Parents Lending All-inclusive Support for Homeschoolers in Florida (SPLASH) is a society of homeschooling parents endeavoring to promote home education in the community.
North PEC Support Group
Members mainly reside in the North Palm Beach area all the way up to Jupiter/Tequesta. The group offers support and activities, including park days and field trips.
Fellowship of Christian Teaching Homes (FCTH)
This Christian support group provides support, education and fellowship to Christian homeschool families in the Panama City, Florida area.
League of Observant Jewish Homeschoolers (LOJH)
LOJH is a not-for-profit league of families designed to satisfy the growing demand for Orthodox Jewish homeschooling. LOJH is looking to team up with observant, Jewish families that are committed to homeschooling their children.
Oasis Homeschool Co-op
Oasis Homeschool Co-op is a ministry of Oasis Christian Academy. They provide a Christ centered cooperative learning and social experience by combining adult gifts and talents to meet the needs of older homeschooled students and an opportunity of growth and service to all who participate.
Home Education Resources and Information (H.E.R.I.)
H.E.R.I. is a volunteer organization, of almost 800 families serving homeschoolers in the northeast Florida region. Essentially, they are a support group of other smaller support groups, home-based private schools and individuals, and as such offer unlimited opportunities for serving and encouraging one another. Home Educational Resources and Information, better known as HERI was established in 1985 to provide support and communication between homeschoolers.
Central Palm Beach PEC Homeschool Support Group
This group offers support, park days, and other events for home educating families in Central Palm Beach, Florida.
Chipola Home Educators
The purpose of Chipola Home Educators is to enrich the educational and social elements of each homeschooling family. They provide field trips, group activities, and park day gatherings so that children can learn and play together. They also support adult family members. Moms' meetings provide an opportunity to give and receive encouragement, as well as exchange ideas and resources. Many of the members are Christians, but a statement of faith is not required to join Chipola Home Educators.
Four Corners Homeschool Network
Four Corners Homeschool Network is a group of Florida parent-teachers, in the Polk, Osceola, Orange and Lake county areas. They offer social activities, including field trips, classes, extracurricular activities, and participation in sports organizations.
Cornerstone Christian Home Educators
This homeschool group offers newsletters, holiday programs, social opportunities, classes, field trips, graduation, monthly support meetings for parents, and a lending library.
Homeschoolers of Miami Enrichment (HOME)
Homeschoolers of Miami Enrichment (H.O.M.E.) is a South Florida, non-profit, volunteer-based corporation, that provides a forum for conducting enrichment classes for all families that home educate their children, regardless of their race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, or educational handicap, in a family-oriented setting.
Sarasota Area Homeschoolers
Sarasota Area Homeschoolers is an all inclusive group of homeschoolers in the Sarasota, Florida area. They have families from Port Charlotte to Bradenton. The purpose of the group is to grow and learn together regardless of race, religious affiliation, lifestyle or teaching method. They offer co-ops, field trips, parties, support meetings, mom’s night out and much more.
Titus 2 Homeschoolers
This Christian homeschool support group offers homeschooling events, ideas, information, and fellowship.
Parents' Association for Teaching at Home (PATH)
The Parents' Association for Teaching at Home is a support group for families who have decided to educate their children at home in south Miami-Dade County, Florida. The main functions of P.A.T.H. are the promotion of homeschooling and the support of our member families in matters related to homeschooling. All homeschoolers in Miami-Dade County are welcome to join PATH, regardless of creed, curriculum, or grade level.
Pinellas Parents Educator's Association
This support group of approximately 300 homeschooling families. They offer a newsletter, field trips, a homeschool lending library, a science fair, used curriculum sale, and a graduation ceremony, along with monthly homeschool support group meetings and county wide orientation meetings for new homeschoolers.
Clay County Homeschoolers
Clay Homeschoolers is a Christian support group providing support and encouragement for home school parents, as well as, park days, field trips, and other activities for their children.
Mandarin Christian Homeschoolers
Mandarin Christian Homeschoolers exists to provide fellowship to families both within and outside of the church community who have chosen to educate their children at home. They accomplish this through park days, field trips, social events, and service projects. MCH also sponsors a Friday co-op of parent-led classes with a separate and limited membership.
Broward Christian Homeschoolers (BCH)
The Broward Christian Homeschoolers, Inc. (BCH), which is located in Hollywood, FL, supports Palm Beach, Broward and Dade county homeschooling families and those interested in home education through encouragement and love.
Families Instructing Students at Home (FISH)
The purpose of this homeshool fellowship is to provide support, information and encouragement to homeschooling families.
The Homeschooler's Friend (THF)
The Homeschooler's Friend (THF) is a homeschool support organization open to all homeschoolers in Bay County, FL and the surrounding areas. THF offers the unique opportunity of belonging to a group where each member shares benefits including monthly newsletters, support meetings, field trips, park days, classes, and more.
Nature Coast LIFE
Nature Coast LIFE is an inclusive homeschooling group for Hernando, Pasco, and Citrus County, Florida (Nature Coast).
St. Pete Co-operative Homeschoolers
The St. Pete Co-operative Homeschoolers are a secular, open-minded community of homeschooling families in the Tampa Bay area.
Pompano Christian Homeschoolers
Pompano Christian Homeschoolers is a Christian homeschool support group that strives to minister to one another in support, encouragement and fellowship. PCH is a group of about 50 families who homeschool our children in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. They offer monthly meetings and co-op classes. Events are offered at varous times for such things as Spelling Bee, Geography Bee, Science Fair, Historical Character Day, International Day, Curriculum Sales, Graduation/Promotion Night, Mom's Christmas Party, etc.
Lighthouse Homeschoolers, Inc.
Lighthouse Homeschoolers, Inc. is a Florida Not-for-Profit Corporation based in Lakeland, Florida. It operates as a cooperative group of homeschooling parents and children and provides support to interested homeschoolers throughout Polk County. They are Christian-based but not Christian-exclusive. Their purpose is to encourage family members in their homeschooling efforts by providing information, socialization, fellowship, and support.
First Coast Christian Homeschoolers (FCCH)
First Coast Christian Homeschoolers is a homeschool support group, organized to promote the ideals of home education. They offer monthly parent support meetings, children's outings and field trips, and other activities.
Flagler County Homeschoolers
Flagler County Homeschoolers is a relaxed semi-structured group dedicated first and foremost to quality education for children in a family environment. They provide a platform where families choosing to homeschool can find guidance, information, and organizational help in their journey.
Sonshine Christian Academy
Sonshine Christian Academy is a parent run group of homeschooling families in Martin and St. Lucie counties in Florida. They offer families a variety of opportunities for community and fellowship to enhance the education of both parents and children. This support organization offers support and assistance to parents educating their children at home, along with other activities for thi children.
Secular Home Educators Association of Florida (SHEAF)
Secular Home Educators Association of Florida is organized to provide support for secular homeschool families in Florida.
Encouragers Homeschool Group
Encouragers Homeschool Group supports home educating families by offering a co-op program, clubs, park days, special events, field trips, and more.
THINK Tampa Homeschoolers Instructing & Nurturing Kids
THINK is a co-op for homeschool families. It is an inclusive group, which means that they are open to all homeschooling families. They provide group fun and learning opportunities for homeschool students and families.
Classical Conversations
Classical Conversations was founded in 1997 by Leigh Bortins to provide Academic Programs and Services for home school families everywhere. Since then, it has grown from Leigh’s living room and a handful of students to hundreds of students and teams of home school parents across the US. Their once-a-week, supplemental, academic programs provide a committed Christian community and structure and support, along with great fellowship for the students and parents. They offer Foundations (K4-6th), Essentials (3rd-6th), and Challenge for (7th-12).
Valdosta Area Homeschooling Association (VAHA)
The Valdosta Area Homeschooling Association (VAHA) is a Christian support group for homeschooling families and those interested in home education in the South Georgia/North Florida area.
Citrus Christian Home Educators Association (CCHEA)
Citrus Christian Home Educators Association is a homeschool support group located in Citrus County, Florida. This association was formed several years ago (1993) by a handful of Christian home school families. They shared a common dream of establishing a support group for Christian home schooling families in Citrus County.
Georgia Homeschool Network

This Facebook group offers a place where homeschool families can come together and stay up-to-day on what's going on in the homeschool world in Georgia. 

JMJ Catholic Home School Support Group
This is a Roman Catholic home schooling community, faithful to the Magisterium of the Church, offering social opportunities for families in the Tampa area. The flexible approach fosters friendship, fellowship, and support, while helping members grow in the Catholic faith, following the model of the Holy Family. Current enrichment opportunities include art, science, literature, creative writing, Spanish, sports classes/clubs and various field trips for Preschool through high school. Current faith enrichment opportunities include First Friday Mass and children’s Eucharistic Adoration followed by faith-based games, crafts and other activities, and Spanish Fun. Currently, support is offered through monthly Moms' meetings, email, prayer and curriculum sharing.
Volusia/Seminole Homeschoolers
This is a secular homeschool group for those living in the West Volusia/Seminole area. Volusia Homeschoolers will provide park days, field trips, classes and activities. Since this is a homeschool group you must have at least one child in K-12th grade.
LIFE of Tampa
LIFE of Tampa is a collaborative, alternative learning group that believes Learning Is For Everyone, and should be a rich and satisfying experience that creates a never-ending desire to learn more.
Homeschool Cooperative Educating in Central Florida (HCECF)
Homeschool Cooperative Educating in Central Florida, HCECF, is an inclusive and eclectic group of home-educating families in the greater Orlando area (basically Orange County, Seminole County and Lake County) working together since 2001 for weekly co-ops, science and history classes, book clubs, fun educational fieldtrips, homeschool fairs, BRICKschoolers LEGO® and robotics programs, STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) - IT (internet technology) related programs, SECME teams, Science Olympiad team, Odyssey of the Mind team, PE and sports days including Presidential Fitness Testing, annual drum building campouts and H.E.A.R.T.S. homeschool community service volunteers program including administration of Volunteer Service Awards and many more educational and social opportunities.
Pasco Christian Homeschool Association
Pasco Christian Homeschool Association is a nondenominational Christian support group for homeschooling families in the area. They join together for educational support, spiritual support and fellowship. They have informational monthly meetings, with yearly, monthly and weekly activities to choose from.
Christian Home Educators of South Tampa (CHEST)
Christian Home Educators of South Tampa (CHEST) serves home educating families in the South Tampa area.
Brevard HEAT (Home Educators Activities Teams)
Brevard HEAT (Home Educators Activities Teams) is designed to assist homeschool parents in Brevard County who desire their children to participate in extra-curricular activities with quality instruction in a moral environment. They are a member of Florida High School Activities Association and offer various Varsity and Jr. High sports to homeschool students. This allows homeschooled students to compete on a team of their own. They offer programs in cross country, volleyball, gold, basketball, soccer, track and field, and tennis.
Learning & Families
Learning & Families is a Christian homeschool support group serving families in and around Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida. Our desire is to provide educational opportunities for both the homeschool parent and for our children and to also provide a community of support and encouragement.
River City Homeschool Adventures
RCHA is different from other area groups, intentionally. They endeavor to provide a Christ centered, balanced, and varied curriculum to the families who join their community. They are founded on the philosophy of British educator Charlotte Mason, whose model reflects the idea that children are individuals - persons who respond in unique ways to living ideas.
Osceola Homeschoolers 4-H Club
This homeschool support group offers meetings that involve crafts, games, and fun as part of the 4-H community.
East Orlando Mommies Group
The place to find fun and educational activities for you and your little kids in the East Orlando area: UCF, Waterford Lakes, Avalon, Wedgefeild, Union Park, Bonneville, Bithlo, Christmas, Oviedo, Chuluota, etc. Check the calendar for fun things to do. Discuss an assortment of parenting topics. Meet up with other parents of young children from this area and hopefully have fun and make new friends along your parenting journey.
Christian Homeschool Support of the Western Communities
Christian Homeschool Support of the Western communities has been established to provide support, encouragement, social opportunities, and information related to home education for its members.
Broward Homeschool Parent Support Group
This homeschool group offers monthly meetings, homeschool speakers, teen activities, newsletter, field trips, socialization opportunities, park groups, high school prom, graduation, new homeschoolers meeting, testing, used curriculum sale, and much more.
Christian Homescholers in Pasco (CHIP) Homeschool Support Group
The CHIP support group is the oldest homeschool group in Pasco county. They offer one or two field trips a month, a park day the first Friday of each month (Sept. thru May), and a Christian homeschool skating party jointly with another homeschooling group on about the third Friday of each month.
Home Educators Applying Righteous Teaching Standards (HEARTS)
HEARTS is a Christ centered organization formed to bring homeschooling families together in order to support, educate and encourage them in their efforts to educate their children at home. To achieve these goals, the group meets monthly to pray for and encourage one another, share methods, curriculum, ideas, and to plan group events, field trips and classes.
Christ's Church Homeschoolers
Christ’s Church Homeschoolers is a faith-based group of homeschool families in Jacksonville, Florida. The group meets weekly from September through April and offers extra-curricular classes such as art, P.E., science, and many others for a total of twelve class days in both the fall and spring semesters. Many of these classes are taught co-op style by parents in the group, and parental involvement is a requirement of group membership. Occasional field trips, parties, and weekly park days are some of the other activities that group members enjoy. Quarterly service projects seek to involve families in reaching out to the needy in our community, with a favorite being an annual garage sale for charity. They also sponsor Mom’s Night Out events and bible studies to encourage spiritual growth and friendship development.
Parent's ETC
Parents ETC (Parents Educating on the Treasure Coast) is a non-partisan, non-sectarian, volunteer-led support group providing resources for educational activities, communication, encouragement, fellowship, and information to homeschool families and to establish a support network for Home Education Leaders of the Treasure Coast.
Haven Homeschoolers, Inc.
Haven Homeschoolers operates as a cooperative group of homeschooling parents and children. They are Christian-based, but not Christian-exclusive. Their purpose is to encourage family members in their homeschooling efforts by providing information, socialization, fellowship and support.
Brandon HomeSchool Fellowship
Brandon Homeschool Fellowship is a Christian homeschool support group serving Hillsborough and Polk counties. They offer various learning and social opportunities for home educated children and their families.
FL Scholars Homeschool Group
FL SCHOLARS (Students Choosing Homeschool Opportunities for Learning and Resources) Homeschool Group, Inc. is an educational co-op meeting in the Mandarin area of Jacksonville, FL on Monday mornings September through April, for a total of 24 classes each year. Classes range from preschool activities on up through high school level computer programming, and everything in between. There is a mix of free classes taught by parents, and pay classes offered through outside instructors. Parental involvement is a requirement of group membership. Additionally, they offer field trips, parties, park days and Mom’s Night Out events. They offer special expertise and a desire to serve gifted children, from those moderately gifted to those profoundly gifted.
Calvary Chapel Homeschool Ministry
The Calvary Chapel HomeSchool Ministry started with just a few parents who had been homeschooling their children and wanted to gather together for emotional and informational support. They decided to group together and organize activities that would help provide support to one another. Since then, the Ministry has grown with more and more activities coordinated to bring together homeschooling parents and children to provide fellowship opportunities through scheduled classes, meetings, and other special events such as family pool parties, career day, play groups, and organized field trips.
Crusaders Christian Homeschool Group of Kissimmee
This group was established to provide a place where homeschool children could participate in gym activities, field trips, art programs, holiday parties, and playground time. Parents can receive homeschool support regarding curriculum through other homeschool parents or participate in activities, such as co-ops.
Indian River Home School Association
The Indian River Home School Association serves home educating families in Indian River, St. Lucie, and Brevard counties.
Praise Homeschoolers
Praise Homeschoolers is a Christian based homeschool support group. Their purpose is to pray, rejoice, advise, inform, share and educate. They offer monthly meetings and a co-op.
CHoSEN (Calvary HOmeSchool Educational Network)
CHoSEN (Calvary HOmeSchool Educational Network) is a network composed of moms and educators who have a desire to reach out to the homeschooling community using their gifts and talents to help educate and encourage their students to be lifetime learners.
South County Home Schoolers (SCHS)
South County Home Schoolers exists to provide networking and support to homeschooling families regardless of race, religion, or teaching style. They provide networking and support through monthly meetings, park days, field trips, legislative updates, clubs and activities, and more. SCHS is a founding affiliate of the Florida Inclusive Home Education Network (FIHEN) and a member of the Home Educator's Association of Palm Beach County.
LIFE of Central Florida
LIFE of Central Florida (Orlando area) is an intentional community of homeschooling families. Their objective is to provide opportunities for members to network with like-minded families to create both large and small-group activities. The membership gathers together for cooperative and social reasons and welcomes families of all backgrounds. The group offers a variety of membership get-togethers, cooperatives, clubs, interest groups, demonstrations, camp outs, potlucks, workshops, planned tours, performances, and community service.
Homeschooling in Weston
This is a nonreligious community of naturally-minded families who are actively homeschooling young children in and around Weston.
Evolved Homeschooling
Evolved Homeschooling is a non-religious homeschool group designed for the freethinking family, serving Polk County, Florida and other closely surrounding areas. They offer several monthly field trips and play dates, parents' nights out, bi-weekly recess, monthly show and tell and much more.
P.A.C.E. Homeschool
P.A.C.E. is a non legalistic Christian support group serving the Volusia and Seminole County area. They offer personal curriculum counseling, FPEA membership, field trips, book club, holiday events, moms nights, co-op, park days, book it, and just plain fun.
Vine Ripe Kids
Vine Ripe Kids is a homeschooling group providing local support to families in East Orlando and surrounding areas, seeking to glorify our Lord by utilizing God given talents, offering faith based encouragement, support in marriage and parenting, educational training for parents teaching at home, a variety of hands-on opportunities for service within our group and community, and many family and student opportunities to enhance the education process, including, but not limited to, field trips, cultural events, and educational: clubs, classes, group wide and community events.
The Vine Homeschooling Co-op
This is a group of Christian homeschooling families that use each other's talents and gifts to teach each other's children.
Boca Home Schoolers
Boca Home Schoolers, Inc. is a home education support group with a special interest in upholding Christian beliefs. Anyone interested in home schooling is invited to join.
NearHim Home Educators
NearHim Home Educators is a Christian homeschool support group which exists to support and encourage families whom God has called to the task of teaching their children at home. They offer activities, special events, fairs, co-op classes for Kindergarten through high school, field trips, and more.
Florida Inclusive Home Education Network (FIHEN)
The Florida Inclusive Home Education Network (FIHEN) exists to facilitate and encourage networking and resource sharing among homeschooling support groups that actively embrace the FIHEN philosophy and mission.
The Examined Life
The Examined Life is a secular homeschool enrichment group that provides support, enrichment and social activities for homeschooling families in Miami, Florida.
Home Circle of Hernando
Home Circle of Hernando provides support and social opportunities for homeschooling families in Hernando County.
H.I.S. Kids of Brevard
H.I.S. Kids of Brevard, Inc (HKBI) offers Christian Home Educators support and encouragement through our numerous programs, opportunities and special events.
Leaders in Godly Home Training (LIGHT)
This is a homeschool group, fondly known by the acronym LIGHT, providing Christ-centered support for home educators, regardless of their race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, or handicap. They are based in south Miami-Dade County and provide a variety of benefits to members including: weekly park days, teen events, moms' nights out, homeschooling seminars, field trips, tween events, science and geography fairs, and more.
Family Treasures
Family Treasures is a Christian homeschool support group and academic co-op working together to create Christ-centered opportunities for long-term fellowship and learning. Family Treasures Homeschoolers currently has members from the Lehigh Acres, Buckingham, Alva, Cape Coral, Gateway, and the Fort Myers areas. Family Treasures consists of two parts--the homeschool support group and an educational co-op. FT co-op meets in Lehigh Acres for three class hours and another hour of optional recreation. The co-op meets on Friday mornings with the last Friday of the month as a park or field trip day.
The Homeschool Link
The Homeschool Link is a relaxed, member-led support group in Brevard County, Florida. Academic and social activities are dependent upon the individual energies and interests of its members.
HCECF-H.E.A.R.T.S.
HCECF-H.E.A.R.T.S. the Central Florida chapter of H.E.A.R.T.S. is uniting alllocal home educator volunteers for the good of our community. Originated in New Jersey by homeschooling activist, Michele Pulis, H.E.A.R.T.S. encourages homeschooling families to get involved and to help make a difference. H.E.A.R.T.S.' purpose is to unite a very diverse group of homeschoolers in community service projects and also to generate increased public awareness, understanding and acceptance of homeschoolers and homeschooling as a single focus - unrelated to any other issues.
Christian Home Educators Fellowship (CHEF) of South Lake County
Christian Home Educators Fellowship (CHEF) is a home school group ministry of Open Door Baptist Church, just north of Clermont, Florida. They have field trips, competitions, educational classes and opportunities for fellowship with fellow home school families.
Gulfcoast Homeschool Association (GCHSA)
Gulfcoast Homeschool Association (GCHSA) is a non-denominational support group in SW Florida for all families who choose homeschooling. They welcome others regardless of individual differences. They provide their children with a variety of fun and exciting learning experiences.
Christian Home Educators of Plant City (CHEPC)
Christian Home Educators of Plant City (CHEPC) is a cooperative organization consisting of home educating families throughout Hillsborough County and surrounding areas The main functions of CHEPC are the promotion of homeschooling and the support of our member families in matters related to homeschooling.
Grace Home Schoolers
Grace Home Schoolers, Inc. (GHS, Inc.) is a support group comprised mostly of Christian families in the Central Florida area who are educating their children at home. They offer various activities for students K5-12th grade. Some of the regular activities each year include weekly enrichment classes for elementary, middle, and high school students, educational fairs, Math Count Team, Presidential Physical Fitness participation, field trips, a published yearbook, a fine arts night, and a graduation ceremony.
West Orange Home Educators Association
This Christian homeschool group serves families in the West Orlando area.
Arlington Explorers (AE)
The Arlington Explorers (AE) is an eclectic homeschool support group serving Arlington and surrounding areas that meets for weekly park dates, monthly field trips, and quarterly service projects.
Parents Educating Children (PEC) Boynton Beach/Delray Beach Support Group
This support group offers park days, support, educational field trips, co-ops, nights out for mom, craft days, service projects and more.
Parents Educating Children (PEC)
Parents Educating Children (PEC) was created out of a need for homeschooling parents to come together to offer each other support and to share information on different aspects of home education. The purpose of PEC is to support and encourage its member families who are engaged in a home education program, as well as those considering home schooling as an academic option.
Weston Homeschoolers
Weston Homeschoolers is an open and tolerant group of homeschoolers and unschoolers of all ages and educational philosophies.
Early Years Homeschooling Club of Palm Beach County
This email group is for members of Early Years Homeschooling Club of Palm Beach County, Florida. The club is specially geared toward the needs of exclusively homeschooled children ages 3 to 7 and their siblings. All like-minded families sharing natural family living philosophies are welcome.
West Florida Home Education Support League (WFHESL)
WFHESL serves home educating families in the Northwest corner of Florida, including Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. They feature monthly Member Meetings in the Pensacola area, as well as smaller Cell Group Meetings and activities throughout the two counties. WFHESL members help organize a wide variety of activities and events that are announced to members in the monthly newlsetter. WFHESL is a Christ-centered, family oriented, volunteer organization established by homeschooling fathers and mothers desiring to help, support, and encourage homeschoolers in Northwest Florida, according to Biblical principles.
Gulf Coast Christian Home Educators Association (GCCHEA)
Gulf Coast Christian Home Educators Association (GCCHEA) is a local homeschooler’s support group. It is run by volunteers and has cell groups of families grouped together either by location or by similar interests. GCCHEA hosts many and varied activities throughout the year for its members. Some of the activities in the past include Science Fairs, Art Fairs, Safety Day, Spelling Bees, Civil War Days, park days, Pilgrims’ Feast and Festival, Christmas Caroling and crafts, plus many others. There are also many exciting field trips both in and out-of-town. This is a large group of over 150 families from areas including Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties, as well as military families living on the local military bases of Eglin, Hulbert, and Duke Field.
Christian Home Educated Children (CHEC)
CHEC serves as a support group throughout Volusia County. Members homeschool under the home school Law or enroll with private schools affiliated with home education. They offer special activities for children in grades K-12. Some of the activities include high school labs and classes, activity afternoons, field trips, science/art/history fairs, opportunities for testing and evaluation, and support for parents of special needs children.
Home Education After Righteous Teaching (HEART)
This homeschool support group offers annual standardized testing, co-op, blubs, activities, Mom's Night Out, school pictures, awards and graduation program, a science fair, and much more.
Heart and Home Homeschoolers
Heart and Home Homeschoolers is a Christian-based, cooperative group of homeschooling families in Lee County, Florida. They welcome homeschool families of all faiths and educational philosophies. Their purposes are to support homeschooling parents, to share homeschooling resources and ideas, and to encourage families in the planning of social and educational activities for their children. They also provide a network for keeping homeschoolers aware of political issues affecting the rights of homeschoolers.
North Brevard Home School Association
NBHSA is a Christ-centered, interdenominational, non-profit, support group of homeschooling families, led by a large group of volunteers. The volunteers come from within our group of the approximately 107 families, and including the kids, 441 people. NBHSA exists to provide educational and recreational activities for the academic and social development of our member homeschooling families and to provide support and encouragement to homeschooling parents.
Parents Association for Christian Enrichment (PACE)
Parents Association for Christian Enrichment (P.A.C.E.) of Miami is a South Florida, non-profit, volunteer-based corporation, that provides general homeschooling support, as well as a forum for conducting enrichment classes from a Christian worldview for all families that home educate their children, regardless of their race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, or educational handicap.
Home's Cool Co-op
Home's Cool Co-op is a small, family oriented, Christian co-op that offers low cost, quality classes for children in grades K-12.
Barefoot Homeschoolers
Barefoot Homeschoolers is a Christian homeschool support group serving families in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. They meet in the Doral area for fun, encouragement and edification.
Home Education Organization Providing Encouragement (HOPE)
Home Education Organization Providing Encouragement (HOPE) is a group of Christian home educating families in North Broward and South Palm Beach Counties that are seeking to support and encourage one another through their homeschooling years.
Community Christian Homeschoolers
Community Christian Homeschoolers is a Christian support group serving families in Alachua and surrounding counties offering fellowship, support, and encouragement for parents: park days, field trips and other activities for their children. CCH began in 1985 with just a handful of families and has now grown to over approximately 70-75 member families. The large group meets two times each year for re-registration and an Information Fair. This large group is broken down into sub-groups of 5-10 families each to enable parents and children to get acquainted more easily, go on field trips and participate in other academic activities.
Radical Unschoolers of Broward
Radical Unschoolers of Broward is a group of families who have applied the Unschooling philosophy to our whole lives. Anyone who lives in or around Broward County Florida and is interested in changing to a radical unschooling lifestyle is welcome.
Mid-Florida Homeschoolers
MFH is a support group for parents of homeschooled children in the Orlando-area. They offer weekly park dates, co-ops, field trips, and more. Most of the activities are targeted to children aged 4-13, but all are welcome.
Amy's Christian Home School Network
Amy's Christian Home School Network is a Christian based home school support group that serves the Orange and Osceola County areas. They are located close to Sea World where most of the activities take place. They provide an opportunity for kids to meet and socialize together in a clean and Christian environment. ACHSN offers monthly newsletters, park days and teen fellowship. They also get together for bowling, ice skating, and the occasional rock climbing.
Waldorf Weston
Waldorf Weston is a group for homeschoolers and families living in Weston, Florida or surrounding areas of South Florida. Welcome are those who are inspired by Waldorf living and education, natural living, delayed academics, rhythm in the home, and attachment parenting. They do not require members to be Waldorf purists and certainly welcome any members who wish to join us in discovering Waldorf at home, in parenting and schooling our children and its application in South Florida.
Fellowship of Christian Homeschoolers
Fellowship of Christian Homeschoolers is an inclusive Christian support group for homeschool families of all ages. They provide fellowship, support, and communications, as well as social, educational, and outreach opportunities.
Love2Learn Home Education
Love2Learn Home Education is a democratic, secular group of home schoolers in Seminole and eastern Orange counties. They offer co-ops, field trips, and holiday celebrations.
Tallahassee Evangelical Association of Christian Homeschoolers (TEACH)
Tallahassee Evangelical Association of Christian Homeschoolers (TEACH) offers support and information to home educators by providing resources on curriculum, state laws, and educational opportunities. They also offer networking opportunities for homeschooling parents and children.
Home Educators Family Network of Venice - "The Ungroup"
This group is a pooling of resources and information to help people find their way on their own homeschooling journey. The Ungroup does not endorse or promote any one particular methodology of learning or belief system. This group serves families in the Venice/Sarasota area of southwest Florida.
Brevard Homeschool
Brevard Homeschool, an active group of homeschooling parents in Brevard County, Florida, offers friendship; support and encouragement; field trips; and book club ordering.
Christian Home Educators Fellowship of Florida (CHEFF)
CHEFF was founded in 2003. Their goal is to encourage one another as they endeavor to educate their children for the Lord's glory. The group has many different families, some of whom are just beginning their homeschool journey and others who are 2nd generation homeschoolers. They also offer a weekly co-op.
Learning is For Everyone (LIFE)
LIFE, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit Florida corporation, supports educational choice and advocates a cooperative environment between public, private and home education.
Pasco Christian Homeschooling Association
This homeschool support group serves families in Pasco County. There are monthly parent meetings and activities for the kids.
LIFE of Osceola
LIFE of Osceola is a homeschool support group in the St.Cloud/Kissimmee area. They offer support and activities such as field trips and other group activities.
South Lake Home Educators
SLHE was formed in 1988 as a support group existing to encourage home educating families in the task of teaching their children at home. They are open to any home schooling family needing support, despite race, creed, or religion, though most of the members are Christians. SLHE offers numerous activities for grades Pre-K-12.
Home Educators' Network of Central Florida
Home Educators' Network of Central Florida is a homeschooling group in Central Florida (Orlando area). They provide mentors to new homeschoolers, hold classes and co-ops including art, book club, history, science and foreign language, and also meet for social interaction, playdates and fun.
Parkridge Baptist Homeschoolers Support Group
The Parkridge Baptist Homeschoolers Support Group is a ministry of Parkridge Baptist Church in NW Coral Springs. The group was formed to reach out to homeschooling families in their community and encourage them in their efforts to educate their children at home. Ongoing activities for the homeschool include field trips, nursing home visits, middle and high school activities, The President’s Fitness Challenge and much more. Annual events and programs may include, but are not limited to, Spelling and Geography Bees, International Day, Thanksgiving Feast, Christmas event, Art & Talent Show, Science Fair, Resurrection Celebration and Promotion/Graduation Night. Only members can attend and participate in the activities, events and programs offered.
College of Central Florida Learning Resource Center
The College of Central Florida Learning Resource Center Mission is to provide resources and services to meet the informational, learning, and developmental needs of Central Florida Community College students, faculty, and broader community. In the LRC, visitors will find resources such as books, computers, and online materials to help them complete assignments and to increase their knowledge. They will also find a warm, friendly staff willing to help them find materials and teach them to utilize the facility.
Riverbend Home Educators
This group is helps to equip home educators in the Calhoun & Liberty County areas through learning opportunities, encouragement, fellowship, and guidance. They offer field trips, monthly park day, Mom's support night, and quarterly parent planning sessions where all of the parents, Moms and Dads, are encouraged to attend.
Brevard Homeschool Support Group
This group is for homeschooling parents in Brevard County, Florida. Offers discussion & support, field trips, announcement of information/events of interest to homeschoolers, book clubs, and exchange of homeschooling material locally. Serves families in Melbourne Beach, Titusville, Cocoa, Palm Bay, Space Coast, Satellite Beach, Malabar, Port St. John, Merritt Island, and surrounding areas.
Homeschool Family Support Group SWFL
This homeschool group serves families in Lee County. They offer a 4-H club, academic fairs, a co-op, field trips, fun, and support.
Alternative Homeschool Educators
Alternative Homeschool Educators is an all inclusive homeschool group serving Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Alternative Homeschool Educators of South Florida is a group of homeschoolers who believe in respect for all people regardless of homeschooling styles, race, age or religion. They offer an online discussion list that includes discussion on all styles of teaching (life learning, unschooling, school at home, eclectic), useful links, homeschool support from experienced parents, park days, field trips, educational co-ops and much more.
Lake County Homeschool Cooperative
The focus of this group is to create a shared learning experience for grades pre-k through 3rd. LCHC operates primarily in south Lake County and offers a literature club, co-ops, field trips and other educational or social events. They welcome families from all walks of life regardless of political views,religious persuasion or beliefs.
Homeschooling in Central Florida
Homeschooling in Central Florida is a support group for parents in Central Florida who are interested in discussions about issues affecting homeschooling. This group is centered in the Orlando area and is open to those from the surrounding areas.
APPLE Homeschool Group
APPLE is an Adventist homeschool support group for families in the Central Florida area. On this site their homeschool activities, field trips, workshops, etc. are shared. Ideas, encouragement, and support are also passed along among members.
Hernando Homeschool Social
Hernando Homeschool Social is a free, laid-back, fun and all-inclusive group that is dedicated to providing social opportunities for homeschoolers and their families in Hernando County, Florida.
Lakeland Homeschool PE
Lakeland Homeschool PE is a support group providing fitness activities for homeschoolers.
Homeschoolers By The Sea
Homeschoolers by the Sea is a Christian-based homeschool co-op group serving the St. Augustine, Florida area. They offer a Christian atmosphere, co-op classes for children, educational field trips, parent support programs, an email loop, and Moms' nights out.
Palm Beach Homeschool Moms
Palm Beach Homeschool Moms is an active, inclusive and social support group for homeschooling mothers of school-age children. All members are encouraged to plan and participate in many fun and enriching activities including playdates, field trips, study sessions and more.
Awesome Acts Homeschool Fellowship
Awesome Acts Homeschool Fellowship (AAHF) is a Christian homeschool support group offering Christian homeschool fellowship, homeschool support, parent activities, weekly instructor led classes, field trips, and parties to homeschool families in the North Pinellas, South Pasco, and West Hillsborough areas.
Local & State Online Groups
Home Education Talk
This list is for home educators to exchange information pertaining to homeschooling and family life. Most information pertains to homeschooling in the SouthEast Florida area.
Cornerstone Christian Homeschoolers
This email group serves to facilitate communication between members of the Cornerstone Christian Homeschoolers Support Group in Southeast Orlando, Florida.
South Broward Homeschool Group
South Broward Homeschool Group supports all homeschool families without regard to teaching style, race, religion, or family orientation. Their goal is to provide a friendly, positive and open support group.
East Pasco Unschoolers Connection
The East Pasco Unschooling Family Connection is a support and activity group for unschoolers in the Dade City/Zephyrhills area.
Homeschool-Florida
Homeschool-Florida is an email list that discusses topics related to homeschooling in Florida.
College of Central Florida Learning Resource Center
The College of Central Florida Learning Resource Center Mission is to provide resources and services to meet the informational, learning, and developmental needs of Central Florida Community College students, faculty, and broader community. In the LRC, visitors will find resources such as books, computers, and online materials to help them complete assignments and to increase their knowledge. They will also find a warm, friendly staff willing to help them find materials and teach them to utilize the facility.
Florida Unschoolers Network
This discussion group is for the use of parents of students enrolled in Florida Unschoolers, the private school for homeschoolers.
Riverbend Home Educators
This group is helps to equip home educators in the Calhoun & Liberty County areas through learning opportunities, encouragement, fellowship, and guidance. They offer field trips, monthly park day, Mom's support night, and quarterly parent planning sessions where all of the parents, Moms and Dads, are encouraged to attend.
NOAH Discussion
This is an offshoot of the North Okaloosa Association of Homeschoolers announcement list and is an open forum discussion list to chat about local events, ideas, prayer requests, curriculum, and related topics.
Brevard Homeschool Support Group
This group is for homeschooling parents in Brevard County, Florida. Offers discussion & support, field trips, announcement of information/events of interest to homeschoolers, book clubs, and exchange of homeschooling material locally. Serves families in Melbourne Beach, Titusville, Cocoa, Palm Bay, Space Coast, Satellite Beach, Malabar, Port St. John, Merritt Island, and surrounding areas.
Homeschool Family Support Group SWFL
This homeschool group serves families in Lee County. They offer a 4-H club, academic fairs, a co-op, field trips, fun, and support.
Florida LIFE
Florida LIFE is the discussion list for the statewide support and networking group, LIFE of Florida, and affiliated state chapters. This list acts as a resource center and clearinghouse for home and alternative educators interested in enriching their learning environments and maximizing their learning opportunities, and as an advocacy center for Choice in Education.
Central Florida Homeschoolers
YahooGroup email list for homeschoolers in the Central Florida area.
Florida LDS Homeschoolers
This group is intended for the support and fellowship of LDS and other Christian families that homeschool in Florida. Although the group owners are LDS, the group is not open ONLY to LDS members and welcomes families of all faiths and beliefs.
Pensacola Unschoolers Email List
This is the email list for L.I.F.E. (Learning in Freedom Everyday), an alternative education support group in Pensacola, Fl, composed of radical unschoolers, some just leaning that way, and some of the school at home variety. This is an all inclusive, eclectic group aimed at supporting the unschooling family.
Alternative Homeschool Educators
Alternative Homeschool Educators is an all inclusive homeschool group serving Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Alternative Homeschool Educators of South Florida is a group of homeschoolers who believe in respect for all people regardless of homeschooling styles, race, age or religion. They offer an online discussion list that includes discussion on all styles of teaching (life learning, unschooling, school at home, eclectic), useful links, homeschool support from experienced parents, park days, field trips, educational co-ops and much more.
Florida History Homeschool
This is an email list for homeschoolers of grades preK through 12 that are interested in Florida history. Exchange ideas, links, field trip ideas, crafts, book ideas and anything pertaining to the rich and wonderful history of this beautiful state. Discussions include any subject and how it relates to Florida such as history, science, geography, field trips, unit studies, social studies, art etc.
Big Bend HomeSchoolers (BBHS)
Email support group for home educators in the Big Bend area of Florida.
Alliance of Bay County Homeschoolers (ABCH)
Alliance of Bay County Homeschoolers is an internet-based group created to forge an atmosphere of camaraderie among local homeschoolers. ABCH provides a forum for homeschoolers to connect with others, plan events and activities, and promote knowledge in its members.
Lake County Homeschool Cooperative
The focus of this group is to create a shared learning experience for grades pre-k through 3rd. LCHC operates primarily in south Lake County and offers a literature club, co-ops, field trips and other educational or social events. They welcome families from all walks of life regardless of political views,religious persuasion or beliefs.
Tampa Area Home Ed
A list for Christian home educators in the Tampa, FL area.
Unschooling in the Palm Beaches
This group is geared toward unschooling families in Palm Beach County, Florida. Sharing concerns, questions, frustrations, fears, tears, laughs and joys with each other and forming a group that can meet to socialize and empower one another is what this list is all about.
Charlotte Harbor Organization of Independent Child Education
Homeschool discussion for families in the Charlotte County, Florida area.
Homeschooling in Central Florida
Homeschooling in Central Florida is a support group for parents in Central Florida who are interested in discussions about issues affecting homeschooling. This group is centered in the Orlando area and is open to those from the surrounding areas.
Homeschool-TampaFl
This list is mainly for Christian homeschoolers living in Tampa, Florida, and the surrounding areas.
APPLE Homeschool Group
APPLE is an Adventist homeschool support group for families in the Central Florida area. On this site their homeschool activities, field trips, workshops, etc. are shared. Ideas, encouragement, and support are also passed along among members.
Jewish Homeschoolers of PBC
A free group for Jewish people in the Palm Beach County, Florida area (around West Palm Beach) who are homeschooling their children or interested in homeschooling them. This is a place for Jews (whether Conservative, Orthodox, Reform, Unaffiliated, etc.) to discuss curriculum options, holiday celebrations, homeschooling laws, daily homeschooling life, etc, and to compare notes on local events and attractions.
Hernando Homeschool Social
Hernando Homeschool Social is a free, laid-back, fun and all-inclusive group that is dedicated to providing social opportunities for homeschoolers and their families in Hernando County, Florida.
Lakeland Homeschool PE
Lakeland Homeschool PE is a support group providing fitness activities for homeschoolers.
Homeschoolers By The Sea
Homeschoolers by the Sea is a Christian-based homeschool co-op group serving the St. Augustine, Florida area. They offer a Christian atmosphere, co-op classes for children, educational field trips, parent support programs, an email loop, and Moms' nights out.
South Lake Home Educators
This is an email loop for members of South Lake Home Educators located in the Clermont/Groveland area to keep in touch, pass information and send newsletters.
Home Educators Network of Central Florida
Home Educators Network of Central Florida provides mentors to new homeschoolers, holds classes and co-ops including art, book club, history, science and foreign language. They also meet for social interaction, playdates and fun.
Home Educators of Hernando
Home Educators of Hernando is a support group for homeschooling families in Hernando County, Florida.
Brandon Homeschool Cooperative (BHC)
Brandon Homeschool Cooperative (BHC) is a fully inclusive group of families that shares resources, ideas, and support for all methods of homeschooling. There are currently over 50 member families. They have regular activities for children in a wide variety of ages, including park days, field trips, and subject sessions. Parents also enjoy the monthly Parent's Night Out, as well as sessions that provide information and support for homeschooling. Other activities and benefits include Scholastic book ordering, FPEA and SHEAF membership at the discounted group rate, free membership to LIFE of Florida, and special activities like Greek Olympic Day and cultural food sharing.
Palm Beach Homeschool Moms
Palm Beach Homeschool Moms is an active, inclusive and social support group for homeschooling mothers of school-age children. All members are encouraged to plan and participate in many fun and enriching activities including playdates, field trips, study sessions and more.
K12 Florida (K12FL)
This group is for folks in Florida currently using K12 or thinking about using K12, Dr. William Bennett's online curriculum. Discussions include homeschooling with K12, charter schooling with K12, and education/life with kids in general.
Homeschool Alt
This is a message list for members of Homeschool Alternatives, a Pinellas County, Florida homeschool support group.
Florida Home Education Law
The Florida Home Education Law list exists to network all homeschoolers interested in legislative issues in Florida regardless of any group affiliation. Those homeschooling via a private school or the home education statutes are welcome to discuss issues here.
Florida-homeschool
A Christian homeschooling list for Floridians, where parents can discuss exciting and unique ways to homeschool their kids.
Living Books
This is an open group sponsored and moderated by Lifetime Books and Gifts of Lake Wales, FL for members to discuss using living books and resources in homeschooling and other pertinent topics.
Awesome Acts Homeschool Fellowship
Awesome Acts Homeschool Fellowship (AAHF) is a Christian homeschool support group offering Christian homeschool fellowship, homeschool support, parent activities, weekly instructor led classes, field trips, and parties to homeschool families in the North Pinellas, South Pasco, and West Hillsborough areas.
Florida Unschooling
Florida Unschooling support group is intended for unschooling families in the state of Florida.
St Pete Co-Operative Homeschoolers
St Pete Co-Operative Homeschoolers is a secular community of home schooling families in the Tampa Bay Area.
Tampa Area Home Ed
An online community for home educators in the Tampa, FL area. The group facilitator is a 22-year homeschooling veteran still teaching her two youngest. Are you looking for an e-group of down-to-earth people with real-life needs, feelings, and questions? Whether you're on the mountain-top waving high test scores, or spending "recess" with your head in your hands, there are bound to be a few here who can relate. This list is also for sharing helpful links and information, giving gentle advice (with the understanding that it may or may not be heeded), asking questions and giving answers, sharing home-life struggles and victories, asking for prayer, participating in accountability, and whatever other needs become apparent. Newbie to Veteran, you're bound to find a cozy place here.
Charlotte Mason Families in Florida
Charlotte Mason Families in Florida is an email group for homeschoolers in Florida who are using the Charlotte Mason philosophy of education.
Unlimited Learning
Unlimited Learning is a support group that focuses on unschooling in Florida.
Parenting and Teaching at Home (PATH) of Flagler
PATH is a forum for homeschoolers living in and around Flagler County (Northeast Florida). This e-mail network was created to provide a way for local homeschooling families to communicate, share information & ideas, talk about homeschooling, and plan activities for their families.
Eclectic Florida Homeschoolers
Eclectic Florida Homeschoolers is a list for secular Florida homeschool families.
CM Families of the South
The purpose of this loop is to encourage homeschooling families living in the Southern states who are trying to incorporate the philosophy of Charlotte Mason in their homes in their efforts to raise their children with an enthusiasm for learning.
Home-Schooling the Only Child
Homeschooling an only child can be quite challenging at times. This group is open to anyone for support, enrouragement and ideas for those who choose the home-schooling road for you and your child. Although they are based in NC, anyone can join for support. They have a database that you can access to see who is in your state to get together with.
HOPE at Home-Florida
HOPE at Home-Florida is a homeschool support list for families in Northwest Florida.
National Forums
Single Parent Homeschoolers Forum at vegsource.com
This is a message forum at vegsource.com especially for single parents who are home educating their children.
Unschooling Forum at vegsource.com
Unschoolers meet to talk and share ideas at this vegsource.com message board.
Homeschool Christian Working Homeschooling Parent Message Board
Whether you work part-time or full-time, this board is to support you! It's not easy being a breadwinner and a homeschooling parent. You can find the encouragement you need right here.
Unschooling.Info Forum
This message board is designed for unschooling parents to connect, ask questions, share information and ideas, and get support.
Homeschool Christian Solo Homeschooling Parents Message Board
This message board is designed for single homeschooling parents to support each other and get ideas and information on homeschooling as a solo parent.
Military Homeschoolers Forum at vegsource.com
Connect with other military homeschooling families at this vegsource.com message board.
Black Homeschoolers' Network
Black Homeschoolers' Network is intended to facilitate a network among African American homeschoolers across the country. Here you will also find a message board for general communication as well as an email pal listing for homeschooled kids.
Special Needs Homeschooling Forum at vegsource.com
A message board for parents who are homeschooling special needs children.
Homeschooling Humor Forum at vegsource.com
Got a funny story to share? Need a good chuckle? You'll find it here as homeschooling moms and dads share the joys and humor of homeschooling.
Community Homeschooling Forum at vegsource.com
This is a general message forum at vegsource.com designed to discuss all general homeschooling topics.
National Online Groups
Work and Homeschool
Do you have to (or have to return to) work or attend school but still want to educate your child(ren) at home? Have you been told that it's impossible to fit homeschooling your child(ren) into your life if you cannot make it your top priority due to your own work or school needs? Well, many of these list members are proving that work and homeschool can be done! This is a support group for working parents (or student parents) who have chosen to homeschool their children or are considering homeschooling, as well as for homeschooling parents who are thinking of returning to work. Whether you are working/attending school or thinking of doing so, whether inside or outside your home, and whether you are homeschooling or thinking of doing so, this list is for you.
Homeschooling on a Budget Email Group
Raising a family on a single income is tough. When you're a homeschooling family, it may seem like another added cost. But that doesn't have to be the case. This list is for homeschoolers to get together and discuss ways to cut the cost of homeschooling without cutting on the educational and learning experience for our children. This is the place to share all kinds of ideas and tips on budgeting homeschooling costs.
Large Family Logistics
The purpose of Large Family Logistics is to help Christian homeschooling mothers with the daily tasks of home management.
Onlies-HS
This list is dedicated to families homeschooling only-children. These families have unique socialization issues and must often be super-creative in their solutions. Join this list if you are homeschooling a wonderful Only.
Blind Homeschoolers
This email group is for families who are homeschooling/parenting a blind child. Teachers of the Visually Impaired who would like to share tips and suggestions are also welcome.
TheHomeSchoolMom In The Kitchen
TheHomeSchoolMom In The Kitchen is an e-mail group designed to provide economical, balanced meal ideas that are quick and easy for busy moms. Provides dinner tips, recipes, and resources that help take "piranha hour" and turn it into calmer and more peaceful time.
EclecticHS
This email list is an adjunct of the Eclectic Homeschool Online. Discusses information and resources helpful to eclectic homeschoolers.
Sonlight Unschoolers
This email group is for those who use Sonlight curricula but also like the unschooling approach (and other compatable methods). Working out how to mix the two, curricula exchange/sales, and connecting with other eclectic Christian unschoolers is the object.
Single Parents and Homeschooling
A single mom started this email group to provide a means of sharing the unique problems and solutions a single, working parent faces in their homeschooling pursuits.
Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum Families
This list is for families using the classical approach to education as outlined in Laura Berquist's book Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum (DYOCC).
HS1Mom
This is a list for single moms who homeschool their children. This is open to all single moms, no matter what type of curriculum they choose to use. It is predominantly a Christian list -- though others are welcome, also.
Classical Ed Books
This is a free email loop for those educating their children with classical materials. Anyone may post want to buy (WTB) or for sale (FS) ads on this list.
Charlotte Mason Cottage
You are invited to spend a year in the home of a homeschooling mother who uses the Charlotte Mason method of education, combining this "gentle art of learning" with Montessori centers, living literature studies, and observation of the Roman Catholic liturgical year within the framework of real life learning. This list will serves only as a journal in the life of a family who uses the CM method. It is not a discussion medium.
Always Learning
Discussion for homeschooling fans of John Holt, whose books Learning All the Time, Never Too Late, and Teach your Own have made unschooling an option for thousands of families.
Unschoolers Online Community
This is a companion list to the website UnSchoolers Online. It is a safe place to openly discuss anything related to unschooling and our children.
HomeSchooling Singletons
Homeschooling families with singletons have issues that are very unique. Join in to offer support and encouragement to other single child homeschooling families.
African-American Unschool Teens
African-American Teens who unschool/homeschool: Come hear how others live exciting, creative lives outside of traditional schooling. This is a free and comfortable space for teens to call their own. 
Unschool Sharing for Parents
Share successes and ideas and build a helpful, welcoming archive for the new unschoolers, the newly-unschooling, and the nicely unschooling.
Homeschool Helper
Homeschool Helper is an email group that focuses on specific curriculum questions, needs, and concerns.
Catholic Homeschooling
This Catholic homeschooling email list is intended to discuss issues of homeschooling and everyday life in the Catholic home.
Afrocentric Homeschoolers Association Email Group
Afrocentric Homeschoolers Association Email Group is a discussion group for pro-Black African and/or African Diasporan, Black homeschoolers, unschoolers, deschoolers, and home-based educators everywhere. It is also open to non-homeschoolers and non-Blacks who are trying to teach their children about Blacks. It was founded as a resource for Black homeschoolers, Blacks in Canada, the U.S., Caribbean, and elsewhere, including the African Canadian, African American, African Caribbean, Black European, African, and Black Canadian.
Homeschooling Your One And Only
This group is for parents who are currently (or are considering) homeschooling their only child.
Pregnant Again
Are you pregnant? Do you have a large family? Do people look at you like you're crazy? This is a list for all of you out there who are pregnant again for the third or more time. This is a supportive list wehre people believe that large families are wonderful.
Christian Unschooling
Christians can and do unschool. Here you'll find support and more.
CMSeries
This list is designed for anyone wishing to learn more about the Charlotte Mason method of education from reading her own books and engaging in discussions of a philosophical nature.
HEM-Unschooling
This list is for the broad-ranging discussion of unschooling. It is sponsored by Home Education Magazine.
Classically Eclectic
This loop was created for homeschoolers interested in presenting school materials, real books, and/or purchased curriculum in a manner consistent with Classical Education philosophy. Specifically, Classical Education refers to educational models (such as the Trivium) described by Laura Berquist, the Bluedorns, Dorothy Sayers, Doug Wilson, Jessie Wise, Susan Wise Bauer, and others, in which material is presented to children according to their stage of development (i.e., Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric stages). The purpose of this loop is practical in nature: to share resource suggestions, reviews, schedules, ideas, and encouragement, in order to help one another provide Classical Education within the homeschool environment.
Large Families Home School
This list is to encourage and support those who homeschool many children. How many? To some 3 is a lot! If you have a large family (whether natural, adopted, foster or blended) and homeschool, you know that there are a lot of unique challenges ranging from orchestrating family harmony, dealing with multiple ages, trying to homeschool in a sometimes chaotic environment, keeping up with the never-ending laundry, transportation, cooking, chores, and more. This is a Christian list.
Basically Beechick
Ruth Beechick Style Homeschooling is an Eclectic approach which focuses on natural learning through Real Books and Real Life. Basically Beechick is a Christian homeschool support group to discuss the methods and ideas of Dr. Ruth Beechick. Other authors whose ideas mesh well with Beechick's are discussed as well. These authors include (but are not limited to) Susan C. Anthony, Rebecca Rupp, Jean Soyke, E.D. Hirsch, Jessie Wise and Susan Wise Bauer, Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn, Laura Berquist, Robin Scarlata, Jane Claire Lambert, Valerie Bendt, Clay and Sally Clarkson, Cindy Rushton, Mary Hood, Marilyn Howshall, and Charlotte Mason.
Mother of Divine Grace Families
This list is for families using the classical approach to education as outlined in Laura Berquist's independent study program, Mother of Divine Grace (MODG), and in her book Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum (DYOCC). The discussions on this loop primarily revolve around the implementation and use of resources which are recommended in the MODG syllabi and in DYOCC. Additionally, they always welcome conversations about the classical methodology of MODG/DYOCC.
AHSA-USA Email List
This list is an opportunity for homeschoolers to contact homeschooling attorneys and experts about homeschooling legal and litigation issues. It is an informal network of attorneys and legal experts that are concerned with litigation pending and threatened against homeschoolers. Its primary purpose is to exchange legal information within the profession, and to educate and support attorneys and experts involved in homeschool litigation.
Catholic CM/TWTM Swap Group
A curriculum buy, sell, and swap group for those using a Catholic Charlotte Mason/Living Books/Classical method of home education.
African American Homeschoolers
This group is for African American parents (or parents of African American children) who are homeschooling their children. It is also for parents looking to supplement their children's education with home study.
Homeschool Burnout
This is a Christian email group that can help you face those feelings of burnout.
Unschoolers Coffee Talk
A place for unschoolers to come together to discuss our adventures and experiences,share resources and information.
HEM-Networking
This list is sponsored by Home Education Magazine (HEM) for networking and communication within the online homeschooling community.
1 Parent HS
This group is for support, advice, friendship and educational helps for single parents who are homeschooling.
Pregnant Again
This is a list for all who are pregnant for the third or more time and are having a large family by choice. Discussions include the difficulties of having several at home when dealing with sickness and fatigue, homeschooling, and more. This is a supportive list where people believe that large families are wonderful.
BVI-Education
The BVI-Education mailing list is a list for the discussion of all aspects related to the education of blind, partially sighted and deaf-blind students, as well as visually impaired students with multiple disabilities.
Support4HomeSchool
This is an email group of Christian homeschoolers who teach their children using living literature.
Child-Led Christian Unschooling
This child-led learning group is for those unschoolers who are also Christians.
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