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California Homeschool Network
2640 S. Myrtle Ave. Unit A-7, Monrovia, CA 91016
Contact: CHN Hostess
Phone: (800) 327-5339
CHN is a statewide inclusive support network for homeschool families and those seeking information about homeschooling.
Christian Home Educators Association of California
P.O. Box 2009, Norwalk, CA 90651-2009
Contact: Susan Beatty
Phone: (562) 864-2432
Fax: (562) 864-3747
CHEA is a non-profit ministry established in 1982 to provide information, support, and training to the home education community, to advance the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, and to protect the God-given right of parents to direct the education and training of their children.
Homeschool Association of California (HSC)
P.O. Box 77873, Corona, CA 92877-0128
Phone: (888) HSC-4440
See our website for a thorough discussion of the legalities, excerpts from the ed. code books, and links to the state dept. of education websites. HSC is a sponsor of the annual California Home Education conferences.
Association of Private Christian Educators
P.O. Box 66, Orangevale, CA 95662
Phone/Fax: (916) 989-8723
Bay Area Schools In Christ (BASIC)
Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Campbell, Santa Clara, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, Menlo Park
Contact: Aimee McNally
Phone: (408) 340-0323
BASIC is a Christian homeschoolers’ support group serving private, independent homeschooling families in the vicinity of mid-Peninsula/South Bay, CA. BASIC has two foundational activities that are central to its mission: Teachers Night Out (TNO) and Park Day. We also offer sports day, park days, nature play dates, math club, KidLead youth leadership program, field trips, and much more.
Bay Area Young Homeschoolers
San Francisco, CA
Bay Area Young Homeschoolers (BAY Homeschoolers) is a group designed for younger homeschooled children ages 2-8 years old. Younger and older siblings are welcome too! We have weekly activities which include; meet-ups at local parks, field trips to museums, storytime at the library, nature walks, trips to the zoo, educational classes, and family outings.
Valley Springs and the Surrounding Areas; Jenny Lind, Rancho Calaveras, Paloma, Linden, San Andreas, etc.
Contact: Christine Frazier
We are an inclusive group of homeschooling families, both private and charter. You do not have to be a Christian homeschooler, but the behavior of all members will be governed by the principles as stated in Ephesians 4:29. We do field trips, weekly park days, and other activities. Free membership.
California Teen Homeschoolers
Serving California Teens
This is a secular non-political support group for families with teen homeschoolers. Please send information that will aid other teen homeschoolers, set up teen activities, classes or other learning activities.
Christ the King Homeschooling Support Group
Brookside Park, Pasadena
Contact: Angela Lessard
Phone: (626) 497-2843
We welcome any homeschooling families, but we are a Catholic group, so the focus of our activities is Catholic. Some of our activities: poetry recitation, spelling bee, field trips, May Crowning, Catechism bee, Stations of the Cross, patriotic speeches, fencing class, weekly park days, volleyball, science class for K-3 grade, and much more!
Christian Home Educators – Inland Empire
Phone: (951) 520-6437
Christian homeschooling families joining together to strengthen and edify one another. What we will do: Field Trips, Park Days, various activities in and for the community, prayer, Bible memorization and much more as the Lord directs our every step.
Christian Home Educators of the Antelope Valley
38628 Desert View Dr, Palmdale, Ca 93551
Contact: Jennifer Southern
Phone: (661) 450-8705
We are a Christian group designed to support private home educators. We offer monthly Mom’s Nights, park days, teen activities, field trips, a curriculum lending library and a monthly newsletter, and much more! $10 a year for E-newsletter and $25 a year for a paper copy.
Christian Home Educators of the County of Kern (CHECK)
P.O. Box 42101, Bakersfield, CA 93384
Newcomers’ social, park play days, field trips, homeschool fair, used curriculum fair, graduation / promotion, Circle of Friends, Mentor Moms.
Conejo Valley Homeschoolers
Based in Ventura County, CA
Contact: Karen Barth
Considering Homeschooling Ministry – Morningstar Educational Network
P.O. Box 2305, Orange, CA 92859
Contact: Denise Kanter
Phone: (714) 633-8074
Fax: (714) 633-8072
A Christian ministry helping parents with babies, toddlers, preschoolers and with older children discover the blessings of a biblical home education. Free DVD and brochure, mentors and meetings.
Da Vinci Homeschool Group
Contact: Desiree Springer
We are a friendly and supportive homeschool group geared for pre-k through middle school aged children. We meet for field trips, craft activities, park days, learning events, nature walks, social activities, a mom’s book club, mom’s night out, and other member initiated events.
East County Homeschool Group
Based in San Diego, CA
Contact: Chris Conway
We are a homeschooling support group in the East county of San Diego supporting El Cajon, La Mesa, Ramona, Santee, Lakeside, Spring Valley and surrounding areas. We offer field trips, park days, swim days, and lots of educational resources. We are open to all homeschoolers.
East San Gabriel Valley Homeschoolers
Based in East San Gabriel Valley (LA County)
We are a new group who gets together once a week for park days and general support. All homeschoolers may join us regardless of homeschooling methods or personal beliefs.
Edwards AFB Homeschoolers
Edwards Air Force Base, CA 93524
Active group serving families associated with Edwards AFB, military and civilian, and families living in the EAFB area. Free membership; Group fitness activities; Park days; Field trips; Holiday activities; etc.
P.O. Box 5372, Buena Park, CA 90622-5372
Contact: Mbuyi Khuzadi or Mong-Tham Khuzadi
Phone: (714) 686-3353 or (714) 686-3353
Exploring Homeschooling helps teach Christians about the blessings of a private Biblical home education. We offer free email and phone consultation in starting homeschool outreaches, as well as tools such as brochures, a national e-letter, News and Tips for Homeschool Evangelists, and other resources.
Families for Him
Fremont / Milpitas, CA
A Christian homeschool support group.
Families United Supporting Each other (FUSE)
Based in Temecula, CA 92592
Contact: Joana Johnson
Phone: (951) 506-2623
Active Christian group meeting several times a month for park days. family days, field trips, educational activities, parties, and special events.
Family Centered Education of Los Angeles (FaCE-LA)
Meets in Glendale, serving Los Angeles and surrounding areas.
Contact: Colleen Paeff
Phone: (323) 664-9408 home
We are a very active, inclusive homeschool support group with book clubs for all ages, a LARP group, frequent field trips and many classes organized by parents. We have park days on the first and third Thursday of every month in Glendale. We request a membership fee of $25 per family per year (pro-rated), which helps cover the cost of our yearly talent show, two family dinner dances, yearbooks, and more.
Freedom Valley Home Learners
Serving Temeulca, CA and surrounding areas
Contact: Kris Dalton
Active, inclusive group of homeschool families living in and around Temecula. Features park days, field trip opportunities, coops, Tween Group, Teen Group, Mom Book Club, etc. FVHL Teens also assist Home’sCOOL regional events planners in planning dances and events for homeschooled teens living in southern California.
Heartland Christian Academy
1480 Santa Ysabel, Los Osos, CA 93402
Contact: Debbie Fosdike
Phone: (805) 528-0391
We are a nonprofit cooperative Christian private school support group that files its own R-4. We serve the California Central Coast of Los Osos, San Luis Obispo, Cayucos, and Morro Bay and others in the near area.
Home Educators’ Resource Center
P.O. Box 1504, Bakersfield, CA 93302
Contact: Peggy Turner
Phone: (661) 366-9173
Specialized classes, email information network, convention, home school packets, formal graduation ceremony, seminars, testing, and more!
Homeschoolers of the Central Coast
San Luis Obispo County, CA
We are an inclusive group of homeschoolers, meeting together on a regular basis for interaction and scheduled field trips. We meet to talk about issues and to allow the children to play together. We keep a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Membership is free.
Homeschooling in Central Orange County
Serving Orange County, CA
We are a local homeschool support group with a weekly parkday. We are inclusive and member-directed.
Homeschooling In SCV – Homeschool Santa Clarita Valley
Based in Santa Clarita Valley, CA 91350
We offer 3-5 field trips a month, homeschool discussion group meetings, classes, clubs, sports, park days, camping/lodging trips, and much more! We have been a group for over 7 years!
Hope Christian Academy
12211 Magnolia St., Garden Grove, CA 92841
Contact: Debe Haller or Tami Prince
Phone: (714) 373-4673 or (949) 276-8774
Fax: (714) 589-2766
We are Orange County’s oldest originally owned and operated Private School Satellite Program affiliated with the Christian Home Educators Association of California (CHEA). We offer support, guidance and accountability to conservative evangelical Christian parents who desire to teach their children to live by Biblical principles, pursue excellence in academics, develop character with Christ as the example, practice responsible life skills and stewardship, and exhibit good role model behavior.
HSAMF – Camp Roberts, CA
Camp Roberts and Paso Robles area
Contact: Mariel Barreras
Phone: (931) 216-8389
The Home School Association for Military Families (HSAMF) serves all military with resources, support, and community. Members in the Camp Roberts area enjoy a variety of classes in the local community. HSAMF is a nonproft. Membership is $40 a year and includes dozens of benefits including free school supplies, scholarships, monthly newsletters, communication with military worldwide and many more.
HSAMF – Fort Irwin, CA
Fort Irwin, Barstow, Apple Valley, and Victorville area
Contact: Shellie Ridenhour
Phone: (760) 386-4683
The Home School Association for Military Families (HSAMF) serves all military with resources, support, and community. Members in the Fort Irwin area enjoy a variety of classes on post to include Swim club, chess club, debate, art classes, P.E. and others. HSAMF is a nonproft. Membership is $40 a year and includes dozens of benefits including free school supplies, scholarships, monthly newsletters, communication with military worldwide and many more.
Lake County Christian Home Educators
Serving all of Lake County
Fax: (707) 263-8769
Lambpen Homeschool Ministries
P.O. Box 305, Oakdale, CA 95361
Contact: JulieBeth Lamb
Phone: (209) 838-6062 or (209) 838-6062
Provides Christ-centered support for new and experienced homeschoolers in Stanislaus and East San Joaquin counties, CA and surrounding areas. Veteran homeschool mom offers free services to help you get started or continue on the homeschool adventure.
Mosaic Christian Academy (MCA)
4430 Granite Drive, Rocklin CA (Greater Sacramento)
Contact: Dr. Dunne
UCHE offers home-educated students a variety of creative, engaging classes supported by a Biblical worldview. Our classes include science, composition, art, algebra, dance, economics, theater arts, band, sports, foreign languages (Spanish, Russian, Greek, Hebrew), sign language, history, research, cooking, choir, carpentry, PE, Lego machines, critical thinking, piano, math, guitar, and many other rotating class options.
Mostly Homeschooled Girlscout Troop #643
Based in Irvine
Phone: (949) 857-6394
We are a service oriented troop open to all girls from Pre-K-12th grade. We meet twice monthly at Irvine Community Church on Sand Canyon in Irvine. This year we will be doing a lot of cool projects, crafts and games. We will earn badges, have interesting speakers, go on some field trips and have a lot of fun!
OC Homeschool Events
Serving Orange County, CA
Phone: (714) 771-6791
An active secular homeschool group with lots of ideas thrown around, groups to find, and field trips to find friends!
OC Homeschool Group
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Field trips, community and fun – for homeschoolers and unschoolers of every persuasion – in the Orange County area. Nominal family membership dues of $30/year.
Orange Coast Musical Arts
5652 Harold Place, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Contact: Donn Hallman
Phone: (714) 222-5079
We are a homeschool band and orchestra program located in Orange County, California. There are 3 levels of band and 2 levels of orchestra including very beginning classes for new musicians. Tuition is inexpensive and scholarships are available. Rehearsals are located at Village Bible Church, Cornerstone, and Calvary Chapel of Huntington Beach. Our marching band took 2nd place at the Lompoc Flower Festival Parade and our jazz bands have won numerous awards and cash prizes at the Orange County Youth Expo.
Orange County Exploring Homeschooling
P.O. Box 5372, Buena Park, CA 90622-5372
Contact: Mbuyi Khuzadi or Mong-Tham Khuzadi
Phone: (714) 686-3353 or (714) 686-3353
A chapter of the national Exploring Homeschooling. Our organization offers weekly field trips, classes, nursing home ministry, park days, entrepreneur club, and other fellowship opportunities, mainly for the parents of babies, toddlers and preschoolers who are looking into Biblical homeschooling. We also have veteran homeschoolers share at our monthly meetings.
Queen of Angels Homeschool Support Group
Serving the Monterey / Salinas area
Contact: Amy Powell
Phone: (831) 794-3025
We are a Catholic Homeschool group and go to activities related to our faith, like First Friday Mass and Feast Day celebrations! We enjoy Field trips, Park days and the beach. All ages of children are welcome from toddler to teen! We have many learning styles while adhering to the Catholic faith.
Recharge: Amador Christian Homeschool Support Group
10501 Hwy 88, Jackson, CA 95642-9467
Contact: Terry Puc or Ann Kania
Phone: (209) 763-9283 or (209) 274-4995
We strive to encourage Christian women in Amador County and supporting areas in homeschooling their children. We offer monthly meetings on the 4th Tuesday for fellowship, worship, prayer, support and information. Group is affiliated with Calvary Ione Fellowship.
RK SoCal Teens
Contact: Vicki Giansante
We’re a group of homeschooled teens and their parents who gather in and around Orange County, CA for beach parties, regional dances, pizza nights, camp-outs, Disneyland trips and other events. We welcome all homeschoolers new and old, regardless of race, religion, or homeschool style.
Sacramento Christian Organization of Parent Educators (SCOPE)
P.O. Box 376, Fair Oaks, CA 95628
Phone: (916) 668-0401
Encouraging the private Christian home educator since 1984. We offer local chat groups, annual project fair, annual homeschool convention and curriculum fair, high school graduation,field trips, and publish 11 monthly newsletters per year.
Sacramento Homeschool Meetup Group
P.O. Box 1498, Galt, CA 95632
Contact: Shellie Collins
Phone: (209) 744-1785
A group for Christian homeschooling mothers and their children. We get together for park days, field trips, games, skating, bowling, and more! We also offer an Art co-op and a teen group. Free membership!
Saints and Angels Catholic Home Educators of the Central Valley (SACHECV)
Serving San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Calaveras, and Merced Counties
Contact: Suzan Doer
Phone: (209) 669-0777
Newly formed in 2006, we are a support group through which Catholic parents can share and exchange ideas, activities, and Faith. We especially believe in being available to families new to homeschooling.
Santa Barbara Homeschool Network
Santa Barbara area, CA
A free, secular, and inclusive support group for homeschooling families in the Santa Barbara area to share information and plan park days, events, activities, field trips, etc. An eclectic group welcoming a wide spectrum of philosophies and approaches to homeschooling. Families with all ages of children, from birth on, are welcome and encouraged to start exploring homeschooling.
Seeds of Truth Home-School Academy
P.O. Box 790, Suisun City, CA 94585
Phone: (707) 816-7065
We are a Christian-based homeschool support group meeting once a month for fellowship and support. We also have an Academy where students can learn together twice weekly, and provide educational counseling, a library, sports days, and field trips.
Sierra Nevada Homeschoolers Group
Serving El Dorado and Sacramento County
Our group is welcome to any homeschool family from El Dorado County and Sacramento County (or outlying areas) that wants to network with others. Meeting weekly at different locations along the 50 corridor, our group can help enrich your homeschooling experience. We have members of every age range from preschool to high school and meet for social activities, small group classes, family field trips, and exchange of ideas and educational support.
South Orange County Christian hOmeschoolers (SOCCO)
Based in south Orange county
Email: Form / Contact Page
SOCCO is a group for Christian families who are exclusively doing independent home education. The group has field trips, park days, Mom’s Time Out, learning co-ops and more. $15/year
Spirit Life Co-op
North County Area, Paso Robles, CA 93446
Contact: Maria White
Phone: (805) 239-3601
We are a Christian co-op that gathers weekly on Wednesdays at 12:30pm for friendship, unit studies, field trips and other activities decided upon by the group. We are currently ages 1 – 14, but everyone is welcome to contact us. We charge no fee. All group members file their own affidavit.
San Clemente, Capistrano Beach, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano
Contact: Janette Loreto or Lin Thomas
Phone: (949) 201-6394 or (949) 240-6589
An open, free, and compassionate group in South OC with lots of ongoing activities, workshops and social events that focus on fun, self-discovery and creative passion! Our membership is free for all teens ages 13-19 and their parents. Join us on our journey of self-discovery, student-initiated creativity and whole-life learning.
Tehachapi Homeschool Co-Op
Based in Tehachapi, CA 93561
Contact: Debra Tangren
Phone: (661) 822-6308
This group is all-inclusive. We do not discriminate to religon, ethnic background or style of homeschooling. We have park days, co-op activities, clubs and all sorts planned. If you live in surrounding towns, Bear Valley, Stallion Springs, Mojave, Rosamond, California City or Edwards AFB you are welcome to join.
Temecula Kids for Peace
Winchester, Murrieta, French Valley, Temecula area
Members learn about other cultures, participate in local and global volunteer service projects, care for the earth, and have lots of fun! Our members are homeschooled kids between the ages of 8-11. We meet on Mondays, in the French Valley area, from 12:30-2pm. There is a nominal fee for membership of $20/year and $5/week.
The Learning Collective
Serving Upland, Rancho Cucamonga, Claremont, Glendora, Ontario, Fontana, Riverside,and surrounding area
Contact: Shawna Ginocchio
Phone/Fax: 909 941-1255
We are a fun and energetic community of involved homeschoolers meeting weekly in Upland. We have Karate, Teen activities, Science, Spanish, History, Art, Stop Motion animation, Literature, Drama, Cooking, Stunt, Self Defense, Public Speaking, Economics and many other classes for children from 5-17 years of age. All parents of participants must be prepared to be a part of the program by teaching or assisting the program. We are not religiously affiliated. We meet on Mondays from 9:30-3:45
Valley Christian Home Educators
P.O. Box 555, Armona, CA 93202
Contact: Kevin and Debbie Bay
Phone: (559) 362-0965
Valley Home Educators
P.O. Box 4016, Modesto, CA 95352-4016
Contact: Leisa Proctor
Phone: (209) 544-6892 Cell (209) 303-3986
An alliance of Christian homeschool parents. We sponsor an annual Homeschool Convention, an Educational Swap Meet and make resources available to all homeschoolers in CA’s Central and Northern CA.
VC-LIFE Homeschool Network (formerly Ventura County Young Homeschoolers)
Serving Ventura County, CA
Contact: Ninette Shorter
An inclusive, secular, eclectic support group for parents / caregivers homeschooling children of all ages (infants on up), or those exploring the possibility of homeschooling. It’s never too soon to start creating community! Activities are member-generated – park days, field trips, etc.
West Bay Christian Home Educators
652 Edgemar Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone: (650) 359-8905
Woodland Area Christian Home Educators
Serving anyone in or near Yolo County, CA
We provide monthly support meeting, park days, field trip, co-op classes
Yuba-Sutter Homeschool Meetup Group
Serving the Yuba-Sutter area and beyond
Meet other local homeschooling families for park days, field trips, family gatherings, and other fun activities for both kids and parents! We have members from Yuba City, Marysville, Olivehurst, Live Oak, Wheatland, Sutter, and beyond.