Each year we invite a wide variety of organizations to display their offerings for the homeschool community. From co-ops to museums, specialty classes to park district events, support groups to clubs.We would love to have you join us for this event which will be held Tuesday evening, April 23 at the Elk Grove Village Public Library from 7-9pm.Vendors: For a nominal $5 fee you will receive a reserved spot and table space at the fair and be part of our contact list which will be distributed to all participants of the event. To register, please click here. You will be contacted within a few days with a confirmation.We hope that you will join us this year. Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. We look forward to another successful event!Thank you.Amy BurnhaBeacon Homeschool Support Group**please note that curriculum will not be sold at this event. Our curriculum sale will be held in May.
For homeschoolers – check out what’s new!!
Home School Resource Fair
Monday, March 11
Riverside Community Church
in St. Charles at Randall & Crane Roads
Area homeschoolers are invited to attend a Resource Fair featuring organizations offering services to the Fox Valley home school community.
Come, discover local co-ops, support groups, sports opportunities, private lesson instructors, tutors and more! Representatives from each organization will be on hand to answer questions about their services.
Take home a directory listing each organization and their contact information for future reference, free of charge!
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Southside Enrichment for Language Arts and History has a few more openings to fill for Fall classes.
Classes Begin September 6th!!
SELAH offers a safe and wholesome environment where the growth of leadership skills such as commitment, confidence, discipline, and integrity are encouraged through the teaching and training of language arts while creating a healthy outlet for artistic expression.
We meet every Thursday at Eagle Rock Community Church in Homer Glen — course offerings are:
10:00-12:00 noon – High School Art
10:00-12:00 noon – Footlights Theatre Class
10:00-10:55 am – Show Choir
11:00-12:00 noon – Beginning Guitar
12:00-12:30 pm – Lunch Break
12:30-1:50 pm – Literature/History Classes
2:00-4:00 pm – Junior Art Class
2:00-4:00 pm – Spotlights Theatre Class
4:30-6:00 pm – Speech & Debate Club
Check out their website for more details: http://selahenrichment.blogspot.com/
Received via email:
Attention Home school families –
Looking for excellent teaching from a Christian worldview and a community to connect and grow with?
Check out TEC – Tri-Cities Enrichment Co-op meeting on Tuesdays at Lord of Life church!
We still have openings in the following classes:
· The Arts:
o 2-3 Ballet I (ages 4-6)
o 3-4 Inspired By Art (Grades 3 & up)
o 3-4 Ballet II (ages 7-10)
o 3-4:30 Sewing (Ages 8 & up)
o 3:30-4:30 Choral Techniques (Grades 7 & up for 30 weeks)
o 1-2 Story Time Art (Grades K-2)
· Grades K-6:
o 8:15-10 Classical Connections classes (grades 1-6)
o 11-12 Geography Adventures (grades K-2)
o 2-3 American Girl History (grades 1-4)
· Foreign Languages:
o 9-10 High School Spanish III
o 10-11 High School Spanish I
o 10-11 Latin (grades 3-5)
o 1-2 Latin (grades 5th & up)
o 9-10 Apologia General Science (Grades 6 & up)
o 11-12 Science (Grades 5-6)
o 1-2 Science (Grades 3-4)
o 4:30-5:30 Introduction to Computers (Grades 7 & up for 15 weeks)
Classes begin September 11th and are 24 weeks long.
Other classes may have limited space available, as well.
If you have any questions or would like to register, please contact:
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HomeschoolLiterature.com is thrilled to announce the arrival of the first ever book club featuring fictional children’s books with homeschooled characters! This book club is designed BY homeschoolers FOR homeschoolers, and is perfect for co-ops, support groups, and family studies.
Each book in the HomeschoolLiterature.com Book Club is studied using a mixture of worksheets, hands-on activities, and online games. Activities are available for both older and younger student groups. All books included in the Book Club can be easily obtained either at your local library, local book stores, or via online retailers such as Amazon.com.
Best of all, participation in the HomeschoolLiterature.com Book Club is ABSOLUTELY FREE!! Simply come by HomeschoolLiterature.com to register, and you can access all of the Book Club materials immediately! While you are there, check out our large and growing list of book reviews for homeschoolers.
Just added a Classical Conversations class in Chicago to the listing on this site, but also wanted to make you all aware of upcoming local events for Classical Conversations Co-ops in the area.
This is the time of year when everyone starts meeting and planning for the coming school year.
Please check the Classical Conversations site for a full listing of informational meetings and open houses coming up in the next weeks.
Here is just a snippet:
January 25 — Sugar Grove
February 1 — Minooka
February 3 — Wheaton and Oswego
And more to follow in Bolingbrook, Rockford, DeKalb, etc. Check it out if you would like more information!
The Beacon Homeschool group has once again arranged a resource fair for homeschoolers in the greater Chicagoland area to share their services and look for opportunities.
Find this annual event at the Elk Grove Village Public Library.
From their website:
5th Annual Resource Fair
Tuesday, January 25, 7-9pm
Check out the many programs especially for homeschoolers.
Arts, Music, Academic Classes, Field Trips and more!
This event is open to all home educating families for free. Come out and browse the many opportunities uniquely designed for homeschoolers including Co-ops, Museums, Field trips, Art/Music/Horseback riding programs, Sewing/Science/general Academics classes, and Services for homeschoolers.
The first 100 attendees will receive a Resource booklet with many more resources.
Homeschoolers looking for resources don’t need to register, just come any time during the open house to find more resources in your area.
The BEACON Homeschool Group is hosting their 4th annual Resource Fair .
Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Where: Elk Grove Village Public Library
The public is invited to come and browse and talk to the leaders of various organizations about the many different opportunities available to the homeschool community. Representatives will be on hand from various co-ops, enrichment programs, horseback riding programs, field trip opportunities, art classes, roller skating, park district programs, academic programs and much more.
The first 75 attendees will receive a resource booklet to take home with additional information.
For more information, check out their website: www.beaconhomeschool.org