Silver Dollar City has a homeschool weekend in the fall
Exclusive Homeschool classes available! Tickets must be pre-purchased.
Continue to watch the website for a Homeschool Weekend Schedule of Activities.
Registration at Guest Relations Horseshoe from 8:30-Noon (pick up FREE goodies).
The Marvel Cave Mystery Tour is back in 2014! Join fellow spelunkers as you travel through Marvel Cave attempting to solve the mystery of what nearly wiped out our Gray Bat population a couple decades ago. Complete a student workbook as you go from station to station gathering evidence and solving equations to help you determine the culprit. Book early, only 1 tour available.
Meet master craftsmen and watch them in action as we Salute The Great American Cowboy during National Harvest Festival.
Event Ticket Prices
Adult (age 12+):$47.00 + tax $50.51
Child (age 4-11):$37.00 + tax $39.77Price includes 2-day admission.
Meal tickets available and include buffets! These optional meal tickets are charged in addition the admission price.
• Adult: $11.82 ($12.70)
• Child: $6.33 ($6.80)
Or you can use this special Homeschool rate with a code anytime, it looks like. Check the web for all the details.
(Thank you, Kristen!)
When: Thursday, March 6, 2014 — Israel Wayne, Guest Speaker
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (free admission)
Where — New Song Community Church
2858 Hafenrichter Road (One half mile east of Eola Rd.)
Aurora IL 60503
Who: Israel Wayne is an author and conference speaker who has a passion for defending the Christian faith and promoting a Biblical worldview. He is the author of the books Homeschooling from a Biblical Worldview, Full-Time Parenting: A Guide to Family-Based Discipleship, and The Questions God Asks. He is a homeschooled graduate and father of eight. He serves as the Director of Family Renewal, and is the site editor for ChristianWorldview.net.
What: “Revival in the Home” – Families in America are under attack. Teenage rebellion, divorce, juvenile delinquency, emotional disorders, and relational dysfunction are way too common, even among church goers.
How can you have a Godly family in the midst of such a worldly culture? Israel will provide practical and Biblical answers. Learn how you can
effectively disciple your children to know, love and serve God.
All are welcome! (Childcare available for children under 5 years of age.
Children are welcome to sit quietly during presentation.)
A unique field trip opportunity to kick off back-to-school season.
Cookies with the Congressman!
When: Tues. August 13th 10-11:30am
What: Meet Congressman Randy Hultgren (a homeschool dad), tour the legislative office in Geneva, hear what a Congressman does, and ask him a question or two! Open to all homeschool families, so spread the word. No cost. This event is an open house, so come and go as you please.
Where: 1797 W. State Street Suite A, Geneva, IL 60134
For further questions please call Susan Russell 847-508-7492 or email me at suzrussell1 @ gmail . com
This was shared on facebook:
Our coop in Oak Park is currently registering families for the Fall 2013
We meet every Thursday and offer enriching classes for children from 0-16.
If you are interested or know of any families who are, please forward them our
Please visit our website at: http://nearwesthomeschoolers.org/
Malissa Jones–homeschool mama to Braedon 7, Sebastian 6, and Jillian 4 who have
been going to coop for 3 years now.
The Community Co-op is a Family-oriented Resource for Homeschool Families in Oak Park, Chicago and surrounding Near West Suburbs in the Chicagoland area.
Received this helpful information via email:
Our Community Coop is having an open house on Friday, 4/26.
The Community Co-op is a family-oriented resource for homeschool families
located in Oak Park, Illinois, serving Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. We
are a non-profit organization officially founded as the “Community Organization
for Near West Homeschoolers”, but affectionately known as the “The Community
Co-op” or “Co-op” for short. Our group offers homeschool enrichment activities
for homeschooling families once a week, for a day of friends, fun and learning.
Our mission is to create an environment for educational enrichment where
homeschooling families can work co-operatively in an atmosphere of mutual
respect and interest-driven exploration, while maintaining our personal learning
styles and sharing them with the group at large.
Coop Open House
Friday, 4/26 from 6:30-8pm
Parkview Presbyterian Church
641 S Oak Park Ave
Oak Park Il
A homeschool friend shared this on facebook:
The Beverly/Morgan Park Home School & Gym Group, Inc. is hosting a Visitors’ Day on Tuesday, March 19, at 9am-noon. Our co-op gathers weekly in the Beverly area on Tuesdays. Our age range is Infant thru High School.
The Beverly/Morgan Park Home School & Gym Group, Inc. is a co-operative non-profit. We exist to provide Chicago area and nearby suburban home schooling families opportunities to participate in sports, academics, creative co-op classes and other activities in a God-centered learning environment.
Some of the Gym Activities and Co-op classes we are doing this year:
Soccer Literary Sessions
Floor Hockey Science Experiments/Dissection
Ultimate Frisbee Cooking
Please RSVP to our Membership Coordinator Laurie, firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot. Please include the following information.
Name of Parents Attending:
Names and Ages of Children as of Sept. 1, 2013:
Once Laurie receives your RSVP, she will email you a confirmation with additional details about the day. Please note: We are limited in the number of visitors we can accommodate at one time.
ETA: Wanted to let you all know this is a Christian group so you have a better idea if it will suit your needs or not. ~Thank you!
Thursday, March 7, 2013 — Israel Wayne, Guest Speaker
What: “Revival in the Home”
When: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Details: Families in America are under attack. Teenage rebellion, divorce, juvenile delinquency, emotional disorders, and relational dysfunction are way too common, even among church goers.
How can you have a Godly family in the midst of such a worldly culture? Israel will provide practical and Biblical answers. Learn how you can effectively disciple your children to know, love and serve God.
Israel Wayne is a popular keynote speaker, author, and director at Wisdom’s Gate Publishing.
All are welcome! (Childcare available for children under 5 years of age. Children are welcome to sit quietly during presentation.)
Where: Village Bible Church
847 Illinois 47, Sugar Grove, IL
(just north of Bliss Rd)
HSU OPEN HOUSE
Monday, March 4th & Thursday, March 7th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
HOMESCHOOL UNIVERSITY meets in West Chicago and is a co-op for homeschool families that provides classes for preschool through senior year in high school. Stop by and join us as we bring education to life! While you’re there stop by our book and bake sale and visit our Creation Expo. New parent meetings on both days. Visit www.homeschooluniversity.org for more info.
If you are interested in HSU, we welcome you to visit our upcoming Open House on Monday, March 4th & Thursday, March 7th. At this time you can take a tour of our school, meet teachers and students and see what we are all about. We will also have an informational meeting on Monday at 10:30 and Thursday at 1:00.
Please r.s.v.p. at email@example.com and let us know what day you are coming and the grades of your children. We welcome your questions and invite you to bring your homeschooling friends along with you.
Bake and Book Sale on both days. (Book sale ends at 2:00)
Homeschool University…where home and school come together.
Hi Homeschool families!
The Midwest Museum of Natural History is holding an educators’ open house on Thursday, February 28, 4:30-6:30 pm. The event is for teachers, scout leaders, homeschool parents, and other educators in the community. Explore the Museum, enjoy refreshments, and learn about the resources the Museum has to offer. The event is free. Please rsvp by calling the Museum at 815-895-9777 or reply to this email.
We hope to see you there!
|Calendar of Events
A quick view of events, classes and other things of interest. Enjoy!
Big Run Wolf Ranch
STEM Exploration Lab
||Educators’ Night at the Museum
Thursday, February 28, 4:30-6 pm
You’re invited! Join us for an open house for educators at the Midwest Museum of Natural History in Sycamore.
Explore the Museum, enjoy refreshments, meet our live animals, and learn about the programs we offer, including our new Educator Resource Boxes.
The event is FREE, but please RSVP by calling 815-895-9777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Educator Resource Boxes are supported by a grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
Where: Midwest Museum of Natural History
425 West State Street • Sycamore, Illinois 60178
Phone: (815) 895-9777 •
Community college is a great fit for a number of homeschool families bridging the gap to college. If COD is in your neck of the woods, there is a meeting for parents of potential students (all students, not just dual enrollment).
Thursday Nov. 8, 2012
Doors open at 6pm
Presentation begins at 7pm
Student Resource Center (SRC) Room 2000
See for yourself the numerous transfer opportunities that exist at COD. COD provides advising, tutoring, honors and online courses, career services and internships, more than 60 clubs and organizations and an outstanding athletic program to make your college experience one you will never forget. Call 630-942-3000 or visit cod.edu/admission/spin for more information or directions.