Homeschooling in Washington D.C.

SUPPORT GROUPS
Columbia Homeschool Community
Email: info@columbiahomeschool.org
http://www.homeschool-life.com/md/chc/
Our mission is to provide enrichment, socialization, and support to Maryland homeschoolers. To fulfill our mission and enhance your homeschooling journey, CHC and our members sponsor co-op classes, monthly family events, playgroups, activities, and more than sixty field trips throughout the year. Our friendly homeschool support group currently includes families and children (from birth to age 18) from all over Maryland, including Howard, Anne Arundel, Prince Georges, Baltimore, Charles, Carroll, Frederick, and Montgomery Counties, as well as Baltimore City.

Northern Virginia Homeschool Support Group
Email: homeschool@erols.com
http://dcregistry.com/users/homeschool/
The Northern Virginia Homeschool Group exists to provide superior academic instruction in all subjects at all levels and consultations for homeschool students of Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C..


EMAIL LISTS
Baltimore-Washington Home Educators, BWHE
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BWHE/
This list is designed for Baltimore-Washington-Northern Virginia homeschoolers as on-line community for open-minded homeschoolers in the region who are interested in participating in a community that represents a diverse range of religious, political and philosophical beliefs. Our community also represents a wide range of ethnic groups, education levels, and socio-economic classes. The one thing we have in common is an interest in trying to do what is best for our children and our family.

Capitol Hill Homeschoolers, CHH
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/capitolhillhomeschoolers/
If you are currently homeschooling, planning on homeschooling or simply interested in homeschooling, this is a place for discussion, activity planning, and social networking for families on or near Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Charlotte Mason Friends in Washington DC
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Charlotte_Mason_Friends_in_Washington_DC/
This group is to find other homeschoolers that are interested or are using the Charlotte Mason or Ambleside (http://www.amblesideonline.org) style learning in their homeschool for those families in the state of Washington DC. Not everyone in the group will be strict CM/AO users, but we will be suportive of each other and help each other to use CM/AO methods in our homeschooling environment; it will be a place to share ideas and experiences, ask questions, or learn from others.

Culture at Home
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cultureathome/
Culture at Home is an African American homeschool support group in the Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia area with an emphasis on the older homeschooled student and for families concerned with the healthy well-being and academic guidance of their African-American child. The purpose of this group is to provide an educational outreach support program and to supplement the curriculum of homeschoolers with children ages 10-18 (grades 5-12).

DC Area Preschool Homeschoolers, DCAPH
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DCAreaPreschoolHomeschoolers/
D.C. Area Preschool Homeschoolers (DCAPH, or "decaf") offers community and support for homeschooling parents of children ages birth to six who are willing to commute to activities inside and slightly outside the Beltway. We hold twice weekly playgroups and sponsor field trips to museums, as well as other activities. While some members live farther afield, most activities and playgroups are held in Washington, DC and suburbs inside the beltway.

DC Community Learning Network
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DC_community_learning_network/
The DC Community Learning Network is an inclusive online resource for families choosing an alternative educational path for their school-age children. Use this space to ask questions, build community, share your skills, plan activities and make new friends. You must be a member of DCCLN to view or post messages.

Homeschool Resource Yahoo Group
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/homeschoolresources/
This group is set up to inform all homeschoolers about local and current events that are happening in your area or surrounding areas in the state of VA, Maryland and DC. This information is to help you in choosing activities, events and other things for yourself and your children. The main purpose of this yahoo group is to network and let others know about certain events, upcoming shows, classes and other things pertaining to homeschooling.

Sankofa Homeschool Community
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SankofaHomeschoolCommunity/
Sankofa is a community of homeschooling families of color who want to grow, learn, and build together. We are dedicated to creating a rich, supportive homeschool village through a combination of social outlets, field trips, and the sharing of resources. We are a local support group for the Metro D.C. area. Sankofa has members in DC, Maryland, Virginia, and as far north as Baltimore.


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