Support Groups - Maricopa County

AFHE lists these homeschool groups as a service to Arizona's homeschool community at large.  We do not necessarily have first-hand knowledge of all groups listed nor do we necessarily endorse all groups listed on this site. We have done a level of review to try to ensure that all groups listed on the AFHE website exist to support and promote homeschooling as defined in Arizona Revised Statutes §15-802(G)(2).

Groups are listed below alphabetically by group name. Please contact individual groups for additional information about group size, philosophy, purpose, membership requirements and dues, etc.


AIM - ASPIRE INSPIRE MOTIVATE

AIM is a friendly, active, inclusive homeschool group created to give homeschool families support, provide opportunities for forming friendships, supply exciting venues for socialization, and organize field trips for supplemental education.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Apache Junction
EMPHASIS Secular
FORMAT We offer park days, mom's club, book clubs, zoo field trips
CONTACT Lea Valenzuela, 623-313-8090, aimshomeschoolers@yahoo.com
WEBSITE http://meetup.com/AIMmeetup-com
 
ARIZONA HEAT

We are a Christian homeschool basketball organization. We are dedicated to making disciples while producing quality players and competitive teams.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Club or Association
AREA Greater Phoenix area
EMPHASIS Christian
CONTACT Nate McAvoy, 480-310-4517, mcavoyaz@msn.com
WEBSITE http://azheatsports-com1.webs.com
 

ARIZONA HOMESCHOOL HUB

HUB: A Center of Activity or Interest. For those who choose to educate their children at home and are interested in making friends for their children as well as themselves in a positive environment.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Wittmann, Wickenburg, Morristown, Circle City, Contress
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT We offer weekly park days, field trips, holiday parties, friendship and support
CONTACT Wendy Taylor, scruffers9@aol.com
WEBSITE http://groups.yahoo.com/group/H_U_B_/
 
ARIZONA JEWISH HOMESCHOOLERS - AZJHS

AZJHS exists as a support group for families that are Jewish and homeschooling or thinking of homeschooling, regardless of level of observance

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Greater Phoenix area and statewide   
EMPHASIS Jewish
FORMAT Primarily an e-mail group with occasional meetings, mostly focused around the various holidays.
CONTACT Rachel Kielsky, 602-697-3593, rachel@kielsky.com
WEBSITE http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AZJHS
 

AZ WEST CHRISTIAN HOMESCHOOL NETWORK

Christian-based Yahoo group focusing on helping new as well as seasoned homeschool families by providing answers to questions, invitations to activities from other groups and information regarding homeschooling. We are not affiliated with any particular Christian denomination.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Email Network
AREA Northwest Valley - Glendale, Peoria 
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Yahoo group
CONTACT Anne Stone, 623-561-8535, ArizonaChristianHomeschoolers@cox.net
WEBSITE http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ArizonaChristianHomeschoolers
 

BRANCHES HOMESCHOOL COMMUNITY

A Christian homeschool co-op community that offers academic and enrichment classes, sports activities, and clubs once a week to families in the metro Phoenix area where each parent contributes in some way.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Co-op
AREA Two locations - West Valley and Phoenix  
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT We will offer a weekly class day with a variety of classes for all age. See website for tentative class schedule. We hope to eventually offer field trips, etc. for our families.
CONTACT Christine Stauffer christine@brancheshomeschool.org
WEBSITE

www.branchesbiltmore.org
www.brancheswestvalley.org

BUCKEYE HOMESCHOOL CONNECTION

A group for home educators that exists to be an encouragement, support, and a resource to benefit one another in educating our children at home. The majority of members are Christian, but it’s open to anyone regardless of their faith.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA West Buckeye, Tonopah, Palo Verde, and surrounding area.  
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Weekly meetings at the park, Yahoo message board group, P.E. class (SportzKidsAZ), co-op classes, reading and other academic clubs, activities, and field trips
CONTACT DeAnna Ahart, 623-242-7904, ahart4jc@cox.net
WEBSITE http://bhsconnection.ning.com
 

CHEVALIER NOIR ACADEMY - HOMESCHOOL CHESS CLUB

Chevalier Noir Academy is a homeschool chess club that has been meeting in the East Valley since 2001. We strive to develop, encourage, support, and instruct beginning through advanced levels of chess players.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Club or Association
AREA East Mesa
EMPHASIS Secular
FORMAT Weekly homeschool chess club (K-12) for the tournament player involving small group instruction where fundamental rules, tactics, and strategies are stressed along with good sportsmanship. Those interested in competitive play can look forward to an opportunity to progress to the next level, while the recreational player can expect a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Summer chess classes also available; please call or email for details.
CONTACT Ryan, Daniel, and Joan Harmonick, 480-641-1277, jmharmonick@gmail.com
WEBSITE Yahoo group for members only
 

CHRIST’S FAMILY HOMESCHOOL MINISTRIES

Our goal is to develop Christ-centered relationships by providing support, resources, activities, and fellowship opportunities for families who independently educate their children at home.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA North West Valley - Phoenix, Peoria, Glendale, Surprise, Avondale, Buckeye, and surrounding area
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Weekly park day, special programs, seasonal events and parties, weekly P.E. class, mentoring program, Mom’s Night, Dad’s Night, Couple’s Night, prayer and care support, family activities and service projects, and more.
CONTACT Michael and Lisa Kilroy, cfhministries@cox.net
WEBSITE www.cfhministries.com
 

CHRISTIAN HOMESCHOOLERS REJOICING IN THE SPIRIT TOGETHER

Christian Homeschoolers Rejoicing In the Spirit Together (CHRIST) is a fellowship group for homeschooling children, ages 4-9 (younger siblings welcome) and families, providing activities such as field trips, park days, co-ops, and other fellowship for both children and adults.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Gilbert, Chandler
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Field trips, co-op, fellowship, and support
CONTACT Lara Holder, mlgsholder@gmail.com
WEBSITE http://www.meetup.com/christian-homeschoolers-rejoicing-in-the-spirit-together
 

DESERT HILLS CHRISTIAN HOMESCHOOLERS

Providing opportunities for Christian homeschool families to get together for friendship and fellowship. We believe that community outreach and service to God’s people can be an important part of a child’s learning experience. Thus, in addition to other educational activities, we seek to be an effective witness to the local communities in our area through hands-on service projects.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA New River, Black Canyon City, Desert Hills, Anthem, Tramonto, North Phoenix, Cave Creek
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Field trips, hikes, special events, workshops, enrichment classes, lending library, and e-group.
CONTACT Rich & Teri Olsen, 623-465-7561, dhch@dhch.org
WEBSITE www.dhch.org
 

EAST VALLEY ATHLETES FOR CHRIST - EVAC

EVAC is a competitive sports association of homeschool families dedicated to exemplifying Christ while participating in athletic competition.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Club or Association
AREA Ahwatukee, Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Tempe  
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Sports teams for homeschooled students ages 12-18 in basketball, volleyball, softball, baseball, and golf. Other sports possible based upon coaching availability.
CONTACT Lonnie Clardy, admin@evacsports.org
WEBSITE www.evacsports.org
 

EAST VALLEY CHRISTIAN HOME EDUCATORS - EVCHE

Maintaining a community of support and fellowship for homeschooling families.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA East Valley
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Monthly events, social gatherings, field trips, Fall Festival, Evening of the Arts, World's Fair, and more.
CONTACT Peter and Allison Gentala, pres@evche.org
WEBSITE www.evche.org
 

EAST VALLEY HOMESCHOOLED TEENS - EVHT

Inclusive group formed to provide social activities for homeschooled teens and tweens - approximate ages 12-16.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Club or Association
AREA East Valley 
EMPHASIS Secular
FORMAT Social activities for older homeschooled students. Siblings welcome.
CONTACT Becky Harris, rshhsinglsc@yahoo.com
 

EASTSIDE EXPLORERS

Since 1986, Eastside Explorers has offered support to families who educate their children at home in compliance with Arizona law. A cooperative support group, we offer a variety of activities and fellowship opportunities. Eastside Explorers is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
corporation led by a Christian Board of Directors.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Northeast Valley   
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT An annual yearbook, weekly park days, field trips, Fall Kick-Off, Mom’s Nights Out, Family Fun Events, Teen Events, God’s Girls. Also we host an Evening of the Arts (Art Fair, Science Fair, History Fair, Talent Show), a Piano Recital, holiday parties and outreach events.
CONTACT Janet Nevins, janet.eastside@gmail.com
WEBSITE www.homeschool-life.com/az/eastsideexplorers
 

ESTRELLA MOUNTAIN HOMESCHOOLERS

A casual homeschool group sharing ideas, information, encouragement, and experiences with other families through a variety of educational and relational opportunities.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Estrella Mountain Ranch, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Avondale, Buckeye, and Rainbow Valley
EMPHASIS Secular
FORMAT We have many activities including park days, holiday programs and parties, talent shows, art shows, PE classes, book clubs, 4H clubs, grade promotion ceremonies, and field trips to name just a few!
CONTACT Kirstin Conlon, 623-322-9779, kirstininarizona@yahoo.com
WEBSITE http://groups.yahoo.com/group/EstrellaMtnHomeschoolers
 

ETA SIGMA ALPHA - OMICRON BETA CHAPTER

Omicron Beta is a local chapter of Eta Sigma Alpha, a National Honor Society for homeschooled students in grades 7-12. Students who have scored at least 90% on a nationally-normed standardized achievement test, 180 on the PSAT, 1800 on the SAT, or 26 on the ACT may join. .

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Club or Association
AREA We accept members statewide
EMPHASIS Secular
FORMAT Meets one Saturday morning each month during the school year for a meeting and/or service activity. Student-led meetings provide opportunities to participate in formal meeting procedures, as well as to get to know one another and develop friendships. Service activities allow members to contribute to their community.
CONTACT Pam Messer, esaomicronbeta@yahoo.com
WEBSITE https://www.homeschool-life.com/az/esaomicronbeta/
 

FIT FOR SERVICE

FFS is a physical education co-op that meets to strengthen our physical bodies, build healthy habits, make lasting friendships, and support each other in our homeschooling endeavors.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Club or Association
AREA Meets at Freestone Park in Gilbert   
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Parents share in the teaching responsibility. Different sports each month, a mile run, mom’s chats, and seasonal parties. We provide encouragement, directions, and all equipment needed. Meets weekly Tuesday and Thursday October through April, off in December.
CONTACT Dionne Michaels, 480-201-8999, gdmichaels@cox.net or ffsaz@ymail.com
 

FOUNTAIN HILLS CHRISTIAN HOME EDUCATORS - FHCHE

Our mission is to glorify God by providing fellowship, educational activities, information, inspiration and support to homeschooling families.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Fountain Hills and East Scottsdale   
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Our activities range from cultural events to field trips and biography, geography, science and fine arts fairs to Christmas, year end and Mom’s Night Out parties.
CONTACT Monica Walters, wantoski2@hotmail.com
WEBSITE www.fhche.com
 

FUN ACTIVE HOMESCHOOL FAMILIES

A Central Phoenix based homeschool group focused on fun and wholesome playing and learning activities that value participation of the whole family, from toddler to teenager to parent.  Our group values are family, fun, friendship, trust, connection, and respect of individuality.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Central Phoenix 
EMPHASIS Secular
FORMAT We offer a private online Yahoo group forum, a weekly park day, monthly play and learn activities, holiday parties, mom’s night out, yearly academic show and tell, creative art show and tell, and more.
CONTACT Kelly Jo Murphy, dbmmama6@cox.net
WEBSITE http://groups.yahoo.com/group/funahf
 
HIGH SCHOOL SUPPORT GROUP

Providing guidance and support for homeschooling parents of junior and senior high students.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Valley wide  
EMPHASIS Secular
FORMAT Meetings include topical discussion, open Q&A and time for networking and fellowship, e-mail network established to share information relating to homeschooling through high school.
CONTACT Tami Lopez, tlopez100@gmail.com
WEBSITE http://www.homeschool-life.com/az/thesaltseller/
 

HOME EDUCATORS OF CENTRAL PHOENIX - HECP

Home Educators of Central Phoenix is a non-denominational Christian homeschool support group. We offer parent-directed co-op classes, regular educational field trips, as well as excellent opportunities to build long-lasting friendships with other homeschooling families.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Central Phoenix  
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Park day, co-op class, field trips, class photos, yearbook, group parties, e-mail group, homeschool information, and legislative updates.
CONTACT Kris Carnes, 602-370-6490, kcarnes2@cox.net
WEBSITE www.homeschool-life.com/az/hecp
 

HOME EDUCATORS OF SURPRISE

Our goal is to work together to offer a unique learning experience for homeschooling families in the Northwest Valley.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Northwest Valley 
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT We provide many field trips, Learning Fairs, outreaches, and P.E. For homeschooling families with children ages birth through high school age. Learning fairs, spelling bee, mom’s times, field trips, Science Center labs, father-daughter dance, holiday parties, and much more.
CONTACT Rebecca Hutchison, heofs1999@cox.net
WEBSITE www.groups.yahoo.com/group/HomeEducatorsofSurprise

HOMESCHOOLERS 4 HIM

Homeschooling and family support within a grace-filled community including weekly park days, field trips, celebrations, resources, and member co-ops.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA West Valley - Goodyear, Avondale, Surprise, Buckeye, Litchfield Park
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Friday park days, field trips, mom get-togethers, couples and family get-togethers, co-ops, yearbook and more
CONTACT contact@homeschoolers4him.com
WEBSITE http://homeschoolers4him.com
 

HOMESCHOOLING ARIZONA SWAP EXCHANGE

E-mail network providing an on-line environment to exchange curriculum and materials.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Email Network
AREA Statewide  
EMPHASIS Secular
CONTACT Tanya Scarpitto, tms65@cox.net
WEBSITE http://groups.yahoo.com/group/homeschoolingarizonaswapexchange
 

INDIGO HOME LEARNERS

Providing a positive and inclusive homeschooling community for our children. Open to all.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Northwest Phoenix, Glendale, Peoria, Surprise  
EMPHASIS Secular
FORMAT Park days, organized field trips, large group events, mom’s discussion, mom’s night out.
CONTACT Wendy Pike, wjpike1@msn.com
WEBSITE http://groups.yahoo.com/group/indigohomelearners
 

INTERACT HOMESCHOOL CLUB

Interact Homeschool Club provides homeschooled students age 12-18 an organized way of performing community service, develop team building and leadership skills. Interact is affiliated with Rotary International.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Club or Association
AREA Valley wide - Meeting in Scottsdale   
EMPHASIS Service Club
FORMAT Community service
CONTACT Daniel Martin, interacthomeschoolaz@gmail.com
WEBSITE https://sites.google.com/site/interactazhomeschool
 

J.O.Y. HOMESCHOOL NETWORK

Christ-centered group meeting weekly to support, encourage, and pray for one another.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Northwest Valley
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT PE, field trips, social activities, and fellowship.
CONTACT Lori Silverberg, 602-246-2538
 

JUST FIELD TRIPS

Just Field Trips is a Facebook-based group for families homeschooling at least one child in grades K-12 to schedule and participate in field trips throughout the valley.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Facebook Network
AREA Valley wide   
EMPHASIS Secular
CONTACT Becky Ogden, cbjogden@yahoo.com
WEBSITE www.facebook.com/groups/justfieldtrips1
 

KNOWLEDGE HOUSE LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER

Multi-purpose homeschool resource center offering a lending library, supplementary classes, play room, standardized testing, honor society, kids and teens chat groups, plus on-line resources including website, blog, and email support.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Resource Center
AREA Online resource serving families statewide - Located in New River   
EMPHASIS Christian
CONTACT Rich & Teri Olsen, 623-465-7561, info@knowledgehouse.info
WEBSITE www.knowledgehouse.info
 

LATTER-DAY HOMESCHOOLERS

Our goal is to provide positive social opportunities for homeschooling families.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Southeast Valley
EMPHASIS LDS
FORMAT Monthly history-based family parties, advice and support for new homeschoolers, and encouragement for seasoned homeschoolers.
CONTACT Shauna Guthrie, 480-445-9379, guthrie7@wydebeam.com
 
LEARNING EXPEDITION

Learning Expedition is a secular homeschooling support group that meets in S. Scottsdale and Tempe. We accept families of any race, life philosophy, or lifestyle. We are a diverse group with no overarching educational philosophy.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Scottsdale, Phoenix, Tempe
EMPHASIS Secular
FORMAT Park days, field trips, and book club
CONTACT Scott Hermanson, scott.hermanson@gmail.com
WEBSITE www.learningexpedition.org
 
L.I.F.E. ADVENTURES

L.I.F.E. Adventures is a homeschool support group based on principles of the Christian faith. We seek to promote Christian home education by sharing resources, information, and ideas, as well as providing opportunities for fellowship through educational and social experiences. Everyone is welcome to join regardless of their religious affiliation.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA South Scottsdale, Arcadia  
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT We offer park days, field trips, moms nights, special holiday events, school pictures and yearbooks, support, encouragement, and more!
CONTACT Katie Petersen, lifeadventuresaz@gmail.com
WEBSITE https://groups.yahoo.com/group/LIFEadventures
 

MOEZART PRODUCTIONS

We are a Christian, non-profit, theatre arts education group for homeschoolers ages 10-18 offering drama classes and productions.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Club or Association
AREA Phoenix, Scottsdale, Glendale, Chandler   
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Theater arts education - drama classes and productions.
CONTACT Sharon Rodriguez, 480-272-0705, moezartproductions@hotmail.com
WEBSITE www.moezartproductions.com
 

N & W HOMESCHOOLERS

Predominantly LDS group with activties centered around the Charlotte Mason philosphy with a study of the classics. American Day,

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Glendale, Northwest Phoenix
EMPHASIS LDS
FORMAT American Day, Literature/Hero Day, Book Reviews, Geography Day, Field Day, Nature Hikes, Service Activities.
CONTACT Jamie Gurr, jngurr@yahoo.com
 

NORTH VALLEY CHRISTIAN HOME EDUCATORS - NVCHE

We are a Christ-centered homeschool group with a passion to educate our children at home. We encourage and strengthen one another through fellowship and various educational activities.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Scottsdale
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Field trips, events, educational activities, co-op opportunities, and online forum. We are a parent-led group. All activities are planned and organized throughout the year by member families.
CONTACT Andrea McCartney, 602-247-0412, andreamccartney@cox.net
WEBSITE http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NVCHE
 

NORTHSIDE HOME EDUCATORS

Cooperative support group open to all homeschooling families who are looking for a wide variety of educational opportunities and activities. Open to families of all faiths.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Anthem, New River, Black Canyon City, Tramanto, Cave Creek, and surrounding areas   
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Field trips, co-op classes, PE, workshops, etc.
CONTACT Kim Green, 623-521-0213, kgreenaz@live.com
WEBSITE www.nshe.org
 

PHOENIX HOMESCHOOLERS

Phoenix Homeschoolers is a religion friendly, non-denominational, educationally focused homeschool support group, serving the southwest valley. Membership is open to all families currently homeschooling at least one child 5 years of age or older in accordance with A.R.S 15-802.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Goodyear, Avondale, Phoenix, Glendale   
EMPHASIS Secular
FORMAT We offer monthly field trips & educational events, an all-ages book club, PE group, holiday parties, and weekly park play dates (Sept.-May).
CONTACT Danna Lockerby, ddlockerby@gmail.com or Tina Bennett, icinginthebag@yahoo.com
WEBSITE https://www.facebook.com/groups/537834819566090/
 

RAISING HEARTS TOWARDS HEAVEN

Our focus is on building friendships and offering support and encouragement as we travel this adventure in life together! We are a Christian group. All are welcome.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA East Valley, Casa Grande, Queen Creek   
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Park days, holiday parties, and field trips.
CONTACT Susan Pickett, homeschoolmotherof11@yahoo.com
WEBSITE http://groups.yahoo.com/group/raisinghearts
 
SACRED HEART HOME EDUCATORS - SHHE

SHHE is an association of Catholic homeschooling families who have agreed to become an educational and social community to support one another, while maintaining each family’s autonomy in the process of educating their children.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Valley wide
EMPHASIS Catholic
FORMAT Yearly events including Opening Mass and Potluck, All Saint’s Day Party, Birthday Party for Jesus, Father/Daughter Dance, Mother’s Retreat, Boys/Girls Club and more. Member sponsored events including Co-op, weekly P.E., park days, and more. In addition we have active communication through a Yahoo group and website forum.
CONTACT Sean and Aryn Sylvester, board@shhe.org
WEBSITE www.shhe.org
 

SONLIGHT ARIZONA HOMESCHOOL NETWORK

We are a group of homeschoolers using Sonlight Curriculum, Winter Promise Curriculum, or other literature-based curriculum. Our primary goal is to provide homeschoolers with a group of open-minded individuals and families who want to come together and share their experiences in a safe environment. Our group provides several chapters around the state for the convenience of its members.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA East Valley, North Valley, West Valley, Tucson, and Verde Valley 
EMPHASIS Secular
FORMAT Each group will have it own park day, classes, and other area-specific events. We come together for field trips, special events, Moms Night Out, Dads Night Out, family fun events, and email support.
CONTACT Lorrea Hall, 480-664-8936, growingkidsmom@aol.com
WEBSITE http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SLArizona
 

SPOTLIGHT THEATER MINISTRIES

Providing opportunities for acting and production support for homeschoolers ages 10 and up in the East Valley.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Club or Association
AREA East Valley
EMPHASIS Christian
CONTACT Barbara Worman, 480-813-7330, spotlightministries@juno.com
 

TGIF HOMESCHOOLERS

Providing social activities for kids, support for moms, and enrichment through educational field trips, co-ops, special classes brought in, and events to celebrate life.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Phoenix, Peoria, Glendale   
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT P.E. class, park day, holiday events, field trips, book fair, and talent opportunities.
CONTACT Teresa Diehl, 602-741-3846, tgif-homeschoolers@cox.net
WEBSITE www.homeschool-life.com/az/tgif
 

TSS EDUSOURCE, INC - THE SALT SELLER

Homeschool Resource Center assisting and educating those seeking to homeschool their children through workshops, on the phone and in person and mentoring those who need help.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Resource Center
AREA Valley wide   
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Offering insight and education on homeschooling resources. Offering a series of workshops especially for the homeschooling parent. Learn how to get started, how to prepare for college, and more. Mentoring on issues concerning home education is our purpose. Website with current information, events, and workshops. Weekly enewsletter with information about activities and resources of interest to Arizona homeschool families.
CONTACT Tami Lopez, Tlopez100@gmail.com
WEBSITE http://www.homeschool-life.com/az/thesaltseller/
 

VERITAS HOMESCHOOLERS

Providing opportunities for communication, support, and fellowship through a variety of scheduled activities and forums.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA East Valley  
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Scheduled activities include park days, field trips, e-mail group, and youth activities.
CONTACT Luci Lewis, info@veritashomeschoolers.org
WEBSITE www.veritashomeschoolers.org
 

WE MAKE HISTORY

We Make History is an educational enterprise devoted to bringing history and the arts to life in the context of a creative, inspirational, family-friendly environment. As homeschoolers ourselves, our primary focus is serving the homeschool community.

TYPE OF GROUP Homeschool Club or Association
AREA Statewide - Events held in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Chandler, Queen Creek, Anthem, Litchfield Park, Prescott, Flagstaff, Tucson, and more.
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Historic Balls, Portrayals, Reenactments, Socials, Educational Workshops, and more. We also organize the American Heritage Festival and an annual Arizona State Homeschool Picnic and Park Day. Numerous historic balls per year, plus socials, picnics, workshops, and demonstrations. Several thousand homeschoolers are involved in the course of a typical year.
CONTACT We Make History, wemakehistory@aol.com
WEBSITE www.wemakehistory.com

 

WEST SIDE HOME EDUCATORS

Supporting homeschooling families in Peoria, Glendale, North Phoenix, Surprise and other West Valley communities. We are a mostly Christian group, not affiliated with a particular denomination.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Northwest Phoenix, Glendale, Peoria, Surprise  
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT Providing opportunities for homeschooling families to interact with each other through educational and social activities, field trips and sports. Weekly park day, history fair, Thanksgiving potluck, spelling bee, science fair, and more.
CONTACT Chris Mahar, 623-487-3068 , cmahar3@cox.net
WEBSITE http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wshe
 

WEST VALLEY CHRISTIAN HOMESCHOOLERS - WVCH

We are a group of homeschooling families who meet together weekly with the purpose of supporting each other in all areas of homeschooling. Our membership consists of a wide range of homeschooling experience from veteran homeschoolers who have successfully homeschooled to college to families who are just beginning their homeschool journey.

TYPE OF GROUP Independent Support Group
AREA Southwest valley - Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Buckeye, and Tonopah   
EMPHASIS Christian
FORMAT We meet together for weekly park days, organize field trips, and host drama classes. Members have formed co-ops with Tapestry of Grace and Apologia and create a fabulous yearbook.
CONTACT http://westvalleychristianhomeschoolers.com/contact-us
WEBSITE http://westvalleychristianhomeschoolers.com