Homeschooling in Michigan:

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State Organizations and Local Support Groups

by Mary Ann Kelley

Michigan Homeschool Organizations

Homeschool HUB

The Homeschool HUB organizes programs and field trips, and a provides a communication network among homeschool families in the Michiana area. We are an inclusive group. Our goal is to provide opportunities for all homeschoolers to share educational resources and knowledge, and to enjoy the company of other homeschooling families in enriching group activities.

Information Network for Christian Homes

Since 1984 our mission has been to serve families interested or involved in home education by providing the information, resources and encouragement needed to teach their children at home in the state of Michigan.

Michigan Homeschool Support Groups

L.I.F.E. (Lenawee Involved in Family Education) Adrian/Lenawee county

L.I.F.E. membership is open to families pursuing Christian home education. As a cooperative support group, members assist with planning and conducting training and programs for students and families. The annual membership fee includes a free monthly newsletter subscription, member discounts on activities, and a bi-monthly support group meeting.

Allegan Area Homeschoolers Allegan

We are a very informal, loosely organized group. Our main purpose is to support and share information with anyone who homeschools or is interested in homeschooling. We have had a yearly fair/talent show, a track and field day, Scholastic book orders, game days, field trips and other activities as desired and/or organized by members. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month, September through May, 7:00 pm, in the basement of Blessed Sacrament Church on the corner of M-89 and Hubbard Street in Allegan (elevator available).

Ann Arbor Unschooling Network Ann Arbor

We are a non-religious local support group for unschooling and homeschooling families in the greater Ann Arbor area. The general philosophy is John Holt inspired. This means, among other things, a more relaxed, less structured approach to learning. We offer information, activities, and opportunities to socialize and get to know each other. Please note that this is a real life group that communicates via this YahooGroup. We are not simply an on-line forum, and want all of our members to participate in gatherings as well as on this list. But new members are always welcome!

S.H.A.R.E., Inc (School Home Athletic Recreation & Enrichment) Battle Creek

A Christian homeschool support group, made up of families answering God's call to educate their children at home. We come together to encourage and edify one another and to pool our resources so that we may provide our children with enriching activities that promote fellowship, foster learning and encourage character building.

Families United in Homeschooling Belleville

FUH is an all-ages support group, meeting each Tuesday 10-12. We have access to a full-sized classroom, gym, playground, and baseball diamond! Arts/crafts, activities, Spanish class, & snack time each week w/ occasional entertainment, classes, and field trips.

FISH Families In Support of Homeschooling Belleville

FISH is an all-ages support group, meeting each Tuesday 10-12. Members have access to a full-sized classroom, gym, playground, and baseball diamond. Arts/crafts, activities, Spanish class, and snack time each week with occasional entertainment, classes, and field trips.

Kids Out Reach Team Detroit

K.O.R.T. is designed for homeschooled kids of all ages, in and around the metro Detroit area to find volunteer opportunities. Reaching out to others is all too often left out of childrens lives due to hectic schedules and lack of resources. We hope to make K.O.R.T. a wonderful source of information and opportunities for the kids. If you want to include volunteering in your childs life and education, I welcome you to join. Records will be kept to keep track of all your childs work. Volunteering looks great on college applications. It will take the combined effort of all members to run this group effectively. I hope you'll feel free to post about any volunteer opportunities you hear of :o) A weekly updated on-line newsletter will be sent to all members.

Families in Michigan that Unschool Detroit

This group is for families in Michigan that Unschool or are relaxed homeschoolers. It's a forum to discuss unschooling, share our unschooling experiences, ask questions or just explore the concept. We will strive to provide support and encouragement wherever each family is in their unschooling journey.

Homeschooling In Detroit Detroit

Homeschooling in Detroit was founded by a veteran homeschooling mom to help connect homeschool families to the right program, event, co-op and support groups near them.

Seeds of Faith Homeschool Support Dryden

We are a Christian homeschool support group in the Lapeer County, Michigan area. We connect homeschool families with each other. We offer: activities and field trips, homeschool support meetings, co-op classes, an email group, and more!

Charlevoix Area Home School Group East Jordon, Charlevoix, Atwood, Ellsworth, Central Lake

This group is specifically designed for communication for CAHSG dues paying members. If you are in the Charlevoix or surrounding area and interested in more information about our group and meetings, please apply for Yahoo group membership, specifying where you live. You will be sent informational files and possibly contacted by a group coordinator via email. We have the option of organized educational co-op classes and add field trips as they are available. We are always happy to welcome new members!

Home-Schooling Works Farmington Hills

Supports, assists and encourages families that are involved in home-schooling their children. Activities include a book fair every March, sponsoring Boy Scout and Cub Scout units and providing the NOT Back to School Picnic every September.

Diverse Homeschool of Genesee County Genesee County

This group focuses on preschool and elementary age children who are homeschooled (approximately ages 3-13). The homeschoolers in this group will get together for special classes, tours, parties, playgroups, hands-on projects, speakers, and more! Stop in. Talk about your homeschooling or local events you know about that could make it better for all of us! Michigan counties covered are; Genesee (mainly), Lower Saginaw and Tuscola, Northern Oakland and Livingston.

Lake Michigan Home School Connection, Inc Grand Haven, Muskegon, and Rothbury

Our support group, offers many activities and events throughout the year, such as: Home School Information Sessions, Science/History Fair, Fine Arts Night, Field Trips, Thanksgiving Feast, Valentine's Party, Christmas Party, workshops, Moms Night Out, track & field day, etc

Grosse Pointe Parents Grosse Pointe

This is a private list for parents of special needs/special education children living in the Grosse Pointe School District in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. This includes parents of children enrolled in special education programs in the Grosse Pointe Public School District who live in: Hamtramck, Harper Woods and Highland Park. This would also include parents residing in the Grosse Pointe school district, who send their children out of district or to private schools, or parents who home-school their children with disabilities. We also welcome all parents of children at the Foundation for Exceptional Children, as well as any parent of a child with a disability enrolled in a Public School Academy (Charter School) in Grosse Pointe. We will share local news and events, such as: Special Education Issues, Upcoming Seminars for Parents, School Board Meeting Agendas which impact Special Education, IDEA97, IEP Support, and Recreational Activities for our Children.

NOAH'S ARC (Newaygo Oceana Area Homeschool Support Activities Recreation Connection Hesperia, Fremont, White Cloud, Holton, New Era, Walkerville

Weekly Support Group

Agape Homeschool Group Ionia County

A Christ centered support group, with field trips, extra curricular activities and a Friday co-op from 9-12.

Jackson Area Home Educators Jackson County

J.A.H.E. was founded as a Christian organization with the goal of meeting the needs of the home educators in the Jackson County, Michigan and surrounding area.

OASIS Kalamazoo

We are a diverse group of homeschooling families in the Greater Kalamazoo Area. We are an inclusive group that benefits from the vast knowledge, creativity, and diversity of each family. We keep our members "in the know" concerning events, classes, and opportunities available in Southwest Michigan through our Yahoo Group

Kalamazoo OASIS Homeschool Support Kalamazoo

For anyone who wants to stay "in the loop" about opportunities for homeschoolers! We will relay information about homeschool activites, opportunities, and classes for homeschoolers in the Southwest Michigan Area. We also have a Support Group Mom's meeting the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Kalamazoo Homeschool Connection Kalamazoo

An eclectic group of families in the Kalamazoo, Michigan area who meet on a regular basis to offer support and camaraderie in our homeschool journeys. We are a non-religious, tolerant and fun group who enjoy exploring new horizons in our childrens (and our own) education. Kalamazoo Homeschool Connection exists mainly for the opportunity to share ideas and support in a relaxed setting while the children play nearby (or under our feet!). There are occasional field trip activities going on as someone feels inspired to put something together. We are an open group to whomever desires to genuinely share and learn.

Kalamazoo Area Home School Association, Inc. Kalamazoo

KAHSA offers a monthly newsletter full of resources and information for the homeschool family. They also have activities, support groups, and more. The website calendar coordinates homeschool activities across southwest Michigan.

Lansing Homeschoolers Lansing

This is an inclusive list for homeschooling parents in the greater Lansing Michigan area. This is a place for you to share ideas, links, curriculum and personal homeschooling experiences. Posting of field trips throughout MI is encouraged.

Christian Home Educators Support System (CHESS) Lansing

We are a Lansing based homeschool organization that reaches out to serve all mid-Michgan homeschoolers. Our vision is to inspire and affirm parents who are called to train up their children in the Lord's ways through homeschooling.

F.A.I.T.H. Homeschool Lapeer

Faithfully Assisting In Teaching Homeschoolers homeschool program exists to provide educational classes in a Biblically based teaching environment, extra curricular activities, group field trips, sports and commencement for homeschooled students in grades K-12.

Livingston Area UNschoolers and eClectic Homeschoolers (LAUNCH) Livingston County

A secular support group for unschoolers and eclectic homeschoolers in and around Livingston County, Michigan. This non-religious group meets for volunteer activities, field trips and other gatherings as arranged by its members. Most of our activities occur in the Howell area. If you'd like to make some new unschooling friends, please join us!

LIFE - Learning in a Family Environment Livingston county

We welcome all homeschooling families in Livingston county in Lower Michigan. We will have at least one field trip a month during the school year, a Back-to-School picnic and Mom's Night Out once a month. We have a great preschool program, kids clubs and junior high activities as well!!!

Macomb County Christian Homeschoolers Macomb County

We are a relaxed group of Christian parents and children who get together to socialize, commiserate and collaborate for and about homeschooling.

FAITH-Homeschoolers_Of_Macomb Macomb County

We offer planned, informal play dates, local educational event information, scheduled field trips & Christlike support. We are currently forming more opportunities such as monthly/bi-monthly preschool/early elementary playdates, Pre-teen/tee activities and Mom's night out. We are a comprehensively supportive, member-lead group.

Michigan-MacombCountyHomeschoolers Macomb County

This group is where we can come & find support, ask questions and even plan field trips, for those of us in Macomb County. It is open to everyone in the surrounding areas. This group is support for families homeschooling, unschooling, or thinking about homeschooling.

Macomb Christian Homeschoolers Macomb County Michigan and Surrounding Areas

Macomb Christian Homeschoolers is a support group whose motto is...No mandatory meetings! No fees! No stress!This is an organized, relaxed group of Christian homeschooling parents who plan social and educational field trips and activities for children and their families. This Group is about making memories for children. Activities: Weekly Play Dates, Monthly Field Trips, Annual Christmas Party, Summer Camping Trips, Summer Ice-Cream Social including a 40 foot Banana Split

CHEMinistry Midland

A home school support group with good chemistry! We are the Christian Home Educators of Midland Ministry, Inc. We are a Midland-based, Christian, nonprofit home school support group that serves over 170 families in Mid-Michigan. Whether you are considering home schooling or have been home educating for several years, CHEMinistry has a lot to offer. These public pages will give you a glimpse of the many benefits and opportunities provided by CHEMinistry for its members. Academic and sports programs for kids, encouragement and mentoring for moms, an array of special events for families, and our comprehensive private web site are some examples of how our Midland-based home schooling support group helps its members train their children to be godly Christians.

True Life Centers Monroe

True Life Centers is a Christian homeschool support group located in Monroe County Michigan. We have over 100 families that belong to True Life Centers. Throughout the school year we have field trips, Mom's Night Out, a curriculum fair, and some specialty classes for the whole group. Socialization is achieved through families participating in fields trips and group activities. Visitors are welcome to come visit one of our activities to see if they would like to join.

G-MICH: Greenville Michigan Inclusive Connection for HomeLearners Montcalm/Northern Kent/Ionia Counties

An inclusive homeschool group for families in Greenville and the surrounding areas, welcoming families of all faiths. G-MICH strives to provide a means of connection and community amongst families who value home education.

Lifelong Learners-LINKc Northern Kent County and the surrounding area

Living In Northern Kent county, is an all inclusive group of homeschoolers & unschoolers in Northern Kent County and the surrounding area. This forum is used for information of events in our area and support. New members are welcome.

Traverse City Homeschool Northwest Michigan

An all inclusive group of homeschooling families in the greater Traverse City, Michigan area, created to connect with other families, make friends, learn about events going on and share ideas.

Enrichment Hub Oakland and Macomb Counties

Enrichment hub is a center of educational and artistic activities to support the Home School community and families in all ages of education. Enrichment Hub is open to learn, teach, volunteer, create, and grow together in Christ's Honor. Homeschoolers in the Southeast Michigan area, near Oakland County and Macomb County will find many opportunities to connect here. Enjoy!

Michigan Gifted Homeschool Group Oakland Twp

Join and share in the journey as we educate our gifted children at home and in the world. This group is meant to be a safe place for parents of gifted children to share stories, seek advise, find playdates and partake in field trips. While the group is based in Southeast Michigan, anyone homeschooling a gifted child is welcome to join in the discussions and events. Please note that we are a secular group with a zero tolerance for discrimination.

Homeschooling Our Children Onsted

This is a group geared for all Home-school families. We come together weekly to share advice, develop friendships, share lesson plans and fun activities. We have park days, craft days, family potlucks,parachute days, holiday parties, Music Girl scouts troop, boy scouts troop and fieldtrips. We strive to provide an ongoing support and social outings for the parents and children. We are located In Lenawee county. We welcome families from Surrounding areas, Hillsdale, Jackson,Lenawee, monroe and Washtenaw

West Michigan Eclectic Homeschoolers Ottawa, Kent, Muskegon, and Allegan Counties

An online discussion group for homeschooling families in west Michigan who do not consider themselves mainstream homeschoolers. We exist to celebrate the diversity of home education styles and choices. This is an inclusive group with no religious, political, or philosophical orientation. Members are asked to follow rules of civility, kindness, and compassion and are encouraged to take with them the information they find useful for their family and to leave the rest behind. As this new group grows and friendships blossom, we would like to add park dates and other fun activities for eclectic homeschooling families in the area.

Pontiac Homeschool Group Pontiac

The purpose of this group is to connect Pontiac Homeschoolers. This is a place to make friends, share ideas, have discussions, organize field trips, etc.

Oakland County Homeschoolers Rochester Hills

We are a secular homeschool group for families in the Oakland County, Michigan, and surrounding areas. Though all in the area are welcome to join and participate, activities are centered in the southern half of Oakland county. We meet often in local areas to provide fun social activities for our children and support opportunities for ourselves. There are lots of opportunities for children of all ages and plenty of volunteer opportunities for parents as well.

Mid-Michigan Christian Home Educators Saginaw

MMCHE is a support group for homeschoolers who live in the general vicinity of Saginaw, Tuscola, Midland, Bay and Northern Genesee counties. On this web site we post homeschool news and happenings from our area and around the state.

Michigan Saint Clair Shores Home School Saint Clair Shores

This group is for those in the Saint Clair Shores area that wish to find support close to home as they Home School or are thinking about starting the process of Home Schooling. As the group grows we may have park day and holiday events. This group is for sharing information about Home Schooling children K-12 in the Saint Clair Shores area and making new friends.

Washtenaw County Homeschoolers Saline, Ann Arbor, Dexter, Chelsea, Milan

For homeschoolers living in Washtenaw County, Michigan (Saline, Ann Arbor, Dexter, Chelsea, Milan). All homeschool discussion of grades K-12 welcome. School ideas, local event/activity listings and ideas to make and keep homeschooling fun and thoughtful.

South East Michigan Well Trained Mind SE Michigan

We serve homeschooling parents in SE Michigan, providing online communication, connections and support with other Well Trained Mind/Classical families or those interested in implementing Well Trained Mind/Classical ideas. The group offers a forum for discussion of classical education as well as notice, discussion and planning of events in the SE Michigan area.

HomeSchool Blessings In Michigan South-Eastern and Central Michigan

For Christian homeschoolers who strive to keep God as the focus of their family. Whether you are new to homeschooling and a God focused lifestyle or a veteran, you are welcomed here. Based in South-Eastern and Central MI for in-person support and growing all the time! We are a central meeting point for Michigan Evangelical, Bible-based, Spirit-filled and typically conservative, Christians who homeschool.

Wayne County Home Educators Southeast Michigan

This group serves southeast Michigan Homeschoolers. We are here to give support to one another, plan events for our families, and ensure our kids make great friendships with other homeschooled kids. As a member of this group you are WELCOME to set up fieldtrips, activities, classes, anything you would like to share with other homeschoolers!! I hope you find the support you and your family are looking for

Homeschool-SEMichiganBubbleZone Southeast Michigan

SE Michigan Home Educators of children with severe and/or multiple allergic reactions to typical schooling practices. The BubbleZone is a positive forum to share and exchange ideas, safe meeting areas for children, dietary challenges and solutions, social and educational clubs; provide otherwise isolated children with safe and inspiring learning experiences outside of the public school system. The BubbleZone is free of Dairy,Wheat, Peanuts, Seafood, Animal, Eggs, Latex, Scents, Soy, Petroleum, and much more. Chat available weekdays 4pm to 5pm.

Michigan Gifted Homeschool Group Southeast Michigan

Join and share in the journey educating gifted children at home and in the world. This group, based in Southeast Michigan, is meant to be a safe place for parents of gifted children to share stories, seek advice, find play dates and partake in field trips. Anyone homeschooling a gifted child is welcome to join in the discussions and events.

SE Michigan Homeschooling Teens & Preteens Southeastern Michigan

SE Michigan Homeschooling Teens and Pre-teens is an informally structured homeschool support group comprised of homeschooling families in Southeastern Michigan. By pooling the talents and resources of our members, we attempt to provide positive alternatives to the social and extra curricular activities typically offered in a traditional school setting. Over the years our parents have organized dances, a school newspaper, Odyssey of the Mind Teams, a varsity letter program, various classes, fieldtrips and lots of fun get togethers! It is our intention that this group continue to be a welcoming place for parents to work cooperatively to organize activities and events. A place to pool our resources for academic and social opportunities. And a place to ask questions, find encouragement and support in our homeschooling journeys.

Southfield Home Educators Southfield

Getting started workshops, Home school high school, Moms to Moms newsletter, and Christian home schooling.

Oakland Homeschool Music, Inc. Springfield Township

Oakland Homeschool Music, Inc. is a Michigan nonprofit organization whose mission is to assist families of home-schooled children and other children who do not have access to a music education program in their school have the opportunity to develop musical talents and appreciation.

St. Clair County Homeschoolers St. Clair County

This group is support for families homeschooling in St, Clair County. The online group is geared to the adults,while teens and kids participate in activities outside the forum.

CHEBWA (Christian Home Educators of the Blue Water Area) St. Clair County

CHEBWA is a Christian support group for families who HS in the Blue Water Area. We welcome all styles of HS and love to learn from one another. We do this primarily through monthly support group meetings, educational & social activities and our new website. At our website you can view pics of field trips & Mom\'s Night Out events, glance through our online calendar, plus check out our blog!

No Place Like Home - home school group St. Joseph County and Cass County

This group is open to the paid membership of No Place Like Home, Inc., a non-profit Christian support group for homeschool families in or around Three Rivers, with member families from St. Joseph County and Cass County, Michigan.

Southwest Michigan Christian Scholars St. Joseph, Stevensville, and surrounding area

SMCS is a non-denominational homeschool support group serving families in St. Joseph, Stevensville, and surrounding Michigan areas. SMCS is affiliated with our state homeschool organization, Information Network for Christian Homes (INCH). Our support group averages 65-75 families and offers a variety of field trips and other activities such as a History Fair, Fine Arts Festivals , monthly Moms' Night Out meetings, Iowa Standardized testing, and more.

HomeSchool Blessings Statewide

HSB in MI is the only statewide group specifically for Spirit filled Christian homeschoolers who seek to make and keep God the focus of their family. Whether you are new to homeschooling and a God focused lifestyle or a veteran, you are welcomed here.

Network of Michigan Home Educators (NMHE) Statewide

Welcome to the Network of Michigan Home Educators website (formerly Michigan Homeschoolers)! We are a group of parents who love to homeschool our children. We represent a wide range of homeschooling styles, religious beliefs, and incomes. No one homeschooling family is like another except in the fact that we have chosen to home educate our children!

Catholic Home School in Michigan Statewide

Message board to offer support and information pertaining to Catholic homeschooling families in Michigan. This is the place to post events and items relevant to Michigan.

Homeschool Flying In Michigan Statewide

Support for Home Schooling moms in Michigan who would like support and encouragement in home schooling and home organization. We will also be sharing information and events in various areas. If you would like to encourage fellow flybabies or receive encouragement by sharing tips to help each get more organized, recipe swap, and any and all areas that affect the stay-at-home mom who home schools.

Michigan Homeschoolers Statewide

Online support group for Michigan Homeschooling families including the planning of group trips and events. We welcome any and all Michigan residents (and those soon to become residents) to join us. We all enjoy the exchanging of links, curriculum, materials, joys, and even the heartaches of homeschooling.

Michigan Homeschoolers Recycle Network Statewide

This list is strictly for Michigan Homeschooling families interested in exchanging, selling, looking for, or giving away anything homeschool related.

Michigan Special Needs Statewide

This is a special needs information resource loop for both homeschoolers and non. It was originally going to be set up strictly for only homeschoolers, but it was realized that our children are already limited enough. We, as parents, have good information to share no matter our educational choices. We need not limit ourselves or our children to one group or another. Hopefully this loop will be a place where we can come together and share much needed resources, intellectual discussion and friendship. This group offers support to parents of a child (or children) with developmental delays (speech and language, motor, cognitive, sensory, emotional and social, etc.).

Homeschool Help (Emmanuel Center) Statewide

Welcome to homeschooling's HomeSchool Help. One of our primary services is to offer Curriculum Consulting for a wide variety of homeschooling families, across all grade levels and needs.

The NICHE Statewide

The purpose of The NICHE is to provide a comfortable, enriching environment for home educators to meet, inform, encourage, and enjoy one another. Our focus is on education rather than religious or political matters. All home educators are welcome to join and participate in NICHE activities.

INCH (Information Network for Christian Homes) Statewide

INCH was founded by families who were seeking to find ways to legally home educate their children in Michigan. This quickly expanded to helping families throughout the state & became a conduit for families to share homeschool resources & information

Thumb-Area Homeschoolers Thumb area of Michigan

This is an online group for homeschooling families in the Thumb of Michigan. Our goal is to provide members with a network of friends within our area with which to share our homeschooling adventures.

Junior Explorers Thumb area of Michigan

Looking to put together a support network for homeschoolers in the Lapeer, ... Fostoria, Mayville, Caro, Otter Lake, Otisville, Columbiaville, Lapeer, Millington and other surrounding areas. If there is a need for this area, we'll look into field trips and other fun activities.

T.E.A.C.H. Traverse City

TEACH is a Christ-centered home school support group based in Traverse City that is serving home school families throughout northwest lower Michigan.

Michigan Catholic Home Educators Troy

Provides annual conference, quarterly newsletter, free resource & beginner's guide, commencement exercises, and directory of local Catholic support groups.

Copper Country Home Educators Upper Peninsula

Access the latest updates on events and activities, download the most recent newsletter to read or to print, find out when the next board meeting is, or contact CCHE.

Homeschoolers of Washtenaw Washtenaw County

Welcome! H_O_W is an inclusive group for homeschooling and unschooling families in Washtenaw County, Michigan and surrounding areas. Our group mission statement is to respect all opinions, celebrate the diversity of our members and help enrich the homeschooling community by creating educational and social opportunities in the area as well as being an online forum for homeschoolers to discuss any topic of interest. We generally get together for fun activities once a week, and all members are invited to plan and announce activities at any time. H_O_W offers social and educational activities and support for homeschoolers. Some current activities include park days, bowling, and Moms night out.

Michigan Wayne County Homechoolers Wayne County

This is a Secular/Inclusive home school group where we can come to find support, ask questions and plan field trips throughout the year. If you are homeschooling or thinking about homeschooling, we invite you to participate in this group. We offer support to anyone regardless of religion, race, or educational method. Our group stresses diversity and open-mindedness.

Home School Building Connections West Michigan

Connects home schoolers in West Michigan with the information, support, activities and events that will help them reach their home education goals

Oratory of the Blessed Sacrament - Archdiocese of Detroit Wyandotte

Catholic community of home-educators located in the Archdiocese of Detroit and based at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Wyandotte, MI.

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