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by Mary Ann Kelley

Virginia Homeschool Organizations

Home Educators of Virginia

Home Educators Association of Virginia is a member-supported, statewide, nonprofit homeschool association that operates from a biblical worldview. HEAV serves all homeschoolers and since 1983 has worked tirelessly to promote and protect homeschool interests in Virginia through information, legislation, and resources.

VaHomeschoolers

The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers - The Old Dominion's only fully inclusive, member directed, and volunteer driven state association. VaHomeschoolers is neutral in matters of religion and partisan politics. Helping homeschoolers is our only agenda.

Virginia Homeschool Support Groups

Albemarle County Homeschoolers Network Albemarle County

Open to all homeschoolers (and those considering homeschooling) in Albemarle County, Va, and the surrounding area. This list allows members to invite people to join them for park days and craft times, list local community activities, form co-operative learning groups, and announce seminars or other information important to homeschoolers. My hope is to make it easier for new homeschoolers (or those new to the area) to make friends, form playgroups or study groups, and have questions about homeschooling in Va answered.

VAEclecticHS Alexandria, Prince William, Fairfax and Stafford county areas

A large, active, fully inclusive list for in-depth discussion of issues affecting homeschooling, and for news about media articles and programs, proposed legislation, research, conferences and other information of interest to Virginia homeschoolers

Valley Homeschooling Network Augusta County

Open to all adult homeschoolers and unschoolers in Augusta County and the surrounding area. This message board will serve as a way to contact fellow homeschoolers, share resources, offer support and 'get connected' with one another.

Cville_wish Yahoo Group Charlottesville

Cville_wish is a waldorf inspired, homeschool group of families from Charlottesville, VA. Members participate in playgroup settings, handwork activities, festivals, spring and fall co-ops, and support.

FAHA- Fredericksburg Area Homeschoolers' Association Fredericksburg

A secular intentional homeschooling community with attachment parenting and natural living values. FAHA ia a member-led association of interest groups that get together for clubs, events, classes, projects, field trips, etc. Members live in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the surrounding counties, are eclectic homeschoolers and unschoolers, both moms and dads with children ranging from babies to teens.

FAHA Fredericksburg

FAHA is more than a homeschool support group, we are an intentional community. We are a secular, close-knit, like-minded group of homeschoolers living around Fredericksburg, Virginia who meet at least once a week--regularly on Wednesdays--for projects, activities, field trips, and park days. We share the values of attachment parenting, respectful parenting, and natural living. We are eclectic homeschoolers (with leanings toward unschooling), with children ranging from baby to 12.

Giles Homeschool Network Giles County

The Giles Homeschool Network was formed in 1999 to serve homeschooling families in Giles and surrounding counties. The purpose is to provide information, encouragement, and educational opportunities for families who educate their children at home. While a Christian worldview represents the majority of the members,all homeschoolers are welcome.

Greene Home Insteaders Greene County

Greene Home Insteaders offers support and encouragement to homeschooling families in the Greene County, Virginia area. Members attend park days, craft times, list local community activities, announce seminars, and form co-operative learning groups.

Homeschooling In King George King George

For homeschoolers living in King George, Virginia to connect and share local happenings.

Northern Virginia Gifted Club Northern Virginia

We have a small social group for gifted kids in the Northern VA area. No "definitions" -- no "proof" of any kind required. We are not an academic group. The goal is to help our "statistically insignificant" kids meet others who are as sensitive, intense, and persistent as they are, and to have a good time together.

REACH Group Homeschool Orange, Culpeper, Madison, Greene Co, Charlottesville, Spotsy, Fredburg, King George, Caroline Co, PWC, Manassas, Haymarket, Sumerduck, Remington, Dumfries, Woodbridge, Springfield, Fairfax and more.

Welcome to the REACH Group Homeschool email loop for 2009-2010 school year. REACH is Christian led but is open to all regardless of religion, race or politics. REACH's goal is to offer meaningful and educational opportunities for all homeschoolers in the Virginia area. We are a very active group that participates in many fieldtrips and workshops for children of all ages.

Pulaski County Va. Homeschoolers Pulaski County

Pulaski County Va. Homeschoolers is open to all families educating their children at home in and around Pulaski County Virgina. People of all faiths, beliefs and lifestyles are welcome to join. We represent a variety of homeschooling methods and philosophies, and aim to be respectful of our different approaches and encouraging of one another. We all share a common goal: to encourage and facilitate families that choose to educate their children at home.

Teaching Social Skills to Special Needs Kids Reston

Licensed clinicians on staff to help families thrive.

Richmond Area Homeschoolers Richmond

This is an inclusive group of Richmond (Virginia) area homeschoolers to share ideas, organize get togethers, and for general support.We get together for picnics and have regular field trips. We have Spanish and French classes and various homeschool clubs.

Richmond Preschool Homeschoolers Richmond

This is an inclusive group of Richmond (Virginia) area homeschoolers of preschool aged children to share ideas, organize get togethers, and for general support. We have play dates in the park and field trips suited to preschool aged children. We also have Spanish Classes.

Richmond Regional Home Educators Richmond

RRHE is a homeschool support group that recognizes the truth of Scripture and the Lordship of Christ over all aspects of life, including family and education. The goal of RRHE is to continue to strengthen the bond of the vibrant homeschool community in the Richmond area through services offered online and through activities and meetings within the Richmond region.

Homeschool Resources Group Richmond

Homeschool Resources Group is a Richmond, Va based group which provides learning and social resources, activities and field trips for children who are home-schooled, no matter which method of instruction is being used at home.We currently have a field trip coming up in October that we are hoping to make a frequent trip. We will be attending a learning session at J. Craig Venter, which is a genomics lab in Maryland. We will depart from Richmond by bus at 6 am, head to Maryland for the session, then visit the Natural History Museum at the Smithsonian, before returning to Richmond. The trip cost is $60, and includes lunch. Contact me, or visit our web group for more information and permission slips.

Homeschool Resources Group Richmond, Henrico, Chesterfield and surrounding areas

Homeschool Resources is an interactive community to chat, share resources and ideas. The resource seeks to bridge the gap with like-minded groups. Provides many events, field trips, and educational resources to its members.

Spotsylvania Regional Christian Homeschoolers Spotsylvania

"Spotsylvania Regional Christian Homeschoolers (SRCH) is for Christ Centered homeschooling families living in or around Spotsylvania County. Since 1997, SRCH has had an active core membership who have orchestrated social and educational activities for children and parents. Families benefit greatly from the fellowship and encouragement of one another. Our goal is to provide a familiar 'family' of friends to walk with in this homeschool journey."

Stafford Homeschoolers Stafford

Stafford Homeschoolers is an inclusive homeschool support group and education cooperative for families in Stafford and the surrounding areas. Stafford Homeschoolers offers activities for all ages such as park days, field trips, community service projects, special events like picnics and parties, a monthly Mom's Night Out, and an educational co-op.

Local Virginia Homeschool Support Groups Statewide

By HEAV

Virginia Homeschool Groups Statewide

From VaHomeschoolers

Homeschooling Tidewater Teens Tidewater

A place where Southeastern VA parents of teens and preteens can share resources, offer support and encouragement and plan get togethers. This list is open to anyone regardless of style and methods of homeschooling, religion or how long you've homeschooled. In order to keep HTT a place of support and encouragement,discussion of politics and religion are not allowed.

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