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by Mary Ann Kelley

Minnesota Arts & Sports Opportunities for Homeschoolers

Homeschool Arts Opportunities in Minnesota

Kirby Music StudioAndover

Individual piano lessons available in private instructors Andover home studio. Instructor is a homeschool graduate, and has four years instructing experience after 16 years of classical training.

Twin Cities Homeschoolers for the ArtsApple Valley

TCHA provides performing arts classes and opportunities for home educated students in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area.

Acting Adventures Theater ProgramBurnsville

Acting Adventures Theater Program offers homeschoolers the opportunity to study Acting, Voice, Dance, Improvisation and More. Classes are held on Wednesdays from 1-2pm and also on Fridays from 10-11am.

In The Company of Kids "Creative Arts Center" LLC (Theater School)Burnsville

Homeschool classes at In the Company of Kids. Acting Adventure Programs - Children have the opportunity to act, sing, dance, do puppetry, improv and more in a non competitive, nurturing environment. Classes are adapted to the age of the children enrolled. Classes are run through the school year with summer camps offered as well. Currently also offering Tap dance classes.

In the Company of Kids Performing Arts CenterBurnsville, Hopkins, Richfield, Maple Grove, Minnetonka

Performing Arts Center now with 5 locations: Burnsville, Hopkins, Richfield, Maple Grove and Minnetonka. Students study acting, song, dance, writing scripts, improvisation and of course the performance of plays. Programs for all ages and all abilities.

Maria Benaros Violin StudioEagan

Violin lessons in Eagan, MN, for children 4+, by an experienced and caring teacher. Special program and rates for home schooled children. Please visit website or email for more information.

Academy of Russian BalletEden Prairie

Provides flexible daytime on-going homeschool classes and performance opportunities. The Academy of Russian Ballet is committed to educating children in the best traditions of Russian Ballet Mastership. The Academy's comprehensive curriculum, based on the Vaganova Method. For more information contact: Kirill Bak, director: 612-501-9208, or email administrator:

Cara Mattson Music StudioLakeville

Private voice (singing) lessons in Lakeville, MN. MN Licensed K-12 General/choral music teacher. I teach music theory along with the singing lessons.

Rince Nua Irish DanceMaple Grove

Irish dance is a traditional, wholesome activity that combines musicality and high energy exercise. Rince Nua offers daytime Irish dance classes for pre-k through third grade. PreK/Kindergarten will focus on rhythm, coordination and basic Irish dancing skills. Grades 1-3 will learn the skills that make up the beginner reel, slip jig and single jig. No dance experience required. (Contact the studio for options for older dancers.)

Farmhouse Music StudioMedina

Piano and Voice Lessons for students of all ages and abilities. Lessons are individually designed to meet the needs of each student and his or her goals. Classical, jazz, Broadway, and pop/rock music explored. Accompanying, coaching, theory tutoring also offered. Experienced, accomplished instruction helps students develop a life long love of music.

Cello and Bass LessonsMinneapolis

Private lessons on cello or bass. Teacher has BM and MM in music from Juillard on double bass and is a Suzuki certified cello teacher.

Strike Up The Band!Minneapolis

Homeschool Bands & Chamber Orchestra in the Twin Cities

Minnesota Center for Book ArtsMinneapolis

Minnesota Center for Book Arts offers workshops for students 2 years of age and up. Create handmade books, paper, and prints, while learning about the history of these traditions. Connect your curriculum to your project when planning your trip for deeper learning in Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Art, or History.

Violin BeginnersMinneapolis/St. Paul

Violin Beginner I for ages 4 - 8 and Violin Beginners II for ages 9 - 12. Private and group lessons

Violin and Viola LessonsMinneapolis/St. Paul

Private lessons for violin and viola for all ages. Teacher works full time as a teacher, performer, and artistic administrator. He holds a BM in viola performance and is a registered teacher with the Suzuki Association of the Americas.

Beck Piano StudioPlymouth/Maple Grove/Central Hennepin County

Piano lessons in Northwest Hennepin County. Beginners through advanced welcome. Conservatory-trained instructor with Bachelors and Masters degrees in Music Education. 20+ years teaching experience. Convenient daytime lessons available. Summer and fall openings are filling up. Contact Cindy at the email listed.

Maestoso Band/ensemblesSaint Louis Park

Student ensembles for students of all ages and abilities.

Ordway Center's Performing Arts Classroom SeriesSaint Paul

The Performing Arts Classroom Series features weekday matinee performances of world-renowned global music and dance companies for students in kindergarten through twelfth grades. Performances are approximately one hour and take place in the Ordway Center's Main Hall. Ordway Center provides Study Guides for all performances.

Cynthia Ali Studios LLCSaint Paul

Offering piano, guitar, flute and voice private lessons. Located in Saint Paul near Como Lake and Roseville. Please email for price and availability.

Heather Christman Voice and Piano StudioShakopee, Savage, Prior Lake, Burnsville, Chaska, and Eden Prairie

Voice and Piano Studio with daytime openings for homeschool families. Teacher with Music Education Degree and 16 years private studio experience. Welcoming families in the Southwest Metro area. Contact 952-457-9545 or

Saint Paul Ballet's Holiday Show: Clara's DreamSt. Paul

December 2, 2016

Saint Paul Ballet has a school holiday show offering to Clara's Dream! Details: 10:00 AM Friday, December 2nd at the O'Shaughnessy Auditorium in St. Paul. $7.50/ticket (chaperone's receive a free ticket) Groups of 50 or more will have the price reduced to $5.00. A 20% deposit from the schools by November 1st will ensure your reservation. Call 651-343-7531 to arrange your ticket reservations.

Eighty Eight Notes School of MusicSt. Paul/Roseville

Music classes for all ages and levels. Group and Private, preschool classes included. Choose from many different instruments and lesson packages. Two convenient locations to choose from.

Creo Arts & Dance ConservatoryWayzata

Offering ballet, jazz, modern/lyrical, hip-hop and tumbling classes. The school also offers dance classes with a biblical focus and faith based performance opportunities. Dance can be used as gym credits for home schoolers.

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts- Homeschool Arts Enrichment ProgramWinona

The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) offers a daytime classes in theatre, dance, music, and visual art specifically designed for homeschool students. Homeschoolers are invited to participate in our annual homeschool art exhibit and attend daytime performances by MCA's Dance Repertory Company.

Homeschool Sports Opportunities in Minnesota

Horse Course Home School Program Andover

Bunker Park Stable offers a great program for horse crazy home school student. The Horse Course program is a weekly 2 hour time frame for four weeks. This program involves both theory and riding instruction. The first hour of each week will consist of theory work that will cover safety, horse care, anatomy, and breeds. The second hour will be spent on the horse in a structured riding lesson covering safety, control, communication between horse and rider, proper position and rhythm. For more information or to sign up you can go to our website or call (763) 757-9445.

HomeSchool Open Gym Farmington

Homechool Open Gym and Open Swim days to homeschool students and families. Our gym has volleyball, basketballs, dodge ball, hula hoops available, or bring your own equipment! We have a 6 lane 25 yd pool with basketball hoops, kickboards, and lots of water.

Base Camp Fort Snelling

A camp in the city! Come to Base Camp for a one-of-a-kind interactive experience in a unique urban setting. Located in Fort Snelling, Minnesota, Base Camp offers year-round opportunities for team building, rock climbing, rope courses, and archery. Base Camp is open to everyone in the community!

Uptown Martial Arts Minneapolis

Traditional Korean Martial Arts (Kung Jung Mu Sul). Classes are forming now for ages 8 and up.

Great Wolf Swim Team North Metro

A swim team in the north metro area with many swimmers that are apart of the Minnesota homeschool community.

St. Croix Training Center Camps Twin Cities

Spend the week at St. Croix Training Center working with select staff. Participants will experience St. Croix's principles of horsemanship that teach a well rounded approach to working with horses from the ground up. Horse Handling & Approach, Nutrition & Health, Barn Maintenance & Care, Ground Work are all a part of this camp. And, of course, participants will spend plenty of time in the saddle riding both hunt and western. Camp modules are designed to keep youth of all ages and abilities engaged. As campers progress so does the curriculum making more than one week at horse camp an option for many children.

Minnesota Homeschool Hockey Twin Cities Metro

Christian hockey program for homeschooled students

Bubble Smash Sports Twin City Area

Bubble Smash Sports is the fast-paced new sport that lets you, bash, crash and smash your way across the field. Most often used for soccer games, the bubble suits keep you safe, while letting you land the biggest of hits.

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