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Sports and Arts Opportunities

by Mary Ann Kelley

North Carolina Arts & Sports Opportunities for Homeschoolers

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Use the secondary navigation menu above to quickly make your way to pages for North Carolina state organizations, local homeschool groups, classes, co-ops, field trips, and more.

Homeschool Arts Opportunities in North Carolina

After-school Art RoomAngier

Art classes for youth ages 5-12 at the Angier Parks & Recreation building. Art classes provide students with the opportunity to explore and learn through paint, mixed-medium, oil pastel, watercolor...

Spanish and French classesApex

Spanish and French classes taught by an experienced professionals. Offering private, semi-private (2-3), small group (4-5), and medium group (6-7) classes. Class Levels: true beginner (no prior exp...

Beginning Knitting and Sewing ClassesApex

Beginning knitting for ages 8+ and sewing classes for ages 12+, as well as more advanced classes. Check the website for more information.

Music Group Classes/CampsApex

Now offering home school music classes! Curriculum includes music history, theory, and of course instruction on instruments. Classes are grouped by age. This 10 week group class is being offered Tu...

Odyssey Ceramic Arts Kids ClassesAsheville

Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts offers classes for kids.

Richmond’s StudioAsheville

Fine art classes

Odyssey Center for Ceramic ArtsAsheville

Adventures in Clay, Kinder Klay, Captain Gabe's Clay Creations and Characters in Clay

Fun Piano Lessons!Asheville

One-on-one piano lessons

Asheville Community TheatreAsheville

Student Matinee performances of upcoming shows in the Fall of 2010.

Music Academy AshevilleAsheville

Homeschool families love the Asheville Music School for its diversity of offerings, fantastic instruction and ease of scheduling. Private lessons are taught on all instruments and voice. 35 Instr...

Asheville Music SchoolAsheville

Strengthening WNC communities through music education and outreach. Asheville Music School, located on Pack Square in downtown Asheville, is open 7 days a week and lessons can be scheduled any time...

Jan’s Art AcademyAsheville

This resource offers Summer art camps to students ages 4.5-18 yrs. Camps are weekly, Mon-Fri from 9am-12pm. They begin the first week of June through August 2018. A time for discovery and fun!

Voice Lessons with Claire L. Duffle (Boone)Boone, Watauga County

Voice lessons for ages 4 & up! Voice coaching for auditions and events. Healthy vocal technique to find your unique voice and help you reach your highest potential in a safe and fun environment!

Kinderdance ClassesCarolina Beach, NC

Kinderdance is a developmental ballet, tap and acrobatics program that incorporates pre-academic skills in each lesson plan. Children learn numbers, colors, shapes, letters and vocabulary while lea...

Live Spanish Classes OnlineCary

Live Spanish classes online, for beginners and intermediate students.

Private Piano, Theory or Composition Lessons at Charles Wolf StudioCary

Charles Wolf Studio is a professional, private music studio that provides high quality, technical instruction on the piano in a fun and safe learning environment with an expert instructor. This stu...

smART Room StudioCary

The smART Room Studio is a home art studio specifically for homeschooled students, ages 5 - 18 yrs. Classes are taught by a professional artist with a NC teacher's license for Art K-12th. Each clas...

Chapel Hill School of Musical Arts Acting ProgramChapel Hill

The Acting Program (TAP) at Chapel Hill School of Musical Arts is a year-round actor training program for students of all ages. Students in TAP attend weekly technique classes where they develop es...

Balanced Music StudiosChapel Hill/Durham/Pittsboro

Looking for private voice or piano lessons for your homeschooled student? Balanced Music Studios offers professional one-on-one instruction in-home or in-studio for every level and age! Whether y...

Home school ceramics classesCharlotte

Students merge energy, creativity, imagination with studio equipment to produce FUNctional Seasonal, clay projects! Beginners learn! Advanced students encouraged to explore! Kids 6 years and up inv...

music4life – Music Classes & KindermusikCharlotte

Music4life presents an innovative approach to music education for all ages by integrating the most up-to-date research concerning music and human development to provide a well-planned, age appropri...

Charlotte Academy of Music Music ClassesCharlotte

Welcome to Charlotte Academy of Music, a privately owned music school providing music instruction for students of all ages in a fun and professional environment.We are proud to be a licensed Mus...

Rock UniversityCharlotte

Music Lessons- Performance Band LessonsIndividual Lessons Guitar Bass Drums Vocals Keyboards Performance based music lessons. Existing Band Improvement with Professional Artist. Band Rehearsal S...

Portfolio PrepCharlotte

Expert portfolio instruction for homeschool students who dream of attending Art, Fashion, or Design School. Lore Emelio Design Studio is the perfect place to get started. Providing step-by-step ins...

Clarkson Music StudiosCharlotte

Private Lessons in Drum Set, Piano, Voice and Songwriting as well as homeschool classes.

Dedicated Homeschool Ceramics ClassesCharlotte

The Matthews Community Center has collaborated with Arts Delivered to offer home school groups ceramics classes. Classes will be ongoing.

Arts Delivered Homeschool ClassesCharlotte

Offering ceramics and mixed media classes at McDowell Art center in Matthews. Classes are held Wednesdays in January.

Bold MusicCharlotte

Bold Music offers private, in-home music lessons for a variety of disciplines: everything from guitar to piano, voice, drums, music production, and more. Learn more at

Arts DeliveredCharlotte

Fall 2017 Home School Ceramics/Pottery classes in Indian Trail, Matthews, Pineville!

Kids’ Day @ Dish It Out Pottery PaintingCharlotte

Dish It Out Pottery Painting studio provides art enrichment at an affordable price. Each Monday, September to May, Studio Time for children 16 and under is just $3 an hour, half off the normal $6/h...

International Capoeira School – CharlotteCharlotte

Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines music, dance, and acrobatics. Capoeira has many benefits for children including coordination, rhythm, balance, respect, confidence, music, and l...

Eagles’ Wing StudioCharlotte

Audition info for the fall 2018 term for rigorous musical theatre training classes in South Charlotte, NC can be found https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VLTyHtTGJ304XdDLdHIqvlKujwkS9Y527lKXLEH7b0...

Dance to YouCharlotte

Dance to You is committed to providing high quality dance instruction at an affordable cost for preschoolers and homeschoolers in the Charlotte area. This business wants to inspire a passion for mu...

Square Dance LessonsCharlotte Metro Area

Square Dance is a dying activity that has many benefits to folks of all ages. It promotes physical activity as well as social skills, etiquette, commitment and brain function.There are a numb...

“The Little Mermaid, Jr” Musical Theatre Summer Camp offered by Drama KidsConcord

This event provides children ages 8-14 with a musical theatre learning and performing experience. This is a Summer Drama Camp which meets June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 am-5:00 pm. The location is 426 ...

“Improvisation Station”, Drama Camp for Middle School Students offered by Drama KidsConcord

This is a drama camp especially designed for students aged 10-15. The dates are July 9-13 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Students will learn the art of improvisation which develops self-confidence, public...

Summer Drama Camp for elementary students offered by Drama Kids.Concord

This resource is available to children ages 7-12. This summer drama camp helps develop creativity, self-confidence, and speaking skills. Campers will play drama games/activities and learn and perfo...

Lessons On The LakeDavidson

We provide small group Music Instruction to home-schooled students: Services Include: Piano, Guitar, and Vocal coaching. New this Fall,09 we will have Art Instruction for all ages. We area locate...

Eagles Wings Studio’s presents: The Music ManDowntown Charlotte

By turns of wicked, warm, romantic, and touching, The Music Man is family entertainment at its best. Merideth Willson's six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences s...

Violin LessonsDurham

Professional violinist and teacher of 10 years, offering private instruction to students of all levels, from beginner to advanced. Teacher is classically trained with a bachelor's and master's degr...

Angela Sigl Voice LessonsDurham, Raleigh, Chapel Hill

CALLING ALL GLEEKS! Are you thinking about auditioning for your school musical? Are you preparing for a talent show, audition or contest? Angela Sigl offers voice, piano and acting lessons for aspi...

Lovelace Voice StudioGastonia and Hickory

Learn to sing one on one in private voice lessons or with a friend in a small group setting. Enjoy lessons in voice rooted in healthy vocal technique from a classically trained opera singer. Styl...

BGoodMusicStudiosGastonia, Kings Mountain, Shelby

Bridget Goodwin CT ABRSM is a Music Tutor, Arranger, Composer, Mentor & Performer. Certified and qualified with over 25 Years of experience. Lessons are informative, engaging and fun. Offering...

Private Violin and Piano InstructionGraham/Alamance County

The goal for each music student is to excel not only in music, but also in personal development. Using a combination of Suzuki and traditional methods for violin, lessons are offered to all ages an...

The Drama Center of City Arts in GreensboroGreensboro

The City Arts Drama Center offers classes and performance opportunities in theatre and video production for people of all ages. To get exact times for a specific class, register online at thedrama...

Art Alliance GreensboroGreensboro

Art Alliance Greensboro offers workshops and youth classes in pottery and fine arts during the weekdays geared for the homeschooled student. Class size is limited. Preregistration is required. Scho...

The Children’s Drama Center at City ArtsGreensboro

The Drama Center of City Arts in Greensboro offers Drama Classes for newborns to age 17. This Fall's classes included "Acting All Around" for ages 5-12; "Build a Character" for ages 9-16; Mini-Mus...

Guitar Lessons with Andy LemaireGreensboro

Andy Lemaire teaches guitar lessons in Greensboro, NC with an approach that is fun, practical, focused and relaxed. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Dance Education by designGreensboro/Burlington

Dance education by design offers classes specifically for home school families that follow the NC Essential Standards for Arts Education, allowing the students an arts experience of similar scope t...

Music Teacher/TherapistGuilford and Forsyth Counties

Offering piano lessons for all ages and levels, Instrumental lessons (beginner and intermediate), Music Therapy for all levels and categories of special education students, and Academic Tutoring in...

Lanti Music StudioIndian Trail

The objective of Lanti Music is to offer the highest standard of music instruction while allowing creativity & imagination to lead the way. Uses a multi-sensory approach to teaching. Students learn...

Exalt Music AcademyKnightdale

Exalt Music Academy exists to provide quality music education in a Christian environment for children and adults. This program is designed to develop the student's musical talents with the goal of ...

Painting the ParkLake Park

Offer children's Art classes in studio for $10 per class. Each class is one hour in length and children leave with an 8 X 10 " canvas. All classes are taught in a step by step method so even the mo...

Sanoon Violin AcademyMatthews

Summer group lessons. In-home Group lessons available as well as private in studio lessons.

Matthews Playhouse of the Performing ArtsMatthews

Matthews Playhouse offers matinee performances which allow homeschoolers to attend daytime school shows at a discounted rate. Bringing your group to a Matthews Playhouse school show performance wil...

Fine Art & InterArts Classes with Wild Root CreationsMatthews/South Charlotte

InterArtist Jen Haefeli, owner of Wild Root Creations, teaches private and group art classes weekly. Each class covers a studio art, musical performance, performance art, historical discussion, s...

In His StepsMooresville

Dance classes for girls 6th-12th grade. Performing arts ministry for girls.

Reed the MusicMooresville

Reed the Music offers one-on-one lessons in piano, flute, guitar, and record er for students of all ages in Mooresville, NC. Lessons include performance, technique, music theory, sight-reading, ear...

Homeschool Art Classes for ChildrenMooresville

Dynamic studio lessons engage student creativity and imagination, explore the elements of art using exciting materials, and incorporate art history too... Expert instruction, quality projects and t...

Music FunMooresville, Lake Norman

Music history, music appreciation, and private music lessons for guitar and piano. Music Fun is available for classes and individuals. Instructors hold degrees from Berklee College of Music and Pet...

ARTHOUSERaleigh

ARTHOUSE, is an art studio for children focusing on teaching artistic creativity through the combination of sensory stimulation (sound through music, sense of touch, smell, taste and sight). Medium...

Raleigh PianoRaleigh

In-home piano lessons for those in the North Raleigh area. Now accepting new students!

Kid Lab RaleighRaleigh

Kid Lab is a play space and art studio in downtown Raleigh, NC. Kid Lab offers unique indoor and outdoor stations suited for creative play and maximum learning. Classes are intentionally small an...

Erin Bartow’s Scottish Highland DancersRaleigh

Scottish Highland Dance Classes available all ages. A wholesome and traditional dance form. Instructors travel and teach classes at different Co-Ops around the Triangle as well as teach in Studio...

Falls River MusicRaleigh

Offering private and group Music Lessons for Guitar, Drums, Piano, Voice, Violin, Woodwinds and Brass, and more. Most lessons are conducted at the Music Lesson Studio in N Raleigh, but special Grou...

Robertson Music StudioRaleigh

Private instrumental lessons all ages! Piano, bassoon, flute, clarinet, saxophone and beginning brass. 30, 45 and hour lessons available!

Raleigh Boychoir, Inc.Raleigh

The Raleigh Boychoir was founded in 1968 and has become a cornerstone of the Triangle arts scene. The mission of the RBC is to train school-aged boys in the art of choral singing and keep them sin...

Flute LessonsRaleigh

Marissa Rose Stygles is a classical flutist who performs and teaches in the beautiful City of Oaks: Raleigh, North Carolina. She is an experienced flute teacher with a Masters degree from the Cleve...

Raleigh Music AcademyRaleigh

The Raleigh Music Academy offers quality music instruction for guitar, bass, piano, voice, banjo, mandolin, and voice. Also, occasional clinics and workshops are hosted with artists from all over...

Aggregate Theatre CompanyRaleigh

Aggregate Theatre Company performs four children’s theatre shows in four weeks. Performed by professional adult actors. Created for children ages 5-12. Performances at Church on Morgan (136 E Morga...

Suzuki Violin and Piano Lessons (private+group)Raleigh, North Carolina

Certified Suzuki Instructor, Meredith Mitchell, has built a robust private music studio practice with 30 violin and piano students over the last 5 years. In addition to piano and violin technique i...

Summer Photography ProgramRaleigh/Durham/RTP

A practical, hands on summer photography program is practical and hands on available to middle and high school students who will learn how to take pictures with a purpose. Runs June 23 - July 17 in...

Junior Potters Lessons and WorkshopsSouth End, Charlotte NC

Offering 2 different Junior Potters Experiences:~~~Junior Pottery Explorers – 6 Week Class – This is a great class for kids ages 6 to 16. This class introduces them to clay, the potters wheel,...

STARworks After School ProgramStar

STARworks after school programs are designed for motivated high school students who want to pursue artistic opportunities that are not readily available in typical high school settings. Instructors...

Destiny Dance InstituteWake Forest

Dance classes for all ages! Come experience the difference.

The Artful MindWake Forest

The Artful Mind is a unique fine art education program for children.

Capital Christian Homeschool BandsWake Forest/Youngsville/Franklinton

Capital Christian Homeschool Bands offers a comprehensive wind band program in a Christ-centered environment for homeschooled students ages 9 to 18 (grades 4-12) in the Wake Forest/Youngsville, NC ...

Private cello instructorWaxhaw

Lessons are tailored individually for students of all ages accommodating beginners to advanced students. University music majors, who are looking for additional coaching or a Master Class setting t...

Kids YogaWilmington

Kids Yoga classes are a special opportunity to provide your child with life-long skills that will give them a sense of calm, balance, and power!

Grace Note Music StudioWilmington

Piano lessons offered in private studio for students of all ages. Music theory, composition, technique, ear training are taught in a fun way and personalized to help the student develop their own ...

Greater Glory Worship ArtsWilmington

Greater Glory offers affordable homeschool and after-school artistic instruction. $40/8-week session. Offering classes in: Painting, Drawing, Drama, Dance, Videography, Photography, Musical Instrum...

Homeschool Sports Opportunities in North Carolina

Yong In Martial ArtsApex

Apex Yong-In Martial Arts is a Taekwondo School serving the Apex/Holly Springs area. Taekwondo lessons will help you develop focus, discipline, respect, and goal setting. Offering various programs,...

Kung Fu for Kids and TeensAsheville

After school Kung Fu classes teaching Internal Martial Arts with an emphasis on positive choice making and martial values rather than on fighting. The styles at the school include Praying Mantis, X...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ClassesAsheville

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instruction for self defense as well as sport. Ask about group classes, private instruction or both. Come see why this martial art is the most effective as well as the safest ma...

Equine Studies/ Breeding InternshipBahama

Hidden Hill Farm working student program for homeschoolers is going into its 7th year. The program was originally started in 2001, and later converted to a homeschool program. This program provides...

Appalachian Ski MountainBlowing Rock

French-Swiss Ski College at Appalachian Ski Mountain has Homeschool days at specific dates throughout the winter. Homeschool families can get an 8 hour slope pass, equipment rental and a 1 hour gro...

NC Lions Sports OrganizationsBurlington

Highly Competitive Home school Sports that compete against other home schools, charter schools, private schools, faith based institutions, and some public schools. This level of sports is just as c...

Sports ConnectionCharlotte

Sports Connection offers a variety of entertainment and sports activities. For Home School families, we have a physical education program. The PE class meets once every week for 2 hours. Age range ...

Charlotte NavigatorsCharlotte

A homeschool sports program, for middle school boys basketball and cross country, in the greater Charlotte area. Boys between the ages of 10-13 who homeschool are eligible to participate. Gaston Co...

Swim LessonsCharlotte

In Swim Basics students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills: Swim, float, swim and jump, push, turn, grab. Students develop comfort w...

Homeschool Martial Arts ClassesClayton

Martial Arts for Homeschoolers offers Fun, Fitness, and Family Values. Parker's Martial Arts Academy offers special Homeschool Martial Arts classes and programs for students to fit your family’s n...

Forsyth Home Educators (FHE)Forsyth

Forsyth Home Educators (FHE) is a Christian support group located in the heart of North Carolina representing more than 400 families that educate their children in the home.

Apex Spurs Basketball Fall Tourney and LeagueFuquay Varina, Holly Springs, Apex, Garner, Willow Springs

Fall basketball league for boys and girls grades 3-8. No experience required. The goal of the program is to build character, self-esteem and self-confidence; along with promoting educational succes...

PGA Jr. League at Eagle Ridge Golf ClubGarner

Eagle Ridge Golf Club will be hosting two 13 & Under teams this year with practices & interclub matches. Open to girls and boys age 13 and under, no experience needed. Join @PGAJrLeague tea...

Sword Circle-LLCGarner, Wake county

Sword Circle-LLC, an educational program teaching the art and history of Medieval Combat, is owned by Alex Foster, a home school graduate of 2008. Archery, Sword fighting, Self-defense, Arts & Craf...

SoccerOPGreensboro

SoccerOP began as a winter programming soccer company in 2003, as a way to facilitate the lack of soccer between fall and spring seasons. Currently, SoccerOP provides once and twice-weekly physica...

GC Heat-Guilford County Home Educators Athletic TeamsGuilford County and surrounding area

The GC-HEAT association has been organized to provide homeschooled students in Guilford County with competitive athletic opportunities comparable to publicly and privately educated students. GC He...

Homeschool Gym ClassesIndian Trail

GSS (Global Sports School) offers recreational gym classes as well as sports performance training for homeschool students in grades K-12. Gym Classes will be on Mondays and Thursdays, from 11am-12:...

Traditional Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do of RaleighRaleigh

Traditional karate of Okinawa taught to ages 6 and older. Program is designed to improve coordination, confidence, self-esteem, and physical fitness. Self defense and bully prevention are key comp...

Raleigh Center Ice Learn to SkateRaleigh

Raleigh Center Ice Learn to Skate program is a great athletic activity to do in small group settings. Classes are offer on Thursday evenings from 5:00pm - 5:30pm and on Saturdays from 2:00-2:30pm ...

Special Taekwondo for Homeschoolers in the Raleigh area (RTP area)Raleigh

Taekwondo is a perfect activity for your Homeschooler. Our studio is located in Raleigh close to Cary and Apex. We have a specific time and day for training and working with Homeschool students. ...

MSR JV and Varsity SportsRaleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill

The Montessori School of Raleigh looking to invite home school students to play on our 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th grade sports teams for the 2018-2019 school year. Offering the following sports: co-e...

Homeschool Horsemanship ProgramReidsville

This is a once a month 2 hour group horsemanship class for 1st grade and up. One class meeting on Tuesday and another class meeting on Wednesday. 1 to 3PM. $25.00 plus one-time $10.00 enrollment...

Air Fun Trampoline ParkTriad Area

Homeschool families use Air Fun Trampoline Park to satisfy their PE requirements. The dedicated Home School time is an excellent way for families to collaborate, connect, network and share and give...

Red Zone Razors Wrestling ClubWake Forest

Wrestling club providing instruction and competition opportunities in Folkstyle, Freestyle, and Greco Roman styles of wrestling. ​Youths in grades K - 12th welcomed. Wrestling benefits children as...

Reed’s Home School Karate & ActivitiesWaxhaw, Marvin, Weddington

Reed's Academy has over 8,000 Sq ft of Indoor & Outdoor space to allow Home Schoolers to feel like they have their own school. Reed's Home School Karate has individual classrooms for age separa...

Reins From Above Therapeutic Riding CenterWillow Springs

Reins From Above has volunteer opportunities at a new start up location in Willow Springs. Volunteers are needed every Saturday and Mondays. Ages 12 and up! The Riding Center is also now enrolling ...

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