Listing Local Homeschool Support Groups in the area of Cook, Illinois (IL)

      
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Beacon

We offer a dream...

Beacon (formerly Home Educators Loving Parents), provides opportunities that relate to the education of children and support of families. Our supportive efforts include time set aside for fellowship and encouragement through speakers and discussions and also through resources, workshops, field trips and group activities.

Meeting: Monthly meeting at the Elk Grove Village Library on the 4th Tuesday August thru May (except December) at 7:00 p.m.

Serving: Elk Grove Village, Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Arlington Heights, Schaumburg, Itasca, Medinah, Inverness, and surrounding communities.

Neighboring Counties: DuPage, IL, Kane, IL, Lake, IL, Will, IL, Lake, IN

Cook, IL

Amy Burnham
Ph:(847) 537-9184

Christian 

Northside Unschoolers Group of Chicago
(NUG)

Developing lasting friendships!

NUG is an open support group for homeschooling families in and around Chicago. Northside Unschoolers Group is a non-directed support group. We rely on the creativity, resources, needs and interests of NUG families to provide activities, classes and field trips for the group.

Meeting: Meets every other month on Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Bucktown-Wicker Park Library.

Serving: Chicago, Outer Harbor, Kenwood, West Town, Douglas, Oakland, and surrounding communities.

Neighboring Counties: DuPage, IL, Kane, IL, Lake, IL, Will, IL, Lake, IN

Cook, IL

Juli Walter
Ph:(773) 725-8891

Winifred Haun
Ph:(773) 454-9843

Unschool 

Catholic Homeschoolers in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago
(SalveRegina)

Welcoming all Catholic homeschoolers!

Our group is Catholic in character, and consists of practicing Catholic home schooling families. We seek to raise children who are strong in the practice and knowledge of their Catholic faith. We offer support and information to parents, and provide social, academic, and spiritual opportunities for our children. Our group is a cooperative one, dependent on its members for the planning of all our activities.

Meeting: Fourth Thursday evening of each month, Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Palatine, at 7:30 p.m.

Serving: Chicago, Oak Park, Cicero, Elmwood Park, Melrose Park, Hillside, Maywood, Berwyn, Riverside, Northlake, Brookfield, Park Ridge, La Grange, and surrounding communities.

Neighboring Counties: DuPage, IL, Kane, IL, Lake, IL, Will, IL, Lake, IN

Cook, IL

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Home Educated Teen Group

Open to home educated teens ages 13-19!

Our group consists of home educated teens who participate in projects, take field trips, classes, plan and run community service events, while having the opportunity to interact with their peers in a relaxed and informal setting. No dues, no requirements. Just the willingness to meet new people and build new friendships in a safe, educational and fun way.

Upcoming activities include: Kite Building & Flying, Scavenger Hunt, Learning about Finances Class (how to balance a check book, set up a budget etc), Excel Basics class, Job Application & Interview Skills Class, Acting and Theater Classes, Cooking Class, Documentary film about Home Education, Photography class, College Prep Class & more!

Meeting: Each Friday at various locations from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Serving: Cicero, Berwyn, Hyde Park, Bucktown, Wrigleyville, Lincoln Park, Oakland, Kenwood, Englewood, Oak Park, Burbank and portions of McHenry, Lake, Cook, DeKalb and Kane Counties.

Neighboring Counties: DuPage, IL, Kane, IL, Lake, IL, Will, IL, Lake, IN

Cook, IL

Mrs Richards

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Muslim HomeSchoolers of Greater Chicago
(MHSGC)

Connecting Muslim Homeschooling!

Homeschooling is unique to each family. In light of such philosophy, we would like to create a positive environment of learning and sharing of ideas to encourage success in this life and the next. We discuss issues of all aspects of life, but especially those related to homeschooling and child rearing with regards to Islamic principles. We also arrange or alert members to events, field trips, meetings, and opportunities in our area.

Meeting: Group meets for regular meetings, field trips and classes.

Rohlwing Road, Palatine, IL 60074

Serving: Palatine, Grayslake, Hillside, BolingBrook, and the surrounding Chicago area.

Neighboring Counties: Cook, IL, DuPage, IL, Kane, IL, Kendall, IL, Lake, IL, Will, IL, Lake, IN

Cook, IL

Donna Qassar

Simala Kureishy

Charlotte Mason
Classical
Eclectic
Muslim 

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Crossroads In Education

Following the road less traveled.

Crossroads in Education is a homeschool study and support cooperative. This group is for high school students and thier siblings. We are creating an experience where the children have the opportunity to get to know one another well. Families come together to provide classes, field trips and programs for their children.

Meeting: Weekly on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Worth, IL.

Serving: Oak Lawn, Alsip, Burbank, Worth, Palos Heights, Evergreen Park, Blue Island, Hickory Hills, and surrounding communities.

Neighboring Counties: DuPage, IL, Kane, IL, Lake, IL, Will, IL, Lake, IN

Cook, IL

Karen Hoogland

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Christian 

Grassroots Homeschoolers

Learning Naturally

Grassroots gatherings provide a chance for our children to interact with other homeschoolers of all ages. The special programs planned throughout the year often provide outstanding learning experiences. We offer a variety of field trips, activities, and clubs including: Drama, 4-H, Tweens & Teens, yearbook, ice skating, bowling, basketball and more. Free Open Membership. Monthly newsletter subscriptions available.

Meeting: The first and third wednesday each month at St. Paul's Church on Vollmer Road, Matteson, IL.

Serving: Bartlett, Bernice, Ford Heights, Hegewisch, Oak Lawn, Prospect Heights, Schiller Park, Schrum, and surrounding communities.

Neighboring Counties: DuPage, IL, Kane, IL, Lake, IL, Will, IL, Lake, IN

Cook, IL

Arlene Olson
Ph:(708) 720-1637

Inclusive 

Chicagoland Homeschoolers Inclusive Play & Support
(CHIPS_Illinois)

Member driven!

CHIPS is a group for diverse homeschooling families. Whether you're unschooling, using a more relaxed, eclectic approach or employing an educational program like Montessori or Waldorf, you'll feel welcome at CHIPS. Our goal is to provide opportunities for social interaction and creative play for our children as well as a place for parents of different homeschool philosophies to meet and interact. Children range in age from 0 to 12 years old.

Meeting: Every Tuesday, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at Plymouth Congregational Church in Plainfield.

409 W. Lockport Street, Plainfield, IL 60544

Neighboring Counties: Cook, IL, DeKalb, IL, DuPage, IL, Ford, IL, Grundy, IL, Iroquois, IL, Kane, IL, Kankakee, IL, Kendall, IL, La Salle, IL, Lake, IL, Livingston, IL, Will, IL, Lake, IN, Newton, IN

Cook, IL

Clementine Calleja
Ph:(630) 957-8341

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Secular 

Many Rivers Unschoolers
(MRU)

MRU children range in age from infant to teen.

We have children that range in age from infant to teen. The term "unschooling" means that we practice child-led learning, as opposed to following a set curriculum. Our special-interest groups currently include anime club, science club, game day, gym day, fiber arts group, and parent's night out. We also produce Undercurrents, our own journal of arts and literature, and participate in homeschool acting classes, swimming, and skating days.

Meeting: We meet every Wednesday for an unstructured play group, and on other days for special field trips and special-interest groups.

Serving: Naperville, Aurora, Joliet, Will County, DuPage County and the surrounding west Chicago, Illinois suburbs.

Neighboring Counties: Cook, IL, DeKalb, IL, DuPage, IL, Grundy, IL, Kane, IL, Kankakee, IL, Kendall, IL, La Salle, IL, Lake, IL, McHenry, IL, Will, IL, Lake, IN

Cook, IL

Many Rivers

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Christian Chicago Area Relaxed Educators
(CCARE)

Living and Learning in the Freedom of Christ

Meeting: Moms' meetings are on the first Friday of every month. Location changes.Children's activities, including park days, are every Thursday morning 10:30-12:30.

Serving: Chicago and nearby suburbs

Neighboring Counties: DuPage, IL, Kane, IL, Lake, IL, Will, IL, Lake, IN

Cook, IL

Julie Polanco
Ph:(708) 484-5014

Christian 

      

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