Listing Local Homeschool Support Groups in the area of San Mateo, California (CA)


Outdoor Science Exploration

Classroom Science Fun!

We offer the most successful science teaching techniques. We're student centered and based on fun, active, hands-on learning activities and experiments. We realize the immense importance of effective science education for school and job opportunities, life time earnings and for contributing to our future's scientific capital.

Meeting: Usually an hour once a week at a school or community center, etc. Afternoon classes are popular.

Serving: Santa Cruz, Felton, Boulder Creek, Loma Prieta, Watsonville, Capitola, Aptos, Rio del Mar and Soquel.

Neighboring Counties: Fresno, CA, Kings, CA, Monterey, CA, San Benito, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA, San Mateo, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz, CA

Irvin Lindsey
Ph:(831) 419-2147


Oceanside Area Homeschool Connection

Weekly Park Day

We meet weekly on Wednesdays at a park day in Oceanside. Our group is for independent homeschoolers who like to have community with one another. We also have field trips and other activities.

Meeting: Wednesdays, Local park

1974 Winterwarm Drive, Fallbrook, CA 92028

Serving: Oceanside, Vista, Carlsbad, Bonsall, Fallbrook, San Marcos, Camp Pendleton and surrounding areas.

Neighboring Counties: Imperial, CA, Orange, CA, Riverside, CA

San Diego, CA

Melissa Burke
Ph:(760) 639-1953


New Friends Homeschool Group

Homeschool Park Day

This group is for homeschoolers, anyone planning to homeschool, or even thinking about homeschooling. We meet for park days as a means for parents and kids to socialize. We welcome everyone, no matter what age your child or children are.

Meeting: Cataldi Park, Fridays at 2pm (1pm in winter months).

Serving: San Jose, Milpitas, South Bay

Neighboring Counties: Alameda, CA, Merced, CA, San Benito, CA, San Mateo, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Stanislaus, CA

Santa Clara, CA

Maureen Sifuentes
Ph:(408) 667-7752


Christian Homeschoolers of Ripon

Join us for homeschooling fun.

Hi! We are a Christian homeschooling co-op located in Ripon, CA. It is our desire to get our children connected with each other in a fun, educational, and constructive atmosphere. We get together bi-weekly, for field trips, co-op classes, community service projects, holiday parties, PE, local events (e.g. plays) and other activities. All of our field trips, classes, and events are organized by parent volunteers which requires every family lead a class, an event, or coordinate a field trip or other co-op related activity.

Meeting: Located in Ripon, CA. We get together bi-weekly, usually on Fridays.

Serving: Ripon, Salida, Manteca, Lathrop, Escalon, Riverbank, Oakdale, Linden, Modesto, and surrounding communities

Neighboring Counties: Alameda, CA, Amador, CA, Calaveras, CA, Contra Costa, CA, Merced, CA, Sacramento, CA, San Joaquin, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Stanislaus, CA, Tuolumne, CA

San Joaquin, CA

Carlene Thurman

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Milpitas Homeschool Support Group

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The Milpitas Homeschool Support Group uses this group for announcements, home education discussions, a bit of socializing, and exchanging information. While we're based in Milpitas, California, we welcome those from Fremont, San Jose and other cities in the general Silicon Valley and SF Bay Area. We're an inclusive, relaxed group, with no bylaws, dues or participation requirements: everything is free or pay as you go. If you are currently homeschooling, or considering doing so, feel free to join and ask us a few questions or come and meet us!

Meeting: Join us for member-led field trips in various Silicon Valley areas.

1949 Grand Teton Dr., Milpitas, CA 95035

Serving: Milpitas, Warm Springs area of Fremont, Berryessa area of San Jose.

Neighboring Counties: Alameda, CA, Merced, CA, San Benito, CA, San Mateo, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Stanislaus, CA

Santa Clara, CA

Ann Zeise
Ph:(408) 942-5433

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Home Educators Achieving Results Together

Join us for activities and field trips!

We are a Christian support group for homeschooling families in the San Mateo County and surrounding areas in Northern CA. We offer weekly park days, Teachers Nights Out, special events and field trips.

Serving: San Mateo, Burlingame, Hillsorough, Millbrae, Redwood Junction, Sharp Park, Pacifica, Brisbane and surrounding areas.

Neighboring Counties: Alameda, CA, San Francisco, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

San Mateo, CA


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Bay Area Schools In Christ

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A Christian support group that serves families in the vicinity of the mid-Peninsula/South Bay Area who are privately homeschooling. We offer sports day, monthly meetings, family activities, summer bible studies, nature group, field trips, math club, and more. We are a group of loving, supportive families that care about education and the heart of the child.

Meeting: Park Days are for parents and children to gather in an outdoor setting and share fun and fellowship

Serving: Mid-Peninsula and South Bay areas including: Cupertino, Sunnyvale, San Jose, Santa Clara, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Burbank and surrounding areas.

Neighboring Counties: Alameda, CA, Merced, CA, San Benito, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Mateo, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Stanislaus, CA

Santa Clara, CA

Aimee McNally
Ph:(408) 340-0323

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San Francisco Bay Unschooling Network

Support for Unschoolers!

SFBUN seeks to create and support an unschooling community in the San Francisco Bay Area. For this reason, the SFBUN Yahoo group is open only to unschooling families and homeschooling families who are exploring unschooling. We strive to create opportunities for unschooling families to play together, make new connections, develop close friendships, and enjoy the freedom of living an unschooled life.

Meeting: SFBUN meets regularly around the San Francisco Bay Area for game days, potlucks, and other fun outings and get-togethers, with an emphasis on having fun!

Serving: San Francisco Bay Area, Bayview District, North Beach, Potrero Hill, Rincon Hill, Lower Haight, Bayview, Hunters Point, Daly City, Panhandle, Marina District, Brisbane, Colma and surrounding areas.

Neighboring Counties: Alameda, CA, Contra Costa, CA, Marin, CA, Merced, CA, San Benito, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Joaquin, CA, San Mateo, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Stanislaus, CA

Santa Clara, CA

Pam T.
Ph:(510) 527-1119

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Pacifica Homeschoolers

Building lifelong friendships!

Connecting families local to Pacifica and its surrounding areas with an emphasis on building a social network and peer group for the homeschoolers in the 8-13 year old range.

Serving: San Mateo, Hillsborough, Burlingame, Millbrae, Pacifica, Montara, South San Francisco, Brisbane, Daly City, Colma, and surrounding communities.

Neighboring Counties: Alameda, CA, Contra Costa, CA, Marin, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Mateo, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

San Mateo, CA


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South Bay Homeschool Teens

Social gatherings for teens!

We are gathering teens (12+) together to form an ongoing group to meet on a regular basis to plan and attend various social opportunities. Our group is purely social and all inclusive. Our goal is to help homeschool teens meet other homeschool teens across various social, geographic and educational philosophy areas with the hope to share interests and social events. We are not associated with any specific homeschool group or academic group.

Meeting: Montly meetings

Serving: Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Milpitas, Monte Saratoga, San Jose, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, and surrounding communities.

Neighboring Counties: Alameda, CA, Merced, CA, San Benito, CA, San Mateo, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Stanislaus, CA

Santa Clara, CA


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