Listing Local Homeschool Support Groups in the area of Santa Cruz, California (CA)

      
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Outdoor Science Exploration
(OSE/CSF)

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

Science 

New Friends Homeschool Group
(NFH)

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

 

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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Bay Area Schools In Christ
(BASIC)

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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
(SFBUN)

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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South Bay Homeschool Teens
(SBHTeens)

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

Information

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AWL Little Digits

Playing with the little ones!

We are a play group for children who homeschool and are between the ages of 0-6. Each week, one parent brings a craft for the children to do. While the children play, the moms are able to enjoy friendship, and share information about homeschooling with each other. If you are currently homeschooling or considering homeschooling, you are welcome to meet us at one of our Wednesday homeschool park days.

Meeting: Group meets Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to Noon at various parks around San Jose.

Serving: San Jose, Burbank, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Milpitas, Campbell, and surrounding communities.

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

Santa Clara, CA

Information

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Santa Barbara Homeschool Network
(SBHN)

A relaxed environment for all!

The Santa Barbara Homeschool Network is a free, secular, and inclusive support group to help homeschooling families in the Santa Barbara area share information and plan events, activities, field trips, etc. This is an eclectic group welcoming a wide spectrum of philosophies and approaches to homeschooling. Families with all ages of children, from birth on, are welcome and encouraged to start exploring homeschooling. It's never too early to begin creating community!

Serving: Buellton, Goleta, Guadalupe, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Solvanq, and surrounding communities.

Neighboring Counties: San Luis Obispo, CA, Ventura, CA

Santa Barbara, CA

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South Bay Free 2 Play

Making learning fun!

South Bay Free2Play is a group for mindful unschooling families and homeschooling families interested in learning more about unschooling to gather for mostly unstructured play in the South Bay area. There may be organized or spontaneous trips to museums, beaches, zoos, etc.

Meeting: Group gatherings are held on Friday afternoons at various South Bay parks and Monday mornings at member's homes.

Serving: Buena Vista, Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Palo Alto, 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

Lisa Biesemeyer
Ph:(415) 310-5672

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Bay Area Christian Homeschoolers
(BACH)

Join in the fun!

Bay Area Christian Homeschoolers is a group whose membership includes both private and public/charter Christian home educators. Our purpose is to encourage, support, and mentor one another in our shared conviction that Jesus Christ should have first place in our lives and in our homes. BACH provides a yahoogroup, weekly (Wednesday) Sports Day in Sunnyvale, monthly Mothers and Mentors (M&M) fellowship meetings, and an annual Science & Art Fair.

Serving: Cupertino, San Jose, Mountain View, Los Altos, Saratoga, Los Gatos, Campbell, Milpitas and surrounding communities

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

Santa Clara, CA

Paige Burgess

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