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Home School Resources

The Colorado Department of Education does not endorse home school co-ops or support groups, but lists them strictly as an informational service to home school families. Each organization listed here, whether secular or religious-based, has requested to be posted on this site. However, this is not a complete list of the home school organizations throughout Colorado. If you represent a home school group and would like your contact information listed, please contact us.

Home school programs are considered private businesses and CDE does not have any jurisdiction over these types of programs. If you would like to file a complaint against a non-public organization, please contact the Attorney General's Consumer Fraud Unit at (720)508-6006 or click here to visit their website and file an electronic complaint.

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Regional and Statewide Resources:

  
Brighton:Brighton Options Homeschool k-12
Brighton Options (Homeschool k-12) is open to all students regardless ofgeographic boundaries and offers  tuition free elective and academic classes which meet once a week, as well as a variety of programs and fun activities. An excellent selection of curriculum is available to check out for free. For more information, contact Amber Stevens at (720) 203-0239 or visit http://www.brightonoptions.com
Boulder

Boulder Explore offers an enrichment program one day a week with classes in STEM, visual arts, and performing arts. We also offer on-line participation during the week through extensions, blogs, and on-line activities. For more information visit http://www.boulderexplore.org.

 

Castle Rock:

Academy Charter School Homeschool Support Program offers classes exclusively for homeschool students. Contact information: 303.663.2374 or homeschool@academycharter.org.

Colorado Springs:

Academy District 20:  Home School Academy Programs: Our mission is to support and assist homeschooling families in their choice to be the primary educator of their children.  We offer three enrichment program options for students in grades K-8:  TRACKS – Outdoor Education, Academy of Arts – Integrated and Performing Arts, and the Home School Academy – Enrichment Program.  Programs are tuition free and offer additional resources to parents and students.  Please visit our website at www.asd20.org/hsa  for additional information.

The Cottage School Program:  The Cottage School Program is one of seven schools within The Classical Academy, the largest K-12 charter school in our state.  Our language arts emphasis program for K-8 serves more than 340 families.  The Cottage School Program at TCA is designed to uphold family instruction, core values, and educational direction developed at home. We are here to assist and reinforce parents in their role as the primary educators and to enhance educational instruction.  In addition to our language arts Core Knowledge instruction, we also offer four specials classes:  music, art, PE, and Classical Elements.  For more information, please visit our website at: http://www.edline.net/pages/TCA_Cottage 

Secular Homeschool Support Group
Contact information: 719.749.9126 or shssg@mindspring.com.

Denver Metro Area:

The Homeschool Alliance offers programs on Tuesdays from 8:45-3:30 for learners ages 5-16. This is a child-directed program that offers team building, group projects in STEM, literacy, and the arts. Contact information: 720-441-5061

Exl Learning Homeschool Hangout offers classes and resources for homeschool families pk-12 including assessments and portfolio support, tutoring, regular meeting space, and enrichment classes. Contact information: blane@exllearning.com or (303) 364-9581 

Denver Online High School-In addition to being a Denver Public Schools online high school, Denver Online supports high school home school students with tuition free curriculum, social activities, transcript support and college opportunities for those who enroll on a full-time basis. Contact information: info@dpsonline.org or visit our home page at http://online.dpsk12.org/

Engineering for Kids (K - 8th Grade) Engineering for Kids offers STEM based learning workshops and classes to assist Home School families in developing STEM related skills.  Kids will explore, design, create, build, test, improve and develop a love of learning science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).   And, more importantly, kids gain confidence in their ability to understand how math and science apply in our world through fun, engineering projects and challenges.   Engineering instructors present hands-on, inquiry based activities that help kids learn through exploration and experience math and science that is relevant to their lives.  View our schedule at:  www. EngineeringforKids.com/Denver or call 720-390-7972.    

Douglas County:eDCSD Online Education
A virtual/home school that offers a full elementary, middle and high school curriculum.
El Paso County:Mountain Vista Home School Academy is an alternative or an assistant to the home schooling parent in El Paso County. Mountain Vista is a 1st-12th grade enrichment program that meets once a week and is tuition free. Mountain Vista also offers other resources and activities.

Contact Information: jastewart@hsd2.org or 719-579-2160

Fort Collins:Rocky Mountain Homeschoolers
Contact information: contact@RockyMountainHomeschool.org
or 970.206.9569.
Lewis-Palmer:

Lewis-Palmer Homeschool Enrichment Academy
The Lewis-Palmer Homeschool Enrichment Academy is a program designed to support families of homeschooled students in kindergarten through 6th grade. For information, contact Judi Abbott at 719-640-6392 or jabbott@lewispalmer.org.

Littleton:

South Platte Park / Carson Nature Center

We offer several engaging nature/science-based programs throughout the year for homeschooled children in grades K-5.  Topics vary, but have included tracking, migration, winter survival, exploring aquatic animals, and other nature-related subjects.  Programs include classroom content and outdoor exploration with hands on discovery at South Platte Park.  Programs meet at the Carson Nature Center, 3000 W Carson Dr., Littleton and are less than $10 per student.  For more information, please visit us at www.ssprd.org/nature, or call (303) 730-1022. You can also email victorias@sspr.org.

The Little Gym of West Littleton

TLG welcomes students from ages 4-12 years old to join us in our various 60 minute physical education classes.  Your child will participate our unique 3-Dimensional, curriculum-based lessons that involve "Get Moving", "Brain Boost", and "Citizen Kid" components.  Each week we offer individualized instruction for your child and you will receive a Skills Growth tracker email that will detail how your child is progressing.  Come experience and enjoy success at all levels!  http://www.thelittlegym.com/WestLittletonCO/Pages/class-schedules.aspx
* TLG also offers 45-minute Parent/Child classes for children 4 months - 2.5 years old.  Please visit our site for more information and a complete listing of class options.

Longmont: Longmont Homeschool Group is an inclusive group
welcoming people of various faith and belief systems, various
homeschool styles, various lifestyles, and just plain
variety in general! We enjoy park days, play dates,
Mom's-night-out and all sorts of other wonderful gatherings.
Things are never dull, and everyone is welcome!
Northern Colorado:

NICHE Homeschool Group
Northern Inclusive Colorado Home Educator's Eclectic Resource

Northern Colorado:

Homeschoolers Under God (HUG) is a Christian support group for the homeschooling families in Northern Colorado. It is designed for fathers, mothers, and home-schooled children of all ages. Our purpose is to provide support, encouragement, information, and group activities to member families. www.homeschoolersundergod.com

South Denver:Common Grounds Homeschoolers
Support group in south Denver
Western Slope:

Grand Mesa Statesmanship Academy
We are a Commonwealth School which is a community-created Leadership Education vehicle that provides weekly, supplemental classes where students are mentored by their peers’ parents and have stewardship over what they learn through mentored projects, with a liberal arts focus.  We are a Christian-based organization and have classes for all ages.  Please email grandmesastatesmanshipacademy@gmail.com or call Tanya at 970-856-6623.

 

Colorado:Christian Cottage Home School Services provides testing, consultation, training, curriculum and accountability services for home school students and their families. Every program is designed the meet the individual needs of each student and family. Special needs and advanced learners are their specialty.
Colorado:Christian Home Educators of Colorado
Contact information: 720.842.4852 or office@chec.org
Colorado:Future School - Online Learning Systems - your own personal math and English grammar tutor online. Includes a curriculum for Colorado. Visit www.futureschoolusa.com for a demonstration of how Future School works.
Colorado:Homeschool Central
All the resources necessary to be a successful homeschool
family.
Colorado:Homeschool Cheer
Complete Home Educator's Eclectic Resource website
Colorado:Homeschool Reporting
Whether you are an individual family needing a convenient
record keeping or an umbrella school desiring to reduce
administrative overhead, Homeschool Reporting Online
offers solutions.
Colorado:Homeschool World
The official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine,
this site offers a discussion forum as well as articles,
contests, events and a Colorado Homeschool Groups page.
Colorado:

LIONHEART FITNESS KIDS Elite Sports Program

GIVE YOUR CHILD A GREAT HEAD START! Come learn the FUN-damentals of sports from the best!  It is our mission to empower children through physical fitness, giving them the skills, confidence and positive self-image to take on any challenge. Each sport consists of 5 weeks of instruction covering fundamentals, rules, nutrition and sportsmanship. A special awards ceremony is held at the end of each sport, giving the children a sense of achievement. The classes are also designed to bring out the best in our students in a FUN, NON- COMPETITIVE environment. We develop strength, fine and gross motor skills, coordination, balance and social skills (by implementing age appropriate Plyometric activities) and always make sure to instill the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship. All Lionheart Fitness Kids classes are taught by fully qualified instructors, trained in each specific sport. Contact information: Contact Mike Simpson (413) 531-7369 or visit http://www.lionheartfitnesskids.com/.

Colorado: Military Christian Homeschoolers in Colorado
This support group for the El Paso County/Colorado Springs area
primarily focuses on Christian military families home schooling
preschool-aged children. However, all age groups are welcome
including those diagnosed with ADHD/ADD.
Contact information: 719.238.3443 or spurlock060703@aol.com
(please post "Homeschool" in subject line)
Colorado: Rainbow Resources
Colorado:Rocky Mountain Education Connection
Colorado: Spiral Academy is a private school for homeschoolers that has served Colorado homeschoolers for almost 8 years. Also offers a repository service.
Contact information: info@spiralacademy.com.
Colorado:

http://www.financialeducatorscouncil.org

The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) provides financial education resources to those that home school. The financial literacy curriculum offered is engaging and fun, yet also meets educational standards. The NFEC is 100% independent and its financial literacy presentations are purely educational. Designed by educators, financial professionals, and financial education experts - the financial literacy curriculum bridges the gap between theory-based education and practical application.  Contact us at 775.549.0213 or visit http://www.financialeducatorscouncil.org/financial-literacy-curriculum/
Colorado:Two Roads Homeschool with locations in Arvada and Littleton, serves homeschooling students from Kindergarten through 12th grade with tuition-free, weekly classes. Free curriculum check-out is also available. Contact information: msjohnso@jeffco.k12.co.us.
Colorado:The Home School Connection has locations in Westminster, Lakewood and Evergreen. Offering free fine arts and enrichment classes to home schoolers in kindergarten through 6th grade. For more information contact Bobbi at info@wwahomeschool.org or visit us on the web at www.wwahomeschool.org.


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