Support Groups & Co-Ops
Alvin Area Homeschoolers This group is for homeschooling families in the following and surrounding areas: Alvin, Angleton, Clear Lake, Friendswood, Manvel, Pearland. It is to help us connect with one another so that we can enjoy getting together just to visit or to share learning experiences and activities. And we would like to offer support for each other as we educate our children at home. This list is not restricted to Christians, but does have a Christian foundation.
The purpose of ARCH is to provide support for Catholic homschooling families through a network of friends and to provide aid to the parents as they fulfill their vocations as the primary educators of their children. One of the ways this is done is through the establishment of smaller, geographic placed groups known as satellites to meet the local daily needs. In addition, ARCH offers area wide activities such as a Back to School Mass, Curriculum Fair, End of the Year Picnic and Mass, and a Graduation Mass.
This network serves Catholic families in the south Houston area who are faithful to the Magisterium of the Church and the Holy See and who find home education to be their response to the Church’s teaching to be the primary educators of their children. It is an exclusive group open only to Catholic homeschoolers.
Bach is a cooperative of Christian families using various Christian worldview classical curricula in the tri-county area of Southeast Texas including Deer Park, Clear Lake, Friendswood, League City, Pasadena, Pearland, Sagemont, and Sante Fe. Together we enjoy the benefits a cooperative learning environment that includes group skills development, public speaking opportunities, projects and crafts, physical ed activities, the Book It program, co-op class pictures, and more.
Bayshore Christian Homeschool (BSCH) is for the homeschooling families in La Porte and surrounding areas. Our first goal is to glorify God in all that we do. Through weekly gatherings, we seek to support and encourage one another. BSCH families participate in field trips, holiday parties and a host of other activities. BSCH is a group that desires to reach out to one another and we take opportunities to serve when a need arises.
Membership is open to any current Champion Forest Baptist Church (Houston, Texas) homeschooling member. Non-CFBC members may also join the CFCH support group if referred by a current CFCH member who has been active in the group at least 6 months. Membership is contingent upon signing the CFCH Statement of Belief and is subject to approval by the CFCH Board. Those who are actively homeschooling are welcome and encouraged to join
The Children of the Holy House program assists home educators in enriching students’ understanding of their Catholic spiritual and intellectual heritage. The students discover the influence of Catholicism in every aspect of culture through their studies in art, music, languages, science, math, literature, history, nature, philosophy, and in the understanding of mankind’s relation to God. Through these studies, grounded in a balance of faith and reason, truth, goodness, and beauty are brought to light through well-ordered thinking.
CHA is dedicated to the support of homeschooling parents and students homeschooling in the Cypress TX area. Through field trips, social outings, teaching co-ops and various clubs and events, we seek to create many opportunities for education and socialization. CHA is an inclusive homeschool support group that began in 2006.
The mission of Deseret Homeschoolers is to make opportunities for families involved in the intellectual, social, and spiritual education of their own children to connect with other families involved in similar efforts. Deseret Homeschoolers is meant to be of interest to LDS families involved in the education of their own children, although membership is not limited to LDS families, nor is a statement of faith required for participation. Deseret Homeschoolers is meant to provide connections, share information, develop leadership skills and spiritual commitment in youth, and help families enhance their homeschooling experience.
EASTS stands for Enrichment, Academics, and Socialization for Teens and Siblings. We offer shared teaching and learning, focusing on the needs of homeschooled teens, but not forgetting the younger crowd. During the school year, we meet once a week for parent-taught classes at St. John’s Episcopal Church in La Porte, TX. We also hold a monthly mom’s night out, and are open to field trips and other organized social opportunities for our young people.
Through the sharing of our members’ gifts and talents we strive to provide academic support and enrichment to home school families, which would enhance a parent’s effort to educate their children, by offering quality classes in a Christian environment.
Families Assisting, Inspiring, and Teaching Homeschoolers is a Christian parent-led organization that offers a variety of academic and enrichment classes with a primary focus on Junior High and High School courses. We provide Christian homeschool families with a collaborative, economical learning environment to supplement their homeschool experience. Above all, we strive to glorify God.
F. E. E. D. is a Christ centered homeschool support group and co-op. We are here to minister to homeschool families in the Houston area. We want to encourage you on your journey and provide a safe place for you to connect with other like-minded Christian families. F. E. E. D. Desires to see parents discover their God-given role to educate their children. “That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; That our daughters may be as pillars, sculpted in palace style.” (Psalm 144:12)
Galveston Homeschool Performing Arts Co-op was created with a mission to provide comprehensive, high-quality education in choir, band, orchestra, drama, and dance for home-educated students in Galveston and the surrounding areas.
Our goal at GOHSSG is to strengthen relationships among home schooling families, to support new home schoolers, to provide help and encouragement in the context of a restricted access website, where we can share and receive support through the struggles and joys of homeschooling as well as provide educational opportunities for our children.
GCCHS is a support group of Christian families sharing friendship, emotional support, prayer, home education resources, and group activities. We welcome all families who are seriously considering or who have chosen to home educate any or all of their children.
It is our desire to: Support one another spiritually, emotionally, and physically. Commit to build loving relationships with one another. Help one another develop the right attitudes toward authority, order, and Biblical truths in our children. Offer opportunities for fellowship, social interaction, and learning for children and families. Provide member activities to help support families in their home schooling endeavors Encourage, support, and inform new home schoolers. Encourage excellence in the teaching of knowledge, character, and wisdom.
Holy Family Homeschool Association of West Houston (HFHAWH) is a family-to-family apostolate within the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The purpose of the association will be to provide Catholic homeschooling parents and their children with a social and supportive network of friends that share religious and educational philosophies, and to provide aid to the parents in fulfilling their vocations as primary educators of their children.
Home Ed Plus provides the opportunity for homeschool families and Christian teachers to come together in support of a high quality academic education for homeschool students. HEP classes are designed to enhance, not replace the teaching done by homeschool parents. HEP classes are taught from a Christian worldview perspective.
H. O. M. E. is here to provide free or close to free activites for homeschool families in the Porter, Humble and surrounding areas. We are here to help provide a social aspect, along with support during your homeschool journey.
There are many wonderful opportunities out there for our children, but some require the buying power of a group. HAB is here to help! Currently, our focus is on Science Classes and Events at the Houston Museum of Natural Science but we hope to add other activities, events and items in the future.
The goals of Homewood Christian Association are: 1. To glorify the Lord Jesus Christ in all our activities and communications. 2. To provide opportunities for families to support and encourage one another in our efforts to teach at home. 3. To offer educational and social opportunities for our children: field trips, Project Fair, and other activities. 4. To establish a link in a chain for information to be passed on to individual home school families from local, state and community-wide organizations.
The purpose of ICARE is to support each other and provide information to help us homeschool our children. We provide opportunities to gather our children together with other like-minded families in wholesome, Christian environments for the purpose of enjoyment and learning. ICARE’s leadership makes every effort to ensure that all sponsored activities are consistent with Christian principles to support parents raising their children for the honor and glory of God.
Katy Association of Christian Homeschoolers (KACH) is a large group of Christian homeschooling families that live in and around the Katy, Texas area. We support and encourage fellow homeschooling families and provide opportunities for many small group activities (pre-K-12), field trips and the ability to share and ask questions regarding curriculum and other homeschool questions.
Montgomery County Area School at Home (MASH) is a group of homeschooling families in Montgomery County, Texas, including but not limited to The Woodlands, Tomball, Magnolia, Conroe, and Spring. Our group is all-inclusive to give our children a realistic representation of people and cultures in our community.
Minority Homeschoolers of Texas seeks to promote homeschooling among minorities: Asians, African-Americans, Hispanics, Jews, Native Americans, and Anglos with adopted minority children. MHOT is a discussion list where minority home educators will be enlightened, encouraged, promoted and motivated as they nurture and train their children in the way of the Lord and in the spirit of excellence.
The North Houston Charlotte Mason Homeschool Support Group has been in existence since 1999. It was started by two moms who wanted to learn more about using CM with their children and wanted some company. Our current group consists of members located all around the Houston area, but our moms meetings are in the north part of Houston. We are currently meeting on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm at La Madeleine in Market Street near the Woodlands Mall, The discussion meetings are led by a homeschool mom with five children (three of which are homeschool graduates) and 23 years of experience, with most of those years using CM’s methods. Participants are not required to purchase anything to take part in the meetings though La Madeleine does have some pretty good desserts. There are no dues for being a part of our group plus you get to enjoy great company and conversation! We welcome anyone interested in learning more about Charlotte Mason’s methods.
Our mission is to encourage and equip homeschool families to love God, connect with each other, and serve others.
An inclusive Texas homeschool support group meeting north of Houston and serving Kingwood, New Caney, The Woodlands, Texas and everything in between. No fees to join. Low cost or free field trips. All welcome regardless of race, religion, homeschooling style, etc… No statement of faith. Informal atmosphere. No board of directors. Monthly meetings at local parks. Let the kids play while we plan for the future. Yahoogroup
Positive Learning Activities All Year in Galveston County. This is a group that consist of Christian homeschoolers in Galveston County that participate in activities together. There are no member dues or officers. To become a member you need to participate in at least one of the activities we have going on.
Sugar Creek Christian Home Educators is a cooperative of Christian families committed to supporting and encouraging one another in the homeschool journey. We serve the southwest Houston, Texas area, with most of our members residing in Houston, Missouri City, Richmond, Sugar Land, and neighbouring communities.
Sienna Plantation Homeschoolers of Fort Bend County is a place for home school families who live in or around the Sienna Plantation Master Planned Community (and other invited friends) to connect with each other. On Facebook
TCH is an association of families in the greater Northwest Houston, Texas area who support and encourage each other to pursue excellence in learning together at home. TCH is a Christian organization, but is open to anyone who wishes to join. There are two levels of participation within the TCH. Those who sign the by-laws indicating agreement with our Statement of Faith will receive the newsletter and may take part in all activities and will be eligible for leadership positions. Those who indicate disagreement with our Statement of Faith may join as members and will receive a monthly newsletter and may take part in all activities, but will not be eligible for leadership positions.
WISH – Westside Inclusive Secular Homeschoolers is a group of homeschooling parents who have come together to discuss secular homeschooling and facilitate activities for our children in Houston, Texas.
Our members enjoy Park Days, Field Trips, Teen Group, Special Events, Testing, Spelling Bees, and more. We also provide support through our Yahoo and Facebook groups.