Archive for the 'Field trip' Category

For new and seasoned homeschoolers there is nothing more renewing, encouraging and exciting than the annual homeschooling conference. Here are 2 that are enjoyed in the Midwest: In Home Conference Chicago, Ill. March  15th-17th Unschoolers’ Waterpark Gatherings Sandusky, Ohio Jan.23rd-Jan. 27th    

Interested in being part of a once a week homeschool co-op, conveniently located in Oak Park? The Community Co-op for Near West Homeschoolers offers classes in Studio Art, PE, Writer’s Workshop, Science, Tot PE, Tot Art and more! Families attend together and parents lead classes. The co-op offers educational enrichment, social opportunities, and hey, parents […]

Please forward where it is appropriate to do so: Science and Math Mondays with Kathy Wentz I have two openings for teens interested in joining a small group of other teens on Mondays for semi-private tutoring, small group projects and field trips designed to meet your math and science needs. All activities and instruction will […]

Here is a message from Sharon about her art camp in Montana: “Want a family get-away that includes some art? Are your children gifted in the Arts and want high caliber training by master professional Christian artists?  VISUAL MANNA STILL HAS OPENINGS. Visual Manna Art Camp 2009 Visual Manna Art Camp will be held July […]

Northside Unschoolers beach days have begun. You can find a bunch of homeschoolers and hang out all day at lovely Lake Michigan just about every Friday now until September.

The Art Institute is celebrating its new modern art wing with a week of free admissions for all! Starting on the 23rd there is a new pay structure. Bring a canned good for their food drive collection and you will be considered cultured as well as charitable.

Dear Group Owner, I’m working with Blake Boles and Abbi Miller (from Not Back To School Camp) with their new project, Unschool Adventures. Unschool Adventures offers innovative international and domestic trips for independent teenagers. One of my roles in this project is recruiting teens and advertising trips with online unschool/homeschool groups. The following is a […]

Ever want to see a calendar that lists all of the ongoing classes and activities and events for homeschoolers in calendar format? Well, I’ve built it. Now let’s fill it up. This is a post giving you access to the calendar, but there is a permanent page to click on at the top of this […]

1ST FIELD TRIP IS NOW MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, NOT ROLLER RINK*DETAILS BELOW* One of the ideas behind the teen club is to foster community among Chicagoland’s homeschooled and unschooled teens. Another idea is to give teens an opportunity to direct their own activities, expand their social lives and to explore all the city has […]

The Chicago Museum of Science and Industry (MSI to us townies) is celebrating its 75th year and offering free days from June 17-22 with a whole lot of special activities inbetween. Check here for details.

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