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Close to Indiana? This might be a fun activity!

Natural Sciences for ages 5 to 8 a science class for homeschoolers taught by Biologist and homeschooling mom, Rebecca Irwin Oak Park Conservatory 615 Garfield (near East and Garfield, just south of the Eisenhower) Wednesdays 2:00 to 3:30pm Fee: $75 per session ($140, if you register for both at the same time) Winter Session – […]

(Out for the day on the ocean in December of last year with the family! Bliss.) It is getting to be kind of cold out now. Many Chicagoan’s thoughts turn to those December and February trips to Florida where they get to hang out with the snow bird grandparents and see the local palm trees […]

I can’t log on to my blogs this week. It keeps coming up “Problem loading page”. I’m looking in to it. Meanwhile, here’s some news about Chicago area homeschoolers.

The Scoutin’ Around schedule is available at last! Scoutin’ Around for Homeschoolers at Emily Oaks Fall 2007 Sessions will meet primarily on Tuesday afternoons. Specific age requirements exist for each session and are detailed below. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed to register. Fees and activity duration vary according to the […]

IL HOUSE camp out is Sept. 14-16th Illinois HOUSE has reserved the Main Recreation Center of Clomlara Park for the dates of Friday, Saturday and Sunday – September 14th, 15th and 16th. This camp out is for all IL HOUSE members. Check in time on Friday is 3:00pm. Check out time on Sunday is 3:00pm. […]

First off, September 15th is the annual September “Adopt a beach” event, in which local folks all over the world go clean up their beaches. Lake Michigan needs you and yours! If you haven’t been to the beach all summer, what a pity…well now’s your chance! And if you have been a regular beach bum […]

(Kestrel enjoying sunset at Montrose doggie beach.) Here is a message from Cheryl at Emily Oaks Nature Center describing details of their much lauded homeschool program: Good Afternoon Everyone! I just wanted to keep you all posted about the progress of planning for the fall here at Emily Oaks.  We’d like to invite your 4-5 […]

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