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  Co-op RegistrationRegistration has begun! (August 1-Sept 4) Who: The Community Co-op for Near West Homeschoolers What: One day a week enrichment classes, Sept-May (creative writing, art, P.E., and hands-on science) Where: 641 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park When: Fall Session Sept 18 – Nov 20, Thursdays, 9:00-2:00 Ages: 2-12 years old (w/teen program […]

Laura has set up some science classes at Peggy Notebart. Details from her: I’ve organized two science classes for homeschoolers at the Peggy Notebaert Museum. If we reach capacity (15 per class), each 11-week course will cost $110 per child. Will you please forward the information below to CHC, NUG, and any other Chicago list […]

This is a message from Carla. Her email is listed below. Please contact her directly with questions: The Northwest Suburbs is getting a new Homeschool co-op!   Funschool Co-op is a fee based co-operative offering field-trips and classes to homeschool families in Illinois. Funschool Co-op is open to everyone regardless of their homeschooling style or […]

  A message from Danny at the Field Museum:     Greetings my fellow homeschoolers! I have fantastic news! As many of you know Andy Hershberger and I have been developing Homeschool specific programming for the ’08 and ’09 season here at The Field Museum. We starting the final steps before our official kickoff in […]

Tracks This past weekend I had the rare opportunity to swim in a indoor/outdoor pool at Pheasant Run while feeling my hair freeze. As if that weren’t enough, I was attending the 11th Annual In-Home Conference with a hundred or more of my best friends. We’ve been going for years and have delighted in it […]

  (We got a head start with the woodpecker in the pear tree yesterday.) The great Backyard Bird count is back again. What better time than February to count the birds in your yard? And who better than homeschooling folks who are possibly more able to spend a huge chunk of the day classifying birds […]

Hi everyone, There are still a few more spaces in the Natural Sciences class, which starts this upcoming Wed at 2pm at the Oak Park Conservatory (see details below). If you’d to register your child(ren), please email me at wini@winifredhaun.org Thanks! See you soon, Wini ************* Natural Sciences for ages 5 to 8 a science […]

Speaking of science…is it time for you to get a refresher course? Spring Valley Nature Center in Schaumburg, will hold a science workshop for homeschooling parents to help them explore what science is and how to impart that to their kids. This fun, informative workshop is helpful for homeschoolers of any background–unschoolers, eclectic learners and […]

As always, Cheryl has organized another great season of nature classes for homeschoolers at Emily Oaks. Sign up quick because these things fill up! Scoutin’ Around at Emily Oaks Winter 2008 Sessions will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons. The content for Tuesday and Wednesday of each week will be identical. Specific age requirements exist […]

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