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Book and Field Trip Club for Tweens Wednesdays 10:00am-12:00pm Cost $30.00 Book Clubs Book Club meets at the Walter-Billings home. Located near Milwaukee, Irving Park and Cicero in Chicago. We will meet, discuss and do activities based on the books that we are reading. Please try to make sure your child has the opportunity to […]

The In Home Potluck Picnic is Just 1 Day Away! It’s this Sunday! The much anticipated InHome family potluck picnic. Clear your calendar and come out for a day of good food, fun games, and great conversations. WHEN: Sunday, October 7th, from 10 am to 2 pm WHERE: Busse Woods, Grove #2, located in Elk […]

Teen club at Youmedia (bottom floor of the Harold Washington library, 400 S State St  Chicago)is starting its fall program next week. There is an open house for parents and students Sept. 13th 1:30-3:30pm to come get a tour of the facility and an introduction to some of the projects they will be working on. Here […]

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 […]

A bit about a local nature class that is well spoken of:     I found the Northside Unschoolers of Chicago through the Evanston Home Educators website, which was suggested to me by a local homeschool family. I thought that you and the families in your group might be able to use the resources that […]

I’m moderately excited. Missed it last year because I was all puritanical about how late my children could be up for. Now I’ve readjusted my thinking a bit. They might not get the full ‘white night’ experience. I think that should be reserved for college. But why not stay up until midnight one night 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 […]

This post is from the McHenry County Unschoolers and The School for the Intuitive Arts and Sciences Carla is organizing this. Her contact info is at the bottom of this post. Get ready for a one day exciting program with David Albert! David Albert is a renowned homeschooling author and speaker. Visit his website for […]

(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 […]

Thanks Lori for the details about this performance; The amazing play that 8 homeschooled girls are performing in as part of the Rhino Fest will have it’s two final shows next weekend, September 29 and 30, at 3 pm, at the Athenaeum Theater, 2936 N Southport. A Break With Charity is a compelling look at […]

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