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Sandra organizes the trampoline field trips.. Here is a message from her with details. “Hello, It’s almost time for trampoline fun at Sky High, scheduled for the second Friday of every month through April. The cost is $10 CASH per person for TWO hours of jumping time, (usual cost is $11 first hour and $8 […]

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 […]

Northside Unschoolers parent meeting update from Amy: Our monthly parent meeting is scheduled for next Wednesday- when it was scheduled the topic was “Family Mission Statements”. While this is a great topic, considering that most of us are jumping back into the’ classes and activities starting up mode’ next week, I am changing the topic […]

Starting in January at Lincoln Square Fencing, we will be offering daytime, youth-oriented fencing classes, specifically geared towards introducing students in homeschool programs to the sport of fencing. Our curriculum is based on a French program using a built-in progression of attacks, defense, and preparatory actions. In this class we work with our students using […]

From Amy “As a mom of four who wanted to be active in a team sport, and not wanting to run around to 4 different practices on 4 different fields, find myself needing to be at 4 games at the same time, and wanting to avoid exorbitant costs of multiple sport teams, equipment, etc. I […]

The next session of the Homeschool Circus Arts Class begins Friday January 11th. There is a great group of about 30 kids from 6 year olds to teenagers participating. The kids are broken down into smaller groups to work on skills with multiple coaches. There will also be a 45 minute Preschool/Youth Homeschool class for […]

Since everyone had so much fun at the last homeschool teen dance, let’s do it again. Homeschool Teen Dance Saturday December 1, 2012 7:00pm-11:00pm Ethical Humanist Society 7574 N Lincoln Skokie, IL 60077 $10 at the door Pizza and soda will be served Questions – juliwalter.billings@gmail.com

  The next NUG Parents Support meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 14. This month, the topic is: *Trusting kids (and ourselves!).* Bring your success stories and Aha! moments. What does your kid know/is able to do that you didn’t “teach” him? How is your relationship different from what you observe among your traditionally-schooled […]

  Sandra, homeschooling mom extraordinaire, has scheduled outings to Sky High in Niles for the second Friday of every month thru April. The cost is $10 per person for two hours of jumping time, (usual cost is $11 first hour and $8 each additional hour). Jumping is open to all ages, including parents, (hint hint), and walking […]

  This fall there is another 6 week session at AJCW for homeschoolers and unschoolers of all ages. Some of the offerings are American Sign Language, one-on-one math tutoring, art, phonics, the study of Buddhism, US history for young people , creative writing, Spanish, and the archeology of Mesopotamia to name just a few. There […]

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