Homeschooling in Maryland
Maryland Association of Christian Home Educators
MACHE exists to support the Christian home schooling families and support group leaders in the state of Maryland.. Agreeing to and signing a Statement of Faith required for membership.
Watch here for more information on upcoming state-wide events hosted by MACHE.
See also: Past Events in Maryland
Maryland Field Trips
Educational places to visit in Maryland.
Maryland Education Code For Homeschooling
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
Not intended as legal advice. Laws for your information only.
Home Instruction Fact Sheet
Maryland recognizes nonpublic schools and home instruction as alternatives to public school enrollment as a means of meeting the compulsory school attendance law. State Department of Education.
Family Unschoolers Network FAQ’s
Interpretation of the Maryland Homeschooling laws for unschooling families.
Appalachian Regional Cooperative is an inclusive group of homeschoolers in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
This is a list designed to facilitate communication and networking between members of Baltimore-Washington area inclusive homeschool support groups.
This mailing list is for homeschoolers from Cecil County, Maryland that wish to join together to provide support, share resources, and share ideas. While the list may have a certain Christian flavor, all are welcome, whether you’re a homeschool veteran or just considering homeschooling.
Culture at Home
An African American homeschool support group in the Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia area with an emphasis on the older homeschooled student.
DE Classical Home Educators Network
An on-line extension of the classical network group forming in the DE-MD-NJ-PA area. For those following the classical homeschooling education model, such as described in “The Well Trained Mind” (Jessie Wise and Susan Bauer) or similar method.
Home schoolers from the region known as DELMARVA, (Delaware, Maryland, Virginia), can network via email announcements of family and home school events in their area.
Unschoolers on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. This is a secular discussion list and a list for posting activities and get togethers.
This is a group of homeschool families who want to encourage each other and share information, events, curriculum, field trip ideas and also to be in service to Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
We are a clearinghouse for activities, events and field trips for homeschool families and visitors to the Washington, D.C., metro area including Maryland and Virginia suburbs as well as points far beyond. Members are welcome to post homeschool activities, but this is not a discussion board.
This group is set up to inform all homeschoolers about local and current events that are happening in your area or surrounding areas in the state of VA, Maryland and DC.
This is a place to support each other in our homeschooling, share resources, find support, ask questions, or just talk about what you are doing in your homeschool.
Maryland Homeschool Resource Network
The place for all homeschool families to discuss the various challenges we will face in the homeschooling environment. This forum is to educate and disseminate information that can be use in our homeschooling endeavors.
You’re welcome to join this group if you homeschool in Maryland! We share knowledge, homeschool resources, homeschool activities, advice, educational opportunities, friendship, and more!
MD Homeschooling Special Needs
This groups is for those families in Maryland who are homeschooling children with special needs. This is a place to share ideas lend support and plan activities that would enrich our children’s lives.
This groups exists to create an online forum to share resources, activities, ideas, and support among the homeschooling community to include the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area, Virginia, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
Sankofa Homeschool Community
Sankofa is a community of homeschooling families of color, with members in DC, Maryland and VA, and as far north as Baltimore. We are religiously diverse and our members use a variety of homeschooling methods.
Southern Maryland Homeschool
This group is for those living in Southern Maryland that homeschool or are thinking of homeschooling their child/children.
Southern Maryland Homeschool Network
An inclusive network of local homeschool groups and individual homeschooling families who encourage and support each other’s needs and choices through sharing experience, resources, and group activities.
Tri-State Homeschool Network
A support group that serves the northern Delaware, northeastern Maryland, southwestern New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania region. Our purpose is to further the cause of homeschooling, with emphasis from the viewpoint of Christian families.
Waldorf Homeschoolers in Maryland
This is a group for homeschooling families in Maryland (and nearby surrounding areas) who are using a Waldorf-inspired approach.
Homeschool Connections of Central Maryland
Our vision is to connect families that share a common interest in enhancing our children’s learning experience by: valuing member’s diverse ideas and opinions; by providing support without obligations and by offering involvement at a level that meets each family’s needs.
All are welcome here, from unschoolers to eclectic to classical homeschoolers. Let’s share this journey together and lend a hand along the way.
Maryland Homeschool Hiking Club
Open to any homeschoolers and families in or close to Maryland who want to hike. Please feel free to set up a hike in your area or sign up for a hike you would like to attend.
Maryland Homeschool Resource Network
There are local support groups for different areas around Maryland, but until now there has not been a central place to find educational resources, support groups, activities, and common knowledge pertaining to all of Maryland home base learners, for all of us to share and use.
Maryland Homeschooling Special Needs Support Group
Whether your child has Autism, Aspergers, learning disabilities, ADD, ADHD or any other disabilities or just plain high maintenance this group is for you. We hope that by coming together in this group we can more easily share resources about special needs children.
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY
Annapolis Community Home Educators
An e-mail community set up to encourage networking and support for homeschooling families in the Annapolis and surrounding areas. We represent a diverse range of religious, political and philosophical beliefs.
Christian homeschool support group. Has dues and a Statement of Faith required. Lots of activities.
Bowie Crofton Homeschoolers
We are a secular group and are open to anyone, regardless of race, creed or orientation. It is a place for us to share our ideas and thoughts on homeschooling and anything of interest.
Christian Homeschoolers in Southern Maryland
This group is dedicated to Christians who are homeschooling in Maryland in Charles, Prince George’s, St. Mary’s, Calvert and Anne Arundel Counties.
Homeschoolers in Crofton Maryland
We can offer support to one another, share our thoughts on education, homeschool curriculum options, and also organize local activities and events.
Maryland Homeschool Science Co-op
Group for those interested in a science co-op in/ near Anne Arundel County, Maryland for 2012-13. Physics, Chemistry, and Microscopes are the areas of investigation. Meeting every other Friday, 10-11:30am. Check Files section for dates, topics, locations.
North County Home Educators
NCHE is a local support group for families in Maryland who have an interest in home education. Most of our meetings are in the northern part of Anne Arundel County, but membership is open to everyone. Yahoo Group.
Baltimore, Harford & Cecil County HomeSchoolers
North East/Central corridor in Maryland. This discussion group is open to all members of the homeschool community in Harford, Cecil and Baltimore counties of Maryland. We also welcome homeschoolers who reside outside of this local area to join and participate.
Baltimore Maryland Homeschool Parents
Homeschooling parents in the Baltimore and surrounding areas.
Baltimore Vicinity Homeschool Network
BVHN Facebook is an extension of the face-to-face group.
Jewish homeschoolers- Learning Is Fun Together
This is an activity based list, dedicated to notification of activities for Jewish homeschoolers in the Baltimore area.
North Baltimore County Homeschool Association
Welcome Homeschooling families of Perry Hall and surrounding areas.
NW Balto Homeschoolers
The electronic calendar of events and planning forum for homeschooling activities for families living in Reisterstown, Owings Mills and Glyndon, Maryland.
Southeastern Baltimore Homeschool Co-Op
The purpose of our group is to engage in enrichment activities which will lend themselves to a group environment and to have a central location where Southeastern Baltimore County home school parents and children can meet and build relationships. Facebook Group.
Cornerstone Home Educators and Support Tutorial
A Christian homeschool co-op for ages K-8 and a tutorial with paid teachers for grades 9-12. Meets at Winfield Bible Church in Winfield, MD.
Educating Our Own
EOO is an inclusive homeschool support group serving Carroll County and the surrounding areas. Provides activities and support through cooperative effort. Based in Westminster, Carroll County. Contact us at email@example.com
Charles County Maryland Homeschoolers
Facebook Group for those homeschooling in Charles County, Maryland.
Homeschooling-Delmarva, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia’s Eastern Shore – sharing homeschool information, events, resources, and general support. Everyone is welcome to join in regardless of reasons for homeschooling or researching homeschooling.
Frederick MD Homeschool Soccer
A soccer program for homeschooling children ages 3 to 18 (and also can include their non-homeschooling siblings) who live in the Frederick, Maryland and surrounding areas.
Frederick SDA Homeschoolers
This is the homeschooling group of the Frederick, Maryland Seventh-day Adventist Church. The purpose is to provide Christian support and to plan events for church members who are homeschooling or who are interested in homeschooling.
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An inclusive homeschooling support group in Frederick County, MD and surrounding counties. It is a secular group, is open to all homeschooling families and is an online Yahoo-Group for members to communicate and network between one another.
On Eagle’s Wings Homeschool Group
A Christian homeschool support group based in Frederick County, MD. Our main focus is prayer and encouragement of homeschooling families. We meet on the 2nd Monday of each month for fellowship.
Columbia Homeschool Community
Welcoming homeschoolers throughout Central Maryland, we are an inclusive and active support group offering socialization, enrichment, and support through co-ops, classes, field trips, “specials” days, sports programming, play groups, and more.
Holy Family Apostolate
A Catholic homeschool support group that meets in western Howard County, MD.
Maryland Roman Catholic Homeschoolers
A support group with members in Howard County and Catonsville, Maryland. Our acronym, MRCH (pronounced “march”), reminds us that we are raising the next generation of the Church Militant.
EcoVillage of Loudoun County, VA
Scroll down about half way to information about how this family-oriented “intentional” community supports homeschooling in its area.
MID SHORE COUNTIES
This group is for all homeschoolers in Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne and Kent Counties of Maryland to be able to pass along information that may be useful to homeschoolers in this area.
This site brings together resources available through umbrella groups, cooperatives, Montgomery County Public Schools, hybrid organizations, businesses, and others who appreciate the virtues of homeschooling.Facebook Page.
We are a homeschooling/unschooling support group for the Montgomery County Area. Unschooling Family Connection is intended to provide support for parents; and activities, socialization, and fun for the children.
Montgomery Home Learning Network
An inclusive group of homeschooling families in and around Montgomery County, MD. We have a homeschooling parents’ support group that meets monthly during the academic year. Yahoo Group
A support group for Jewish Home Educators in Montgomery County, Maryland.
PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY
Prince George’s Home Learning Network
PGHLN is a diverse and inclusive group and subscribes to no specific philosophical, religious, or educational beliefs.
Southern Maryland Active and Supportive Homeschoolers
SMASH is an inclusive homeschool group that seeks to support homeschooling parents and their children through group events, informational materials (on-line) and this web site.
Southern Maryland Homeschool Network
Serves all of the southern Maryland area including Prince George’s, Anne Arundel, Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary’s counties.
ST MARY’S COUNTY
Open Homeschoolers of St. Mary’ss County
We are a community of HSers who have diverse reason and purpose for homeschooling. As an overtly inclusive group, we welcome all regardless to their homeschooling method, philosophy or belief.
Potomac Home Learning Circle
We are a cooperative learning community, welcoming families of all beliefs and experiences. We hope to include families from various parts of the state, though we are based in Washington County. Yahoo Group.
Western Maryland Homeschool Association
A group for homeschooling parents and children in Western Md. (Allegany, Garrett, and Washington Counties) We also include Mineral and Hampshire counties in W.Va. and Somerset and Bedford counties in Pa. Yahoo Group. Facebook Page.
Western Maryland Homeschool Choir
It is for any homeschoolers from the ages of 5 years to 18 years old, male or female. It is held at the Virginia Ave. Baptist Church in Hagerstown, MD. each Thursday at 2:00.
Andrews Home Educators
Being a member of this yahoo group will give you access to the current roster, contact information for AHE board members, the updated calendar of events, the list of activity coordinators, our home business/skill list, the AHE Swap Shop, the AHE Library inventory, the group email chain for reminders and updates, and a host of other things.
Chieftain Christian Academy
A ministry of Derwood Bible Church for Christian homeschoolers. High school students are able to take academic classes once a week for credit. In addition, electives are available for 1/2 credits. The electives are also offered to middle school students (6th-8th) for enrichment, without credit.
Provides support to the Christian homeschooling family through: Mom’s support night, Activity days; Field Trips; S.P.O.K.E.S; Special Events; Monthly Newsletter.
Our Lady Queen of Peace Homeschoolers
We are a Catholic homeschool support group for families in Northern Delaware, Southeastern Pennsylvania and Northeastern Maryland. We are faithful to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.
Tri-State Regional Catholic Home School Network
A network of Catholic Home Schooling families in the Hagerstown, Martinsburg, Gettysburg area. The Network allows families to keep in touch, offer support and advice, and request prayers.
See also ~ Washington D.C. Homeschooling
Support Group Lists
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Maryland Support Groups
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Conowingo – Rising Sun Christian School
A homeschool umbrella program sponsored by the Church of God of Prophecy located in Rising Sun, Maryland. We are a state exempt oversight program serving homeschool families throughout Maryland.
Many Paths of Natural Learning Umbrella Group
We at Many Paths believe that families and students learn best when self motivated. We strive to help you accomplish this goal.
Mount Airy Christian Family Academy
MACFA is a homeschool ministry of Mount Airy Bible Church.
Salem Christian School
A ministry of Salem United Methodist Church, SCS was established in 2000 for those families in the northeast section of the state of Maryland, who feel they have been called by the Lord to instruct their children at home. We are located in Upper Falls, Maryland.
Walkersville Christian Family Schools
A home instruction ministry of the Walkersville Christian Fellowship.