By: Andrea Dillon
Homeschooling is a grand adventure for both parents and children. One of the first steps when deciding to homeschool is to reach out to local homeschoolers for support, comradery, and interactions. Below we have different Kansas co-ops and Kansas homeschool groups to help get you started on your homeschooling journey.
Navigate the page by clicking the sections below to go to statewide, regional, and local groups by county. To have your group listed please add the information in the comments below or contact me here.
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|Secular Kansas Homeschool Groups|
Kansas Statewide Homeschool Groups
Statewide homeschool groups can help you find different resources that are available throughout the state. These groups can help locate local homeschool groups, co-op homeschool groups, and virtual homeschool groups in Kansas.
“KSHE is a Christian organization serving homeschool families within the state of Kansas through education, edification, and encouragement.”
“This is a Homeschool Buy/Sell/Trade group for curriculum and supplies. This group is open to ALL homeschoolers in the state of Kansas!”
“This is a sister site for the Kansas Homeschool/Virtual School Events & Resources page to allow chat and local community building.”
“The main goal of this group is to provide current and future KS homeschool and virtual school parents and students a “One Stop Spot” for events and opportunities in which they may find beneficial to attend. Come to this group to learn what events and opportunities are planned for your homeschool student and family!”
Kansas Regional Groups
Some homeschool support groups and co-ops offer their services to multiple counties in the state.
Kansas County Groups
Most homeschooling families are looking for the direct personal connection that local homeschooling groups can provide. Below are Kansas homeschool groups and Kansas co-ops sorted by county.
This is an inclusive, secular homeschooling or unschooling educational cooperative in Lawrence, KS. Events, activities, play dates and such are created by individual members.
(TEACH) of Lawrence, Kansas, though decidedly Christian in focus, is open to all home schooling families.
Unschooling and Homeschooling both traditional and nontraditional. An all inclusive secular group for families to connect, share info, make playdates, field trips and share Co-Op ideas/responsibilities.
“Our purpose is to unite Christian home school families in the NW area of Kansas by promoting educational freedom of parents and their rights to educate their children at home in a manner that is pleasing to God, providing support to Christian home school families through activities, field trips, fellowship, parties and moral support, and sharing with one another from our areas of gifting, interests and strengths so that our children might be better equipped.”
Open Facebook group with announcements of homeschool activities in the Dodge City area.
Newton is blessed to have a large homeschooling community and more than one homeschool support group to get involved with. Local groups with contact information is below — please let us know if we are missing any or if you are willing to be a contact person for your group!
“Vine & Branches exists to encourage and enrich parents and children in Christ-centered homeschool education.”
This is a Christian Homeschooling group for those who live in Osawatomie or the surrounding areas. This group is for encouragement and fellowship. I pray you find friendship, wise council, and encouragement here.
“The mission of Charity Christian Academy is to educate, inspire, and help students develop as individuals with integrity while growing in the knowledge of the Word of God (YHWH). It is the goal of Charity Christian Academy to engage students in a quality Christ-centered education that equips and challenges them to reach their unique potential spiritually, academically, socially, and physically.”
“Reno County Home Educators is a member-driven group of families that support one another in our homeschooling journey. RCHE has been serving the homeschool community in the Hutchinson, Kansas area and Reno County for 35 years.”
“ C.H.I.E.F. is a non-profit organization that provides support to Christian homeschooling families through activities such as group meetings, field trips, assistance in choosing curriculum, and coordinated efforts regarding political and legal concerns. Member families desire to help protect the rights of parents in educating their children at home in a manner pleasing to God, and to mutually encourage one another to maintain Scriptural standards of everyday life.”
“Manhattan Area Homeschoolers Network (MAHN) is a secular, inclusive homeschool group that supports families and encourages homeschooling in Manhattan, Kansas and surrounding areas.”
SVHE is a homeschool support group in Salina, Kansas, composed of parents committed to providing quality education for their students.
An independent, parent-led organization that provides extracurricular opportunities and educational accountability for its members – Christian homeschooling families in the Topeka, KS area.
Your place for information about homeschooling in our area. You can also get information from our monthly newsletter, and the TPA Homeschooler.
“Ask questions on how to get started with home educations in Kansas. Our team has a full understanding of the in’s and out’s of home schooling. Please check our files section for documents. We are well informed, especially in regards to activities available in the Topeka area.”
“this page for sharing activities going on around town, sharing curriculum, sharing ideas, asking advice and so on.”
A group of young people in the Wichita, Kansas area existing to support one another and make new friends as homeschooling teens.
A place were we welcome new homeschoolers or inform all Wichita Homeschoolers of opportunities for learning events, social events, field trips, or support groups in the Wichita Area.
This group is for buying, selling, trading or gifting homeschool curriculum and related materials in the Wichita Metro Area.
A place for unschoolers and those interested in unschooling in the Wichita, Kansas, area. This group is for those currently unschooling or moving intentionally in that direction.
Christ Prep Patriots
The Greater Kansas City Home School Community recognizes Christ Prep as one of the top providers for football in the area. Christ Prep is a nonprofit association serving the Kansas City home school community. Christ Prep Football offers football to home-schooled boys, as well as students from Christian schools with no football program.
Educational horsemanship and riding programs, plus resources for horse crazy, horse loving homeschoolers in the Kansas City area. Through the Fox School of Horsemanship.
Events and activities for homeschooled teens in Independence, Blue Springs, Liberty, Lee’s Summit and other suburban areas of KC.
Independence Home School Sports
Independence Home School (IHS) is a 501c(3) not-for-profit organization that provides home-schooled students the opportunity to participate in varsity sports and other extracurricular activities to supplement their education.
This group is for all who have the desire to homeschool their children! Support one another and encourage one another here in this group! Feel free to post buy/sell/trade of homeschool items here.
Information bulletin board on a Facebook page for homeschoolers in the Kansas City area. Facebook Group.
We serve a wide geographical area, roughly defined as the Kansas side of the greater Kansas City metro area. Formerly Johnson County Parent Educators. Families in Wyandotte, Miami, and Douglas counties are members of our organization.
L.E.A.R.N. is the Kansas City Area’s secular homeschool support group. We provide support for people who choose to educate their children at home for educational reasons.
This group is for actively unschooling families in the Kansas City area. If you are unsure of what unschooling is, this is probably not the group for you.