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 Maine co-ops and Maine 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.
|Maine Statewide Homeschool Groups||Maine Regional Homeschool Groups||Maine Homeschool Groups By County|
|Secular Maine Homeschool Groups|
Maine 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 Maine.
“Homeschoolers of Maine (HOME) is the premier non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting homeschooling in the State of Maine. We define homeschooling as home-based education that is both parent-led and privately funded.”
“Are you a homeschooling teen in Maine or the parent of a homeschooling teen in Maine? If so, please feel free to join us!”
“This is a group for Christian homeschooling families from Maine (although Christian homeschoolers from other states are MORE than welcome!!) to support each other and get encouragement as we teach our children according to God’s word!”
“This is a maine based education page sharing helpful links and events to help maine home and un schoolers.”
“This is a Maine homeschooling group.
Please feel welcomed to sell your educational supplies. Please mark sold when you are done.”
“This is a place where homeschooling parents can come for support from others homeschooling parents. Ask questions, give ideas, tell us what you did with your homeschoolers that worked or didn’t work.”
“ A place to Give away, Swap or Sell Curriculum that you are done using. If you do not have friends in the group please message an admin to tell us a bit about yourself!”
“A secular blog serving Maine Unschoolers. This blog serves several purposes: to give the Maine Unschooling Network’s Facebook group a web home, to provide a place for community and calendar of events, to provide support and discussion, and to provide a platform to those who would like to share their perspectives on unschooling in Maine, who may not otherwise do so in a public forum.”
“This is a community for parents in Maine who are homeschooling or unschooling, plan to unschool or home school, or are interested in learning more about homeschooling and unschooling, to come together, share ideas, and make friends.”
Maine Regional Groups
|Central Maine Homeschool Groups||Southern Maine Homeschool Groups|
Central Maine Homeschool Groups
“This is a group designed for homeschoolers to buy, sell and trade homeschooling materials and supplies.”
“While we are listed as secular, we are inclusive of all; we believe that religious instruction is a very personal choice. As such, we ask that you please refrain from discussing the religious aspects of your home/school life.”
Southern Maine Homeschool Groups
“This group is a place for families in the Seacoast Area of NH (Maine and Massachusetts border families also welcome). We are welcoming place for ALL homeschooling families regardless of philosophy and style.”
“A licensed Classical Conversations Community in South Berwick, ME. We strive to practice Christian principles and follow the Classical model of education.”
“Seacoast Unschooling is a group for *unschooling* families to come together, find like-minded parental support, share interesting activities, discuss unschooling philosophy and organize social events.”
Maine County Groups
“We are a group of parents who meet Bi-weekly in the Auburn area and conduct Fun Cooperative classes together.”
“Oxford Hills Homeschoolers is an open support group in the Oxford Hills area of Maine. We exist to share area opportunities in the common goal of educating our children and to provide encouragement in our individual home-school journey. As a group we do not endorse any one resource, method, or philosophy over another. “
“Guilford Christian Academy is a private school that allows the students to be taught in their own homes by the parents.GCA is a Recognized for Attendance Purposes Private School (RAPPS) according to the requirements of the State of Maine.”
“This is a homeschoolers group page to encourage one another, plan a field trip, share homeschooling tips, and to share photos of our children learning. This group prays, believes in God and the Bible. God Bless!”
“Homeschooling in Downeast Maine? This group is for sharing local events and online learning opportunities.”