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North Carolina Homeschool Support Groups

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 North Carolina co-ops and North Carolina homeschool groups to help get you started on your homeschooling journey. 

Navigate the page by clicking the sections below to go to statewide, and local groups by county.  To have your group listed please add the information in the comments below or contact me here. 

 

North Carolina Statewide Homeschool Groups  North Carolina Homeschool Groups By County  Secular North Carolina Homeschool Groups

 

North Carolina 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 North Carolina. 

 

North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE) 

“North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE) was founded in 1984 by parents in order to secure the right to homeschool their children. NCHE advanced legislation that has made it easier for families to home educate in North Carolina. As a result of our vigilance, North Carolina is a great place to homeschool!”

 

North Charlotte Secular Homeschool Community

“This is an open social group based from the North Charlotte Secular Homeschool Co-op. “

 

NC Happy Secular Homeschooling

This is a Homeschool/Unschool page for families in the NC area who are teaching their children at home for reasons that are Not religion-based. 

North Carolina County Groups 

Most homeschooling families are looking for the direct personal connection that local homeschooling groups can provide. Below are North Carolina homeschool groups and North Carolina co-ops sorted by county. 

 

Alamance  Alexander Alleghany Anson Ashe Avery
Beaufort Bertie Bladen Brunswick Buncombe Burke
Cabarrus Caldwell Camden Carteret Caswell Catawba
Chatham Cherokee Chowan Clay Cleveland Columbus
Craven Cumberland Currituck Dare Davidson Davie
Duplin Durham Edgecombe Forsyth Franklin Gaston
Gates  Graham Grandville Greene Guilford Halifax
Harnett Haywood Henderson Hertford Hoke Hyde
Iredell Jackson Johnson Jones Lee  Lenoir
Lincoln  Macon Madison Martin McDowell Mecklenburg
Mitchell Montgomery Moore Nash New Hanover Northampton
Onslow Orange  Pamlico Pasquotank Pender Perquimans
Person Pitt Polk Randolph Richmond Robeson
Rockingham Rowan Rutherford Sampson Scotland Stanley
Strokes Surry Swain Transylvania Tyrrell Union
Vance  Wake  Warren Washington Watauga Wayne
Wilkes  Wilson Yadkin Yancey

Alamance 

Alamance County Christian Home Educators (ACCHE)

“ACCHE is made up of families who enjoy getting together on a regular basis for activities and educational opportunities.  We average around 200 member families each year with children of all ages.”

North Carolina Piedmont-Triad Secular Homeschoolers

“This is a place to share local events, organize outings and activities with one another, ask questions, and offer general support.”

NC Piedmont Home School Educators

“If you are a Home School Educator in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, come join our group to network & share ideas! Who knows, maybe you’ll meet some other families that you can team up with for field trips and fun!”

Alexander

Alleghany

Anson

Carolina Home Educators Family Support

“All independent homeschooling families from Cheraw, Chesterfield, Bennettsville, Rockingham, Hamlet, Wadesboro, and the surrounding areas are invited to join Carolina Home Educators Family Support (CHEFS). We are a local support group encouraging educational opportunities & social support for independent homeschooling families in our area.”

Ashe

Avery

Beaufort

Bertie

Bladen

Brunswick

Southern Brunswick Co-op

“Southern BRUNSWICK CO-op serves the homeschooling families of southern Brunswick County, NC.”

Buncombe

Asheville Unschoolers & Homeschoolers

“This is a support group for unschoolers and homeschoolers in the Asheville area. It’s a great place to organize and plan meetups, play dates, hiking trips, etc. This group is not a platform for those who want to defend government schooling or any other schooling institution.”

Burke

Cabarrus

Greater Cabarrus Homeschoolers

“A group of Home Schooled kids/teens in the Greater Cabarrus region of North Carolina. This not only includes Cabarrus but Rowan, Mecklenburg, Stanley, and Iredell Counties.”

Caldwell

Camden

Carteret

Carolina Christian Educators

“We are an active group of home educators in Eastern North Carolina, specifically serving the area of Onslow and Western Carteret counties. We’re a group of families brought together with a common goal:  To give our children the best education possible, tailored to each of their individual learning needs, grounded in love and in truth.  We each seek to provide our children with a foundation on which to stand and continue to grow as they follow God’s plan for their lives.”

Caswell

Catawba

Catawba County Homeschool Community (CCHC)

“The Catawba County Homeschool Community (CCHC) is a secular group open to both home educators and NC Virtual school families in and around Catawba County.”

 

Gaston/Lincoln/Catawba Homeschool Connection

Homeschool group in the North Carolina counties of Gaston, Lincoln, and Catawaba. 

 

Homeschool Yard Sale of Catawba County

“This group is for homeschool parents who would like to buy sell homeschool books and supplies. Only homeschool merchandise is permitted.”

Chatham

Cherokee

Chowan

Clay

Cleveland

Cleveland County Homeschool Association

“As an interdenominational/nondenominational, Christian homeschool support group, we do have a statement of faith that parents are required to sign upon joining. This is simply to make sure we are all on the same page as to the core of our belief system and that we are conscious at all times that our behavior within the group needs to model our profession.”

 

Cleveland County (NC) Homeschool Support

“This on-line support group is hosted by Cleveland County Homeschool Association, which is a Christian support group located in NC. CCHA’s purpose is to represent the homeschool community in a manner that honors Jesus Christ while providing support, advice, information, fellowship, and activities to area homeschoolers.”

Columbus

Craven

Unschoolers of Eastern NC

“The purpose of this group is to connect locally with unschoolers in our general area. Eastern NC is a rather vast region but currently we are in the general area of New Bern NC down towards Jacksonville NC.”

Cumberland

Fort Bragg Home School Support

“The Home School Network is an opportunity for Home School Families to collaborate, share ideas to include activities for the children. ”

Currituck

Dare

Davidson

High Point Home Educators

“The purpose and mission of HPHE is to provide support, guidance, encouragement and educational opportunities according to Biblical principles and ideals for home educating families in the Triad area of North Carolina.”

 

North Carolina Piedmont-Triad Secular Homeschoolers

“This is a place to share local events, organize outings and activities with one another, ask questions, and offer general support.”

 

NC Piedmont Home School Educators

“If you are a Home School Educator in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, come join our group to network & share ideas! Who knows, maybe you’ll meet some other families that you can team up with for field trips and fun!”

 

Triad Homeschool Activity Group – THAG

“To help homeschool families in the Triad area find friendship and encouragement, learning opportunities, and helpful resources, in a community that is welcoming to all on this fun journey.”

 

Visions Of The Future Homeschool Group

“Visions Of The Homeschool Group is a non-secular group open to all members of the communities of Mooresville, Mt. Ulla, Davidson, Cornelius, and Huntersville.”

Davie

North Carolina Piedmont-Triad Secular Homeschoolers

“This is a place to share local events, organize outings and activities with one another, ask questions, and offer general support.”

 

NC Piedmont Home School Educators

“If you are a Home School Educator in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, come join our group to network & share ideas! Who knows, maybe you’ll meet some other families that you can team up with for field trips and fun!”

 

T.E.A.C.H. Homeschool Support Group
“T.E.A.C.H. Homeschool Support Group of Davie County North Carolina – We are Teaching Excellence, Achievement, and Character at Home! This is a group of Christian Home Educators who have decided to work together to provide information for Home Educators in Davie County NC and the surrounding areas. Our focus is on parent education, organizing enrichment and educational activities, field trips and fellowship opportunities for our Membership. We provide a Newsletter, Directory and a Yahoo Group as well as regular Monthly meetings for fellowship and learning!”

 

Duplin

Durham

Chapel Hill-Durham Homeschoolers

“Chapel Hill-Durham Homeschoolers is a diverse network of parents and children homeschooling in North Carolina’s Chapel Hill, Durham and surrounding communities.  We pride ourselves in providing an inclusive, supportive environment for all of our member families. With our network of veteran homeschoolers, we are confident you will find what you need to be confident in your homeschool journey. “

Edgecombe

Christian Homeschool Association of Rocky Mount

“The Christian Homeschool Association of Rocky Mount, Inc. was designed to provide a wide range of support to those families who choose to homeschool. Professions of faith, doctrine, and religious persuasions are not required for membership.  A Christian perspective is always considered in the determining of group activities and support of both the parents and the children. “

Forsyth


Forsyth Home Educators

“Forsyth Home Educators is a Christian homeschool support group serving Forsyth County, North Carolina, and the surrounding counties. Our mission is to connect homeschooling families with opportunities for growth and enrichment within our community. North Carolina defines homeschooling as a nonpublic school consisting of the children of not more than two families or households, where the parents or legal guardians or members of either household determine the scope and sequence of academic instruction, provide academic instruction and determine additional sources of academic instruction.”

 

High Point Home Educators

“The purpose and mission of HPHE is to provide support, guidance, encouragement and educational opportunities according to Biblical principles and ideals for home educating families in the Triad area of North Carolina.”

 

North Carolina Piedmont-Triad Secular Homeschoolers

“This is a place to share local events, organize outings and activities with one another, ask questions, and offer general support.”

 

NC Piedmont Home School Educators

“If you are a Home School Educator in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, come join our group to network & share ideas! Who knows, maybe you’ll meet some other families that you can team up with for field trips and fun!”

 

Triad Homeschool Activity Group – THAG

“To help homeschool families in the Triad area find friendship and encouragement, learning opportunities, and helpful resources, in a community that is welcoming to all on this fun journey.”

 

Franklin

Lighthouse Christian Homeschool Association

“Lighthouse Christian Homeschool Association is a local homeschool support group serving, mostly, the Wake Forest, Youngsville, North Raleigh and Franklinton areas of North Carolina. Our group includes over 340 families and we continue to grow each year! We work together in support of each other to provide enrichment to our children through activities and events in complement to the education they receive at home.”

Gaston

Gaston Adventures in Learning

“G.A.I.L. is a non-traditional secular homeschool group of freethinkers and life learners.”

 

Gaston/Lincoln/Catawba Homeschool Connection

Homeschool group in the North Carolina counties of Gaston, Lincoln, and Catawaba. 

 

Gates 

Graham

Grandville

Greene

Guilford

Greensboro Home Educators

“Greensboro Home Educators is a Christian-based homeschool support group. We offer various field trips, activities, group testing, high school graduation, and moms’ night outs, but we also offer support and encouragement.”

 

GSOFamilies Homeschooling

“Welcome to GSOFamilies – the all-inclusive resource for families in the Greensboro, NC area. Please feel free to join this group if you live in the Greensboro area and would like to discuss homeschooling in the Triad, and related events.”

 

High Point Home Educators

“The purpose and mission of HPHE is to provide support, guidance, encouragement and educational opportunities according to Biblical principles and ideals for home educating families in the Triad area of North Carolina.”

 

North Carolina Piedmont-Triad Secular Homeschoolers

“This is a place to share local events, organize outings and activities with one another, ask questions, and offer general support.”

 

NC Piedmont Home School Educators

“If you are a Home School Educator in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, come join our group to network & share ideas! Who knows, maybe you’ll meet some other families that you can team up with for field trips and fun!”

 

 

Triad Homeschool Activity Group – THAG

“To help homeschool families in the Triad area find friendship and encouragement, learning opportunities, and helpful resources, in a community that is welcoming to all on this fun journey.”

Halifax

Harnett

Haywood

Henderson

Blue Ridge Homeschool Alliance

“Blue Ridge Homeschool Alliance is for homeschool families in Henderson County, NC and surrounding areas who are seeking social opportunities, friendship, and support. Membership is open to homeschoolers in all of WNC, but activities are generally centered in Henderson County (Hendersonville) and Transylvania County (Brevard).”

 

Henderson County Homeschool Association

“Henderson County Homeschool Association (HCHA) is a cooperative support organization for homeschooling families which provides a wide range of benefits and opportunities for its members. HCHA membership is open to anyone, but as a Christian organization we embrace traditional Biblical values and viewpoints. Drawing from the gifts and talents of our member families, HCHA offers encouragement, academic and social activities, and resources to promote excellence and integrity in homeschooling.”

 

Hendersonville NC Area Homeschooling Families

“A local (Hendersonville, NC) page created for sharing info/events, asking/answering questions, and sharing meet ups/play dates. 🙂 We ask that members of this group be current homeschooling families or veteran homeschoolers who have graduated students.”

Hertford

Hoke

Hyde

Iredell

Greater Cabarrus Homeschoolers

“A group of Home Schooled kids/teens in the Greater Cabarrus region of North Carolina. This not only includes Cabarrus but Rowan, Mecklenburg, Stanley, and Iredell Counties.”

 

Visions Of The Future Homeschool Group

“Visions Of The Homeschool Group is a non-secular group open to all members of the communities of Mooresville, Mt. Ulla, Davidson, Cornelius, and Huntersville.”

Jackson

Johnson

Johnston County Home Educators of NC (JCHE)

“Johnston County Home Educators of NC (JCHE) is a non-denominational, Christian home school support organization. JCHE’s purpose is to encourage, support, and strengthen home school families in and around Johnston County, North Carolina. JCHE strives to offer support and activities to the entire family, from birth through high school and beyond.”

 

Jones

Lee 

Lenoir

Lincoln 

Gaston/Lincoln/Catawba Homeschool Connection

Homeschool group in the North Carolina counties of Gaston, Lincoln, and Catawaba. 

 

Macon

Madison

Martin

McDowell

Mecklenburg

Charlotte Christian Homeschool Network 

“The mission of CCHNet is to connect Christian homeschoolers in the greater Charlotte area while serving as an information portal for events, activities, and information. Read more here: http://akahomeschoolmom.com/charlotte-christian-homeschool-network.”

 

Charlotte Home Educators Association

“CHEA is a nonprofit association whose purpose is to promote communication, support, fellowship, and unity among Charlotte homeschoolers.”

 

Greater Cabarrus Homeschoolers

“A group of Home Schooled kids/teens in the Greater Cabarrus region of North Carolina. This not only includes Cabarrus but Rowan, Mecklenburg, Stanley, and Iredell Counties.”

 

Pathway Christian Co-op

“It is our goal to aid parents in their homeschooling by providing support, accountability, fellowship, and encouragement.Our group is made up of Christian families. It is our goal to enhance our children’s educational and social experience by providing learning opportunities while helping our children to adopt a Biblical worldview. We accomplish this goal through weekly co-op meetings for elementary and middle school, as well as weekly paid classes for high school.”

 

Visions Of The Future Homeschool Group

“Visions Of The Homeschool Group is a non-secular group open to all members of the communities of Mooresville, Mt. Ulla, Davidson, Cornelius, and Huntersville.”

Mitchell

Montgomery

Moore

Nash

New Hanover

PARACHUTE! Secular Homeschool Group

“PARACHUTE! is a Homeschool group focused on fun, learning, bonding, and exploring. We are based out of Wilmington/Hampstead/RockyPoint and other surrounding areas. Our age range is 5 or almost 5 and up. We are unaffiliated in anyway and welcome anyone regardless of curriculum, religion, lack of religion, teaching style or any other factor. No judgement of any sort is allowed in our group and everyone is welcome to their own thoughts, opinions and beliefs.”

Wilmington CIRCLE

“CIRCLE (Children Involved in a Respectful Co-operative Learning Environment) is an all-inclusive, secular homeschool community and does not discriminate against anyone regarding religion, politics, race, gender, sexuality, age, educational methods, or other differentiating factors. The group is open to families seeking a respectful co-operative learning environment and community. All ages are welcome, from infants through adults.

Northampton

Onslow

Carolina Christian Educators

“We are an active group of home educators in Eastern North Carolina, specifically serving the area of Onslow and Western Carteret counties. We’re a group of families brought together with a common goal:  To give our children the best education possible, tailored to each of their individual learning needs, grounded in love and in truth.  We each seek to provide our children with a foundation on which to stand and continue to grow as they follow God’s plan for their lives.”

 

Onslow Secular Homeschoolers

“Onslow Secular Homeschoolers is an inclusive homeschooling organization in the Onslow County, North Carolina area, serving families across a diverse spectrum of home schooling styles and philosophies. Since we are an inclusive group, all members’ beliefs, racial, and cultural backgrounds will be respected.”

 

Unschoolers of Eastern NC

“The purpose of this group is to connect locally with unschoolers in our general area. Eastern NC is a rather vast region but currently we are in the general area of New Bern NC down towards Jacksonville NC.”

Orange 

Pamlico

Pasquotank

Pender

PARACHUTE! Secular Homeschool Group

“PARACHUTE! is a Homeschool group focused on fun, learning, bonding, and exploring. We are based out of Wilmington/Hampstead/RockyPoint and other surrounding areas. Our age range is 5 or almost 5 and up. We are unaffiliated in anyway and welcome anyone regardless of curriculum, religion, lack of religion, teaching style or any other factor. No judgement of any sort is allowed in our group and everyone is welcome to their own thoughts, opinions and beliefs.”

Perquimans

Person

Home Educators Association of Roxboro

“HEAR is a Christ led homeschool support association in Roxboro, NC that serves Person County and the surrounding area.  Our goal is to support, nurture, and encourage the homeschooling family.”

Pitt

HOME-Greenville NC Homeschool Group

“H.O.M.E. is a non-exclusive Christian homeschool support group. Our purpose is to provide support to parents who educate their children at home.”

 

Polk

H.A.R.C.

“The NC Homeschoolers Association of Rutherford/Polk County is a Christian organization.”

Randolph

High Point Home Educators

“The purpose and mission of HPHE is to provide support, guidance, encouragement and educational opportunities according to Biblical principles and ideals for home educating families in the Triad area of North Carolina.”

 

North Carolina Piedmont-Triad Secular Homeschoolers

“This is a place to share local events, organize outings and activities with one another, ask questions, and offer general support.”

 

NC Piedmont Home School Educators

“If you are a Home School Educator in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, come join our group to network & share ideas! Who knows, maybe you’ll meet some other families that you can team up with for field trips and fun!”

 

Triad Homeschool Activity Group – THAG

“To help homeschool families in the Triad area find friendship and encouragement, learning opportunities, and helpful resources, in a community that is welcoming to all on this fun journey.”

Richmond

Carolina Home Educators Family Support

“All independent homeschooling families from Cheraw, Chesterfield, Bennettsville, Rockingham, Hamlet, Wadesboro, and the surrounding areas are invited to join Carolina Home Educators Family Support (CHEFS). We are a local support group encouraging educational opportunities & social support for independent homeschooling families in our area.”

Robeson

Rockingham

North Carolina Piedmont-Triad Secular Homeschoolers

“This is a place to share local events, organize outings and activities with one another, ask questions, and offer general support.”

 

NC Piedmont Home School Educators

“If you are a Home School Educator in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, come join our group to network & share ideas! Who knows, maybe you’ll meet some other families that you can team up with for field trips and fun!”

Rowan

Greater Cabarrus Homeschoolers

“A group of Home Schooled kids/teens in the Greater Cabarrus region of North Carolina. This not only includes Cabarrus but Rowan, Mecklenburg, Stanley, and Iredell Counties.”

 

Visions Of The Future Homeschool Group

“Visions Of The Homeschool Group is a non-secular group open to all members of the communities of Mooresville, Mt. Ulla, Davidson, Cornelius, and Huntersville.”

Rutherford

H.A.R.C.

“The NC Homeschoolers Association of Rutherford/Polk County is a Christian organization.”

Sampson

Scotland

Stanley

Greater Cabarrus Homeschoolers

“A group of Home Schooled kids/teens in the Greater Cabarrus region of North Carolina. This not only includes Cabarrus but Rowan, Mecklenburg, Stanley, and Iredell Counties.”

Strokes

North Carolina Piedmont-Triad Secular Homeschoolers

“This is a place to share local events, organize outings and activities with one another, ask questions, and offer general support.”

 

NC Piedmont Home School Educators

“If you are a Home School Educator in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, come join our group to network & share ideas! Who knows, maybe you’ll meet some other families that you can team up with for field trips and fun!”

Surry

North Carolina Piedmont-Triad Secular Homeschoolers

“This is a place to share local events, organize outings and activities with one another, ask questions, and offer general support.”

 

NC Piedmont Home School Educators

“If you are a Home School Educator in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, come join our group to network & share ideas! Who knows, maybe you’ll meet some other families that you can team up with for field trips and fun!”

Swain

Transylvania

Blue Ridge Homeschool Alliance

“Blue Ridge Homeschool Alliance is for homeschool families in Henderson County, NC and surrounding areas who are seeking social opportunities, friendship, and support. Membership is open to homeschoolers in all of WNC, but activities are generally centered in Henderson County (Hendersonville) and Transylvania County (Brevard).”

 

Tyrrell

Union

Vance 

Wake 

Apex Inclusive Homeschoolers

“A group of homeschoolers located in Apex, North Carolina and surrounding areas. It does not matter what your religious beliefs are or the lifestyle you choose to live, everyone is welcome!”

 

Cary Homeschoolers

“Founded in 2001 as a welcoming, all-inclusive, secular homeschool socialization and support group, Cary Homeschoolers, Inc. (CHS) grew rapidly and now has about 200 member families with almost 500 students of all ages. Membership is open to all homeschooling families in and around Cary, NC. We do not require or endorse adherence to any particular belief system, educational method, or philosophy.”

 

Conservative Homeschoolers of Raleigh (CHSOR)

“Feel out of place in both secular and Christian homeschool groups? The purpose of this group is to provide opportunities for conservative, traditional Christians to socialize with other like-minded homeschool families. The group will have weekly park days and may schedule other events.”

 

Extension Master Gardener Homeschool Gardening Program (HGP

“The Homeschool Gardening Program (HGP) will bring garden skills and research-based information to the 4,000 homeschool families in Wake county.”

 

Homeschool Explorers

Homeschool Explorers is a diverse, secular, and inclusive homeschool cooperative serving Wake County, North Carolina and surrounding counties.”

 

Homeschoolers of Holly Springs (K – 12) of North Carolina

“Homeschoolers of Holly Springs was founded in April of 2010 and we have members from all over the area to include Holly Springs, Apex, Fuquay Varina, Cary, Raleigh, Garner, Durham, Clayton and more.”

 

Lighthouse Christian Homeschool Association

“Lighthouse Christian Homeschool Association is a local homeschool support group serving, mostly, the Wake Forest, Youngsville, North Raleigh and Franklinton areas of North Carolina. Our group includes over 340 families and we continue to grow each year! We work together in support of each other to provide enrichment to our children through activities and events in complement to the education they receive at home.”

 

Triangle Secular High School Homeschoolers

“Triangle Secular High School Homeschoolers is a secular, inclusive group of high school teens (Freshman/age 14 and up) and parents in the Triangle area that come together for social events and opportunities to build relationships.”

 

Wake County Homeschoolers

“An informative Facebook group for Wake County Homeschoolers… Please feel free to share any information you think would benefit other families.”

Warren

Washington

Watauga

Wayne

Wilkes 

Wilson

Yadkin

North Carolina Piedmont-Triad Secular Homeschoolers

“This is a place to share local events, organize outings and activities with one another, ask questions, and offer general support.”

 

NC Piedmont Home School Educators

“If you are a Home School Educator in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, come join our group to network & share ideas! Who knows, maybe you’ll meet some other families that you can team up with for field trips and fun!”

Yancey

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