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South Dakota 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 South Dakota co-ops and South Dakota 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. 

 

 

South Dakota Statewide Homeschool Groups  South Dakota Homeschool Groups By County  Secular South Dakota Homeschool Groups

 

South Dakota 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 South Dakota. 

 

The Education Alliance of Christian Homeschoolers in South Dakota (TEACHSD)

“The Education Alliance of Christian Homeschoolers in South Dakota (TEACHSD), the organization formerly known as SECHE, was founded in 2002 by like-minded home educators who desired a group where their belief and acknowledgement of God was an integral part of the organization.”

 

Families for Alternative Instruction Rights in South Dakota

“FAIRSD is the Legislative Action Committee of TEACHSD, dedicated to advancing, protecting and securing alternative instruction rights in South Dakota.”

 

The Natural Learning Network of South Dakota

“A group for unschoolers, relaxed home learners, and world learners, in and near South Dakota.”

 

 

 

South Dakota County Groups 

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

 

Aurora Beadle Bennett Bon Homme Brookings Brown
Brule Buffalo Butte Campbell Charles Mix Clark
Clay Codington Corson Custer Davison Day
Deuel Dewey Douglas Edmunds Fall River Faulk
Grant Gregory Haakon Hamlin Hand Hanson
Harding Hughes Hutchinson Hyde Jackson Jerauld
Jones Kingsbury Lake Lawrence Lincoln Lyman
Marshall McCook McPherson Meade Mellette Miner
Minnehaha Moody Pennington Perkins Potter Roberts
Sanborn Shannon Spink Stanley Sully Todd
Tripp Turner Union Walworth Yankton Ziebach

Aurora

Beadle

Bennett

Bon Homme

Brookings

Brown

Brule

Buffalo

Butte

Campbell

Charles Mix

Clark

Clay

Codington

Corson

Custer

 

 

Davison

Mitchell Area Homeschool Group

“We are a Christian homeschool group that serves Mitchell and the communities around us.”

Day

Deuel

Dewey

Douglas

Edmunds

Fall River

Faulk

Grant

Gregory

Haakon

Hamlin

Hand

Hanson

Harding

Hughes

Hutchinson

Hyde

Jackson

Jerauld

Jones

Kingsbury

Lake

Lawrence

 

 

Lincoln

Our Way of Learning Homeschool Collective

“We are an inclusive, nonprofit homeschool group serving the greater Sioux Falls area.  Our group is secular in nature, and is non-discriminatory on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, ethnic background, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or family composition.  Our primary purpose is to give homeschooling families the opportunity to share activities with each other; doing fun and interesting things together gives us all more opportunities to establish meaningful connections, support each other, and build community.  We are a member-driven group, and aim to serve as a resource for new and seasoned homeschool families as well.”

 

SMASH – Sioux Metro Area Social Homeschoolers

“SMASH – Sioux Metro Area Social Homeschoolers

Our mission is to bring local homeschoolers together through social activities, field trips, and community service projects. In order to join you must be local to the Sioux Falls area and be a current or soon to be homeschooler. These questions should pop up when you request to join the group. “Homeschooler” is a loose term we use to identify anyone who chooses to opt out of traditional public or private school.”

 

Lyman

Marshall

 

 

McCook

Our Way of Learning Homeschool Collective

“We are an inclusive, nonprofit homeschool group serving the greater Sioux Falls area.  Our group is secular in nature, and is non-discriminatory on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, ethnic background, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or family composition.  Our primary purpose is to give homeschooling families the opportunity to share activities with each other; doing fun and interesting things together gives us all more opportunities to establish meaningful connections, support each other, and build community.  We are a member-driven group, and aim to serve as a resource for new and seasoned homeschool families as well.”

McPherson

Meade

Mellette

Miner

 

 

Minnehaha

Coteau Area Christian Home Educators (CACHE)

“We are a group of like-minded Christian families encouraging, uplifting, and supporting each other in our educational endeavors.”

 

Our Way of Learning Homeschool Collective

“We are an inclusive, nonprofit homeschool group serving the greater Sioux Falls area.  Our group is secular in nature, and is non-discriminatory on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, ethnic background, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or family composition.  Our primary purpose is to give homeschooling families the opportunity to share activities with each other; doing fun and interesting things together gives us all more opportunities to establish meaningful connections, support each other, and build community.  We are a member-driven group, and aim to serve as a resource for new and seasoned homeschool families as well.”

 

Moody

 

 

Pennington

Black Hills Homeschool Association

“We are an inclusive group of home educating parents dedicated to empowering all homeschoolers in the Black Hills of South Dakota through Support, Encouragement and Education.”

 

Black Hills Homeschool Co-op

“We are a Christ-centered cooperative that provides a variety of educational and enrichment classes for homeschooling families of primary and secondary age children in a safe and loving environment.  We co-labor with each other and God to achieve creative excellence by serving each other through our strengths.”

 

The People’s CommUnity Home-School Co-Op

“We are a Natural Home-School Co-op for Children Pre-K – HS. We are preparing our students to think and feel solutions. Yoga and Meditation begin our day.”

 

Rapid City Homeschool Children’s Choir and Band

Homeschool choir and band in Rapid city. 

 

West River Christian Homeschoolers (Rapid City and Surrounding Area)

“A group for West River Christian homeschoolers. This group is for questions, support, encouragement, and events for home schooling.”

 

Perkins

Potter

Roberts

Sanborn

Shannon

Spink

Stanley

Sully

Todd

Tripp

 

 

Turner

Our Way of Learning Homeschool Collective

“We are an inclusive, nonprofit homeschool group serving the greater Sioux Falls area.  Our group is secular in nature, and is non-discriminatory on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, ethnic background, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or family composition.  Our primary purpose is to give homeschooling families the opportunity to share activities with each other; doing fun and interesting things together gives us all more opportunities to establish meaningful connections, support each other, and build community.  We are a member-driven group, and aim to serve as a resource for new and seasoned homeschool families as well.”

Union

Walworth

Yankton

Ziebach

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