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Washington 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 Washington co-ops and Washington 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. 

 

Washington Statewide Homeschool Groups  Washington Regional Homeschool Groups  Washington Homeschool Groups By County 
Secular Washington Homeschool Groups

 

Washington 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 Washington. 

 

Washington Homeschool Organization

“The Washington Homeschool Organization (WHO) is a statewide, non-profit membership organization. Its mission is to serve the diverse interests of home-based education in Washington State. WHO is nonpartisan, nonsectarian, and non discriminating.”

 

Washington Homeschool Support Forum

“If you homeschool in Washington…please join us! We will not add anyone that doesn’t answer the joining questions.”

 

Washington State Secular Homeschoolers

“This group is for residents of Washington State who are homeschooling or unschooling without a religious focus in their homeschool. “

 

Washington Regional Groups 

Some homeschool support groups and co-ops offer their services to multiple counties in the state. These groups have been sorted into regional groups.

 

North Washington Homeschool Groups  East Washington Homeschool Groups West Washington Homeschool Groups South Washington Homeschool Groups 

 

North Washington Homeschool Groups 

Homeschooling on the Olympic Peninsula

“This site serves as the hub for homeschoolers on the Olympic Peninsula in NW Washington state. It’s a place to ask questions, get information, plan events/gatherings, and share joys and challenges of your homeschool journey.”

 

East Washington Homeschool Groups

Lewis-Clark Valley Secular Homeschoolers

“Lewis-Clark Valley Secular Homeschoolers is a group for local homeschoolers in and around the Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho region.”

 

West Washington Homeschool Groups

PNW Secular Homeschoolers

“This group a secular (non-religious), but totally inclusive, homeschooling group.”

 

South Washington Homeschool Groups 

SW Washington Homeschool Association

Homeschool group for south Washington homeschoolers.

Washington County Groups 

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

 

Adams  Asotin Benton Chelan Clallam Clark
Columbia Cowlitz Douglas Ferry Franklin Garfield
Grant  Grays Harbor Island Jefferson King Kitsap
Kittitas Klickitat Lewis Lincoln Mason Okanogan
Pacific Pend Oreille Peirce San Juan Skagit Skamania
Snohomish Spokane Stevens  Thurston Wahkiakum Walla Walla
Whatcom Whitman Yakima

 

Adams 

Asotin

Benton

 

Chelan

Wenatchee Christian Homeschool Co-Op

“Wenatchee Christian Homeschool Co-op exists to establish a ministry of home educators who serve and support one another in Christ. A ministry is defined by us as “the faithful service of God’s people rendered unto God and others on His behalf to bring Him glory, build up His church, and reach out to His world.” We understand that only by God’s grace and provision will this be attainable.”

 

Clallam

Olympic Peninsula Homeschoolers

“This group is for homeschoolers who live and learn on the Olympic Peninsula, Washington. Please feel free to share resources, information, and experiences that would be of interest to homeschooling families in our area.”

 

Sequim Secular Homeschool Co-op

“A Secular Homeschooling Co-op for families to play, learn and grow together. Grades k-12 (ages 5 to 18). We will do projects, and field trips.”

 

 

Clark

Awesome Vancouver WA Secular Homeschoolers

“An inclusive, secular group of homeschooling friends in the Vancouver, WA/Clark County metro area who get together for field trips and other fun events.”

 

Clark County Washington Homeschool Families

“A place for Clark County homeschoolers to share stories, questions, information & curriculum with one another!”

 

K.A.S.H. of Clark County WA (Kick Ass Secular Homeschoolers)

“Kick Ass Secular Homeschoolers of Clark County Washington! Hells ya! Are you a homeschooler? Are you Kick Ass? So are we! So we are secular, we welcome everyone that won’t judge others way of “being” regardless of religion or lack thereof. Many if not most of are Atheist/Agnostic, however we welcome all. However, being that we are secular, that means we view all religion as myths, not as fact. We are science based, so please no religious posts unless it relates to the study/comparison of religions, not as worship.”

 

Columbia

Cowlitz

Douglas

Ferry

Franklin

Garfield

Grant 

Grays Harbor

 

Island

Homeschoolers of Southern Puget Sound

“The goal of this group is to foster a small community of like-minded homeschooling friends who encourage their children to think outside the box when it comes to life and education.”

 

Puget Sound Homeschool Group

“A group for Puget Sound Homeschoolers to network with other homeschoolers in order to learn more, play more, and live more!”

 

South Whidbey Homeschoolers

“Kind of a meeting center for homeschoolers in the area to hangout and share ideas!”

 

Whidbey Area Homeschool Sell And Swap

“A place for local homeschool families to share, sell, search and swap curriculum and teaching materials.”

 

Jefferson

Homeschoolers of Southern Puget Sound

“The goal of this group is to foster a small community of like-minded homeschooling friends who encourage their children to think outside the box when it comes to life and education.”

 

Puget Sound Homeschool Group

“A group for Puget Sound Homeschoolers to network with other homeschoolers in order to learn more, play more, and live more!”

 

King

Burien and Beyond, Secular Homeschool and Unschool

A group for local-ish adventures. 

 

HEARTS Homeschool Group

“HEARTS (Homeschool Events and Resourceful Teaching Support) is a group for families that homeschool in the King County and Snohomish County areas. We offer activity choices for homeschoolers including field trips, hikes, and park days. This group is open to ALL Homeschool Families.”

 

Home Oriented Meaningful Education (H.O.M.E.)

“Established in 1986, Home Oriented Meaningful Education (H.O.M.E.) is a Christian support group of over 100 homeschooling families living primarily in the North King and South Snohomish county area of Washington State. While the activities and publications of this group are inherently Christian in nature, everyone, regardless of belief or creed, is welcome to attend events and apply for membership. H.O.M.E. is a Washington State nonprofit corporation.”

 

Homeschoolers of Southern Puget Sound

“The goal of this group is to foster a small community of like-minded homeschooling friends who encourage their children to think outside the box when it comes to life and education.”

 

Puget Sound Homeschool Group

“A group for Puget Sound Homeschoolers to network with other homeschoolers in order to learn more, play more, and live more!”

 

REACH East

“REACH East is a non-profit organization whose purposes are:

 

to assist parents who are considering homeschooling to make an informed choice

to facilitate an informed community awareness of homeschooling

to offer support and information to all homeschooling families from a Christian perspective.

REACH East serves the East King County area of Washington state. Membership entitles you to meeting attendance and participation in activities and field trips organized by REACH East.

 

REACH East is made up of homeschooling families from a variety of cultural educational backgrounds who have different motivations, priorities and styles for homeschooling. We are a Christian homeschool support group committed to supporting homeschooling families in the common goal of educating our children at home.”

 

Seattle Christian Homeschooling Group

“Virtual meeting place for Seattle Christian homeschooling families.”

 

Seattle Homeschool Group (SHG)

“The Seattle Homeschool Group (SHG) is an inclusive community of Seattle-area homeschooling families supporting each other through resources, events, and online discussion.”

 

Seattle Homeschoolers

“We welcome those who are homeschool-curious. If you fall into this category, please be respectful of the labor every single homeschool family puts into the work of homeschooling. This community is not a place to just free information for extra curricular activities for your schooled child(ren).”

 

Seattle/Snoho Area Homeschoolers

“This group is kind of an online Co-op for homeschool parents. Post your ideas, curriculum reviews, questions, concerns, etc.”

 

Seattle Unschoolers

“This group was created to share local Seattle area resources and meet other local unschoolers. Did you catch that we said local twice? Yeah. We love all of you in the big wide world, and we love talking about unschooling philosophy, but this group is focused on active and local unschooling.”

 

Seattle Waldorf Homeschoolers

“This group is for Seattle, Washington area residents only. “

 

Sequoia Homeschool Enrichment Program

“Sequoia provides an opportunity for families to pick and choose from a variety of learning experiences, ranging from one-day workshops to a longer series of classes. Year-round enrollment! No long-term commitments! Only do what works for you!”

 

 

Kitsap

Charlotte Mason Homeschool of Kitsap

“Post anything related to charlotte mason and homeschool. We have one discussion meeting an “nature play” per month that will be posted here.”

 

Eclectic Kitsap Homeschoolers’ Organization

“E.K.H.O., Eclectic Kitsap Homeschoolers’ Organization, is an inclusive group providing homeschool support and encouragement to a diverse, eclectic group of families seeking to educate their children at home.”

 

First Class Kitsap County Homeschool

“First Class is a ministry to homeschooling families! If you have been looking for a one-day a week, Homeschool Cooperative with a solid Christian foundation, then First Class Kitsap County should be on your list. “

 

Homeschool Families of Kitsap County

“This is an online area for parents of homeschoolers to “meet” and share ideas.”

 

Kitsap County’s *Homeschool* Buy, Sell, Trade

“This is a place for all Kitsap County Homeschoolers to sell their used books, curriculum, manipulatives, and anything else that pertains to homeschooling.”

 

Kitsap Homeschool Mamas

Homeschool group for Kitsap homeschool mamas. 

 

Kitsap Military Homeschoolers

“Kitsap Military Homeschoolers recognizes that military families have a unique set of challenges when it comes to educating their children at home. KMH is open to all military families in Kitsap County. We welcome families from all branches of service, active duty or retired. We welcome families homeschooling using any method, families of all religious or non religious affiliations, and families with a wide variety of parenting styles. KMH exists to support military families in their homeschooling journey.”

 

Kitsap Neurodiverse Homeschooling and Unschooling

“A group for neurodivergent homeschooling and unschooling families in Kitsap County.”

 

Kitsap Secular Homeschoolers

“An *all-inclusive group of SECULAR Homeschoolers in Kitsap County, WA.”

 

Meetup of Kitsap Homeschoolers

“We are home educating families that are looking to connect with other home educating families. Our goal is be an inclusive community that fosters relationships between families by meeting in ‘real life’. “

 

North Kitsap Homeschool Community

“North Kitsap Homeschool Co-op is a secular group that meets weekly in Kitsap County.”

 

Sound Learning

“Sound Learning offers high quality, teacher led and parent guided classes for homeschooled students in the Kitsap County area. Taught by experienced teachers who have been involved in the homeschool community for decades, Sound Learning provides bibically based and academically rigorous classes that meet the needs of today’s homeschool community.”

 

 

Kittitas

Klickitat

Lewis

Lincoln

Mason

Okanogan

Pacific

Pend Oreille

 

Peirce

 

Homeschool Meetup of Pierce & Thurston County

“This group allows all homeschool families, all curricula, all faiths, and all walks of life. We offer support, a busy calendar of activities and we encourage friendships between our families. We encourage all families to help host various activities throughout the year. “

San Juan

Skagit

Skamania

 

Snohomish

Christian Homeschoolers of Marysville 

“Christian Homeschoolers of Marysville is a parent-run homeschool co-op that meets weekly in the fall and spring to provide friendship, fellowship, and learning opportunities for homeschool families!”

 

HEARTS Homeschool Group

“HEARTS (Homeschool Events and Resourceful Teaching Support) is a group for families that homeschool in the King County and Snohomish County areas. We offer activity choices for homeschoolers including field trips, hikes, and park days. This group is open to ALL Homeschool Families.”

 

Home Oriented Meaningful Education (H.O.M.E.)

“Established in 1986, Home Oriented Meaningful Education (H.O.M.E.) is a Christian support group of over 100 homeschooling families living primarily in the North King and South Snohomish county area of Washington State. While the activities and publications of this group are inherently Christian in nature, everyone, regardless of belief or creed, is welcome to attend events and apply for membership. H.O.M.E. is a Washington State nonprofit corporation.”

 

Homeschooling Snohomish County

“A place for homeschool families living in or near Snohomish County to support each other, share information and plan events.”

 

Trestle Homeschool Association

“Trestle Homeschool Association is a non-profit group whose purpose is to provide a positive atmosphere for homeschoolers to share information and resources.”

 

 

Spokane

Spokane Area Homeschool Community

“SPOKANE AREA HOMESCHOOL COMMUNITY is a place for local homeschoolers to create special classes, meet-ups, book clubs, dances and field trips. We do group buys, Scholastic book orders and more! It’s a great place to exchange information on local events and happenings.”

 

SPOKANE CHARLOTTE MASON HOMESCHOOLERS

“We are a group of homeschoolers in the Spokane area that follow the Charlotte Mason method. We hope to form a CM community and to educate others about Charlotte Mason.”

 

SPOKANE CHRISTIAN HOMESCHOOLING FAMILIES

“This is a group dedicated to Christian homeschoolers in the Spokane, WA area. We are dedicated to supporting parents who are independently homeschooling their children under Washington state law.”

 

Spokane Secular Homeschoolers

“ A comfortable and safe place for secular homeschoolers to discuss ideas and curriculum.”

 

Unschool Spokane

“Unschooling is an educational method and philosophy that advocates learner-chosen activities as a primary means for learning. Feel free to contribute, give advice, ask questions, recommend resources, and connect with others.”

Stevens 

 

Thurston

Homeschool Meetup of Pierce & Thurston County

“This group allows all homeschool families, all curricula, all faiths, and all walks of life. We offer support, a busy calendar of activities and we encourage friendships between our families. We encourage all families to help host various activities throughout the year. “

Wahkiakum

 

Walla Walla

Walla Walla Catholic Homeschool

“Teaching the Faith to our little ones”

 

Walla Walla Homeschoolers

“Connecting homeschooled and unschooled families in the Walla Walla Valley.”

 

Whatcom

Whatcom Homeschool Association

“Whatcom Homeschool Association is a network of over four hundred families supporting each other in the adventure of homeschooling in Whatcom County, the northwest corner of Washington State.  The independent spirit of homeschool families coupled with a twenty-five-year-old support group combine with positive community relations to provide a richness of learning opportunities.”

 

Whatcom Homeschool Buy Sell Trade Share and Give

“This group is for Whatcom County Home School families to be able to buy, sell, trade, or bless someone with something they are finished with. You may also ask for items. Buy Local and help other local home school families add to their homeschool budget.”

 

Whitman

Homeschooling on the Palouse

“A place for those homeschooling on the Palouse to come together to plan field trips, playdates, co-ops, or just connect with other homeschoolers.”

 

Palouse Homeschool Soccer Club

Homeschool group in Palouse

 

Palouse Homeschool Swap and Sell

“Homeschooling families living in the Panhandle of Idaho and Eastern Washington this group is for you!”

 

Yakima

Christian Association of Parent Educators

“The Christian Association of Parent Educators, or CAPE, is a nonprofit, nondenominational, Christian organization, made up of parent volunteers.  CAPE’s mission is to support, serve, and connect homeschool families in the greater Yakima Area.  We serve families from Ellensburg to Sunnyside.”

 

Yakima Homeschool Nature Club

Homeschool nature club for Yakima. 

 

Yakima Valley Homeschoolers

“For home educators between Ellensburg and Prosser – All things home school are fair game here! A place to share your ideas about home educating and what works for your family. Gather and share events, seek and offer support. Bringing together local homeschoolers in Washington state that live in the Yakima Valley and surrounding areas including: Buena, Cowiche, Ellensburg, Gleed, Grandview, Granger, Harrah, Mabton, Moxee, Naches, Prosser, Selah, Sunnyside, Terrace Heights, Tieton, Toppenish, Union Gap, Wapato, West Valley, White Swan, Yakima and Zillah.”

 

Yakima Valley Latter-day Base Homeschooling Support Group

“The group will be centered on LDS principles but will include all areas of education, and is open to all who are interested in participating. This is not an offical site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Contact person for this group is Dee Brignone.”

 

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