REGION 5

Counties:  Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Halifax, Johnston, Nash, Northampton, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Wilson.

 

Welcome to NCHE Region 5!

Whether you are looking for a support group or just have questions please feel free to contact me – region5@nche.com.  If you are a support group leader please check the list below and confirm your group’s current contact information. If you are the leader of a group which is not listed, please email that information to me and I would be delighted to add it.

 

 

ACCHE (Alamance County Christian Home Educators)
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.

ACE Academy (Alternative Christian Educators)
For ages K-12; provide play days, field trips, co-ops, special events, moms’ night out, dads’ night out, teen and middle school nights. We take up to 45 families with a fall and spring co-op.

ARCH-Raleigh Association of Roman Catholic Homeschoolers
ARCH of Raleigh and Cary are affliated but have difference coordinators and activities depending on the group

Archway Classes
Archway Classes is a parent-directed enrichment program for elementary and middle-school aged students in the Alamance County area.

Brave Schoolers
Brave Schoolers is a laid-back group of homeschool families, in and around Cary, designed to support and encourage each other along this courageous journey of homeschooling. Our goal is to build a sense of community within our group where members have the opportunity to grow lasting friendships. With an emphasis on the Brave Writer Lifestyle, our group includes homeschool families with many different interests and homeschooling styles. Group activities include field trips, Brave Writer book club (ages 8-12), FIAR book club (ages 4-7), nature study gatherings, FLL, moms’ nights, family gatherings, kids’ game nights and more!

Cary Homeschoolers
Cary Homeschoolers is a welcoming, all-inclusive, secular homeschool support group based in Cary, NC. Membership is open to all homeschooling families in and around the Cary area.

CCH (Chapel Hill Homeschoolers)
An inclusive group, approximately 235 families, co-op: Friday Enrichment Programs for ages 2-18 at the Chapel Hill Bible Church, lots of enrichment and community-strengthening activities occurring

Charlotte Mason Mothers
Open to anyone who aspires to provide a Charlotte Mason style education for their homeschool students. Workshops, library, group classes, volunteer work, nature study outings, book studies

CHEAGD (Christian Home Educators Association of Greater Durham)
$20/year per family (Aug-July)
A support groups for families homeschooling in the greater Durham area. We provide a community for social interaction, support and encouragement.

CHEC (Christian Homes Educating Children)
Christian Heritage Home School Fellowship

Christian Homeschoolers of Wilson
The purpose of CHOW is simple
*To bring glory and honor to Christ by offering ministry, support, and encouragement to one another as home school families
*To serve as a resource, support, and communication network to the home school community
*To provide academic, social, and ministerial opportunities
*To promote homeschooling in our community as an educational alternative

Classical Conversations of Roxboro
Classical Conversations of Roxboro meets once a week from 9:00-3:00. Students in the Foundations program are introduced to important facts in history, science, Latin, English grammar, geography, and math. They work through a science experiment and dip their hands into some art projects. From 1:00-3:00 children in the Essentials program work on English grammar, diagramming sentences, writing, and math games. For more information contact Heather Mangum at ccofroxboro@gmail.com

 

Circle of Grace
Statement of faith, all ages

Colonial Homeschoolers

Dayspring Home Educators
Wake County (Raleigh, Apex, Cary, Holly Springs, and Fuquay-Varina)

Deerstream Learning
Deerstream Learning Center is entering our 19th year serving the Triangle’s homeschooling families.  Our goal is to support and encourage parents in their schooling efforts by providing classes for children ages 5 – 14, taught by Christian educators and offering social and educational gathering opportunities for parents.

Five in a Row
Welcome to NC FIAR! This is a support group for people who use the Five in a Row curriculum and live in the Triangle area of North Carolina. We have field trips every other Thursday and monthly

Footsteps
Footsteps Homeschool Group is a Christain homeschooling group based out of Peace Church in Cary. Members are mostly located in Southern Wake County with a few in Chatham Co. Footsteps is a member led group with field trips and holiday parties.  Cost is $15/family ($10 for families with one child).  Contact information Carey Randall at careyplessrandall@gmail.com

Foundations Homeschool Co-op
Co-op and Mom’s support meetings

Generations Homeschool Support Group
A ministry of Crossroads Fellowship Church in Raleigh.  Co-op, field trips, annual events

GrACE Homeschool Group
4-H club, field trips, monthly meetings

Great Endeavor Homeschoolers
We have a lot of ways for people to form friendships and get involved.  We are a working corporation looking for like minded families to be involved with a local community founded on Biblical principles.  Ridgecrest Baptist has kindly opened their doors for our group to call home.  We are grateful for their hospitality.

Field Trips
Field trips are scheduled throughout the year and take place at least once a month. Field trips are diverse and generally located in the Durham, Hillsborough, northern Raleigh areas. When you become a member, you will gain access to the GEH calendar, which will show you each field trip scheduled and give you the details you need!
Lunch Bunch
A great time to meet other families on a weekly basis with a bagged lunch for fellowship and playtime. We rotate between several Durham and Hillsborough area parks.
Mom’s Night
GEH hosts monthly get-togethers for moms to connect and fellowship. This is a great way to get involved in our group and meet other homeschooling moms. The focus and fun of the evening differs from month to month, but be assured you are always welcome!
Parties & More
Seasonal and holiday parties and other fun events are always something to enjoy, and they are built in to the calendar to make them as convenient as possible for your family.
Academy
The GEH Academy is a co-op that offers student enrichment for three Tuesdays a month from August to May (specific dates and other details can be found on the General Information page). Academy enrollment fees are separate from the family membership, but all members of GEH are eligible to participate in GEH Academy. Becoming part of the GEH academy is not required to be a part of the group, but many members find it to be the fastest way to connect with other families while learning

HEAR (Home Educators Association of Roxboro)
HEAR is a Christ led homeschool support group in Roxboro, NC that serves Person County and the surrounding areas. Our goal is to support, nurture, and encourage the homeschooling

 

HEART (Homeschool Enrichment thru Activities, Relationships, and Truth)
Christian basis, emphasis on providing opportunity to learn more about African-American Heritage

Heart of Carolina

Hearts and Hands Homeschool Support Group
Meets at Highland Baptist Church. Weekly co-op, group activities, moms meetings, Christian group

HI-5 Homeschoolers
offering hope and inspiration where GRACE abounds

HIM (Home Instructors of Mebane)
Home Instructors of Mebane (HIM) meets at Mebane Presbyterian Church, 402 S. Fifth St, Mebane, NC.

HOME (hephzibah)

Homeschool Explorers
Diverse, inclusive, secular co-op

Homeschoolers around Wake County
Homeschoolers Around Wake County is a place for local homeschooling moms to connect and share ideas & information related to homeschooling.

Homeschoolers of Color
Yahoo group. Purpose is to meet the needs of families homeschooling children of African, Asian, Latino, and Native American heritages.

Homeschoolers of Holly Springs
The goal of this group is to get homeschool families together in our area for friendship, support, to share information and experiences, as well as a place for our children to socialize with others

Homeschoolers of Knightdale
We are a free homeschool group geared towards children in the pre-k and elementary school age range.

JCHE (Johnston County Home Educators)
JCHE’s purpose is to encourage, support and strengthen home school families in and around Johnston County, NC. JCHE strives to offer support and activities to the entire family from birth through high school and beyond. 200 members $25/fee

Lighthouse Christian Homeschool Association
Lighthouse is a large homeschool group which serves the Wake Forest, Raleigh area. Christian parent support group, lots of kids activities – field trips, sports teams, clubs, yearbooks, graduation

NC Homeschool Adventures
We’re an all ages secular homeschool group exploring North Carolina together.

One to One Ratio
This is a group for single parents that homeschool. Meetings are held quarterly. Curriculum share library and food pantry available to members. Most interaction is done via email.

Potter’s Hand Homeschool Co-op
The Potter’s Hand Homeschool Co-op is a ministry of Northside Community Church located in Knightdale, NC, which provides support and encouragement to parents who are homeschooling as well as enrichment

Principle Approach Families of NC
This is a group for families utilized the Principle Approach to homeschooling in NC.

Providence Tutorials
We are a Christian homeschool enrichment program that gathers once a week to partner with parents as they educate their children.

Psalms 127 Homeschool Co-op

Salt and Light Homeschool
SLHA is a Christian homeschool group in North Raleigh. Membership is limited to 30 families and provides activities for students as well as encouragement for parents.

Secular Homeschoolers of NC (SHNC)

Southeast Middlers at Home

STARS (Southeast Triangle Area Resources and Support for Homeschoolers)

Steadfast Home Educators
Meets at Midway Baptist Church, 401 S., Raleigh, NC 27603

Sunrise Support Group
Field trips and monthly teacher meetings

THEA (The Home Education Association)
Secular group

TORCH – Cary
Catholic homeschool families

TORCH (Traditions of Roman Catholic Homeschoolers) – Raleigh
Catholic homeschoolers

Triangle Christian Academy
TCA is a Christian homeschool group in North Raleigh. Membership is limited to 40 families and provides activities for students as well as encouragement for parents. $50/yr.

Triangle Christian Teens for Homeschooling

Veritas Classes

Wake Forest Homeschoolers

WakeHSConnections
On-line community, secular group

Waldorf Play Group
This is a curriculum-based support group

Welcome Homeschoolers
We are a homeschool support group for families of all faiths, but with a Christian emphasis. Our support group provides opportunities for educational field trips, service projects, and support for families.

Well-Trained Moms
We meet the third Monday of each month at Borders Bookstore in Cary. Walk-ins are welcome.

YMWA Homeschoolers
Secular group

 

 

 

 

 

Vicky Gurganus is married to her high school sweetheart, Tom. They live in Durham and have three children—Kira, Olivia, and Zachary. They opened their homeschool in 2001. Both have volunteered at the NCHE conference for many years. Tom and Vicky are excited to share what they have learned on their homeschool journey with others.