REGION 5

Counties:  Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Edgecombe, 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.

Apex Inclusive Homeschoolers
We are 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! This group focuses on support for homeschooling parents, free and low cost gatherings and group field trips while creating new, long lasting friendships.

ARCH-Raleigh Association of Roman Catholic Homeschoolers
ARCH Raleigh is a support group for Roman Catholic homeschoolers in the greater Raleigh, NC, area.

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

Bethlehem Homeschool Group
Bethlehem Homeschool Group is a Christian based and Biblically sound homeschool group offering educational and enrichment courses to kindergarten through high school students.  Contact: director@bethlehemhomeschool.group

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!

Capital Christian Homeschool Band
Capital Christian Homeschool Bands offers a comprehensive wind band program in a Christ-centered environment for homeschooled students ages 9 to 18 (grades 4-12) in the Wake Forest/Youngsville, NC area. We have a Beginning Band where no experience is necessary, a Concert Band for students with some experience, and a Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band for our most advanced students.

Cary Homeschoolers
Cary Homeschoolers is a welcoming, all-inclusive, secular homeschool support group based in Cary, NC.

Caswell Clovers 4H Homeschool Club
Ages 5-18 years

We have elected officers in which the children run the business meeting on a monthly bases.  The children learn parliamentary procedures and use them to decide on the topic to study as a group on an annual bases.  They also determine field trips, fundraisers and much more.  Its a club ran by the children.  We meet atleadt 2 times per month and offer many fieldtrips and volunteering opportunities that can offer the kids to get together on a weekly (sometimes 3 days a week) bases.

CCH (Chapel Hill Homeschoolers)
Chapel Hill-Durham Homeschoolers (CHDH) is a non-sectarian, all-inclusive homeschool community for the Chapel Hill, Durham, and surrounding communities.

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

Christian Homeschool Association of Rocky Mount (CHARM)
Edgecombe County, Wilson County, and surrounding area. Educational and Social activities

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 Burlington
Classical Conversations of Burlington meets once a week. Students in the Foundations program are introduced to important facts in History, Latin, Geography, English grammar, Science, and Math. Students also get to participate in a science experiment, a fine arts project, and practice oral presentation skills. In the afternoon, Essential students focus on English grammar, writing, and math games. The Burlington Community also offers Challenge level programs for middle and high school students. For more information please contact Becky Edwards ccbeckyedwards@gmail.com.

Classical Conversations of Rocky Mount
Classical Conversations meets once a week.  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.  In the afternoon, children in the Essentials program work on English grammar, diagramming sentences, writing, and math games.  For more information contact  Kani Lipford at kani.khan25@gmail.com

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 ccgrammar, diagramming sentences, writing, and math games. For more information contact Heather Mangum at ccofroxboro@gmail.com

Circle of Grace  
The Mission of the Circle of Grace is to glorify God by providing support, guidance and encouragement to one another as Home educators adhering to closely held biblical principles while raising our children to be devoted followers of Jesus Christ; using the good news of God’s Word, and the power of His Holy Spirit to nurture a community of families who worship God from the heart, serve others with compassion, and love each other with a spirit of grace and forgiveness. We meet once per month as parents and schedule educational field trips and play dates throughout the month. We identify and facilitate in service and missions projects for our community on a regular basis as we teach our children to be the Light of Jesus in our world.

Colonial Homeschoolers
Colonial Homeschoolers is a support group for Christian homeschoolers in Cary, NC, and the surrounding area. Our group is sponsored by Colonial Baptist Church, but any Christian family may join. We offer a wide range of activities. Activities vary widely – everything from small groups and clubs to science co-ops, field trips and group testing. Members also have the ability to plan new events and opportunities.

Dayspring Home Educators
We are a homeschool support group that serves the entire Research Triangle area, but our families are primarily located in Southwestern Wake County, North Carolina.   (Apex, Cary, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina)

Deerstream Learning
Deerstream is an independent, board-governed, nonprofit organization, offering classes and support to homeschool families from across the Triangle area. We provide students with academic instruction from a Christian perspective; teachers seek to help children recognize the hand of God in all they study and do. We enroll students of any faith, or none, who support our mission. Deerstream does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, or religion in any of its programs or policies.

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

Generations Homeschool Support Group
Generations is a ministry of Crossroads Fellowship in Raleigh, NC, that exists in partnership with the local church to encourage and equip Christian families as they educate their children at home. We accomplish this by offering academic enrichment programs, coordinating group activities, and fostering collaboration among our members.

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.

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

HI-5 Homeschoolers
offering hope and inspiration where GRACE abounds

The Homeschool Experience
The Homeschool Experience was created in the Wake county, NC area as an answer to the lack of secular classes for homeschool students. We started with Life Science in 2015 and, have since, added many other extracurricular classes for our kids. We are not a school, but offer semester or year long classes in various topics from Drama, Math and Science, to Board Games, Art, and British History. We differ from other groups because we are secular and accepting of all, regardless of personal choices, homeschool style or lifestyle. Student can take 1 class or multiple classes, depending on your families schedule. Additionally, there are no membership fees or required volunteer hours. You pay for what you sign up for.

Homeschool Explorers
Homeschool Explorers is a diverse, secular, and inclusive homeschool cooperative serving Wake County, North Carolina and surrounding counties.  For more information contact: hs.explorers@gmail.com

Homeschool Moms Around Wake County
Homeschool Moms  Around Wake County is a Facebook page for local homeschooling moms to connect and share ideas & information related to homeschooling.

Homeschoolers of Color
Online support group dedicated to supporting home-schoolers of color and their families, including those of African, Asian, Latino and Native American heritage. Serves families in Alamance, Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Lee, Orange and Wake counties.

Homeschoolers of Holly Springs
Are you looking for homeschool support, information, and friendships? Are you a new homeschooler? A seasoned homeschooler? Our group welcomes all homeschool families with children in grades Pre-K through Grade 12.

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, Lillington and more.

Homeschoolers of Knightdale
This is a homeschool group geared toward ages 4-13 and their siblings. However, older homeschool students are welcome to join and participate in any of our events.

Our group is all about getting out of the house, making lasting friendships, and learning! Our events are designed to present fun and unique experiences to all our members (parents and students!) around Knightdale, but also throughout the Triangle.

JCHE (Johnston County Home Educators)
Johnston County Home Educators of North Carolina(JCHEnc) 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. Johnston County Home Educators strives to serve as a resource, support, and communication network to our home school community by providing academic, social, and ministerial opportunities. We provide multiple home school activities for all ages, Pre-K to High School. We evaluate our offerings frequently and new members are welcome to create new clubs and activities within our organization.Membership is open to all home schooling families in and around Johnston County who are willing to uphold the ideals of JCHE and comply with the North Carolina home school law

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

N.C. Homeschooling
Facebook support group.  This group is for sharing Resources and Support for Homeschool families in N.C. The group is managed by approval for membership of those who wish to follow a few easy rules of encouragement and kindness. If you request to join please answer our questions in order to be approved for the group. This is not a fully moderated group and the opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the admins. Please be respectful! Contact us immediately if you are solicited or spammed inappropriately. This is a place to learn, share and encourage each other. We expect members to be positive and uplifting to your fellow homeschool community. Accept that we may at times mute or delete posts to allow for more productive discussion and less disruption at our discrepancy. You are free to leave group if you do not agree or find the page is no longer helpful . Please check out valuable resources in our Announcement section.

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.

Providence Tutorials
Providence Tutorials is a drop-off Christian homeschool program that partners with parents as they educate their children. We gather on Fridays for 30 weeks from August to April.

We use the physical classrooms of King’s Park International Church in Durham and the virtual Google Classroom app. We offer tutorials for students ages 4 to 18.

Psalms 127 Homeschool Co-op
Psalms 127 is a Christian co-op offering classes birth to 12th grade.  The group also offers a variety of children’s activities from field trips to science fairs.

Raleigh Homeschoolers
Welcome to Raleigh homeschoolers! We are an inclusive homeschool group that meets to go “beyond the classroom.” We will visit museums, parks, libraries, aquariums, go on business/factory tours, explore North Carolina, and beyond! We will also do philanthropic work twice a school year.

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)
Secular Homeschoolers of North Carolina [SHNC] was founded in July 2004 out of a need for a welcoming group for homeschooling families in and around Johnston and Wake Counties inclusive of all ethnicities, faiths, ages, lifestyles and homeschooling styles.

The purpose of the group is to provide social and educational opportunities for a variety of ages since homeschooling involves the entire family. Our on-line goal is to provide an open forum to discuss any subject pertinent to homeschooling with tolerance, dignity and respect. Our off-line goal is to gather and build a community that will support us throughout our homeschooling experience.

Secular Homeschool
A list of homeschool groups by country and state

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)
THEA is an informal collection of homeschooling families. We believe parents are uniquely qualified to choose the educational alternative that is best for their individual child. We realize that people homeschool for various reasons; therefore we do not exclude families on the basis of race, religion, spiritual path, family structure, culture, political view, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, or academic choice. It is our desire to create a welcoming haven for homeschooling families, in which families may exchange ideas, share materials, and most importantly, develop lasting friendships with one another. In our interactions with each other we strive to create a climate of respect which affirms the worth and dignity of all.

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
“Veritas” is a Latin word for truth. Veritas Classes was begun in 2003 to provide weekly tutorials from an unapologetically Christian worldview to enrich your homeschool environment, assist you in leading your child toward his academic goals, and see your child grow closer to the Lord through positive relationships with instructors and peers.

Wake Forest Homeschoolers
Wake Forest Homeschoolers (WFHS) is an inclusive, secular homeschool support and activities group whose primary purpose is to provide our children with enrichment and social opportunities with other homeschoolers. We are also here to share ideas about homeschooling and to act as a source of support for homeschooling parents.

From science classes to park dates, from supportive chat among parents to lifelong friendship between kids, Wake Forest Homeschoolers is a thriving, changing, hopeful group where homeschoolers of all kinds can feel safe and learn together.

WakeHSConnections
On-line community, secular group

Welcome Homeschool Group
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 Homeschool PE Time/Chapel Hill-Carrboro
The YMCA offers a recreational program for homeschool children ages 5 – 16. Team Time is a recreational approach to a traditional physical education program. Team Time focuses on increasing physical activity and fitness through age and group-adapted, team-based sports (soccer, basketball, volleyball, etc.) and games for homeschool youth.

Participants are subdivided into similar age groups for a series of activities each week. Activities include a high-energy mix of fun and teamwork based on the Y’s core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. Children age 9 may register for either or both age groups.

 

 

 

 

 

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.