Homeschooling in Illinois

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[acc_item title=”Christian Homeschool Connection (Peoria, Champaign, Springfield)”]
Contact: Sharon Flachsbart
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.chc1.net
Address: PO Box 3924 Champaign, IL 61826
We are a web based support group with meet ups that happen throughout the Champaign/Urbana area. We do have a co-op that meets once a week for elective classes, run by parents. Great group of families!
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[acc_item title=”Home Schoolers Social Club (Peoria, Champaign, Springfield)”]
Contact: Karen C
Email: [email protected]
Website:
Address: Mattoon, IL 61938
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[acc_item title=”P.A.H.E Princeton Area Home Educators (Bureau)”]
Contact: Cindy Kay, Jean or Renee
Phone: (815) 894-2130
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.pahe-il.com
Address: 32267 1800 N Ave Arlington IL 61312
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[acc_item title=”Twin City Homeschoolers (Peoria, Champaign, Springfield)”]
Contact: Amanda
Phone:
Email: [email protected]
Website:
Address: Bloomington, IL 61701
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[acc_item title=”Beacon Homeschool Group (North and Western Suburbs of Chicago)”]
Contact: Amy Burnham
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.beaconhomeschool.org
Phone: (847) 537-9184
Address: Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
A Christian group that seeks to provide opportunities that relate to the education of children and support of families. Our supportive efforts include time set aside for fellowship and encouragement through supportive speakers and discussions and also through offerings of resources, workshops, field trips and group activities.
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[acc_item title=”American Tiger Karate Academy, Inc. (Chicago, Davenport)”]
Website: http://www.AmericanTigerKarate.org
Phone: (847) 593-6390
Address: 780 S. Arlington Heights Rd., Elk Grove Village, IL
Professional Instruction in Traditional Martial Arts, plus Health & Fitness Classes. Ages 4- Adult. Teams and Tournaments too. All Courses Offer a Free Trial and a Free Orientation. Perfect for Homeschoolers.
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[acc_item title=”One-to-One Learning Center (Chicago, Davenport)”]
Contact:
Email: http://www.one-to-onelc.org/#stateresources
Website:
Phone: (847) 501-3300
Address:778 Frontage Rd., Suite 108, Northfield IL
Test PrepSAT, ACT, SSAT, PSAT. Individual and Small Group Tutoring, as well as Individual Subject Tutoring. Great for homeschoolers!
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[acc_item title=”Bright Eyed Learners (Chicago, Davenport)”]
Contact: Julianne
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.meetup.com/Bright-Eyed-Learners/
Phone:
Address: Plainfield, IL 60586
While the activities for the group are designed for early learners, older siblings are always welcome to attend. We provide unstructured social activity (park days and play dates) and field trips as well as some group learning activities. We also schedule occasional moms’ nights, parents’ date nights and family activity days. Our purpose is to make lasting friendships for ourselves and our children with people who are sharing this homeschooling journey!
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[acc_item title=”Grassroots Homeschoolers HOUSE (Chicago South Suburbs/Surrounding Areas, Illinois)”]
Contact: Arlene Olson or Laura
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.grassrootshomeschoolers.com
Phone: (708) 720-1637 (Arlene)
Phone: (708) 672-5229 (Laura)
Address: 918 Princeton Ave Matteson, IL 60443
We are a non-profit organization offering meetings on the 1st and 3rd Wed from Sept through June, a monthly newsletter, field trips, clubs, activities, and more. Open to all!
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[acc_item title=”I-H.O.P.E. (Illinois Homeschoolers for Open Peaceful Education) (Boone, Winnebago, Stephenson, Ogle, DEKALB, Rock, Green)”]
Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://illinoishope.webs.com/
Phone: (708) 720-1637
Address: Rockford, IL 61103
I-H.O.P.E exists to offer supplemental classes, field trips, and other enrichment activities for homeschoolers and their families. I-H.O.P.E provides support and encouragement to all; regardless of age, race, creed, ethnicity, family composition, gender, learning disabilities, religion or lack there of, or sexual preference; believing all families have the right to educate their children in an open, peaceful manner
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[acc_item title=”JC Christian Roots Homeschool & Publications (Chicago, Davenport)”]
Contact: Christy Willis
Email: [email protected]
Website:
Phone: (708) 990-1640
Address:Sauk Village, IL 60411
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[acc_item title=”Lake County H.O.U.S.E. (Chicago, Davenport)”]
Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Website:
Phone: (847) 235-2800
Phone: (847) 740-225
Address: Mundelein, IL 60060
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[acc_item title=”Our Lady Queen of Peace (Northwest suburbs of Chicago)”]
Contact: Mona Cattapan
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.catholichomeschoolinggroup.com
Phone: (847) 437-3136
Address: Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
We are a Catholic homeschooling group offering clubs, field trips, group prayer opportunities, support meetings, social opportunities, and holiday parties for our members.
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[acc_item title=”Potter’s Hand Home School Group (Will)”]
Contact: Lorri Wilke
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.pottershandhomeschool.com
Phone:
Address: Joliet, IL 60431
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[acc_item title=”South Suburban Home School & Gym Group (Cook, Will, Lake)”]
Contact: Michelle Ewers
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.sshsgg.org
Phone: (708) 754-2436
Address: 245 S. Monee Rd. Park Forest IL 60422
We are a Christian-based group organized to meet the physical education needs of homeschool families in the south suburbs. We meet on Monday mornings throughout the nine-month school year. Our annual membership fee primarily covers the expenses for the activities. We also include cooperative education classes, field trips, and annual curriculum fairs.
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[acc_item title=”TEACH Homeschooling Families (Chicago, Davenport)”]
Contact: Julie Reder
Email: http://www.TEACHHomeschoolingFamilies.blogspot.com
Website:
Phone:
Address: Tri-County, IL 60107
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[acc_item title=”The ARK Schoolhouse & Ministry Center (Chicago, Davenport)”]
Contact: Laura Straus
Email: [email protected]
Website:
Phone: (815) 569-2803
Address: P.O. Box 425 – StateLine Road Area Harvard IL Walworth WI, IL 60033
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[acc_item title=”The Learning Vine Christian Enrichment Co-op (Naperville, IL)”]
Contact: Karine Bauch
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.thelearningvine.org
Phone:
Address: Naperville, IL 60540
A Christian homeschool extention program that meets at Community Christian Church in Naperville, IL offering academic and enrichment classes for all levels including math, science, literature, history, music, art, karate, gym, voice, language arts, and life skills. Classes are taught by both home school parents and professional teachers.The Learning Vine seeks to partner with Christian, home educating parents in the Naperville, IL area to add structure, fellowship, and academic excellence to their home schools. We meet for weekly classes at Community Christian Church on Emerson Avenue in Naperville. These classes provide accountability, social contact, and expertise in all areas of study. We offer both academic and enrichment classes. See the LV website for the latest class offerings.
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[acc_item title=”WIFI (Wisconsin/Illinois Fun WIth Instruction) (Chicago, Davenport)”]
Contact: Linda Strauss
Email: [email protected]
Website:
Phone:
Address: Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
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[acc_item title=”Jackson County Christian Home Educators (Alton, Carbondale)”]
Contact: Jenny White or Pastor Burke Shade
Email: [email protected]
Website:
Phone: (618) 987-2046
Address: Carbondale, IL 62901
This group has an email loop for the members to notify each other of field trips and activities. They meet the fourth Thursday of every month at 6:30pm usually at Murdale Baptist Church. Should call the contact person, since there are scheduling conflicts at times.
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[acc_item title=”JCCHE (Jefferson County Christian Home Educators) (Alton, Carbondale)”]
Contact: Angie Whipple
Email: [email protected]
Website:
Phone: (618) 237-7795
Address: 7245 N. Program Ln Belle Rive, IL 62810
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[acc_item title=”RCHEC Riverbend Christian Home Educators Coalition (Meets @ Alton Area Churches)”]
Contact: Janet Workman, Rachel Robins
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.rchec.comoj.com
Phone: (618) 570-9821
Address: 3418 Gilham Ave Alton, IL 62002
We meet September through May on the first Friday of every month (parties in Dec, Feb, and April), Bowl on the 4th Friday of each month and have Sign Language, Choir & PE on most Thursdays. We also have at least one field trip per month. In January we had a Science/History/Geography fair and in May we have an “End of Year” celebration where the kids are invited to share their talents and parents can give children diplomas.
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[acc_item title=”SCCCHE – St. Clair County Christian Home Educators (SAINT CLAIR)”]
Contact: Josh Peterson
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.sccche.org
Phone: (618) 806-5674
Address: 1st Assembly of God Church, 900 Fair Oaks Dr., Belleville, IL 62221
Our purpose is to facilitate the support to Christian parents who are, or will be teaching their children at home. We have monthly meetings providing opportunities for networking with other Christian parents, and we arrange speakers to uplift and provide vision for our group, and organize activities for the families who join SCCCHE.
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[acc_item title=”Scott Area Military Home Educators (Alton, Carbondale)”]
Contact: Deb Giles or Susan Lawson
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/groups/scottareamilitaryhomeeducators
Phone: (618) 334-1352 or (618) 806-3781
Address: 206 DOGWOOD LANE Fairview Heights, IL 62208
A group of military homeschoolers in and around the Scott AFB area, offering free membership. We are primarily a group of Christian home educators, but we do not require a statement of faith.
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[acc_item title=”SICHE (Southern Illinois Christian Home Educators) (Jefferson IL)”]
Contact: Angie Whipple
Email: [email protected]
Website:
Phone: (618) 237-7795
Address: 7245 N. Program Ln Belle Rive, IL 62810

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[acc_item title=”Illinois Christian Home Educators (ICHE) “]
Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.iche.org
Phone: (847) 603-1259
Address: P.O. Box 307, Russell, Illinois IL 60075
The mission of ICHE is to call, encourage, and assist Christian families to trust our trustworthy God through practicing a home-based, family-funded, multi-generational, life-long discipleship that builds Christian character, pursues excellence in academics, nurtures an ever-deepening faith, and impacts our world for Jesus Christ.Support umbrella group for all Christian home educators in Illinois. Support group contacts, sign-up on web site. Yearly conference.
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