Arkansas Homeschool Resources
Homeschool Resources for Arkansas
- The Education Alliance
- Homeschool Legal Defense Association
- The Arkansas Department of Education's Division of Elementary and Second Education
- Home Educators of Greater Little Rock
Home Educators of Greater Little Rock (Home Ed) is a local support group for Little Rock area homeschoolers. They sponsor a wide variety of local events and activities including prom and high school graduation.
Central Arkansas Area Co-Ops:
The Decker School: The Decker School, located in Central Arkansas, emphasizes the importance of identifying every student’s unique strengths by providing a holistic learning environment, for children entering Kindergarten through 6th Grade. Mostly outdoor learning and options for one day, two day or full time classes. https://www.thedeckerschool.org/
H.O.P.E. Co-op: HOPE homeschool co-operative was formed in 2005 for the purpose of providing rigorous, college prep high school courses in a small group tutoring situation. They offer a wide range of courses taught by a talented and experienced group of tutors. Meets Mondays and Wednesdays August-May. https://www.lrhope.com/
SEEK - Science Enrichment Education for Kids:Established in 1999, Science Enrichment Education for Kids or SEEK provides experiential learning, through hands-on science lessons, in a fun indoor/outdoor classroom environment at their beautiful Ferndale campus. Meets one full day a week for 12 weeks - Drop Off program.https://4h.uada.edu/programs/4h-center/science-enrichment-education/
STEAM for the Next Generation: STEAM for the Next Generation is a high school program for Greater Little Rock area homeschoolers. We provide integrated, relevant, hands-on courses for small groups of homeschoolers in the math, science and STEAM related subjects. Facebook Page: STEAM Facebook Page Registration Link: https://forms.gle/
Central Arkansas Homeschool Academy: Central Arkansas Homeschool Academy is an Academy-style program: students gain access to top-notch instructors and a fun community one day per week, and the parents manage the homework throughout the rest of the week. Meets every Thursday from September through April. https://www.cahaonline.org/
Comm Central: Comm Central is a Christian, classical homeschool academy that meets one day a week in the Central Little Rock area (with an optional second day for students 7th grade and above) Comm Central's Facebook Page
Classical Conversations: A Christian homeschool group that meets once a week during the school year. Students learn core subjects as well as fine arts, hands-on science, and presentation experience. There are multiple locations in Central AR, each providing support and community for not only students but parents as well. www.classicalconversations.com
Hilltop Academy: Hilltop Academy is a drop off class day that meets on Thursdays for three 10 week terms. We hope to ease the hands and hearts of home schooling parents by providing a full day of core classes to students in grades 1-8 and afternoon electives to students in grades 1-12. https://www.hilltopacademyar.com/
Enrichment Academy: Enrichment Academy welcomes the opportunity to contribute positively to each student’s education. Our goal is to provide an occasion to scholastically and socially encourage each student while offering a constructive, fun, educational experience for students as well as giving parents a day “off”. One day per week K-12 program that meets on Tuesdays in North Little Rock – Drop off http://www.enrichmentacademy.org/index.html
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Benton Homeschool Co-op: At BHC (Benton Homeschool Corporation) their mission is to offer an opportunity to come together to enrich Christian homeschool families learning experiences by providing engaging, social enrichment classes, activities and events that support whatever curriculum your family chooses. BHC Website
Deeply Rooted Homeschool Co-op: Deeply Rooted is a homeschooling co-op in Central Arkansas, giving like-minded families an opportunity to create and grow lasting relationships while learning together. They meet in Jacksonville. Not a drop-off co-op. Deeply Rooted Facebook Page
Victory 1st Homeschool Co-op: Victory provides a fun and safe learning environment for your child. They are a volunteer-based group, where homeschool parents volunteer to teach a variety of classes including Art, Music, Driver’s Ed, F.A.C.S., Foreign Language and more. In Sherwood, AR More info here: Victory 1st Baptist Co-op
KCA: KCA exists to provide supplemental education resources to families as they equip, train, and prepare their children for the future. Meets on Thursdays in Conway. Koinonia Cooperative Academy Website
Covenant Academy: Covenant Academy is a Christian homeschool co-op that focuses on core subjects for Kindergarten through 12th grade. We meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from late August through April at Central Baptist Church in Conway. Covenant Academy Facebook Page
Harmony Christian Co-Op: A group of moms and dads that co labor to teach and instruct our children. We all work together to make it a great place to learn and make friends! Located in Conway. Harmony Facebook Page
Willow Roots Homeschool Program: Have your child join us every Wednesday for our homeschool program! They will participate in a full day at Willow Roots - Learning Center experiencing everything we offer, aside from small groups. From adventuring outdoors to nature-based reading and math activities - the perfect day! Located in Conway Willow Roots Website
Cabot Christian Homeschool Co-Op: They are a non-profit, free-standing, Christian, homeschool organization dedicated to furthering and enriching the education of children. All our classes are taught by homeschool parents. Meets on Mondays and is parent involved. CCHC Website
Homeschool REC Group: Homeschool recreational and educational cooperative is a cooperative effort of local Faulkner County for events, field trips and parties. Facebook Page
Growing Minds 'Tuesday School' Homeschool Co-op: GROWING MINDS is an inclusive, eclectic co-op. Their members homeschool in many different ways and they teach classes based on skills and interests instead of following a particular curriculum. Meets in Beebe, AR on Tuesdays for all ages. Join the Facebook Group for more info.
Benton County Homeschool Corporation: Their mission is to enrich Christian homeschool families learning experiences. They strive to provide engaging, social classes, field-trips & activities that support whatever curriculum your family chooses Website
HomeStyle Christian Educators of the Ozarks: Homeschool co-op in North Central Arkansas, focused mainly in Mountain Home and the surrounding areas. They join together for support in our homeschooling journeys, for fellowship in the body of Christ, and for developing friendships among our children. HCE Website
Extracurricular Classes, Sports, Groups:
FCHAA: FCHAA is the Faulkner County Homeschool Athletics Association. FCHAA offers competitive sports teams for homeschoolers in Faulkner County. These teams compete against other homeschool teams, non-AAA private schools, and AAA public and private schools. http://www.faulknerfalcons.com/
Cast N Crew Drama: Homeschool theater group – usually 1 grade through 12th depending on the play – Drop off activity Cast N Crew's Facebook Page
SOAR Speech and Debate Club: SOAR is a local speech and debate club for Christian homeschoolers and is affiliated with the Stoa Speech and Debate League. Our goal is not only to prepare students to compete in their chosen events at Stoa tournaments, but also to develop confident communicators who will impact our world for Christ. https://soar.stoausa.org/
Tutus and Tennis Shoes Dance Studio: This dance studio in Maumelle often has homeschool classes during the day. Call 501-803-9292 or visit their website for more info: https://www.tutusandtennisshoes.com/
The Flames Homeschool Athletics: The Pulaski County Home Education Activities Association (PCHEAA) began in 1995. It was started by parents interested in providing a program that would emphasize character development and provide healthy athletic competition for homeschoolers.They currently offer basketball, volleyball, cross-country and track and field. More info and team sign ups here
Arkansas Circus Arts: Homeschool classes for where student learn Aerial Silks, Aerial Hammock, Aerial Rope, Aerial Dance, AcroDance, Contortion/Flexibility, Tumbling, Choreography/Performance, Trapeze, Aerial Hoop, Hand-balancing, Juggling, & Hula Hooping. Website
Doxa Arts Academy: Enrichment arts program offering dance, art and music classes in Benton AR. Website
Saline County Warrior Basketball: Christian Homeschool Athletics of Saline County Inc. offers a competitive environment for homeschool athletes to compete against a variety of teams including homeschool, public, private, and community teams. More Info Here
Cabot Parks and Rec Swim Lessons: Cabot Parks and Recreation offers the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program. This program is tailored for children ages 3 years and older. Lessons are taught on a level system starting at Level 1 and ending at Level 6. Website
Drama Kids: Students learn and develop new creative thinking styles and skills, they are also developing other important life skills, including public speaking. ALL Drama Kids programs are guaranteed to be both educational and FUN! Website
Small Fry Club: For preschool-aged kids and their family & friends. Meets Tuesdays at 10:45am at the McDonald's on 1023 Military Rd, Benton AR. Facebook Page
Maumelle Library Homeschool Kids: Stories and activities designed for elementary aged kids. A great opportunity to meet local homeschool families. Event Calendar
Mrs. Willson - Family & Consumer Sciences: Family Consumer Sciences, Physical Education & Health Education courses being offered to all Northcentral and Central Arkansas students. Facebook Page
Arkansas 4H Programs:4-H--the four H’s we emphasize are: Head, Heart, Hands, and Health--is designed to prepare young people to step up to the challenges in their communities and provide youth with the skills to lead for a lifetime. Website
Cabot Homeschool Bowling League: Spring and Fall Bowling league that meets once a week in Cabot. Facebook Page
NSH (Natural State Homeschoolers): NSH is a co-op centered around helping homeschooling parents and students get involved in community functions, meet new friends, all while taking advantage of group discounts. Volunteer-based group where homeschool parents have the opportunity to post events on the groups calendar. Multiple events each month from September through May that are open to everyone to attend. No registration fees required to join. Band page: https://band.us/@tnshc
Find your homeschool style with these curriculum style guides:
Central Arkansas Field Trips and Fun:
Homeschool skate at the Skatium - Open to any Homeschoolers or Virtual Learners as a break during school work; $10 per person
Hike Pinnacle Mountain: Hike this iconic Central Arkansas Mountain or hang out and play at one of the many playgrounds, nature trails or at the nature center.
The Tubes @ Rock Creek Church: The play tubes will be open to the public Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm! They are also open every Sunday morning before and after the 9 am and 10:45 am services. At times the tubes may be closed with no notice due to cleaning or church events. Please check the Rock Creek Kids Facebook page for updates.
Historic Arkansas Museum: Historic Arkansas Museum is home to an historic city block including the oldest building in Little Rock, an 1850s Farmstead, galleries of Arkansas Made art and history ranging from indigenous Arkansans to contemporary artists and artisans.
Old State House Museum: The Old State House Museum is the original state capitol building of Arkansas and the oldest standing state capitol building west of the Mississippi River. Since 1833, when construction began, the building and its grounds have witnessed many of the most important events in Arkansas history.
Mosaic Templar Cultural Center: The Mosaic Templars Cultural Center (MTCC) was founded as the Mosaic Templars of America Center for African American Culture and Business Enterprise under Act 1176 of 2001. MTCC was created as a museum of Arkansas Heritage to honor the story of the Mosaic Templars of America and all of Arkansas's African American history
MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History: Located in the historic Tower Building of the Little Rock Arsenal--the birthplace of General Douglas MacArthur. Exhibits feature artifacts, photographs, weapons, documents, uniforms and other military items that vividly portray Arkansas's military history at home and abroad.
Wildwood Park for the Arts: Beautiful grounds and gardens open for exploring as well as an auditorium hosting many local plays and events.
Ron Coleman Quartz Mine: Ron Coleman Mining, Jessieville, Arkansas crystal mine is where you dig your own crystals. They offer comprehensive quartz crystal mining for all ages and skill levels year-round.
Free Kids Ticket to the Symphony: https://www.arkansassymphony.org/concerts-tickets/entergy-kids-ticket
Central Arkansas Volunteer Opportunities: