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by Mary Ann Kelley

California Homeschool Co-ops & Academic Enrichment Classes

Our listing of California co-ops and academic classes for homeschoolers is ordered alphabetically by city, with co-ops in the first section and all other academic resources below. If you would like to submit a California co-op or academic resource, you may do so using the red button above.

Quicklinks for Homeschooling in California

Use the secondary navigation menu above to quickly make your way to pages for California state organizations, local homeschool groups, classes, co-ops, field trips, and more.

California Homeschooling Co-ops

Synergy Homeschool CooperativeFresno

Enrichment co-op offering classes and activities year round for all ages.

Kingdom Life Academy SchoolRancho Santa Margarita CA

Kingdom Life Academy School partners with families to academically educate the whole child in a God-centered, Holy Spirit led environment where students are equipped and prepared to advance the Kin...

Heritage Homeschoolers of Solano CountySolano County

​​Heritage Homeschoolers of Solano County is a parent managed Christian homeschool co-op for students grades Pre-k through 12. Heritage offers academic and enrichment classes for homeschool student...

Desert Valley Creative Learning CollaborativeWe serve the Coachella Valley (Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Desert Hot Springs), as well as surrounding areas.

Desert Valley Creative Learning Collaborative is an education support group for homeschoolers that was founded in 2011. While many of the members share a love for God and Christian faith, everyone...

SHARE Homeschool Co-op GroupYuba City

Homeschool enrichment and educational classes offered in Yuba City. In this environment you will find moms co-teaching, fun classes for the kids, parent support, and CA charter school teachers. P...

California Homeschooling Classes & Academic Enrichment

Adelphia Classical Christian AcademyAnaheim, Orange, Garden Grove

Adelphia is a hybrid school offering full time Christian school experience combined with homeschooling. Students meet on campus 3 days a week for full time instruction. The other two days the learn...

Placer Nature Center – Homeschool ProgramsAuburn

For homeschoolers, science can be one of the hardest subjects to fulfill and keep up in. Placer Nature Center offers fun, outdoor, hands-on classes to fulfill curricula needs. Students, of all ages...

Placer Nature Center Homeschool ProgramsAuburn

Animals, bugs, birds and rocks are just a few of the things that Placer Nature Center's homeschool programs focus on. An outdoor classroom located on 60 acres in the beautiful Sierra Foothills. A p...

TinkergartenAuburn

Tinkergarten is on a mission to elevate childhood! Tinkergarten brings families together in local community parks and greenspaces for classes where kids learn through play. Each class becomes a tig...

Engineering for KidsBakersfield, Rosedale, Lamont

Engineering for Kids is a fun and exciting hands-on learning experience for children ages 4 to 14 years old. Program teaches engineering concepts that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and ...

Skyland RanchBanning

Skyland Ranch, in the San Jacinto Mountains of Southern California offers K-12 day and overnight science and leadership programs. Managers will work with your group leader to customize an engaging ...

Summit AdventureBass Lake

Summit Adventure is a leader in faith-based adventure experiences, using service, mountaineering, climbing, rappelling, and extended time in nature to help thousands of people build relationships, ...

Sparkiverse LabsBay Area

Kids learn best when they are intellectually challenged while having fun. Sparkiverse Labs strives to ignite the SPARK -- the inherent excitement and curiosity -- in all kids. By mixing learning ...

California Classical ConversationsCalifornia Statewide

CC is a national homeschooling program that uses a Bible based curriculum taught in a christian, classical tradition. Classes are geared for age 4 through high school.

Talega Preparatory AcademyCalifornia Statewide

A California Private School offering satellite programs to support homeschooling families. Mission is to offer an alternative to public and charter school ISPs by providing your family the educatio...

Cedar Life AcademyCalifornia Statewide

Cedar Life Academy is a nonsectarian Private School Satellite Program (PSP) that provides California families who wish to home-educate their children with paperwork assistance and homeschool mentor...

Epic Charter SchoolCalifornia Statewide

An accredited/public, and FREE PK-12th online/independent study program starting in September. Epic Charter School combines the convenience of online learning with the support of one-on-one instruc...

CADET PROGRAM’S – California Wing, Civil Air Patrol (U.S. Air Force Auxiliary)California Statewide

The CAP Cadet Program is a program where Cadets fly, learn to lead, hike, camp, get in shape, and push themselves to new limits. The goal is to provide consistent opportunities for Cadets to achiev...

Math with Mrs. Fish 6California Statewide

Math with Mrs. Fish is an exciting new online option for middle school math instruction. Laura Fischer is a California credentialed math teacher with 30 years of teaching experience. She uses her...

Independent Learning Academy CarlsbadCarlsbad

Independent Learning Academy (ILA) Carlsbad Campus is a ministry to the Carlsbad, Oceanside and North San Diego County area homeschooling community. ILA helps to equip students with skills, knowled...

Helping Hands for HomeschoolersCastro Valley, Dublin,Hayward, Pleasanton, San Leandro, San Ramon

Helping Hands for Homeschoolers is an English language arts teaching and tutoring service for sixth through twelfth graders. Those who can benefit are: homeschooled students who need a deeper ana...

Rock-N-Water California Christian CampsColoma

Providing high quality Christian Camps in California to church youth groups, families, college groups, and individuals looking to further their relationship with our savior Jesus Christ through fun...

Circle City SchoolCorona, Norco, Eastvale, Temescal Valley

Circle City School offers an enrichment program for grades 2-6. Classes are offered up to three days a week from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. There's a Music and Math program that incorporates dance, voca...

Method Home SchoolDehesa, Arcadia and Murrieta

Introducing Home School by Method: Full Service Home School That Works for So Cal Families. Weekly park days, field trips, and on-site STEM Robotics program. Method, a tuition-free public charter s...

French Private lessons (one on one and small groups)Dublin, Fremont, Pleasanton, Castro Valley

On-going French lessons one-on-one as well as small groups in East Bay area.

EM MathEast SF Bay Area

Math courses custom developed for homeschool groups around big ideas, interesting concepts or applications. These courses can be configured to serve as enrichment for advanced students, take the pl...

Write You Are! Creative Writing Classes for Youth ages 10 and upEl Cerrito

Pop-up creative writing sessions and regular classes for homeschoolers, ages 10 and up are held in El Cerrito throughout the year. There are classes for youth ages 10-12 and ages 13-18.Classes ...

Cub ScoutsElk Grove

Scouting for boys grades 1-5

Mi Casita Spanish ClassesEncinitas

Spanish classes for all ages and levels in group, semiprivate or one on one settings. Year round classes and camps. Programs designed for children including many different educational and fun activ...

Homeschool Days at Pretend City Children’s MuseumIrvine

Learn through play while you visit Pretend City as a field trip for your homeschoolers! Have unlimited access to our 17 interactive exhibits that foster problem solving, critical thinking, creativi...

Boston School (School of Choice)Joshua Tree

Boston school is a national private school based in California that serves homeschoolers through independent study programs. Elementary, junior high and high school programs. High school diplomas, ...

Great Educational ExperiencesLong Beach

Welcome to Great Educational Experiences (gee!). Great Educational Experiences is a learning center for homeschoolers who want a safe, fun, and great learning experience for their homeschooled chil...

The Lab Learning SpaceLong Beach

The Lab Learning Space (The Lab) is a community of educators and students who have come together in Long Beach for the purpose of radically transforming the learning experience for students. All-da...

Aquarium of the Pacific: Homeschool DaysLong Beach

The Aquarium of the Pacific would like to invite homeschool networks, students, parents, and teachers to Homeschool Days.While the Aquarium will be open to the general public, no classroom-base...

High School Spanish ClassesLong Beach, Huntington Beach, Southern California

The Bilingual Classroom has been providing High School level Spanish classes for homeschoolers in Southern California for the past 11 years. Classes meet once per week in Huntington Beach or Long B...

Hidden Villa Homeschool ProgramsLos Altos Hills

Hidden Villa offers 12 week programs, once a week (on Thursdays or Fridays) Junior Farmers ages 6-9 Junior Farmers explore and learn about the natural world through hands-on exploration of th...

France Exchange School and ServicesLos Angeles

France Exchange School is dedicated to the learning of French language. They offer a variety of French classes, specialized workshops and immersion camps for and children and teenagers of all level...

The Knowing GardenLos Angeles

Field day with The Knowing Garden is designed to enhance academic learning through an extended connection to nature and a community with which to explore social/emotional, physical and cognitive gr...

High School Spanish CoursesLos Angeles

Language Bird offers 1 to 1 high school Spanish courses online with a live, private, bilingual native speaking teacher. Courses are University of California (UC) approved (college prep) high school...

Homeschool Enrichment classesLos Angeles

Creative Learning place is a vendor for: Sky Mountain Charter School, Golden Valley Charter School, and Gorman Learning Center. Variety of classes offered throughout the year.

CA Science Center Classes at Creative Learning PlaceLos Angeles

A variety of classes for grades 1-8.

Next Level HomeschoolLos Angeles

Next Level Homeschool provides both live classes near downtown Los Angeles AND online flexi-schedule classes for student's who have extra busy schedules. Next Level is a secular school, striving to...

TeachPlayLearnLos Angeles

TeachPlayLearn is a boutique educational service company that is based in Los Angeles, CA. Offering custom educational services and unique consulting projects. TPL's service list includes tutoring...

Camera Left / Stage RightLos Angeles

CAMERA LEFT / STAGE RIGHT is a collective of industry professionals offering acting and audition technique classes for all skill levels and across different media platforms. Classes are held at Sou...

The Learning Boulevard AcademyLos Angeles

The Learning Boulevard Academy is a new form of schooling that provides each student with their own, individualized curriculum and a maximum class size of only ten students. Instead of a single ins...

John Hardon InstituteLos Angeles County

Currently accepting new students for classes starting January 2018. See website for details. The mission of John Hardon Institute is to assist home educators and empower home students. This is ma...

Ready Set ResourcesLos Angeles/Orange Counties

Beginning/Advanced Public Speaking and Debate Club

Whiz GroupLos Angeles/San Fernando Valley

Whiz Group is an educational institute in San Fernando Valley and offers academic enrichment for students in grade 6-12. The instructors are dedicated to providing a positive and focused learning e...

Morgan Occupational & Speech TherapyMalibu

Morgan Occupational & Speech Therapy (mOST) is a pediatric therapy clinic providing professional, personalized, high-quality occupational therapy and speech therapy services conveniently in the...

Beach Cities TutoringManhattan Beach

Private Tutoring in all subjects K-12 as well as SAT/ACT Test Prep, Spanish, editing services, homeschooling, ESL, and college application consulting in the comfort of your own home. Serving all So...

EIE AcademyMonrovia

EIE offers a wide variety of classes ranging from basic math to AP history as well as lab science for high school level courses. Classes are meant to supplement the homeschool courses. Ages 6 thr...

Eden Learning AcademyMurrieta

The Foundation Eden Learning Academy offers enrichment courses for Jr High and High School-aged homeschool students. Whether you are independent, with a PSP, or a charter school, our courses offer...

Kolbe AcademyNapa

Kolbe Academy is an orthodox Catholic, Ignatian, classically-based, day school and home school program for grades K-12, fully accredited by the National Association of Private Catholic and Independ...

Newport Landing Whale WatchingNewport Beach

Whale Watching is an enriching and educational experience! Offering discounted rates for home school groups! Nov through May is Gray Whale Season. May through October is Blue Whale Season. April t...

Media Collusion Literacy CourseNewport Beach

Today’s media landscape is shaping and confusing the minds of young people at warp speed. Even adults trained in critical thinking and academic analysis get confused with the incessant noise and su...

Destination ImaginationNorth San Diego County, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach, Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos, Escondido, Del Mar

Destination Imagination (DI) is a non-profit project based, kid driven program that teaches kids to be innovative problem solvers. Using STEAM (Science, technology, engineering art and math), team...

OCHomeschooling.comOrange County

Online resource for homeschoolers in Orange County, CA, Charter schools, classes, field trips, and events listed.

The PhilosurferOrange County

The Philosurfer offers unique courses to high school students such as philosophy, world religions, ethics, and logic. See their website for free YouTube videos for your curious high schooler.

Build-A-ProjectOrange County and Surrounding Cities

Build-A-Project creates customized projects for homeschool families on any topic, grade, and subject! Build-A-Project focuses on the individual child and how he/she learns best.

WYLD EducationOrange County, San Diego County

WYLD Education Teen Leadership and Field Learning Program is an excellent opportunity to add outdoor education and leadership skills to your homeschool curriculum. Monthly meetings with mentors wh...

YWCA’s Girls Rise Leadership CampPasadena

The YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley is dedicated to eliminate racism, empower women, promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Mentors strive to help girls and women who are less fortunate...

STEM WorldPasadena

STEM World is the ONLY all-in-one STEM-education and resource center in the U.S. with onsite, year-round STEM workshops, labs and summer camps.They offer a real laboratory and technology Maker...

Schooling For LifePasadena/Los Angeles

Schooling For Life is a non-profit that provides enrichment classes for high-achieving homeschooling students ages 11+ in the Los Angeles area. Students enjoy summer trips, weekly workshops and wee...

Exploring New Horizons at Pigeon Point LighthousePescadero

Exploring New Horizons at the Pigeon Point Lighthouse has been offering quality education in the outdoors for over 30 years for students K-8. Options include two, three and four-day overnight field...

Legacy Classical AcademyPlacer County

This Christian classical academy has an engaging and beautiful program for Grammar students (K-6th) that builds on learning through depth, real stories, and interactive experiences. It is a unique ...

Archaeology AdventureRiverside

Archaeology Field Trips and Classroom Learning Adventures await, that use the adventure and mystique of archaeology to engage students. Lessons are cross curricular providing depth and complexity w...

Heritage Education ProgamsRiverside and the Inland Empite

Heritage Education Programs conducts field trips at the Center for Near Eastern Archaeology at La Sierra University, in Riverside. Students learn how archaeologist learn about past and get to exca...

Wholistic Learning ResourcesSacramento

WLR supports homeschooling families by offering a variety of wholistically-based classes, inspired by significant contributors to the field of education including Rudolf Steiner (Waldorf), Charlott...

Mad Science of Sacramento ValleySacramento

Homeschool families are invited to participate in science enrichment programs held at the "lab" in Sacramento and cooperating public schools. Accepting homeschool vouchers, purchase orders and dire...

The Silver OrangeSacramento

The Silver Orange is a place for teens (11 – 17) to hang out, explore their interests, try new activities, and engage in creativity, socialization, learning and fun! Teens can play with board games...

Sacramento Makers AcademySacramento

Instruction in coding, 3D design, 2D design, wood shop and metal shop to students in 6th to 12th grade. Classes follow a hands-on project based approach with a minimum of lecture time. Sacramento M...

The WoodshopSacramento

The Woodshop is a woodworking program designed to teach boys and girls, ages 6-12, basic woodworking skills using real tools. Kids will experience the excitement of building a variety of really fun...

Choices Charter SchoolSacramento, Folsom, Citrus Heights, Fair Oaks, Loomis, Granite Bay

Choices Charter School is a Personalized Learning Public Charter School. This is a FREE public school option for families who seek a partnership with school in the educational process. Offering thr...

Natomas Homeschool AllianceSacramento/Natomas

NHA is an inclusive group serving all grades (TK-12th) with a full day of classes each week in addition to park days and other activities. Natomas Homeschool Alliance has over 50 course offerings ...

On The GO AcademySacramento/Roseville

On The GO Academy is a homeschool enrichment and sports program located in Roseville and Sacramento California. The program offers active-learning in several subjects important to creativity and te...

A Love of LearningSan Carlos

A full service tutoring agency with courteous, supportive, and professional staff who look forward to bringing out excellence in your child. Will work with your child according to his/her unique n...

Reading ClassesSan Carlos

Come learn to read or enhance current reading skills while having fun. Morning classes for Reading, Writing, Math, and Comprehension/Fluency. Individual tutoring available.

West River AcademySan Clemente

West River Academy is an international fully accredited independent private school in California. It is for families who desire the benefits of private school enrollment AND minimal oversight over ...

San Diego ScribblersSan Diego

San Diego Scribblers offers Creative Writing, Journalism and Academic Writing classes designed specifically for homeschoolers in San Diego. Features small class sizes capped at 8 students and hands...

Gizmos and Gadgets Kids LabSan Diego

Gizmos & Gadgets uses a cross-disciplinary and a hands-on approach to complete the STEAM formula, creating an innovative atmosphere and a well-rounded educational experience. Offering classes speci...

Compass Charter SchoolsSan Diego

Compass Charter Schools offers a homeschool option for scholars and their learning coaches. CCS’s Options program is a virtual home study program for grades TK-12. The Options program is for famil...

Online Scribblers Writing ClassSan Diego

Online Scribblers features a secure and private online classroom where lessons are posted weekly with assignments due the following week. This allows students to work around their own busy schedule...

World Passion ProjectSan Diego

This Home School Enrichment Resource Outpost is located in the heart of East Village in Downtown San Diego. Music, Art, Drumming, Notation, Math, Philosophy, Storytelling, Crafts, Guitar, Piano, Yo...

Regina Caeli Academy, ISPSan Diego and Statewide

Private ISP for Catholics and Catholic-friendly Christians. The only Catholic ISP which allows families to choose their own curriculum and teaching method. While based in San Diego, support is ava...

Oasis Camel DairySan Diego County

Located 45 minutes from downtown San Diego, the Oasis Camel Dairy is America's first camel milking farm. Featured on Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe, our camels, farm animals and exo...

JCS Learning Center ClassesSan Diego, Temecula, Murrieta, Encinitas, Orange County

Julian Charter School Learning Center Classes are offered in San Diego and Temecula/Murrieta areas. On-line (virtual classes) are also available to all JCS students. JCS is a WASC accredited K-12 ...

Nature Nurture Outdoor AdventuresSan Francisco

All-Outdoor Adventures is children having all-outdoor FUN (rain or shine), being mentored by Nature Nurture founder, Linda Constant, exploring nature and making friend and nature connections while...

The Magic Bus ExperienceSan Francisco

Hop aboard the Magic Bus that will transport you to 1960s San Francisco for a fun-filled historical city tour. Located at Union Square on Geary street in San Francisco, CA. Duration is 2 hours.

Marine Science Institute Afternoon Ecology ClassesSan Francisco Bay Area

Afternoon Ecology is an "afterschool" educational program designed to foster the natural curiosity of young minds. Students learn about local habitats around the San Francisco Bay while working in ...

Abacus EducationSan Gabriel Valley

Homeschooling reference, classes and resources which provide homeschooling children with access to a more diverse group of highly qualified intellectual role models than is possible in either tradi...

Mater Ecclesiae AcademySan Jose

A full academic program offered once per week for homeschool families according to a Classical Catholic Educational approach. Students meet throughout the school day once per week to attend small c...

San Luis Obispo Classical AcademySan Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo Classical Academy is an exciting and unique school serving students from Kindergarten through 10th grade with combined classroom instruction by credentialed or classically trained t...

Inspire Charter SchoolSan Luis Obispo county

Inspire Charter Schools is committed to providing a positive, challenging, and academic learning environment, with our amazing curriculum choices, for all students. Our goal is to provide learning ...

Archaeology and History Field Trips & Classroom ProgramsSan Timotoe Canyon

Archaeology Field Trips and Classroom Learning Adventures await, that use the adventure and mystique of archaeology to engage students. Lessons are cross curricular providing depth and complexity w...

Huckleberry LearningSimi Valley

Helping families succeed in their homeschooling journey. Providing classes, tutoring, clubs, events & a nurturing community for adults and students alike since 2007.

Pet Care WorkshopTemecula/Southwest Region of Riverside

This hands on education experience is for anyone between the ages of 6-16 years old who is interested in learning about proper pet care, and learning how to practice safe behavior around dogs and o...

South Bay LA Learning CenterTorrance

SBLALC is a campus that rents classroom spaces to teachers who provide home school friendly classes and events.

ComputerwisekidsWoodland Hills

Offering exceptional curriculum and programs combined with skilled instructors allow Computerwisekids to deliver S.T.E.M. education to students.Classes include: coding for beginners thru advanc...

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