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by Mary Ann Kelley

Illinois Homeschool Arts & Sports Opportunities

Our listing of Illinois sports and arts opportunities for homeschoolers is ordered alphabetically by city, with arts resources in the first section and sports resources below. If you would like to submit a Illinois arts or sports resource, you may do so using the red button above.

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

Homeschool Arts Opportunities in Illinois

Paramount Theatre “Wizard of Oz” Aurora

"You may have been to Oz before, but never like this… " Paramount is taking you "over the rainbow" with special student performances of this classic on November 29, December 11 and December 13. Tho...

“Once” Paramount TheatreAurora

A special student matinee of the Broadway musical "Once" will be at Paramount in Aurora on May 10th at 10 AM. Tickets for home-school students and their families are just $19 each. Hailed as “glori...

Cabaret Student MatineeAurora/Fox Valley

Life is a cabaret, old chum! Visit Paramount Theater on Thursday, March 15 at 10 AM for a special student matinee of the classic Broadway show Cabaret. Tickets for homeschool families are discount...

“Once” Student MatineeAurora/Fox Valley

"He was a singer about to give up his dream. She was a woman entranced by his music It was a fateful meeting spurred by their shared passion for music." Visit Paramount Theater on Thursday, May 10...

Masterpiece Art InstructionBatavia

Karine Bauch teaches live classes in conjunction with Water Street Studios in Batavia, IL, where she is the Director of Education.

Nichols Community CenterBelleville

A resource facility for classes, groups or events. Nichols Community Center has multiple classrooms, a gym, ballet/dance room, youth specific rooms and some supplies. Please contact Nichols Commu...

The Hettenhausen Center for the Arts (The Hett)Belleville

The Hett is pleased to offer a wide variety of professional touring companies programmed specifically for K-12. Daytime performances for students that exposes them to the transformational power of ...

Champaign County Forest Preserve DistrictChampaign County

The Champaign County Forest Preserve District's Museum and Education Department is offering homeschool classes and educational resources for families looking to supplement their science and history...

School of Rock ChicagoChicago

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Student...

Children’s Book, Author ReadingChicago

Children's book author Brian Wray will read from his latest book, Unraveling Rose. Following the reading, there will be a special craft for the children. FREE and open to the public! Most appropria...

Spotlight Youth TheaterChicago, Aurora, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kenosha (WI),Lake, McHenry, Oak Park and Rockford Metro areas.

Christian Youth Theater (CYT) is an after-school theater arts training program for students ages 4 - 18. CYT is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization funded primarily through its tuition...

Midwest Young Artists ConservatoryChicago, north suburban

Midwest Young Artists Conservatory provides orchestral, jazz, choral, and chamber music ensembles of the highest quality for over 900 students from throughout Chicagoland and southern Wisconsin. Th...

Introduction to Cartoon StorytellingChicago/Evanston/Chicagoland

Two-time Emmy nominated writer/producer and cartoonist Steven Fischer offers private lessons in Cartoon Storytelling. For over 10-years Steven has helped artists ages 10-20 strengthen storytelling ...

Music Makers…for Life, Inc.Crystal Lake

Music School offers a unique and exciting alternative to traditional methods of learning and experiencing music. Small group music lessons as well as private lessons to all ages and for all instr...

School of Rock ElmhurstElmhurst

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Student...

Private Piano InstructionElmhurst

Private piano instruction by certified experienced teacher with Master's Degree. Preschool through adult students accepted.

Homeschool KingdomElmhurst

Homeschool Kingdom offers gym, art, science, acting, piano, guitar, voice, dance, karate, Spanish, programming/engineering/robotics to all ages including High School level classes. Connect Hour al...

School of Rock EvanstonEvanston

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Student...

Heritage Christian SchoolFrankfort

Heritage Christian School offers home school families the opportunity to expand the children’s training in areas such as science, math, music, and physical education by allowing parents enroll stud...

School of Rock Glen EllynGlen Ellyn

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Student...

School of Rock HighwoodHighwood

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Student...

School of Rock HinsdaleHinsdale

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Student...

Speech and Debate USAIllinois Statewide

Speech and Debate USA is a national, student-led speech and debate club that prepares its members for NCFCA competition. Although regular meetings are held on-line, minimizing travel time and maxim...

AFA – Academics, Fitness and the ArtsLake and surrounding Counties

An innovative format that focuses on Academics, Fitness and the Arts. Children participate in a variety of fun skills and techniques which enhances their knowledge, health and creative abilities. ...

Maywood Fine ArtsMaywood

Maywood Fine Arts is a non profit organization that offers quality and affordable arts education to Maywood and the surrounding communities. Classes offered include Dance, Music (piano, voice, guit...

Minooka Music Studio, Inc.Minooka/Channahon/Joliet/Morris

Minooka Music Studio offers Private Music Lessons & Group Classes. We have added morning & early afternoon hours for students who would like music instruction during the day- during these h...

School of Rock MokenaMokena

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Student...

CHAMPsMt. Prospect

Christian Homeschool Arts & Music Programs

School of Rock NapervilleNaperville

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Student...

Private Beginner Flute LessonsNaperville

Offering private flute lessons for beginners. Instructor has 13 years of experience playing the flute.

Gina’s StudioNorth Aurora

Previously homeschooled herself, Gina is a recent art school graduate offering private art lessons from her home in North Aurora. Lessons are structured to fit the needs of each individual student...

Bach to Rock NorthbrookNorthbrook

Bach To Rock is "THE" music school for students of all ages. B2R's unique method is based on the idea that students learn best when they join together in groups to play the music they like the most...

School of Rock Oak ParkOak Park

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Student...

Fine Arts Society of PeoriaPeoria

The Fine Arts Society of Peoria in a nonprofit organization that provides a guided series of lectures devoted to exploration of the arts. Lectures take place on the second Thursday of the month in ...

School of Rock PlainfieldPlainfield

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Student...

Dickinson’s Little Vaudeville, Inc.Rolling Meadows

Year round classes for kids 5-15, teaching old-fashioned Vaudeville Variety skills. Sing, dance, act, learn comedy routines, stage direction, Vaudeville terminology, and performance skills. Teachin...

Suzuki Violin LessonsSkokie

Suzuki violin lessons during daytime hours for students aged 4 and up. Award winning teacher with 30+ years experience. High standards in a supportive environment. Semi annual concerts and annual...

Private Piano LessonsSouth Holland

Piano teacher seeks enthusiastic piano students. Teacher can teach in your home or you can travel to instructors. Lessons available for ages 6-adult. Try it month by month. Group lessons available ...

Musical Theatre ClassesSt. Charles

Fox Valley Repertory Performing Arts Academy offers Acting, Singing, Improv, and Performances.

Folk Music Workshop for High School AgeSt. Louis Metro Area

May 11: SIUE World Music Ensemble and the KDHX Folk Music School are joining forces to prevent an exciting Folk Music Workshop for High School age students and their Music Leaders or Directors. Th...

Pottery Painting ActivityWest Chicago

Host a Party. Paint Wheel thrown Pottery. Find Your Creativity! Handmade, wheel thrown pottery brought to your event and you and your guests get to paint. This is a great way to be creative and h...

Art Tutoring West SuburbsWheaton

This Art Tutoring Resource is for those interested in getting ready to take the AP Studio Art test, Work on Skill Improvement, Building your Portfolio, Exploring more Skills & Media, Focusing o...

Homeschool Sports Opportunities in Illinois

PCHA Eagles BasketballAurora and surrounding Chicago Suburbs

Offering competitive basketball for homeschool boys and girls ages 12-18. PCHA Eagles Basketball is a Christian organization that emphasizes player development in a family-friendly environment.

Sokol SpiritBrookfield

Sokol Spirit is a non-profit organization in Brookfield, IL that has been involved in the community since 1929! This organization has been a guiding force in the promotion of physical fitness for ...

Youth CurlingCook County

Second City Curling is dedicated to growing the sport of curling among Cook County area youth. Curling is a lifelong sport that teaches teamwork, sportsmanship, and strategic thinking, in addition ...

Dolphin Swim Club swim campCrystal Lake

Dolphin Swim Club of Crystal Lake offers swim camps scheduled especially for homeschooling families! The fall camp session is now registering for the week of October 2-6th, 2017. These 30-minute mo...

Premier Gymnastics AcademyDowners Grove

Premier Gymnastics Academy offers morning and afternoon year ‘round home-schooled student group classes, individual parent and tot, preschool, kindergarten and boys and girls tumbling and gymnastic...

Legacy Christian AthleticsDupage County

Competitive homeschool volleyball for Jr High and High School girls.

Illinois Crusaders Homeschool VolleyballDupage/Kanes Counties

Crossroads homeschool sports program is one of the oldest and largest in the nation. Established 20 years ago it is committed to excelling in competition while developing people as athletes and bel...

Midwest Academy Of TaeKwon-DoElgin - Fox Valley

Premier Gymnastics AcademyJoliet

Aspire Gymnastics Academy offers morning and afternoon year ‘round home-schooled student group classes, individual parent and tot, preschool, kindergarten and boys and girls tumbling and gymnastics...

Maywood Fine ArtsMaywood

Maywood Fine Arts is a non profit organization that offers quality and affordable arts education to Maywood and the surrounding communities. Classes offered include Dance, Music (piano, voice, guit...

British Swim SchoolNaperville, Glendale Heights, South Elgin, Geneva, St. Charles, Bloomingdale & Lisle

British Swim School fosters a love and respect for water within kids and adults. The Dupage-Kane British Swim School family is delighted to offer on-going enrollment into British Swim School’s uniq...

P.C.H.A. EaglesNaperville/Aurora

We are a Christian homeschool basketball program in the Chicagoland area dedicated to developing courageous athletes who love the game.

Sky Zone – HomeSchool HopNormal

Bring your kids to the Home School Hop! A designated time every Friday from 1pm-4pm to ensure home schoolers are staying active while still having fun!Just $12 per Jumper for 60 Minutes or $15 ...

Premier Gymnastics AcademyOswego

Premier Gymnastics Academy offers morning and afternoon year ‘round home-schooled student group classes, individual parent and tot, preschool, kindergarten and boys and girls tumbling and gymnastic...

Quincy SaintsQuincy

The Quincy Saints Basketball and Volleyball teams consist of players who come from Christian families who home school their children.In order to play sports, a player's family must be a member...

Epic Air Trampoline ParkSouth Elgin

Take physical fitness to the next level! The first Tuesday of every month September - May Epic Air hosts a discounted afternoon jump session from 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Pricing is $10/1st jumper and $7/s...

Lil’ Kickers Fox ValleySugar Grove

Nationally recognized child development program. Soccer for Kids 18 months - 9 years old.

TwistStars Tumbling and TrampolineTinley Park

TwistStars offers tumbling classes and/or trampoline classes for age groups 3 and up Monday through Friday. Services also include weekday fitness programs and open gyms.

Double J Riding Club Homeschool CoursesWest Suburban Chicagoland

Double J Riding Club, located in Countryside, Illinois (near #294 and #55 intersections),offers programs exclusively for homeschoolers. Please visit the website at doublejridingclub.com for more in...

Victory SportsWheaton

Victory Sports Home School Sports Jam is a program for children between the ages of 5 and 13. Each session contains fitness, skill development, and low key competition components. Instructions wi...

The American Academy of GymnasticsWheeling, IL / Northbrook, IL

The American Academy of Gymnastics offers exciting opportunities for students to run, jump and swing their way through one hour of loosely structured gymnastics fun. The American Academy of Gymnas...

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