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by Mary Ann Kelley

North Carolina Arts & Sports Opportunities for Homeschoolers

Our listing of North Carolina 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 North Carolina arts or sports resource, you may do so using the red button above.

Quicklinks for Homeschooling in North Carolina

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

Homeschool Arts Opportunities in North Carolina

After-school Art RoomAngier

Art classes for youth ages 5-12 at the Angier Parks & Recreation building. Art classes provide students with the opportunity to explore and learn through paint, mixed-medium, oil pastel, watercolor...

Spanish and French classesApex

Spanish and French classes taught by an experienced professionals. Offering private, semi-private (2-3), small group (4-5), and medium group (6-7) classes. Class Levels: true beginner (no prior exp...

Beginning Knitting and Sewing ClassesApex

Beginning knitting for ages 8+ and sewing classes for ages 12+, as well as more advanced classes. Check the website for more information.

Bach to Rock Apex Music School Group Classes and CampsApex

Now offering home school music classes! Curriculum includes music history, theory, and of course instruction on instruments. Classes are grouped by age. This 10 week group class is being offered Tu...

RnRHS Youth OrchestraApex

Join the RnRHS Youth Orchestra! This program caters to string and woodwind players ages 10 and up. This class is taught and conducted by NCCU masters composition and double bass performance student...

Rock BandApex

Experience a Rock Band group class (best for ages 7+). NO experience necessary. We teach you everything you need to know! The group is broken off by preferred instrument, you rehearse your parts, t...

Glee ClubApex

oin us for a Karake experience (best for ages 6+)! During the field trip, students will work with a vocal instructor on learning a song, as well as receiving proper singing and breathing techniques...

DJ Field TripApex

DJ Field Trip (best for ages 10+) is a two-hour jam/recording session where the student becomes a DJ Superstar. Students pair up to create their own mashups using industry standard DJ gear and remi...

Odyssey Ceramic Arts Kids ClassesAsheville

Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts offers classes for kids.

Richmond’s StudioAsheville

Fine art classes

Odyssey Center for Ceramic ArtsAsheville

Adventures in Clay, Kinder Klay, Captain Gabe's Clay Creations and Characters in Clay

Fun Piano Lessons!Asheville

One-on-one piano lessons

Asheville Community TheatreAsheville

Student Matinee performances of upcoming shows in the Fall of 2010.

Music Academy AshevilleAsheville

Homeschool families love the Asheville Music School for its diversity of offerings, fantastic instruction and ease of scheduling. Private lessons are taught on all instruments and voice. 35 Instr...

Asheville Music SchoolAsheville

Strengthening WNC communities through music education and outreach. Asheville Music School, located on Pack Square in downtown Asheville, is open 7 days a week and lessons can be scheduled any time...

H.I.S. Homeschool BandAsheville

H.I.S. Homeschool Band began in February 2013 and offers 3 levels of concert band: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. Homeschooled students ages 8 and up learn how to play woodwind, brass, or ...

Asheville Storytelling CircleAsheville

Hear Mountain Folk Tales at the Folk Art Center on Sunday, May 19 from 3-4:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Asheville Storytelling Circle the show will feature Becky Stone (a Chautauqua artist who portrays...

Voice Lessons with Claire L. Duffle (Boone)Boone, Watauga County

Voice lessons for ages 4 & up! Voice coaching for auditions and events. Healthy vocal technique to find your unique voice and help you reach your highest potential in a safe and fun environment!

Kinderdance ClassesCarolina Beach, NC

Kinderdance is a developmental ballet, tap and acrobatics program that incorporates pre-academic skills in each lesson plan. Children learn numbers, colors, shapes, letters and vocabulary while lea...

Live Spanish Classes OnlineCary

Live Spanish classes online, for beginners and intermediate students.

Private Piano, Theory or Composition Lessons at Charles Wolf StudioCary

Charles Wolf Studio is a professional, private music studio that provides high quality, technical instruction on the piano in a fun and safe learning environment with an expert instructor. This stu...

smART Room StudioCary

The smART Room Studio is a home art studio specifically for homeschooled students, ages 5 - 18 yrs. Classes are taught by a professional artist with a NC teacher's license for Art K-12th. Each clas...

ART of StemCary

Weekly Art of S.T.E.M. Classes = Focus on a large array of art projects chosen to specifically expose and interest children in science, technology, engineering, and math.*New camps are featured...

Chapel Hill School of Musical Arts Acting ProgramChapel Hill

The Acting Program (TAP) at Chapel Hill School of Musical Arts is a year-round actor training program for students of all ages. Students in TAP attend weekly technique classes where they develop es...

Balanced Music StudiosChapel Hill/Durham/Pittsboro

Looking for private voice or piano lessons for your homeschooled student? Balanced Music Studios offers professional one-on-one instruction in-home or in-studio for every level and age! Whether y...

Home school ceramics classesCharlotte

Students merge energy, creativity, imagination with studio equipment to produce FUNctional Seasonal, clay projects! Beginners learn! Advanced students encouraged to explore! Kids 6 years and up inv...

music4life – Music Classes & KindermusikCharlotte

Music4life presents an innovative approach to music education for all ages by integrating the most up-to-date research concerning music and human development to provide a well-planned, age appropri...

Charlotte Academy of Music Music ClassesCharlotte

Welcome to Charlotte Academy of Music, a privately owned music school providing music instruction for students of all ages in a fun and professional environment.We are proud to be a licensed Mus...

Rock UniversityCharlotte

Music Lessons- Performance Band LessonsIndividual Lessons Guitar Bass Drums Vocals Keyboards Performance based music lessons. Existing Band Improvement with Professional Artist. Band Rehearsal S...

Portfolio PrepCharlotte

Expert portfolio instruction for homeschool students who dream of attending Art, Fashion, or Design School. Lore Emelio Design Studio is the perfect place to get started. Providing step-by-step ins...

Clarkson Music StudiosCharlotte

Private Lessons in Drum Set, Piano, Voice and Songwriting as well as homeschool classes.

Dedicated Homeschool Ceramics ClassesCharlotte

The Matthews Community Center has collaborated with Arts Delivered to offer home school groups ceramics classes. Classes will be ongoing.

Arts Delivered Homeschool ClassesCharlotte

Offering ceramics and mixed media classes at McDowell Art center in Matthews. Classes are held Wednesdays in January.

Bold MusicCharlotte

Bold Music offers private, in-home music lessons for a variety of disciplines: everything from guitar to piano, voice, drums, music production, and more. Learn more at

Kids’ Day @ Dish It Out Pottery PaintingCharlotte

Dish It Out Pottery Painting studio provides art enrichment at an affordable price. Each Monday, September to May, Studio Time for children 16 and under is just $3 an hour, half off the normal $6/h...

International Capoeira School – CharlotteCharlotte

Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines music, dance, and acrobatics. Capoeira has many benefits for children including coordination, rhythm, balance, respect, confidence, music, and l...

Dance to YouCharlotte

Dance to You is committed to providing high quality dance instruction at an affordable cost for preschoolers and homeschoolers in the Charlotte area. This business wants to inspire a passion for mu...

Hope SchoolingCharlotte

Lisa Rudisill, Magna cum laud grad NC State University, top ten Charlotte Mecklenburg public schools senior, and staff writing tutor at CPCC Charlotte is seeking home school students in general stu...

JCI Legacy ArtsCharlotte

JCI Legacy provides dance, art, theater, and acting classes at very affordable prices. Ages 3-18. Classes meet once per week and each class will perform at the end of the year. Dance classes includ...

Square Dance LessonsCharlotte Metro Area

Square Dance is a dying activity that has many benefits to folks of all ages. It promotes physical activity as well as social skills, etiquette, commitment and brain function.There are a numb...

Lessons On The LakeDavidson

We provide small group Music Instruction to home-schooled students: Services Include: Piano, Guitar, and Vocal coaching. New this Fall,09 we will have Art Instruction for all ages. We area locate...

Violin LessonsDurham

Professional violinist and teacher of 10 years, offering private instruction to students of all levels, from beginner to advanced. Teacher is classically trained with a bachelor's and master's degr...

Angela Sigl Voice LessonsDurham, Raleigh, Chapel Hill

CALLING ALL GLEEKS! Are you thinking about auditioning for your school musical? Are you preparing for a talent show, audition or contest? Angela Sigl offers voice, piano and acting lessons for aspi...

Hand Drumming Classes/ Drum Lessons/ Drum TherapyFuquay-Varina

FREE hand drumming classes are offered once a month at the Fuquay- Varina Community Center for different age groups by Dori Staehle, drum teacher, drum therapist, percussionist, and owner of Next S...

Spiritual Twist Art ClassesGarner

Spiritual Twist Productions will be offering art and design classes for the 2019-2020 school year. Students will explore the fundamentals of art and design with fun a abstract art projects then try...

Lovelace Voice StudioGastonia and Hickory

Learn to sing one on one in private voice lessons or with a friend in a small group setting. Enjoy lessons in voice rooted in healthy vocal technique from a classically trained opera singer. Styl...

BGoodMusicStudiosGastonia, Kings Mountain, Shelby

Bridget Goodwin CT ABRSM is a Music Tutor, Arranger, Composer, Mentor & Performer. Certified and qualified with over 25 Years of experience. Lessons are informative, engaging and fun. Offering...

Private Violin and Piano Instruction with Bekah WebbGraham/Alamance County

The goal for each music student is to excel not only in music, but also in personal development. Using a combination of Suzuki and traditional methods for violin, lessons are offered to all ages an...

The Drama Center of City Arts in GreensboroGreensboro

The City Arts Drama Center offers classes and performance opportunities in theatre and video production for people of all ages. To get exact times for a specific class, register online at thedrama...

Art Alliance GreensboroGreensboro

Art Alliance Greensboro offers workshops and youth classes in pottery and fine arts during the weekdays geared for the homeschooled student. Class size is limited. Preregistration is required. Scho...

Guitar Lessons with Andy LemaireGreensboro

Andy Lemaire teaches guitar lessons in Greensboro, NC with an approach that is fun, practical, focused and relaxed. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Auditions for “Annie” by the Drama CenterGreensboro

Auditions for the Drama Center of City Arts and Events are open to anyone regardless of experience. No person is turned away. Everyone who auditions is invited to participate in some aspect of the ...

Dance Education by designGreensboro/Burlington

Dance education by design offers classes specifically for home school families that follow the NC Essential Standards for Arts Education, allowing the students an arts experience of similar scope t...

Expand Your Mind with Music: Music Teacher/TherapistGuilford and Forsyth Counties

Offering piano lessons for all ages and levels, Instrumental lessons (beginner and intermediate), Music Therapy for all levels and categories of special education students, and Academic Tutoring in...

TheHUB@CBTCHickory

TheHUB@CBTC is a performing arts cooperative learning program in Hickory, NC. TheHUB offers extra-curricular classes in theatre and music. The purpose of theHUB@CBTC is to allow young artists the f...

Lanti Music StudioIndian Trail

The objective of Lanti Music is to offer the highest standard of music instruction while allowing creativity & imagination to lead the way. Uses a multi-sensory approach to teaching. Students learn...

Exalt Music AcademyKnightdale

Exalt Music Academy exists to provide quality music education in a Christian environment for children and adults. This program is designed to develop the student's musical talents with the goal of ...

Robin Antoinette’s Arts for AllLake Norman

Offering reasonably priced private music lessons, art classes, and drama classes. Arts for All is a local non-profit that uses all proceeds to serve local students and teachers with quality conti...

Painting the ParkLake Park

Offer children's Art classes in studio for $10 per class. Each class is one hour in length and children leave with an 8 X 10 " canvas. All classes are taught in a step by step method so even the mo...

Sanoon Violin AcademyMatthews

Summer group lessons. In-home Group lessons available as well as private in studio lessons.

Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts Homeschool ShowsMatthews

Homeschool Days at Matthews Playhouse allow homeschoolers to attend daytime school shows at a discounted rate. Bringing your group to a Matthews Playhouse school show performance will enhance and s...

Fine Art & InterArts Classes with Wild Root CreationsMatthews/South Charlotte

InterArtist Jen Haefeli, owner of Wild Root Creations, teaches private and group art classes weekly. Each class covers a studio art, musical performance, performance art, historical discussion, s...

No Limits Dance CompanyMonroe

No Limits Dance Company is a dance studio catering to ages 2 and up! Offering Ballet, Tap, Tumbling, Lyrical and Hip Hop Classes! Come dance with us!

In His StepsMooresville

Dance classes for girls 6th-12th grade. Performing arts ministry for girls.

Reed the MusicMooresville

Reed the Music offers one-on-one lessons in piano, flute, guitar, and record er for students of all ages in Mooresville, NC. Lessons include performance, technique, music theory, sight-reading, ear...

Cara Bailey StudiosMooresville

Art studio owned by local artist with art education certification and experience! Group classes available as well as private courses for enrichment or home school students. Flexible availability!

Music FunMooresville, Lake Norman

Music history, music appreciation, and private music lessons for guitar and piano. Music Fun is available for classes and individuals. Instructors hold degrees from Berklee College of Music and Pet...

ARTHOUSERaleigh

ARTHOUSE, is an art studio for children focusing on teaching artistic creativity through the combination of sensory stimulation (sound through music, sense of touch, smell, taste and sight). Medium...

Raleigh PianoRaleigh

In-home piano lessons for those in the North Raleigh area. Now accepting new students!

Kid Lab RaleighRaleigh

Kid Lab is a play space and art studio in downtown Raleigh, NC. Kid Lab offers unique indoor and outdoor stations suited for creative play and maximum learning. Classes are intentionally small an...

Erin Bartow’s Scottish Highland DancersRaleigh

Scottish Highland Dance Classes available all ages. A wholesome and traditional dance form. Instructors travel and teach classes at different Co-Ops around the Triangle as well as teach in Studio...

Falls River MusicRaleigh

Offering private and group Music Lessons for Guitar, Drums, Piano, Voice, Violin, Woodwinds and Brass, and more. Most lessons are conducted at the Music Lesson Studio in N Raleigh, but special Grou...

Robertson Music StudioRaleigh

Private instrumental lessons all ages! Piano, bassoon, flute, clarinet, saxophone and beginning brass. 30, 45 and hour lessons available!

Raleigh Boychoir, Inc.Raleigh

The Raleigh Boychoir was founded in 1968 and has become a cornerstone of the Triangle arts scene. The mission of the RBC is to train school-aged boys in the art of choral singing and keep them sin...

Flute LessonsRaleigh

Marissa Rose Stygles is a classical flutist who performs and teaches in the beautiful City of Oaks: Raleigh, North Carolina. She is an experienced flute teacher with a Masters degree from the Cleve...

Raleigh Music AcademyRaleigh

The Raleigh Music Academy offers quality music instruction for guitar, bass, piano, voice, banjo, mandolin, and voice. Also, occasional clinics and workshops are hosted with artists from all over...

Flour Power North HillsRaleigh

Flour Power North Hills is a local cooking studio that caters to a wide range of ages, from preschool children to adults. In addition to parties, classes and special events, Flour Power works clos...

Body & Brain Yoga Kids ClassesRaleigh

Can provide "power brain" yoga group classes for children ages 5-14 with or without moms/dads. These classes help children develop physically with yoga and tai chi training within an environment wh...

Carolina Youth Dance AcademyRaleigh

Carolina Youth Dance Academy is a 501c3 that provides free dance lessons for all youth of all abilities inclusive of youth on the spectrum and youth with special needs. We teach all together and of...

Ghastly Studio Art Lessons & Summer CampRaleigh

Ghastly Studio is currently accepting new students for after-school Art Lessons. Art Lessons are a great way to learn a new craft, experiment with new hobbies, or develop creative skills. Sessions ...

Bach to Rock Homeschool ClassRaleigh Triangle Area

Offering a homeschool music experience! Students will meet every Monday from 1-2:00 pm. It's a twelve week curriculum: the first four weeks piano, four weeks learning guitar, three weeks learning...

Meredith Mitchell Music School; Suzuki Violin and Piano LessonsRaleigh, North Carolina

Certified Suzuki Instructor, Meredith Mitchell, has built a robust private music studio practice with 30 violin and piano students over the last 5 years. In addition to piano and violin technique i...

Junior Potters Lessons and WorkshopsSouth End, Charlotte NC

Offering 2 different Junior Potters Experiences:~~~Junior Pottery Explorers – 6 Week Class – This is a great class for kids ages 6 to 16. This class introduces them to clay, the potters wheel,...

STARworks After School ProgramStar

STARworks after school programs are designed for motivated high school students who want to pursue artistic opportunities that are not readily available in typical high school settings. Instructors...

Saxophone and Piano Lessons by Dr. Nicolas LiraWake County

As a music teacher, Dr. Nicolas Lira seeks to help his students discover their own love of music. Students build an appreciation for the breadth of musical styles that grace the world, past and pre...

Destiny Dance InstituteWake Forest

Dance classes for all ages! Come experience the difference.

The Artful MindWake Forest

The Artful Mind is a unique fine art education program for children.

Players of the BardWake Forest

Providing Theatrical Education for Homeschoolers in the Wake Forest and surrounding areas, by teaching weekly classes, and a production each semester. No experience necessary for students ages 12 ...

Wake Forest Community Youth OrchestraWake Forest, Youngsville, Wendell, Zebulon, Raleigh, Wake County, Durham County

Students will be introduced to the fun and rewarding world of violin playing! Students will learn to play with proper technique, read notation, and make music with their friends once per week. This...

Capital Christian Homeschool BandsWake Forest/Youngsville/Franklinton

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 ...

Oksana McCarthy Private cello instructorWaxhaw

Lessons are tailored individually for students of all ages accommodating beginners to advanced students. University music majors, who are looking for additional coaching or a Master Class setting t...

Pulp and Pigment StudioWendell

Pulp and Pigment is an art studio in downtown Wendell. We practice the TAB (teaching artistic behavior) method of teaching visual arts. This means that your child will gain the tools necessary to m...

Affordable Community Flute LessonsWillow Spring

Flute lessons for all ages. Students will learn to play the flute read music and read rhythms. Flexible times.

Kids YogaWilmington

Kids Yoga classes are a special opportunity to provide your child with life-long skills that will give them a sense of calm, balance, and power!

Grace Note Music StudioWilmington

Piano lessons offered in private studio for students of all ages. Music theory, composition, technique, ear training are taught in a fun way and personalized to help the student develop their own ...

Greater Glory Worship ArtsWilmington

Greater Glory offers affordable homeschool and after-school artistic instruction. $40/8-week session. Offering classes in: Painting, Drawing, Drama, Dance, Videography, Photography, Musical Instrum...

Homeschool Sports Opportunities in North Carolina

Apex Martial Arts CenterApex

Apex Martial Arts Center is a family-friendly martial arts center in Apex, North Carolina offering world-class instruction in Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Karate, and Judo for all ages and skil...

Dragon Phoenix; Kung Fu for Kids and TeensAsheville

After school Kung Fu classes teaching Internal Martial Arts with an emphasis on positive choice making and martial values rather than on fighting. The styles at the school include Praying Mantis, X...

Equine Studies/ Breeding InternshipBahama

Hidden Hill Farm working student program for homeschoolers is going into its 7th year. The program was originally started in 2001, and later converted to a homeschool program. This program provides...

Appalachian Ski MountainBlowing Rock

French-Swiss Ski College at Appalachian Ski Mountain has Homeschool days at specific dates throughout the winter. Homeschool families can get an 8 hour slope pass, equipment rental and a 1 hour gro...

NC Lions Sports OrganizationsBurlington

Highly Competitive Home school Sports that compete against other home schools, charter schools, private schools, faith based institutions, and some public schools. This level of sports is just as c...

Sports ConnectionCharlotte

Sports Connection offers a variety of entertainment and sports activities. For Home School families, we have a physical education program. The PE class meets once every week for 2 hours. Age range ...

Charlotte NavigatorsCharlotte

A homeschool sports program, for middle school boys basketball and cross country, in the greater Charlotte area. Boys between the ages of 10-13 who homeschool are eligible to participate. Gaston Co...

Performance-360 Cross Country & TrackCharlotte

Performance-360 offers cross country and track to homeschool students in south Charlotte, NC. Coach Conrad Sherland has 25+ years experience in running and athletic training and coaches all levels,...

Research Triangle FencingDurham

Get in touch with your inner Jedi, musketeer, ninja, or pirate, by trying fencing - the modern Olympic swordplay sport! Our homeschool programs emphasize problem-solving and sportsmanship while int...

Forsyth Home Educators (FHE)Forsyth

Forsyth Home Educators (FHE) is a Christian support group located in the heart of North Carolina representing more than 400 families that educate their children in the home.

Sword Circle-LLCGarner, Wake county

Sword Circle-LLC, an educational program teaching the art and history of Medieval Combat, is owned by Alex Foster, a home school graduate of 2008. Archery, Sword fighting, Self-defense, Arts & Craf...

SoccerOPGreensboro

SoccerOP began as a winter programming soccer company in 2003, as a way to facilitate the lack of soccer between fall and spring seasons. Currently, SoccerOP provides once and twice-weekly physica...

GC Heat-Guilford County Home Educators Athletic TeamsGuilford County and surrounding area

The GC-HEAT association has been organized to provide homeschooled students in Guilford County with competitive athletic opportunities comparable to publicly and privately educated students. GC He...

Global Sports School Homeschool Gym ClassesIndian Trail

GSS (Global Sports School) offers recreational gym classes as well as sports performance training for homeschool students in grades K-12. Gym Classes will be on Mondays and Thursdays, from 11am-12:...

Traditional Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do of RaleighRaleigh

Traditional karate of Okinawa taught to ages 6 and older. Program is designed to improve coordination, confidence, self-esteem, and physical fitness. Self defense and bully prevention are key comp...

Body & Brain Yoga Kids ClassesRaleigh

Can provide "power brain" yoga group classes for children ages 5-14 with or without moms/dads. These classes help children develop physically with yoga and tai chi training within an environment wh...

Tennisbloc Tennis-Centric Multi-Sport CampsRaleigh

Changing the dynamic of tennis with Raleigh's only tennis-centric, multi-sport camps. The junior camps combine tennis, pickleball, group activities, team-building activities and a ton of fun, for a...

MSR JV and Varsity SportsRaleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill

The Montessori School of Raleigh looking to invite home school students to play on our 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th grade sports teams for the 2018-2019 school year. Offering the following sports: co-e...

Air Fun Trampoline ParkTriad Area

Homeschool families use Air Fun Trampoline Park to satisfy their PE requirements. The dedicated Home School time is an excellent way for families to collaborate, connect, network and share and give...

Red Zone Razors Wrestling ClubWake Forest

Wrestling club providing instruction and competition opportunities in Folkstyle, Freestyle, and Greco Roman styles of wrestling. ​Youths in grades K - 12th welcomed. Wrestling benefits children as...

Reed’s Home School Karate & ActivitiesWaxhaw, Marvin, Weddington

Reed's Academy has over 8,000 Sq ft of Indoor & Outdoor space to allow Home Schoolers to feel like they have their own school. Reed's Home School Karate has individual classrooms for age separa...

Piedmont International University CheerleadingWinston-Salem

Interested in continuing your education while still being able to cheer? Now's your chance! Piedmont International University will be hosting tryouts on March 30th, 10 am-12 pm. Conducted by curr...

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