Local & State Groups
Support groups offer a way for those interested in homeschooling or new to home education to get information and support. They also offer opportunities for social activities, group learning, and networking. Find a support group near you in Georgia.
Links and Items
Not Back to School Camp

Not Back to School Camp is a non-denominational, non-religious homeschool camp. The camp offers workshops, spontaneous events, and special evening gatherings, bringing together campers who are excited about life and willing to be themselves and to reach out and connect with the others. 

Local & State Support Groups
Creative Homeschoolers of Georgia - Northwest
Creative Homeschoolers of Georgia is an inclusive support group serving Bartow, Gordon, Walker, Floyd, and surrounding counties.
Circle of Friends
Circle of Friends offers support for home educators in Douglas County, Georgia, and the surrounding area. They offer field trips, gym days, monthly service projects, park days, moms' night out, and more.
Georgia Homeschool Network

This Facebook group offers a place where homeschool families can come together and stay up-to-day on what's going on in the homeschool world in Georgia. 

Georgia Home Education Association (GHEA)
Georgia Home Education Association (GHEA) is a Christian organization that serves and assists any home schooling family or support group in Georgia.
Creative Homeschoolers of Georgia - Southeast
Creative Homeschoolers of Georgia - Southeast is a casual, inclusive homeschool support group serving Rockdale, Newton, Henry, Gwinnett, and surrounding counties. They offer play dates, monthly parents night out, field trips, and more.
North West Georgia Homeschoolers Group
Northwest Georgia Homeschoolers is a support group for home educating families in this area. Offers support, activities, a newsletter, special events, and more.
Vidalia Area Christian Home Educators Association
Vidalia Area Christian Home Educators Association serves homeschooling families in the Vidalia area, offering field trips, social activities, a newsletter, and more.
Collegedale Area Homeschoolers (CAH)
CAH is a Christian organization that seeks to meet the needs of homeschoolers in Collegedale, Ooltewah, East Brainerd, and North Georgia.
PEARL Home Educators
Parents Educating Achievers in Righteousness and Leadership (PEARL) is a Christian homeschool support group in the general Rockdale/ Newton/ Henry County area of Georgia.
Home Education Information Resource (HEIR)
A non-partisan, non-sectarian, volunteer-only organization working to ensure that the people of Georgia and their government recognize home study, freely practiced in its diverse forms, as a legitimate choice and value it as a positive force for improving the quality of education.
Holy Family TORCH of North Atlanta
The Holy Family TORCH chapter of North Atlanta was formed to bring the principles and practices of the established national organization to families in the North Atlanta area. TORCH supports the families of the North Atlanta area as they seek to more fully integrate the Catholic faith into their lives through such activities as First Friday Masses, Little Flowers groups, Blue Knights groups, home school co-ops, family feast celebrations, service projects, field trips, and other youth formation exercises. Presently, most of the group activities are being held at St. Benedict's Parish in Duluth, GA.
Family Education For Christ (FEFC)
Family Education For Christ (FEFC) is a Christian support group that provides educational and social experiences for homeschooling families. Activities available to members include Boy Scouts, 4-H, high school activities, a curriculum fair, field day, science fair, and more.
West Metro Home Educators
West Metro Home Educators is an all-inclusive group of home educating families from the Douglas, Paulding and South Cobb, Carroll, and South West Fulton County areas. The purpose of the group is to offer activities and share resources to enhance and support the home educating experience. They are open to all home educators, new and experienced.
LIGHT Homeschool Support Group
Leaders in Godly Home Teachings (LIGHT) is a Christian organization located in the Columbus Ga, area and are reaching out to touch the surrounding community with encouragement, prayerful support, and communcation among all homeschooling families. They provide information on education techniques and curriculum, coordination of group activities and monitoring of legislation related to homeschooling.
Valdosta Area Homeschooling Association (VAHA)
The Valdosta Area Homeschooling Association (VAHA) is a Christian support group for homeschooling families and those interested in home education in the South Georgia/North Florida area.
amie network
The amie network is for Christian homeschooled teenage girls. Members of the amie network receive a monthly newsletter, have opportunities to meet and connect with other homeschooled teens, and receive support and encouragement.
The Drinking Gourd
The Drinking Gourd is a group located in the Macon and Middle Georgia area for home-schooling and un-schooling families, and home-based educators in the Macon and Middle Georgia area. It is also open to non-home-schoolers and people of all backgrounds who are interested in teaching their children in a more culturally diverse manner.
Catholic Home Alliance of North Georgia Educators (CHANGE)
CHANGE supports Roman Catholic families who embrace home education and families whose primary educational mode may be either public or private school and who want support in supplementing the teaching of the Faith. Offers activities, a newsletter, information, and more.
Greater Rome Area Christian Educators (GRACE)
GRACE provides Christian fellowship, support, field trips and activities for home school families in Rome, GA and surrounding areas. With activities throughout the school year, they welcome new members to participate in field trips, park days and group activities.
Catoosa Home Education Association (CHEA)
Catoosa Home Education Association, located in Northwest Georgia, is an Christian organization of almost 100 homeschool families. Membership includes families from Catoosa, Walker, Dade and Whitfield counties in Georgia as well as quite a number of families from Tennessee in the Chattanooga metro area. They offer group support to homeschool families in the geographic region through classes, field trips, family meetings, clubs, and friendships, and monitor Georgia and Tennessee legislation that affects homeschoolers.
Homeward Spirit Home Educators
Homeward Spirit Home Educators (HSHE) is a Christian oriented support group that welcomes anyone interested in sharing the homeschool experience. Families are from Whitfield and Murray counties, but also from several other NW Georgia counties as well. They offer parent meetings, group picnics and activities, field trips, and information about community and homeschooling activities, plus support and fellowship.
H.E.R.I.T.A.G.E. - Home Educators Rightly Integrated Together Administering Godly Education
H.E.R.I.T.A.G.E. Homeschooler's website. Based out of Atlanta, Georgia, they are a Christian homeschool support group geared toward African-American families. This site is a forum for use within their group as well as a resource for minority families looking for information on homeschooling or simply needing support in their endeavors in home education.
Hall County Home Educators (HCHE)
Hall County Home Educators is a homeschooling support group located in Northeast Georgia. Offers a resource library, clubs, events, contests, field trips, classes, and testing opportunities.
ForsythPEACE
Forsyth PEACE is a group of Christian home educators in and around Forsyth County, Georgia. This email list offers support, discussion, exchange of ideas, field trips, get-togethers, and clubs.
Georgia Unschoolers
Georgia Unschoolers is an inclusive support group for families unschooling in Georgia (child-led learning as a part of life).
Villa Rica Home School Group
The Villa Rica Home School Group is a support group serving home school families throughout Carroll, Douglas, Haralson, and Paulding counties in Georgia. Offers parents' support meeting, monthly activities, holiday events, field trips, and more.
Local & State Online Groups
GAChristianHschooler
Christian homeschooling email list for home educators in Georgia.
Valdosta Homeschoolers
This list for VAHA members and other Valdosta area (South Georgia/North Florida) homeschoolers to receive VAHA updates and other homeschool info, as well as communicate with each other for helpful homeschool related ideas, tips and information.
Homeschool-Georgia
This list is for the discussion of topics related to homeschooling in Georgia. Posting of events, homeschool support organization information,and homeschool websites is welcome.
Hall County Home Educators (HCHE)
Hall County Home Educators is a homeschooling support group located in Northeast Georgia. Offers a resource library, clubs, events, contests, field trips, classes, and testing opportunities.
Northeast Georgia Home Educators
This is a group site dedicated to the homeschooling families of Northeast Georgia. It offers a free open forum for families to communicate with each other, giving each other curriculum or teaching advice, opportunities for trading used curriculum, notices of events in the area that may be of interest to homeschoolers, and support.
First Baptist Atlanta Homeschool
This is a list for members and friends of First Baptist Atlanta who are currently homeschooling, or are considering homeschooling.
Georgia Charlotte Mason (GACM)
This list is to offer information and support to home educators who use the Charlotte Mason method in Georgia.
Henry & Clayton Home Educators (HCHE)
HCHE is a non-sectarian homeschool support group serving Henry, Clayton, and surrounding counties in Georgia. This group is established to allow communication among members regarding HCHE Events, homeschool issues, homeschool opportunities and items of interest to the homeschool community.
LIGHT Support Group Email List
LIGHT is a Christian organization offering support and activities to homeschooling families. This is the email list for that group.
North West Georgia Homeschoolers Group
Northwest Georgia Homeschoolers is a support group for home educating families in this area. Offers support, activities, a newsletter, special events, and more.
ScratchNDent - Buy/Sell/Swap in GA
Georgia list intented to facilitate the selling and buying of used homeschooling curriculum in the stateof Georgia.
HEIR Updates
HEIR Updates is an announcement list for Home Education Information Resource (HEIR), a non-partisan, non-sectarian, volunteer-only organization working to ensure that the people of Georgia and their government recognize home study, freely practiced in its diverse forms, as a legitimate choice and value it as a positive force for improving the quality of education.
Homeschool's Cool
This is an online discussion group for members of the Vidalia Area Christian Home Educators Association.
Art at Work Homeschoolers-North Georgia
Art at Work Homeschoolers-North Georgia is a Christian support group for homeschooling families in North Georgia. Offers homeschool and curriculum ideas, items for sale, field trips, and more.
ForsythPEACE
Forsyth PEACE is a group of Christian home educators in and around Forsyth County, Georgia. This email list offers support, discussion, exchange of ideas, field trips, get-togethers, and clubs.
HEIR Talk
HEIR Talk is a non-partisan, non-sectarian, discussion list for working to ensure that the people of Georgia and their government recognize home study, freely practiced in its diverse forms, as a legitimate choice and value it as a positive force for improving the quality of education.
Charlotte Mason Support Group for NW GA
This group was established to provide information and offer support for all new and veteran home educators that have adopted a Charlotte Mason approach. Currently they serve members from Bartow, Cobb, Cherokee, Douglas and Paulding county. This group was founded so that all homeschoolers in the area can offer support and share how CM methods are being applied in whatever teaching approach they are currently using in their own family's home education system.
Georgiahomeschool
This is a mailing list for people who home schooling or are thinking of homeschooling in Georgia, kids and parents alike. Here you can exchange ideas, support each other, and share resources and information.
A Few Moms and Their Kids
A Few Moms and Their Kids is a group of homeschooling moms in the Northwest Georgia area (Paulding, Cobb, and the surrounding areas) who are joining together to offer field trips and educational outings for their children.
CM Families of the South
The purpose of this loop is to encourage homeschooling families living in the Southern states who are trying to incorporate the philosophy of Charlotte Mason in their homes in their efforts to raise their children with an enthusiasm for learning.
Georgia Unschoolers
Georgia Unschoolers is an inclusive support group for families unschooling in Georgia (child-led learning as a part of life).
Secular Homeschoolers of Georgia
YahooGroup for homeschoolers who are homeschooling in Georgia for secular reasons.
Homeschoolers Offering Music Education (HOME)
Homeschoolers Offering Music Education (HOME) is a Christian homeschool music program for the southside of Atlanta and surrounding areas. Offers several programs including but not limited to Advanced Concert Band, Intermediate Concert Band, Beginning Band, and Stage Band.
Savannah Home Education
Savannah Home Education support groups offers homeschooling families in Savannah and the Chatham County area a chance to connect with each other.
Georgiahomeschoolers
Georgiahomeschoolers is a diverse group of people from all over the state who either homeschool in Georgia or want to homeschool in Georgia. Offers information and resources, listings of events, field trip information, homeschooling and curriculum information, and other support.
Home-Schooling the Only Child
Homeschooling an only child can be quite challenging at times. This group is open to anyone for support, enrouragement and ideas for those who choose the home-schooling road for you and your child. Although they are based in NC, anyone can join for support. They have a database that you can access to see who is in your state to get together with.
Villa Rica Home School Group
The Villa Rica Home School Group is a support group serving home school families throughout Carroll, Douglas, Haralson, and Paulding counties in Georgia. Offers parents' support meeting, monthly activities, holiday events, field trips, and more.
Americus Homeschool
This list is intended for homeschoolers in the Americus, Georgia, area.
Homeschool Friends of Roswell
Homeschool Friends of Roswell is a homeschool support group that started off serving Roswell, Georgia, but has grown to support all of Cobb, Fulton and Cherokee counties in Georgia. The purpose of this group is to serve in an advisory manner and to post homeschool events and happenings to benefit other likewise homeschooling parents and their children.
National Forums
Unschooling Forum at vegsource.com
Unschoolers meet to talk and share ideas at this vegsource.com message board.
Religious Homeschooling Forum at vegsource.com
A vegsource.com message forum for homeschoolers who have religious reasons to homeschool.
Community Homeschooling Forum at vegsource.com
This is a general message forum at vegsource.com designed to discuss all general homeschooling topics.
Military Homeschoolers Forum at vegsource.com
Connect with other military homeschooling families at this vegsource.com message board.
Secular Homeschooling Forum at vegsource.com
A message board at vegsource.com for those who homeschool for non-religious reasons.
Black Homeschoolers' Network
Black Homeschoolers' Network is intended to facilitate a network among African American homeschoolers across the country. Here you will also find a message board for general communication as well as an email pal listing for homeschooled kids.
Special Needs Homeschooling Forum at vegsource.com
A message board for parents who are homeschooling special needs children.
Unschooling.Info Forum
This message board is designed for unschooling parents to connect, ask questions, share information and ideas, and get support.
Encouragement Forum at vegsource.com
If you are feeling burned out or need encouragement, this forum is for you. Share your struggles and get help, ideas, and support from those who have walked in your shoes.
National Online Groups
Unschoolers Online Community
This is a companion list to the website UnSchoolers Online. It is a safe place to openly discuss anything related to unschooling and our children.
HomeSchooling Singletons
Homeschooling families with singletons have issues that are very unique. Join in to offer support and encouragement to other single child homeschooling families.
Homeschooling on a Budget Email Group
Raising a family on a single income is tough. When you're a homeschooling family, it may seem like another added cost. But that doesn't have to be the case. This list is for homeschoolers to get together and discuss ways to cut the cost of homeschooling without cutting on the educational and learning experience for our children. This is the place to share all kinds of ideas and tips on budgeting homeschooling costs.
Homeschool Burnout
This is a Christian email group that can help you face those feelings of burnout.
CM for Moms of Many
An email group for homeschooling moms using Charlotte Mason's methods. Focuses on homeschooling larger families.
Sonlight Unschoolers
This email group is for those who use Sonlight curricula but also like the unschooling approach (and other compatable methods). Working out how to mix the two, curricula exchange/sales, and connecting with other eclectic Christian unschoolers is the object.
Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum Families
This list is for families using the classical approach to education as outlined in Laura Berquist's book Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum (DYOCC).
AmblesideOnline
Ambleside Online is an email support group for families using the Ambleside Online Curriculum, which is based on the philosophies of Charlotte Mason.
Always Learning
Discussion for homeschooling fans of John Holt, whose books Learning All the Time, Never Too Late, and Teach your Own have made unschooling an option for thousands of families.
Large Family Logistics
The purpose of Large Family Logistics is to help Christian homeschooling mothers with the daily tasks of home management.
CM4primaryyears
To discuss the Charlotte Mason method of homeschooling elementary age children, and to share the joys and concerns of everyday life.
Homeschooling Creatively
This list is a place where parents can come to understand and give value to our creative children as we home/unschool with them. The focus will be on discussing alternative ways (versus public school methods) to help our creative children learn which best suits their learning style and respects their complex personality traits, taking a look at creating a success-based learning environment that draws on the strengths of our creative learners while providing support-based opportunities to gently guide their intense natures.
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