Homeschooling Support & Resources

Also contact your local school district or county education office to find out about specific homeschooling programs in your area.

A-G High School Science Labs; Chico. Geared for high school students preparing to attend college. Throughout the school year the Chico Creek Nature Center lab offers biology, chemistry, physics & earth science courses taught by a highly qualified lab instructor. Students complete supplemental requirements outside of the course. All materials, supplies & lab manuals are included in program fee. 1968 E. 8th St. (530) 891-4671.

Bricks 4 Kidz; Chico. Offers a weekly themed science class for homeschoolers & can customize a curriculum for homeschool groups of 10 or more students. Also offers open play/drop-off hours. 1141 Forest Ave., Ste. 40. (530) 332-9172.

California Homeschool Network (CHN). Statewide grassroots organization supporting homeschool families. (800) 327-5339.

Butte Homeschoolers. All-inclusive home-school support network for Chico & surrounding areas. Meets weekly for park day, shared activities, information & support.Everyone welcome. Free. Info: Cyndi Pereira (530) 828-9288.

Grant Homeschool; Redding. Grant School is committed to serving the diverse educational needs of students. This mission extends beyond the traditional educational classroom model.  Their goal is to provide support and networking for families who choose to educate their children in kindergarten through eighth grade at home. (530) 243-0561 Ext. 152. Email:

Hands-on Gardening Classes for Homeschoolers; Chico. From the Ground Up Farms, Inc., invites home-schoolers of all ages & from any location to come learn to plant, harvest & grow healthy organic foods. Takes place year-round (weather permitting) each Fri in an educational community garden. Lessons run 1-2 hours beginning 10:30am. 1125 Kentfield Rd. (530) 513-7638.

Homeschool Association of California (HSC). Supports & promotes the entire spectrum of homeschooling. (888) HSC-4440.

Redding Homeschool Network. A free volunteer support group for Redding area homeschooling families. Weekly park days, shared activities, resources & info. Those thinking about homeschooling are welcome. e-mail (530) 347-5240.

Thrive K-12 Learning Center; Chico. Open structured learning environment offering drop-off learning sessions, field trips & classes for homeschoolers, including a homeschool nature class for grades K-6, using the Project Wild curriculum.
(530) 828-9288.

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Updated: Jul 14, 2017 @ 9:38 am