Homeschool Groups: NEBRASKA
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Local & State homeschool groups or organizations in NEBRASKA
NEBRASKA PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY
Nebraska Christian Home Educators Association
Catholic Homeschool Association of Omaha
Contact: Linda Antonelli
Description: The Catholic Homeschool Association of Omaha is a like-to-like ministry of homeschooling families supporting and encouraging one another.
Requirements: Membership in the Association is open to any homeschoolingCatholic family in good standing with the Church. Membership is $20 per family per year.
Benefits: We meet formally for Mass on the second Friday of each month, September-May, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church followed by a sack lunch and workshops for kids. There are numerous other activities that our association organizes including field trips, educational classes, Blue Knights and Little Flowers, a bowling league, parent support meetings, meals to new moms, graduation Mass and celebration in May, and junior and senior high youth groups. Information is printed monthly in a newsletter and we have a Yahoo group site where information pertinent to our members is posted daily.
Cost: $20 yearly
Contact: Debbie Nordstrom
Contact: Sandy Hawes
Description: We are a small group specifically for support and encouragement of moms and dads. While we do have activities for kids, our monthly meetings are adults only. We meet 2nd Thursdays, 7-9 PM at Northwest Bible Fellowship, 96th and Grand Avenue. We have new and veteran homeschoolers. Anyone is welcome.
Benefits: We have a monthly newsletter. Also available are occasional field trips and a monthly meeting for kids of co-op teaching called Kaleidoscope. There are specific requirements for joining Kaleidoscope.
Home Educators Network (HEN)
P.O. Box 460664, Papillion, NE 68046
Contact: Phyllis Titus
Phone: (402) 895-0817
A service organization designed to provide practical help, support and encouragement for homeschoolers throughout Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa. HEN provides a bi-monthly new homeschooler orientation meeting, a summer conference, a used curriculum sale and an Email tree, as well as a monthly newsletter complete with timely articles and information about groups, activities and opportunities of interest to area homeschool families. We are an HSLDA discount group.
Home-Oriented Private Educators (H.O.P.E )
4286 West St.
Blair, NE 68008
Contact: Carol Halstead
Description: Our group is a Christ-centered group, but all are welcome. We have a meeting for moms the third Thursday evening of the month. One field trip is scheduled per month. The Blair Y.M.C.A. offers a home school physical education program once a week for $3.00 per student per week. We publish a monthly newsletter that is sent via U.S. mail or e-mail. In the spring we have our annual "Cultural Arts Fair" which provides an opportunity for the students to share their accomplishments.
Requirements: There are no requirements. Members may participate according to the needs/desires of each family. A $5.00 membership fee is requested to cover postage for the newsletter and supplies for our annual "Cultural Arts Fair".
Benefits: Monthly newsletter, Monthly field trip, Monthly support group meeting, Resource library, Encouragement.
Nebraska Home Educators Network
South Central Christian Home Educator's Association
Serving Hastings, NE and surrounding area
Contact: Kelly LuVaas
We are a group of homeschoolers from the Hastings area. Check our website for annual events and upcoming events that we put on for our home educating community. We also have a monthly meeting and support group for home schooling moms.
Valley Home School Association (VHSA)
Based in Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Contact: Janie Scanlan
Phone: (308) 632-8853
We are a Christian organization serving the home school communities of Western Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming. Most of our members are from the Gering/Scottsbluff area. We exist to support the efforts of Christian home educators by providing opportunities for fellowship, encouragement, education, and the exchange of ideas and information.
Western Nebraska Home Educators Network (WNHEN)
P.O. Box 925, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Contact: Virginia Mues
Phone: (308) 436-5124
Serving Western Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming, our members offer a wide range of activities and events for all ages from a homeschool band to field trips to graduation and so much more. We also offer a weekly cooperative forhomeschooling families in the fall and spring which includes specific classes for all ages such as music, science, art, college prep and much more.Description: The Western Nebraska Home Educators Network is a unique and diverse community of caring individuals working together for the common purpose of encouraging one another in their endeavors to faithfully train and educate their children at home. Though we have very diverse beliefs and reasons for home schooling, we have the common bond of being home schooling families.
We hold to the truth that all people are created in the image ofGod.Therefore, we do not discriminate against any individual or family.
We strive to accept, support and encourage each family who seriously desires to educate their children at home. Our goal is for each family to receive just treatment and an equal opportunity to succeed in the Western Nebraska Home Educators Network.
Requirements: Parents/Students choose which activities and events they desire to participate in throughout the year. The WNHEN Cooperative does require a commitment by the parents and students to attend weekly. Parents are strongly encouraged to offer classes in exchange for participating in the Cooperative at no cost to their family, except for supplies.
Benefits: The Western Nebraska Home Educators Network offers a monthly newsletter, at least one monthly planned field trips, youth group activities, weekly PE, a weekly Cooperative, support for the parents and family, leadership opportunities and much more.
Cost: None/There is a $12.00 fee to receive a 12 month copy of the newsletter group