Ongoing Homeschool Events

Ongoing homeschool related events, meetings and activities happening around the state! All activities are listed alphabetically by town.

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Maine and Beyond

HOME Field Trips

Please visit HOME's website for a current listing of our upcoming and ongoing field trip activities.

 

HOME Field Trips

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Raylene Hunt Kane
Phone: 207-763-2943
E-mail: raye4home@gmail.com

Auburn

Homeschool Karate Class

Every Monday and Friday

Phoenix Academy of Martial Arts, 945 Center St., Auburn has Homeschool family Karate classes Mon and Fri 11:30 am.

 

For more information please contact:


Name: Donna Harris
Phone: 207-577-1046
E-mail: Phoenixkarateacademy@gmail.com

Auburn

Mad Science

September 16, 2016

Auburn Public Library will be holding Mad Science after school program for homeschoolers Friday's from 10:30am-11:30am for grades k-6 starting Sept 16 the cost will be $80 per child. Please sign up.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Christina Helms
Phone: 207-212-5101
E-mail: Christina.helms@hotmail.com

Auburn

Meet up

September 6, 2016

Every Tuesday @10:00am @ the Auburn Public Library there is a meet up for homeschoolers. This is mostly for socialization but we do have a couple guest speakers this year and some fun activities planned. Come check us out! Join our Facebook group for more info @ homeschoolers of Auburn Public Library.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Christina Helms
Phone: 207-212-5101
E-mail: Christina.helms@hotmail.com

Augusta

Hands-on Science

Fridays

Our most popular program, Hands-on Science is a chance to get a little messy, experiment, test out a theory, or invent something new. The Children's Discovery Museum offers this program free with regular daily admission OR also free to passport (membership) holders. Ages 2-8.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Lissa Niederer
Phone: 207-622-2209
E-mail: lissa@childrensdiscoverymuseum.org

Augusta

Little Hands, Big Ideas

Thursdays at 11am

Little Hands, Big Ideas is a process-focused art program for youngsters at the Children's Discovery Museum in Augusta! We don't focus so much on a "finished product," but more on a theme, technique, color, or material, so that the projects are easily tailored to all ages.

 

For more information please contact:


Name: Amarinda Keys
Phone: 207-622-2209
E-mail: amarinda@childrensdiscoverymuseum.org

Augusta

Stories Alive

Wednesdays

a story-time program with related games, snacks, and/or projects. Geared toward ages 4-8.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Amarinda Keys
Phone: 207-622-2209
E-mail: amarinda@childrensdiscoverymuseum.org

Bangor

Theatre Classes!

March 28 - May 18, 2017

For youth ages 4-15

Theatre classes offered Tuesdays and Thursdays for children ages 4-15. 3:30 to 4:30 for ages 4-6 and 4:30 to 6:30 for children ages 7-15.


All students get cast in our production of Beverly Cleary's Ramona Quimby! In our classes, we don't just rehearse. Through our work, students learn teamwork, responsibility, confidence and empathy. Not only that, they have FUN! For more information, contact me today!


For more information please contact:

Name:
Amy Roeder
Phone: 207-947-6618
E-mail: amy@penobscottheatre.org

Bridgton

Home School Choral Class

January 20 - May 19, 2017

I offer fun Home School Choral Classes for children ages 4-13. The class for ages 4-7 meets Friday afternoons from 1pm - 1:45pm and the class for ages 8-13 meets Fridays afternoons from 2pm - 3pm. There is a final concert at the end of the semester. Cost is $20 per student for the semester. Classes are held at the Pleasant Mountain Presbyterian Church in Bridgton. Feel free to contact me by phone or email if you have further questions.


For more information please contact:

Name:
Sarah Van Leeuwen
Phone: 207-647-4254
E-mail: iandsvleeuw@yahoo.com

Camden

Rock Climbing and Gym Class

November 28 - May 22

Every fourth Monday of each month (November - May) from 11am - Noon at Penobscot Bay YMCA, 116 Union St., Rockport. Cost is $5.00 per student.


Rock climbing portion is a beginner type class, working on terminology, skills and having fun learning to climb! The gym portion will feature a variety of age appropriate skills as well as an introduction to new games and sports.


For all details, dates, directions, more information and to confirm, please email HOME at homeschl@midcoast.com.


For more information please contact:

Name:
Kathy Green
Phone: 207-763-3880
E-mail: homeschl@midoast.com

Cornish

TumblingFUN!

Begins January 22, 2016

Hour long fun filled class where they'll learn the basics of gymnastics to improve strength, flexibility, coordination and agility!Wednesdays at 5pm, Fridays at Noon, and Saturdays at 10am; please rsvp :)

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Lisa Tutor
Phone: 207-318-7685
E-mail: Juncturelearningcenter@gmail.com

Dedham

Tyke Hike

June - August

Saturday's are get outside and discover days at Peaked Mountain Farm and Native Pollinator Sanctuary, unless it rains then we'll do something fun inside while learning how nature works for all of us. Tyke Hikes are led by farm and sanctuary steward, Gail VanWart, 10-11 AM every Saturday June through August. children are free, parents/guardians are $3. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. FMI and directions visit PeakedMountainFarm.biz.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Gail VanWart
Phone: 207-249-5002
E-mail: PeakedMtFarm@aol.com

Hampden

Homeschool Theatre!

January - May

"Hello! I have been instructing children in the performing arts for over 10 years. I am so pleased to be expanding my program to include a class designed specifically with homeschooling families in mind. For 16 weeks on Monday mornings from 9:15-10:45 we meet and learn all about theatre! Through games and activities kids build the knowledge and confidence they need to eventually put on a full performance at the end of the session. We focus on drama, dance, music, and more! This class is returning by popular demand, don't miss it!! With questions or to register, please email or call! "


For more information please contact:

Name:
Rebeckah Kay Perry
Phone: 207-551-8618
E-mail: Rebeckah.Kay.Perry@gmail.com

Lincoln

Sibling Bonding Class

First Monday of the Month

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Monthly on the first Monday This is sibling support story time, crafts, and bonding time. Available to all siblings, genders, and ages. This is a great opportunity for new siblings to come and hear a nice story on how to get along with new siblings, how to get along with a growing family, and to meet children who are also adjusting to a growing family. call 760.577.1690 to reserve your family's spot. Sibling Bonding Time is the first Monday of every month at 11:30am. Call 760.577.1690 for more information. Free to all homeschooling families.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Ashley Mitchell
Phone: 760-577-1690
E-mail: ashleyelizabethmitchell@live.com

Portland

HOME Monthly Skate - Portland

First Friday of Each Month

Join Homeschoolers of Maine the first Friday of each month, from 1 - 3 pm at Happy Wheels Skate Center - 331 Warren Ave., in Portland. For all details, directions and more information and to confirm, please email HOME Skate Coordinator Jenn Martin.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Jenn Martin
Phone: 207-838-9155
E-mail: martinacademy33@gmail.com

Portland

Volunteering with Seniors

Ongoing

The Woods at Canco is a retirement community located in Portland, Maine, and our seniors LOVE interacting with local youngsters! Would love to chat with any interested home schoolers about setting up programming here.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Angie Langley
Phone: 207-879-2531
E-mail: angela.langley@holidaytouch.com

Portland

Group Music Classes

Ongoing

The Portland Conservatory of Music is now offering group classes for homeschooling families and co-ops. They have several options currently available for various ages, but they are also willing to tailor a class to the interest of your group. To check out current class descriptions or discuss the specifics of what your students need, please contact Executive Director, Jean Murachanian, at director@portlandconservatoryofmusic.org, or call (207) 775-3356. I recently met with Jean. She is very eager to reach out to homeschooling families and is open to hearing our ideas and suggestions. I believe this will be a wonderful resource.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Kimberly Mazone
Phone: (207) 751-8484
E-mail: eaglecovefarm@gmail.com

Sanford

Fall 2016 Bowling League for Homeschoolers

Starts: September 13, 2016

League participants range in age from 3 1/2 years-adults (including many teen teams). Three leagues run simultaneously, bumper, intermediate, and advanced!---Many new and lasting friendships have been made while learning and strengthening bowling techniques and gaining phys.ed. time!---Parents are not required to stay, but many do to watch or help with the league and/or visit with friends.


Dates: All Tuesdays : September 13, September 27*, October 4*, and 18, November 1 and 15 (**Please note two Tuesdays in a row.**)

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

1:00 – 1:15 warm-up practice time

1:15 - 2:45 league bowling,

2:45 - 3:00 optional practice time.


Where:

Bowl-A-Rama in Sanford, Maine,

1217 Main St. 207-324-2401


Ages: 4 years and up, (mature 3 1⁄2 year olds accepted)

Cost: $35 total/participant which includes shoe rental and glow-bowl closing party with participation certificates


Questions: hsleague.light@gmail.com


Sign-up: https://sites.google.com/site/sanfordhsbowling"

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Allyson Martin
Phone: 207-676-5520
E-mail: hsleague.light@gmail.com

Sanford

Classes Offered at Prince of Peace Christian School in Sanford, Maine

2016-2017 Academic Year

Homeschooled students are welcome to participate in enrichment and academic classes at Prince of Peace Christian School by taking any combination of elective classes on Mondays or Fridays or year long core classes on Tuesday through Thursday The elective classes run on a quarterly basis with some being semester long or year long classes. Classes for K through 12 run simultaneously. Tuition for these opportuniites is very affordable and will be reduced even more when a parent stays and helps at the school.  The variety of opportunity is amazing and worth further exploration by visiting  www.popmaine.com or calling Mrs. Robin Clifton at 207-432-2241.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Allyson Martin
Phone: 207-676-5520
E-mail: hsleague.light@gmail.com

Skowhegan

Central Maine Bowling

Last Thursday of Each Month January - March

Central Maine Bowling in Skowhegan is offering homeschoolers an opportunity to bowl between 3pm to 4:30pm the last Thursday of the month for Jan, Feb and March. Cost is $3/child, this includes shoes and the lane use.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Amanda Bolduc
Phone: 207-474-5370
E-mail: bsbolduc@yahoo.com

Southern Maine

Creative Writing Classes

Ongoing

I am available on-going to teach home schoolers creative writing classes, yoga/dance/exercise classes, wellness classes (meditation, yoga mudras, healthy living) and psychology classes (Lifespan development, theories of personality, introduction to counseling, and a variety of others)!

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Cindy Simon
Phone: 207-324-2689
E-mail: scmbsim@aol.com

South Portland

Home School Jump

Every Tuesday excluding school vacations

Join us at Urban Air every Tuesday 12-3pm(excluding school vacations) for our private home schooling jump time! It is only $12.99 per child and a parent add on is only $4.99 for those who want to join in. We do require a one time purchase of our socks at $2.50. Please also follow us on facebook to find out other offers that come up. We look forward to seeing you!!!


For more information please contact:

Name:
Anthony Dill
Phone: 207-229-2655
E-mail: anthony@urbanairsouthportland.com

Trenton

Civil Air Patrol: Aeronautical, S.T.E.M., and Aviation Training

Tuesdays

On-going and Mentored Weekly Training for students 12-18 years old in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math with a focus on Aeronautical Sciences and Aviation.


Monthly Statewide Activities / Flying and Summer Camps are Available.


Information meetings are the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:30 pm.

 

For more information please contact:


Name: Captain Ruth Moore
Phone: 207-546-1405
E-mail: rmoore@barharborcap.org

Waterboro

Support Meetings

First Monday of Each Month

Training, Education and Accountability in Christian Homes (T.E.A.C.H.) is a homeschool group serving York County, maine and beyond. We meet the FIRST MONDAY of each month (September - May excluding December) in the Fellowship Hall of South Waterboro Bible Chapel, 911 Main St./Route 202.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Karen Petrin
Phone: 207-251-3314
E-mail: teachhomeschool@gmail.com

Westbrook

Walker Library Homeschool Group

Every Friday

The Walker Memorial Library hosts a group for homeschoolers from 9am to 11am. Bring a sack lunch and meet in the programming room or children's area. We plan occasional craft or science activities and field trips. Everyone is welcome.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Beth Callaway
Phone: 207-512-5560
E-mail: watoosa1@yahoo.com

Winter Harbor

Introduction to Circus Arts

September thru May (excluding holidays)

Circus Arts Class Introduction to circus arts. Students will be introduced to the basics of Juggling, Unicycle, Rolla Bola, Stilts, Balancing and more. Geared toward ages six and above. Classes meet on Wednesdays from 10:00am-Noon (September-May excluding holidays) at the Winter Harbor gymnasium, 10 School Street beside the Winter Harbor Town offices. Free to all homeschoolers.

 

For more information please contact:

Name: Alan T Belanger
Phone: 617-913-0514 / 207-385-0129
E-mail: keepemlaughing@hotmail.com

2017 Ongoing HOME Events

Group Portfolio Reviews

6/3 Bangor

6/13 Westbrook

6/23 Bridgton

8/17 Camden

8/3 Lewiston

8/16 Preque Isle

8/23 Augusta

8/24 Rockland

Getting Started Workshops

5/20 Augusta 

6/13 Westbrook

8/23 Augusta

Monthy Sports & Fitness Activities 

5/23 Monthly Bowling, Belfast

5/25 Monthly Hike, Lincolnville   

Summer Playground Days

5/30 Standish

6/13 Bridgton

6/27 Brownfield

8/15 Brownfield

8/29 Bridgton

9/26 Brownfield

 

Upcoming in 2017

Upcoming in 2018