WHO Region 8
Clark, Cowlitz, Pacific, Skamania, and Wahkiakum Counties
The following groups or individuals have contacted WHO offering their local support groups, co-ops, or other groups for homeschoolers. This is the only way WHO finds out about local support. So, if you are a member of a group, and your group is not listed on our web site, please tell us about your group and we will update our list. Email Homeschool Support with your information, group details, and please include county or region. We would also appreciate notification of changes in your group, such as new contact people. Thank you.
Inclusion on these lists does not represent an endorsement or recommendation by WHO.
WHO Contact Information
Autodidact Community Enthusiasts aka ACE (Camas)
An unschooling-friendly support group open to all homeschoolers from any area. Meets each Friday, year round.
Contact: Misty Murphy – email@example.com or Kristin Bulger – (360) 837-3097
Awesome Vancouver Homeschoolers
AVH is an awesomely accepting, secular and LGBT-friendly homeschool support and field trip group open to homeschooling families in the Vancouver area.
AWOL (A Way of Life) Homeschoolers (Naselle-Grays River)
Contact: Sherrie Sandell – firstname.lastname@example.org – (360) 484-3264
Address: 52 Upper Naselle Rd, Naselle, WA 98638
Classical Conversations of Woodland (serving the Woodland, La Center, Kalama areas)
Clark County Home Educators (Vancouver)
Clark County Homeschoolers
An online support group for all religions and schooling styles
Clark County Homeschool Teens
Contact: Debbie Crane – (360) 885-3089
ExCel Academic League (EXplore, Create, Enjoy, Learn)
(Clark County/Vancouver area)
Contact: Ann Williams – email@example.com – (360) 571-0718
Address: P.O. Box 451 Washougal, WA 98671
Contact: Kathy Strano – (360) 686-3701
Address: 20011 NE 362nd St, Yacolt, WA 98675
First Class Clark County (serving Vancouver/Clark County, WA)
Contact: Heidi St. John – firstname.lastname@example.org
First Class Homeschool (Cowlitz County)
Gentle Rain Homeschool Group
Contact: Janet Weidman, email@example.com
Lisa, (503) 861-3135
Gifted and Talented in Portland/Vancouver and Surrounding Areas
Parenting is difficult enough, but raising a gifted child can be outright exhausting! In an effort to provide community (connect with each other, ask questions, share information, schedule socials/meetings/gatherings, etc.), support and resources for parents of gifted children.
Girl Scouts gives girls in K-12th grade access to life-changing experiences that inspire them to do something big. Each Girl Scout designs fun and challenging activities that empower her to discover her world and herself, connect with others, and take action to make the world a better place. Annual membership is only $15. Financial assistance is available for optional materials such as uniforms, books, workshops, etc.
Liahona Home Educators of SW Washington
NOVAH (Network of Vancouver Area Homeschoolers)
Smoothing the Way (For homeschoolers in their first year – Clark County area)
THANKS (Long Beach Peninsula)
Contact: Ann Wiegardt – (360) 665-6056
Address: Ocean Park, WA 98640