WHO Region 10

Pierce County

The following groups or individuals have contacted WHO offering their local support groups or co-ops 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.  Please note  that this page is for support groups, if you have an actual business, we have advertising opportunities on our website. Thank you.

Inclusion on these lists does not represent an endorsement or recommendation by WHO.

WHO Contact Information

Homeschooling Questions: WHOContact@washhomeschool.org
For Website Updates please email WHOOffice@washhomeschool.org


ACTS Homeschool Group- Tacoma

ACTS Homeschool Group exists to glorify God by providing support,  encouragement, and opportunities to homeschooling families.

Website: www.ACTSHomeschool.com

Email:  actshomeschooltacoma@gmail.com


Classical Conversations — Lakewood/Tacoma/Milton Area
Contact: Holly McFarlin, Support Representative

Classical Conversations — Graham/Roy/Yelm/East Olympia Area 
Contact: Sarah Cain, Support Representative

Eatonville Leadership Academy (Graham)

Location: New Life Fellowship 10209 299th St E, Graham, WA 98338
Class Meeting Date and Time: Fridays at 10am – 1pm
Includes classes for ages 5-18, and a nursery for the younger ones as well as book club for parents.  

Families Inspiring Leaders Academy (FILA)
We are a K-12 cooperative using the principles of leadership education found in A Thomas Jefferson Education.  We offer great classes for all ages on Thursdays in Tacoma, WA from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m September through May.  Our website is: www.filacommonwealth.org

Girl Scouts

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.
Visit our website at: www.GirlScoutsWW.org
Contact us at: 800-541-9852 – comdevsouth@girlscoutsww.org

HSA Pierce Co. (Homeschoolers’ Support Association)

Website: www.hsawa.org
Address: PO Box 58351 Tukwila, WA 98138
Call: (425) 687-1449
Email: HSA-Pierce-@yahoogroups.com

HSA – Teen Scene (Burien, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Renton, Issaquah, Pierce Co)

This group is created by Teens for Teens with our parents help. We meet to play games, watch movies, go hiking, learn together, and go on field trips.
Contact: HSATeens@yahoogroup.com or call (425) 687-1449.

Harbor Christian Homeschool Co-op

We offer enrichment classes to independent homeschoolers. We meet Mondays, starting in September through May at Fox Island Alliance Church.
Find us on Facebook or our website, www.harborchristianhomeschool.org, for contact information and registration details.

Homeschool MeetUp of Pierce & Thurston County (HMPTC)
Our diverse homeschool group offers open ended group opportunities for activities, field trips, outings and small group workshops for homeschool families of all styles. Join in on monthly activities like Writer’s Workshops for middle/high school or elementary, Nature Journal Group, Art Club, Book Groups, Teen Night Out, Running/Hiking Club, Teen Photography Club, LARPing group, field day, holiday celebrations, outdoor recreation, group camping trips, etc. Pick and choose from a variety of field trips, outings, and community group events.  We also have support activities throughout the year for homeschool families like Parent Night Out, Curriculum Night, etc. Our wonderful group of homeschool families are part of an established group with a large range of ages, we are very active and filled with fantastic families who support brand new homeschooling families to the most experienced of homeschooling families!  http://www.meetup.com/HomeschoolMPTC/

H.O.P.E. Homeschool Co-op is located at Puyallup Community Baptist Church,  1318 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA 98371
We meet Fridays from 9:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., September through April.
Website: www.hopehomeschool.com
Contact: (253) 298-0637

Learning Outside The Box

An energetic group of homeschoolers of all ages, dedicated to building a social community and supporting each other in all areas of life as a homeschooling family.
Facebook:  Facebook.com/groups/learningoutsidethebox

Moms That Homeschool

Website: www.groups.yahoo.com/group/Moms-That-Homeschool
Contact: Yolanda Gaston – (360) 633-7533

Mountain to Mountain Homeschool Club

We are a group dedicated to serving ALL homeschoolers/unschoolers in the East Lewis County/South Pierce County Area. Are you from Packwood, Randle, Glenoma, Morton, Mossyrock, Salkum, Onalaska, Mineral, Elbe, Eatonville or Ashford? Join us on Facebook!
Contact: Genny Greiter – (360) 496-0524 – genevieve.greiter@gmail.com.

Muslim Homeschoolers


P.A.T.C.H. Co-op (Pierce and Thurston Community Homeschoolers Co-op)

PATCH is an inclusive homeschool group where each member’s beliefs and racial and cultural background are respected and valued at all of our activities and in all our gatherings. We seek to encourage a close-knit, active group by offering weekly co-op classes, field trips, and other opportunities for homeschooling families, in order to create lasting and supportive relationships. Because PATCH strives to minimize the cost of classes and activities, we rely on the volunteer efforts of our members who serve in administrative, teaching, and auxiliary roles. We aspire to establish and foster an effective relationship between military and civilian homeschoolers with the goal of helping current and incoming JBLM homeschooling families find timely and easily-accessed homeschool support in the larger community.
Website: www.homeschool-life.com/wa/patch
Email: patch.coop@gmail.com

Parkland/Graham Cub Scouts

Contact: Kimberly Swetland (Cubmaster) – kim_swetland@yahoo.com – 253-222-4695
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/cubscoutpack444wa/

Peer to Peer

Teen Home School Group that meets at the Spanaway/Parkland Library meeting room.
This group is based on peer teaching and each activity will be lead by one or more of the students and supervised by one or more adults.
Contact: Leslie Riekena – lcriekena@comcast.net for more information

Pierce County Homeschool Support

PCHS is a diverse group of homeschooling parents in and around Pierce
County, WA. We include and celebrate families across the spectrum of
homeschooling styles and philosophies, and have no official political,
philosophical, or religious orientation. PCHS exists both as an active
online resource and an IRL (in real life) source as a place for
homeschoolers to play, learn, and relax with each other in a context
where homeschooling is the primary common denominator.
Website: www.groups.yahoo.com/group/PierceCountyHomeSchoolers
Contact: PierceCountyHomeSchoolers-owner@yahoogroups.com


Pierce County Homeschoolers For Life
A group of homeschooled teens who are standing up against abortion.Our mission is to help to end abortion in Washington state, and to ensure that every pre-born child has the right to life,liberty,and the pursuit of happiness. We have monthly meetings,as well as events throughout the year.

Contact: pchomeschoolersforlife@gmail.com

Facebook:: Pierce County Homeschoolers For Life

South Sound Homeschool Co-op

We are located in Puyallup and looking for new families with children ages 3-12. We meet Tuesdays from 9:30 to 12:00.
Contact: Anne Eugenio – eugenio_anne@yahoo.com

South Tacoma Cub Scouts

Contact: Jodi Collins – jodi@harbornet.com – 253-732-9141


Saint Thomas More Home Educators (STMHE)
A Catholic homeschooling group serving all of Western Washington, welcome all Catholic homeschoolers, with a particular focus on the greater Puget Sound area.
As home educators, our purpose is to provide support, assistance, advocacy, and education for parents, and educational opportunities for our children.

Sign up for our group email:  https://groups.io/g/STMHE

St. Joseph Home Educators

Website: http://saintjosephhomeschool.blogspot.com
Email: saintjosephhomeschoolgroup@gmail.com 
Contact: Christine Boyle – 253-839-8090

TMI: Teens with Medical Issues

Are you (or do you know) a teen whose medical issues prevent him/her from fully participating in school? Let’s get together for some safe social time.

Our first meetup is at Round Table Pizza (7921 S. Hosmer) during   pizza and salad bar time ($10.50 pizza & salad/$9 pizza only). Wednesday, January 16, 2019 11:30-1:00. Parents welcome—at a different table.

Interested, but can’t go? E-mail familycwln3@hotmail.com

Wild+Free South Sound Explorers
FREE nature play group that meets every Wednesday and Friday morning (9:30-12) around the South Sound area for kids of all ages to play outside, rain or shine!

Wholehearted Homeschool Support Group (Spanaway)

Contact: Patty Taylor – patty@allenstech.com – (253) 535-180

Wonder Excursions (Field Trip Club)

We are an OPEN to ALL Homeschoolers Field Trip Club, one stop shopping for fun, cool, educational excursions! This club is a place to plan, organize, discuss, advertise, and review – classes, seminars, camps, plays, performances and anything we feel classifies as “field trips”. Our goal is to continue exposing our home schooled children to the wonders of our cities, towns and the state of Washington.
Website: www.wonderexcursions-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Contact: Brandie Booth, Moderator