WHO Region 6
Island and Snohomish Counties
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
4-H of Snohomish County
4-H is the largest youth development organization in the U.S. Many homeschoolers have discovered that 4-H is a great platform for their education. The Snohomish County 4-H program offers members student-led learning opportunities, choice of subject matter, leadership practice, public speaking experience, university-approved curriculum, volunteer and staff resources, and optional opportunities for competition. If you have a homeschool group that would like to form a 4-H club, or if you want to connect with existing clubs, just contact our office. 4-H is operated here under the authority of WSU Extension, with support from Snohomish County.
Apples of Gold Speech and Debate Club (Bothell/Lynnwood/Edmonds)
Apples of Gold is a Lincoln Douglas (1 vs 1 values) debate club. No experience is necessary. We are committed to helping students achieve their goals and grow in skill, knowledge, and confidence throughout the year. Students are encouraged to work together and spur one another on, building leadership experience, and teamwork. One of the great aspects of values debate is the deep thought and discussion it encourages. Students aged 12-18 can find new philosophical depths and examples throughout the year, but the amount of time and effort required is flexible since success is based upon the goals and interests of the student. Meetings are Mondays 3:30pm-6:30pm in the Bothell/Woodinville area. The cost is $75 per student per semester.
Christian Homeschooler of Marysville.
We meet Fridays at Marysville Foursquare Church. We offer two term during the school, Fall, which run for 10 weeks and Spring, which is 11. Parents teach a wide range of interest lead classes from a Christian world view and we often have opportunity for field trips as well as social gatherings for families.
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
HEARTS (North King, South Snohomish Counties)
HEARTS is a group created and run by homeschooling parents wanting to enhance their own homeschooling journey, share local resources, and make new friends. It is also a great place to learn more about homeschooling options and find other families to share stories with and bounce ideas off of. HEARTS is welcoming to all homeschooling families including unschoolers, those following a curriculum, those pursuing home education with special needs children, and those with children that have diverse learning styles. HEARTS offers weekly social and educational activities for our families.
HOME (Home Oriented Meaningful Education – Bothell/Lynnwood)
Established in 1986, Home Oriented Meaningful Education (H.O.M.E.) is a Christian support group of over 100 homeschooling families living primarily in the North King and South Snohomish county area of Washington State.
We offer monthly Kids’ Day field trips or events as well as monthly Teen events to foster social and educational growth & camaraderie. Our members enjoy Woodland Park Zoo and Pacific Science Center free entry and
significant discounts to special exhibits. A monthly newsletter of our group and community happenings and and a high school graduation ceremony and senior class experience are a couple of other valued benefits.
Annual membership dues are $35 from June1 to Oct. 31 and $45 Nov. 1 to May 31. Our membership year runs from
June 1 to May 31.
While the activities and publications of this group are inherently Christian in nature, everyone, regardless of belief or creed, is welcome to attend events and apply for membership.
Homeschool Christian Community of Everett (We meet in the Casino Road area of Everett)
Homeschool Connections is a Christian organization that provides educational classes and support to the local homeschool community.The classes run for 32 weeks from September through May. We have classes on Mondays at Northlake Christian Church in Bothell/Lynnwood area and Wednesdays at Woodinville Alliance Church in Woodinville. On Mondays we have classes for preschool through high school. On Wednesdays, we target middle and high school ages and have some classes for younger students. Parents are required to be on site with their children and each family is given an organizational job.
Homeschool Kids Elementary Age Group (Lynnwood)
We are seeking to make a community of homeschool families in the area so that kids can form friendships and bonds with other kids who are also homeschooled. We will have weekly get togethers with planned activities including art, music and dramatic play as well as planned field trips. Parents can share homeschool ideas and encourage one another.
Homeschooling His Way Christian Educators Support & Activities Group
Homeschooling in Christ/Christian Homeschooling Fellowship (Snohomish County)
LEAF is a tribe of families supporting each other in this homeschool journey! LEAF offers inspiring mentors, affordable pricing, lifelong friendships and a community for the whole family. Some of what we do includes, Classes for kids 0-17, Park Days, Student Council, Field Trips, Formal Family Ball, Bookclubs, Christmas Party, Spelling Bee, Yearbook, Family Field Day, Shakespeare Production
Lighthouse Homeschoolers (Snohomish)
Contact: RuthAnn Hoeglund – Latte4me2@hoeglund.com
LINK Homeschool Group
Our Lady of Guadalupe Home Educators (Snohomish and North King Counties)
We meet on most 4th Sunday evenings at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Everett.
We offer support in the areas of home education, growth in living the Catholic faith, and in our vocation as parents. We provide this primarily through monthly support group meetings, social events revolving around the liturgical year, and providing others the opportunity to meet people with similar faith, values, and interests.
Contact: email@example.com for more information about meeting dates, times, and event information.
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.
SEQUOIA Homeschool Enrichment Program (North King, South Snohomish Counties)
SEQUOIA is a secular homeschool enrichment program which offers a variety of classes for homeschoolers.
Sno-King Homeschool Activities Group
Snohomish Teens ( Snohomish and Monroe)
We are an all inclusive support group offering social activities for teens/ tweens.
Contact: Lucy Johnston – firstname.lastname@example.org
“The Pilgrims” Singing Group for High School Boys (Bothell)
An opportunity for high school age boys to get some choral experience. Living Hope Church in Bothell. Our practices are on Tuesday nights at 7PM to 8:15PM
Trestle Homeschool Association (Snohomish County/Everett)
Trestle Homeschool Association is a non-profit group whose purpose is to provide a positive atmosphere to share information, resources, curricula ideas, testing information; to offer encouragement, support, and an arena to share experiences and challenges unique to homeschoolers as defined by Washington’s Home-Based Instruction Law. Our membership includes families with a wide variety of reasons for, and methods of, homeschooling. THA extends membership to any family regardless of the method they choose to educate their children.
Wilderness Awareness School
Wilderness Awareness School’s Homeschool Programs for ages 4 – 18 have cultivated young people’s understanding and appreciation of nature, community and self. We offer a variety of camps and courses during the summer and school year for children and teens. Nature Preschool and Youth School for Ages 4-13.
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.
Contact: Brandie Booth – email@example.com