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LOCAL HOMESCHOOL RESOURCES

*This is by no means an exhaustive list of the wonderful opportunities available in the Bryan College Station area. If you know of a co-op or a group that we have missed, please email us, as we would love to add it to the list!

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Homeschool Resource List for the Brazos Valley & Beyond

 

General Texas State Homeschooling Information:

Texas Home School Coalition: Texas State homeschool laws, withdrawal from public school, getting started with homeschooling
www.THSC.org

 

CHC Remind App for members: 
https://www.remind.com/join/chcbryan

For CHC Teachers: 

https://www.remind.com/join/chcteac

 

 

 

BCS-HEART Email Loop

 B-CS Heart Homeschool Loop 

(email loop for the purpose of sharing of ANY information pertinent to homeschoolers) 

To subscribe to the email loop, send an email: 

bcs-heartnetwork+subscribe@googlegroups.com.

 

fs-bcs-heartnetwork+subscribe@googlegroups.com

From the moderator: Please watch for the auto-send file that goes out to all new member applicants, answer and return it to us, and provide us with critical information that tells us you are real, safe and local.

In this email group , we request specific information about the potential new members, including how many children they have, ages, how they heard about us, phone number and where they live.

 

Homeschool Resources and Activities 

Community Homeschool Center (this website)
communityhomeschoolcenter.org

Facebook Page

Mentor Program, Homeschool Clubs, Home school Classes and free, fun stuff
Meets on Wednesdays at Legends Events Center in Bryan, Texas

 

Co-ops (Family input required): 

Brazos Classical Academy

www.brazosclassicalacademy.org

Please look at the website for contact information

 

Brazos Valley Charlotte Mason Co-Op

Meets every other Friday September-May. Nature walks, nature journaling, poetry, and field trips for families using Charlotte Mason's methods & philosophy. Please contact amberjoycollier@gmail.com if interested. 

 

Beyond Appearances Co-op

meets Thursdays at Westminster Presbyterian Church 

contact: Glynda Bricker  email: brickerfam8@yahoo.com

1st grade-12th grade

Classical Conversations

Classical Education based on the Trivium

www.classicalconversations.com  four locations

website for contact information

Brazos Valley Christian Co-op

 www.homeschool.life.com

contact: Jennifer Ann Hobson at jahobson@gmail.com 

Scale How Cottage School/Co-op

A communication cooperative of Charlotte Mason educators. Offering nature days, Mother Culture, and bi-monthly structured school days. Learn more at the website or contact soulcreativearts@gmail.com. Enrollment for the cottage school takes place in April. Click here for more information.
Join in for nature days and Mother Culture anytime throughout the year. 

 

 

Academic Classes (Family input not required):

Community Homeschool Center

Paid and Free Clubs and Classes

www.communityhomeschoolcenter.org 

 

HopeWell Academy: Meeting the unique developmental and educational needs of children www.hopewellday.org

 

One Day Academy

www.onedayacdemy.com - BCS link

classes in various subjects for all grade levels

ODA BCS Facebook Page

email: bryancollegestation.oda@gmail.com

One Day Academy Online Facebook Group

 

KOR Education School

offers a half-day academic program 

www.koreducation.org 

 

Oakwell Academy

 www.oakwellacademy.org 

 

 

 

Extra Activities / Tools / Educational Classes and Groups

 

PGM Choirs (chimes, handbells, choirs)

meets every other Friday at Emmanuel Baptist Church

Handbells — Ages 14+

Chimes (beginners and advanced) — Ages 9-13

Younger Choir — Ages 5-9

Little Bells — Ages 5-8

Older Choir — Ages 10+

Madrigals (audition only)

Moms’ bells and ensemble

Two concerts a year

contact Leelian Quek at mrslquek@gmail.com 

 

American Heritage Girls Troops

 www.ahgonline.org contact: Toni Eubanks toni@tamu.edu

 

Trail-Life Scouts Boys 

Scouting group www.traillifeusa.com

 

Aggieland Homeschool Athletics

Christian Homeschool Sports Organization

www.aggielandhomeschool.com

Brazos Valley Christian Athletics (BVCA) 

Brazos Valley Battlehawks.

BVCAbattlehawks.com

Beyond the Box Homeschoolers of BCS - Meet Ups & Support (Facebook Group)

A homeschool group for families local to the Bryan/College Station area. The group is open to all homeschool styles, philosophies, and personal beliefs. The group will host/help plan play dates, meet ups, field trips, learning opportunities, and family/parent activities.

Brazos Valley Christian Home Educators Association 

Sports, Six-Man Football Spelling Bee, Honor Society

Mustang Athletics Facebook Page

www.bvchea.org

 

Brazos Valley Rhetoric Club 

Speech and Debate for Homeschoolers

www.bcsspeechanddebate.com 

national group ncfca.org 

Code Ninjas:
Summer Session
s, Homeschool Classes, Discounts, and More. (Computer coding, Computer Science, + FUN!)

Avante Garde-College Prep

www.avantgardeprep.com

 

Blinn Dual Enrollment

https://www.blinn.edu/dual_credit/

Mathnasium in Bryan, Mathnasium In College Station 

Whether your child is struggling with math or loving it and wanting more, we can help! We are open for in-center as well as online sessions. We start with a free Math Skills Assessment, then build a customized learning plan specifically designed for your child's needs & goals. K-12, SAT/ACT/TSI/ASVAB/GED prep, college prep, homework/homeschool support - we can help your child to love math and be successful!

For more information about our program, or to schedule a Free Math Skills Assessment, give us a call: 979-221-1558

Purple Turtle Art Studio

Amazing art classes for all ages and medium

https://purpleturtleartstudio.com/

 

Even More Resources: 

Robotics: robotics@grantinnovation.com

Civil Air Patrol  tx041cap.org 

4-H http://texas4-h.tamu.edu 

Texas Homeschool Coalition thsc.org

National Homeschool Advocates since 1983  https://hslda.org/content/ 

 

After Graduation:

www.collegeforalltexans.com

this website lists all 2 and 4 colleges in Texas

search “degree program” to find all the majors offered in Texas

 

FIELD TRIPS :

Blue Baker tour & make your own bread 

HEB

The Farm Patch

The Eagle--only older students

KBTX or other TV Studio

Peace 107

Sheriff's Office

Landfill(aka dump)

Water treatment plant

Franklin Safari

Cinemark

Brazos Valley Children's Museum-www.cmbv.org

Bird/nature watching - one option is www.riobrazosaudubon.org

Splash pad or pool

trail walk/nature scavenger hunt

 library(see the behind the scenes of book sorting, circulation, etc?)

Hearne Train Depot

Brazos Valley Natural History Museum in Bryan

Airport - Hearne, Bryan, or College Station

Butterfly release

Brazos Valley Symphony - attend a rehearsal?

Theater performance for those interested in drama

DeZavala Vineyards - between Franklin & Marquez

 

Out of town Field Trips:

Blue Bell Ice cream plant in Brenham

Planetarium - Killeen http://www.starsatnight.org/

Dr Pepper Museum - Waco

Mayborn Museum-Waco--EXCELLENT Children Museum and the big kids had a great time as well. http://www.baylor.edu/mayborn/

Cameron Park Zoo-Waco--great, small zoo. They have some tours and programs

Corn Maze/hay ride/pumpkin patch - Brenham- http://www.brazosvalleymaize.com/

More field trip ideas here: http://aspiredliving.net/2013/10/14/field-trips-central-texas/

Local FOOD PANTRIES

Brazos Church Pantry until 2:40 pm

And

Salvation Army until 3 pm

 

 

Brazos Church Pantry 979-822-2660

304 A W. 26th St, Bryan

Mon & Wed 1-2:30 pm, Tues, Thurs or Fri 9:30-11 am, Sat. 10 am -11:30 am

 

The Bridge Ministries 979-704-6037

408 E 24th St., Bryan

Thursday 5:00pm-6:30pm

 

First Baptist Church (CS) 979-696-7000

2300 Welsh College Station

Thursday 9:30a-12:30p

 

Lincoln House of Hope 979-693-0400

1013 Eleanor College Station

2nd Friday of the month

8:30-10:00am

 

Salvation Army 979-361-0618

2506 Cavitt Ave, Bryan

Wednesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

 

Brazos Valley Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry

The Boys and Girls Club of the Brazos Valley

1910 Beck Street, Bryan, Texas 77803

4th Saturday of the month (starts on June 25, 2022)

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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