Nevada Homeschool Groups & Co-ops
There are a large number of homeschool groups in Nevada. Regardless of where you live, how long you’ve been homeschooling, or how long you’ve lived in the state, these groups were created to help families just like yours. Through support, events, classes, and other opportunities, homeschool groups and co-ops throughout the state offer the encouragement and resources to help homeschoolers stay focused on their journey.
While most homeschool groups and co-ops are open to the vast majority of families, there are some that cater to certain religious beliefs, special needs, and cities. No matter where you live in the Silver State, a homeschool group is definitely worth looking into, as it can help enrich your homeschool and give you and your children the chance to get meet other like-minded families. Keep reading to learn more about the homeschool support groups and co-ops in Nevada, and how they can benefit your family.
Nevada Homeschool Support Groups
Families who make the decision to homeschool face their fair share of challenges along their journey. Having a strong support system can make all the difference by providing the guidance and encouragement needed to get through those trying times. Nevada homeschool support groups help families by providing resources and guidance, as well as tons of socialization opportunities for students.
Most homeschool support groups are run by homeschooling parents who volunteer their time. Many of these parents teach classes, which can be a huge help for challenging subjects or topics that are better taught in a group setting. Below are a few of the homeschool support groups in Nevada.
Nevada Homeschool Co-ops
A homeschool co-op (cooperative), similar to a homeschool support group, is designed to provide support to families in the form of resources, group learning opportunities and more. A co-op is made up of families who meet on a regular basis and work together to achieve a shared goal(s). Homeschool co-ops usually tend to have more of an educational focus, while support groups are usually more about social interaction. However, both of these offers tons of benefits to homeschoolers.
Nevada has several co-ops available for homeschooling families. One of them is I.M.P.A.C.T Co-op. Located in the Reno/Sparks area in the western portion of the state, I.M.P.A.C.T. offers weekly classes for student in a number of subjects. Every family is required to participate each week by either teaching a class or simply helping out in the classroom. Another option is the Eagle Co-op in Northern Nevada. They offer classes for children as young as preschool all through high school. Classes in a number of different topics are offered including Spanish, dance, creative writing, speech, and more.
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Benefits of Joining a Homeschool Group or Co-op
The perks of joining a homeschool group or co-op are many. Connecting with other families and sharing advice can help motivate both you and your children. For parents and students alike, these groups are often the start of lifelong friendships and fun memories. Other benefits include:
- Group discounts for field trips
- Sharing resources, advice and tips with other homeschoolers
- Classes and special events like dances and graduations
- Socialization opportunities for students
- Organized academic clubs and sports
Additional Resources for Homeschooling in Nevada
Have other questions about homeschooling in Nevada? You may find the following pages helpful.
- Homeschooling in Nevada
- Nevada Homeschooling Laws
- Nevada Homeschool Associations
- Homeschool Field Trips in Nevada
- Unit Study Supplement: Facts About Nevada
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