Resources

*This is my no means an exhaustive list of the wonderful opportunities available in the B/CS 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!

Homeschool Resource List for the 

Brazos Valley & Beyond

General Homeschooling Information:

Texas Home School Coalition: laws, withdrawal, getting started
www.THSC.org


CHC Homeschool E-Loop (Yahoo Group):

POST: communityhomeschoolcenter@yahoogroups.com

Subscribe :communityhomeschoolcenter-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Unsubscribe :communityhomeschoolcenter-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com

List Owner :communityhomeschoolcenter-owner@yahoogroups.com


B-CS Heart Homeschool Loop (Yahoo Group)
Yahoo email loop for the purpose of sharing information pertinent to local homeschoolers
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/BCS-HEARTnetwork/info
To subscribe: bcs-heartnetwork-subscribe@yahoogroups.com


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Classes    

Community Homeschool Center
homeschool classes, First Fridays, field trips, clubs
located: Life Church, 725 E Villa Maria Rd, Bryan, TX 77802
www.communityhomeschoolcenter.com
Facebook Page


One Day Academy
meets on Tuesday at Aldersgate Methodist Church
www.onedayacademy.com


Wendy Lee Art Camps
wendylee.art@gmail.com


Dance/Tumbling Classes BCS Dance and Tumbling
Amber Collier at amberjcollier@hotmail.com


Voice and acting lessons
Tonya Cooper
thatstonyasworld@yahoo.com


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Co-ops

"PEP" Co-op – "Preparing & Equipping with a Purpose"
Offers PE, Science, Writing, and Electives.
Alice Lawrence
http://www.pepbcs.weebly.com/


BCA Co-op
Meets at Westminster Presbyterian
Rachelle Boe


Beyond Appearances Co-op
Thursdays at Westminster
Glynda Bricker 


BVCHEA: Brazos Valley Christian Home Educators Association
Various Sports, Graduation
http://bvchea.com/


Classical Conversations –
Classical Education Co-op based on the Trivium
https://www.classicalconversations.com


FEET  Co-op– park days and monthly field trips
See Facebook page to join or talk to Candy Langsford


Hope CLA (Christian Learning Academy)
Meets Mondays @ the CHC (middle room), from 10-12:00
Currently offering: Middle School Geography, music & social interaction
http://www.hopecla.org/

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Nontraditional Schools

KOR Education School offers a half-day academic program
http://www.koreducation.org/


Oakwell Academy
www.oakwellacademy.org
Also on Facebook

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College Prep:

Avant Garde Prep (college prep)
SAT, ACT, Consultation
http://avantgardeprep.com/
1920 West Villa Maria, Ste. #305-4,
 Bryan, TX 77807


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Extra-Curriculars & Clubs:

American Heritage Girls – Christian Scouting for Girls

meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 6:30pm at the CHC
http://www.ahgonline.org/


Aggieland Homeschool Association
Christian Homeschool Sports Group
Basketball contact April Gilliland lecontelovers@msn.com
Volleyball contact Martha Klatt mandmklatt@verizon.net
Track and field contact Danielle Lyon dlyon77@gmail.com
Six man football contact Lisa LaFollette lafollettecrew@yahoo.com
www.aggielandhomeschool.com


Brazos Valley Christian Home Educators Association
Sports, Spelling Bee, Honor Society
www.bvchea.com


Brazos Valley Rhetoric Club
www.bcsspeechanddebate.com
Leslie Hicks  leslie.lohelanihicks@gmail.com


Homeschool Swim Team
Contact: Glenn Williams  (979) 204-2340
glenncwilliams@ymail.com
Swim team meets M-F from 7:30-9:30 at Aeorofit


Trail Life USA –Christian Scouting for boys

meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 6:30pm at the CHC
http://www.traillifeusa.com/


PGM Choir
meets every other Friday At Emmanuel Baptist Church in Bryan Free
Active for over 15 years
Two concerts a year
handbells for kids as well as Moms
2 singing choirs ages 4+ and 10+
contact Loretta Bender at lpbender@verizon.net
North Gate Polyphony
youth choir for 6th -12th grades
See their Facebook page
Meets at A&M Methodist on Wednesday from 4:30-6:00


Quad County Scorpions
www.teamscorpions.com
marvin-clement@hotmail.com
Girls Jr High Volleyball & Basketball
Boys Jr High Basketball
Boys 6-man Football
Serving: Milano, Rockdale, Cameron, Hearne, Caldwell, Gause


4-H
http://texas4-h.tamu.edu


Robotics
brazosbest.com

Home School Information Zone (HSIZ)
Hosts various events throughout the year
contact:
BCS_New-B@hsiz.org


FIELD TRIPS (Stay tuned! Links are coming. For now…. Google is your friend.)

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

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/