Regional Support Groups
Below is a list of homeschool support groups throughout the state of Idaho. It is divided into three groups: Northern Idaho Area; Eastern Idaho Area; and Boise Area. If you have organized a group of Christian homeschoolers and would like to be included in this list, please send the information to CHOIS.
Northern Idaho Area Eastern Idaho Area Boise Area
Northern Idaho Area
Homeschool Organization of Parent Educators (HOPE of the Palouse)
Moscow/Pullman and surrounding areas
HOPE of the Palouse is a Christian Support Network for homeschoolers in the Palouse region, by way of a monthly newsletter that contains activities, events, articles, and contact numbers for periodic get-together’s and meetings.
Since the HOPE Newsletter is a ministry, and free of charge to area homeschoolers, we reserve the right to edit articles or deny publication and advertising.
Contact: HOPE of the Palouse
Barry & Linda Tenney
1505 East 5th Street
Moscow, ID 83843
208 882-1049 (message phone)
North Idaho Home Educators Association (NIHEA)
NIHEA is a local Christian Support group in North Idaho. We invite you to visit us or attend an event.
PO Box 2885
Hayden, Idaho 83815
Phone & Fax: 206-984-4420
(Please leave a message and we will return your call)
Clark Fork Valley Christian Homeschoolers (CFVCH)
To offer encouragement, share information and provide times of fellowship for Christian homeschool families. Monthly assemblies with public speaking opportunities for the students, family get-togethers and community service projects. Monthly newsletter via email or USPS.
Contact: Susan Young, 264-5355
Eastern Idaho Area
Haven Homeschoolers of Mountain Home
Serving Mountain Home and surrounding areas
Our group meets the first Tuesday of each month (Sep-May). We are comprised of Christian families dedicated to homeschooling. Our goal for Haven Homeschoolers is parental support through meetings and the email support group and family support activities that provide family interaction such as: monthly bowling, swimming and park days, yearly Academic Fair, Field Day and opportunities for service projects throughout the school year.
Pocatello Christian Homeschoolers (PCH)
South East Idaho
Pocatello Christian Homeschoolers exists to encourage and support homeschooling families in Pocatello and surrounding communities of South East Idaho. We welcome all homeschoolers regardless of their religious beliefs but we do not promote or engage in any activities that would violate biblical standards.
Magic Valley Home Educators (MVHE)
All of the Magic Valley
MVHE is a network of support, encouragement and information for Magic Valley’s homeschool families. MVHE is dedicated to building a firm foundation for learning based on Godly principles.
Contact: Angie Pullin (208) 423-5337
Liberty Homeschool Group
Serving Twin Falls and Magic Valley Areas
Eagle Rock Christian Homeschool Association (ERCHA)
Serving Idaho Falls and Magic Valley Areas
It is the desire of ERCHA to provide Christian encouragement, support and resources for fellow homeschoolers, as well as provide opportunities for socialization and recreation for homeschooled children.
Contact: Kristine Haas (208) 542-2738
Serving Rigby/Rexburg area
IdaHome Educators is an association of homeschooling families in southeast Idaho. We meet for monthly activities, distribute a newsletter, and host weekly events such as a mothers’ study group, teen literature group, Co-op, Keepers at Home meetings, and more. We welcome homeschoolers of all faiths, with the understanding that ours is an organization of religious families where all members’ beliefs are respected and taken into consideration as we plan activities and meetings.
Christian Homeschool Association of Malheur & Payette Counties (CHAMP)
Payette and Washington Counties (Idaho), Malheur County, (Oregon) and surrounding areas
Since 1986, the Christian Homeschool Association of Malheur & Payette counties (CHAMP) has been dedicated to serving the Lord by equipping families as they teach their children at home. CHAMP families enjoy an informative monthly newsletter, fellowship, field trips, seminars, cooperative teaching efforts, organized sports, (flag football, volleyball, girls & boys basketball), annual graduation ceremonies, e-mail support, and more.
Contact: Jennifer and Kraig Galloway 642-2293, firstname.lastname@example.org
Christian Home Educators Encouraging & Resourcing one another (CHEER)
Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Kuna, Nampa, and the surrounding Treasure Valley area
CHEER (formerly called CHEM-K & Beyond) is a Treasure Valley Christian support group aimed at encouraging and resourcing homeschool families. Those who are led by the Lord Jesus Christ to home educate their children are welcome to attend monthly support group meetings, field trips, and bimonthly co-op classes (ie. choir, science, art). The monthly support group meeting is designed to keep home educators focused on the Lord, provide encouragement (through prayer, fellowship, and devotions), and help resource one another (through the use of a well established library, speakers, discussion groups, and videos).
Gem County Christian Homeschoolers
Emmett Valley and surrounding area
GCCH’s purpose is to support and represent the homeschooling community in a manner that honors Jesus Christ. We try to provide a network for: supporting and encouraging parents, exchanging teaching techniques and curriculum, field trips, public awareness, and group activities for our children.
Contact: Marcie Rae (208) 365-3852
Homeschool Family Fellowship
Caldwell, Greenleaf, Wilder, Homedale, Parma, and beyond
Homeschooling families meeting together for an academic co-op, fieldtrips, and sports opportunities weekly in Greenleaf. Christian families with children all ages through high school are welcome to participate and contribute.
Contact: Cherie Rubens (208) 455-0987
Catholic Home Educators of Treasure Valley (CHEofTV)
We are an egroup of Catholic Christian families who homeschool or are investigating homeschooling. We share ideas and resources, list upcoming events and field trips, and support each other in the efforts we all are making to educate our children at home spiritually, intellectually and physically.
Firm Foundation Speech & Debate Club
Treasure Valley/Meridian Area
Our club is a place for Christian home schooled students, ages 12-18, to develop speech and debate skills. We seek to equip our students to become Godly servant leaders who will impact the world for Christ and bring glory to God.
Firm Foundation Speech & Debate Club
SELAH of Idaho
SELAH (Supporting & Encouraging Local Area Homeschoolers) exists to support, encourage and connect families on their homeschool journey. It is our goal to help facilitate opportunities for families to build lasting friendships while enhancing their homeschooling experience. To learn more about us, visit our website: selahidaho.wix.com/
Contact: Angela Snodgrass (208) 871-5944, Kim Slazas (208) 994-9720,
or Randi Sanders (208) 559-4007.
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