Support Groups

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)
bltenney@yahoo.com

 


North Idaho Home Educators Association (NIHEA)
North Idaho

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)
NIHEA Website

 


Clark Fork Valley Christian Homeschoolers (CFVCH)
North Idaho

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

 


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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.
Contact: havenhomeschoolers@yahoo.com

 


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.
Contact: kgasper2@yahoo.com

 


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

Contact Liberty Homeschool Blogspot

 


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

 


IdaHome Educators
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.

IdaHomeEducators Website

 


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Boise Area

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, galloway@ruralnetwork.net

 


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).
Contact: http://sites.google.com/site/cheerhomeschool/

 


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)
Treasure Valley

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.
Contact: groups.yahoo.com/group/CHEofTV/

 


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
Contact: firmfoundationsdc@gmail.com

 


SELAH of Idaho
Meridian Area

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/selahid

Contact: Angela Snodgrass (208) 871-5944, Kim Slazas (208) 994-9720,
or Randi Sanders (208) 559-4007.
Email Us at  selahidaho@yahoo.com

Committed to helping parents fulfill their God-given right and responsibility to educate their own children.