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):

This email loop is for activities happening at the CHC.

POST: communityhomeschoolcenter@yahoogroups.com

Subscribe :communityhomeschoolcenter-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Unsubscribe :communityhomeschoolcenter-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com

List Owner :communityhomeschoolcenter-owner@yahoogroups.com


Email Loop

 B-CS Heart Homeschool Loop 

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

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/BCS-HEARTnetwork/info

to subscribe: bcs-heartnetwork-subscribe@yahoogroups.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.


Resources and Activities 

communityhomeschoolcenter.org

Facebook Page

1st Friday Events 

Mentor Program

Classes and free, fun stuff




Co-ops: 

Brazos Classical Academy

www.brazosclassicalacademy.org

Please look at the website for contact information


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

Monday Westminster Presbyterian Church

Tuesday Central Baptist Church

Tuesday Zion Church of Kurten

4th Campus to be announced

contact: mupton@classicalconverstations.com or go to the website for contact information



Brazos Valley Christian Co-op

 www.homeschool.life.com

contact: Jennifer Ann Hobson at jahobson@gmail.com 


Holy Trinity Co-op

meets Thursday at St. Mary’s in Plantersville

K-12 classes and mass

to schedule a visit or for more information contact

Tracey Klebieko  sawtooth1@sbcglobal.net

www.holytrinitycoop.com


Preparing and Equipping with a Purpose Co-op (PEP) 

Variety of courses taught by parents

www.pepbcs.weebly.com 

contact: Alice Lawrence amlawmom@yahoo.com





Academic Classes

Community Homeschool Center  on Facebook

homeschool classes, First Fridays, field trips, and lots of fun stuff!

located: 725 E Villa Maria Rd, Bryan, TX 

www.communityhomeschoolcenter.org 


Classical Conversation Challenge Course

contact: Brenda Harris   ccofbcs@gmail.com


HopeWell Academy

Meeting the unique developmental and educational needs of children

www.hopewellday.org


One Day Academy

www.onedayacdemy.com

classes in various subjects for all grade levels

Monday or Tuesday classes 

locations: Emmanuel Baptist Church or Aldersgate Methodist Church

email: bryancollegestation.oda@gmail.com


Nontraditional Schools 

KOR Education School

offers a half-day academic program 

www.koreducation.org 


Oakwell Academy

 www.oakwellacademy.org 

 



Extra Activities 


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

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

Trail-Boys 

Scout alternative www.traillifeusa.com

 


Aggieland Homeschool Athletics

Christian Homeschool Sports Organization

President: Bruce Postma - bruce.postma@icloud.com

Basketball contact: Lisa Cox -  RLCox2000@gmail.com

Volleyball contact: Lisa LaFollette -  lafollettecrew@yahoo.com

Track & Field/Cross Country contact: Danielle Lyon - aggielandrunningclub@gmail.com

www.aggielandhomeschool.com


Baseball

contact: Mike Chavarria 979 676 2463

Mchavarria@tamu.edu


Brazos Valley Christian Home Educators Association 

Sports, Six-Man Football Spelling Bee, Honor Society

www.bvchea.org


Brazos Valley Rhetoric Club 

www.bcsspeechanddebate.com 

contact: leslie.lohelanihicks@gmail.com 

national group ncfca.org 


Homeschooling through High School

conference yearly in April

contact: Kyle McVay texasmcvays@gmail.com


College Prep

Avante Garde-College Prep

www.avantgardeprep.com


Blinn Dual Enrollment

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


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/ 


Facebook Pages

B/CS Homeschoolers

Community Homeschool Center

FEET-B/CS & Park Days 


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 (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/