CO-OPS

 
Classical Conversations Lincoln Way

Meets at New Covenant Church 1955 Mills Road, Joliet, IL
12 weeks in the fall and 12 weeks in the Spring

Foundations (K-6th grades) meets Tuesday mornings 9a-12p,
Essentials – English grammar, IEW writing and math games (grade 4-6) meets Tuesday afternoons 1p-3p

Sara Boss, Foundations/Essentials Director
E-mail: boss.lincolnwaycc@gmail.com
Website:  www.classicalconversations.com

Classical Conversations
Meets at Palos Bible Church
12701 S 70th Ave, Palos Heights, IL 60463

12 weeks in the fall, 12 weeks in the Spring
Foundations (grade K-6) meets Tuesday mornings 9a-12p
Essentials (grade 4 and up) meets Tuesday mornings 1pm-3p

Megan Carlson, Foundations/Essentials Director
Phone: 708-439-3268   
E-mail: megz1416@yahoo.com

Cornerstone Christian Homeschool Co-op
Meets at Messiah Lutheran Church
40 Houbolt Rd in Joliet, IL
Meets on Monday mornings from 8:30a-12:45p
Contact:  Selena Visser
E-mail: cornerstone_homeschool@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.cchcjoliet.org/

CUBS Home School Co-op
Meets at Bethel Community Church: 7601 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60656

10 weeks in the fall and 10 weeks in the Spring
Enrichment Based Classes that meets Thursday mornings 9 am-12 pm
Contact:Tamara Janusz: CUBS President & Enrichment Coordinator

Eagle’s Wing Learning Center
Meeting at Hobson Road Community Church
2531 Hobson Road, Downers Grove IL 60515
Charlotte Mason academic homeschool program meeting
28 weeks per school year, 1-3 days per week.
Contact: Stacy Raymond
Email: eagleswing@hrcconline.org
Website: www.eagleswingresources.com

Epic Homeschool Co-op
Meeting in Oak Lawn
Monday’s from 9:30am to 3pm
Contact: Maritza Medernach
Phone: 708-473-6880
E-mail: Sosoft7nola.com
Website: https://www.epichomeschoolcoop.com/

Free Haven Family Forest School
Meets at local forest preserves in Mokena and Beecher, IL.
Outdoor all-weather child-led nature co-op which focuses on play-based learning through hands-on experiences. Created for a parent to attend with children ages 3-10, but parents with children of all ages are welcome to attend together as a family.

Meets on Mondays or Wednesdays with 2 hour weekly classes in the morning or afternoon
Contact: Rachel Mikottis
Phone: 708-740-0131
Email: rachel@freehavenfs.com
Website: freehavenfs.com/family

Gateway Homeschool Co-op
Meets at
7605 W. 126th Ave, 
Cedar Lake, IN
Meets on Tuesdays
Judy Gardner, director
Phone: 219-712-3631
E-mail: gatewaycedarlake@gmail.com
Website: http://www.gatewaycl.com/gatewayhsn

The Greenhouse Christian Co-school
The weekly classical co-school campus supporting Christian homeschool families in their pursuit of servant leadership, thriving academics and a nurturing community.
422 North Prospect Street, Wheaton, IL 60187
meets September through May, grades 1-12
offering Classical core classes and electives
phone: 630-462-9657
website:  https://greenhousecoschool.org
general questions e-mail: office@greenhousecoschool.org
admission e-mail: registrar@greenhousecoschool.org
Facebook:  Greenhouse Co-School

Home Grown Heroes (HGH) Homeschool Co-op
Meets at Deep River Church of Christ
7500 Grand Blvd., Hobart, IN
Contact: Cindy Ramsey
Email: homegrownheroeshscoop@gmail.com
Phone: 219-577-2678
Website: http://homegrownhearts.weebly.com/
Website: http://www.deepriverchristianchurch.com/

illuminat-ED Coschool (this is not Christian based)
Meets in North Naperville in a commercial space (60540).
Offering core subjects and extracurriculars for upper elementary (8-10/11), middle school (10/11-13) and high school level transcriptable courses (including lab sciences and College Board approved AP courses). Courses are offered to be able to bundle together easily for planning and attending.

KCHE Learning Cooperative
PO Box 1461, Bourbonnais, IL. 60914
Meets at Immanuel Baptist Church
1300 West Hawkins, Kankakee, IL
Contact: Caroline Ivers
E-mail: kchecooperative@gmail.com 
Website: 
www.homeschool-life.com/il/kche

The Learning Village Homeschool Coop
Meets at Christian Life Center
6363 West 183rd Street, Tinley Park, IL 60477
Meet on Thursdays from September – May.
Contact:  Rachel Jones – 708-369-1232 or Ruby E. Powell – 773-851-6681
Email: thelearningvillagecoop@gmail.com

Potter’s Hand Homeschool Group
Meets at New Life Church in New Lenox, IL
Once-a-month Activity Days. Activity Days are held one Friday a month (from 9 AM until 12:15 PM). Kindergarten through 12th graders are divided into 3 groups for 3 classes. Topics of these classes vary month-to-month, but include such classes as gym, art, music, science experiments, cooking, crafts, history, oceanography, geography, careers, etc.
E-mail: info@pottershandhomeschool.com
Website: http://www.pottershandhomeschool.com/

Roots and Wings Home School Cooperative
Meets at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
199 W Sauk Trail, Frankfort, IL 60423
Meets on Thursday mornings from 9a-12:50p
E-mail: RootsandWingsHomeschool@gmail.com
Website:  www.rootsandwingschc.com

Science Olympiad, Fox Homeschoolers
Meets in central Naperville in a commercial space (60540).  twice/month Sept-Apr.  Middle and High school level teams (ages 11-17). Science Olympiad is a national competitive program offering 23 events across 5 domains of science in a broad range of activities including traditional paper tests, building events, lab events and critical thinking/analysis events.  Generally no overlap with robotics.  Students dig into approx 3 topics (can be related) to dig into and compete roughly 4-6 times/year, once/month starting in December.
E-mail: ilhomeschoolso@yahoo.com
South Suburban Home School & Gym Group, Inc.
Meets at St. Paul Lutheran
6201 Vollmer Road, Matteson, IL
Meets on Thursday mornings
Michelle Ewers, President & Kid’s Golf Foundation Site Coordinator
Phone: 708-373-6708
E-mail: jmustang65@aol.com
Website: www.sshsgg.org

Veritas Academy Chicago
Meets at Armitage Baptist Church
2451 N Kedzie Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647
We meet August thru May on Mondays (with an optional second 1/2 day on Wednesdays)
Classical Christian Co-op, Pre-K through High School (childcare is available for children younger than Pre-K)
From 8:30am – 3:00pm
Contact: Christine Parker
Phone: 312-610-0139