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

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

Amanda Concepcion, Foundations/Essentials Director
Phone: 708-439-3268   

Classical Conversations
meets at Jackson Creek Fellowship Church
25800 South Center Road, Monee, IL  60449

meet on Mondays, September 2022-May 2023

Contact:  Amy Anderson 708-926-4270


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

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

Epic Homeschool Co-op
Meeting in Oak Lawn
Monday’s from 9:30am to 3pm
Contact: Maritza Medernach
Phone: 708-473-6880

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

FreeStyle Learning Center (Homeschool Pod)

We meet Monday – Friday from 8:00 to 3:00
meets at St Paul Lutheran Church/School
330 W Highland Drive, Chicago Heights, IL 60411

We oversee your child while that complete the assessment you have assigned them.
We offer one on one tutoring, supplemental assignments, small groups.
We  have DIY afternoons with MadebyTrece “You think it, we can make it”
We offer virtual Music and Spanish classes
We offer virtual pods as well
We have a ready-up program that offers seasonal classes.
Contact Information
LaTrece Thomas (630)2694704

Gateway Homeschool Co-op
Meets at
7605 W. 126th Ave, 
Cedar Lake, IN
Meets on Tuesdays
Judy Gardner, director
Phone:  219-374-7730


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
general questions e-mail:
admission e-mail:
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
Phone: 219-577-2678

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.

Jackson Creek Home School Pod
Jackson Creek Fellowship Church
25800 South Center Rd., Monee, IL 60449
We will be offering Memoria Press, which is a Classical Christian Curriculum and will have 3 tutors to help teach K-8th. We’re hoping to expand to High School in the 23/24 school year. We will meet 5-days a week, and have a similar schedule to a school. If one parent from your family can volunteer 1 day per week, the whole family will receive a 25% discount on their tuition. Parent involvement/volunteering is required, but we will have plenty of options for working moms and dads as well.
Autumn Ifland
Cell: 989-928-1068

KCHE Learning Cooperative
PO Box 1461, Bourbonnais, IL. 60914
Meets at Immanuel Baptist Church
1300 West Hawkins, Kankakee, IL
Contact: Caroline Ivers

Kingdom Warriors
meets at SouthBridge Church 15500 S 73rd Ave Orland Park, IL

A southwest suburbs Christian co-op for grades 1-8*.  We meet every Wednesday from 9am-12pm.  Our main objectives are to provide socialization through group learning, recreation and field trips. We cover a variety of interesting and engaging subjects. Registration is by semester (semester 1: Sept-Dec, semester 2: Jan-May). *(Younger siblings are allowed to attend with mandatory parent participation.)

To register, visit:
Contact: Carolyn Petitgout email

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

The Learning Vine
Meets at Grace Pointe Church
1320 E. Chicago Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
Meet on Mondays & Fridays
Contact Person: Vicki Thompson or Faith Bruck

Moving Mountains Homeschool Group

Meets at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 177 Luther Ln, Frankfort, IL 60423
12 weeks in the fall

1st – 5th graders meet on Wednesdays from 10a-2p
Electives:  American Sign Language, Spanish, Astronomy, and Musical Theater Dance

Heather Giertuga, Director

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.

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

Salt & Light
Location: Near Silver Cross Hospital, close to New Lenox, Lockport, and Joliet

Meets: Tuesdays, 9:25 am – 1:45 pm

Christian co-op with classes offered for Pre-K – 10th Grade students in the south / southwest suburbs area. We meet for 10 Tuesdays each semester and offer 4 class selections for each age group.  Our main objectives are to provide interactive learning and project based classes to enhance the homeschool experience and also take some of the load off Mom/Dad! We ask families to choose at least 2 classes, but full day registration is not required. In addition to classes, we offer music lessons, a lunch period, field trips, service projects, and a great community to be part of! We are a drop-off co-op with minimal parent volunteer hours required.
Contacts: Angela Bougher, Gina Pangracs, Kelly Siebert

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.
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

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