CO-OPS

 
Classical Conversations Lincoln Way

Meets at Peace Lutheran Church
1900 E. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, IL  60451
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
Challenge A, B and 1-4 are now meeting on Wednesdays in Joliet at Messiah Lutheran Church
**CHANGES for 2020-2021
The Lincoln Way Classical Conversations community will not have a Foundations class in New Lenox during 2020-2021, but the Essentials class will be meeting  on Tuesday at New Covenant Church 1995 Mills Road Joliet. Challenge A, B and 2 are meeting on Wednesdays at Messiah Lutheran on Houbolt Road in Joliet.
JoAnn Pattara, Foundations/Essentials Director
Phone: 708-710-7321
E-mail: lincolnwayccc@gmail.com
Website:  www.classicalconversations.com

Classical Conversations
Meets at Moraine Valley Church
6300 W. 127th St, 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
Rachel Meyer, Foundations/Essentials Director
Phone 
E-mail: rmeyer@classicslconversations.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:  Tara Bozarth
E-mail: cornerstone_homeschool@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.cchcjoliet.org/

Discover Nature Forest School Group
Meets at Camp Manitoqua in Frankfort, IL
Outdoor all-weather child-led nature co-op which focuses on
play-based learning through hands-on experiences.
Meets on Mondays from 9am-11am
Contact: Rachel Mikottis
Phone: 708-746-0433
Email: info@naturaldiscovery.org
Website: naturaldiscovery.org/homeschool

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/

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://gatewaycl.com

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 central Naperville at a private home (60540)
Mondays – ages 8-10/11: Jr. Great Books, Elementary Science Olympiad & Meet the Masters Art (take one or more classes) – 10 weeks
Tuesdays – high school lab science (physical science/conceptual physics) afternoons (plus 1 hour remote/online session on Thursday mornings) – Full year (32 weeks)
Wednesdays – ages 10/11-13: Great Books Lit/SS (Best of Friends), Data Connections, Middle School Science, Enrichment Rotation (done as a full-day or per class).  Also Mr. D Math hybrid for Pre-algebra and Algebra 1 – all full year (28 weeks)

KCHE Learning Cooperative
PO Box 1461, Bourbonnais, IL. 60914
Meets at Immanuel Baptist Church
1300 West Hawkins, Kankakee, IL
Contact: Bonnie Schurman
E-mail: kche1990@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 at a private home (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