Portland Homeschooling Resources

Portland Homeschooling Resources

This list is constantly evolving.  If you know of a quality resource not yet listed here, please email me at carolyn@urbannestpdx.com.

The resources below are grouped into the following categories:  Art, Classes, Connected Parenting, Cultural/Activities/Museums, Facebook Groups, Field Trips/Travel/Conferences, Finding Community, General, Languages, Maker/DIY, Movement, Music, Outdoor, Recreation, Science/Technology, Sleep Away Camps, & Theater.

Art

100 Monkeys Art Studio
www.the100thmonkeystudio.com

Multnomah Arts Center
www.multnomahartscenter.org

Portland Child Art Studio
www.portlandchildart.org

Classes

Lost Arts Kitchen
www.lostartskitchen.com

Outschool – Online Classes
www.outschool.com

Portland Community College – Gateway to College
www.pcc.edu/prepare/head-start/links/gateway

Portland Parks and Recreation Classes
www.apm.activecommunities.com/portlandparks

Village Home Education Resource Center
www.villagehome.org

Connected Parenting

Natural Child Project
www.naturalchild.org

Cultural/Activities/Museums

Chinese Garden
www.lansugarden.org

Japanese Garden
www.japanesegarden.org

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)
www.omsi.edu

Oregon Zoo
www.oregonzoo.org

Portland Children’s Museum
www.portlandcm.org

Facebook Groups

Homeschooling in Portland Facebook
www.facebook.com/groups/hiplist

Homeschoolers of Portland Facebook       www.facebook.com/groups/HomeschoolersOfPortland

Oregon Home Education Network (OHEN) Facebook
www.facebook.com/groups/HomeschoolingOregon

Portland Unschoolers Facebook
www.facebook.com/groups/portlandunschoolers

Secular Homeschoolers of Portland Facebook       www.facebook.com/groups/secularhomepdx

Field Trips/Travel/Conferences

Life is Good Unschooling Conference
www.lifeisgoodconference.com

School at Home Adventures
www.schoolathomeadventures.com

Unschool Adventures
www.unschooladventures.com

Finding Community

Homeschool PDX Meetup group
www.meetup.com/Homeschool-PDX

How to Find Other Homeschoolers Near You
www.secularhomeschool.com/content/220-how-find-other-secular-homeschoolers-near-you

St John’s Swapnplay
www.stjohnsswapnplay.org

Tabor Space
taborspace.org

Woodlawn Swap and Play
www.woodlawnswapnplay.org

General

Barefoot Books
www.barefootbooks.com

Mulnomah County Library – Homeschooling page       www.multcolib.org/educators/homeschooling

Multnomah County Library – Homeschooling organizations       www.multcolib.org/homeschooling/local-homeschooling-organizations

Oregon Home Education Network
www.ohen.org

State of Oregon Homeschooling Requirements
www.oregon.gov/OregonHomeschoolingRequirements

Languages

German American Society of Portland
www.germanamerican.org

Maker/DIY

ADX
www.adxportland.com

Fix it Fairs
www.portlandoregon.gov

NE Portland Tool Library
www.neptl.org

North Portland Tool Library
www.northportlandtoollibrary.org

SE Portland Tool Library
www.sites.google.com/septl.org

Movement

Dance with Joy Studios
www.dancewithjoystudios.com

Echo Theater
www.echotheaterpdx.org

Forge Parkour
www.forgeparkour.com

NW Fencing
www.nwfencing.org

Oaks Park Rollerskating
www.oakspark.com/site/roller-skating-rink

Roseway Yoga,  Homeschool Yoga, every Monday at 11am-12pm
Suggested donation of $5-$15 per family
www.rosewayyoga.com

Tinyhoof Horsemanship
www.facebook.com/pages/category/Sports-Recreation/Tinyhoof-Horsemanship

Music

Piano Possibilities – in home piano lessons
www.piano-possibilities.com

Portland Youth Philharmonic
www.portlandyouthphil.org

Outdoors

Rewild Portland
www.rewildportland.com/nature-immersion

Trackers Homeschool Program
www.trackerspdx.com/youth/home-school

Recreation

Kid Friendly Breweries
www.oregonlive.com/beer/index.ssf/2017/02/38_kid-friendly_pubs_breweries_beer

Top Movie Theater for Kids
redtri.com/portland/lights-camera-action-the-best-movie-theaters-in-portland-for-kids

Science/Technology

Free Geek
www.freegeek.org

OMSI Homeschool Science Club
www.homeschoolomsi.com

World Forestry Center
www.worldforestry.org

Sleep Away Camps

Not Back to School Camp
www.nbtsc.org

Theater

Imago Theater
www.imagotheatre.com

NW Children’s Theater
www.nwcts.org

Oregon Children’s Theater
www.octc.org