Co-Ops & Homeschool Classes in Alaska

Co-Ops & Homeschool Classes in Alaska

Alaska Educational Curriculums (Mat-Su)

Unique educational programs for grades 1-12 developed for homeschooling families and youth organizations. Some upcoming programs include College Sports Prep, Inspired Young Artist, Graphic Design / Anime, Comic Books & Sketch, Ninja Training, and more! Online and in-person classes available.

Alaska Homeschool Classes (Anchorage)

We are a collective of private instructors offering a variety of classes to meet the needs of homeschooled students. Classes in both core and enrichment subjects are available for grades K- 2. All instructors are approved vendors of  the  Anchorage School District, and most offer direct-billing to many of Alaska’s state-funded homeschool programs. 

Alaska Outdoor Ventures (Interior)

Alaska Outdoor Venture is a Catholic homeschool group in the Interior for new millenial and younger mothers who are homeschooling for the first time and looking for social extracurricular activities for their children. AOV strives to provide activities involving the outdoors, life and trade skills, health, fitness and reliance. Some examples of planned activities include camping, backpacking, wilderness survival, swimming, exploring nature, plant identification, farming, rock climbing, canoeing, hunting, archery, crafting, trapping, skiing, and carpentry.

APHEA Field Trips & Activities

The Alaska Private and Home Educators Association is a membership-based coalition of parents and others who have banded together for the furtherance of educational excellence through alternatives to the government-operated public schools.

ASL Concepts (Anchorage)

ASL Concepts is committed to providing excellent curriculum materials and instruction as well as advocacy to the field of American Sign Language. It is our goal to welcome you to the wonderful world of ASL and Deaf Culture!

BEAR (Beyond Education Anchorage Region) Co-op

We are a group of homeschool families in the Anchorage area. We meet together once a week to teach our children according to their interests. We each use our own expertise and experience to create a cooperative learning environment.

Classical Conversations (various locations in Alaska)

Share the love of learning through a Christian worldview and fellowship with other families. Our families thrive using three keys to a great education: Classical, Christian, and Community. Anchorage Contact: Lindsey Taylor

Fairbanks Children’s Museum Classes

Current classes include: Art Masters (ages 6-9), Art of Alaska (ages 6-9), Cool Chemistry (ages 5-8), All About Birds (ages 6-9), Weather Science (ages 5-7) & Geography of Alaska (ages 7-9). Our staff is here to provide themed hands-on lessons at the Museum! Class sizes are limited, facilities are clean, the museum remains closed to the public, and COVID-19 precautions are taken. 

Faith Homeschool Connection (Anchorage)

Faith Homeschool Connection, a ministry of Faith Christian Community, is designed to support and encourage homeschooling families. Our vision is to see homeschool moms come together to share their gifts, talents and resources to support and encourage one another as we educate our children at home. We have a variety of meetings such as Co-ops, field trips, support group meetings for moms, special events, etc. For more information: Cheryl Vandegrift (907) 646-0553 or homeschool@faithak.com

Finch Consulting LEGO Robotics at the Mac Center  (Eagle River)

Meets Tuesdays – Grades 2 & 3 Robotics 9:00-9:50am, Grades 4 & 5 Robotics 10:00-10:50am, Middle School Robotics 11:00-11:50am.

Homeschool Classes at Harry J. McDonald Center (Eagle River)

*2020 CLASSES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED!* Our Mission is to support a vibrant and  growing homeschool community in the Eagle River Valley. Connecting families to high quality, cost effective, activities and vendor taught K-8th grade classes.

Homeschool PE at Harry J. McDonald Center (Eagle River)

Classes meet Mondays & Wednesdays at the McDonald Center. Options currently available for 2nd-4th grade 1:00-2:00pm and 5th-8th grade 11:45am-12:45pm.

Kellogg Field School (Palmer)

An environmental education homeschool program that teaches science, culture & community. Kellogg FIELD School provides home-schooled children with an interdisciplinary, community-centered, social experience through environmental education. Environmental education is more than just science; it combines all elements of natural and cultural history with critical thinking and problem-solving skills. FIELD School is an outdoor-based enrichment program. While it does not take the place of a formal school, the lessons we design are integrated with AK state standards.

Lighthouse Learning (Anchorage)

Small group courses focused on active learning for home school students. Lighthouse Learning strives to equip students with the skills, ideas, and techniques necessary to succeed in their educational pursuits. 

Matanuska River Christian Homeschool Co-op (Valley)

This is a group for Christian homeschooling families in the MatSu Valley, Alaska. Our goals are to build community and support for our mutual faith, #momlife, and homeschooling journeys; and fun, friendship and learning for our children!

Mat-Su Lego Classes

Lego & Robotics classes in Wasilla for grades 2nd-8th, check their Facebook page for updated class schedule.

Moose Creek Baptist Church Co-op (Fairbanks/North Pole)

Moose Creek Baptist Church desires to support those who choose to disciple their children through home education, therefore the primary objective of MCBC Homeschool Co-op is to provide a Christ-centered learning environment for academic and enrichment activities. This is an all-volunteer co-op. The co-op meets every week throughout the academic year. Co-op is for children ages 5-18 (grades K-12) with nursery care/preschool activities available for younger siblings ages 0-4.

Motiv8Ed Homeschool Classes (Anchorage)

Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today! Classes for 2021-22 will be posted soon, please check back!

Pony Parties and Friends Learning Farm (Palmer)

Party Ponies and Friends and Follow the Child on the Farm is Alaska’s only farm, science and horsemanship program taught by certified teachers and members of the American Camp Association.

Spanish Nuts & Bolts (Chugiak)

Online Spanish tutoring accessible from (almost) anywhere! Don’t let the COVID-19 outbreak reduce your child’s hard-earned Spanish proficiency. Use this time to maintain or improve it.

The Alaska Kinder Garden (Anchorage)

The Alaska Kinder Garden is a great place for your kindergarten student! We meet one day a week for four hours. Each hour is full of exploration, wonderful children’s literature, theme based projects, hands on science experiences, learning and fun. We are an enrichment program, meaning we do not focus on core academics but instead are doing the hands on, often messy projects and experiments that are easy to get over looked in a busy home school day.

The Competitive Edge (Anchorage)

Schooling Option During Covid-19 courtesy of 4 Alaska State Certified Teachers & 3 Alaska State Certified Principals. Full day instruction for 3rd-6th grade students Monday through Friday at APU South Atwood Building. 10 students max per grade level. Options include 2 days a week, 3 days a week and 5 days a week. Students will work on schoolwork assigned from their school district or schoolwork aligned with the Alaska State Education Standards, plus learn valuable other skills in personal social and career development! Contact Tony Wilson for Student Applications at twilson@excelalaska.org or (907) 952-8404.

The Joy of Learning Co-op (Anchorage)

The Joy of Learning, an Alaska Homeschool co-op, is a place where families can gather together in community one half-day per week. It is a place to pursue relationships and wisdom through academics. It is a Christian-based co-op but you don’t have to be Christian to join. We will also provide field trip opportunities. For more information contact Sheila at thejoyoflearningak@gmail.com.

Valley Christian Homeschool Co-op (Palmer)

A learning community where homeschool parents join together once a week to provide educational extensions in a Christ-centered environment.

This list was updated August 2021. If you know of a co-op or group classes being offered in Alaska that should be on the list, please let us know!