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

Physics by Discovery
www.physicsbydiscovery.com

Portland Community College – Gateway to College – www.portland-community-college-gateway-to-college-portland-homeschooling-resource.com

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

Hidden Portland for the Curious
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Hiddenportlandforthecurious

Field Trips/Travel/Conferences

Life is Good Unschooling Conference
www.lifeisgoodconference.com

School at Home Adventures – www.school-at-home-adventures-portland-homeschooling-resource.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

Homeschooling in PDX – Monthly activity list created by four homeschooling moms
www.homeschoolingpdx

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

Portland Parks and Recreation –www.portlandparks&rec-portland-homeschooling-resource.com

Portland Self-Directed Education
www.portlandsde.com

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

The City Repair Project – Portland Street Paintings
www.cityrepair.org/street-painting-examples

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.echo-theater-company-portland-homeschooling-resource.com

Forge Parkour
www.forgeparkour.com

NW Fencing
www.nwfencing.org

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

ready Set GROW
www.andreadysetgrow.com

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 – www.piano-possibilities-portland-homeschooling-resource.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

A Little Alaska
www.alittlealaska.com

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

Shakespeare Kids
www.shakespearekids.org