Portland Homeschooling Resources

Discover evolving resources in Art, Classes, Parenting, Cultural/Museums, and more. Explore categories such as Science, Music, and Theater. Your input is welcome!

Explore a rich array of homeschooling resources tailored for Portland families. From classes to local support networks, our platform is dedicated to nurturing your child’s educational journey.

This list is constantly evolving.  If you know of a quality resource not yet listed here, please email me at [email protected].

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

Art

Multnomah Arts Center
www.multnomahartscenter.org

Portland Child Art Studio
www.portlandchildart.org

Classes

Blackbird School for Coding
www.blackbirdcode.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

Portland Magic Academy
www.portlandmagicacademy.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

Facebook Groups

Homeschooling in Portland and Surrounding Areas
www.facebook.com/groups/hiplist

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

Homeschooling in Oregon: Talk with OHEN (Oregon Home Education Network)
www.facebook.com/groups/HomeschoolingOregon

Portland Unschoolers (this is a group I help moderate)
www.facebook.com/groups/portlandunschoolers

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

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

Field Trips / Conferences

GameSchoolCon
www.gameschoolcon.com

Life is Good Unschooling Conference
www.lifeisgoodconference.com

Unschool Adventures
www.unschooladventures.com

Finding Community & Gathering Spaces

NE Swap and Play
www.neswapandplay.org

St John’s Swapnplay
www.stjohnsswapnplay.org

Tabor Space
taborspace.org

U of O Family Study & Children’s Library
www.library.uoregon.edu

General

Barefoot Books
www.barefootbooks.com

Free Lunch & Play with Portland Parks & Recreation
www.portland.gov/parks/freelunch

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.artdesignxchange.com

NE Portland Tool Library
www.neptl.org

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

Music

All Classical Portland
www.allclassical.org

Piano Possibilities – www.piano-possibilities-portland-homeschooling-resource.com

Portland Youth Philharmonic
www.portlandyouthphil.org

Outdoors
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