By Stephanie Black of Indy Homeschool
Indiana State Museum offers homeschool classes the first and third Tuesday of each month during the school year, plus three special homeschool days. The cost varies based on the program. Most are geared towards grades 3-8.
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis has a once a month homeschool class. Most are appropriate for children ages 4 and up. The museum offers the same class two different times, morning and afternoon, to accommodate more homeschool families.
Franklin Road Branch of the Indianapolis Public Library now offers Homeschool Adventures on the first and third Thursday of each month at 1:30. This program is for children ages 6-12.
Gymnastics Unlimited opens up to homeschoolers on the first and third Tuesday of each month for Homeschool Open Gym from 2:00 – 3:30. It is open to all ages.
Monkey Joe’s (both North and South locations) offers homeschool day on the first Monday of each month. Come in any time on the first Monday of the month and tell them you’re a homeschooler for $5 admission and stay as long as you’d like (up to age 12, parents are free).
Skateland opens up the third Friday of every month to homeschoolers for their Home School Skate from 11:30 – 3:00. All homeschool students enjoy $5 admission, which includes skate rental.
Baxter YMCA offers Homeschool PE for ages 5-15.
Eagle Creek Park periodically hosts homeschool days, including the popular Homeschool Jamboree in Spring.
Holliday Park periodically hosts homeschool nature programs.
Southeastway Park periodically hosts homeschool nature days.
Hamilton East Public Library (Noblesville) has a once-a-month meet-up for homeschoolers called SuperThinkers. It takes place on the last Monday of the month at 1:30. This program is for children ages 5-12. No registration required.
Hamilton East Public Library (Fishers) features the Homeschool Dynamos group. This group meets three Thursdays per month and offers an 11:00 and 2:00 class. Dynamos is geared towards ages 6-12.
Fishers YMCA offers Homeschool gym.
Westfield Washington Public Library hosts homeschool classes on a quarterly basis. Classes are offered for a variety of ages and do have a fee.
Carmel Clay Parks offers many homeschool programs including guitar, archery, and gym.
DeVeau’s Gym has a once a week, 60 minute co-ed class for homeschoolers ages 6 and up.
Greenwood Public Library offers a variety of homeschool programs for all ages, from grades K-12.
Greenwood Community Center opens their gym and game room to homeschoolers every Wednesday (from 1:00 – 3:00) and Thursday (from 9:00 – 11:00) that school is in session. The cost is $2 per student, parents free.
Hancock County Public Library offers homeschool programs periodically at their Sugar Creek branch.
Plainfield’s uPaint Pottery Studio offers Homeschool Art once per month. Each month features a different project. The cost is $11 per painter.