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Columbia Homeschool Community

CHC membership is currently at capacity for 2012-13. Please click "Contact Us" to be placed on a waiting list.



Before completing online membership registration, please read the CHC Membership Handbook.

Potential members are also required to attend one of our Meet n Greets or CHAP co-op Visiting Days in order to better understand our community. Register to visit on our home page.  

If you have any questions, please email us at  We look forward to welcoming you to our community.


Your application for CHC membership consists of two parts:

1.  This online REGISTRATION QUESTIONNAIRE, consisting of the questions found below on this page. Please fill out all fields on this page.  At the bottom of this page, please click the "CONTINUE" button and you will be directed to the Online Registration Addendum (also available by clicking here).

2.  The online REGISTRATION ADDENDUM, which contains additional questions and through which you will submit (a) your $45 annual membership registration fee via PayPal, (b) your Waiver, and (c) your fully-refundable membership deposit

Your registration is not complete until you have completed each of  the following, so please carefully check to make sure your application is complete:

1.  Online Membership Questionnaire

2.  Online Registration Addendum

3.  Payment of dues

4.  Payment of deposit

5. Submission of properly executed Waiver 

Begin the online registration by reading and agreeing to our Terms of Service here:


Check here if you have read and agree to the TERMS OF SERVICE.

* indicates a required field
*Last Name:
*Primary First Name:
Spouse First Name:
For United States and Canada:
For Other Countries:
*Zip/Postal Code:
* Timezone:
*Area Code:
Additional Email Address(es):
Separate multiples with a comma.
If additional email address(es) are entered above, should they also receive weekly email and forum notifications, etc.?
Yes     No
*User Name: (must be 3-15 characters long)
*Password: (must be 3-15 characters long)
*Confirm Password:
Curriculum/Teaching Style:
Year you Started Homeschooling:
*Weekly Email Update: Would you like to receive a weekly email update?
Yes    No
*Forum Emails: Would you like to receive forum notifications via email (not just the ones you create)?
Yes    No
Many Emails: Would you like to receive notifications IMMEDIATELY?
Yes      No
Delivery Type:
Whole Thread      New Part Only
Daily Digest: Would you like to receive notifications ONCE A DAY?
Yes      No
Classifieds - Many Emails: Would you like to receive ALL classified notifications IMMEDIATELY via email:
Yes    No
Classifieds - Daily Digest: Would you like to receive ALL classified notifications ONCE A DAY via email?
Yes    No
Message to Group Administrator:

Additional Questions:

1. *

Mom's cell number:

2. *

Indicate mom's employer or "none":

3. *

Tell our members about mom's hobbies/special skills/interests/education:

4. *

Dad's cell phone number:

5. *

Indicate dad's employer or "none":

6. *

Tell our members about dad's hobbies/special skills/interests/education:

7. *

How did you learn about CHC?  (Check all that apply)

(1 required)
Online search Word of mouth
Info packet from my county home education dept. MD Dept. of Education website
Info packet at my library Homeschooling website
Newspaper notice Newspaper/magazine article on CHC
Through my umbrella group

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