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Special Interest Organizations


Families for Home Education
(FHE - Statewide Association)
PO Box 742
Grandview, MO 64030
Directors:  Brad & Deana Haines
FHE Statewide:  816-767-9825
FHE is the statewide organization of homeschoolers in Missouri. The purpose of FHE is to protect the inalienable right of the parents of Missouri to teach their own children without state regulation and control. They do this through monitoring legislative events both nationally and locally, lobbying legislators on behalf of home ed., an annual rally at the capitol, Legislative Alert Network, etc. They also offer First Things First resource booklet, bulletins, etc. Membership—$10
Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA)
P. O. Box 3000, Purcellville, VA 20134
540-338-5600; www.hslda.org; fax: 540-338-2733
Michael Farris, Chairman, provides legal defense for member homeschoolers. Download application from www.hslda.org .   Cost is normally $115 a year but WCCHE members' discount fee is only $95. Log on to this WCCHE web site as a member to get the support group discount  number.  Call WCCHE contacts Jeff & Jo Ann Peterson for at 636-532-7104 for more info.
Boy Scouts of America - Troop 387
Scout Master: David Plocek - (314) 961-2422
Website: 387.us
Location: St. John United Church of Christ
     332 Old Sulphur Springs Rd., Manchester
Time: Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Cub Scouts of America—Pack 387
Committee Chair: Neil Amiri - 314-267-7389
Pack Trainer: Gwen Amiri - 314-348-3980
Location: St. John United Church of Christ
     332 Old Sulphur Springs Rd., Manchester
Time: 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
4-H Club
Projects include aerospace, beef, bicycling, community service, forestry, home environments, horses, robotics, photography and much, much more

 To join a 4-H Club in your county, or to start a new 4-H Club, contact your county University of Missouri         Extension Office. You can find your county office and more information about Missouri 4-H at www.mo4h.missouri.edu

Online Resources 


A listing of local venues, attractions, classes and organizations that are of benefit to St. Louis area homeschoolers.