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North Area Support Group

    Support groups are located throughout Palm Beach County. These groups meet monthly at parks throughout the county and parents can choose them according to their location or need. Monthly meetings consist of a biblical devotion, an information time for parents, as well as a play/social time for the children & teens. Field trips, service projects, Moms' Night Out, and holiday celebrations are all coordinated through these groups. We encourage prospective members to check out the various support groups until they find one that meets their needs, and then to plug into that group and become involved in it. Support groups will be an encouragement to you and to your children!

North Area Park Day Meetings:

Where: Mirasol Park, 12385 Jog Road, at the northeast corner of the Mirasol development.

When: 3rd Friday of the month; August through May

            12:30 P.M. Mentoring, encouragement, and prayer time

            1:00 P.M.  Informational meeting, field trip sign ups, and fellowship

While the children play in the park, parents discuss homeschool issues and educational opportunities that are available. Signups for all PEC field trips and events take place at the monthly park days, and if space is available, signups will be posted on the calendar after the meeting. PEC meetings are open to all homeschoolers and those considering homeschooling, however, membership is required for field trip participation.

Bring your teens for their own devotion, activity, and to just hang out with other teens.

*Seating is limited, you may want to bring camp chairs!

Please remember to clip and bring your BOXTOPS 4 Education and TYSON A+ labels to the park meetings.

*Childcare is not provided at any PEC meetings.  Every parent is responsible for their own child(ren) as PEC is not responsible for the safety or supervision of any children at their events.*

smileyNorth Area Support Group Leaderssmiley

Marlene Diaz 561-543-5058 MdiazlovesJesus@gmail.com

Teresa MacFarlane 561-385-7972 keepinemhome@gmail.com

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North Area KRAVIS ID# 716944

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2017-2018 Park Day Topic List:

August 18: PEC: What's it mean to me? Newbies to seasoned, there's something for you.

September 15: Help! I'm homeschooling!! Balance and encouragement in finding God's path for YOUR homeschool journey.

October 20: There's no place like HOME-schooling for the holidays. Holiday ideas, suggestions, and service opportunities.

November 17: Thank God I'm homeschooling. Come hear about homeschool blessings and special guest speaker Aston Sedlack.

December 15: No Park Day meeting. Join us for the Annual Homeschool Ice Skate Party at Palm Beach Ice Works. 

January 19: On the road again....Let's get going

February 16: Heartbeat of Homeschooling, HEF love offering. Easter preparation and love going round.

March 16: Homeschool what?!? Curriculum discussion...Bible, Language & Science.

April 20: Sailing along, staying strong. Stay strong in what you're called to do.  Curriculum review...Math, History, Foreign Language & Electives

May 18: No park day meeting.... Join us at Juno Beach by Loggerhead Marine Center for the end of the year beach party on MAY 11TH at 10:00AM.

2016-2017  Super Support Year Summary!

Some of our many events and field trips from this past year included: 

On-going and/or year round opportunities: E/O week play dates for elementary students & siblings, Homeschool-only Martial Arts classes, Hot Shot airsoft group, several service opportunities for all ages, and of course several Mom’s Nights Out!

A few big group field trips: Shark Tagging and Lion Country Safari. 

More local trips included: Kravis Center STAR Series shows, Hobe Sound Nature Center, Califronia Pizza kitchen, Uptown Art, Pumpkin Patch, ornament painting, and many more!   

A couple North Area major events: We had our 6th annual Christmas Play organized and directed by one of our members and performed on stage!  Our Annual Christmas Ice Skating Party and our End of Year Beach Bash!

Along with these larger group activities, several smaller co-ops formed and met regularly throughout the year, for example;  A Busch Wildlife Co-op, American Girls and Boy's Fishing Clubs. 

The North Area Teen group also had a successful year including: An Ice Cream Social, bonfire and potluck, and more.