Columbia Homeschool Community offers a host of activities and events in which your family can actively participate. In addition to our many weekly, monthly and special activities, our Family Events team plans, coordinates and hosts at least one major special event each month.
Typical Schedule of Family Events:
August - Orientation
September - Welcome Back Family Picnic
September - Not Back to School Camping Trip
October - Halloween Trunk or Treat
November - Spelling Bee
December - Holiday Gala and CHAP Showcase
January - Family Math Night
January - Spelling Bee
February - Valentines Exchange and Teen Valentine Mixer
Spring - Mommapalooza Moms' Getaway
March - Science Fair
April - Night with the Arts and CHAP Showcase
May - Field Day
June - Graduation and End of Year Celebration
June- Talent Show
In addition to our monthly Family Events, and 36 weeks of co-op classes. K-8 co-op meets one day a week, while CHAP (Columbia Homeschool AP co-op), meets three days a week.
CHC also usually offers the following:
Yearbook - CHC publishes an annual yearbook to help document the fun and exciting activities enjoyed by our members.
Helping Hands Community Service Program - Organized participation in Presidential service program. Help yourself by helping others while developing a love of service to others.
Art Education Series - Annual series of docent-guided art gallery and museum tours. Explore art and enrich your homeschool curriculum through group tours with your CHC friends. Alternating museums in Baltimore and Washington.
Music Appreciation Series - Annual series of musical concerts with local and national orchestras. Tours of Symphony Library, backstage and private meeting with assistant conductor and concertmaster are sometimes available.
Not Back to School Camp Out - Annual Homeschool family camping at its finest-- when everyone else goes back to school! Relaxing outdoor adventures, scavenger hunts, campfires, singing and swimming with our CHC families.
Fall Frolic Day and Hayride - Annual fall field trip to Larriland Farms for pumpkin picking, hayride, hay maze and fun!
Maryland Science Center Fieldtrip - Annual free field trip to explore the best of Maryland science.
National Aquarium Fieldtrip - Join our members as we explore this national aquatic treasure. Discount or free admission.
Sports Clinics - Learn about soccer, touch football, tee-ball and more with your homeschool buddies. Clinics offered by members and/or professionals.
Moms' Book Club
Moms' Bunco Group
Moms' Nights Out
Teens Activity Club
...and many, many more field trips, events and offerings!