Request Membership in this Homeschool Group!
Fill out the form below and click the Continue button at the bottom.
To join YHSA, at least one child must be homeschooled under the Act 169 law OR be nonreporting age (as in a toddler). If a time comes when none of your children fall into this category, please contact the leadership to discontinue your membership.
Families participating in cyberschool have access to public school resource that Act 169/private tutor homeschoolers do not. This organization supports Act 169/private tutor homeschoolers and offers them resources they otherwise lack.
Families who are using cyberschool do not qualify to join YHSA.
At the end of this registration, you will be asked to pay the $30 registration fee with a credit card. This registration and payment will cover your membership until June 30 2022.
Read and complete this application if either of the following applies to you:
- You have not been a member of YHSA and you are requesting membership.
- You have previously been a member of YHSA but your membership has expired.
If you wish to renew a membership, please log on to yhsa.org and complete the registration renewal payment in your account.
Please allow up to 2 weeks for processing!
Is YHSA a good fit for my family? YHSA Membership bylaws and policy have been included on page two. You will be asked to submit an electronic signature acknowledging that your family meets the qualifications for membership. If you do not agree, simply discontinue your application by closing the application without submitting.
To be a member of YHSA, you must be home educating at least one student.
The term Home Education, Home Educating, Home Educated will hereby include
- those students educated at home with submission of affidavit & objectives (under Pennsylvania Statues title 24 P.S. Education SS 13-1327.1)
- those not of compulsory school age (under 6 years old as of Sept 1).
YHSA membership exclusively applies to the home educated students within the family. Public/cyberschooled children in the household may not participate in homeschool activities unless the activity specifically invites a wider population.
YHSA is a Christian Support Group and we will practice traditions in keeping with the Christian faith as prescribed in the Nicene Creed. As a Christian group, YHSA does not offer membership to those professing the LGBTQ lifestyle. We define marriage as one man and one woman.
To complete your registration, you must fill out this content and complete the online payment.
Required Communication Minimums. All members must recieve a mimimum amount of information from YHSA. This includes a monthly newsletter and a daily digest of the Announcement and General Forum items.
What do the different Communication Settings Mean? When you reach the section about Weekly Email, the Forum and Classifieds, we suggest that you leave Forum Emails turned on so that your recieve YHSA communiations.
For new members, we recommend selecting "No" to "Many Emails" and "Yes" to "Daily Digest." This will minimize the amount of YHSA messaging entering your inbox. You can go back in and change Forum settings later if you don't like the way they are set.
When your membership is approved, you will recieve a virtual new member information packet that will help you learn about the website and other parts of YHSA.
Payment: After completing this form, you will be taken to a PayPal account where you must complete registeration by making a $15 payment. Credit cards work. If for some reason your application is rejected, you will be refunded your payment.
Record your username and password so that you can access the member side of the website.