Nova Scotia Support Groups

Nova Scotia Support Groups

HEMS – Helping Encouraging Mentoring Serving

A Christian ministry / provincial support group based in the Halifax Regional Municipality. We are a family-based group, open to ALL homeschoolers, that meets for field trips, swimming lessons, science & history fairs, curriculum nights, Mother/Daughter & Father/Son days.  We offer a curriculum homeschool conference in early June and a family-oriented one in October. We are part of the HSLDA community and work closely with local government and the Department of Education to maintain the rights of families to educate their children as they deem best for their family.

Contact: Jeff & Stephanie Jackson (902) 701-2410

contactus @ hems-ns.ca

Check out the HEMS website!


Halifax Regional Municipality


NSHEA – Nova Scotia Home Education Association

The NSHEA represents a growing number of families committed to quality education of their children at home.

The purpose of the organization is: to safeguard the rights of homeschooling families, to promote the awareness of homeschooling within the province, and to represent their interests at provincial and local levels.

NSHEA is non-denominational and inclusive. It represents families that have a wide variety of reasons for educating their children at home and use many diverse methods to accomplish their goals.

You may contact NSHEA via email: nsheaorg @ gmail.com or visit the NSHEA website for more information.

 



Café Franco

Il me fait plaisir de vous inviter au Café Franco. Ce groupe a été créé pour se rencontrer et s’encourager entre éducateurs francophones ou francophiles qui font l’école-maison en Nouvelle-Ecosse. Anne-Marie Brown (902) 434 4030 ou amk.brown@bellaliant.net


Saint Francis Home Educators

We are a new group that has been created to connect, support and minister to Roman Catholic home educators. For more info please contact Kim Pickup at 864-1929 or via email at pickupkj@yahoo.ca


SNS (Symphony Nova Scotia) Homeschool

Families This is open to any homeschool family who wishes to watch the wonderful SNS rehearse and perform. There are a variety of dates and music choices available. Please ask to join the facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/289768354376312/ If you have any questions or would like to know more, please contact Renee reneebabstock@hotmail.com


Tantallon – Hammonds Plains – St. Mararet’s Bay

Contact: Lori Hull

lori.hull @ yahoo.ca


Waldorf Playgroup

A new group in HRM welcoming all Waldorf homeschooling families and those interested in Waldorf-based homeschooling. An informal playgroup/support group meeting weekly.

Contact: Sarah Lindfield (902) 820-5066

sarahelindfield @ hotmail.com


Fall River

 

 


Annapolis Valley

Central Valley Homeschoolers

We’ve created this blog to help homeschoolers stay connected, and as a place to announce upcoming field trips or other activities. If you would like to host an event or organize an activity, we would love to hear from you. Feel free to email us and we’ll be sure to post all events as they are brought to our attention. We will also be posting activities that might interest the homeschooling community. If you are aware of any events that you haven’t seen mentioned here, please let us know and we’ll be sure to post it. Keep us bookmarked us and check back often. All our events are also listed on Facebook in the Annapolis Valley Homeschoolers group. Comments and suggestions are always welcome!

http://cvhomeschoolers.blogspot.ca/

Events are open to all. Feel free to check it out and join any activity advertised; even if you do not live in “the Valley”. Also, feel free to ask us to post something that may be of interest to other homeschoolers.

Brenda Nyenhuis

Raquel Vanderploeg  vanderploegr@eastlink.ca


Educating for Eternity

A Christian support group for encouraging moms. We generally meet once a month.

Jan Rowe therowesgarden@live.ca


Central Colchester

We are a small group of homeschoolers, meeting occasionally

Contact: Jennifer Porter (902) 662-3455

ajporter @ vrodinternet.com


Springhill

Contact: Linda McCormick

lindahayhoe @ hotmail.com


Yarmouth

Homeschoolers Beacon

This group usually meets weekly, goes on field trips, and participates in additional activities.

Contact: Ellie Kitchen (902) 648-2928

kitchen.ellie @ gmail.com

http://www.homeschoolersbeacon.blogspot.com/


Cape Breton

Cape Breton Homeschoolers

Contact: Katrina Miller (902) 736-0302

cookie5765 @ yahoo.com


Pictou County/Colchester North

North Shore Homeschoolers

Contact:


Shelburne County/ South Shore

Contact: Kim Levy 902-874-2983

Home schooling activities help and support. .

We have recreation programs, Swimming , Horse Care, 4-H, Hiking, summer-break camps. All to help support and keep you connected.

Assistance with home schooling .

danceswithhorses@eastlink.ca

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