Homeschool Owned Businesses

Do business with a local homeschooling family!

Kerri Bell
Independent Consultant
Close To My Heart
Our Mission: We show you how to celebrate relationships through the art of scrapbooking and stamping. Faster. Simpler. Easier.
I offer many opportunities for you to “create from you heart” including Home Gatherings and Hostess Clubs, which provide the opportunity to earn free products, workshops, “Ladies Night Out” scrap nights, and kidz club scrapbooking, just to name a few.
(410)535-5718
kmamabell@comcast.net
http://www.closetomyheart.com

Miriam Bizup
Emergency First Response Instruction
includes CPR, first aid, and AED use for adults and children
Hollywood, MD
301-373-4419
miriambiz@gmpexpress.net

Cynthia Chan
Usborne Children’s Books
http://www.ubah.com/n1927

Chesapeake Chimney Sweeps
Neil and linda Crandall
Serving Southern and Central Maryland with professional service at an affordable price. Plus, expert advice on safe, sound fuel burning installations and procedures.
410-535-0035, 301-884-5107, Toll Free: 888-207-1829
info@chesapeakechimneysweeps.com
http://chesapeakechimneysweeps.com

ABC & 123 Tutoring for Young Children
Peg Connell
Does your Kindergarten or early elementary child struggle with reading and or math? Does your young child get frustrated with reading? Could you child benefit from one-on-one help with developing stronger reading and or math skills? Would you like to see your child enjoy math and reading? HELP IS AVAILABLE. I am a Maryland certified teacher. I have a Masters degree in early childhood/special education. I have several years of teaching experience-both private and public schools. Hours are flexible-afternoon and early evenings: Monday through Thursday. Reading and math strategies are taught through games, manipulatives, songs, and age appropriate assignnents/seatwork.
301-855-5583
hopeandwes@aol.com

Discovery Toys
Lisa Duckworth, Group Manager
Contact her if you would like to start a Discovery Toys business.
1-877-218-6405/301-668-1330
http://www.DTLisa.com

FUN Books
Unschooling for a lifetime of learning fun!
http://www.fun-books.com

Michelle Gornowich
Art Instructor and Professional Events Manager
All of Your Dreams Flowers & Spas
4321 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, Dc 20016
202-363-9000
mgornowich@yahoo.com

Mary M. Hoffman Music Studio
Mary Hoffman Studio has been in existence for over 15 years. Currently, we are offering Musikgarten Early Childhood Music classes for ages newborn through 9 years, Music for Little Mozarts Piano Classes for ages 6 – 8, Private Piano lessons, Music Theory lessons, and Music Composition classes. Numerous recitals and workshops are offered throughout the fall and spring terms. We are located in southern Anne Arundel County. The phone number at the studio is 410-798-5181. If you would like more information please either e-mail me back or call me and I will be happy to provide a brochure or whatever information you would like.
mmhofmusic@aol.com

Shirley Mandler
Sewing Instructor
Prince Frederick, MD
I teach children, ages 7 and above, sewing. I teach out of my home in Prince Frederick, MD. I provide the sewing machines- Janome 3000 – all electronic machines with lots of bells and whistles. I start sewing lessons in September and January. The children meet once a week for 1.5 hours. Tuition is monthly. They progress through levels, with each level introducing new skills.
http://www.itseamssew.com

Southern Maryland Chimney & Home Services
Chimney cleaning, repair, installation, stove sales- wood, pellet, corn, gas, air duct cleaning, gutter cleaning, and more.
301-884-3767
http://www.smchimney.com

Angela Montague
Independent Beauty Consultant
Free gifts and discounts are available. Mary Kay – Enriching Women’s Lives.
http://www.marykay.com/amontague1

Instanticity.com
Stephanie Pleasants
Affordable Web Design and Hosting
http://www.instanticity.com

Cindy Milligan

Realtor, ABR

Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

“With You Every Step of the Way. Guaranteed.”

Assisting Buyers, Sellers and Renters/Landlords

in all real estate transactions

Cell:  410-610-2863

Office: 410-535-1000

http://www.cindymilligan.lnfre.com

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Parks

Regional Information

– Southern Maryland State Parks, Forests, and WMAs : http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/southern.html
– Western Maryland Parks and Forests : http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/smaryland.html
– Maryland Department of Natural Resources Calendar : http://dnrweb.dnr.state.md.us/dnrasp/websurvey/dnrcalendar

Parks and Natural Areas by County

Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel Co. Recreation & Parks
City of Annapolis: Recreation & Parks Dept.
Phone: 410-263-7959
e-mail: recpark@annapolis.gov
web: http://www.aacounty.org/RecParks/sports/index.cfm
Calendar

Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden
580 Taylor Avenue
Annapolis, MD
Phone: 410-260-8189
web: Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden

Jonas Green State Park
Before crossing over the U.S. Naval Academy Bridge, turn left onto Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard (route 648). Take the first right onto a road that leads under the bridge.
Annapolis, MD

Jug Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Road
Lothian, MD
Phone: 410-741-9330
web: Jug Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Patapsco Valley State Park
8020 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD
Phone: 410-461-5005
web: Patapsco Valley State Park

Sandy Point State Park
1100 East College Parkway
Annapolis, MD
Phone: 410-974-2149
web: Sandy Point State Park

Calvert County

Calvert County Parks and Recreation Division
Phone: 410-535-5327
email: cypressswamp@co.cal.md.us
web: http://calvertparks.org/
Parks and Recreation Calendar

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
2880 Grays Rd
Prince Frederick, MD
Phone: 410-535-5327
web: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
Nature Conservancy Info

Calvert Cliffs State Park
9500 H. G. Truman Parkway
Lusby, MD
Phone: 301-872-5688
web: Calvert Cliffs State Park

Flag Pond Nature Park
Phone: 410-586-1477
web: Flag Pond Nature Park

Kings Landing County Park
Huntingtown, MD
Phone: 410-535-2661
web: Kings Landing County Park

Hellen Creek Hemlock Preserve
Phone: 301-897-8570
e-mail: amishra@tnc.org
web: Hellen Creek Hemlock Preserve Website

Charles County

Charles County Parks & Grounds Division
Phone: 301-932-3470
email: rolandt@govt.co.charles.md.us
web: http://www.charlescounty.org/pf/pg/contact.htm
Charles County Park Facilities
Parks and Recreation Calendar

Nanjemoy Creek Preserve
Phone: 301-897-8570
web: Nanjemoy Creek Website

Chapel Point State Park
Located on Port Tobacco River
Phone: 301-743-7613
web: Chapel Point State Park Website

Purse State Park
Located on the Potomac River on Wades Bay
Phone: 301-743-7613
web: Purse State Park Website

Smallwood State Park
Phone: 30-743-7336
web: Smallwood State Park Website

Prince George’s County

City of Cheverly Parks Dept.
City of New Carrollton Parks Dept.

Prince George’s County Dept. of Parks & Recreation
web: http://www.pgparks.com/
Parks and Recreation Calendar

Bowen Wildlife Management Area
Bowen WMA is accessible only by boat.
Phone: 301-743-5161
web: Bowen WMA Website

Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary
11704 Fenno Road
Upper Marlboro, MD
Phone: 301-888-1410
web: Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary Website

Rosaryville State Park
Location of the historic Mount Airy Mansion
Phone: 301-888-1410
Rosaryville State Park Website

Fort Washington National Park
13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Phone: 301-763-4600
web: Fort Washington National Park

Greenbelt National Park
6565 Greenbelt Road
Greenbelt, MD 20770 – 3207
Phone: 301-344-3948
email: kevinnbarry@nps.gov
web: Greenbelt National Park

St. Mary’s County

St. Mary’s County Recreation and Parks
23150 Leonard Hall Dr.
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Phone: 301-475-4200
web: http://www.co.saint-marys.md.us/recreate/index.asp
St. Mary’s County Park Facilities
Parks and Recreation Special Events

Greenwell State Park
25420 Rosedale Manor Lane
Hollywood MD 20636
Phone: 301-373-2320 or 301-872-5688
web: Greenwell State Park Website

Point Lookout State Park
11175 Point Lookout Road
Scotland, MD 20687
Phone: 301-872-5688
web: Point Lookout State Park Website

St. Clement’s Island State Park
Phone: 301-769-2222
web: St. Clement’s Island State Park Website

St. Mary’s River State Park
Phone: 301-872-5688
web: St. Mary’s River State Park Website

Libraries

Libraries on the Web

Internet Public Library
LibrarySpot.com: Encyclopedias, maps, online libraries, quotations, dictionaries & more.

Area Libraries

Your county library home page, besides the library book catalog, has lots of resources like encyclopedias, full text magazine and newspaper articles, and more online and ready for you to find! Explore their website today!!
Maryland Libraries’ Ask Us Now 24-hour Information
Maryland’s Digital eLibrary Consortium

Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County Public Library Online

Annapolis Branch
1410 West St., Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-222-1750
Mon.-Thurs. 9-9; Fri., Sat. 9-5; Sun. 1-5

Broadneck Branch
1275 Green Holly Dr., Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-222-1905
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1-9; Wed., Sat. 9-5; Fri. 1-5

Brooklyn Park Branch
1 East 11th Ave. off Ritchie Hwy., Baltimore, MD 21225
Phone: 410-222-6260
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1-9; Wed., Sat. 9-5; Fri. 1-5

Crofton Branch
1657 Crofton Centre (Rts. 3 & 424), Crofton, MD 21114 Phone: 410-222-7915 or 301-261-3909
Mon.-Thurs. 9-9; Fri., Sat. 9-5; Sun. 1-5

Eastport-Annapolis Neck Branch
269 Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis, MD 21403
Phone: 410-222-1770
TDD: 410-263-1366
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1-9; Wed., Sat. 9-5; Fri. 1-5

Edgewater Branch
25 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater, MD 21037
Phone: 410-222-1538
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1-9; Wed., Sat. 9-5; Fri. 1-5

Linthicum Branch
400 Shipley Rd., Linthicum, MD 21090
Phone: 410-222-6265
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1-9; Wed., Sat. 9-5; Fri. 1-5

Maryland City at Russett Branch
3501 Russett Common, Laurel, MD 21090
Phone: 310-725-2390
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1-9; Wed., Sat. 9-5; Fri. 1-5

Mountain Road
4730 Mountain Rd., Long Point Mall, Pasadena, MD 21122
Phone: 410-222-6699
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1-9; Wed., Sat. 9-5, Fri. 1-5

North County and Library by Mail
1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie, MD 21060
Phone: 410-222-6270
TDD:410-787-0236
Mon.-Thurs. 9-9; Fri., Sat. 9-5; Sun. 1-5

Odenton Branch
1270 Odenton Rd., Odenton, MD 21113
Phone: 410-222-6277
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1-9; Wed., Sat. 9-5, Fri. 1-5

Provinces Branch
Severn Shopping Center, 2624 Annapolis Rd., Severn, MD 21144
Phone: 410-222-6280
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1-9; Wed., Sat. 9-5; Fri. 1-5

Riviera Beach Branch
1130 Duvall Hwy., Pasadena, MD 21122
Phone: 410-222-6285
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1-9; Wed., Sat. 9-5; Fri. 1-5

Severna Park Branch
45 McKinsey Rd., Severna Park, MD 21146
Phone: 410-222-6290
Mon.-Thurs. 9-9; Fri., Sat. 9-5; Sun. 1-5

South County Branch
5940 Deale-Churchton Rd., Deale, MD 20751
Phone: 410-222-1925 410-867-4164
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1-9; Wed., Sat. 9-5; Fri. 1-5

Library Headquarters:
Administrative Headquarters
5 Harry S. Truman Pkwy., Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-222-7371
Mon.-Fri. 8-5

Calvert County

Calvert County Public Libraries Online

Prince Fredrick Main Library
30 Duke Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678-0405
Phone: 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862
TDD: 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862
Mon.-Thurs. 9-9, Fri. 12-5, Sat. 9-5 (9-1 in Summer)

Fairview Branch
8120 Southern Maryland Boulevard, Owings, MD 20736-3701
Phone: 410-257-2101
Mon.-Thurs. 9-9, Fri. 12-5, Sat. 9-5 (9-1 in Summer)

Southern Branch
20 Appeal Lane, Lusby, MD 20657-0599
Phone: 410-326-5289
Mon.-Thurs. 9-9, Fri. 12-5, Sat. 9-5 (9-1 in Summer)

Twin Beaches Branch
3819 Harbor Drive, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732-0910
Phone: 410-257-2411
Mon.-Thurs. 9-9, Fri. 12-5, Sat. 9-5 (9-1 in Summer)

Headquarters:
Calvert Library
30 Duke Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678-9304
Phone: 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862
TDD: 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862
Mon.-Thurs. 9-9, Fri. 12-5, Sat. 9-5 (9-1 in Summer)

Charles County

Charles County Public Library Online

Potomac Branch
3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head, MD 20640
Phone: 301-375-7375
Mon.-Thurs. 9-8, Fri. 1-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. Closed

La Plata Branch
2 Garrett Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646-5959
Phone: 301-934-9001 or 301-870-3520
TDD: 301-934-9090
Mon.-Thurs. 9-8, Fri. 1-5, Sat. 9-5 Sun. Closed

P.D. Brown Memorial Library
50 Village Street, Waldorf, MD 20602-1837
Phone: 301-645-2864 or 301-843-7688
Mon.-Thurs. 9-8, Fri. 1-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. Closed

Library Headquarters
2 Garrett Ave., La Plata, MD 20646
Phone: 301-934-9001 or 301-870-3520
TDD: 301-934-9090
Mon.-Thurs. 9-8, Fri. 1-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. Closed

Prince George’s County

Prince George’s County Memorial Library Online

Accokeek Branch
16200 Livingston Road Accokeek, MD 20607-2249
Phone: 301-283-2521
Mon. 12-8, Tues. & Thurs. 12-6, Wed. 10-6, Sat. 10-5, Fri. & Sun. CLOSED

Baden Branch
13603 Baden-Westwood Road Brandywine, MD 20613-8167
Phone: 301-888-1152
Mon., Wed., & Fri. 10-6 (Closed 12 – 12:30 p.m.), Tues. 12-8, Sat. & Sun. CLOSED

Beltsville Branch
4319 Sellman Road Beltsville, MD 20705-2543
Phone: 301-937-0294
Mon.-Wed. 10-9, Thurs. 10-6, Fri. 1-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. CLOSED

Bladensburg Branch
4820 Annapolis Road Bladensburg, MD 20710-1250
Phone: 301-927-4916
Mon.-Thurs. 10:30-6:30, Sat. 10-5, Fri. & Sun. CLOSED

Bowie Branch
15210 Annapolis Road Bowie, MD 20715
Phone: 301-262-7000
Mon.-Thurs. 10-9, Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. (following Labor Day through mid June) 1-5.

Fairmount Heights Branch
5904 Kolb Street Fairmount Heights, MD 20743-6595
Phone: 301-883-2650
Mon.-Thurs. 11-7, Sat. 10-5, Fri. & Sun. CLOSED

Glenarden Branch
8724 Glenarden Parkway Glenarden, MD 20706-1646
Phone: 301-772-5477
Mon.-Wed. 10-8, Thurs. 10-6, Fri. 1-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. CLOSED

Greenbelt Branch
11 Crescent Road Greenbelt, MD 20770-1898
Phone: 301-345-5800
Mon.-Wed. 10-9, Thurs. 10-6, Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. CLOSED

Hillcrest Heights Branch
2398 Iverson Street Temple Hills, MD 20748-6850
Phone: 301-630-4900
Mon. & Wed. 12-8, Tues., Thurs., & Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. CLOSED

Hyattsville Branch
6530 Adelphi Road Hyattsville, MD 20782-2098
Phone: 301-985-4690
Mon.-Thurs. 10-9, Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. (following Labor Day through mid June) 1-5.

Largo-Kettering Branch
9601 Capital Lane Largo, MD 20774
Phone: 301-336-4044
Mon.-Wed. 10-9, Thurs.-Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. (following Labor Day through mid June)1-5

Laurel Branch
507 Seventh Street Laurel, MD 20707-4013
Phone: 301-776-6790
Mon.-Wed. 10-9, Thurs.-Friday 10-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. (following Labor Day through mid June) 1-5

Mount Rainier Branch
3409 Rhode Island Avenue Mount Rainier, MD 20712-2073
Phone: 301-864-8937
Mon.-Wed. 10-7 (Closed 2-3), Thurs. & Fri. (Closed), Sat. 10-5, Sun. CLOSED

New Carrollton Branch
7414 Riverdale Road New Carrollton, MD 20784-3799
Phone: 301-459-6900
Mon.-Thurs. 10-9, Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. (following Labor Day through mid June)1-5

Oxon Hill Branch
6200 Oxon Hill Road Oxon Hill, MD 20745-3091
Phone: 301-839-2400
Mon.-Thurs. 10-9, Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. (following Labor Day through mid June) 1-5

Public Documents Reference Library
County Administration Building Room 2198 Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-3050
Phone: 301-952-3904
Mon.-Friday 8:30-5, Sat.-Sun. CLOSED

Spauldings Branch
5811 Old Silver Hill Road District Heights, MD 20747-2108
Phone: 301-817-3750
Mon.-Wed. 10-9, Thurs. 10-6, Fri. 1-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. CLOSED

Surratts-Clinton Branch
9400 Piscataway Road Clinton, MD 20735-3632
Phone: 301-868-9200
Mon.-Wed. 10-9, Thurs.-Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. (following Labor Day through mid June) 1-5

Upper Marlboro Branch
14730 Main Street Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-3053
Phone: 301-627-9330
Mon.-Thurs. 11-7, Fri. 1-6, Sat. 10-5, Sunday CLOSED

HEADQUARTERS:
Prince George’s County Memorial Library
6532 Adelphi Road Hyattsville, MD 20782
Phone: 301-699-3500
FAX: 301-699-0122
TTY: 301-808-2061
Mon.-Fri. 8:30-5, Sat.-Sun. CLOSED

St. Mary’s County

St. Mary’s County Memorial Library Online

St. Mary’s County Branch
23250 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650-9601
Phone: 301-475-2846
Mon.-Thurs.9-8, Fri. 12-5, Sat. 9-5(9-1 in Summer)

Lexington Park Branch
21744 South Coral Drive, Lexington Park, MD 20653-1503
Phone: 301-863-8188
Mon.-Thurs. 9-8, Fri. 12-5, Sat. 9-5 (9-1 in Summer)

Charlotte Hall Branch
37600 New Market Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622-9501
Phone: 301-884-2211
Mon.-Thurs. 9-8, Fri. 12-5, Sat. 9-5 (9-1 in Summer)

Headquarters at St. Mary’s County Memorial Library
23250 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650-9601
Phone: 301-475-2846
Mon.-Thurs. 9-8, Fri. 12-5, Sat. 9-5 (9-1 in Summer)

Community Events

State Wide Information

Maryland State Calendar of Events
Native American Indian Events in Maryland
Maryland Department of Natural Resources Calendar
Access Southern Maryland

Information by County

Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County Events Information
Parks and Recreation Calendar
Parks and Recreation Sports Information

Calvert County

Parks and Recreation Calendar
Parks and Recreation Special Events
Parks and Recreation Sports Department
Homeschool Classes at the College of Southern Maryland

Charles County

Charles County Events Information
Parks and Rec Things to Do
Homeschool Classes at the College of Southern Maryland

Prince George’s County

Prince George’s County Events Information
What’s Happening at the Sports and Learning Complex
Parks and Recreation Calendar
Parks and Recreation Programs/Things to Do
Homeschool Classes at Prince George’s Community College

St. Mary’s County

St. Mary’s County Events Information
Parks and Recreation Special Events
Leisure and Recreational Programs with Parks and Rec
Historic St. Mary’s City Events
Homeschool Classes at the College of Southern Maryland

Umbrella Schools

Maryland State Department of Education List of Registered Umbrella Schools
Maryland State Department of Education Umbrella School Information

Member Recommended Umbrella Schools

If you have an umbrella school you would like to recommend, please email me.

For Unschoolers in Particular:

New Creation Academy
834 Hancock Drive
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-677-8057
Email: connect@pobox.com

The Learning Community
9085 Flamepool Way
Columbia, MD 21045-2901
Phone: 410-964-0073
Fax: 410-964-5720
Website: http://www.tlcn.org

Maryland State-Approved Umbrella Schools with Inclusive Philosophies:

THE LEARNING COMMUNITY (TLC)
The Learning Community
9085 Flamepool Way
Columbia, MD 21045-2901
Phone: 410-964-0073
Fax: 410-964-5720
Website: http://www.tlcn.org

NEW CREATION ACADEMY
2335 Biglerville Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-677-8057

CONOWINGO-RISING SUN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Julia Mulling, Administrator
201 Connelly Road
Rising Sun MD 21911
Phone: 410-658-3318
Website: http://www.crscs.org/

ZION’S HOMESCHOOL OVERSITE MINISTRY IN EDUCATION
2714-16 Old Washington Rd.
Westminster, MD 21157
Barbara Grimes, 410-857-2378
Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/zionshome/

Area Support

SOUTHERN MARYLAND HOMESCHOOL NETWORK

Inclusive support group covering Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s, St. Mary’s, and Southern Anne Arundel Counties. For information about joining, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SMHN/

State and Large Area Support Groups

Baltimore-Washington Homeschool Exchange
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BWHE/

Maryland Home Education Association (MHEA)
(This is a statewide homeschooling advocacy group–not a support group or umbrella group)
Manfred Smith, 410-730-0073, or e-mail: manfred@mhea.com
http://www.MHEA.com

Maryland Homeschool
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Marylandhomeschool/

Maryland Homeschooled Teens Forum/Chat
A support/socialization message board forum for homeschooled teens. An online place to gather, meet new homeschooled friends, plan activities, or just chat to other homeschooled teens from Maryland. Contact by e-mail: mdhomeschooledteens@myway.com

Appalachian Regional Cooperative
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/arc-homeschool/

Christian Educators Network
Non-inclusive Christian based support group
http://www.chenmd.org/

Maryland Association of Christian Home Educators
Non-inclusive Christian based support group
http://www.machemd.org/

National and International Support

International Directory of Fully Inclusive Homeschool Groups
http://www.uuhomeschool.org/groups.php3

National Home Educational Network
http://nhen.org/

Vegsource Homeschool Message Boards
http://www.vegsource.com/homeschool/

Home School Legal Defense Association
http://www.hslda.org/Default.asp?bhcp=1

Smaller Area Support Groups in Maryland (in alphabetical order)

Andrews Home Educators
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AHEupdates

Arundel Homeschool Support Group
(Note that this is a CHRISTIAN group, but it accepts members regardless of religious affiliation. Members need not sign the statement of faith, but must agree to conduct themselves and family “according to its intent in the support group.”) Info and membership form available at their website.
http://www.arundelhomeschoolers.org

South Carroll Covenent Keepers
An interdenominational CHEN group with over 60 families in our membership. We have numerous Friday classes for all members as well as special high school classes on Tuesdays. We also do many field trips and special events
Contact person: Erin Klezer
email: sccovenantkeepers@msn.com
http://www.sccovenantkeepers.com

Homeschool Network of Southern Prince George’s County
Contact person: Ruth Pinkney
e-mail: rpink@mci2000.com

North County Home Educators
Inclusive support group centered in Anne Arundel county. Info and membership form available on their webpage.
Contact person: Nancy Greer
e-mail: nche@iqcweb.com
http://www.IQCweb.com/NCHE
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NCHE

Prince George’s Home Learning Network (PGHLN)
Welcomes D.C. members also.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PGHLN/

Saint Mary’s Open Homeschool Support Group
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/StMarysOpenHomeschool

SMASH
Southern Maryland Active and Supportive Homeschoolers
http://www.smashonline.info

Southern Maryland Secular Homeschoolers
Contact person: Christine Basham (Lexington Park)
e-mail: cebasham@yahoo.com

Takoma Park Home Learning Network
Contact person: Kath Meadows
e-mail: kathmeadows@starpower.net