Area Support


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

State and Large Area Support Groups

Baltimore-Washington Homeschool Exchange

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:

Maryland Homeschool

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:

Appalachian Regional Cooperative

Christian Educators Network
Non-inclusive Christian based support group

Maryland Association of Christian Home Educators
Non-inclusive Christian based support group

National and International Support

International Directory of Fully Inclusive Homeschool Groups

National Home Educational Network

Vegsource Homeschool Message Boards

Home School Legal Defense Association

Smaller Area Support Groups in Maryland (in alphabetical order)

Andrews Home Educators

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.

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

Homeschool Network of Southern Prince George’s County
Contact person: Ruth Pinkney

North County Home Educators
Inclusive support group centered in Anne Arundel county. Info and membership form available on their webpage.
Contact person: Nancy Greer

Prince George’s Home Learning Network (PGHLN)
Welcomes D.C. members also.

Saint Mary’s Open Homeschool Support Group

Southern Maryland Active and Supportive Homeschoolers

Southern Maryland Secular Homeschoolers
Contact person: Christine Basham (Lexington Park)

Takoma Park Home Learning Network
Contact person: Kath Meadows