Lessons, Classes, Activities

Contact: Kayla Stewart
Email: kayla@theanimcourse.com
Chad Stewart, former Disney animator and homeschool dad, is offering animation and drawing classes to school age children. The classes are live, online 12 week sessions for one hour per week. Come join the fun!!

Offering private cello and violin lessons ages 6-adult. Principal cellist of the Claremont Symphony with over 25 yrs teaching experience. Daytime lessons available.
Monrovia location.
Phone: 626-303-3497
Email: annesherrill@earthlink.net  

Contact: Grace, grace@baywoodlearningcenter.org Baywood Learning Center alternative education program provides customized curriculum for gifted students. We develop workshops around exceptional interests of our students. We also offer a hybrid school and PSP program. www.baywoodlearningcenter.org


California ReLeaf, a nonprofit urban forestry organization, has a variety of lessons, activities, and challenges for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students, including an California Arbor Week Poster Contest. Homeschool students can participate as a class or individually and win prizes. Lessons meet California Science Content Standards and are a great way to teach children about trees and nature.
Contact: Kathleen Ford
Email: kfarren@californiareleaf.org


contact: Cindy Deane
email: cindeane@gmail.com
URL: http://cindydeanemusic.com
French Horn lessons about 4th grade - adult, all levels. Begninning Brass, Trumpet, trombone, Horn. Singing for young voices, learn to read music, sing with ease. Piano for age 4 and up. Learn to read music. Burbank, CA


contact: Leslie Young email: circleofhands@sonic.net URL: circleofhandswaldorfshop.com Circle of Hands specializes in games, all-natural craft materials & kits and creative toys to foster learning from early education through the grades. We focus on nurturing healthy, media-free childhood experiences.

Group Vocal and Keyboard Classes in Pasadena Studio. Private Instruction available in Piano/Voice/Flute. Special rates for Home School Groups.
Email Dan Mudd at dan@coolpianosongs.com

Dedicated to providing solid dance skills, while encouraging a love of dance. All ages and levels welcome, with special class times for homeschoolers. Also offered: musical theater, yoga, fitness for teens.
Email: frontdesk@dance1redondo.com


GO-FAME is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit theatrical producing and training program for youth, ages 8-18, providing a safe place for budding young artists to explore the arts and develop their skills. Kids learn about and experience theatre from audition to performance, both on stage and behind the scenes. We are working to create a fun, safe andhappy community of performers and future patrons of the arts.

Contact Kathy McGuire at kmcguire@go-fame.org


HOCUS FOCUS™ combines education and imagination to help children improve their abilities in planning, sequencing, organizing tasks and movements, fine motor skills, gross motor function/coordination, concentration, memory skills, communication, social behaviors, and so much more! Contact: Kevin Spencer at office@HocusFocusEducation.com


Our workshops, excursions, and community resources are designed to help Bay Area families, with school aged children, customize their educational options to empower and engage the next generation of learners.

contact: Jodie Fillhardt

email: Info@HomeroomEducation.com
URL: www.HomeroomEducation.com


Join Risa Lenore in an active literacy class for ages 3-8 combining storytelling, physical theater and dance. Integrating children's ideas, we create story-dances based on literature, science and improvisation!

Contact: Risa Dye
Email: jellyjamtime@gmail.com


Contact: Katherine Meadows, newjournos@gmail.com

Professional course for grades-10-12 in the basics of journalism. Learn to gather and write news and features and much more. Be ready to work at any community newspaper, blog or local media. www.journalismbootcamp.com

Private music lessons in your home in the Pasadena area! Ages 4+ piano violin viola cello bass, voice (girls 10+). 20 yrs experience. Very reasonable rates! liz.elliot.music@gmail.com or 323-715-6164.

contact: Joanne Papini, Info@makerlabextreme.com Makerspace for kids with mega building materials, 3D printers, power tools, paint wall, glow room, ongoing escape room project, chemistry lab, engineering vending machine, sewing center. We do parties, classes, camps and field trips! www.makerlabextreme.com

contact: Elliott Anderson
email: elliott@moderntonestudios.com
URL: https://moderntonestudios.com/
ModernTone Studios is a music school and professional recording studio, located in Lafayette, CA. Offering lessons in guitar, bass, drums, vocals, piano, song writing, and music theory; for all skill levels and age groups!


Create the happy habit of learning music with your children in a small group environment. Develop a strong musical foundation for 3-10 yr olds. To find a teacher near you or to learn how to become an MYC teacher click myc.com.  

Email: mycwest@gmail.com.


contact: Candice Choi, Director (650) 648-3381

email: info@musiciansinthemaking.com

URL: www.musiciansinthemaking.com

Musicians in the Making offers a GROUP AND INDIVIDUAL PIANO LESSONS program in San Francisco and the greater peninsula! Join us and perform, compose, and improvise from the first lesson! We offer semiannual recitals, local/international piano examinations, community outreach opportunities, and many community events. Welcoming all ages!  


Outschool helps you find great learning activities near you and online. Browse hundreds of activities including one-off field trips, camps and semester-long courses. Sign-up for email updates to keep up-to-date with new offerings.
Contact: Amir Nathoo
Email: amir@outschool.com


Play-Well TEKnologies provides project-based programs designed to teach principles/methods of engineering to ages 5 - 14, utilizing over 100,000 pieces of LEGO®. We have been teaching home-school programs in CA for the past 11 years.

Contact Jeffrey Harry Email: jeff@play-well.org

David Dempster, david@dempsterconsulting.com


Course designed for homeschool setting. Produces real musicians who can read music and play it on a keyboard. No trained music teacher needed. Age 12+, or younger with adult help. See for yourself - free lesson.


Red Pelican Music offers the finest private music lessons in Los Angeles. In-home & studio lessons with world-class instructors. Piano, guitar, bass, voice, drums & more. Call us - (310) 893-0776. We love answering questions!

Contact: Brian Robbins
Email: info@redpelicanmusic.com

Contact: Dana Stanford, dstanford@escondidochoralarts.com Sing and be inspired! The Center Children's Chorus, ages 7-14, meets Mondays, from 4-5:00 PM at the Center for the Arts, Escondido Education Studios. Singers learn to read music and the joy of singing together. www.escondidochoralarts.com

Develop skills, discover talent and have fun engaging in a wide range of cultural and recreational classes/camps! Classes in ceramics, art, creative writing, dance, and more!

To register call (310) 618-2720 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/ClassRegistration for more information contact Joyce Bell, JBell@TorranceCA.Gov

Sublime storytelling of world myth cycles and folktales, with live harp accompaniment. Friday morning story hours in SF near GG Park. Come make a circle of magic!

Contact: Claudia Dudley
Email: cjensendudley@aol.com

Personalized learning at its best! The Complete Academic Enrollment includes enrichment resources and interactive multimedia courses in Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, and Science. Experience H.E.A.R.T. for K-12th grades.

Contact Kathleen Sabo at UpliftingEducation@gmail.com


Art, music, crafts, movement, P.E., folk dancing, yoga, science, math, writing, eurythmy & more. Warm, nurturing environment. Outstanding, dedicated teachers. Waldorf, C. Mason, Classical, unschooling.

Contact: Sandi Russi
Email: sandi@wholisticlearningresources.net



I offer a space for students to harness the powers of written expression and build creative confidence. I use their interests, capabilities, and experiences to guide my approach in group classes and individualized instructional settings.
contact: Rachel Rosekind, PhD, rosekindness@gmail.com

YEA Camp is a life-changing camp for world-changing teens! This week-long overnight summer camp for social change trains and supports 12-17 year-olds to make a bigger difference on a cause they care about.
contact: Nora Kramer, info@yeacamp.org www.yeacamp.org

Live online classes using live video streaming, e-Tech classes offers technology exposure in a fun way for various age groups. Scratch , Python,Website , Apps and more........

Contact: Young Gates
Email: learnprogrammingfirst@gmail.com

 HL updated list 6/2018

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