The HomeSchool

Association of California

Events, Field Trips, Travel


Cultural and linguistic foreign exchange program for children and teens (9 - 17). Live with a family in Europe, then host your European exchange partner. 2014 Application deadline is March 31! Check out
Contact: Kristin Bigelow

Big Air Trampoline Parks & Splash Kingdom Waterpark

Enjoy physical activity in a fun setting for all ages and abilities. Join us for special monthly Homeschool Days or visit anytime with a pre-reserved group of ten more more. Big Air open year-round; Splash Kingdom open May -Sept.

Contact: Lianne Leiss
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Casterbridge Tours
Learn To Travel - Travel To Learn! We believe in the cultural benefits of our educational travel services. We guarantee a quality educational experience on your own custom-designed itinerary with as few as 10 paying participants.

Celebration Education

Fun thematic classes held in small groups in homes in Southern California. Theme-related field trips. Classes held at Disneyland.

Contact Heather Martinson Email:


Explorit Science Center
Enjoy hands-on science discovery at our family-friendly museum and a nature site in Davis. We take science programs on the road to schools and community sites in 18 counties. The center offers everyone the chance to “Think it… Try it… Explorit.”

Hardwood Palace: Northern California Sport and Event Center

Hardwood Palace provides high quality athletic and team building experiences in a premier sports venue for amateur athletes and their families and fans. Contact us today to find out how we can help you plan a successful tournament, party or team building event.

Hidden Villa Farm and Wilderness
Contact: Colleen Rafferty
Hidden Villa Explorers are exciting programs based on experiential outdoor learning that inspires curiosity and investigation. Children learn about farm animals, nature, and wilderness as well as communications and teamwork.

Medieval Times
We bring history to life!! Students take a journey back to the Middle Ages. Our 90 minute educational matinee, which includes performance and lunch, enhances your classroom lesson. No minimum group required.

Contact: Joan Serot

Not Back to School Camp

Brand new session in Joshua Tree ~ January 2015! Join our affectionate and inspired tribe of teenage unschoolers and homeschoolers ~ 20th annual camp sessions are held in Oregon, Vermont, and now California too.

Contact: Grace Llewellyn


Pixie Vacations
Teach your children the World on your next Family vacation. Step into the pages of history, meet legendary figures and live timeless stories through unique activities designed just for the Family. Subscribe to my newsletter for exceptional offers. Contact: Diane Mendoza

Play in the Wild! Initiations into Nonviolence for Youth, Families, & Anyone Working with Youth

A full immersion education in the principles and practices of nonviolence, mindfulness, interdependence, wilderness, cultural diversity, and service. Programs for youth, families, and anyone working with youth.
Contact Jesse Wiens at

 Play-Well TEKnologies

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:

Project World School

Project World School International Retreats- Inspiring temporary learning communities around the globe for unschooled and homeschooled teens.

Contact: Lainie Liberti

 School at Sea
Cruise Events for families and friends who share a love of learning. Onboard classes and family-fun activities include Science Lab, Art Exploration, Scavenger Hunt, and Family Trivia. We will be sailing Disney and Carnival, and visiting exciting ports in Alaska, Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii.

Unschool Adventures: Trips for the Untethered Teen
Innovative international trips and domestic leadership programs for teenage homeschoolers and unschoolers

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