Meet others who homeschool or unschool their children and learn about the resources available to support you on the journey of untraditional learning.

Please RSVP at info@walnutgrovecoop.com. Send your name and the names and ages of your children in your message. You will receive a reply with detailed directions about attending. If you have an interest in teaching, please visit our Employment page.

Free Fridays

Our free summer days are a great way to meet others who attend our classes and to check out our programs. Most of these activities target children 10 and older. Siblings are welcome and a play area for younger children will be available. Parents will stay and participate. The free programs are a preview of how we teach in our programs! 

Registration is required. Email info@walnutgrovecoop.com to register. All sessions will take place from 10:00am-12:00pm.

August 2  STEaM Maker Space Challenges
Design, build and create. Visit our STEaM stations and use your creativity to problem solve. Learners will use legos, loose parts, adhesives, and ingenuity to tackle some engineering and/or art challenges. Event on Facebook

August 9  Skillful Play: Gameschooling
We will provide cooperative, competitive, and role-playing games. We will also feature a “re-invent the game” area. Learners can explore a new game or bring and play a favorite. See how math, vocabulary, and social skills intertwine to make learning fun. Event on Facebook

August 16  Hour of Code: Magic Making
Try your hand at casting coding spells. Play and modify magic and illusion games in Scratch. Leaners can explore the ever-popular Harry Potter themed spells or explore the world of programming optical illusions with graphics. Event on Facebook

August 23  Skillful Play: Mindful Art — Making the Universe
Visit our art stations using pastels, watercolors, and mixed media to create out-of-this-world art. Several art projects will be offered and can be combined, if desired. All art will dry in time to go home! Learn about the constellations, nebulas, and other astronomical objects. Event on Facebook

August 30 Outdoor Learning: “Forest School”
Come hike with us and see our Outdoor Immersive Learning area. Children will lead the way as we climb, use tools, and learn about what lives in the creek and pond. Nets and other tools will be provided. Be prepared to get wet! NOTE: This program is open to all ages (not targeted to middle schoolers specifically). Event on Facebook

Visit the Coop

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 
10:00am Tour, Meet and Greet 
Come learn about our programs and clubs.  Anyone who is interested in potentially enrolling for the 2019-20 sessions may RSVP.

See posts that describe what we offer:

Salamander: Preschool Time

Forest School

Chrysalis: K-2nd Enrichment

Tortoise: 3rd-5th Enrichment

Osprey: 6th-8th Enrichment

Summer Camps