Friday, January 1, 2016

FEET Homeschool Co-op Band and Choir


FEET Homeschool Co-op Band and Choir

FEET has openings available in their band and choirs for new members. The next session will begin on January 12th .

FEET meets in Esko at St. Matthew’s Church on Tuesdays. There will be a concert in May for all those involved in band and choir.

Group band practice is from 11:55-12:55, individual lesson times are held on the same day but will vary and are assigned by the director.  Band fees are $35/month for the first student in a family, $20/month for the second student in the same family, any additional students in the same family are free.

 FEET offers Sr. Choir for those in grade 6 and above from 10:30-11:25, and Jr. Choir for those in grades K –5 from 11:25-12:55.  Choir fees are $53/year for the first student in a family, and $38/year for each additional student in the same family.

Each family joining either band or choir will need to pay a $30 FEET membership fee, and a $15 per participating student facility fee.

Jennifer Osborne is the FEET Band Director. She would love to speak with you and share more about our band. She may be reached at: 218-390-1615 or

Jackie Vogt is the FEET Choir Director. She would enjoy speaking with you if you are interested in having your student join one of our choirs. She may be reached at: 218-389-6266 or

Monday, August 31, 2015

Back-to-Homeschool Information Packet

  The link below connects to the information packet that was provided at the Back-to-Homeschool Information Night. The packet contains a lot information regarding homeschooling regulations, activities in our area, as well as homeschool resources.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

F.E.E.T Co-op in Esko

Register now for F.E.E.T. Co-op in Esko

Families Enriching Education Together (F.E.E.T.) will be meeting on Tuesday’s this year at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Esko. We are a group of Christian Homeschoolers who gather together to enrich our children’s home education by offering a place for group learning and support. We also offer opportunities for field trips and group events throughout the year.
We have parent led enrichment classes. We also have a band for students in grade 4 and above, as well as a Jr. Choir, and a Sr. Choir.
We are closing our registration soon, however we are open to accepting new families after this date providing there is space available.
If you are interested in learning more about our group please contact us at:

For F.E.E.T's information packet, please click on the link below:

Friday, May 22, 2015

Barry Stebbing's Art Class

Registration is NOW OPEN for Barry Stebbing's Art Class.

Classes will be held October 19th, 20th and 21st from 9-12 at Mount of Olives Baptist Church in Duluth - 1500 Swan Lake Road Duluth, MN.

Cost is $35 for students ($40 after August 1) for the entire three days. Parents are encouraged to take the class (same price as students). Only parents participating in class need to pay - all parents/adults welcome to observe

We will need about 10 adults to help for class so if you'd like to help volunteer, please let Sheri know as there will be a special for those first 10 volunteers who commit. Please email to and Sheri will forward you the registration form and additional information!

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Testing Information

Sara Floerke is available in our area for testing your students.

Sara Floerke


Thursday, July 10, 2014

Hartley Nature Center Homeschool Classes 2014-15

Hartley Nature Center
3001 Woodland Ave.
Duluth, MN 55803
(218) 724-6735

Hartley Nature Center offers monthly programming for homeschooled youth ages 4 through 15, with volunteer opportunities for older youth interested in assisting classes. Our popular homeschool classes are now available in a morning (9-11 am) session or an afternoon (1-3 pm) session. Registration begins August 13 and families register for an entire year (9 sessions that run September through May) of programming.

Classes are divided into:
Preschool Porcupines (ages 4&5)
Ramblin’ Raccoons (ages 6&7)
Bushwhackers (ages 8&9
Nature Scientists (ages 10-12)
Hartley Stewards (ages 13-15)

The cost for the 2014-2015 school year is $93 for Hartley Nature Center members and $139 for non-members. Scholarships available for qualifying students!  
Space is limited!

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Local Science and Math Support

Amos Tarfa, is a local teacher and founder of Learning Institute for Excellence (LIFE). LIFE offers courses and tutoring in math and science.

LIFE has passionate teachers who invest in students to mentor them while helping them excel at math, science, leadership, and many other areas of study and application.

More information can be found at:

In addition, free math and science tool for families can be found at

Monday, August 26, 2013

Lake Superior Zoo homeschool classes 2014-15

Lake Superior Zoo

72nd Avenue West & Grand Avenue
Duluth, MN 55807
(218) 730-4900

Homeschool Classes: ages 2-17
We’ll explore science concepts using the outdoors as our classroom and live animals as our teachers! Travel with the seasons and learn how animals survive the changing weather around the world. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. New this year: Purchase as a four-program session and save!
Purchased separately:
Members: $13 per class
Nonmembers: $15 per class
Purchased as four-program session:
Members: $45
Non-members: $55
All classes are Wednesdays 1-3 p.m.

Fall 2014 Sessions:

Zoo Tots: ages 2-3 with a favorite adult (no older siblings please)
  1st and 3rd Mondays of the month from 10:30 - 11:00 am
  Onsgard Room, Main Building
  No Zoo Tots on Labor Day

Cub Club: ages 4-6
   Friday, September 12, 2014 | 10 a.m.-Noon | Animal Eyes
   Friday, October 10, 2014 | 10 a.m.-Noon | Animal Ears
   Friday, November 14, 2014 | 10 a.m.-Noon | Animal Noses
   Friday, December 12, 2014 | 10 a.m.-Noon | Animal Touch
Homeschool Classes: ages 7-17
   Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | 1-3 p.m. | Animal Eyes
   Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | 1-3 p.m. | Animal Ears
   Wednesday, November 5, 2014 | 1-3 p.m. | Animal Noses
   Wednesday, December 3, 2014 | 1-3 p.m. | Animal Touch

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Duluth and Superior YMCA Gym and Swim Classes

The Duluth YMCA is Offering a P.E. Class for Homeschool Students.
The Superior YMCA is Offering Unstructure Gym and Swim time for the Entire Family.
The Duluth YMCA is offering 45 min. of structured gym time and 45 min. of pool time with a new skill taught weekly. 
Registration:  Classes are grouped into 7 week sessions. Registration is opened one week prior to each 7 week session. The first class is September 10th. Registration opens September 3rd for YMCA members and September 5th from non-members.

Duluth YMCA
302 W 1st Street
Duluth, Minnesota 55802
(218) 722-4745
Tuesdays 2-4pm
$43 members; $69 non-members

The Superior YMCA is offering Open Gym & Swim for the entire family.
Families can pay as they go or sign up for the session and save some money.
A great way to enhance the home school experience for the whole family. This course is designed to provide a free time for home school students/families to learn and play together. Time will be divided into a half hour in the big gym or kids gym and then an hour in the pool. You can come for just gym or pool or both. Anyone under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult and the adult must be in the water with their child. Pay by the day or sign up for the whole session and save.
2:00-2:30 pm Gym & Kids

Gym Open
2:30-3:30 Open Pool

Cost per Family for seven week session:
Member $25
General Public $65

Cost per Individual for seven week session:
Member $7
General Public $19

Cost per Family per time:
Member $5
General Public $10

Cost per Individual per time:
Member $2
General Public $3

Superior YMCA
9 N 21st Street
Superior, Wisconsin 54880
(715) 392-5611

Friday, August 23, 2013

Homeschool skate rollerskating at World of Wheels

World of Wheels
1218 Oakes Ave., Superior
(715) 392-1031
Homeschool skate is the second Thursday of the month from 1-3:30 p.m. Cost is $4 per skater; skate rental is included. Rollerblades are $2 extra. You also may bring in your own skates. Strollers are allowed if pushed by an adult.

Dates for the 2014-15 School Year:
Sept. 11 • Oct. 09 • Nov. 13 • Dec. 11 • Jan. 08 • Feb. 12 • March 12 • April 09 • May 14

  This longtime homeschool event includes a live DJ, contests, games and prizes. Admission is free for non-skaters. Parents may walk alongside their children to help them skate. Strollers are allowed on the rink, if pushed by an adult.
  The manager requests no outside food be brought in. There is a snack bar that includes fresh popcorn. There are some arcade games, claw machine and a prize store, too.
  World of Wheels is newly remodeled with a larger seating area, new carpet and a resurfaced skating rink. See pictures on the World of Wheels website.

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World of Wheels Skate Center
1218 Oakes Ave.
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: (715) 392-1031

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Homeschool days at Vertical Endeavors

Vertical Endeavors offers Homeschool Days to homeschool students and families on the third Wednesday of the month! Indoor rock climbing is a great way to introduce your students to a unique experience in a controlled, professional environment.

2014-15 Homeschool Schedule
  • August 20th
  • September 17th
  • October 15th
  • November 19th
  • December 17th
  • January 21th
  • February 18th
  • March 18th
  • April 15th
  • May 20th
  • June 17th
  • July 15th
$10/person * 2-4:30 p.m. *

Includes harness. To speed up the check-in process, please fill out the digital waiver prior to your visit. You will need to print and sign the completed copy, then bring it in on your first visit. Call us at (218) 279-9980 for more information.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Homeschool bowling at Incline Station

Incline Station Bowling Center will host homeschool bowling again for the 2013-14 school year. The address is 601 West Superior Street (across the street from the main library), Duluth, Minnesota 55802. Phone: (218) 722-BOWL
The cost is $2.75 per game, including free shoes. Food is available to purchase.
1 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month.
You can show up with just your family and enjoy the group rate no matter how many bowlers come! It's also a great opportunity for homeschool co-ops or clubs to have some fun together.

Dates for the 2014-15 School Year:
  Sept. 3
  Oct. 1
  Nov. 5
  Dec. 3
  Jan. 7
  Feb. 4
  March 4
  April 1
  May 6

Monday, August 19, 2013

Seams Sew Cool sewing lessons

Check out this great website for sewing lessons:
Classes start the week of 9/18/13

Monday, May 13, 2013

Fiddle lessons from local musician

  GAELYNN LEA IS NOW TEACHING FIDDLE Gaelynn Lea has been playing fiddle in Duluth for almost 20 years & is now offering private lessons. All ages welcome! Reasonable rates. Call 218-349-6483 with questions & for pricing. Gaelynn Lea is offering private fiddle lessons for children and adults, as well as concert planning and music marketing services.

Private Lesson Rates:

$15/30-minute lesson
$20/45-minute lesson
$25/60-minute lesson

Pay for 4 lessons in advance and receive the 5th lesson free!

Concert planning and music marketing rates available upon request. Call 218-349-6483 or email with questions!

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Photos from Experts' Night 2013

Experts' Night 2013
Thanks, everybody, for coming to Experts' Night 2013! If you click the photo above, you should get to our photo gallery.