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Find Activities

Chico and its neighboring towns have so much to offer homeschoolers.  Here you will find a list of activities that frequently recommended by homeschoolers along with their contact information and which charter schools they work with.  Activities or service providers that are not registered with charter schools are still available to you but will need to be paid for out-of-pocket.  

Note: We do our best to keep this list updated and correct.  If you find information that needs correcting, we would love to hear from you so we can better serve our community. 

Kids Running

Vendor Legend:  C = CORE   L = Lakeview   S = South Sutter   N/A = Not Applicable   None = Not registered with charters 


Find places that offer academic classes in various subjects such as science, history, and English. See the "Tutors" section below for private tutors.


Animals & Farming

Find places that offer classes in raising animals and growing food. 



Find places that offer classes in various art forms such as ceramics, painting, knitting, and much more.

Girl Painter

Athletics & Movement

Find places that offer sports programs and various options for movement such as gymnastics, rock climbing, etc. These make excellent P.E. classes.

Kids Playing Soccer


Chess enhances critical thinking, strategic planning, and problem-solving skills, while promoting patience, concentration, and good sportsmanship.

Wooden Chess Pieces

Community Recreation Centers

These are the community recreation centers in the area that offer a variety of affordable classes throughout the year.  

Kites Flying in Cloudy Sky


Co-ops are ​groups of homeschoolers that come together to share the task of teaching their children.  Here are some local homeschool co-ops.

High School Art


Dance lessons cultivate physical fitness, artistic expression while promoting self-confidence, discipline, and social skills.

Young Ballerinas


These are places that are great for helping kids meet other kids and build their social skills while working in teacher supported spaces.

Kids Dancing

Horseback Riding

Horseback riding lessons promotes physical fitness and coordination while instilling discipline, confidence, and a unique connection with an animal.

Horseback Riding Class

Martial Arts

Martial arts teach discipline, physical fitness, and character building. Find local vendors that are frequently recommended here. 

Martial Arts Class


Taking music lessons enhances cognitive abilities, fosters discipline, and promotes emotional well-being. 

Music Class


These are programs that offer classes and activities for kids under 5.

Kids in Preschool


Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math (STEAM) is a key component of modern academics. Find STEAM classes here.

Technology Class

Sew, Knit, Crochet

Fiber arts are a useful and creative skill to learn. Here are several organizations in our area that offer classes in fiber arts. 



Here are programs in our area that teens often enjoy. Note: Many of the other categories also have teen options, so don't limit yourself to this area.

Happy group of friends


Theater builds communication and public speaking skills while promoting creativity and self-confidence. 



Tutoring for homeschoolers provides personalized support, tailored instruction, and individualized learning experiences.

Online Class


Volunteering enhances homeschoolers' education by providing real-world experiences, fostering a sense of community, and cultivating life skills.

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