Area Groups
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Midlands Support Groups & Co-ops
Christian Homeschoolers of Northeast Columbia
Northeast Columbia area
Mary Ann Adams
maryannhadams@gmail.com
Welcomes homeschool and virtual school families for support, fellowship, and field trips.

Fairfield Association of Christian Educators
Winnsboro, SC
fairfieldhomeschoolers@ymail.com
http://www.fairfieldhomeschoolers.org/
Supports homeschoolers in Fairfield County and surrounding areas with weekly co-op classes, field trips, and fellowship opportunities throughout the year.

Forest Acres Christian Educators (FACE)
Columbia, SC
Maryann Sarazen
sarazen1@gmail.com

The geographic center of this group is Forest Acres, members come from Camden, Sumter, Swansea, and the Northeast.

For the Heart Homeschoolers
Clarendon County Area (Manning, etc.)
Stephanie Truesdell
CaffeinatedSteph@gmail.com
Serves homeschooling families in Clarendon County. We offer support, field trips, Moms Day Out and co-op opportunities to Christian and secular homeschoolers.

Fort Jackson Homeschool Group
Bethany Storlazzi
johnlazzi@yahoo.com
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FortJacksonHomeSchoolers/
Support group for homeschoolers with access to Fort Jackson. Civilian friends can join our group for off-post activities, or outdoors on-post gatherings.

HERALD 5
Lexington/Richland District 5
Cyndi McCallister - 803.732.9546
cyndikarlmac@hotmail.com
We primarily support homeschoolers in the Lexington/Richland District 5 area but we do have families in the Chapin and Lexington area as well.

Homeschooling in Aiken
Aiken, SC
Allison LaBorde
chimichurriandt@yahoo.com
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HSinA/
Inclusive group of homeschooling families in the Aiken area. Weekly playgroups, field trips, and activities throughout the year. Here you will find a place to share ideas, resources, experiences, and make friends. 

North Augusta Homeschool
North Augusta, SC
Emily Kohlbacher
edhkohl@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/groups/185720538165836/
This group welcomes everyone—virtual charter schoolers to radical unschoolers and everyone in between. Meets for weekly playdates in North Augusta.

REACH
Columbia and Lexington, SC
http://www.reachgroup.org/
Serves Columbia/Lexington County and surrounding areas.

SHIELD
Lexington County, SC
kscollins2@icloud.com
http://www.shieldonline.org
Serves Lexington county and surrounding areas.


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If your support group or co-op isn't listed here, please email us at editor@carolinahomeschooler.com with information about your group. Only groups and co-ops that are not-for-profit and charge only nominal fees to cover expenses are included.

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