Homeschool Montgomery! Advertiser Directory
HSM! supporters offer a variety of products and services appealing to homeschool families including academic instruction, education consultation, entertainment venues, extracurricular and physical fitness programs, homeschool cooperatives, music instruction, tutoring, museum tours and exhibitions, parenting resources, and professional communication services.
Academy of Fine Arts
Gaithersburg, MD I 301-947-9705 I Email
Offers the area’s finest music, dance, acting and musical theatre classes for the entire family! Provides year-round education to hundreds of students on campus in Gaithersburg and off campus for homeschool groups, pre-schools and daycare centers.
The WiloStar3D Academy
Bonita Springs, FL I 1-877-711-8117 I Email
The WiloStar3D Academy is a unique interactive online virtual school for creative homeschoolers. Our nationally recognized SACS accredited program continues to break new ground in 3D immersive educational experiences for students. WiloStar3D offers students in grades 4-12 both part-time and full-time enrollment opportunities. Avatar Storytellers, for ages 9-12, is a part-time language arts program and WiloStar3D Academy is our fully accredited 3D school for grades 6-12. Students create interactive 3D virtual worlds as part of the learning process and attend class inside an immersive 3D campus. Ideal for gifted and talented as well as special needs students! Contact Janet Hale at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center
40 S. Carroll Street, Frederick, MD 21701 I 301-698-0656 x 366 I Email
The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center provides the Frederick region with educational opportunities and experiences in the visual arts through classes, exhibits, and programs. Classes are offered in an ever-growing list of media and subjects for all ages and levels of experience. The small class sizes are led by experienced instructors, who are also working artists. Our award-winning facility features classroom/studio spaces for drawing, painting, crafts, photography, printmaking, wood, and ceramics as well as a reference library.
Woodsboro, MD I 301-898-7867 | Email
Local professional artist offering children’s art classes emphasizing all the basic building blocks of fine art and art appreciation through a genuine art experience. Classes for homeschool students in individual or group sessions held at Woodsboro studio.
Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center I Orton Gillingham Tutoring and Math and Study Skills Instruction
Education Consultation | Tutoring Instruction
22 West Jefferson Street, Suite 307 Rockville, MD 20850 I 301-762-2414 I Email
Nationally Certified Academic Therapists trained by the Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center (ASDEC) use Orton-Gillingham Based techniques to teach children and adults how to read. Our graduate-level program requires therapists to train for over two years to deliver the most effective research based multisensory language education. For over 10 years, ASDEC’s professional educators have helped hundreds of students achieve their academic potential, with most going on to college, graduate school and successful careers. Contact ASDEC for help with reading, math, study skills and writing. We serve students aged 6 and above in Maryland, DC and Northern VA.
Julie Hayn and Suzanne Holstein I Orton Gillingham Reading Tutoring I 301-693-8480 I Email
Orton Gillingham is a phonetic, systematic, sequential tutoring method which utilizes the visual, auditory, kinesthetic and tactile senses to teach reading. Sessions include phonological training, sight word attack, fluency training, skill building games, reading aloud and spelling. Improve your child’s accuracy, speed, comprehension and overall reading fluency skills! For more information, see flyer here or contact email@example.com .
Elizabeth Johnson I Tutoring and Math and Science Instruction I 301-277-1954 I Email
Offering tutoring and classes in science and math for middle school through high school students. Located in Hyattsville, MD near Adelphi Rd and MD 410. Please see flyer for more information.
Mindworks Learning Institute LLC
5350 Spectrum Dr., Suite A, Frederick, MD 21703 | 301-898-7222 | Email
Mindworks has been providing quality comprehensive educational services in the Frederick community since 1998. The cornerstone of the Mindworks mission is improvement of cognition, memory, focus, attention, etc. for the struggling student, building both confidence and academic success. Telos Academy of Mindworks provides challenging academic coursework for homeschooled students, grades 6-HS in state-of-the-art Mount Saint Mary’s, Frederick campus classrooms. Telos students enhance their education through, Individualized Learning, Independent Study, Friday Workshops and/or Small Class experience. Other Mindworks services: Comprehensive Learning Assessment, Tutoring, POWER READING, Early Reader/K Readiness Program and more.
Christine Pritt I Writing Classes I 301-845-7118
Offering classes on Basic Composition, Creative Writing, Persuasive Writing, and Researching History starting in Fall 2010 in Walkersville, MD. For more info, see flyer.
Teachable Moments I Tutoring - Advocacy - Consulting I Email
We are certified special educators who can help you customize your lessons to your child's learning style and strengths. We are available to come to your home to teach and/or help you create engaging, hands-on lessons. Our experience ranges from birth through high school, including Algebra I & II and Geometry. We believe in making learning fun and that all children deserve to have their education individualized! Please check out our website and contact us at 240-676-1543 or 301-788-6198 .
Dancing Bear Toys and Gifts
Educational Games and Toys
12 North Market St., Frederick, MD I 301-631-9300
Located in Historic Downtown Frederick, a specialty toy store loaded with educational toys and games, all powered by imagination and no batteries. Family board games, eco-friendly toys, science kits, arts and crafts and more!
Frederick Community College Homeschool Enrichment
Frederick, MD I 301-624-2820 I Email
FCC's Home School Enrichment program is designed to supplement at-home schooling instruction. Classes are offered on weekdays and are taught by FCC adjunct faculty, home school parents, and professionals. Class size is limited to 18. Subjects are age appropriate and organized by age group (9-12, 13-16).
L.I.F.E. & Discovery
Frederick, MD I Email
A local not-for-profit learning institute for enrichment, offers courses related to Asian language and culture for children and adults, as well as sponsoring the annual Lunar New Year Celebration in Frederick, and select summer camps. Current offerings include Chinese, Arabic, and Russian language classes. We also offer calligraphy and math enrichment classes. For more information please visit our website or or email.
Weekly Writer Club
Escondido, CA I www.weeklywriter.org
The international Weekly Writer Club is an exciting online Language Arts program, motivating students in Grades 2-8 to enjoy writing about subjects that interest them. Customized writing activities can be aligned with state standards and includes: Web 2.0 technology (blogs, forums, wikis, messages), pen pal friendships, and more. Fall and Spring terms include all aspects of writing, book and magazine groups, leadership awards, and letter-writing to career experts. Summer activities include a Virtual European Tour. The popular WWClub Mailbox Tutor, our offline alternative, offers fun writing assignments with surprises and optional grades. Highly-discounted family memberships! Open enrollment year-round.
The Kitchen Studio
Extracurricular Programs & Physical Fitness
Frederick, MD I 301-663-6442 I Email
Christine Van Bloem is the owner and instructor extraordinaire of The Kitchen Studio Cooking School in Frederick, MD. Celebrating 5 years in business, The Kitchen Studio offers recreational cooking classes for teens, tweens, and adults. Special homeschool sessions are also available. Visit our website at www.KitchenStudioFrederick.com for complete schedules and information or www.GottaBreakSomeEggs.com for teen and tween-centric recipes and cooking videos.
Homeschool Cooperatives and Umbrella Organizations
The Learning Community International
Administration Office: 410-730-0073 I Email
TLCI is an accredited private school offering a K-12 individualized learning umbrella program for homeschoolers throughout Maryland since 1984. For more information, visit online or see flyer here.
FCC's Music For Enrichment
Frederick, MD l 301-846-2566
Individual instruction for students, ages 6 through adult and at any level, in piano, voice, guitar, brass, strings, woodwinds and percussion. Students may choose 13 half-hour, 45-minute, or hour-long sessions. An additional week is reserved for recitals. Students provide their own practice instruments. Students under the age of 6 may study with permission of instructor. Prior to registration, students should call the instructor for availability and individual lesson scheduling.
The Frederick String Initiative
Frederick, MD | 301-620-2421 | Email
The Frederick String Initiative offers violin, viola, and harp lessons to the Frederick Community. Students are thoughtfully held to the highest standards. A solo recital is presented every semester at the Delaplaine Arts Center on Carroll Creek in downtown Frederick.
Call 301-620-2421 or visit our website.
Learn to Play and Play to Learn Music Studio
Alaina Dahlin, Director I 301-253-7137 I Email
Learn to Play and Play to Learn Music Studio, the home studio of owner and teacher Alaina Dahlin, features the curriculum of Music For Young Children, which provides the best quality music education by blending the pleasure and the joy of music making with sound instruction. Pre-keyboard and keyboard group lessons are taught to ages 3-13.
Palmer Family Music and Dance Lessons
Mt. Airy, MD I 301-865-8903 I Email
Cathy Palmer has been teaching violin lessons to ages 5 through adult for more than 30 years. She also teaches Irish and Scottish fiddling and bowed psaltery lessons. Abbie Palmer is a graduate of Shenandoah Conservatory and teaches Celtic harp and pedal harp lessons. Christa Palmer teaches private and small group classes in Irish stepdancing. Bill Palmer offers private and small group lessons in bodhran (Irish drum). Cathy also leads ensemble groups for students to play music together in a positive and encouraging atmosphere. Musical families are welcomed.
Singingworks, Flute and Music Lessons
Frederick, MD I 301-695-1015 I Email
Aniko Debreceny offers music classes and choruses for homeschoolers in Kensington (Tuesdays) and Gaithersburg (Wednesdays) as well as private instruction in Kensington and Frederick in flute, theory, chamber music and beginner piano. A musician and teacher for over thirty five years, "Miss Aniko" is a master teacher. Parents say, "Your music has been one of the biggest benefits of homechooling", "I can't imagine a childhood music program any better", and "This instilled a love of music in my daughter that will last a lifetime." Please see our website for more information.
Frederick, MD | 240-566-5653
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Thomas & Associates USA, LLC
Public Relations & Corporate Communication Services
New Market, MD | 301-401-3756 I Email
Every great business move starts with a great idea. That's why businesses turn to Thomas & Associates USA, LLC -- your partner for full corporate communications services including public relations marketing services, website design, development, integration, management, domain, and hosting support. Specializing in small business, we'll help your company stage an inspirational idea through words and images to targeted market sectors - on and off the internet - affordably and effectively.
Great Wolf Lodge
Travel and Leisure
Williamsburg, VA l 1-800-551-WOLF l Email
What do you say to a 67,000-sq. ft. indoor entertainment area featuring its own gigantic waterpark? Let's go! It's huge! It's wild! And it's all yours when you stay at Great Wolf Lodge. You've never seen an indoor waterpark like this, and it's time you did!
Great Wolf Lodge provides a comprehensive package of amenities, including: 405 family-sized suites; Elements Spa and Scooops Kid Spa; Camp Critter Bar and Grille, a 250-seat themed family restaurant and bar; Bear Paw Cafe, featuring Starbucks Coffee and Pizza Hut Express; Northern Lights arcade, Gr8_Space, a multi-media teen center, and Magi-quest, a one-of-kind live action adventure game. Groups requiring 10 rooms or more call group sales at 757-229-9700 x785. See ongoing special rates for homeschoolers!