Deuteronomy 6:6-7: And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.

Welcome and thank you so much for your interest in PCHE. We are here to walk side by side with you as you begin your homeschooling journey and to help you follow the Lord's leading in your homeschooling endeavors.

PCHE is a homeschooling support group which offers wholesome, educational and social activities for our homeschooled children, provides parents with support, information, and encouraging fellowship for the homeschooling journey, and promotes Christ-centered, non-government funded, home-centered education.

We are made up of parents actively involved in providing a Christ-centered, quality education for our children, spiritually, morally, and academically. We are teaching our children Christ-like character and godly wisdom, for many generations to come and for eternity. We believe it is the ultimate responsibility of parents to train their children in the ways of God and in the knowledge needed to participate in society according to God's standards. Unless the Lord builds this homeschool support group and the families and individuals in it, we will labor in vain.

The leadership consists of volunteers who are training and educating their children along with being wives and mothers. We encourage the active participation of our members as they contribute to the strength and uniqueness of our group.

What We Offer

Parents’ Activities

Mom’s Night Out Meetings

Mom’s Night Out is an adult-only, monthly meeting held on the second Tuesday where moms gather for a time of fellowship, support, and information. It is usually the highlight of everyone’s homeschool month. The evening typically includes refreshments, fellowship, announcements, and a topic for discussion or a speaker. This meeting is the backbone of our support group and the primary place to receive VITAL encouragement. Women who attend find this to be one of the most helpful events offered by PCHE. We meet at an area church and ask for a donation of $3.00 per person to cover costs to the church. Please note, home schooling alumni and single parents are free. Also, if you are unable to contribute due to financial hardship, please come anyway!

Tips and Treats (T & T):

A quarterly evening designed to bring homeschooling moms in your neighborhood together to enjoy some treats while you discuss tips on improving your homeschool experience. These groups meet in October, January, April, and July in strategically picked homes in and around the Parker area.

For the Family

May Talent Night and Appreciations

This is a special Mom’s Night Out that the whole family is invited to attend. It celebrates the diversity of gifts the Lord has given each family. It is a non-competitive night of fun and sharing with both performances and static displays. Recognitions are also given to honor those who have served PCHE so faithfully all year.

Fall Harvest Festival

This is a family evening of fellowship, food, carnival games, volleyball and a pie contest. Many members consider this the highlight event of the year.

Resources

We offer a website with news and many excellent articles of interest to homeschooling families. Weekly email updates are sent to our membership. We also give away free discarded library books and free encyclopedias as they become available. There is a lending library of homeschool resources for member use.

Children's Activities

(Please note: Parents are required to be present at all activities and are responsible for supervising their children at all times.)

Field Trips: monthly educational excursions to museums and such, set up by volunteer parents.
Activities: monthly physical activities open to the whole family, such as hiking, biking, skating, park days, swimming, etc.
Presentation Day: a monthly opportunity for our kids to learn public speaking skills, give presentations, and socialize via games and snacks.
Geography Fair: annual event where students study a country and prepare a display board, give an oral presentation about their country, along with possible food, clothing, and objects.
Science Fair: annual event where students prepare a science experiment, prepare a display board and give an oral presentation on their science experiment and its results.
Spelling Bee: annual event where students study a prepared spelling list and compete with their age mates.
Field Day: an annual outdoor spring event where children participate in running, throwing, and jumping competitions with friends.

Teen Activities

In addition to the Children activities, the teens have summer BBQs and additional monthly activities.

Members are free to plan any additional activities they can imagine; the sky is the limit.

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