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10 Steps to Starting an Academic Homeschool Co-op

Jump to “10 Steps to Starting an Academic Homeschool Co-op” What is a Homeschool Co-op? At its heart, a co-op is a support group. Parents come together to share the work and the benefits of classes and/or activities. While certainly not a new concept, COVID has brought homeschool into the conversation of every parent in the …

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Cotton, Corn & Co-ops: AgAdventures

Jump to “Know Before You Go” Section What is “AgAdventures”? AgAdventures is a program hosted by 4H and the UF /IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center. There are AgAdventure days at most (if not all) Extension Research Stations. (The Research Stations are the fields where testing is conducted, not to be confused with the …

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Homeschool Co-op Farm Tours

Homeschool Farm Tours & U-Pick Farms Field Trips Ten Farm Tours for Homeschool Co-ops! As the Panhandle begins to think about settling into fall weather, thoughts turn to pumpkins, corn mazes and Christmas Trees. If you are looking for a terrific place to take your homeschool co-op on a farm tour, this is a list …

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San Luis Mission Park [Perfect Homeschool Lunch Break]

Jump to “Know Before You Go” Section San Luis Mission Park is the Perfect Homeschool Lunch Break because… it’s under a canopy. And if you have been in Tallahassee in any month other than January or February, you know that a cool canopy is a gift. A fountain is a bonus. It doesn’t cool you, …

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Tallahassee Homeschool (Outside) Fun!

Looking for New Paths in Tallahassee? It seems that autumn brings out the explorer in my everyone. In the search for meeting places convenient for geographically diverse groups, some fresh wonders popped up. Not only were there new parks, there were a multitude of tiny pocket parks squirreled away inside city limits. Just right for …

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Starting Homeschool Field Trip Co-ops

Jump to “7 Steps for Planing a Field Trip Co-op” Great, wide, beautiful, wonderful World,With the wonderful water round you curled,And the wonderful grass upon your breast-World, you are beautifully dressed The wonderful air is over me,And the wonderful wind is shaking the tree,It walks on the water, and whirls the mills,And talks to itself …

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Co-op Fun West of Tallahassee: Marianna’s Southern Craft Creamery

Jump to “Know Before You Go” Section “If I had my life to live over, I would try to make more mistakes. I would relax. I would be sillier than I have been this trip. I know of very few things that I would take seriously. I would be less hygienic. I would go more …

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