Young Adventures Group was established in 2007 for home school children in the East Tennessee area to gather together
for social events.
We primarily meet in Anderson County (Norris, Oak Ridge) and Knoxville Center Mall area. We have field trips in all areas.
Majority activities are held on Thursdays, with field trips and social events held in the afternoon (approximate one pm.)
There are approximately 20 families in the group, with continual growth.
The age range of the children is from toddlers and up.
Programs and Activities: field trips, seasonal parties, family gatherings, graduation awards ceremonies, monthly park days, and more.
Membership Requirements: We are an inclusive group, who welcome and respect all. We support the idea of obtaining as much information
as you can so your family can thrive in home schooling. We encourage participants to join the Young Adventures Group Yahoo group or
our Face book page to keep current on activities. We encourage your family’s ideas and suggestions to make the group a stronger unity.
Fees: YAG has a $15.00 family membership fee per school year (August to May), attendance of two YAG events per semester and volunteer
for service job to stay active in the group and have access to the Yahoo message board.
Mission Statement: Education should be a lifelong adventure, where friends become family.
Contact Information: Kate Owens, founder 591-2142 or email
Young Adventures Group was established in 2007 for elementary aged homeschool children in the East
Tennessee area. We primarily meet in Anderson county at Norris Fellowship Church or Clinton Public Library. The time
and Date When Support Group Meets varies between classes and other activities.
There is approximately 25 families in the group, with continually growth. The ages range of the children is
between Preschool to Fifth grade (also have babies in the group.)
We offer many different programs and group activities , Classes, Field Trips, Seasonal Parties, Family
Gatherings, Graduation Awards ceremony, Monthly community volunteering, Monthly Kid’s book club, Monthly mom’s
night out are just a few.
YAG’s Mission Statement is Education should be a lifelong adventure, where friends become family.
We are an inclusive group, who welcome and respect all. We support the idea of obtaining as much information
as you can so your family can thrive in home schooling. We encourage participants join the Young Adventures Group
yahoo group to keep current on the groups activities. We encourage your family’s ideas and suggestions to make the
group a stronger unity.
We ask for you to participate in one event per semester (twice a year) to stay active on the Yahoo message board.
There is no finical fee for group membership; we only ask that you pay per event and make a donation to Norris
Fellowship when we use the church.
To provide mutual encouragement to home school families in the
Blount County area who are seeking to provide a Christ-centered education with
a biblical world and life view for their children. Contact: BHEA info line, (865) 238-4323 or email us.
A support group for Christian Home schooling families and anyone
considering home schooling in Campbell County and surrounding areas of East Tennessee.
The Great Adventurers of Grainger County, supporting Grainger
County, Blaine, Luttrell, Corryton, Bean Station and more. Contact: Melody
State of Franklin Home Schoolers
An inclusive group open to all home schoolers regardless of race,
religion, creed or educational philosophy without caveat, proviso, quid pro
quo or any other qualifier. The State of Franklin Home schoolers is in many ways
not a "group" at all. The group has no structure, no leadership, no membership
- nothing official at all. Comprised of people from all walks of life, home
for different reasons and in lots of different ways. SOFH as a group is about
participation and the groups strives to make all home schoolers welcome. Meets
the third Thursday of every month at 10:00 a.m. Contact: Denise
Community-based eclectic home school support group primarily for
middle school/junior high aged children and parents. We offer field trips, play
dates, classes and Mommy Meetings. Contact: Penelope
Christian support group meeting the third Monday of each month
at 7 p.m. in the Fireside Room at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church. Support
group open to any home schooling parents. We have topical discussions
and plan field trips for our group. Contact: Support Info.
Halls Home School Support Group
Meet at Beaver Dam Baptist Church in Halls. Contact: Deborah
Knoxville Christian Home School Group
Contact Amy Hamby-Scott at 207-3833 for more info.
Support group in the North Knoxville area focused on group activities
and enrichment. Meets the second Monday of every month. Contact Cheryl Massey for more info.
Support Group for Pre-K-3rd grade home schoolers in West Knoxville
and Loudon Counties. Contact: Patty Leach
Inclusive enrichment co-op for students ages 0-13. Meets for weekly classes and
regular field trips.
Learning Horizons Support Group
Based in Loudon and Roane Counties, we meet once a month for a
potluck dinner and a meeting or sharing. This is only for moms (no children
present). We are there to support each other as home schooling moms and friends.
We have been through life's ups and downs and taken each other's children to
events when one of us is struggling. We participate in field trips and events
together. We would love to have you come visit our meeting! Contact: Sallie
C.H.I.M.E.S. is located in Athens, TN. We meet on Tuesday mornings at First
Baptist Church and have enrichment classes for pre-k through 12th grade. We have
two semesters of 14 weeks each. Our mission is to provide an environment that
promotes quality educational support and the development of social skills for
the home school children and teens in a Christian context. Our Goal: To create
awareness and provide a support system for home educators. To uphold, affirm,
and assist those who are called to home educate. To achieve these goals while
uplifting our savior, Jesus Christ.
CHIMES has a registration fee of $30.00 per year and individual class fees.
For more information contact: Patti Gelineau 423-334-1470, Donna Dixon
423-351-9134, Belinda Judd 423-745-7092, Anita Morgan 423-263-4922, or Cheryl
The Roane County Home Education Association (RCHEA) We are a support group for Roane county (and surrounding area) Home
the Sevierville area.
A monthly Moms Night Out is held for support and fellowship. Co-op
group meets weekly on Mondays in Pigeon Forge. Monthly field trips are normally
planned as well as other events such as workshops. We have an annual yearbook,
a used curriculum fair, and a yard sale. Annual dues are $20 per family and
includes a monthly printed newsletter. Contact: Sevier
Union County Homeschool Support
An informal group that meets once a month to share information,
conduct educational events or go on field trips. Members typically come from
Sharps Chapel, Maynardville, Luttrell, Corryton, Blaine, and Washburn. Membership
dues are $5 per year. Contact: Debby