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Helpful Links

Extracurricular -- local
Atlanta Flying Disc Club
Open to homeschoolers
Atlanta Maker Faire
Held in Decatur, and open to anyone who wants to participate as a maker, a volunteer, or an attendee.
Avondale Children's Choir
Community choir for children age 6-16; meets at the same space where LEAD holds classes. Several LEAD kids are part of the choir.
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Offers classes and workshops for all ages in visual, literary, and performing arts.
Civil Air Patrol
The Civil Air Patrol is the US Air Force Auxiliary. Not the military, they fly 90% of the air search and rescue missions in the US, and on average save 26 lives each year. They offer Cadet programs for boys and girls age 12-18; meets locally at Peachtre Dekalb Airport.
Druid Hills Youth Sports
Baseball and softball at Medlock Park
East Atlanta Mustangs (football)
High School football team for boys ages 13-18 that are homeschooled or attend a school that does not have a football team
Fun, family-friendly activity; there lots of local spots for geocaching
Geocaching 101 and GPS
Useful information on what Geocaching is and what is needed for it.
Georgia Debate Institute
Local resource for students wanting to learn to debate.
Harmony Chorus
Atlanta's International Youth Chorus, for kids age 6-18.
Homeschool Golf
Classes and camps for homeschoolers
Ice Forum
Located in Duluth; offers monthly homeschool days
Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club
Canoe and Kayak club open to homeschoolers
Outdoor treasure hunting, similar to geocaching, but slightly more challenging
Riverside Voice and Piano
Voice and piano lessons with Andria Rush, M.Ed.
Robotics & Chess
Classes, workshops, and camps at various locations around town (including a weekly class at LEAD).
Start Code
Local coding classes and camps for homeschoolers; located in Toco Hills
Zoo Atlanta Homeschool Academy
Monthly homeschool science program, for K-12, run by Zoo Atlanta.
Misc. Online Resources
Accredited Schools Online -- College
Info and calculator for comparing costs of online college degree programs
ASVB Practice Tests
Offers Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) practice tests for those considering joining the military
Atlanta Homeschool magazine
Your local homeschool connection
Best of Homeschooling
A collection of useful homeschooling resources
Diet Spotlight -- Geocaching
List of online resources for those interested in geocaching -- not just for weight loss
Georgia Public Broadcasting's resources for education
Home | School | Life Magazine
National online secular homeschooling publication, full of wonderful articles and resources
Homeschool Buyer's Co-op
Low cost homeschool curricula and resources
Homeschool Hack Life
12 dozen places to educate yourself online for free
Homeschooling Ideas
Inspired homeschooling, for free
Learn in Freedom
Resources for learning in freedom
Free online collection of audiobook stories and poems.
Open Culture
Free online cultural and educational media
Rated Online Homeschool Programs
Reviews for online homeschool programs from Consumer Affairs.
Simple Homeschool
Blog about homeschooling
Sterling Home School
Homeschool ideas and resources
Summerly Homeschool
Offers a homeschool blog, information on local events, unit study pdfs, and consulting services (owned/operated by a longtime LEAD member)
Woodlands School Kent
Collection of homeschooling resources from the UK
Tutoring Services
Atlanta Reading & Language Therapy
Assistance in reading, speech, language or other academic areas
Grade Potential Tutoring
In home tutoring services for all subjects, all grade levels
Online Scribblers
Online, personalized writing classes