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WHO Region 8

Clark, Cowlitz, Pacific, Skamania, and Wahkiakum Counties

The following groups or individuals have notified WHO that they offer local support groups, co-ops or other groups for homeschoolers. This is the only way WHO finds out about local support. So, if you are a member of a group, and your group is not listed on our web site, please tell us about your group and we will share the information. Email Homeschool Support with your information, and please include county or region. We would also appreciate notification of changes in your group, such as new contact people. Thank you.

Inclusion on these lists does not represent an endorsement or recommendation by WHO.

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Phone: Phone:(425) 251-0439

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Autodidact Community Enthusiasts aka ACE (Camas)
An unschooling-friendly support group open to all homeschoolers from any area. Meets each Friday, year round.
contact: Misty Murphy at
or Kristin Bulger at 360-837-3097

AWOL (A Way of Life) Homeschoolers (Naselle-Grays River)
Contact: Sherrie Sandell
52 Upper Naselle Rd, Naselle, WA 98638
(360) 484-3264

Classical Conversations of Woodland  (serving the Woodland, La Center, Kalama areas)
Contact: Jodi Miner, Support Manager for SW WA Region

Clark County Home Educators (Vancouver)
Contact: (360) 836-4854

Clark County Homeschoolers
An online support group for all religions and schooling styles

Clark County Homeschool Teens
Contacts are Debbie Crane, (360)885-3089 and Elizabeth Mock

ExCel Academic League (EXplore, Create, Enjoy, Learn)  (Clark County/Vancouver area)
Contact info:  Ann Williams, 360-571-0718
P.O. Box 451
Washougal, WA 98671

F.A.I.T.H. (Yacolt/Amboy)
Contact: Kathy Strano
20011 NE 362nd St, Yacolt, WA 98675

First Class Clark County (serving Vancouver/Clark County, WA)
contact: Heidi St. John

First Class Homeschool (Cowlitz County)
http://www.firstclasshomes litz/"

Gentle Rain Homeschool Group
Contact: Janet Weidman,
Lisa, (503) 861-3135

Girl Scouts gives girls in K-12th grade access to life-changing experiences that inspire them to do something big. Each Girl Scout designs fun and challenging activities that empower her to discover her world and herself, connect with others, and take action to make the world a better place. Annual membership is only $15. Financial assistance is available for optional materials such as uniforms, books, workshops, etc. For more information visit our website at,
call 800-541-9852, or email

HEd Co-Op (Longview)

Liahona Home Educators of SW Washington
Contact: Lisa Blanchard 360-896-4035

Lower Columbia Secular Homeschoolers.
We're primarily in Cowlitz Co, but welcome members from Wahkiakum or across the river in Columbia Co, OR, also. We're an all inclusive group for families who have chosen to homeschool for non-religous reasons.
Or I can be contacted at

NOVAH (Network of Vancouver Area Homeschoolers)
Contact: Lori Loranger, (360) 837-3760,
162 Krogstad Road, Washougal 98671

Smoothing the Way (For homeschoolers in their first year - Clark County area)
Contact: Becky D., (360) 514-6785,

THANKS (Long Beach Peninsula)
Contact: Ann Wiegardt (360) 665-6056
Ocean Park, WA 98640


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