HOPE Christian Academy - Huntsville Org of Parent Educators-Support Group, Co-Op & School
We have also formed a Co-Op open to all HOPE Support Group Members. We meet on Tuesdays 10am-3:30pm at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, Toney, AL. For more information about the HOPE Christian Academy Co-Op, call Constance (256) 513-9212. Our Co-Op is only $60 per student per year. Here is a list of classes currently offered at the HOPE Christian Academy Co-Op:
    Green Crafts - Arts & Crafts using recycled/repurposed supplies 
    Let's Eat - Cooking and kitchen skills class (There will be tasting!)
    Money Talks - All about money and finance
    Computer Time - Internet saftey and computer upgrades/installation
    Science Club - Student led Science classes with lots of experiments
    Scrapbooking & Sign Language - These classes alternate weeks
HOPE started as simply a  HomeSchool Support Group for HomeSchoolers from all different cover schools. We still strive to fufill that mission to the best of our abilities.  Membership in our HomeSchool Support Group is still only $10 per year (September until August) and is NOT dependent upon registration with our cover school or Co-Op. We post all our events on our closed Facebook Group Page. Once we recieve your membership request, family information, and annual dues, you will be sent an invitation to join our Facebook Group.
Our field trips and competitions are open to members only. Membership fees will be used to pay for administrative costs and awards. There are also special discounts available at select Huntsville merchants to HOPE cardholders. Please contact us with any questions at (256) 513-9212.
What do we do together?
This is a quick listing of our recurring fellowships that are open to ALL HomeSchool families in our area:
We host MSN (Mom's Support Night) three times a month:
    1st Tuesday Barnes & Noble Cafe (Bridge Street) 6pm
    2nd Wednesday Krispy Kreme 7pm
    4th Tuesday Earth Fare Cafe 6pm
We have Museum Wednesdays from 10am-12pm weekly. This is a loose fellowship that encourages our members to use those museum memberships on Wednesday. Please wear something identifying yourself as a HomeSchooler so we can introduce ourselves to one another.
    1st Wednesday Huntsville Botanical Gardens
    2nd Wednesday Sci-QuestHands-On Science Museum
    3rd Wednesday Burritt On The Mountain
    4th Wednesday U.S. Space & Rocket Museum
Each Thursday from 10am-Noon we have HOPE HomeSchool Swim at the Dr. Richard Showers Center on Blue Springs Road in North Huntsville. This is a HomeSchool ONLY swim time set aside for our fellowship. Admission is only $4 per swimmer. The pool and locker rooms are handicapped accessible. There is also a Family Locker Room for those with small children who need help. We ARE allowed to bring beach balls and pool toys during this time. Life jackets are encouraged for poor swimmers, but no arm floats please.
We have FUN FELLLOWSHIPS each week as well!
    1st Friday Kidspace Picnic & Play 12-2pm FREE
    2nd Friday Southern Adventures 12-2pm (HOPE Member Discount)
    3rd Wednesday KidVenture Fellowship 1-3pm (HOPE Member Discount) 
    4th Wednesday HOPE ROLLER SKATING at Alders Gate Skate!
SPECIAL OFFER ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH HOPE: HOPE is proud to announce a partnership with KidVenture. Kidventure has graciously offered their $36 Frequent Play Pass (6 visits) for only $30! They have NO Expiration Date. The best thing is that part of each sale will be used to buy Library materials for HOPE Christian Academy. Use this link to get yours today! KidVenture PayPal Link
We have also hosted Huntsville Area field trips to:
Across The Pond
Bennett Nursery
Christmas Charities (service project)
Earth Fare
Green Mountain Glass
Humble Hearts Goat Farm
Huntsville Flight Center
Huntsville Municipal Ice Complex
Huntsville Recycling Center
Huntsville Solid Waste Facility
John Deer Tractors/Tri-Green Equipment
Maggie Moo's Creamery
Manna House (service project)
Publix Grocery
Santa's Village
Tommy's Pizza
WAY FM Radio Station
WHNT Television Station
VBC for live performances like:
    Little Women
    Arthur & The Magic Sword (and MORE!)
We also occasionally host regional tours outside Huntsville like:
Amish Country Tour (Edridge, TN)
Lyon Family Farms (Taft, TN)
Cathedral Caverns (Woodville, AL)
Bud's Best Cookies (Birmingham, AL)
Golden Flake (Birmingham, AL)
McWayne Science Center (Birmingham)
COME JOIN THE FUN! Call our Director, Constance Gillon (256) 513-9212 today! HOPE is a HomeSchool Support Group for fellowship and activites!
You may join the HOPE Support Group using PayPal. In order to join online, please include the following family information in the "comments to seller" box on PayPal:
    HOME PHONE #: (Share with group? Y/N)
    CELL PHONE#: (Share with group? Y/N)
    EMAIL ADDRESS: (Share with group? Y/N)
    HOME ADDRESS: (Share with group? Y/N)
Here's the PayPal link to join our Support Group: 
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