Experience a new WAY TO homeschool

Embrace a better alternative to public school and enjoy a warm, supportive, and caring environment that focuses on child-led learning.


Despite the challenges that public schools face today - tight schedules, bullying, and limited time outside - there's a way to overcome them and achieve success. Keep pushing forward and know that your efforts will pay off in the end!


Students explore the real world and put lessons into practice with fun hands-on activities! Join us on our exciting field trips where we embrace the Charlotte Mason style of learning.

Certified Umbrella Group

Our umbrella adds legal legitimacy to your home-instruction program with expert supervision and comprehensive portfolio reviews scheduled bi-annually in January and June. Join us for resources and support.


Our incredible tutors lead fun and engaging group sessions covering everything from math and science to art, music, foreign language, and environmental studies.

Frequently asked questions

Looking for answers? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! HCHC is here to serve and support homeschooling families, especially during challenging times. Click here to learn more.

Our awesome tutors and instructors supplement courses with secular curriculum from different platforms like Khan Academy, Education.com, Calico, and Kahoot (among others). We encourage families to use whichever curriculum works best for their child’s learning style and their approach to teaching.

We love exploring Baltimore, Annapolis, and the Washington, D.C. area on our exciting group field trips. Our Charlotte Mason approach ensures that virtual learning is balanced with real-world experiences. Check out our school calendar or social calendar on Meetup by clicking here!

We’re so excited to have you join our Zoom classroom each week to connect with your awesome teacher. You’ll have assignments to work on throughout the week, but don’t worry, we only ask for 30 minutes per day per subject. Let’s learn together and have some fun!

Unfortunately, we have limited online class offerings at the moment. However, you’re welcome to join our in-person classes held at our Columbia and Frederick County facilities, as well as outdoors classes at local parks and farms. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Click here to register for classes anytime of year.

At our school, we offer the best instruction for students from Kindergarten to grade 12, with the majority being aged between 8 and 12. We welcome all students to join us in a friendly and supportive learning environment.

Just wanted to let you know that HCHC’s Leadership Academy is registered with the MSDE to supervise home instruction. We’re actually an approved Maryland Umbrella Group that provides virtual and bi-annual reviews for all our members in the state of Maryland. Pretty cool, right?

Click here if you don’t see your question(s) listed here and require more assistance.

Our members say

“My kids and I have really enjoyed being a part of this community through the gatherings and field trips with the meetup, and being involved in the co-op classes. I recommend the meetup group and the co-op classes!”
"Loved the group for socializing and classes. My daughter loves the robotics class and recess. We found the children and the parents to be very welcoming. So happy we found this group!"
“Really thoughtful and well done classes! Instructors were very prepared and classes were well controlled. I was thankful kids were encouraged by the teacher to stay on task and that she held their attention. Very well done!"
"As a mom homeschooling multiple age levels I have benefited immensely from the support and friendship of the other families who are members!"
HCHC Leadership Academy