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Program Overview

Here at the Homeschool Hub, we partner with you to support your child’s homeschool education. We provide engaging courses that enrich your homeschool student’s development through opportunities to learn and grow in collaborative, hands-on classes. Our classes are capped at 15 students, with the exception of our Little Explorers and Cooking classes, which are capped at 12.

Official registration as a homeschooling student with the North Carolina Department of Education is required to participate in this program for all students 7 years old or older. We are unable to provide classes for students enrolled in public or private schools.

Our program aims to be an inclusive environment where all students can feel welcome and thrive. We train all of our teachers in meeting the needs of all types of learners, and we value parent partnerships to help meet the unique needs of each student. Additionally, while the Y is a Christian organization, we utilize secular curriculum in our classes and serve families from a variety of faith traditions and cultural backgrounds.

Fall registration opens April 3 for members (M), April 17 for participants (P)
Spring registration opens May 1 for members (M), May 15 for participants (P)


Register for NW Cary Programs

Register for Kerr Programs
 

To see our full schedule, course descriptions, teacher bios, and policy information, please see our 2023 - 24 Homeschool Hub Course Catalog

For questions, contact Megan Runion, Homeschool Lead Teacher, Northwest Cary YMCA.

NW Cary Programs

Prices below are for the full semester. Tuition can be paid in full, or divided into monthly drafts. 

Little Explorers (Age 4)
M/W Morning Program: 8:45 - 12:45 a.m.
M $760, P $874
M/W Add-on Story Hour: 12:50 - 1:50 p.m.
M $182, PP $209

Thursday Morning Program 8:45 - 12:45 a.m.    
M $380,  PP $437
Thursday Add-on Story Hour: 12:50 - 1:50 p.m.   
M $91, P $105

Explorers, Elementary, and Upper School Classes (Ages 5+)
2 hours per week Monday/Wednesday or Thursday

Students may enroll in classes in half-day or full-day blocks on Monday/Wednesday, Thursday, or both. Full day students have the opportunity to participate in a Lunch/Recess block from 11 - 11:55 a.m. 

Full Day: 8:45 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Morning Half Day: 8:15 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Afternoon Half Day: 11:55 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Standard Classes: M $199/class, P $239/class
Specialty Classes: M $250/class, P $299/class

High School Hybrid Classes - New for 2023/2024 School Year (Ages 13+)
2 hours per week in-person, with additional assignments and support virtually

All High School Hybrid students have the opportunity to participate in a Lunch/Recess block from 11:00-11:55, as well as a Study Hall period before and/or after school as part of their class tuition. Prices are for the full academic year (28 weeks). Students must be at least 13 years old to register for High School Hybrid classes. 

Program Schedule
8:15 - 8:55 a.m.: Morning Study Hall
9 - 11 a.m.: AM Class
11 - 11:55 a.m.: Lunch/Recess
Noon - 2 p.m.: PM Class
2 - 2:30 p.m.: Afternoon Study Hall

M $796/class, P $956/class

To see our full schedule, course descriptions, teacher bios, and policy information, please see our 2023 - 24 Homeschool Hub Course Catalog. 

For questions, contact Megan Runion, Homeschool Lead Teacher, Northwest Cary YMCA.

Kerr Winter/Spring Programs

Science Exploration for the Young Mind (ages 8 - 12)
Gain a better understanding of the scientific method as we explore scientific concepts through weekly hands-on labs. Each week we will touch on a variety of different science subjects like chemistry, physics, and much more through labs and experiments. Students will keep a science journal with completed lab sheets.

Hands-On History for Elementary (ages 8 - 12)
In this project-based history class, we will learn about ancient history through hands-on activities, group simulations, and games. We will work in 4-week unit studies to learn about pre-historic man and ancient civilizations.

Program Schedule
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fridays, Jan. 19 - May 10, 2024

M $291/class, P $364/class

Kerr Spring Programs

Art Around the World (ages 8 - 12)
Journey around the world through art. In this art exploration and geography class, we will experience art by looking at different artwork, learning a little about the area where the art is made, and (when available) well-known artists that work in the style. We will then work through a guided art creation to make our own artwork inspired by the week's style. This is a beginner to early intermediate art class.

Program Schedule
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuesdays, April 30 - May 28, 2024

*Registration details will be posted soon.

For Kerr program questions, contact Brandon Harcum or Karmen Paterson.