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Elmore County School System

 

Children entering kindergarten must be five years old on or before September 1, 2014. The Elmore County Board of Education requires that every child have all of the following: • Certified Birth Certificate (not hospital certificate) • Social Security Card • Certificate of Immunization Every child enrolling in the Elmore County school system must verify his residence. The following procedures must be followed: • The parent or guardian of each child must complete an address verification form and provide school officials with two of the following documents: a property tax record; a deed or mortgage; an apartment or home lease; a utility bill; a driver’s license; a Voter identification or registration; and automobile registration; homeowners insurance policy. • Parents need to bring original documents to the school closest to them.

 

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Extracurricular Activities Abound in the Tri-County AreaPDFPrintE-mail

Is your homeschooler interested in piano, art, drama, gymnastics, soccer, baseball, cheerleading or Scouts? Want a P.E. program or a driver's ed class? Need help with algebra? What about something a little different, like fencing or horseback riding? Maybe your homechooler just wants to get together with other homeschoolers to roller skate, go on field trips, or volunteer in the community. Various activities, classes, clubs, and co-ops are available in the Montgomery, Elmore and Autauga County areas.

 Many are specifically for homeschoolers, but others are classes or organizations open to the public in general.

Unless otherwise noted, the area code for all phone numbers is 334.


4-H
Montgomery - Montgomery County Extension Office, 265-0233, www.4husa.org; Eastern Hills 4-H Club (Evelyn Pate, sewnsew3@charter.net)
Prattville or Wetumpka - Autauga-Elmore Counties (www.alabama4h.com, 334-750-4591)

ACT TESTING
(See Tests/Testing)

ACTING
(See Drama, Community Theatre, and Theatre)

ALABAMA HISTORY
Millbrook - Alabama history classes for elementary through high school at Academy Days Homeschool Co-op (http://www.academydays.com)

ALGEBRA
(See Mathematics)

ANIMALS
(See also Horseback Riding, Nature, etc.)
Prattville - Have a HEART (homeschool animal appreciation club; Jamie Walker,jwalker3180@yahoo.com)
Montgomery - ZooTeen Program (work with animals and receive leadership training, 240-4909); Alabama Wildlife Federation (Expedition Lanark Outdoor Day Camp, 800-822-9453 or www.alabamawildlife.org); Homeschool Saddle Up Club (Alice Boone, 313-2872, www.gaitsofgracefarm.com); Montgomery Area Nontraditional Equestrians (MANE), 213-0909
Millbrook - Homeschool horseback riding lessons at Shade Tree Riding Academy (Bob or Terry, 290-3727 or 546-3964)
Pike Road - Seven Oaks Equestrian Center (Anna Shaw, 260-7972)
Holtville/Slapout - horseback riding lessons (Valerie Dees, 569-0767 or cell 201-6327)
Wetumpka - Cedar Lane Sporthorses (Shauna Thibeau, 651-1232 or 567-8462,CedarLaneSporthorses@hotmail.com)

ARCHERY
Prattville - Archery Unlimited (358-2697 or www.archeryunlimited.net)
Wetumpka - Bennett's Archery (514-1286 or www.bennettsarchery.com)
Montgomery - Archery lessons (Michele,  micheletidwell@rocketmail.com)

ART
(See also Ceramics, Crafts, etc.)
Millbrook - Barbara Simpson Studio (220-0250); Homeschool class (Diana Moore, 285-0095); Julia Camp (322-1421)
Montgomery - City of Montgomery (at the Armory on Madison Ave), 241-2787 or 265-5070; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts (240-4365 or 244-5700); Homeschool Art Class at Shall We Paint? (396-2529); Judie Hooks (homeschool art classes, jleehooks@aol.com); Abrakadoodle homeschool art class (Susan Parker, 265-5758, www.abrakadoodle.com); Studio 7 Art Classes (Freda Lauren Groves, 462-2787, www.studio7art.com); Just Claying Around (799-7762, www.jcapottery.com)
Pine Level - Lauren Hughes (365-9282, www.artfactoryfun.biz)
Prattville - Doster Memorial Community Center (361-3640); Home School Art Classes (Frances McBrien, 361-2238); Artistic Expressions (365-8990, www.paintatartisticexpressions.com); P'zazz Art Studio (354-1975); Art Factory (Lauren Hughes, 365-9282, http://www.artfactoryfun.biz); Michael's Arts and Craft Store (361-7411)
Wetumpka - Jasmine Hills Art Classes (567-9389, www.jasminehillartgallery.com); Visual Art Classes at Art Quest School of Fine Art (Hope Brannon, 300-3779); Alabama River Region Arts Center (Marty McIntyre, 569-3761, http://www.arrac.org)

ATHLETICS
(See also Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Horseback Riding, Ice Skating, Martial Arts, Skating, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling, etc.)
Home School Sports Network - www.hspn.net
National Christian Homeschool Athletic Association - www.geocities.com/nchaasports
National Christian School Athletic Association - groups.yahoo.com/group/ncsaa/ andwww.ncsaa.org (Nate Hartman, 724-846-2764,nhartman@ncsaa.org)
YMCA Branches - www.ymcamontgomery.org and www.ymcaprattville.org
Montgomery County Youth Sports - www.parks.ci.montgomery.al.us/

BABYSITTING CLASSES
Red Cross Babysitting Course - Red Cross (260-3998 or 260-3980); Maxwell AFB Youth Center (953-6292)

BAGPIPES
(See also Music)
Birmingham - http://www.alabamapipesanddrums.org/instruction.html

BAND
(See also Music)
Capitol Sounds Concert Band - www.capitolsounds.org
Joy Unspeakable Homeschool Band - West Georgia and East Alabama locations (Amber South, 404-312-0686 cell, amber@juhsb.org, www.juhsb.org)
Marching Band - Bremen, GA, but open to all willing to drive (Amber South,amber@juhsb.org, www.juhsb.org)
Montgomery Homeschool Band - Ronald W. Dowling, 277-9503, MontgomeryHmBand@aol.com
Montgomery Symphony Orchestra - 240-4004
Montgomery Youth Orchestra - 240-4004, www.montgomerysymphony.org/myo.htm
River Region Homeschool Band (Prattville) - Ted Mann, 312-1486, Tmslidz70@charter.net

BASEBALL
Millbrook - homeschool baseball class (Home Plate Batting Cages, Adam and Linsy Mikell, 285-9233, www.homeplateal.com); Fall Ball (Dane Urban, Millbrook Athletic Director, 651-9587); Dixie Youth Baseball Leagues (241-2300, www.eteamz.active.com/aldixieybb/)
Montgomery - Dixie Youth Baseball Leagues (241-2300, www.eteamz.active.com/aldixieybb/); Montgomery Miracle League, 300-1088 or 201-0199, www.mtgml.com
Prattville - Dept. of Leisure Services (361-3640, http://www.prattville.com/Default.asp?ID=611&;pg=Softball+Program); Dixie Youth Baseball Leagues (241-2300, www.eteamz.active.com/aldixieybb/)
Wetumpka - Dixie Youth Baseball Leagues (241-2300, www.eteamz.active.com/aldixieybb/)

BASKETBALL
Prattville - East Memorial Baptist Church (Upward Basketball, 365-7500); YMCA (358-9622); Dept. of Leisure Services (361-3640, http://www.prattville.com/Default.asp?ID=801&;pg=Youth+Basketball%2FCheerleading)
Montgomery - Upward Basketball Programs (www.upward.org) provided by several local churches: Frazer UMC (272-8622), Heritage Baptist (279-9976)
Wetumpka - New Home Baptist (Upward Basketball, 567-5966)

BATON
(See also Dance)
Prattville - Homeschool Majorettes and Baton (Inga Yarboro, 361-0563); Mann Dance Studio (365-5154)

BIOLOGY
(See Science)

BOOK CLUBS
(See also Story Times, Summer Reading Programs)
Prattville - Homeschool group and other clubs at Prattville Library (Library, 365-3396)
Montgomery Library - Homeschool Book Club (Melanie, 265-5371, josephmelanie@bellsouth.net)
Tallassee Library - Homeschool Book Club (Sarah Covington, 252-0886, or Tammy McDow, 283-8031)
Wetumpka Library - Homeschool Book Club (Wetumpka Library, 567-1308, www.wetumpkalibrary.com)

BOWLING
Montgomery - Homeschool Bowling League (Brunswick Woodmere Lanes, Cynthia or Sue, 270-1101); Bama Lanes, 272-5423
Prattville - Bama Lanes of Prattville, 358-8600

BOY SCOUTS
(See Scouting)

CALCULUS
(See Tutoring)

CAMPS
(Many organizations and businesses offer special summer and weekend activities and day camps. Even if they are not listed here, contact a local organization and see if they are willing to offer a camp.)
Alabama Wildlife Federation - Expedition Lanark Outdoor Day Camp, 800-822-9453 or www.alabamawildlife.org
Little Gourmet Academy - Jamie, 414-8994, www.littlegourmetacademy.com
Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) - Youth College for kindergarten through high school, 244-3804 (Continuing Education)
Alabama State University Kids/Youth College in Montgomery - www.alasu.edu or 229-4686 or 1-800-253-5037
Alabama Shakespeare Festival (ASF) - Camp Shakespeare and other drama activities, www.asfeducation.com
Michael's Arts and Craft Store in Prattville - 361-7411
Local YMCAs usually offer a variety of activities - ymcamontgomery.org; 801 S Perry St, Montgomery, 36104 (269-4362); 3407 Pelzer Ave, Montgomery, 36109 (272-3390); 2229 W Fairview Ave, Montgomery, 36108 (265-1433); 2435 Bell Road, Montgomery, 36117 (271-4343)

CERAMICS
(See Pottery)

CHEERLEADING
(See also Gymnastics, Dance)
Montgomery - Top Dog Cheerleading (www.topdog-cheerleading.com); YMCA (271-4343)
Prattville - YMCA (358-9622); Dept. of Leisure Services (361-3640, http://www.prattville.com/Default.asp?ID=801&;pg=Youth+Basketball%2FCheerleading)
Millbrook - Elite Tumbling and Cheer (Chris, elitetumblingandcheer@yahoo.com, 517-4923, www.elitetumblingandcheer.net)

CHESS
Calera - CaesarChess-MTGY (Caesar Lawrence, 205-663-3441)
Montgomery - Montgomery-Evangel Church Chess Club (Doug and Tricia Strout, 396-3491)
Prattville - Prattville Library Teen Chess Club (365-3396)

CIVIC CLUBS
Generation Joshua - www.generationjoshua.org
River Regions Grassroots Club - Robert O. Burton, 365-2686, burtonlawoffice@knology.net

CIVIL AIR PATROL CADET PROGRAM
www.alwg.cap.gov

CLUBS, GIRLS' AND BOYS'
(See also Book Clubs, Writing Clubs, Boy Scouts, Chess Clubs, Civic Clubs, Girl Scouts, Social Groups, Nature Clubs, Animals, etc.)
AWANA - www.awana.org
Keepers of the Faith - www.keepersofthefaith.com
American Heritage Girls - http://ahgonline.org/
Lunch Bunch - grades 7-12 meet on the first and third Fridays from noon until 2:00 p.m. to eat lunch and hang out in Millbrook (Julia Camp, 322-1421)
Lunch Bunch "Junior" - grades 6 and below meet on the first and third Fridays from noon until 2:00 p.m. to eat lunch and play in Millbrook (Debbie Jackson, 285-3014)

COMMUNITY SERVICE
(See Volunteer Opportunities)

COMMUNITY THEATRE
(See also Drama, Theatre)
Millbrook Community Players Inc. - Robinson Springs United Methodist Church in Millbrook, 546-1612, www.millbrooktheatre.com
Prattville Way-off Broadway Theatre - Prattville Cultural Arts Center, 203 West 4th Street, 365-2222 or 358-0297, www.wobtheatre.com
Wetumpka Depot Players - 300 South Main Street in Historic Downtown Wetumpka, 868-1440, www.wetumpkadepot.com

COOKING
Montgomery - Super Suppers (277-2433, www.ssmontgomeryal.com)
Millbrook - cooking classes at Academy Days Homeschool Co-op (http://www.academydays.com)

CO-OPs
Click here for our list of homeschool co-ops in Alabama.

CPR CLASSES
Red Cross CPR Certification Course - Red Cross, 260-3998 or 260-3980

CRAFTS
(See also Pottery, Cross-stitching, Art, Sewing, etc.)
Prattville - Michael's (361-7411, www.michaels.com/art/online/static?page=kids)
Montgomery - Michael's (260-2846, www.michaels.com/art/online/static?page=kids)

CREATIVE WRITING
Millbrook - Creative writing classes with Academy Days Homeschool Co-op (http://www.academydays.com )

DANCE
Millbrook - Lisa’s Dance Dimensions (285-5515)
Wetumpka - Dance Delivery at MountainView Baptist Church (Jill Wells, 279-9824)
Montgomery - Marta Stahley (365-0848); Gunter/Maxwell or other Homeschool dance and tumbling classes (Sharon Payne, 213-0882); Alabama Dance Theatre (241-2590); The Montgomery Ballet School (409-0522); Tonya Speed's Dance Connection (277-1098); Homeschool ballet at Tonya Speed's Dance Connection (Meredith Peden, merbear97@aol.com or 334-669-0375); Homeschool Square Dancing (MASDA Square Dance Center, 277-3273); Modern Western Square Dancing (Capital City Stompers,http://www.threshold-inc.com/village_squares/vsquares.htm); Clogging (Dixieland Cloggers, 546-9027 or www.dixielandcloggers.com)
Prattville - Marta Stahley (365-0848); Mann Dance Studio (365-5154); C.J.’s Dance Factory (361-0554); The Dance Academy (homeschool dance classes, 358-6300 or 285-7794); Centre' for Performing Arts (491-1192, www.centreforperformingarts.com); King's Praise Ballet (Anna Lofgren, 285-7357, www.kingspraiseballet.com)

DEBATE
The National Christian Forensics and Communications Association (NCFCA) Speech and Debate Club (competitive) - Suanne Samelson (279-4027, suanne.s@mac.com) or Martha Blanchard (260-6136), http://www.ncfca.org/

DRAMA
(See also Theatre and Community Theatre)
Montgomery - Homeschool Drama Classes at Alabama Shakespeare Festival (ASF Education Coordinator, 271-5341)
Prattville - Adonai Choral and Drama Academy (Jacqui Stover, 782-1929)
Millbrook - drama class at Academy Days Homeschool Co-op (http://www.academydays.com)
Huntsville - Acting Up! Academy of Dramatic Arts (http://www.actingupacademy.net)

DRIVER'S EDUCATION
Montgomery - Wyatt Driving Academy (Bill Wyatt, 271-1777 or 549-0226 cell)
Montevallo - Alabama Traffic Safety Center teen driver courses (http://www.montevallo.edu/atsc/TDC/)

DRUMS
Clanton/Prattville - Nathan Gray, 205-217-7260
Prattville - Leslie Whaley, 657-0551 or whaleyfam5@yahoo.com 
Birmingham - http://www.alabamapipesanddrums.org/instruction.html

ENGLISH
(See also Tutoring)
English Language Arts - Lynn Ingram ( ingramco.op@gmail.com"> ingramco.op@gmail.com">ingramco.op@gmail.com or 205-718-2001)

FENCING
Montgomery - Homeschool class at the Armory (Jason Heck, 818-321-4261 or the Armory at 241-2789 or 241-2787)
Birmingham - Birmingham Fencing Club (205-823-4448 http://www.fencingclub.org)

FINE ARTS
(See also Music, Singing, Drama, etc.)
Montgomery - Carver Elementary Arts Magnet Extended Day Program (269-3625; K-6 classes in guitar, band, choral music, dance, drama, piano, visual arts and strings); School of Fine Arts at First Baptist Church (241-5150; voice, piano, organ and Kindermusik); Kindermusik (Michele Mulder, 514-1786, or Liz Wong, 273-0489)

FLUTE
Prattville - Valerie Urnis (334-546-4897)

FOOTBALL
(See also Athletics)
Montgomery - YMCA (271-4343); Central Alabama Youth Football League (includes Montgomery, Prattville, Wetumpka and Millbrook, postmaster@cayfl.org, www.cayfl.org); Evangel Family Christian Academy (open to "activities members;" Dale Munroe at 334-651-9879)

FOREIGN LANGUAGES
Latin - Lee Gonet (283-5018 or thegonets@elmore.rr.com); LatinSummer Birmingham at Samford University, (www.ascaniusyci.org/birmingham or Matthew D. Webb, mwebb@ascaniusyci.orgor 866-933-9466)
Spanish - Montgomery and Prattville (Melissa Fridlin, 334-674-2433, http://www.deepsouthlanguage.com)
Spanish - Millbrook (Academy Days Homeschool Co-op, http://www.academydays.com)
Spanish - Tallassee Library (Sharon Johnson, Librarian, at 283-2732)
Japanese - Tracie L. Whiting Kipper (816-588-7043; info@theJapaneseConsultant.com)

GIRL SCOUTS
(See Scouting)

GOLF
Millbrook - homeschool golf lessons at Emergency 9 (285-2662)

GUITAR
Montgomery - Robby Gibson (277-2544 or 210-378-6781 cell)
Pine Level and Wetumpka - Ben Hughes (365-9282, www.artfactoryfun.biz)
Prattville - Brian Roughton (328-5684, brianroughton@gmail.com, Brianroughton.com); Brian McCullough (202-8795); Westley Schlundt (334-322-4164, westleyschlundt@hotmail.com); Ben Hughes (365-9282, http://www.artfactoryfun.biz for link to Ben)
Millbrook - Cory Poff (285-1934 or 315-4753)

GYMNASTICS
(See also Dance)
Prattville - Mann Dance Studio (365-5154); YMCA (358-9622); Homeschool Gymnastics Class (Don M. Smith YMCA)
Millbrook - Lisa’s Dance Dimensions (285-5515); Big Green Bus (324-4628, www.biggymbus.com); Elite Tumbling and Cheer (Chris, elitetumblingandcheer@yahoo.com, 517-4923, www.elitetumblingandcheer.net)
Montgomery - Homeschool tumbling classes (Sharon Payne, 213-0882); Armory Gymnastics (241-2789, www.armorygymnastics.com); United Gymstars and Cheer (284-2244); Universe Gymnastics (281-2772)

HANDBELLS
Homeschool Handbells - Karen Gosselin, kgosselin@charter.net

HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES
Constitution 101 online course - http://constitution.hillsdale.edu

HONOR SOCIETY
Montgomery - Beta Theta chapter of the Eta Sigma Alpha National Honor Society (Melanie Patrick, 514-3136, melanie@dsawana.com; or Amy Schneider, 277-3924,joschneid@mindspring.com)

HORSEBACK RIDING
Millbrook - Shade Tree Riding Academy (Bob or Terry, 290-3727 or 546-3964); R.E.A.C.H. Ministries (Beth Greenawalt, ReachMinistriesAL@gmail.com or 334-425-4869)
Montgomery - SuCaro Ridge (Christine Prescott, 334-328-4553,c.prescott@sucaroridge.com, http://www.sucaroridge.com); Gaits of Grace Farm (Alice Boone, 313-2872,www.gaitsofgracefarm.com); Montgomery Area Nontraditional Equestrians (MANE), 213-0909
Pike Road - Seven Oaks Equestrian Center (Anna Shaw, 260-7972)
Holtville/Slapout - Valerie Dees, 569-0767 or cell 201-6327
Wetumpka - Blue Pony Farm (Shauna or Angela, 334-462-7666 or 512-213-5352)
Lowndesboro - Carriage Driving Club (Bettye Benjamen, Bettyebemjamen@yahoo.com, 334-315-6510 or Claire Root, toddyhollow@cafes.net)

HUNTING
(See Archery or Shooting)

ICE SKATING
(See also Skating)
Montgomery - Homeschool classes (Margaret Ann Erwin, 279-1079); K Lynn Skating School (272-7225, 354-1196 cell, 273-0055 home); and Jeannie, fourmykid2@yahoo.com

KARATE
(See Martial Arts)

MAJORETTES
(See Baton)

MARTIAL ARTS
Montgomery - Shindokan dojo (Bobby Boulware, 546-0838); Chung's Taekwondo (277-2627); ATA Martial Arts Academy (277-5425); Chris Jackson's Tae Kwon Do Academy (244-9199); Coker's Tang Soo Do (269-0338); Fleming's Black Belt Academy (homeschool classes, 277-5425,flemingsbba@bellsouth.net); Tai Chi of Montgomery (281-8228, 832-1907, http://alabama.usa.taoist.org)
Millbrook - Chung’s Tae Kwon Do Center (285-9992)
Prattville - NextGen Martial Arts (334-590-3759 or 334-799-6882 or www.nextgenmartialarts.com);
Chris Jackson's Tae Kwon Do Academy (290-1127), Tiger Rock TaeKwonDo Academy (homeschool classes, 290-1127)
Wetumpka - Alabama Karate Academy (514-9114, www.alabamakarateacademy.com)
Cullman, Baileyton, Madison - Triad Martial Arts Academy, http://www.triadmartialarts.com

MATHEMATICS
(See also Tutoring)
Wetumpka - Carol Rattan, 569-0067
Montgomery - Hannah Harding or Mona Lisa Harding, 239-8175
Online - Michael Gold, 281-770-2276 or www.mgtutoring.com

MEDIA
Media Class - Greg Meadows,  came4usa@gmail.com"> came4usa@gmail.com or 334-358-9477

MUSIC
(See also Band, Fine Arts, Singing, and individual instruments such as drums, flute, guitar)
Band instruments - Chris King, 361-5338
Homeschool Music Classes for all ages (Prattville) - Leigh Young, 334-430-4888 or leigh-young70@hotmail.com
Kindermusik - Michele Mulder, 514-1792 or 391-0156
Music theory - Teri Hatfield, 285-2302 or markandteri@bellsouth.net
Voice and piano instruction - Charlotte Lee, 271-5212
Music Development - Frank in Clanton, 205-370-6676
Brass, Winds, Percussion - Prattville Lessons (328-5684, www.prattvillelessons.org)
Bagpies and Drums - Birmingham, http://www.alabamapipesanddrums.org/instruction.html

NATURE
(See also Animals, Clubs, etc.)
Outdoor Adventure Club - Bass Pro Shop in Prattville (Susan Powe, 358-8780)
Venturing Group - sponsored by Alabama Wildlife Federation (group goes kayaking, mountain repelling, spelunking, etc.) and open to boys and girls ages 14-20 (Tom, 285-1963, www.scouting.org/venturing.aspx)
Nature Club - Amanda Jones, amandapjones7@gmail.com or 205-755-7954

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
(See Honor Society)

ORCHESTRA
(See Band and Music)

P.E.
Prattville - YMCA’s Homeschool P.E. (Jeffrey, 358-9622)
Wetumpka - YMCA's Homeschool P.E. (Scott, 567-8282)
Millbrook - YMCA's Homeschool P.E. (Bill Myers at 290-9622,  bmyers@ymcamontgomery.org); P.E. classes with Academy Days Homeschool Co-op (www.academydays.com)
Deatsville - P.E. Club (Amy Kelley, amywkelley@gmail.com)

PHOTOGRAPHY
Montgomery - Capital City Camera Club (430-6647, www.photoclub.org)
Wetumpka - Central Alabama Photographic Society (www.capsociety.org)
Millbrook - photography class at Academy Days Homeschool Co-op (http://www.academydays.com)

PHYSICAL SCIENCE
(See Science)

PHYSICS
(See Tutoring)

PIANO
(See also Fine Arts, Music)
Millbrook - Tonya Gibson, 285-7410; Chyrl Willis, 285-9045
Montgomery - Charlotte Lee, 271-5212; Dale Lawrence, inneedofhim@netzero.com; Belinda Stanley, 272-6449 (home) or 453-0039 (cell); contact Forbes Piano for an extensive list categorized by zip code (www.eeforbespiano.com/teacherslistings/ or 272-2444); Brannon Littleton (518-9335, www.iteachkeys.com)
Pine Level (north of Prattville) - Rita Dennis, 358-0992 or 354-0225 cell
Prattville - Julie Batchelor, 361-0005; Dale Lawrence, inneedofhim@netzero.com; Elise Smith, 365-5636 (home) or 322-1225 (cell); Prattville Lessons (328-5684, www.prattvillelessons.org); Linda Pope (334-399-3318 or pastorpopejr@hotmail.com)
Wetumpka - Kristy Meanor, 868-1440; Skye Meadows Jenkins, (585) 490-7586 orskyemeadows@gmail.com

PIANO PEDAGOGY
Private Piano Pedagogy - Ashley Bradford (480-554-0679,Ashley@MastersMusicAcademy.com, www.MastersMusicAcademy.com/pedagogy)

POLITICAL CLUBS
(See also Civic Clubs)
Alabama Youth Legislature - www.alyig.org
TeenPact - http://teenpact.com/state-classes/alabama/

POTTERY
Montgomery - Just Claying Around (799-7762, www.jcapottery.com)
Prattville - Creekside Pottery (358-7774, www.creeksidepottery.com); Homeschool stoneware pottery class (Anna Bastida, annabastida@ymail.com); Artistic Expressions (365-8990, www.paintatartisticexpressions.com)

PROMS
All prom information will be posted on the home page in the spring. Many support groups and cover schools sponsor homeschool proms; some are open to all homeschoolers, and others are open to group members only. Ask the contact person the requirements for the one(s) you are interested in.

Montgomery - Montgomery Area Homeschool Prom, Debbie Bennage, dbennage@elmore.rr.com, 290-7028 or Anita Ottinger, 285-0910 (open only to gr. 9-12 whose cover school is on the committee; Outlook Academy is on the committee)
Huntsville - open to all homeschoolers grades 9-12, http://www.huntsvilleprom.infoBirmingham - Beth O'Donnell, elizabethodonnell@yahoo.com(open to all homeschoolers grades 9-12)
Trussville - Bethany Learning Academy, Billie Glazier at 205-910-2601 orbglazier@bethanylearningacademy.org (open to all homeschoolers grades 9-12)

RUNNING
(See Track & Field)

SCIENCES
(See also Tutoring, Co-ops)
Millbrook - elementary sciences, aerospace class, Physical Science lab, Biology lab at Academy Days Homeschool Co-op (http://www.academydays.com)
Prattville - Biology (Ally Moscona,  akinne2@lsu.edu"> akinne2@lsu.edu or 334-517-4753)
Montgomery - Seige Machines (Lee Sumner, info@stem-adventures.com or  334-652-8641, http://www.stem-adventures.com

SCOUTING
Girl Scouts of South Central Alabama (272-9164, http://www.girlscoutssa.org/; covers Montgomery, Elmore and Autauga counties, among others)
Boy Scouts - Tukabatchee Area Council serves the tri-county area, 262-2697, www.tukabatcheebsa.org
Keepers of the Faith and Contenders of the Faith - Montgomery (Canaan,paulsbookworm@gmail.com), http://www.keepersofthefaith.com

SEWING
Montgomery - Homeschool classes at Hancock Fabrics (Esther Sargent, http://designsbyesarge.blogspot.com and  designsbyesarge@yahoo.com">designsbyesarge@yahoo.com)

SHOOTING
Montgomery/Wetumpka - Lower Wetumpka Shotgun Sports Club (clay shooting, 420-3371, www.lwssc.com)

SIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES
Pine Level (north of Prattville) - Rita Dennis, 358-0992 or 354-0225 cell

SINGING/VOICE
(See also Fine Arts)
Millbrook - Tonya Gibson, 285-7410
Montgomery - "Capital City Singers" Homeschool Choir (Karen Gosselin, 272-8556 orkgosselin@charter.net); Voice and piano instruction (Charlotte Lee, 271-5212); Montgomery Youth Chorale (Fran Bonn, 262-9752); Montgomery Children's Chorus (Fran Bonn, 262-9752); Montgomery Chorale, 396-7464; Brannon Littleton (518-9335, www.iteachkeys.com)
Prattville - Adonai Choral and Drama Academy (Jacqui Stover, 782-1929); Prattville Lessons (328-5684, www.prattvillelessons.org)
Pelham - Heather Batey ( heatherbateystudio@yahoo.com, http://www.heatherbatey.com)

SKATING
(See also Ice Skating)
Montgomery - Homeschool Day once a month (September through May) at Looney's Skating Rink (281-1032)
Prattville - Homeschool Day twice a month at Wonder World (365-6600)

SOFTBALL
(See Baseball)

SOCCER
Millbrook - YMCA (285-5381)
Montgomery - YMCA (271-4343); Sonshine Soccer at Frazer United Methodist Church (272-8622); Montgomery Indoor Soccer (www.ymcasoccer.net); River Region Rapids Soccer Club (www.riverregionssoccerclub.com); American Youth Soccer Organization Region 297 (Montgomery, Prattville, Millbrook; www.ayso297.org)
Prattville - YMCA (358-9622); Dept. of Leisure Services (361-3640, http://www.prattville.com/Default.asp?ID=610&;pg=Soccer+Program)

SOCIAL GROUPS
(See also Clubs)
Lunch Bunch - grades 7-12 meet on the first and third Fridays from noon until 2:00 p.m. to eat lunch and hang out in Millbrook (Julia Camp, 322-1421)
Lunch Bunch "Junior" - grades 6 and below meet on the first and third Fridays from noon until 2:00 p.m. to eat lunch and play in Millbrook (Debbie Jackson, 285-3014)

SOFTBALL
(See Baseball)

SPEECH
Communicators for Christ - Melanie Patrick (334-514-3136 or melaniep@dsawana.com, www.instituteforculturalcommunicators.org)

SPEECH PATHOLOGY
TinyEYE Therapy Services (online) - http://www.tinyeye.com/

SPELLING BEE
Scripps National Spelling Bee - Learning At Home association for Alabama homeschoolers (Elaine Brown, homeschoolbee@aol.com, http://www.adtrav.com/bee/)

SPORTS
(See Athletics, or individual sports such as Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Horseback Riding, Ice Skating, Martial Arts, Skating, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling, etc.)

STORY TIME
(See also Book Clubs, Summer Reading Programs)
Montgomery - Public Libraries (www.mccpl-lib-al.us); Books-A-Million (East Chase 273-4679 and Eastern Blvd. 272-5580); Barnes and Noble (284-4421)
Prattville Library - Homeschool Day (365-3396)
Millbrook Library - 285-6688
Wetumpka Library - 567-1308
Marbury Library - Homeschool Story Time Program (Beth, 569-2341 or 205-755-8575)

SUMMER READING PROGRAMS
(See also Book Clubs, Story Time)
2010 Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program -
http://images.barnesandnoble.com/pimages/resources/events/2010/
summerreading/pdf/2010_PassporttoSummerReading.pdf
Scholastic Summer Challenge - http://www.scholastic.com/summerreading/index.htm
Welcome to Reading Is Fundamental - http://www.rif.org/
Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Reading Incentive Programs - http://www.bookitprogram.com/
Read, Click and Win with BookAdventure! - http://www.bookadventure.com/
Feed Your Brain Summer Reading Program - http://www.halfpricebooks.com/feed_your_brain.html
Braum's Book Buddy program - http://www.braums.com/BookBuddy.asp
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library (free books for preschoolers) - http://www.imaginationlibrary.com/

SUPPORT GROUPS
(See also Social Groups, Clubs, or click on Support Groups for a statewide list)

SWIMMING
Montgomery - Adventure Sports Aquatic Center (269-3483), Montgomery Barracudas Swim Team (273-8351, www.mybswim.org)
Prattville - homeschool swimming class at YMCA (358-9622); Dept. of Leisure Services (361-3640, http://www.prattville.com/Default.asp?ID=613&;pg=Prattville+Flying+Fish+Swim+Team)

TAEKWONDO
(See Martial Arts)

TENNIS
Prattville – Tennis Just 4 Kids (Dept. of Leisure Services, 361-3640, http://www.prattville.com/Default.asp?ID=614&;pg=Tennis)

THEATRE (professional, college and community)
(See also Drama and Community Theatre)
Call or visit their web sites for performances, tickets, and auditions:
Alabama Shakespeare Festival - Blount Cultural Park in Montgomery, 271-5353, www.asf.net
Troy University Montgomery's Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts - 251 Montgomery Street, 241-9567, http://montgomery.troy.edu/davis/
Millbrook Community Players Inc. - Robinson Springs United Methodist Church in Millbrook, 546-1612, or visit www.millbrooktheatre.com
Prattville Way-off Broadway Theatre - Prattville Cultural Arts Center, 203 West 4th Street, 365-2222 or 358-0297, www.wobtheatre.com
Wetumpka Depot Players - 300 South Main Street in Historic Downtown Wetumpka, 868-1440, www.wetumpkadepot.com
Alabama State University - Leila Barlow Theatre, 915 S. Jackson, 229-6929
Theatre AUM - Taylor Center at Auburn University Montgomery (AUM), 244-3632, www.aum.edu/indexm_ektid1106.aspx
Faulkner University Dinner Theatre - 5345 Atlanta Highway, in the Pop Myers Fine Arts Center, 386-7190, www.faulkner.edu/campuslife/dinnertheatre.asp
Huntingdon College - 1125 E. Fairview Ave., in the theatre formerly known as Cloverdale Junior High School, 833-4292

TRACK AND FIELD
Montgomery - Cross Country Track Club (Montgomery YMCA at www.ymcamontgomery.org)

TUMBLING
(See Gymnastics)

TUTORING
"College by Twelve" tutoring - Mona Lisa Harding, 239-8175, www.collegebytwelve.com
Gateway Great Books Academy - www.gatewaygbacademy.com
Sarah Meadows, 334-233-7203 - reading and grammar
Linda Pope, 334-399-3318 or pastorpopejr@hotmail.com 
Pam Brown, 271-5927
Brandi Mulcahy, 546-5427
Kaye Pair, 277-2554
Robin Pigue, 239-9779
Carol Rattan, 569-0067
Elizabeth, 334-361-7425 or mcckcc85@aol.com
Jackie Patton, jcklln003@gmail.com 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (VBS)
Most churches schedule a week-long Vacation Bible School during the summer. Dates and ages vary, so check local churches for details.

VIOLIN
Prattville - Westley Schlundt (334-322-4164,  westleyschlundt@hotmail.com">westleyschlundt@hotmail.com

VOICE
(see Singing)

VOLLEYBALL
Montgomery - YMCA (271-4343); Frazer UMC (272-8622)
Prattville - YMCA (358-9622 or Terrie at 358-5668)

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
2-1-1 Connects - 264-4636
Volunteer & Information Center - Rebecca Tidwell, Volunteer Coordinator, 264-4636 ext. 1 or 264-3335, www.volunteer-info.org/volunteer_opp.asp
A Place Called Home - located in Elmore (Steph or Steve Whyte, 414-9345, www.apchm.org)
Adullam House - located in Wetumpka (Pete and Angela Spackman, 514-3070,http://www.newconvictions.org)
Baptist Medical Center Volunteers - 286-2974, www.baptistfirst.org/volunteerservices.htm
Montgomery Area Council on Aging - 263-0532, www.macoa.org/communityservices.cfm
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts - 240-4349, www.mmfa.org
Habitat for Humanity - 832-9313, www.habitatmont.org
Threads of Love - www.threadsoflove.org
Montgomery Humane Society - 409-0622 Ext. 207, www.montgomeryhumane.com/volunteer
Elmore County Humane Sociaty - 567-3377, www.elmorehumane.com/OurVolunteers.htm
Prattville/Autauga Humane Society - 358-2882, www.autaugahumanesociety.com/volunteers.html
Alabama Department of Archives & History - 353-4718, www.archives.state.al.us/volunteer.html

WRESTLING
Montgomery YMCA Wrestling Team - 265-1433
Prattville YMCA Wrestling Team - http://prattymcawrestln.tripod.com/

WRITING CLUBS
Prattville - River Region Writers for Christ (Beth Greenawalt, 334-425-4869 orbethg7@gmail.com); High School Writers Group (Christina Baggett, 361-5113 orthesilent@rocketmail.com)

YMCAs
Local YMCAs usually offer a variety of activities - www.ymcamontgomery.org
801 S Perry St, Montgomery, 36104 - 269-4362
3407 Pelzer Ave, Montgomery, 36109 - 272-3390
2229 W Fairview Ave, Montgomery, 36108 - 265-1433
2435 Bell Road, Montgomery, 36117 - 271-4343
Grandview Family YMCA (Millbrook) - 290-YMCA (9622)
Prattville YMCA - 358-9622