Classes and Activities for Knoxville’s Home School Students

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As the school year comes to a close, visions of beach vacations and outdoor activities are dancing in students’ heads. However many home school parents are already preparing for next year by selecting curriculum, registering for a co-op, and making a new schedule. If you’re looking for enriching opportunities to supplement your home school plan, here is a comprehensive resource of local classes and activities geared towards home school students.

Don’t home school? You’ll find that this list includes many locations that offer classes for all children. And if you’re looking for a local home school co-op, the Knoxville Moms Blog has a complete list of those as well.

American Museum of Science and Energy / Home School Programs

Interactive science lessons for grades K-6.

Bill Jones Music / Home School Chorus

Choral classes for students in grades 2-12. Email Marjorie at [email protected] for more details.

Bricks 4 Kidz / Home School Classes at their Creativity Center

Classes that explore engineering, architecture, physics, science, math, and technology with the use of LEGO kits.

Cool Sports / Daytime Classes for Home School Groups

Skating classes offered from 1 pm – 3 pm.

Friendly Farm / Home School Classes

Classes are available to learn skills like sewing and soap making, as well as, lessons on nature and animals.

Ice Chalat / Home School Skating

Ice Skating Lessons for all levels of experience.

Knoxville Zoo / Home School Tuesdays (and Thursdays)

Science classes for students in grades K-8 on topics ranging from Astronomy to Zoology.

Liza Moz’ / Home School Art Classes

Multi-week sessions covering areas like canvas painting and glass fusion.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies / Monthly Home School Program

Sessions on marine life and more for students up to 8th grade!

Smoky Mountain Tennis Academy / Home School Junior Tennis Clinics

The schedule hosts a range of classes to accommodate varying levels of ability.

The Muse Knoxville / Home School Programs

Classes on simple machines and robotics for ages 6-14.

The Y (YMCA) / Home School P.E.

A physical education class for home schooled students including sports, swimming, lessons on nutrition, and more!

Take heART / Home School Enrichment Art

These art classes are held every Tuesday at the Dean Hill Recreation Center and taught by a trained artist and teacher.

Tennessee Golf Foundation / Home School Golf Class

Lessons that teach all aspects of the game with an emphasis on fun!

UT Gardens / Home School Group Programs

The UT Gardens hosts some events for home school groups. Subscribe to their mailing list to stay informed on all upcoming events.


What are you doing to prepare for the next school year? Are any of these classes already in your plan? Did we miss anything? We’d love to hear from you!

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One Response to Classes and Activities for Knoxville’s Home School Students

  1. Mike Caldwell August 30, 2017 at 11:47 am #

    Hi Jennifer,

    You might want to add another activity to your list. It’s in Maryville, TN….Maryville Martial Arts. Classes meet 11am-1 pm Tuesday, 7pm-9pm Tuesday, 11am-1 pm Thursday, 7pm-9pm Thursday. You can attend once a week or all 4 work outs for the same price. Kids get exercise and build confidence while they learn the history and the art of Isshinryu Karate. For Details call Mike Caldwell @ 865-982-8184 (First Class is FREE)

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