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Homeschool Reading, Writing and Language

Looking for a reading, writing, or language classes outside the house for your homeschool student? Here’s a list of opportunities in the Upstate.

Need additional homeschool resources? Be sure to check out our Ultimate Homeschool Guide to the Upstate.

Greenville Technical College Early College (Dual Enrollment)

SPONSORED 864.250.8000 | 506 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville, SC

Greenville Tech Homeschool Guide 2022

Early College (Dual Enrollment) at Greenville Technical College (GTC) is designed for motivated high-school-age students from Greenville County schools, charter schools, private schools, online academies, homeschool, etc., who seek academic challenges and want to get a head start on advanced academic goals.

Getting an early start on college credits will:

  • Save you time and money
  • Let you experience college classes
  • Help you explore academically-centered career planning
  • Allow you to lighten your load or finish college ahead of schedule

Visit www.gvltec.edu/early-college/ to learn more. 

Offers: Offers classes in German as a foreign language and as a heritage language. Ages 5 and up. Locations are at Simpsonville’s Holland Park Church and Spartanburg Day School.
They also offer a homeschool program for 4th-6th grade that meets on Thursday for 1.5 hours.

Roots and Wings Nature School

Offers nature-based educational classes in math, literature, project learning, geography, and additional homeschool support.

Classes are typically once per week in a given subject.
Classes are available for ages 4 – 8. Drop-off classes and parent participation classes are available.

Carl Sandburg Home

828.693.4178 | 81 Carl Sandburg Lane, Flat Rock, NC

Tours and group reservations are currently limited in number, so please contact the farm before submitting a form to visit.
Carl Sandburg Home also offer online virtual lessons. These are not live presentations, but rather virtual lesson plans. Students can learn about the Sandburg family and the significance of Carl Sandburg’s writing. Here are the virtual lesson plans.

This historic estate of poet Carl Sandburg in nearby Flat Rock, NC offers a 1-2 hour educational tour for groups that include writing activities, house tour, and farm visits.

  • Age: Kindergarten through high school
  • Subject: Writing, poetry, language arts, history, social studies, science
  • Homeschool trips are also available.

CFD Greenville French Courses

864.553.5303 | 710 Phillips Road, Greer, SC

Offers: Bi-weekly French courses and Monthly French club

Registration is open for 2023-2024

French courses: children are grouped based on French-language skill level.
Ages: 1st grade through 5th grade, 1.5 hour sessions, twice per week

French Club: Saturdays, once per month for 10 months from 9 am – 12 pm.
Two age groups are offered, 6-8 years old and 9-12 years old.

Children will enjoy activities, games, workshops, and more with instructor Claire Rouvery.

The Greenville County Library System

864.527.9248 | Main Library Branch | 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, SC

The Greenville County Library System offers a large variety of virtual and in-person programs for babies, preschoolers, children, and adults! Some programs include take-home kits that can be requested online. Topics include history, art, and science.

The Greenville Library offers field trips including story times, a look-and-find tour, reference tours, and more.

  • Age: Programs available for multiple age groups
  • Subject: English, Reading, Literature
  • The library can also bring programs to your location for groups.

 

United Community of Homeschoolers Unlimited

The UCHU (United Community of Homeschoolers Unlimited) is an option 3 homeschool association.

They offer virtual classes in instrumentals, reading, mindfulness and yoga, drawing, high school courses, and more.

Velos Collective

828.577.1187 | 601 Taylors Road, Taylors, SC

Offers a christ centered co-op for K4-12th grade in a variety of subjects. They offer classes in academics, sports, arts, and more.
Classes meet at the Eastside Worship Center.