Welcome

Welcome to Northern Gulf Coast Home Educators! We are a support network for all home-educating families in the Deep South. We love to share information, plan field trips & events, and organize service opportunities for the Gulf Coast homeschool community. If you are a home-educator, friend, supporter, or want to learn more about homeschooling, you are welcome here!


An Update On Our Progress: The website’s migration from the old host to the new is complete. Nothing should look any different than before. If you do encounter any broken links or irregularities, please report them to us via email or comment on an individual post or page.

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The Alabama Bicentennial Schools program encourages the youth of Alabama to continue looking toward the future by making connections with local communities. The program is open to all students — public, private, and homeschool.


NGCHE is always working on field trips, classes, community service, and more. Outdoor Adventure Skills scheduled for Wednesday, February 7th has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 7th.  Target ages 8-13. Topics include Animal Tracking, Shelter Building, Exploring Outdoors, Plant and Animal Identification.

Outdoor Adventure Skills Class for Homeschool Students Daphne Alabama

NGCHE will attend Coastal Bird Banding together at Fort Morgan, Alabama, in mid April. Exact date is weather dependent and TBA. Join us, and bring your friends & family.

Homeschool Field Trip Mobile Baldwin Alabama Coastal Bird Banding

In May our first group of graduates celebrates with cap and gown commencement ceremonies! Mobile/Baldwin Community Homeschool Graduation. Any graduating homeschool senior from Southwest Alabama or the surrounding area is welcome to participate.

Homeschool Graduation

Our first ever Summer Summit is coming to the Mobile community this August. All homeschool moms are welcome to join us regardless of where you live. We look forward to this time of encouragement and making new friends just before the start of the next homeschool year.

Homeschool Summer Summit Mobile Alabama

Now that I’ve read the Welcome page, where do I go from here?
If you’re not familiar with NGCHE, our About and FAQ’s pages are a great place to begin. If you heard of an interesting field trip or class and want to get the scoop right away, jump in to Homeschool Events or Community Events. If you need some help getting started or are looking for info on homeschooling, try our Resources page. The Calendar has a list of our activities and deadlines all in one place, plus select community happenings and other need-to-know dates such as holidays and testing.

How do I Navigate the Website?
Use the tabs just under the header to move between our static pages. The Blog page contains our posts in reverse chronological order. The menus on the right-hand side of the page allow you to access those posts by recent activity or category.

Thank you for visiting! Take your time and look around. We think of our followers as our friends and look forward to meeting everyone in person. We are excited about the future at NGCHE. More activities, features, partnerships, and trips are yet to come. We hope you’ll be a part of what’s in store!

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