Building Community One Family at a Time
KCHC is an intentional community of life-learning families committed to discovering, growing and doing life together while educating our children for the world we hope to birth. We meet weekly to encourage and support each other while engaging in purposeful exploration and fun with our children.
As an inclusive community, we are diverse and ask that you and your family are respectful of all other members and their families online and in person. Please be respectful of those who may be different than you with regards to ability, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual identity, faith, religion, family size and family type.
Posted by Leslie on May 12, 2014 at 7:47pm
Kid Cultivators Homeschool Community is an intentional and inclusive support group for those new to homeschooling and/or experienced in homeschooling living in the Atlanta-metro area. Discussion topics focus on homeschooling, general learning, educational methods, and curricula to name a few. We share information on resources, field trips, activities and other information pertinent to our needs. Our group is interfaith and not affiliated with any one religion, denomination or spiritual path--we welcome everyone! We do not tolerate discrimination against people based on ethnicity, race, gender, sexual identity, faith, family size or type.
Kid Cultivators Homeschool Community has built a strong community in the form of a very active home school support group. As a group we are here for each other, for support, exchange of ideas, information and to share our passion for teaching and learning with our children. We meet in person, and often, some of us open our homes to others for activities, etc. Because of this, we may seem a little more cautious about who joins our group. If you are interested in joining the group, please fully complete the survey, upload a clear photo of yourself and remember that the caution we use will protect you and your family as it does us and ours!
Upon joining our home school group, we ask that you become an ACTIVE PARTICIPANT*. Your comments, suggestions and ideas are not only welcomed but encouraged! We need you to participate online (in groups & discussions) and in person. YOU are important to the success of our group!
For the 2015-2016 School Year we are offering three options to better accommodate family's needs and commitment levels.
Tier 1: General Member: $25 per family + T-shirts
As a general member your family will be invited to all open activities: Park Days, Game Days, Field Trips, Community Service Projects, Celebrations and Events throughout our homeschool year. You will have the chance to join any group buys the community makes on resources. Each family member is required to purchase a T-shirt for group outings and events. T-shirts are $10 each.
Tier 2: Learning Members--$100 per family + T-shirts
As a Learning Member your family will receive all the privileges listed above along with a year long invitation to all workshops, book discussions and Sip & Chats--which are held twice a month on Monday afternoons. This is the prerequisite for joining at the Intentional Community Level. Each family member is required to purchase a T-shirt for group outings and events.
Tier 3: Intentional Community Member -- $300 per family
As an Intentional Community Member, you have access to all previous levels of membership. In addition, you commit to participate on a weekly basis engaging fully in goals for said year. At this level participants plan and offer group facilitated learning activities for the community's children (ages 5 and older). Personal development offerings for adults are determined each year by interest.
The deadline for ALL fees, regardless of tier, is August 17, 2015. More information can be emailed to prospective members, should you require it. Simply send an email inquiry to Leslie@KidCultivators.org.
New members are welcomed throughout the year for Tier 1 ONLY. The $25 membership fee plus T-shirt fees are due upon joining. Contact us prior to doing so should you have questions. Thank you.
When your membership is approved, please read over these four (4) documents in the forum section in the 'special notices' folder 1) Kid Cultivators Home School Group's General Guidelines, 2)Kid Cultivators Home School Group's Meeting/Event/Play-date Etiquette, 3) How to Use this Site and 4) Kid Cultivators Home School Group's Online Etiquette. Thanks!
*In joining our group you agree to being an active participant online and in person. An active participant will:
1. Change the generic photo issued upon joining to a photo of themselves.
2. Personalize their page so others in the community can 'get to know' them.
3. Make a post on your 'blog' to introduce your self and family.
4. Share with others in the community from their experiences by adding to or starting discussions in the 'forum' section of the board.
5. Check site often so that you can participate in planned events (Park Days/Games Days, Sip & Chats/Support Meetings., Monthly Field Trips, classes, etc.).
We are striving to minimize if not totally eliminate "lurkers" on this board as it defeats the purpose of the sustainable, active community we are committed to maintaining. With your help we can achieve this! Thank you!!
Also, keep in mind that we are a HOME SCHOOL SUPPORT GROUP. If your intentions are to sell us something, recruit members for some other group, or otherwise market or promote anything please reconsider before applying to join, as we value our families more than just consumers. Thank you!