Homeschool Learning Centers & Co-ops - Orange County, CA


Homeschool learning and community centers are privately run organizations that serve their local homeschool communities in a variety of unique ways.


*These summaries have been copied and pasted from the learning centers' websites.

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The American Academy of Strategic Education, Newport Beach, and Mission Viejo

Designed as an affordable option for students from Grades TK-12 they provide a fun, safe, and innovative environment for students to engage in social activities, as well as study academic core subjects. They operate flexible hours to meet a variety of student’s daily schedules.

  • 3-day In-person Program: Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday or Tuesday/ Thursday/ Friday Invited to our monthly field trips.

  • 3-day Hybrid Program: Monday/ Wednesday 2 hours per day virtual core subject classes plus Friday in-person to work on core subject projects and elective classes. Invited to our monthly field trips.

  • Fridays only: Fridays are a full day of academic enrichment and fun electives. Invited to our monthly field trips.

  • *Additional 2-day program: Minimum 1 school year commitment.


The Arbor Learning Community, Yorba Linda

The Arbor is a non-profit secular homeschool community providing customizable learning opportunities to inquisitive, gifted, and twice-exceptional students in a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive environment. In-person and online academic and enrichment classes for students in first grade through high school include science, writing, literature, math, history, and social science, art, robotics, coding, and chess. Classes are engaging, feature deep learning, and foster creative and critical thinking, and are small with a typical student-teacher ratio of 12:1 or lower. Arbor teachers are passionate and knowledgeable about their subjects and dynamic in their presentations. The Arbor is a regional leader in providing educational options where learners can thrive intellectually and socially.


Brain Builders: STEM Education, Laguna Niguel, and Tustin

Brain Builders have been providing classes for the home school community since 2015. They offer classes such as woodshop, robotics, 3d printing, chemistry, reverse engineering, coding, and more. They are continuously creating new classes that are engaging and fun and their staff are committed to creating positive learning experiences for all students.


Celebration Education, Santa Ana & online classes

Celebration Education believes that every child has their own genius, and they inspire that genius by allowing each child to take the lead in their learning experiences, drawing on their innate learning tools of curiosity, exploration, and creativity. They provide rich learning opportunities in the form of an inspiring environment, access to interesting materials, varied classes, and plentiful field trips - all tied together with exciting themes.


C3 Classes, Mission Viejo

C3 Classes provide collaborative homeschool classes for K-12 students. Their educators are committed to providing a community in which each student is known, respected, and valued as an individual of great potential and promise. Students are encouraged to work hard and to strive to learn something new while having fun. ​For 2021 in-person classes are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Live online classes are available, too.

Discovery of Learning, Yorba Linda

TK through High School enrichment center program with several Southern California campuses. Their Yorba Linda campus serves students TK-8th grade and is open Tues/Thurs 9:00 am-2:30 pm. Discovery of Learning was born out of a love of children and a passion for educating the whole child. DOL believes that education is a personal journey for every family. Discovery of Learning has genuinely invested in the homeschool community it has built and supports by offering various events for parents and families including park days, workshops, special talks, and movie screenings to help families in a variety of ways along their homeschooling path.