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The Homeschooler's Friend

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—  
I took the one less traveled by,  
And that has made all the difference.
~ Robert Frost




Membership is open to all homeschoolers in the Bay County, Florida and surrounding areas. THF does not discriminate and maintains no religious or political affiliations. Membership dues are charged annually and are non-refundable.

Download a membership form here

Below is a list of frequently asked questions. If you have a question not yet answered, please forward it via our Contact Us page. We will respond within 48 hours.

Why Join a Support Group?

THF understands the diverse needs of a homeschooling family and its' outside obligations. THF can provide members a sense of community, of belonging. THF can offer members the opportunity to form bonding friendships that will last a lifetime.

Why Join THF?

THF is a non-profit support group and cooperative that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, marital status, or disability. All homeschoolers will be welcomed.

What Does My Membership Include?

  • Monthly newsletters
  • Support Meetings
  • Information, schedules, and disounts for THF field trips, activities, park days, classes, fairs, etc.
  • Pertinent information on legal issues affecting homeschoolers
  • Information and support concerning portfolios, testing, evaluations, and other matters of compliance with Florida law
  • Local and national homeschool news, events, web sites, etc. provided in one location
  • Optional discounted memberships to the Florida Parent Educators Association


Dues are $12 (ending July 31, 2010) annually and cover materials (printing, postage, website fees, party supplies, support group meetings, and some group activities).

Optional: $18 Annual FPEA Membership (

This is the discounted group rate. Benefits include periodic issues of FPEA magazine, discounts from many national and regional vendors, and discounted admission to annual convention (available through THF until Sept. 31, 2009).

Optional: Home Education Foundation

Our Florida home educators' state lobbyist works full time year-round to ensure the continuation of home education rights and opportunities in Florida and is solely supported by Florida home educators.** 

Please make checks payable to:

The Homeschooler's Friend

Mailing Address:

The Homeschooler's Friend
PO Box 776
Lynn Haven, FL 32444

After we receive your application, you will be approved to become a member of the forum.

** NOTE: $1 of each THF membership fee is automatically donated to Home Education Foundation. By signing the application, you hereby acknowledge and accept a donation to HEF.

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