Monterey County


  • Christian Home Learners of Salinas [CHLS] – Contact information: Call Kathy at (831) 753-9479, or call Lynne at (831) 449-0553.
  • Monterey Bay Unschooling Network – An all-inclusive network for Monterey Bay area unschoolers. Contact information: Email Annie Twist Lubke.
  • Peninsula Christian Homeschool Group – Membership is free and open to all homeschoolers in Monterey and surrounding areas. We offer park days, field trips, parties, teen group activities and more. Contact information: Email Sandy Kathey.
  • Rural Christian Home Educators – Christian homeschool families providing support, fellowship, and elective activities for homeschool families.

California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom – Free K-12 Teaching Resources

California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom provides free K-12 teaching resources available for free downloading at (lesson plans, fact sheets, student newspapers and more). California educators can request print copies, shipped at no expense.

The Plant Science lesson plans ( help students discover what plants need to grow through hands-on lessons and activities: Fun with the Plant Nutrient Team (K-3), What Do Plants Need to Grow? (2-4), Too Much? Too Little? (5-8), and Chemistry, Fertilizer, and the Environment (8-12). All resources are aligned to current California Standards. The organization also provides an annual teacher conference (July 14-15, 2017) and the Imagine this… Story Writing Contest for grades 3-8 (November 1 annual deadline). Learn more and request free resources at