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Resource Directory

Please help us to expand this directory, so it can be even more helpful for the homeschool community. Use the contact form to let us know of other resources that we can add.

Co-ops and Teaching Groups


Five Valleys Homeschool Co-op,


Lone Rock Homeschool Group, Allison Bentley, (406) 529-2542,




Friday School, Janet Steele, (406) 499-2687,

Classical Conversations, Michelle Fullante (406) 370-8236,

Classical Conversations, Korie Jessop (406) 381-9028,



Bitterroot Homeschool Choir, Heidi Brower, (weekly rehearsals in Hamilton, two concerts/year)

Piano / Voice Lessons, Heidi Brower (Hamilton), or

Violin Lessons, Calley Ratliff (Florence), (406) 274-5477

Violin and Voice Lessons Online or In-Person, Tasha Fain (Hamilton),

Violin & Viola (Rachel -

Bass (Joel - schnackelj@yahoo,com)

Schnackel Strings Studio (Hamilton)



Montana Coalition of Home Educators, FAQs ,

The Montana Guide to Home Education

Home School Legal Defense Association, summary of Montana laws,

Montana Office of Public Instruction, Homeschool Packet

Montana School Accreditation Standards that identify basic education programs for elementary, middle grades, and high school, including graduation.

Ravalli County Superintendent of Schools, home school report form,

Bitterroot College Dual Enrollment Admissions,

Students who are over the age of 16 and are currently enrolled in high school or are being home schooled, may register for college courses at the Bitterroot College as Dual Enrollment students (for half tuition).

Valley Oak Education Resource Center, Wendi Fawns, (406) 381-2334,

Free college & career planning advisors, connection with internship opportunities.

MATCHE (Montanans Assembling Together for Christian Home Education), Bitterroot-based organization that hosts how-to homeschool seminars, annual conference, homeschool business directory, and more


Grace Lutheran Church Library, 275 Hattie Lane, Hamilton, Mon-Fri 9-5

Self-serve library for all ages: fiction and non-fiction audios, videos, and books, plus curriculum, homeschooling how-to books, creation science resources, missionary biographies, etc.

Terri Jarvis, Librarian, (406) 531-4385

Dolly Parton Imagination Library, free books monthly for kids 0-5,

More Resources,



Sports and Athletics


Bitterroot Dance Academy, September through June, ages 2 through high school, summer camps, 529 W. River Rd, Hamilton

Contact Courtney Ratliff, (406) 396-1776,


Florence Baseball/Softball, March registration

Contact (406) 273-7777,

Stevensville Youth Baseball and Softball Association, March registration


Victor Baseball League

Contact (406) 239-4034,

Corvallis Baseball Association


Hamilton Babe Ruth Baseball



1st Monday each month, 2 pm ($1.75/person/game), Westside Lanes, 1615 Wyoming St, Missoula

Contact (406) 721-5263,

Cross-Country Skiing at Chief Joseph Pass

Missoula Fencing Association, beginning to advanced classes in Missoula and Hamilton, summer camps, equipment provided, ages 6+

Contact Laura Lee, (406) 251-4623

Glacier Ice Rink, 2nd Thursday each month, 9:30-10:30 a.m. ($4/youth, $6/adult, includes skate rental), Missoula County Fairgrounds



Stevensville Youth Soccer, September through October, ages 5 through grade 8, summer camp

Contact Buck Rudolph (406) 207-5626,,

Ravalli United (Corvallis, Hamilton), fall recreational, winter indoor, spring competitive, summer camp, 1st through 8th grades


Valley Elite, spring competitive, winter indoor


Bitterroot Swim Team, June through August, 8 through 18 years old


Bitterroot Tennis Association, summer programs, January/February indoors at the Canyons, 5 through 18 years old

Contact Virginia DeLeo, (406) 544-8993,,

Fury Volleyball Program, spring competitive, U12-U18, camps, clinics

Contact (406) 552-5340,




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