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Greater Vancouver Home Learners (GVHL)

Operates as a resource center and support for homeschoolers/ homelearners and those interested in learning more about it from all over Metro Vancouver or Greater Vancouver through the running of the HS-Van Mailing List Yahoo Group, the Vancouver Home Learners: homeschoolers, DLers, unschoolers group  and this website.
The Greater Vancouver Area covers the BC cities of Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, North Shore, Tri-Cities, Port-Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Port Moody, New Westminster, Burnaby, Richmond, Surrey, Langley, Delta, South Delta and Ladner, Pitt Meadows, Misson and further into the Fraser Valley.

"Meetings" take place on HS-Van Mailing List Yahoo Group HS-Van Yahoo Group. Those on the mailing list can choose to join the local support groups listed below or not or use the list to organize more local or interest specific groups. There is also a smaller group that parents of teens on the Lower Mainland Homeschooled Teens group

Groups by location 

(see Clubs and Drop-Ins for more groups)

All Greater Vancouver/ Lower mainland 

Metro Van Unschoolers (Greater Vancouver area)

Belief Specific Groups:


BC Secular Homeschooling   (large Lower Mainland presence)

 Special Education Groups:

Greater Vancouver Parents of Special Needs Homeschoolers

Homeschool Special Education (Christian Based but all welcome)

Fraser Valley Special Ed Homeschool Support

Interest Specific Groups:

Pokemon-kids: Metro Vancouver

Homeschool Anime Vancouver (Manga, Cosplay too)

Minecraft for Kids 

Lower Mainland Homeschooled Teens Yahoo group  

Homelearnig Teen Outings (Lower Mainland) Facebook group 

HS-WestSide (Vancouver West Side). Email group.  Facebook group Westside Home Learners Vancouver

North Shore and beyond

to introduce yourself an be invited to monthly meetings and the google email group please contact

Burnaby/ New Westminster

Burnaby New Life Home School Association (Christian) (Burnaby, Coqutitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, New Westminster)

Burnaby Classical Conversations Community

Tri-Cities ( Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody)

Tri-Cities Homeschoolers Facebook group (Port-Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Port Moody, Burnaby, New Westminster)

North of the Fraser

Ridge Meadows Home Learners (Maple Ridge/ Pitt Meadows)


South of the Fraser

Langley Home Learners


Christian Home Educators Association of Richmond

Richmond Classical Conversations Community

Fraser Valley

Quests - Video Games & Outdoor Adventures Club