What's New - Non-PPLD Homeschool Events

RSSDo you know of a community program for homeschoolers? Is your group holding an event that is open to all homeschoolers? Do you want to hear about upcoming opportunities for your family in the Colorado Springs area? If you answered “yes!” to any of these questions then this is the place for you! This blog is for homeschool programs, classes, etc. not sponsored by PPLD.

To have something posted contact Corrie at cbaker@ppld.org. She will need all the necessary information two weeks in advance. Be sure to include: what it is, who can attend, when it is (date and time), where it is, and who to contact. If any pertinent information is missing it will not be posted.

For the 34th year, Colorado College will offer a three-week summer program for gifted elementary school students. Children entering grade one through grade six next August are eligible for these courses, which are designed to challenge the children’s intellectual and creative abilities.

Directed by Professor of Education, Charlotte Mendoza, at Colorado College, the program brings to the campus, teachers who are experienced and skilled in working with gifted children and who are well educated in their fields. Each teacher has an assistant to help provide the individual attention that gifted children need.

Who: Children entering grades 1 - 6
When: June 9 - 26 (8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m., M - F)
Where: Palmer Hall, Colorado College

For more information, visit:

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak region is offering open swim at two of their locations starting in November.

Where: Briargate Y - 1st, 3rd, and 5th Friday starting November 7th
Tri-Lakes Y - 2nd and 4th Friday starting November 14th

Time: 1 pm - 3 pm

Cost: Children (17 and under) - $3.50
Adults - $10.50
Families (up to 4 people) - $14.00
YMCA Members - FREE!

For more information, check out the attached flyer.