LIGHT

 
Christian Support Group
for Home Educators

Serving Homeschool Families in the Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama Areas.

LIGHT Homeschool Support

Serving families in Columbus, Phenix City, and surrounding areas.

LIGHT Membership

LIGHT's purpose is to offer faith-based support and activities for Columbus and Phenix City area homeschool families.
 
LIGHT Membership for the 2016-2017 school year runs from August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2017. The annual membership fee for the 2016/17 academic year is $15 if paid by July 24, 2016. If paid July 25, 2016 or later the fee is $18.
 
As a LIGHT member, you will be added to our email list so that we can keep you informed of LIGHT events and other community events that might be of interest to you. We coordinate events for homeschool students of all ages including seasonal and holiday parties, LIGHT Teen Group events, ITBS Testing, Science Fair, Spelling Bee, Kindergarten Graduation, Field Trips, Park Day and more.
 
There is a LIGHT Yahoo Group available for our members to comunicate directly with one another through email. The purpose of this elist is to provide members of LIGHT a place to discuss homeschooling issues and to ask questions of other members. Once a member, you can request to be added to our Yahoo group by clicking on the 'Yahoo Group' link.
 
We have ongoing events for our LIGHT Teens. Events such as monthly lunch get togethers, seasonal parties, and other fun events are sprinkled in throughout the year. If you have a teen, please use the 'LIGHT Teens on Facebook' button to request to join our LIGHT Teen Facebook Group.
 
Membership in the Yahoo and Facebook groups is limited to LIGHT members in attempt to protect the privacy of our member families.
 
If you have questions about LIGHT or upcoming LIGHT events, you can contact us using the Contact Us section below. If you would like to become a member, you can click on the 'Membership Form' button to access the online form. Complete the online form and then mail membership dues to the address on the form. 
Click to complete the 2016-2017 LIGHT Membership Form Electronically
Membership Form
​​Click to download a printable 2016-17 Membership form.
Membership Form
Click to request to be added to the LIGHT Member Yahoo Group
Yahoo Group
Click to request to be added to the LIGHT Teens Facebook Group
LIGHT Teens on Facebook
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LIGHT  on Facebook

New to Homeschooling

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Here you will find a few helpful links for beginning your homeschool journey. Please contact us using the Contact Us section below if you have questions or would like assistance.

CHEF -
Christian Home Education Fellowship of Alabama

HSLDA - Homeschool Legal Defense Association

GHEA - Georgia Home Education Association 

Cathy Duffy Curriculum Reviews

HSLDA - Homeschooling Through High School

Building Cathedrals - Encouragement for Every Mom

Christianbook.com - Leading online seller of Christian books and supplies

Donna Young's Homeschool Resources

Georgia Department of Education - Declaration of Intent to Homeschool

Coming Soon: Local Homeschool Vendors

Alabama Cover School Listing

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Schedule of Events

Details for these and future events including ticket prices, if applicable, and due dates are communicated to LIGHT Members through emails and Facebook posts. Please contact us if you'd like to become a member! We'd love for you to join us! 


LIGHT 2016-2017 Schedule of Events

Recurring LIGHT Events
 
Park Day - Tuesday of every WEEK
 
Mom's Night Out - 1st Monday of every month
 
LIGHT Teens Lunch - 2nd Friday of every month
 
Skating - 3rd Friday of every month
 
NEW Middle School Fellowship - 4th Friday of most months
 
 

July

  1. Fri, July 29
    10 AM - 1 PM Annual LIGHT Luncheon
CLICK Here to RSVP
Lunch is provided by LIGHT.  To cover costs for the luncheon a paid LIGHT membership for the 2016/17 academic year is required for attendees. Please RSVP by July 22, 2016.

August

  1. Dates TBD
    Elementary, Middle School, and LIGHT Teen Back To School Parties!
  1. Fri, Aug 12
    2 - 4 PM LIGHT Teens Late Lunch

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RiverCenter Shows
Springer Shows
  1. Fri, Aug 19
    1 - 3 PM Skating
  1. Fri, Aug 26
    Time TBD Middle School Group

September

  1. Fri, Sept 9
    2 - 4 PM LIGHT Teens Late Lunch
  1. Fri, Sept16
    1 - 3 PM Skating
  1. Fri, Sept 16
    2:30 PM Field Trip to Columbus Recycling & Sustainability Center Please arrive promptly at 2:15 pm.
  1. Fri, SEPT 23
    Time TBD Middle School Group

October

  1. Fri, Oct 7
    9:30 AM Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Springer please arrive 30 minutes prior to the show
  1. Fri, Oct 14
    9:30 AM Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Springer please arrive 30 minutes prior to the show
  1. Fri, Oct 14
    2 - 4 PM LIGHT Teens Late Lunch
  1. Fri, Oct 21
    1 - 3 PM Skating
  1. Fri, Oct 28
    10:00 AM K-5th Field Trip-Springer Opera House Please arrive 15 minutes prior
  1. Fri, Oct 28
    1:00 PM Geography Fair for All Ages-Join us at Central Bapt. Church on Whitesville Rd.
  1. Fri, Oct 28
    2:00-4:00 PM Middle School Group Flat Rock Park-Picnic Gazebo #65 (beside Friendship Hall)

November

  1. Fri, Nov 4
    10:00 AM Field Trip-Alabama Bison & Wildlife Center Please arrive 15 minutes prior
  1. Mon, Nov 7
    9:30 AM Junie B. Jones Essential Survival Guide to School at the RiverCenter, please arrive 30 minutes prior to the show
  1. Fri, Nov 11
    2 - 4 PM LIGHT Teens Late Lunch
  2. Thu, Nov 17
    2 - 4 PM Feeding the Valley Packing Food Boxes Service Project
  1. Fri, Nov 18
    10:30 - 2 PM Spelling Bee at the Columbus Public Library Auditorium
  1. Fri, Nov 18
    1 - 3 PM Skating
  1. Sat, Nov 19
    6 - 9 PM LIGHT Teens Fall Dance - Cowboy Theme
  1. Date TBD
    Time TBD -See Nov. 17 Middle School Group

December

  1. Thu. Dec. 8
    1:00-3:00pm Elementary & Middle School Christmas Parties
  1. Fri, Dec 9
    9:30 AM Little Mermaid at the Springer Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the show
  1. Fri, Dec 9
    2 - 4 PM LIGHT Teens Late Lunch
  2. Mon, Dec. 12
    5:30-9:30PM LIGHT Teens Christmas Party-bring a dinner item & a $5 gift to exchange
  3. Fri, Dec 9
    6PM LIGHT Mom's Night Out Christmas Party-bring a dinner item & a $5 gift to exchange
  1. Thu, Dec 15
    9:30 AM Little Mermaid at the Springer Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the show
  1. Dates-see 12/8
    Elementary, Middle School, and LIGHT Teen Christmas Parties
  1. Fri, Dec 16
    1 - 3 PM Skating
  1. Date TBD
    Time TBD Middle School Group

January

  1. Fri, Jan 13
    9:30 AM The Lightning Thief at the RiverCenter Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the show
  1. Fri, Jan 27
    9:30 AM Of Mice and Men at the Springer-teens reserve by 12/23, $10 per ticket due by 1/13. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the show

February

  1. Thu, Feb 2
    9:30 AM Suessical the Musical at the RiverCenter Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the show
  1. Mon, Feb 27
    9:30 AM The Ugly Duckling & the Tortoise and the Hare at the RiverCenter Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the show

March

  1. Fri, Mar 10
    9:30 AM The Giver at the Springer Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the show

April

  1. Date TBD
    Time TBD Columbus Area Homeschool PROM

May