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Enrichment Opportunities

Albany Parks and Recreation

Community activities and classes for youth are provide by the Albany Parks and Recreation.


LBCC Community Learning Programs For High School Age Students

LBCC’s Community Education program offers a variety of classes each term at locations around the mid valley that are open to high school aged students. For more information about these opportunities:

  • Driver Education
    Spring Term driver education opportunities start April 1 in Albany, Corvallis and Lebanon.
  • Tractor Safety
    The Albany campus hosts tractor safety classes during spring and summer term.

Joel White – Director, Community Education

OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center

There are many ways for homeschooling families to learn at the Hatfield Marine Science Center Visitor Center. You can explore the Visitor Center’s exhibits on your own, attend one of our public programs, arrange a private class for your home school group, and/or attend our Home school Day events held in the Fall and Spring.

Maureen Collson

OSLIS: Resources to Support Teaching and Learning

Home schoolers in Oregon are welcome to use the resources on OSLIS, the Oregon School Library Information System. OSLIS offers guidance for teaching students how to do research, has templates for creating citations in MLA and APA formats, and provides access to databases with quality nonfiction articles from periodicals and reference books and a database designed to help students build skills in reading, writing and math. This overview and flyer offer more information. For questions about OSLIS, please contact the School Library Consultant at the Oregon State Library.

Jennifer Maurer – Oregon State Library, School Library Consultant

Pipeline to Jobs

The people who provide the jobs have partnered with the people who get you ready for the jobs and with the people who want to help you get the jobs (that would be local industry + K-12 Schools + Linn-Benton Community College + the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce) to create Pipeline. This is a unique combination of programs, opportunities and people with one goal: put you on the fast lane to success. To put you on the path to a good job with a good future—without four years of college. There are jobs, internships, continuing education, scholarships and more available right now. The Pipeline is full – it’s up to you to make your move. Here’s where you start:

435 W 1st Ave
Albany, OR 97321


Saturday Academy at Oregon State University

Saturday Academy is a non-profit, extracurricular, pre-college education program hosted by Oregon State University. The program enlists community professionals to share their facilities, equipment, and expertise through hands-on classes, workshops, and apprenticeships. Special Emphasis is placed on the sciences, math, and technology. Scholarship assistance is available.


VFW Youth Scholarships

The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you.

Scholarship Info


Home School – Contact

Program Administrator:
Ann Lavond

Home School Registrar:
Sam Rounsavell


School District Contacts
For families in the 12 districts of Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties.

Community College Contacts
Local community colleges offering GED and other resources to older home school students.

Important Message

LBL ESD is providing modified services due to COVID-19 and the statewide school closure. Please contact 541-812-2600 for assistance. Limited staffing during the closure will make response to public inquiry difficult, and some inquiries may be delayed until programs reopen.