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Enrichment Opportunities

American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Contest

Lebanon Post 51 will be doing a joint Oratorical Scholarship Contest with Brownsville Post 184 on December 16, 2017. For more information, please contact Michael Scalf, Post 51 Oratorical Scholarship Contest Chairman.


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.
  • Languages
    LBCC offers a variety of language classes including French, Spanish, Japanese and American Sign Language at its campuses across the mid-valley. Spring Term classes start April 1.

Joel White – Director, Community Education

LBCC’s LB iLearn Online

LBCC’s LB iLearn Online Campus offers 100% online programs in Business Administration, Accounting Clerk, Office Skills Technology, Social Media, and Medical Coding and Reimbursement. Students may take just one or two courses, or complete an entire program. LB iLearn courses are designed to be taken one at a time on the student’s own schedule. Students complete as many credits as their schedule allows for an affordable fixed monthly fee. Classes start any Wednesday of the year.

Lara Miller – Admissions Specialist

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

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.


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.