The State of Florida and Lee County offer a variety of community groups that provide assistance to home education families.  

Note: These sources are provided only as a reference and should not be considered as an endorsement for or against any of the parties indicated by the Lee County Public School System.

What:  Masterpiece Initiative and Camp Anderson is providing 500 free, week-long camp sponsorships.
Who: Boys and girls ages 12-18 currently in the child welfare system
Where: Camp Anderson, Old Town, FL
RSVP: Register online: or contact Shelby Hornsby with specific questions, [email protected]

What: Hope's annual Rainbow Trails Camp is designed for any youth, ages 6-17, who have experienced the loss of a loved one during the past year.
When: October 20-22, 2017
Where: Riverside Retreat, LabBelle, FL
RSVP: Register no later than October 6, 2017 at  or contact [email protected] with specific questions

Mission: Valerie's House mission is to help children and families work through the loss of a loved one together and go on to live fulfilling lives.  
Vission: Valerie's House vision is that no child will grieve alone.
Contact/more information: [email protected] or

L.E.A.D. Like a GIRL
When: Thursday, August 31, 2017
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Florida SouthWestern State College, Building U, Room #102
Why: Leadership. Education. Advocacy. Development.  Girls will have the opportunity to ask tough questions, speak to women leaders, and engage in critical discussion through a hands-on, student-lead format.