4-H:  Contact Lewis and Clark County Extension office for more information, 447-8346.

Art Classes:  Professional art instructor, Mr. Tavary, teaches art classes at Ben Franklin Crafts weekly.  Contact 442-5570 or email for more information.

Awana:  Held around town in a variety of churches, Awana is Bible Classes for children.  Contact your local church for more information.

Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts:  Contact Vicki Hentz at 439-9162 (or email for more information.

Classical Conversations:  A classical group of homeschooling families that seeks to educate and train our children in a classical method, with the ultimate goal of "Knowing God and making Him Known." We focus on the grammar skills of memorizing information. Students participate in science experiments, fine arts projects and presentations each week. We meet weekly.  Contact Cheryl VanDyke at 214-316-7099.

Explore School:  Explore School  is a hands-on, interdisciplinary, inquiry-based Science program with classes taught at ExplorationWorks. Classes are taught  three separate days of the week to a variety of age levels (7-14). Explore School classes are designed to enrich students’ home experiences.  For more information please contact Kyle Hunter (406)457.1800 ext. 4.  Your child becomes a part-time enrolled student with the Helena School District.

French Class: A member led class for 4th grade and up to learn the language, culture and customs of France.  Contact Vicki Hentz at 458-6440 or

Girls Scouts: Contact Vicki Hentz for more information, 439-9162 or

Guitar Classes:  Capital Fret offers discounted guitar lessons.  Contact 422-3738 for more information.

Helena Home School Enrichment Co-op:  This member led co-op offers a variety of activities that you won’t find anywhere else.  Classes include PE, Music, Art, and Public Speaking.  We have a two week “try it” policy. For more information, contact Chris Hauer at 585-1259, Beth Ries at 227-8844 or email us at or visit the website

Helena Area Home School Athletic Association: This group organizes sports for 5-12th grade students who want to play volleyball, basketball, track and golf.  For more information, contact Tim Bury at 495-9878 or email

Helena Home School Co-op:  This is a Facebook group set up for the home schooling families to connect with one another in a social networking setting.

Helena Youth Soccer Association: HYSA seeks to provide a terrific soccer experience to children from kindergarten through the end of high school. We offer kids an entry level introduction to soccer through our Recreational Program. The Academy Program serves as a bridge between the fun offered through our Recreational Program and the more competitive soccer available through the Arsenal program. Our small professional staff works with our hundreds of dedicated volunteers to ensure the highest level of satisfaction for our players and families. Visit their website at

Junior High Dialectic Discussion Group:  A group with the purpose of teaching and practicing dialectic skills. We encourage the art of thinking, processing, and sharing ideas through speech and written words. In order to hone these skills, we are reading good works of literature and current events in order to facilitate discussion and assign writing assignments and simple presentations. This is designed for the Jr. High ages. We meet on weekly. Please feel free to contact Cheryl VanDyke at 214-316-7099 for more info.

Karate:  Capital City Kenpo caters to the Home Schooling Families with affordably priced classes three times a week. For more information, contact Eva Baker at 459-6377 or visit their Facebook page or email them at  sifu@capitalcitykenpo.com

Masters Class: Bible Class for children held Wednesday nights at Liberty Baptist Church. Contact Sandra Pierce at 459-0064 or Julie McMahon at 459-3509.

Moms in Touch Prayer group: Weekly prayer meetings to pray for your family.  Contact Julie Bury at 495-9878 or email

MOMS Club of Helena:  This group is for mothers with children at any age.  Activities include arts and crafts, field trips, and monthly socials.  Email them at

Music Classes:  All sorts of music classes are taught by the Helena Music Teachers Association.  Contact Piccolo’s Music for current listings or visit for a complete listing.

Sign Language Class:  Bonnie Joslyn offers Sign Language classes.

YMCA: They offer a variety of team sports year round as well as swimming lessons.   442-9622 or