Community Resources

community page

This page is dedicated to the many community offerings in the Ithaca and Tompkins County area which provides programming open to homeschoolers. You’ll find music lessons, library events, and other information from local providers. If you have questions or you’d like to add a resource please contact Heather at heather.woodie(at)ithacaleah(dot)org.

Note: I’ve mainly added organizations and lesson providers who have contacted me to make announcements with our group. I will be adding other information as this page develops.

Local Libraries

Dryden July Calendar– This links to the calendar of events for the library. Contact them with any questions.

Tompkins County Library– a link to the library in Ithaca where you will find events for kids and teens. They often host writing workshops and LEGO club activities.

Lansing Library– Check out their monthly events.

Music Offerings

Fingerlakes Fife & Drum Corps– Newly formed and ready for new members!

Violin Lessons– from Aaron Buck local orchestra instructor for 16 years, 607-227-5821

Salvation Army of Ithaca– Provides music lessons to youth

Community School of Music & Arts– Home to many music and arts programs including the Ithaca Children’s Choir

Community Programs

4-H– Tompkins County 4-H offers clubs and programming for youth of all ages. Homeschoolers love 4-H! There are leadership experiences, public presentations, our Plant & Environmental Sciences Team puts together many free and low cost events each month.

Primitive Pursuits– Wilderness and nature connection programs




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