The Community Homeschool Enrichment Center (CHEC) is a nonprofit in the Charlottesville area that offers enrichment and academic classes one day per week for local homeschoolers ages 3 to 18. CHEC offers a wide variety of courses reflecting the imagination of their instructors and students in all areas of education ranging from science to art to physical education.

They often partner with other non-profits in the area including hands-on reptile experiences with My Three Chambered Heart and Creative Filmmaking with Lighthouse Studios. Some of this Fall’s offerings include Stand Up Comedy, The Art of Magic, Creating a YouTube Channel, Build a Fairy House or Gnome Bridge, in addition to many other reading, writing, art, engineering, cooking, history, music classes and more. You can view the entire Fall class schedule on their website at