HEART of Texas

Homeschool with HEART!
HEART of Texas members with a current, valid Family ID card can enjoy any of following discounts/offers from the growing list of partners below. Our partners help us bring value to your membership. If your business or organization would like to partner with HEART of Texas, contact us for details.

Logo - WebsiteThe Texas Home School Coalition (THSC) is offering a $15 discount for annual membership to HEART of Texas members.

Bookstores

heart-of-texas-nest-learning-banner_180x100NEST Learning is giving HEART of Texas members a 10% discount! Follow the link here and enter code “TXHeart” to take advantage of this great offer.
cfhe_fullThe Center for Home Education  is offering HEART of Texas members 10% off all curriculum purchases at their book store in Watauga. PLUS, HEART of Texas members may attend and bring a friend for FREE to any of our ‘New to Homeschool Workshops’.
cercChristian Educators Resource Center (CERC) is offering HEART of Texas members a 15% discount on any materials that are in stock.
herHome Educators Resource is offering 10% off new and used books to HEART of Texas members. Plus, members will still earn punches on their HER Buyer's Card.

Classes

tciisThe Christian Institute of Islamic Studies was founded five years ago to educate and equip the church to effectively minister the gospel to Muslims.  
The course “Understanding Islam” is available to homeschoolers through the TCIIS website.  Recommend for high school homeschoolers only, as the course is virtually the same as university level.  
 *Through 8/31, tuition is discounted 50%. HEART members take an additional 10% off using the discount code “HEART.”
*Dual credit (not yet available but in progress)  
EffectiveTutoringEffective Tutoring Services is excited to announce the creation of two terrific new programs for homeschoolers.  As in our one-on-one support, these new programs also offer risk free, guaranteed tutoring through specialized, certified teachers to students ages Kinder-College, including Special Needs.

Small Group Collaborative Program (Ratio 7:1) Students benefit academically, gain in social interaction, cultural diversity, self-management, problem-solving and modeling of societal behaviors. Priced at 10% off for Heart members, this 4 week program assembles in a local library for 2-hour sessions twice a week. Students receive 20 hours of customized instruction for a total of $292.50.
 
Paired Learning (Ratio 2:1) In paired learning students gain from both one-on-one instruction and peer group learning through 12 hours of certified academic support. Priced at 10% off for Heart members, this customized program provides targeted subject support, test preparation (ACT/SAT), general instruction or Special Needs support. This 4 week program meets twice a week, with 1.5 hour sessions. Pricing is as follows: Elementary level $229.50, Middle School $247.50, and High School $297.00.
MathTutorFred Halpern is offering Math Tutoring, including H.S. SAT, GMAT, THEA and Calculus. Fred has 10 years experience as a college math teacher and the introductory lesson is free! HEART of Texas members receive a $3 / hour discount.
joycaJ.O.Y. Christian Academy is offering HEART of Texas members $35 extended early registration for the 2013 Homeschool Cotillion in Decatur/Wise County
mgalogoMorning Glory Academy offers worthwhile, group learning activities for homeschooled children ages 5-15 while studying World History, Geography, Language Arts, and Science. HEART of Texas members will receive a 5% discount on monthly or semester tuition payments.
lexerciseThe Multisensory Reading Center is offering HEART of Texas members (with valid membership cards) a 5% discount on the Lexercise Dyslexia Therapy tutoring program.
playwell_tekPlay-Well TEKnologies is offering Engineering with LEGO™ classes to Home School Groups in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Area. We supply the LEGO™, the expertise and the fun projects. You supply the kids and the location. Together we create hands-on learning. HEART of Texas members will receive $10 off the price of one of our 8 - 10 week courses.
QuoVadisQuo Vadis Educators offers classes in Garland, TX
Teens: History/Literature/Worldview/Geography/Bible multi-credit courses; Spanish; Speech; Choir; Report-Writing; Sciences; Drama (full theater production every Spring; auditions in December).
Children: 2-week Theater Workshops summer and January.

Quo Vadis Educators offers HEART of Texas members the following discounts: $5/month off tuition all year (up to 9 months per student per school year) AND Children's Theater Workshop Half-Price Tuition ($45 value, limit one discount per workshop)
scrambled languageScrambled Language Therapy - Scrambled Language Therapy, LLC can accommodate Dyslexia in its many forms, struggling readers, and non-readers for reading remediation. HEART of Texas members with a current membership are offered 10% off all packages.
THEOTHEO is now offering HEART of Texas members with a valid ID card 20% off their regular application fee. THEO was founded to support your home school, to provide a central place for you to find help for your student’s academic needs and to encourage you to finish home educating through your student’s senior year.
vineacademyThe Vine Academy seeks to assist the home school parent by providing quality classes for middle and high school students. Classes meet once a week, with the student completing their homework during the week. All classes are taught from a Christian perspective and students are encouraged to engage society with grace and truth. HEART of Texas members are given $5 off per month on tuition.
WestCliff-logoWestCliff Tutoring is offering HEART of Texas members (with valid membership cards) a 5% discount on Physics and Chemistry Class Tuition.
eayoung-logoE.A. Young Academy is a not-for-profit private academy dedicated to the gifted, talented, and high ability scholar. HEART of Texas card-holders can receive $45 off each Ignite Summer program Intensive. As Enrichment Classes are developed, members can receive a percentage off of those classes as well.

College Prep

collegeprepgeniusCollege Prep Genius is currently offering HEART of Texas members a $5 discount on any product.

Curriculum

Fine Arts

Allison Adams offers art classes for homeschool students ages 6-18 in her home art studio in Plano, TX. Her students first learn to truly see and develop their sense of observation as they record their perceptions through a variety of mediums. Having gained confidence and proficiency through this "eye training", students embark on an exploration of art styles and experiences designed to enhance creativity.She is offering 50% off first month's tuition per semester for HEART of Texas members.
animation_courseThe Animation Course - Chad Stewart, former Disney animator and homeschool Dad, offers 12 week LIVE - online animation and drawing courses for 11-18 year olds. Weekly classes are 1 hour long and include personal video reviews for individual learning! The next classes start the week of January 30th. HEART of Texas members are offered $25 off per student by using the code HEART.
imagesBert Traux played trumpet with Dallas Symphony Orchestra for 23 years and has over 35 years of teaching experience. Bert is offering HEART of Texas supporters (with current member card) a 20% discount, for both student and adult lessons.

For more information:  Please call 214-789-3726 or email him at berttruax@mac.com.

To learn more about Bert: Please visit www.berttruaxbasicbrass.com
childrenstheatreBreitling Youth Theater is happy to offer Heart of Texas members $10 off their annual family registration fee of $20.
cantareCantare Performance Choir is offering HEART of Texas members a $15 discount off of annual tuition. Cantare is an auditioned choir available for exceptional 3rd - 12th grade singers in the NE Tarrant area. Previous experience is not necessary, however, an audition is required.
cottageThe Cottage Theatre is offering a 20% discount off of all show tickets for HEART of Texas members. The Cottage Theatre is a faith based, family oriented and honor driven repertory institution providing opportunities for people to fall in love with live theatre.
creativeheartsCreative Hearts for Thee grants HEART of Texas members (with a valid member card) a 10% discount. Please include Heart of Texas in the discount line and bring your member card to the first class for verification.
danastudioDana's Studio of Dance (with locations in Southlake and Keller) and the DFW Performing Arts Conservatory (located in Southlake) are now offering HEART of Texas members a 10% discount off tuition. Visit the website for details on their wonderful dance and fine arts programs that are available.
footworksFoot Works Performing Arts Center welcomes HEART of Texas members with a special discount of 20% off your first months tuition.  Our dance classes include: jazz, lyrical, ballet, tap, tumbling, hip-hop, drill-team prep and clogging for children from 18 months to 18 years.
small-grand-pianoGail Sandra’s Piano Studio has partnered with Heart of Texas to offer special rates of $20 off monthly tuition to all our members, including adults. Contact Gail at gailpianoteacher-music@yahoo.com
lisaemmickLisa Emmick Music Studio - Lisa Emmick Music Studio offers a positive, nurturing and individualized approach for each student to develop a lifetime love for music. Piano and Flute lessons are offered in the White Rock area of Northeast Dallas. HEART of Texas members will receive a $20 discount off monthly tuition payments for daytime lessons. A trial lesson is offered for free!
Little Music Maker Studio - Located in Bedford, TX Briana MacKinney has been teaching music for 15 years and offers music group class, band and private lessons for piano and flute. HEART of Texas members are offered a $5 discount for every private lesson and $8 off of music group class. Contact Briana MacKinney for details.
metropraiseyouthMetro Praise Youth Orchestra - The Metro Praise Youth Orchestra is a by-audition jazz ensemble under the direction of a college jazz professor. We are open to Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Sax, Trumpet, and Trombone. HEART of Texas members are offered 10% off program tuition and 10% off one-time purchase of uniform shirt & hat.
NorthCentralBalletFullNorth Central Ballet offers beginning ballet classes for children ages 4 and up. HEART of Texas members will receive a discount of $5.00 per month for up to 5 children a class, and a discount of $10.00 per month for classes of 10 children. Contact Les Jordan, Director or Brandon Bovre for registration details.
ntcaalogoNorth Texas Creative Arts Academy (NCTAA) offers home school classes and programs in theatre, music and dance. HEART of Texas members will receive a 10% discount on tuition.
PCS-and-TDC-LogosPark Cities Studios - Park Cities Studios offers world-class instruction for ages 18 months + in dance, singing and acting. Specific classes include Ballet, Jazz, Singing & Acting, Ballet / Jazz Combo classes, and the Morning Arts Conservatory. HEART of Texas members are offered 10% off tuition.
RobinsonLogoRobinson Music Lessons offer fun, modern, and personalized in-home music instruction for every instrument. We are now offering all HEART of Texas members $20 off every package of 4 lessons and $80 off every package of 8 lessons.
Shine Performing Arts StudioShine is a family-friendly, faith-based performing arts studio for kids and teenagers to hone their skills in singing, acting, and dancing.

Shine is waiving their $25 class registration fee for HEART of Texas members (with valid HEART of Texas Family ID).  
Pasted GraphicSounds of Angels Violin Studio - Located in Bedford, Texas, between Dallas and Fort Worth, I teach students of all ages the art of the violin using the Suzuki Method, a universally recognized method that emphasizes parent involvement, ear training and starting at an early age, to name a few aspects. HEART of Texas members are offered a 5% off semester tuition discount.
gordonTabitha Gordon is offering HEART of Texas members every 5th lesson free! Tabitha is a certified music teacher and offers Saxophone and Piano lessons to Pre-K through 12th grade students.
teachmepianoTeach Me The Piano is a home-based piano studio in Frisco which is currently accepting new piano students (children and adults) for private piano instruction at beginner and intermediate skill levels. HEART of Texas members receive $5 off each months tuition.
TBTTexas Ballet Theater is offering HEART of Texas members special pricing for select performances at the Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth and the Winspear Opera House in Dallas. Call 877-828-9200, opt 1. You must mention HEART of Texas Home School Discount Program to get the discount.
TBTSTexas Ballet Theatre Dance School is offering a $50 Discount for HEART of Texas newsletter readers! The Texas Ballet Theater School is offering our readers a $50 discount on registration if you mention HEART of Texas. They currently offer classes during the day for 3 & 4 year olds, but if you have a group of at least 6 students who are close in age/ballet experience, they will try to put together a class for your students!

For more information:  Click here to email Ashley Friedman or 877-828-9200, ext 108

Visual Manna LogoVisual Manna will give a 20% discount to classes and CDs purchased for all HEART of Texas members. We have art kits, art supplies, and art curriculum and all kinds of art to reinforce core books for visual and kinesthetic learners.

Magazines

TOSlogoThe Old Schoolhouse Magazine is offering HEART of Texas members a $5 discount on new subscriptions or renewals. Use coupon code HEARTOFTX5.

Nature / Outdoors

camptonkawalogoCamp Tonkawa is offering a 10% discount for HEART of Texas members with a valid family ID card.  Offer not valid in conjunction with semester discount rates for Nature Awareness Camps
Glorieta Logo Black cGlorietta Camps is offering HEART of Texas members a 10% discount on all Wilderness Programs, including Gap Years (Walkabout and Guide Semester).
llela_logoLewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area is offering HEART of Texas members a $1 per child discount on Home School Natural Science Classes for 2nd--8th grade students.
nanasalpacafarmNana’s Alpaca Farm is offering HEART of Texas members a 15% discount in their store.
soto_creation_weekSOTO Creation Family Camp Week: 

HEART of Texas members get an exclusive discount! 
$20 per adult (12 years and older) and $10 per child (ages 3-11)!

Family Camp at Shepherd of the Ozarks is...

a fabulous affordable family vacation with a spiritual emphasis... breath-taking scenery, luxurious lodges, really great food (not camp food) and activities for all ages. It's a time to spend quality time together and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Rates—Adults: $390, Children age 3-11: $245, Children age 0-2: $30
Each family will have a private room and bath in one of the Lodges.  Mom and Dad have a King or Queen bed and the kids have a loft, a cubby, or  bunk.  Every room is different.  Tour our Lodges on our website: SOTO Lodges

What do we do at Family Camp?
 
Days are free for a variety of activities like swimming, river tubing, fishing, hiking on trails in 460 acres of natural Ozark Mountain forest, volleyball, basketball, frisbee golf, horseback riding, paintball, laser tag, high ropes, cliffhanger, canoeing the Buffalo River, sightseeing at the Blanchard Springs Caverns or... how about relaxing on the porch in a rocking chair with a cup of coffee and enjoying the view? Watch our Activity Video: SOTO Activities Video  No cooking for Mom! Meals always get rave reviews.

After dinner we gather for a Spiritual time with Praise and Worship music and time in the Word with our Speaker.  There’s a Kids Program for kids ages 5-10, a Nursery for babies/toddlers, and Play Time for kids 3-4.  The evening is topped off with an activity like Game Night; Dance Night  (Square Dancing, the YMCA and Chicken Dance to name a few); Skit Night; and Family Communion around a camp fire.

There’s always quality fellowship in the lodges as the evening winds down and the kids head for bed… time to connect with old and new friends.

To register:SOTO Family Camp Online Registration

Please email michelle@sotocamp.com
teamfamilyfarmsTeam Family Farms - Located in Aubrey, Texas, Team Family Farms offers Educational Family Farm field trips, birthday parties, group events, and classes. HEART of Texas members with a current membership receive a $1 discount off admission.

Science / Museums

Heritage LogoHeritage Farmstead Museum is offering $1.00 off the adult regular admission price (up to 4 people)  and .50 cents off child's regular admission, good for either the 1:30pm Historic Farrell-Wilson house tour or for the following special events: Harvest Festival, Lantern Light, Spring Festival
oldredThe Old Red Museum of Dallas County History and Culture is offering HEART of Texas members (with valid Family ID) a $1.00 discount per person/ticket. Discount may not be used for the Home School Workshops.
ZooniversityZooniversity will be offering HEART of Texas members $10 off any Zoo School tuition. Visit the website for details and schedule.

Sports / Fitness

316bjj316 BJJ is a Christian organization designed to help people train their mind, bodies, and spirits in a safe environment. Our goal is to provide a safe environment for everyone to learn self-defense and to increase their skill as a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu student.

3166 BJJ offers a 20% discount for our active card holders.
aquakidsAquaKids - AquaKids Swim School, located in Flower Mound and Keller, provides year-round swim lessons beginning at 6 months of age. In addition, they provide Swim Team, Open Swim, and private birthday parties. AquaKids is offering an exclusive $30 per session discount for HEART of Texas families. This discount is available for Group, Private, or Semi-Private Lessons, or Private birthday parties.
Best Gymnastics smallBest Gymnastics is offering current Heart of Texas members with a valid ID card a 15% discount on all of our recreational gymnastics classes. Gymnastics is the best sport available to create young athletes and proper athletic foundations for all future sporting endeavors.
bowmenBowmen Sports is very pleased to offer Heart of Texas Members a $5 discount off monthly class fees. Some classes are also eligible to combine for an additional sibling discount ask at registration.

Roanoke Class meets Fridays at 10:30am
register
Prosper Class meets TBD
register
Haltom City meets Tuesdays at 9:30am
register
McKinney meets Thursdays at 10:30 AM
register
Flower Mound Class meets Tuesdays at 12:30
register

Contact Nick at 
nick@bowmensports.com
fit_logoThe Fencing Institute of Texas (FIT) is offering HEART of Texas members a $10 discount off the monthly tuition, individual or family. Members participating in the FIT Saturday Page or Squire programs receive a $5 discount off the monthly program fee.
lantanagolfLantana Golf Club is offering three separate golf programs for juniors, age 8-17, in 2015. Each program (winter, spring, etc.) will provide weekly clinics over a period of several weeks. HEART of Texas members with a valid ID card will receive a 10% discount.

Participants will receive instruction on full swing, short game (chip, pitch, putting) and bunker play. Participants will also receive a basic introduction to the rules & etiquette of golf and the opportunity for quality time on course.

For more information, contact Marc Brooks, voted 'Best Golf Instructor in Denton County 2012', at 940-728-4653, ext. 308 or email mbrooks@lantanagolf.com. Winter 2015 form is available here.
AHA CPR LogoLife~Line CPR & First Aid is offering Heart of Texas members $20.00 off the normal price of $50.00 for CPR classes. Price does not include certification cards, which can be purchased for a nominal fee. To take advantage of this offer, contact Kim at caliicodrmr@aol.com, jboler02@aol.com or 972-837-7715.
pumpitupPump It Up of Grapevine, TX is offering HEART of Texas members a 10% discount on private parties. Members also get $1 off Pop-In-Playtime on Wednesdays and Thursdays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for ages 2 through 6, and on Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 for ages 6-12.
Rhett Hulcy is offering HEART of Texas members one free month of his PE classes, with a valid Heart of Texas family membership card. The classes are held once a week in Richardson. He can be reached at rbhulcy@yahoo.com
ridewithprideRide with Pride Inc. is proud to offer a 10% discount on tuition to all HEART of Texas members with a current membership. Ride With Pride Inc. Horsemanship School specializes in teaching students ages 3 & older how to care for and ride a horse safely Western or English Style and has been providing lessons since 1980.
stuntgymThe Stunt Gym will give a 10% discount on classes for 3 months for HEART of Texas members. The Stunt Gym is a Christian gymnastics school that disciplines all students to train skills that develop strength and flexibility and also builds character for the body, soul and spirit.
TACAT.A.C.A. has decided to field a team and you won't believe it until you read about it. It's a "No-catch" offer that they might not see again. What normally costs $750-$800 is being offered for $100.00! We're a Christ Centered group organized to use athletics as an opportunity to spread the Gospel of Jesus. TACA is offering HEART of Texas members a $25 discount, bringing the cost down to an unbelievable $75!
tfck_logoTraining for Confidence is offering HEART of Texas members a 25% discount off the monthly student membership fee, with a current Heart of Texas family membership card. The mission of Training for Confidence is to provide young people with the behavioral skills and self confidence necessary to make appropriate choices at home, in school, and in the community.
tubo-techniquesTurbo Techniques - Turbo Techniques provides a physical education class that is an hour long and focuses on enhancing speed, power, agility, core development, and balance. HEART of Texas card holders receive a 20% discount!

Venues

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Elegant Country. . . outside and in!
Weddings are special days, but we feel they should be elegant, unique, and affordable… amid nature and antiques, a true mix of casual and traditional! Our country-French, just under 5,000 square foot Chateau, is situated on 76 acres of farmland peppered with trees, fields, creeks and bridges. We are located in Anna, TX, just north of McKinney, TX.  We would be honored to show you the simple, romantic possibilities River Road Chateau has to offer. We treat you as family with all newly weds taking home a jar of homemade jam, grown and canned from the orchard trees of the place you were married! Come and experience an amazing wedding! 
"Hospitality has always been an important part of our home from classes, hayrides, campouts, church picnics, to fireworks shows. Though we may open a wedding venue up for business, we do not ever want you to forget, you are first a guest in our home."
Jessica Hulcy, Owner
For more Information: RiverRoadRetreat.com or call 972-567-1001

Homeschoolers are being offered a discount for events, call for details
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