Membership Requirements 

We currently accept applications for membership based on referrals from families in our co-op or families who attend our church.
  • Sign the Membership Agreement.  This includes a statement affirming the parent involved has accepted Jesus Christ as his/her personal Savior.
    • To request the Membership Agreement, please email

  • Pay the annual non-refundable membership fee of $40 (plus a $30 fee for the background check for new members).  

  • Submit a medical release form for each family member involved.

  • Parental Release Form: Click Here
    • Please fill out for every child under 18.

  • Adult Release Form: Click Here
    • Please fill out for every participating adult 18 and older (parent/guardian signature still required on this form for those under 21).

  • Submit a background check for the parent if new, and a background renewal form if returning.
  • Read the SWH Homeschool Co-op Membership Handbook and agree to abide by the guidelines in it.
  • Read the SW Hills Beliefs and agree not to teach any doctrines that are contrary to the beliefs of the church.

  • If a new member from another church:
    • Submit a copy of the church’s statement of faith
    • Submit a letter of recommendation from a current pastor.

  • Returning members will serve by:
    • Teaching or helping in one class

  • New members will serve by:
    • Helping in one class

Once a family’s membership has been accepted, the co-op director will email them a password in order to register for classes.