Miscellaneous Resources


SDG Academy

SDG Academy is a school that teaches self-defense to all ages using the principles and techniques of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. They desire to equip people to confidently defend themselves by providing quality instruction in a safe and playful environment. Currently, they are offering small semi-private classes in our home (with plans to expand in the future). As a fellow homeschool family, they are excited and passionate about teaching anti-bullying tactics to children (both verbal and non-verbal) as well as basic self-defense to adults. The first two lessons are free. Class sizes are limited. If interested, contact them soon. They have a special pricing offer for homeschool families, so be sure to let them know! sdgacademysf@gmail.com

605 Ninja

Air Madness

Frontier Climbing

Scheels Iceplex


Gan Learning Center

Gan, a progressive, boutique, early learning center, unites children, teachers, family and community in a positive and constructive experience.
Our Jewish values drive the curriculum, environment and school culture. We model and encourage kindness, respect, compassion, confidence and responsibility. 

South Dakota Speech Pathology

SDSP has over 13 years of experience providing speech therapy services. We provide speech-language therapy and evaluation services throughout South Dakota.

Natalie Micheel Tutoring

Natalie Micheel Tutoring has the help you are looking for in one-to-one and small group tutoring, including math and reading instruction for dyslexic students. Natalie has proven, multi-sensory programs and has years of experience with all types of learners. She can help your student gain skill and confidence in reading and math. In-person tutoring in the the Sioux Falls, SD area and online nationally.

Keys to Learning LLC 

Julie Christian is a veteran homeschool mom with over 20 years of experience. Her professional background is in special education, and her areas of expertise are Autism Spectrum Disorders and Dyslexia. Julie provides Autism evaluations, Dyslexia evaluations, independent academic testing, consultation and Social Thinking Groups in partnership with Autism Behavioral Consulting and Theratime. If you are interested in more information, email Julie at keystolearning@icloud.com


Teen Pact Leadership Schools

The Four Day Class is a dynamic, hands-on leadership experience where students learn about state government from a Christian worldview. Students gather to run for office, participate in a mock legislature, and learn about how they can be effective leaders in their community back home. For Students ages 13-19. The Political Communication Workshop trains students to analyze, execute, and interpret public presentations through a variety of activities and discussions. Students are challenged to develop critical thinking skills as they learn what communication looks like in the political realm. For Students ages 13-19. The One Day Class is an action-packed day full of exciting experiences that introduce Students to their state government using a dynamic, hands-on approach. Students are led by an energetic Staff Team as they explore their local government, pray for their leaders, discuss their mock legislation, and so much more! For Students ages 8 – 12.

SD Homeschool Day at the Capitol

On March 2nd, 2023, Families for Alternative Instruction Rights in SD (FAIRSD) has reserved the Capitol Rotunda in Pierre to highlight our amazing homeschool community in SD and to provide a catered lunch to our legislators. Make plans to attend as a family a group. It is a fantastic educational opportunity; attend hearings, tour the beautiful building, and meet your legislator. Throughout the day we will be highlighting Family Academic Displays, Teen Ambassadors, and Homeschool Musicians. If you are interested in one of these roles, please apply on the website.

Sioux Falls Area Homeschool Prom 

The Sioux Falls Area Homeschool Prom is a committee under TEACHSD and is held on the same weekend as the area homeschool conference. 


Outdoor Campus

The Outdoor Campus is a joint project of the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks and the City of Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Department.  It offers free outdoor skills education for all ages and families such as hunting and fishing, environmental sciences, outdoor skills. The campus has 2 miles of walking trails, birdwatching, and a natural playground. They also offer educational interactive displays indoors. 

Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History

The Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum strives to fulfill four major objectives: Education, Conservation, Recreation, and Discovery. You can explore many exhibits both indoors and outdoors. They also have many programs available. 

Museum of Visual Materials

The Museum of Visual Materials offers arts and crafts classes for children and adults as well as an indoor space to play and create. 

Siouxland Heritage Museums

The Siouxland Heritage Museums Old Courthouse Museum, Pettigrew Home & Museum and Irene Hall Museum Resource Center offer programs, exhibits and traveling exhibits.

Washington Pavilion

The Washington Pavilion offers many resources: classes and camps, steam opportunities, Dakota Academy of Performing Arts, Kirby Science Discovery Center, movies, Visual Arts Center, Ravens Children Studio, performances. 

Butterfly House & Aquarium 

The Butterfly House & Aquarium has interactive exhibits and exotic animals to explore. They are a non-profit, admission fees and donations aid them on their mission of inspiring the next generation of environmental stewards. 

Siouxland Libraries

There are five locations in Sioux Falls and in some surrounding communities. Every branch has normal library services - however some have other services available such as educational programs, online resources, meeting and study rooms, public computers and printers, document stations, exam proctoring. They also have a variety of board games, movies, and audio materials.