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Compass Academy’s summer enrichment program typically runs four weeks in the month of July. The 2021 program will run July 5th-30th, 9am- 3:30pm, Monday-Friday


Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School in Joplin is the Host Site. Bus transportation will be provided at no charge to and from Galena Middle School. (Thomas Jefferson is the host location for the CAN Summer Program but is not otherwise affiliated with CAN.)


CAN is provided at no-cost for eligible students.


Applications open in May but eligible students are admitted on a first-come basis and space is limited.

Student Rewards Program:

Students who complete the Compass Summer Program student goals will receive a $45 Walmart gift card.

Eligibility Requirements 

CAN is open to students currently in or completing grades 6-8. All students must have a recommendation letter or school application completed by a school administrator or teacher.

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No-Cost Summer School Program

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