Compass In Person Summer Program – Accepting Applications Now!

  • Join us weekdays (9am – 3:30pm) from July 5th through July 30th for an exciting and fun summer learning experience.
  • The program is FREE to eligible middle school students.
  • Transportation and a healthy lunch and snacks are provided each day.
  • Participation incentives for students to reach goals and earn up to a $45 Walmart gift card.
  • New students can register through the Compass Academy website.
  • Please check our social media for announcements and fun activities.
  • Space is limited so enroll now!
  • Questions? Contact Lisa Klaver, Joplin Program Coordinator at
Learn More and Apply Today!

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Joplin MO


CAN generally runs for four consecutive weeks in the month of July. The 2021 program will run from July 5th-30th, Monday-Friday, 9am-3:30pm.


CAN Joplin is hosted at Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School located at 3401 E. Newman Road, Joplin, MO, 64804. (Thomas Jefferson is the Host School for the CAN Summer Program but is not otherwise affiliated with CAN.)


CAN Joplin is free for all students who meet our eligibility requirements for the Summer of 2021.


Bus transportation will be provided to and from Galena Middle School. A healthy lunch and snacks are provided daily.

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.



P.O. Box 2427
Joplin, MO 64803

(417) 501-2840

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