Activity Fees

The Activity Fees page is used for admission fees to special events, dues for student clubs, registration for contests, and special one-day passes. Please check all date and program requirements, because activity fees are non-refundable. See the Class Registration pages for all workshops and classes.

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Register here to participate in the Junior Spelling Bee on February 22, 2023. Junior Spelling Bee is for students under age 9. This is an in-person bee held at Compass's Herndon facility. All participants will receive a certificate and mementos, and the winner will receive a medal. There is a $10.00 activity fee for Compass students to participate in the bee. (A Compass student one who is currently enrolled in Compass classes.)
Register here to participate in the Junior Spelling Bee on February 22, 2023. Junior Spelling Bee is for students under age 9. This is an in-person bee held at Compass's Herndon facility. All participants will receive a certificate and mementos, and the winner will receive a medal. There is a $15.00 activity fee for Compass students to participate in the bee. (A non-Compass student must be a homeschooled student.)
Register here to let Compass know that you are working towards the 2022-23 American Citizenship Award. There is no cost to Compass students* to earn this award. (Compass student is one who is/has been enrolled in a Compass class during the award year) The cost of the actual award (certificate and pin) is funded by outside sources. This registration is used to create a list of participants who will receive further notices from Compass about the award cycle. Additional information about the ACA can be found on the award webpage.
Register here to let Compass know that you are working towards the 2022-23 American Citizenship Award. There is a $15.00 facility/activity fee for a Non-Compass student to receive this award. The cost of the actual award (certificate and pin) is funded by outside sources. A Non-Compass student is one who is not enrolled or has not been enrolled in the award year. This registration is used to create a list of participants who will receive further notices from Compass about the award cycle. Additional information about the ACA can be found on the award webpage.
Register here to let Compass know that you are working towards the 2022-23 President's Volunteer Service Award. There is no cost to Compass students* to earn this award. (Compass student is one who is/has been enrolled in a Compass class during the award year.) This registration is used to create a list of participants who will receive further notices from Compass about the award cycle. Additional information about the PVSA can be found on the Compass award webpage.
Register here to let Compass know that you are working towards the 2022-23 President's Volunteer Service Award. There is a $15.00 facility/activity fee for a Non-Compass student to receive this award. The cost of the actual award package (medal and certificate) is funded by outside sources. A Non-Compass student is one who is not enrolled or has not been enrolled in the award year.This registration is used to create a list of participants who will receive further notices from Compass about the award cycle. Additional information about the PVSA can be found on the Compass award webpage.
Sign up here to participate in the Greater Fairfax Homeschool Geography Bee on February 15, 2023 (4:00 pm- 5:30 pm). This is an independent bee that does not advance to a regional or state competition, as the National Geographic Bee has been cancelled indefinitely. The bee will use geography questions from prior years' National Geographic Bees. This is an in-person bee held at Compass's Herndon facility. All participants will receive a certificate and mementos, and the winner will receive a medal. There is a $10.00 activity fee for Compass students to participate. (A Compass student is one who is enrolled in the current term.)
Sign up here to participate in the Greater Fairfax Homeschool Geography Bee on February 15, 2023 (4:00 pm- 5:30 pm). . This is an independent bee that does not advance to a regional or state competition, as the National Geographic Bee has been cancelled indefinitely. The bee will use geography questions from prior years' National Geographic Bees. This is an in-person bee held at Compass's Herndon facility. All participants will receive a certificate and mementos, and the winner will receive a medal. There is a $20.00 activity fee for a non-Compass students to participate. (A non-Compass student must be homeschooled.)
Register here to participate in the Senior Spelling Bee on March 1, 2023. Senior Spelling Bee is for students ages 9-15. This is an in-person bee held at Compass's Herndon facility. All participants will receive a certificate and mementos, and the winner will receive a medal. There is a $10.00 activity fee for Compass students to participate in the bee. (A Compass student one who is currently enrolled in Compass classes.)
Sign up here to participate in the Crazy 8s Junior Math Club. Elementary kids gather for interactive, hands-on fun-filled math-inspired activities for kids of all math abilities using the Crazy 8s Club curriculum. The club meets on Wednesdays from 3:00 pm-4:00 pm and is open to all area homeschooled students, whether or not they are enrolled at Compass. There is a no activity fee for any students to participate.
Sign up here to participate in the Compass Comics Club which meets every Friday afternoon from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Read more about the comics club HERE. There is no cost for Compass students to participate.
Sign up here to participate in the Compass Comics Club which meets every Friday afternoon from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Read more about the comics club HERE. There is a $15.00 per year activity/facility fee for non-Compass students to participate.
Sign up here to participate in the History of Science Book Club which meets on alternate Friday afternoons from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Read more about the book club HERE. There is a $15.00 per year activity/facility fee for non-Compass students to participate.
Fee for the design of your teen's transcript. Includes a 60-minute advising session where information is gathered on the homeschooled high school student. The homeschool family is responsible for bringing records of all completed and in-progress high school efforts. Prior to the meeting, families will receive a lists of suggested materials/records to bring for use in consolidating and clarifying homeschool experiences and crafting the transcript. In general, it will take the advisor 2 weeks to get a first draft back to the family. Then, another 30-minute advising session is suggested for review, questions, and comments. This fee includes a 2nd revision of the transcript and final submission to the family as a pdf.  Further updates will be billed at $100.00 per hour.Advising will be with Compass founder/director Jenny Grove-Bradshaw, who earned a College Admissions Specialist Certificate from the American School Counselor Association and a Certificate in College Counseling from the University of California San Diego.  The custom transcript design is for one high school student and the student's parent(s)/guardian. Once you have pre-paid for the service, you will be contacted to schedule at a mutually convenient time. 
60 minute advising session for homeschooled high school students who are preparing to apply to college. Advising can consist of pre-senior year matters: program of study (i.e. what classes to take), record keeping, dual enrollment, selecting extracurricular activities/internships, narrowing the college search, calculating GPA, and general questions about the alphabet soup of: PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP, and CLEP. Senior year advising can include: Finalizing your transcript, Common App content for student and parent, personal essay brainstorming/review, and overall portfolio review. Advising will be with Compass founder/director Jenny Grove-Bradshaw, who earned a College Admissions Specialist Certificate from the American School Counselor Association and a Certificate in College Counseling from the University of California San Diego.  The 60-minute meeting is for one high school student and the student's parent(s)/guardian. Once you have pre-paid for a session, you will be contacted to schedule at a mutually convenient time.
Compass teens in grades 9-12 (minimum age 14) are invited to the Snow Ball, a winter semi-formal on Saturday, February 25, 7:00 pm- 9:30 pm. Teens will enjoy music, dancing, board games/card games, and winter crafts along with pizza, snacks, and hot chocolate, surrounded by winter-themed decor at this chaperoned party. Semi-formal attire such as cocktail dresses or blazers is requested. Compass teens may bring one non-Compass guest ("plus-one"), but must register together in the same transaction. Tickets are $15.00/each through February 18, and $20.00 thereafter. Parent chaperones/volunteers will be needed in order to hold event. Registration fees are non-refundable.

Register here for a single, on-day ballet class at Alchemy Ballet. This is intended as a trial for students to decide about enrolling in a quarter-long Compass course.