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Dulles Area Summer Band Camp at Compass

Dulles Area Summer Band Camp is a one-week, half-day band intensive for beginners. Enjoy the camaraderie and cooperation of making music with others while using the summer to build skills and boost confidence with your band instrument. Dulles Area Summer Band Camp is under the direction of Jessica Eastridge who will be supported by ... More

Compass Kindergarten and More for 5s

Do you have a 5-year-old? Congratulations on beginning an exciting educational journey! Compass has some fun, hands-on, options that families can mix-and-match to create their own, unique kindergarten year. Compass Kindergarten Compass has 3 options for single, half-day Compass Kindergarten sessions in the fall. Compass Kindergarten ... More

Compass News & Announcements: Year-End Wrap-Up

Congratulations on reaching the end of your homeschool year, and thank you for a fantastic 12th Compass year! There are still a few Compass happenings this week: make up classes, annual Quads Chess Tournaments, and Picnic & Park Day. Following are a few notes and reminders: (1) Summer Registration is open for more than 5 dozen summer ... More

Earn the President’s Volunteer Service Award & the American Citizenship Award!

Compass students and other Northern Virginia homeschooled students ages 6-18 are invited to earn two recognitions through Compass: the President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) and the American Citizenship Award (ACA)! These awards celebrate the community service work that students complete from September 1 through August 31 each year. Many ... More

Announcing: Compass Year-End Family Picnic & Park Day

Celebrate the end of the homeschool year! Welcome summer! Say good-bye to current friends, and meet new ones who will be joining us in the fall! This event is open to anyone who attended Compass classes in 2023-24 and new families who will be registering for 2024-25 classes starting 5/14/24. RSVP on SignUp Genius to let us know you are ... More

If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Get in the Kitchen!

Summer Cooking Workshops at Compass Food is a fun part of summer vacation! Create lasting memories with summer celebrations like barbeques, picnics, and potlucks. Cool off with refreshing summer flavors like watermelon, peach, strawberry, and coconut. Kids can participate in these traditions while learning important life skills in ... More

Compass Homeschool Mock Trial Information Session this Friday

Our high school mock trial team has openings for the 2024-25 school year! Do you have an outgoing 9th-11th grade homeschooled student who enjoys project-based learning? Compass has a high school mock trial team, and the team is looking for a few new members for next year. High school mock trial gives teens an “authentic courtroom experien... More

Compass Fall Class Schedule is Posted! Early Registration Opens May 14

Great news! The Compass Schedule of Fall Classes is now complete! Early Registration begins next week on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:00 am. A 10% discount is offered through June 13. Registration includes 1st quarter, 1st semester, and year-long classes. Classes begin September 3, 2024. Join Compass for our 13th year! We are continuing to ... More

Food Truck Week at Compass (5/7 – 5/10)

It is Food Truck Week at Compass! Leave your lunch at home and step out into the Compass parking lot to take advantage of on-site lunch options from 11:00 am- 1:30 pm Tuesday through Friday: El Sazon Mexicano Tuesday, May 7 Burritos, Rice Bowls, Quesadillas, sides and drinks Kids' menu: Chicken tenders & fries Vegeterian ... More

Register Now! Annual Compass Homeschool Quads Chess Tournaments (May 22)

Compass is hosting its TWO Homeschool Quads Chess Tournaments on Wednesday, May 22 starting at 10:00 am and 1:30 pm. Registration is ongoing for our 12th annual events! Select the AM or PM tournament based on your schedule. The mix of players and competition will be similar. Students will be placed in groups of 4 by similar playing strength ... More