Christian Science youth entering the 10th–12th grades, and who are ready to dive into Christian Science, are eligible to register for Compass. Registration opens the beginning of April for the following school year and closes August 16 (or once the group reaches capacity).

Registration has closed for the year.

Compass Retreat

Commitments to Compass

  • Ability to attend three Retreats:
    • Fall: Aug. 29 – Sept. 2, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA
    • Winter: Feb. 13–17, 2020 – Camps Leelanau-Kohahna, MI
    • Spring: May 22–25, 2020 – Boston, MA
  • Participating in monthly web hangouts using a phone line and webcam
  • Dedicating approximately 2-4 hours a month to Compass activities
  • Attending Christian Science Sunday School at least 50% of the time
  • Being supportive and encouraging to the other teens in the program
  • Paying $1,600 registration fee, plus the cost of travel to retreats (need-based financial aid is available)


How to Register

  • Confirm eligibility – you must be entering either the 10th, 11th or 12th grades of the registration year
  • Complete the registration form by the August deadline. (Email Katie Price to sign up.)
  • Questions you will be asked during the registration process (we recommend typing your responses ahead of time, then copying/pasting them into the registration form):
    • Why are you interested in being a part of Compass? (1-3 paragraphs)
    • Who do you admire in life? Why? What qualities stand out to you that they express?
    • What qualities would you bring to the program?
    • This program will provide opportunities for growth in Christian Science. Are there any questions or ideas you would like to explore during the program?


Program Cost

$1,600: includes three retreats and full program experience – everything but travel expenses. $300 deposit required upon registering. Financial aid for registration and retreat flights is available.

Thank you for your interest in Compass!

My spiritual toolkit has been expanded a lot since Compass started. It’s cool to be close with a group of other Christian Science teens where we can relate to each other, and it makes me feel stronger as a Christian Scientist in return.
– Compass Teen Participant

Questions? Email or call 888.416.7348 x137