Compass hosts 2-3 social events each month!

We have special events for all ages, events specifically for 6th-12th grade students, as well as 1-2 events each semester just for our adult students.

Click the icon to visit our Compass IFC Facebook Page for current social event information, or scroll down to find more information by month!



Compass Back-to-School Supplies Drop-off

Each Summer, before the start of school, we collect donations and then deliver free school supplies & a new backpack for our Compass students at their home!


Compass Kick-Off Party

Before the start of a new year of Compass Programming, we gather to celebrate and welcome our new & returning students! Join us for a cookout, bounce house, and outdoor games!

Annual World Cultural Festival

Join the community of Valparaiso in the downtown area at the 2023 World Cultural Festival! Compass will have a booth where you can stop by to say hello! This event is hosted by the Valparaiso International Center, and more information can be found at their website: VIC World Cultural Festival



Youth Event: Zao Island

Our 6th-12th Grade students are invited to join us at Zao Island!

Fall Family Event at First Fruits Farms

Join us at First Fruits Farms for a Fall hayride, to pick pumpkins and to Trick-or-Treat! Dinner will also be served.

Adult Coffee & Conversation Evening

Please join us for an evening of coffee, cookies, and conversation time!


Annual Compass Thanksgiving Event

Our favorite event of the year is our Thanksgiving Event! During this time we come together as a Compass Family and talk about all of the blessings from the past year! We also invite our Compass students & families to bring their favorite dish to share from their home country. This is a beautiful evening together that you don't want to miss!



Annual Compass Christmas Party

Our Christmas Event includes presents for our K-12 students, cookie decorating, pinatas, as well as food, conversation, and music for our adult students!



Compass IFC Central Park Plaza Ice Skating Event

Join us this January for a night on the ice! We will have an all-ages ice skating night in downtown Valparaiso!



Annual Sweets Night

Each February we have a dessert potluck night as well as a time of making Valentine's Day cards and enjoying one another's sweet company!


Youth Bowling Night

6th-12th Grade students are invited to join us for a night at Inman's Bowling alley!



Adult Bingo Night

Join us for a fun Bingo & Conversation night for our adult participants! Come out to play and win some prizes!



Easter Egg Hunt

Join us on a program night for our annual Easter Egg Hunt for the kids!


Adult Board Game & Conversation Night

Bring your favorite board game and join us for an evening of fun and conversation practice!



Annual End-of-Year Celebration

This is our chance to celebrate a full academic year of hard work for our Compass students! Join us for dinner, yard games and a bounce house!



Adult Conversation Night at the Park

Join us at a local park for a time of conversation and treats!



Family Farm Day at First Fruit Farm

Join us for fishing in the pond, picking fresh vegetables, and meeting the farm animals!


Annual Compass Night at The Dunes

Join us at the Indiana Dunes State Park for a fun evening together on the beach! Sand volleyball, sand castles and beach snacks!