Compass seeks to help young women in the 7th-8th grades develop a life compass, one that orients their minds toward truth, their hearts toward authentic friendship, and their hands toward service, guiding them in the great adventure of life!  


Sessions are held the second Saturday of the month from 10:00 am to 12 noon.  As often as possible, activities will take place in an open air space.  Masks are required.


Sept. 12
Talk: Communication

Oct. 10
Talk: Finding True Identity in a Modern World
Activity: Mountain Creek Preserve Outing

​Nov. 14
Talk: Order
Activity: Baking


Jan. 9

Talk: Virtues Inherent in Baking

Activity: Baking


Feb. 13

Talk: Friendship

Activity: Identifying Our Temperaments


Mar. 13

Talk: Fortitude

Activity: Hiking


Apr. 10

Talk: Femininity and Inner Beauty

Activity: Dallas Museum of Art Outing


May 8

Talk: Spirit of Service

Activity: Create and deliver cards to nursing home, followed by outing to Braum’s


Molly Cook, Director 

Nancy Bartke

Jen Cook

Monica Spence

Image by Stefan Lehner

Dear young people:

Do not bury your talents, the gifts that God has given you! Do not be afraid to dream of great things!   ~Pope Francis 





2nd Saturday

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Arborlea Study Center

509 Bellah Dr

Irving, TX 75062

$50 for the spring semester


​Nancy Bartke

(972) 379-8738

Program Details


509 Bellah Drive
Irving, TX 75062

(972) 258-8700

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We encourage women to transform their workplaces, communities and families by discovering new perspectives on work and life that bring fulfillment and freedom.