Welcome to Aurora, Colorado

For storm related tree limb drop off, the Parks, Recreation & Open Space department has opened a drop-off site - daily through May 1 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Lowry Park, 1001 Dayton St. Only storm damage/tree limbs will be accepted (no other debris or trash). For questions regarding tree limb drop off please call Forestry at 303.739.7177.

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    Community Of Many Providing After School Success

The City of Aurora's Office of Youth Development & Aurora Public Schools welcomes you to
the COMPASS After School Program where we:

1. Build life skills through the 40 Developmental Assets framework. 
2. Improve academic performance through a combination of academic and enrichment experiences.
3. Strengthen community collaboration between all stakeholders for student success.
4. Provide an opportunity for children to make new friends, learn new skills and explore new interests.

Swinging COMPASS

Elementary School Coordinator:
Sam Welvaert | swelvaer@auroragov.org | 303.326.8707

Middle & High School Coordinator:
Kristen Allen | kmallen@auroragov.org | 303.326.8709

COMPASS Program Sites:

Elementary Schools
Fulton Academy of Excellence

Middle & High Schools
Aurora West College Preparatory Academy 


To discover more about the COMPASS Program please read the following resources:
COMPASS Newsletter
COMPASS Brochure

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You Can Help!

COMPASS appreciates the contributions of time and money by individuals, business, and community organization partners. We are always looking for contributions or volunteers as well as staff for our programs. Please call 303-326-8700 for more information on helping the COMPASS program. We accept monetary donations through Spirit of Aurora.

City of Aurora Colorado -- 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy -- Aurora, CO 80012            Access Aurora: 303-739-7000