Mrs. Lois Van Boening
Aquinas Academy Director
Dr. Erin Vader
573.635.9127, ext. 247
Schools Office Administrative Assistant
573.635.9127, ext. 248
Hosted at the Missouri Military Academy
204 N Grand St, Mexico, MO 65265
Diocese of Jefferson City
2207 West Main St
Jefferson City, MO 65109-0914
Aquinas Academy is a weeklong enrichment camp for qualifying 6th & 7th-grade students who attend Catholic schools in the Diocese of Jefferson City. It is held on the campus of Missouri Military Academy in Mexico, Missouri and takes place during the last week in June. Approximately 90-95 students attend the academy each year.
Aquinas Academy provides an environment of learning and experiences designed to inspire Jefferson City Diocesan Catholic School students with exceptional ability to reach their full potential.
You can download the PowerPoint presentation about Aquinas Academy by clicking here or contact the Schools Office to learn more.
Frequently Asked Questions
Payments are due in two installments. The first payment is due before the session begins, the second payment is due in May.
Payments are sent directly to the school office:
2207 West Main St
Jefferson City, MO 65109
The Knights of Columbus organizations often provide some assistance with tuition. Please contact your local KC council for information. If money is requested, you still need to make the tuition payments. The school office will reimburse you if necessary.
Missouri Military Academy provides its meal program through Sage Food Services. They are notified of students with food allergies before Aquinas Academy begins. The onsite chef meets with students and will provide them with special meals if necessary.
Students do not need to include letters of recommendation with their registration materials. They are submitted directly to the Aquinas director.