Joseph Baldwin Academy, Jr.

A summer academy open to learners who have completed 4th, 5th, or 6th grade.

Joseph Baldwin Academy Jr.

Joseph Baldwin Academy, Jr. is a one-week-long day program filled with engaging academic opportunities for students from the northeast Missouri region. Students participate in a variety of academic opportunities led by Truman faculty and staff.

This program is open to students who have completed 4th, 5th, or 6th grade.

Dates for JBA, Jr. Summer 2024

Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19
Daily hours: 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

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JBA Jr. students


Students enjoy tours of different parts of campus, lunch in a dining hall, educational classes, and fun activities.

  • Planetarium and Herpetology Lab tours
  • Activities in University classrooms and labs
  • Lessons and activities at the University Farm
  • Lunch and recreation provided every day
  • Scavenger hunt to get to know Truman’s campus
  • Additional classes and activities


Note: You’ll pay one rate or the other, not both.

  • Standard Rate: 
    $100 per student (lunch included)
  • Student who qualify for free/reduced lunch rate at their school pay:
    $25 per student (lunch included)

Schools Providing Transportation

Please communicate with your local school to see if they are coordinating transportation for your student to our campus.

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Joseph Baldwin Academy, Jr.
Institute for Academic Outreach
Truman State University
100 E. Normal Ave.
Kirksville, Missouri 53501

Phone: 660-785-5384