JA BizTown Camp
When: June 18-22, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Who: Ages 10-12 (Campers must have completed the 4th grade)
At JA BizTown Camp, campers figure business expenses, operate a business, manage savings and checking accounts, become responsible consumers, and more!
Monday: Visit "Producer Place" - Campers will use unusual resources to create a toy from their imagination, sell the product, and explore 17 businesses!
Tuesday: Stroll on "Loan Lane" - Campers visit First Bank to learn more about deposits, saving, checking, and how businesses use banks in an economy!
Wednesday: Drive over to "Career Court" - Campers may have it their way as they hit the pavement applying for a job in JA BizTown.
Thursday: Cruise over to "Business Boulevard" - Campers learn what it takes to run a business, compute costs, and explore the inner workings of business in a creative way!
Friday: Go to "Revenue Row" - Campers will go to work at one of 17 businesses in JA BizTown, pay taxes, and earn a profit (or not). They should be ready to enjoy working as the CEO, CFO, reporter, DJ, veterinarian, pediatric nurse practitioner, bank teller, sales manager, or many other jobs! Parents are invited to join the campers during the last hour of camp.
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