JA BizTown Summer Camp | Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass

 JA BizTown Summer Camp

2021 BizTown Summer Camp
When: July 12-16, 2021 (no longer taking applicants - session is FULL)
Where: JA of the Bluegrass, 2420 Spurr Road, Suite 150 Lexington, KY 40511
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Cost: $200
For Grades 4-6

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At this camp, the kids run the place. That's because JA BizTown® is a mini-metropolis—home to Forcht Bank, Keeneland, Kentucky Utilities, Chick-fil-A, Toyota, LEX 18, and other businesses found in Central Kentucky.

JA BizTown Camp is an indoor, academic camp that combines classroom-style teaching with hands-on activities. Kids will discover the real-life opportunities available in the free enterprise system, as they become business operators, taxpayers and consumers. 

Concepts Learned & Applied at Camp

  • Entrepreneurship - brainstorming ideas and bringing them to life
  • Business expenses - what are they and how do businesses cover costs
  • Marketing - why and how to communicate your products or services
  • Tradeoffs - what to do when business resources are limited
  • Teamwork - working with a group to reach a goal
  • Personal banking - using a checkbook to pay for things you need or want
  • Job preparation - applying for and interviewing for a job
  • Customer service - why it's important to business success
  • Making money for a business - how costs and sales affect profit and loss
  • and much more!

NOTE: At Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass, we are continuing to monitor the state and local health department mandates and recommendations regarding COVID. Our top priority is to ensure the health and safety of your children and our staff. We are taking  precautions to prevent the spread of the virus, including social distancing, proper hand hygiene and wearing cloth face coverings. At this time we are accepting registrations but reserve the right to cancel camp should COVID guidelines or insufficient enrollments warrant cancellation.

For more information, please contact Callie Miracle.
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