JA SUPER Summer Camp
Imagine getting your dream job, operating the business, creating product mock-ups and marketing plans, honing your money management skills and running an entire city– as a youth.
|Pillars of Student Success||Entrepreneurship:||Financial-Literacy:||Work-Readiness:|
|Program Implementation||Program Grade-Level|
|JA AfterSchool||Elementary School|
|Program Concepts||Program Skills|
|Advertising, Business management, Careers, Check register, Circular flow, Economics, Financial Institutions, Free enterprise, Goods and services, Interests and skills, Jobs, Operating costs, Payment methods, Performance evaluation, Personal finance, Quality business, Resources (natural, human and capital), Running a business, Scarcity, and Soft Skills||Active listening, Applying Information, Brainstorming, Calculation, Charting, Collaboration, Communication (verbal and written), Comparing and contrasting, Computation, Cooperation, Creativity, Critical thinking, Data collection and interpretation, Decision making, Definitions, Demonstration, Describing consequences, Determining cause and effect, Filling out forms, Following written and oral directions, Graphing, Identifying, Interview skills, Listening, Observing, Organizing, Planning, Price setting, Problem solving, Reading for information, Research, Resume preparation, Role-playing, Self-reflection, Showing responsibility, Soft skills (customer service, punctuality, and dressing appropriately), Spending, Teamwork, Time management, Writing.|
Campers learn about the importance of community leadership and recieve lessons on work-readiness.
Campers learn about financial responsibilities, participate in a career fair, and later hold the town elections.
Campers stay busy by creating business plans, preparing budgets, determining inventory and getting the businesses customer-ready.
Thursday is payday! Campers carry out their job responsibilities and track their personal spending while shopping after they receive paychecks.
Friday focuses on entrepreneurship. Campers will collaborate to create a new business and/or product and then present their plans in a "Shark Tank" event with judges.