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JA In A Day Homeschool Edition 
When: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:30AM - 1:30 PM (Check-in opens at 8:15 AM / Check-out at 1:35 PM)
Where: Indiana Institute of Technology (Indiana Tech) Campus - Fort Wayne
Who: Homeschool students Pre-K (ages 4 and 5) through 12th grade 
Cost: Non-refundable fee of $5 per student, max fee $25 per family 
Registration Deadline: Sunday, March1, 2020 or until 200 students are enrolled. 
Volunteer Opportunities: We need your help to make sure this event is a big success! Please consider being a volunteer. JA provides all of the materials and training. JA volunteer training will be held on Wednesday, February 26th from 2:00-3:00 PM and Friday, February 28 from 12:30-2:00 PM. 
JA BizTown® Homeschool Day
Business Preparation Session for Students (one of the following sessions required) 
  • February 19, 2020 from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM 
  • Attend with a Homeschool Group 
JA BizTown Student Simulation Experience (required) 
  • Wednesday, March 4, 2020 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Drinks, lunch (Pizza Hut), and popcorn provided 

Where: 550 E. Wallen Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 (Junior Achievement Headquarters) 

JA Finance Park® Homeschool Day

JA Finance Park Student Simulation Experience (required) 
  • Wednesday, March 4, 2020 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM 
  • Please plan to arrive 30 minutes early for a brief adult volunteer training session. 
  • Lunch (Pizza Hut) and drinks included 
JA Young Entrepreneur Marketplace
When: Saturday, June 13, 2020
Where: YLNI Famers Market - Downtown Fort Wayne
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
The JA Young  Entrepreneur  Marketplace is the ultimate chance for entrepreneurs  up to 21 years old to sell their products or services, in person, to the public. 
Registered entrepreneurs  will be provided a table and chairs during this one-day outdoor marketplace at the YLNI Farmers Market in downtown Fort Wayne. 
The YLNI Farmers market is directly behind the Fort Wayne History Center at the corner of Barr and Wayne Streets. 
If you have any questions, please email Lisa Kern or call at 260-484-2543.
JA Young Entrepreneur Summer Camp
When: June 22-26, 2020
Where: 550 E. Wallen Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Time: 9 AM - 4 PM Daily 
Campers will spend 5 days developing entrepreneurial and leadership skills through fun, interactive games and activities plus engage with local entrepreneurs that will inspire them to someday make business ownership a reality! 
Registration Fee - $150 
Please email Karen Cooper or call with any questions at 260-484-2543.
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