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JA of Northern Indiana Program SPecial Events 

JA In A Day Homeschool Edition 

When: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Where: Indiana Tech - 1600 Washing Blvd.
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, March 5, 2023 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 BizTown® Homeschool Day

JA BizTown Student Simulation Experience:
  • JA Headquarters: 550 E Wallen Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2023 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Drinks, lunch (Pizza Hut), and popcorn provided

2023 Registration coming soon


JA Finance Park® Homeschool Day

JA Finance Park Student Simulation Experience (required): 
  • JA Headquarters: 550 E Wallen Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2023 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 

2023 Registration coming soon


JA Young Entrepreneur Marketplace

When: Saturday, July 16, 2022
Where: YLNI Farmers Market - 302 E. Berry Street Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
The Junior Achievement Young Entrepreneur Marketplace is the ultimate chance for entrepreneurs up to 21 years old (and college students) to sell their products, in person, to the public. This one-day outdoor event is open to youth with an existing or new business. No experience necessary. In partnership with the Young Leaders of Northern Indiana Farmers Market, in downtown Fort Wayne, youth will have an excellent opportunity to gain experience operating a business and promoting their hand-produced goods to over 5,000 visitors. Young entrepreneurs can sell beaded jewelry, greeting cards, bath products, home-baked goodies, artwork, clothing, and more! Registered entrepreneurs will be provided a table and chairs.
Early Bird registration is only $15.00 to register your business before June 17, 2022. Enter Promo Code: EARLYBIRD.
The registration fee is $25.00 from June 17 - July 1, 2022, so don't delay! Space is limited.
Shop & Support local young entrepreneurs!
If you have any questions, please email Karen Cooper or call at 260-484-2543.

JA Young Entrepreneur Summer Camp

When: Monday, June 20 - Friday, June 24 
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. Hurry! Space is limited.
Please email Karen Cooper or call with any questions at 260-484-2543.
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