Summer Camps

Summer Camps Summer camps are a great way for young people to experience FUNancial education through our award-winning programs!  Young Americans Center for Financial Education offers seven different camp options for youth who have completed 2nd-6th grade.  Register for our 2017 summer camps here All week-long camps are $235 per child, per week. Financial assistance is available. Programs run Monday-Thursday, 9:00 ...

Make Denver Startup Week a Youthful Experience

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September is full of entrepreneurial activities and events!  We’ll jump from our youth business competition awards straight into Denver Startup Week.  There are two fantastic events that are kid-friendly and bound to draw big crowds.  Join us for one or both, but be sure to sign up because these events are popular and will book up quickly. Competitive Idea Lab …

TR, Nic and TED

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What was your first business, and what age were you when you started? Hundreds of people answered that question and others at Saturday’s TEDxMileHigh event at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.  Young Americans was one of more than 30 exhibitors connecting with the nearly 2,000 audience members.  We brought along two stellar young entrepreneurs to show the crowd what businesses …

Getting to Play Around

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Schools have finished coming through our programs for the year.  Summer camp hasn’t yet started.  This is the time when we unveil changes to the various programs and upgrade any new shops in Young AmeriTowne and countries in International Towne.  This year, in addition to some basic changes, Young AmeriTowne underwent a massive upgrade — and our staff got to …

Best Taste? Best Time!

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Young entrepreneurs are popping up everywhere!  We hosted nearly a dozen business owners at Young Americans on Saturday, May 18 for the Lemonade Day Denver Best Tasting Contest. Sweet and sour Every year, thousands of young people set up their card tables and pour lemonade for thirsty customers across Denver.  This year, Lemonade Day Denver takes place on Sunday, June …

Friday Fest Fun

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Last week, Young Americans hosted “Friday Fest”, a free event open to the community to wrap up the school year and kick off summer. We held this unique event on the Evie Dennis Campus with our bank branch.  It was a hit! Smashing success SOAR Elementary School was release first, just after 1:00 p.m.  Scores of activities and concessions greeted …

Refreshing. Delightful. Lemonade!

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It’s that time of year again.  Every spring, thousands of youngsters break out the water pitcher and sugar jar, drag out the card table, design a sign, and start selling lemonade.  It’s time for Lemonade Day Denver! A great partnership Young Americans is once again partnering with Lemonade Day Denver to encourage young people to start businesses early.  Lemonade Day …

Friday Fest Is Coming!

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The snow has melted.  Flowers are popping up.  We’re (hopefully) put away our winter coats for good.  And school is coming to an end for the year! To celebrate the end of the school year and kick off summer in a fun fashion, we’re hosting “Friday Fest,” a free party at our branch for the whole family. You’re invited… …to …

Exploring Our Monetary System

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On Monday, members of the Youth Advisory Board took a trip to the Federal Reserve and the Denver Mint.  This trip is a yearly tradition with the Youth Board, and an exciting one for all who attend. The Fed The morning started off with the group carpooling to the Federal Reserve.  After watching a short video on the Federal Reserve …