Tales from Towne: Medical Center at a Glance – From Ambulance to Co-Payment

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Childhood is augmented by the imagination and despite the fact 10 year-olds running Young AmeriTowne try on some grown-up responsibilities for the day, doesn’t mean they don’t enliven their day with some creativity. One shop where students really get the chance to role-play is the Medical Center. Trips to the Medial Center Armed with lab coats, child-sized scrubs and stethoscopes, …

Tales From Towne: Advertising 101

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At the beginning of the day whoever is leading Towne asks the students what to do if a product is selling out quickly, “raise the price!” is usually the general consensus. But then they’re asked what to do if a product isn’t selling that doesn’t involve changing the price, Towne citizens are sometimes stumped. The answer is to advertise. Fortunate …

Tales from Towne: You’ve Got Mail!

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Spotlight On: Parcel Service If you were to ask me which shop demands the most of its employees over the course of the day, the Parcel Service would certainly be somewhere at the top of my list.  A small storefront nestled at the end of Profit Parkway, the Parcel Service, sponsored by UPS, plays a major role in the success …

Tales from Towne: Fun Laws!

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Young AmeriTowne One of my favorite aspects of both AmeriTowne and International Towne are the “Fun Laws” that each school comes up with. Part of their curriculum is centered on the importance of effective laws for government and to close out the lesson each class must come up with a few laws for their day in Towne. They are first …

Tales from Towne: Show me the money!

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Spotlight on: The Bank “Where are you all going to go first when you go on break?” “The bank!” Each student who passes through AmeriTowne is responsible for depositing his or her paycheck at the bank. A portion of their salary goes into their checking accounts and they receive the rest in cash. The students who work as bank employees …

Tales from Towne: Introduction

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Greetings from Young Ameritowne! I’m fortunate enough to work in a place unlike any other. You could say I get to be a tourist, only the place I’m visiting has no zip code, the constituency is made up of different people every day, and businesses never have the same employees twice. Each morning the (new) mayor gives an inspirational speech …

FAQs – Rural AmeriTowne

Rural AmeriTowne FAQs Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions that may help you understand Rural AmeriTowne better. How long does it take to teach the Rural AmeriTowne curriculum? How much does it cost to come to Rural AmeriTowne and how will we be billed? How many students can participate in the program? What kind of training do teachers need …

Rural Ameritowne

Rural Young Americans Rural Young Americans Center for Financial Education, LLC, is located in Wray, Colorado, eight miles from the border of Kansas. Rural Young Americans offers Rural AmeriTowne to elementary and middle students throughout the eastern plains of Colorado and across the borders of Kansas and Nebraska. For more information and to register, email ruralameritowne@plainstel.com or call 970-332-3150. Rural Young Americans ...

FAQs – Young AmeriTowne

Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions about Young AmeriTowne that may help you understand our program better. About Young AmeriTowne Where is Young AmeriTowne?AmeriTowne has three permanent locations and two portable versions: Denver: 3550 E. 1st Ave. Denver, CO 80206   Belmar: 401 S. Pierce St. Lakewood, CO 80226   Wray: 32415 Highway 34 / P.O. Box 312 Wray, Colorado 80758 On the ...

Volunteer Orientations

Adult volunteers are invited to assist students the day they attend Young AmeriTowne! Before your visit, please watch our Volunteer Orientation Video so that you know what to expect. We recommend having one adult for each shop.  AmeriTowne Denver (Headquarters) and Belmar have 17 shops, and AmeriTowne On the Road has 9 shops.  Schools are responsible for obtaining and scheduling ...