Lights, Camera, YouthBiz Entrepreneurs in Action!

Stacy Winner Classes + Camps, YouthBiz Leave a Comment

On Saturday, ambitious current and future business owners gathered to learn about interview skills and how to be confident speaking on camera. Since YouthBiz partners with Colorado & Company every month to feature a young business owner, it is important to sound knowledgeable and professional when talking about yourself or your business. We were lucky enough to have the workshop …

Colorado and Company: Leila’s Essential Care

Janet Redwine Classes + Camps, YouthBiz Leave a Comment

Leila Hollis is just 12, but she’s already started three businesses!  Her latest enterprise is “Leila’s Essential Care” which sells sugar scrubs and foot balms.  This business combines Leila’s love of creating things and her desire to earn extra spending money.  Plus, Leila won top honors at YouthBiz Camp at Young Americans Center for Financial Education last summer! Watch Leila’s …

Scout Classes

Young Americans Center for Financial Education has been teaching kids about money for more than 30 years!  We're excited to partner with Girl Scouts Colorado and Boy Scouts of America to offer badge classes and classes that fulfill merit badge requirements. Visit the pages below for more information about our current offerings. Girl Scout Badge Classes Girl Scouts can earn ...

Boy Scout Classes

Young Americans Center for Financial Education has been teaching kids about money for more than 30 years and is excited to partner with Boy Scouts to offer opportunities for financial learning and entrepreneurship exploration! Exploring Program Boy Scouts of America's Exploring provides exciting activities and one-on-one mentorship for youth looking to discover their future.  Through this program, middle school students ...

Tales from Towne: End of Summer Review

Amanda Krische Classes + Camps Leave a Comment

With warm weather and plenty of sunshine all around us, it’s hard to believe that summer is quickly coming to an end!  The end of summer means that Young Americans Center for Financial Education’s FUNancial Summer Camps are now complete as well.  With a total of 1,035 participants this year, we have lots of stories and memories to share.  Here …

Second Generation Summer Camper

Janet Redwine Classes + Camps Leave a Comment

For the past 28 years, Young Americans Center for Financial Education has offered Summer Camps to help youth learn about basic financial literacy topics in a fun, hands-on way.  This summer, Sarah Daly is sending her stepdaughter to camp for the second time—Amy enjoyed Junior Money Matters Camp so much last summer that she’s coming back for more! Sarah has been …

Read this for three reasons you’ll want to give a Summer Camp Scholarship to a low-income student

Jody Phillips Classes + Camps Leave a Comment

Young Americans’ popular Summer Camps fill up fast and savvy parents know to get their children (grades 2 – 7) registered quickly for the $240 one-week Fun-nancial adventures. But what if $240 is too much for a budget strapped family? That’s where you come in.  Last year, donors gave scholarships to 46 children from low-income families. Reason #1 to join …

Junior Money Matters Camper

Tales From Towne: An Unforgettable Day Becomes a Week-long Adventure!

Danielle Weishoff Classes + Camps Leave a Comment

It feels like the first day of the 2017-2018 AmeriTowne year was just last week, so how can it be February already?! The year is flying by, which means that in no time at all, summer will be here! Young Americans Center is already gearing up for summer camps and registration has opened up online. There are so many camps …

Register for Summer Camps 2018!

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Young Americans Center for Financial Education is proud to announce our Summer Camp line-up for 2018!  These week-long day camps allow youth to participate in our award-winning programs that teach financial literacy in a fun, hands-on way. For more information and to register, please visit our Summer Camp page.  Here’s what we’re offering this summer: Junior Money Matters (Completed 2nd …