Girl Scout Class: Juniors (ages 9-11) Savvy Shopper Badge

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Participants who attend this class will be guided through the steps necessary to earn their Savvy Shopper badge.  Girls will identify the difference between “needs” and “wants,” and will discuss advertising techniques and how ads affect consumer decisions. Participants will also make a time capsule about what they think they will purchase as adults, which they can open in 10 …

Girl Scout Class: Brownies (ages 7-9) Philanthropist Badge

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Participants who attend this class will be guided through the steps necessary to earn their Philanthropist badge.  Girls will discuss the differences between needs vs. wants and will learn why it is important to share with others.  They will define the term “philanthropist” and will come up with ways that they can share their time, talent and treasure with others.

Coming Soon: Let’s Lotion!

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Calling all entrepreneurs, ages 6-12… Do you want to learn how to make body products?  Next Tuesday, November 7 from 5:30-7:00pm, Young Americans Center for Financial Education is hosting a YouthBiz Workshop just for you!  Let’s Lotion will teach you the basics of making scented lotion, including the importance of packaging and marketing.  You’ll even have a chance to take …

Crazy Numbers of Classes

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April is Financial Literacy Month and that means that we have LOTS of classes we’re hosting for all different age groups.  Saturdays are full of one-hour classes that focus on different financial lessons for bank customers of all ages.  Here’s the complete schedule for April: April 4: Savings Game (ages 9-12) April 11: Coin Carnival (ages 3-5) April 11: Smart …

April Financial Literacy Month Activities

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April is Financial Literacy Month and boy do we should have a lot planned!  There are classes and activities and tour and a Marketplace.  Wow!  See below for the schedule and be sure to check our website for updates. Classes April 4, 2015 Savings Game (ages 9-12)- An interactive game where kids discuss ways to save money and learn how …

Creating Commercials

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Young Americans hosts students at our facilities for financial literacy field trips to Ameritowne and global interdependency field trips to International Towne throughout the school year, but it was our Young Entrepreneurs turn to take a field trip on Saturday, January 10th. Nine youth owned ventures met at Open Media Foundation (OMF) to film and edit business commercials. OMF is …

Second Saturdays Are Back

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Our popular and unique Second Saturday classes are back this fall.  Each month, we host scores of young bank customers and AmeriTowne alums to teach them the next step in their personal finance. Classes are one hour long and focus on great lessons for youth ages 3 to 8.  The youngest class attendees get to play Coin Carnival, a fun …