Shop over 60 youth-owned businesses at the YouthBiz Marketplace!

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On December 3rd, 2022, Young Americans Center for Financial Education will host its annual YouthBiz Holiday Marketplace from 10am-2pm.  This is a fantastic opportunity for young business owners between the ages of 6-21 to sell their products to customers.  This year, YouthBiz can safely return to pre-pandemic levels are pleased to host over 60 different youth businesses. The YouthBiz Marketplace ...

2022 YouthBiz Spring Marketplace

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Find great gifts while supporting young entrepreneurs ages 6-21. The YouthBiz Spring Marketplace is the ultimate buy-local, feel-good shopping experience. 40+ young business owners will be selling their handmade products – beaded jewelry, greeting cards, bath products, home baked goodies, artwork, and more – unique gifts for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduation, and more!  

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UPDATED DATE! What’s After Marketplace Workshop

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UPDATED DATE! Ages: 6-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: Free Description: Calling all up-and-coming entrepreneurs!  If you participated in the YouthBiz Marketplace in the last year and had a great time, but are wondering, “What’s Next?” this session is for you!  In this interactive workshop, participants will get some actionable tools and tricks so they can keep making ...
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Sewing Basics Workshop

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Ages: 8-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: $10 Materials Fee Description: The ability to sew creates all kinds of business opportunities for young entrepreneurs, and we know many business ideas that just require the sewing basics.  Come to this workshop to learn entry level machine sewing, basic skills that can yield dozens of different fabric-based products!  All participants ...
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Tie-Dive Into Color Workshop

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Ages: 6-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: $10 Materials Fee Description: Whether you’re a fashionista or enjoy colorful projects, you’ll love creating your own wearable art.  Learn how to design and create your own tie-dye clothing, how to package and promote them for customers, and take home a tie-dye shirt for yourself! This is a great opportunity for ...
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Intro to Candle Making Workshop

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Ages: 8-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: $10 Materials Fee Description: It’s hard to beat the warmth and atmosphere created by a well-crafted candle, and in this interactive workshop, students will have the opportunity to make their own wax candles.  Participants will explore the basics of wax-and-wick candles as well as learn tips for making scented and specially ...
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Cupcake Crafting Workshop–FULL

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Ages: 6-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: $10 Materials Fee Description: Calling all bakers and chefs!  Whether you have an established baking business or have a goal to start a bakery, this is the workshop to have fun in the kitchen!  Participants will think creatively about flavor combinations, frosting and glaze options, and decorative pieces for their very ...
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2021 YouthBiz Holiday Marketplace

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Find great holiday gifts while supporting young entrepreneurs ages 6-21. The YouthBiz Holiday Marketplace is the ultimate buy-local, feel-good shopping experience. 40+ young business owners will be selling their handmade products - beaded jewelry, greeting cards, bath products, home baked goodies, artwork, and more – unique gifts for everyone on your shopping list! Mark your calendar!

YouthBiz Marketplace Success Strategies

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Saturday, April 9, 2022 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Ages: 6-21 Cost: FREE Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Description: Do you have a product idea you want to sell at the YouthBiz Spring Marketplace? Join us in this Marketplace prep session! Participants will learn about market research, product development, and financials.  We'll also discuss all of the ...
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String Theory Clocks Ready for Sales at YouthBiz Spring Marketplace

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The YouthBiz Spring Marketplace opens tomorrow, Saturday, April 24, and both vendors and staff can’t wait for the shopping to begin!  We caught up  with one of our more successful vendors from the YouthBiz Holiday Marketplace, Chandler Nayman of String Theory Clocks, to learn more about his business, his experience with Marketplace, and his goals for sales. YouthBiz:  Hi Chandler, …