Sizzlin’ Summer Camps 2015

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Brr!  Even though it’s cold outside right now, our staff are warm inside our building planning for summer camps.  We are going to host 13 week-long sessions for 2nd-6th graders, and we can’t wait to welcome in the new batch of summer campers.  Camps kick off the week of June 8, which will be here before you know it.  We’ll …

Taking a Painting Break

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While all our staff members love interacting with the young kids and students who come through our building every day, we do need to let off a little steam every now and then!   This year, our staff holiday party took place at Canvas and Cocktails, and we painting a beautiful “Winter Moon” to take home.  Some people went a …

On the Road Has Launched!

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It’s official!  Our newest initiative, Young AmeriTowne On the Road, has launched to great success.  You may recall that back in August we showcased our newest mobile, interactive program to our supporters and sponsors.  However, this week was the first time that students had the chance to experience the new setup — and it was a hit! We’ve had five …

The Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs Is Almost Here

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It’s that time of year again! Summer is winding down, kids are going back to school, but don’t be too sad….because it time for The Celebration of Young Entrepreneurs!  Take a moment to appreciate what these young people are doing to contribute to the community. It takes courage, insight, diligence, and dedication to take an idea to reality. Please join …

Young AmeriTowne On the Road

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On Tuesday, August 12, our Leadership Luncheon took place at the Hyatt in downtown Denver — after months of hard work and preparation. Though the event was Tuesday, our staff was already hard at work setting up the highlight of our town, “Young AmeriTowne On the Road,” on Monday, the day before.  I was lucky enough to be part of …

Leadership Luncheon: The Launch

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This past Tuesday, our Leadership Luncheon took place at the Hyatt in downtown Denver — after months of hard work and preparation.  It was wonderful to be a part of everything and to see the event happen to smoothly. Unveiling On the Road Our staff spent all day Monday setting up our newest initiative, Young AmeriTowne On the Road, to …

Pigs Around Town

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Want a fun way to earn money for your savings account while also getting fun prizes along the way?  Then join us in our Pigs Around Town summer-long scavenger hunt! Fifteen large pig cutouts will be found at various locations throughout Green Valley Ranch and Montbello; all you need to do is take a picture with them. Here’s how it …

Tales from Towne: Thinking Outside the Box

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An amazing part of working in Young Ameritowne and International Towne is to see the kids really understand how Towne works. You’ll see quotes in the paper like “being an adult is hard” or “it’s hard to manage my money.” But every once in a while, there are some kids who truly realize the potential of Young Ameritowne and International …

Exploring Our Monetary System

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On Monday, April 21, the members of the 2013-2014 Youth Advisory Board toured the Federal Reserve’s Denver branch, and the Denver Mint.  We’re lucky to have these two locations right in our city to explore.  It’s a great way to get a deeper understanding of our monetary system in the United States. Federal Reserve After exploring the Money Museum for …