Summer Camp Descriptions

Summer camps are a great way for young people to experience FUNancial education through our award-winning programs. Read Summer Camp descriptions below to decide which camp is perfect for your young learner.  A rising 4th grader is a student who has already completed 3rd grade.

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Girls Can

Rising 6th or 7th Graders

Campers learn about women leaders around the world, connect with local businesswomen, and participate in activities to help discover how to be financially fit. The week wraps up with campers testing their skills by running Young AmeriTowne!

Denver: July 15-19

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International Towne

Rising 6th or 7th Graders

Are you interested in learning about foreign currency, global trading and cultures around the world? Learn all this and more! On Friday, you will “travel” and run the world as a citizen of International Towne

Denver: June 10-14, June 24-28

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Junior Money Matters

Rising 3rd and 4th Graders

Explore fun things about money, banking and the world of work, while learning important basic financial skills. On the last day, you get to work in a business and run your very own life-like town.

Denver: June 10-14, June 24-28, July 8-12

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Just Start It

Rising 6th – 8th Graders

Have you ever thought about making some extra money, but you’re not sure how or where to begin?  This camp gives you tools and tricks you need to make your business happen now!  Campers develop real businesses and real products that they’ll present on Friday for a chance to win awesome prizes.  Plus, you’ll be on your way to earning real profits!

Denver: June 3-7
Belmar: June 24-28

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Make it App’en

Rising 5th – 9th Graders

Do you love technology and gaming apps?  This camp will teach you how to create, market, and sell your very own mobile application as a business venture.  Campers will present and demo their apps on Friday in a mini Shark Tank pitch competition for the chance to win cash prizes!

Denver: July 8-12 full, July 29-Aug. 2

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Running Your Own Biz

Rising 4th and 5th Graders

Curious about starting your own business? This program explores the basics of what it takes to get started, allows you to experiment with ideas, and helps you decide what business you might want to start.  At the Friday Marketplace, sell the products you made throughout the week!

Belmar: June 17-21
Denver: July 15-19, July 22-26

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Spark Change

Rising 5th and 6th Graders

Want to spark a change in your community and learn about giving back?  This camp is for you!  Join our NEW service learning and leadership camp, which culminates in a group project.

Belmar: July 29-August 2

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Young AmeriTowne

Rising 5th and 6th Graders

Here is your chance to learn about government, banking, economics, supply and demand, advertising and much more. Then put your knowledge to work by running your own life-like town on the last day.

Belmar: July 8-12
Denver: July 22-26

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Young AmeriTowne 2

Rising 5th – 7th Graders who have completed Young AmeriTowne

Been through Young AmeriTowne and want to go again with more challenges? Young AmeriTowne2 is for you! Expand your knowledge about investing, budgeting, credit and debit cards and experience Young AmeriTowne like never before. **Students must have completed Young AmeriTowne before, either as a summer camp or with their school.**

Denver: June 17-21, July 29-August 2

Refund/Cancellation Policy

If you cancel 60 days or more prior to the first day of the program, a $50 processing fee will apply and the remainder will be returned to you via check or credit to your credit card. If you cancel 30-59 days prior, a $100 processing fee will apply and the remainder will be returned to you via check or credit to your credit card. If you cancel 29 days or less, NO refund will be issued. However, you will be issued a certificate valid for 50% off the cost of future enrollment for one individual. If Young Americans cancels a program due to insufficient enrollment, you will receive a full refund. To make any changes or to cancel, written notice is required. Please email all requests to jollie@yacenter.org.