Summer Camps

Summer Camps

Summer camps are a great way for young people to experience FUNancial education through our award-winning programs!  Young Americans Center for Financial Education offers seven different camp options for youth who have completed 2nd-6th grade.  Register for our 2017 summer camps here

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All week-long camps are $235 per child, per week. Financial assistance is available. Programs run Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m and Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Supervised drop-off starts daily at 8:30 a.m. Supervised pick-up is Monday-Thursday until 4:30 p.m, and Friday until 3:30 p.m.  View the 2017 summer camp PDF brochure here.  Contact Programs Registration at jollie@yacenter.org with any questions.

Summer Camp Schedule 2017

Below is an overview of the camps we are offering for Summer, 2017.  For a full description of each camp, click on the camp name.  Camps listed as “full” have reached capacity.

Camp and Age Range

Dates and Locations

Junior Money Matters
Completed 2nd or 3rd Grade
Denver: June 5 – 9
Denver: June 12 – 16
Denver: July 24 – 28
Running Your Own Biz
Completed 3rd or 4th Grade 
Denver: June 19 – 23
Denver: July 10 – 14
Young AmeriTowne
Completed 4th or 5th Grade
Belmar: June 5 – 9
Denver: July 17 – 21
Be Your Own Boss
Completed 5th or 6th Grade
Denver: July 17 – 21
Girls Can
Completed 5th or 6th Grade – Girls
Denver: June 19 – 23
International Towne
Completed 5th or 6th Grade
Denver: June 12 – 16
Denver: July 10 – 14
Young AmeriTowne 2
Completed 5th or 6th Grade and Young AmeriTowne
Denver: June 26 – 30
Belmar: July 24 – 28

 

 

 

Camp Descriptions

Junior Money Matters

Completed 2nd or 3rd Grade

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 5-9, June 12-16, July 24-28

 

Running Your Own Biz

Completed 3rd or 4th Grade

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!

Denver: June 19-23, July 10-14

 

Young AmeriTowne

Completed 4th or 5th Grade

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: June 5-9

Denver: July 17-21

 

Be Your Own Boss

Completed 5th or 6th Grade

Are you serious about working for yourself? Be Your Own Boss teaches specific skills you need to start and run a successful business. On Friday, participants share their business plans and ideas through a Mini Shark Tank pitch and at the Small Biz Kid Expo.

Denver: July 17-21

 

Girls Can

Completed 5th or 6th Grade

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: June 19-23

 

International Towne

Completed 5th or 6th Grade

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 12-16, July  10-14

 

Young AmeriTowne 2

Completed 5th or 6th Grade

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.

Denver: June 26-30

Belmar: July 24-28