Students spend the day learning what it takes to build a personal brand and start their own business. A pizza lunch is included and visits from local entrepreneurs! Click here to see a flyer and to register you student for this dynamic program click here!
JA BizTown® Summer Camp 2015
For kids ages 9-12
Runs 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.*
June 22-26 July 6-10
At this camp, the kids run the place. That’s because the place is Sam SwopeJA BizTown®, a 7,000 square-foot mini-metropolis. JA BizTown is home to Papa John’s, Stock Yards Bank, UPS, Kroger, WDRB-TV and other businesses you find in our own region.
JA BizTown Camp gives kids the opportunity to experience what it’s like to work in a job and run a business. But it’s much more than that!
JA BizTown Camp is an indoor, academic camp that combines classroom-style teaching with hands-on activities. Much of the camp experience includes working with other campers of different ages on group projects.
Concepts learned and applied at camp:
Entrepreneurship – brainstorming ideas and bringing them to life
Job preparation – applying for and interviewing for a job
Business expenses – what are they and how do businesses cover costs
Marketing – why and how to communicate your products or services
Customer service – why it’s important to business success
Tradeoffs – what to do when business resources are limited
Making money for a business – how costs and sales affect profit and loss
Teamwork – working with a group to reach a goal
Personal banking – using a checkbook to pay for things you need or want
JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF KENTUCKIANA HONORED WITH AWARD FROM THE HARTFORD
Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana was honored last week at the JuniorAchievement National Leadership Conference as the “2015 JA Company, Communities with Hart Stag Award” and a $19,000 grant to aid in program growth.