Summer Camp

Summer Camp

At this camp, the kids run the place. That’s because the place is Sam Swope JABizTown®, a 7,000 square-foot mini-metropolis. JA BizTown is home to Papa John’s, Stock Yards Bank, UPS, LG&E, 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.

Cost: $195 ages 9-12.

Concepts Learned & Applied at Camp

  • Entrepreneurship- brainstorming ideas and bringing them to life
  • Business expenses- what are they and how do businesses cover costs
  • Marketing- why and how to communicate your products or services
  • Tradeoffs- what to do when business resources are limited
  • Teamwork- Working with a group to reach a goal
  • Personal banking- using a checkbook to pay for things you need or want
  • Job preparation- Applying for and interviewing for a job
  • Customer Service- Why it’s important to business success
  • Making money for a business- How costs and sales affect profit and loss
  • And much more!

 

The 2018 Summer Camp Dates:
June 11-15
June 18-22 
July 9-13
JA BizTown Camp runs from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day.

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