SPARK Business Academy Gr. 4-6 Financial Literacy Classes

Campers learn financial literacy through a variety of business strategies!

Budding Entrepreneurs (6/25-6/29)
Join other intrepid campers and develop a business plan for your own business idea (or we can suggest one!). You will learn to take risks and persevere while making business-like decisions about strategy, marketing, and finance. Campers build confidence throughout the week as they create a business, and make their "pitch" presentations on the last day of camp!

Sports Management (7/9-7/13)
For the sports lover, future team General Manager (GM), sports team owner or ESPN analyst, this unique program will take you to the intersection of sports and business! Campers learn the business side of various sports, and actively discuss and analyze different sports money topics, including professional sports, college sports, endorsements, player contracts and more.

My First Stock Portfolio (7/16-7/20)
Learn how you can start investing at a young age and make your money grow! Pick your own $10,000 stock portfolio with a cool stock-trading simulation tool using real-time market data. This hands-on experience empowers campers with the tools and mindset to face future investment decisions with confidence - buy low, sell high!

Junior CEOs (7/23-7/27)
How cool would it be for you to be the boss for a day of Apple, Under Armour, or Amazon? In this leadership camp, you can do just that! Campers act as CEOs for leading companies, and work in teams to make strategic recommendations addressing real business issues. They also build real websites (no coding required) and design their own business cards! Campers enhance their problem-solving skills, develop business savvy, and cultivate a strategic mindset as future leaders.

Junior Business Leaders (7/30-8/3)
Invest in your future with SPARK's five levers of success: personal finance, investments, entrepreneurship, leadership, and innovation. Praised in leading business publications as pioneering, this unique experience includes simulations and hands-on activities to empower campers with essential 21st century skills, and the mindset to make sound financial decisions and to develop business savvy.

Grades Entering 4th - 6th
Dates Offered June 25 - June 29: Budding Entrepreneurs
July 9 - July 13: Sports Management
July 16 - July 20: My First Stock Portfolio
July 23 - July 27: Junior CEOs
July 30 - August 3: Junior Business Leaders
Schedule 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Price $ 495 per week
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