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Junior Achievement

Boundless Futures through Education

Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of a business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.


In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

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Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

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Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

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JA of Central Carolinas Spotlight

Smiling girl, blue background, 65 years of empowering future leaders

65 Years Anniversary Celebration

Save the Date! Three ways to invest in the boundless potential of youth this Spring: JA Inspire Virtual, the North Carolina Business Hall of Fame, and the 25th Annual Golf Classic.

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65 Years Anniversary Celebration
View the details for JA Finance Park® 24-25

JA Finance Park® 24-25

  Where: JA Central Carolinas HQ - Camp North End
 When: Tuesday, October 01, 2024 10:00 AM

Program Dates: October 1 - May 30 | Grade Levels: 7th-12th

JA Finance Park provides students a hands-on education in personal financial planning and career exploration. At the culmination of this teacher-led program, students participate in an on-site visit to the TowneBank Opportunity HQ (in Charlotte, NC). This opportunity allows students to apply all they've learned through an interactive simulation that provides real-world experiences.

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JA Finance Park® 24-25
View the details for JA BizTown® 24-25

JA BizTown® 24-25

  Where: JA Central Carolinas HQ - Camp North End
 When: Tuesday, October 01, 2024 10:00 AM

Program Dates: October 1 - May 30 | Grade Level: 4th-6th

JA BizTown® combines in-class learning with a day-long visit to a simulated town located in JA's TowneBank Opportunity HQ (Charlotte, NC). This program allows 6th grade students to operate banks, manage restaurants, write checks, and vote for mayor. The program helps students connect the dots between what they learn in school and the real world.

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JA BizTown® 24-25
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