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JA of Central Carolinas Events

At JA of Central Carolinas, we host several events throughout the year to raise money to support our programming. These events also engage the community in our efforts to reach students! Whether you'd like to get involved on an individual level or as a business through event sponsorship, we offer several ways for you to support our work while having a great time!

June 2024

Mon
10

JA Summer Camps 2024

When: Monday, June 10, 2024 - Friday, August 09, 2024
Where: Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas
Time: 9:00 AM ET

Summer Camps are coming back to JA Central Carolinas starting this June!

September 2024

Thu
12

JA Fall Open House

When: Thursday, September 12, 2024
Where: Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas
Time: 4:00 PM ET

Please join us at our Open House for a chance to tour the space and learn more about our programs and volunteer opportunities in a different way.

October 2024

Tue
1

JA BizTown® 24-25

When: Tuesday, October 01, 2024 - Friday, May 30, 2025
Where: JA Central Carolinas HQ - Camp North End
Time: 10:00 AM ET

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.

Tue
1

JA Finance Park® 24-25

When: Tuesday, October 01, 2024 - Friday, May 30, 2025
Where: JA Central Carolinas HQ - Camp North End
Time: 10:00 AM ET

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.

December 2024

Fri
6

JA Homeschool Day 24-25

When: Friday, December 06, 2024 - Friday, April 25, 2025
Where: JA Central Carolinas HQ
Time: 10:00 AM ET

We are excited to engage your homeschool students into our programs of JA BizTown and JA Finance Park.

PAST EVENTS

May 2024

Thu
9

JA Spring Open House

When: Thursday, May 09, 2024
Where: Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas
Time: 4:00 PM ET

Come out to JA of Central Carolinas to learn more about how we are impacting students!

April 2024

Sat
27

Bilingual Financial Literacy Day

When: Saturday, April 27, 2024
Where: Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas
Time: 10:00 AM ET

During this Spanish JA Finance Park® experience, students explore careers and money management through hands-on activities and team-building games. Students will interact with other students and play games all while getting ready for the adult world as they learn key concepts like problem-solving, business management, budgeting, and more!

Thu
18

JA Summer Camp Open House

When: Thursday, April 18, 2024
Where: Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas
Time: 5:30 PM ET

Eager for a unique way to enrich your student's learning this summer? Come out and meet the staff, tour our facility, and play fun games as a family! Junior Achievement Summer Camp provides campers with programs on career success, personal finance, and entrepreneurship in the heart of Charlotte's Innovation Corridor, Camp North End.

March 2024

Thu
21

2024 North Carolina Business Hall of Fame

When: Thursday, March 21, 2024
Where: The Ritz Carlton, Charlotte
Time: 6:00 PM ET

The North Carolina Business Hall of Fame honors prestigious leaders who have dedicated their careers to helping maintain a vibrant community. Each year since 1987, Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas hosts a celebration inducting new Laureates.

February 2024

Wed
21

JA Inspire Virtual Career Exploration - 2024

When: Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Where: Virtual
Time: 9:00 AM ET

We invite all 9th-12th grade students in the Charlotte and surrounding region to join us for JA Inspire Virtual Career Exploration. This virtual platform is available now thru May 21st!

May 2023

Mon
1

JA Golf Classic | 2023

When: Monday, May 01, 2023
Where: The Club at Longview
Time: 8:00 AM ET

The Junior Achievement Golf Classic is a charity golf tournament that unites companies, executives and volunteers to further our mission of helping students identify, navigate and achieve a fulfilled future.

March 2023

Tue
28

2023 North Carolina Business Hall of Fame

When: Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Where: The Ritz Carlton - Charlotte
Time: 5:30 PM ET

The North Carolinas Business Hall of Fame honors prestigious leaders who have dedicated their careers to helping maintain a vibrant community. Each year since 1987, Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas hosts a celebration inducting new Laureates. Selected for their integrity, leadership, and contribution to North Carolina's economic landscape, each Laureate embodies an entrepreneurial spirit and are driven by purposeful impact within their community.

February 2023

Wed
15

JA Inspire Virtual Career Exploration - 2023

When: Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Where: Virtual
Time: 9:00 AM ET

We invite all 9th-12th grade students in the Charlotte and surrounding region to join us for JA Inspire Virtual Career Exploration.

October 2021

Mon
18

Where: JA Central Carolinas

Program Dates: December 1 - May 12 | Grade Level: 7th and 8th

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) or through a virtual experience. This opportunity allows students to apply all they've learned through an interactive simulation that provides real-world experiences.

May 2021

Wed
5

Pathways 2 Careers

When: Wednesday, May 05, 2021 - Monday, May 10, 2021
Where: Virtual
Time: 4:00 PM ET

In Pathway 2 Careers students in grades 9-12 will focus on concepts such as business, careers, choices, goal setting, salaries, resume building, work values and more. The 20-hour virtual program is aligned to state standards and concludes with a career profiler, job fair, career signing day, and a certification deeming them financially and career ready.

March 2021

Tue
2

Leading Ladies

When: Tuesday, March 02, 2021 - Wednesday, March 03, 2021
Where: Virtual Event
Time: 10:00 AM ET

Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas is teaming up with women from across the Charlotte area to inspire and prepare young ladies to consider various career paths, as well as business ownerships. There is no direct cost for attendees for this event, but registration is required to participate.

January 2021


When: TBD

JA Virtual Bingo

Where: Online

Looking for a fun way to virtually interact with your friends from the comfort of your own home? Host a Virtual Bingo event to support Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas! Events will be scheduled based by request.

Please email Jessica Dominguez at jdominquez@jacarolinas.org.

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