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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!

October 2023

Mon
2

Happening Now!

Where: Junior Achievement Central Carolinas

Program Dates: October 1 - May 24 | 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 4th - 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.

Mon
2

Happening Now!

JA Finance Park® 23-24

When: Monday, October 02, 2023 - Monday, June 03, 2024
Where: JA Central Carolinas HQ - Camp North End
Time: 10:00 AM ET

Program Dates: October 2 - June 3 | Grade Levels: 7th-9th

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.

Mon
2

Happening Now!

JA BizTown® 23-24

When: Monday, October 02, 2023 - Monday, June 03, 2024
Where: JA Central Carolinas HQ - Camp North End
Time: 10:00 AM ET

Program Dates: October 2 - June 3 | 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.

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.

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.

April 2024

Wed
17

JA Homeschool Day 2024

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Where: JA Central Carolinas HQ
Time: 10:00 AM ET

We are excited to engage your students into our programs of JA BizTown and JA Finance Park. This Spring, your students will have the opportunity to participate in our immersive programs on April 17th, 2024. Registration closes on November 1st!

June 2024

Mon
10

JA Summer Camps 2024

When: Monday, June 10, 2024 - Friday, June 28, 2024
Where: Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas
Time: 9:00 AM ET

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

PAST EVENTS

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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