Junior Achievement of Central Iowa 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 an 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.Volunteers, begin here
Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.Schools and Parents, begin here
JA of Central Iowa is providing free online resources to teachers and parents. We are doing this so our kids can spend more time planning for and dreaming about tomorrow, and less time worrying about today. We are committed to doing this until we can all be certain again.
JA BizTown® is an experiential learning laboratory for elementary and middle school students that combines 9 hours of curriculum delivered in 12 lessons prior to a 4 and 1/2 hour visit to JA BizTown®, a fully interactive, mock town that simulates the day-to-day functions of thriving communities.Learn More
This financial literacy laboratory exists to inspire and prepare youth to succeed. There is no question about it: Financial literacy and sound money management skills are essential to success.Learn More
Junior Achievement connects the classroom to the community through our award-winning programs and volunteer network to empower students in their economic future. Partnering with JA is personalized, easy and impactful.Learn More
Resilience is built into the DNA of JA students. As schools transition to online learning, Junior Achievement is providing free virtual resources for our partners, educators, volunteers, parents and youth. Why? So our students can spend more time planning for and dreaming about tomorrow. And less time worrying about today. We are committed to doing this until we can all be certain again.Learn More
JA Finance Park® is all that, and more. This financial literacy laboratory exists to inspire and prepare youth to succeed. There is no question about it: Financial literacy and sound money management skills are essential to success. Today more than ever, young adults need a strong foundation for making intelligent, lifelong, personal financial decisions.
Calling All Educators!
Be sure to request a personal tour of the newly-renovated JA Finance Park space today!
Join JA of Central Iowa for an afternoon of mini golf, driving range games, raffle prizes, and food and drink, all while supporting Central Iowa youth.
ALL-NEW JA Mini Golf event, this is sure to sell out fast with its limited capacity!
In an effort to gather in the safest way possible, we have reformatted the popular
JA Bowl-a-Thon into an outdoor, mini golf event.
We are incredibly excited to share the day with you and your colleagues!
PLEASE REVIEW THE JA SUMMER CAMP COVID POLICY AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE.
JA BizTown Summer Camp is an indoor, academic camp geared towards students entering grades 5-7. This camp is designed to educate and enhance the camper's financial literacy learning while infusing entrepreneurship, work and career readiness, team work, marketing, philanthropy and public speaking.
Two sessions to choose from!
• June 28-July 1 (9:00-3:00)
• July 12-July 15 (9:00-3:00)
Early bird price through 4/16 is $190
After 4/16 it is $220
$15 off when you register 2 people