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
JA Finance Park in Full Bloom!
JA Finance Park is changing how 7-9 graders understand personal finances.
Breeze through JACIA's newest experiential learning environment this May to see what we have in store for Fall!
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
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
This JA golf event is a fun-filled afternoon of networking where companies can bring employees for team building or host clients and prospects, while supporting community role models.Learn More