JA of Central Iowa Events
At JA of Central Iowa, 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!
JA of Central Iowa Inspire Virtual Career Fair
The JA Inspire program is a coalition of educators and industry leaders, led by Junior Achievement of Central Iowa, working to provide 7th through 12th grade students throughout Central Iowa with meaningful experiences as they begin considering their careers.
2022 JA Stock Market Challenge
JA Stock Market Challenge
Thurs, February 24, 2022
High School Challenge | 9 AM - 1 PM
Corporate Challenge | 5:15-8:00 PM
The JA Stock Market Challenge is an exciting, fast-paced competition that provides high school students during the day, and corporate sponsors during the evening, the opportunity to participate in a day of simulated stock trading. Students participate in 60, one minute trading days where they learn to buy and sell stocks with analysis and risk.
These JA Events have already taken place, but they will be back! If you would like to learn more about them, please contact us!
Thurs, December 2nd 4-6 PM
Fri, December 3rd 3-5 PM
The Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon presents an opportunity for co-workers to build camaraderie and network with one another and other companies during a fun afternoon at the bowling lanes.
Your fun afternoon helps Junior Achievement STRIKE out financial illiteracy in our future leaders!
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.
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
The JA Inspiration Event is set to celebrate the JA of Central Iowa volunteers, educators, organizations and board members who believe in the boundless potential of young people, relevant & experiential learning and the power of partnership.
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!