Young Americans Blog

About: Amanda Krische

As the Vice President of Programs, I oversee Young AmeriTowne, International Towne, Money Matters, and our entrepreneurial programs to ensure each student gets a wonderful and educational experience during their time at Young Americans.

Posts by Amanda Krische:

    April Financial Literacy Month Activities

    By: Amanda Krische Published: March 19th, 2015

    April is Financial Literacy Month and boy do we should have a lot planned!  There are classes and activities and tour and a Marketplace.  Wow!  See below for the schedule and be sure to check our website for updates. Classes… Read the rest

    Sizzlin’ Summer Camps

    By: Amanda Krische Published: January 8th, 2015
    Campers had to work in teams on various projects all throughout camp.

    Brr!  Even though it’s cold outside right now, our staff are warm inside our building planning for summer camps.  We are going to host 13 week-long sessions for 2nd-6th graders, and we can’t wait to welcome in the new batch… Read the rest

    On the Road Has Launched!

    By: Amanda Krische Published: October 30th, 2014
    Towne citizens are hard at work at their jobs in the Container Store and the Newspaper.

    It’s official!  Our newest initiative, Young AmeriTowne On the Road, has launched to great success.  You may recall that back in August we showcased our newest mobile, interactive program to our supporters and sponsors.  However, this week was the first… Read the rest

    April: Classes and Celebrations

    By: Amanda Krische Published: March 20th, 2014

    April is Financial Literacy Month, which means it’s always really busy around Young Americans.  We have so  many fun and exciting ways to get involved at our building and to take the lessons home with you.  Although everything is free,… Read the rest

    From Snow to Summer: Check Out Our Camps

    By: Amanda Krische Published: January 27th, 2014
    International Towne campers "run the world" the last day of camp.

    Brr, it’s cold outside!  What better way to beat the chill than to think about summer!  It’s time to plan for summer camps, and we have some great week-long camps available for a wide age range.  Our incredibly popular camps… Read the rest

    Friendly Faces: Meet Some New Staff Members

    By: Amanda Krische Published: October 3rd, 2013

    We have some new staff members helping around Towne.  Meet these friendly faces who are working with 5th-7th graders every day. Clare Barrett I was born in Washington D.C. but grew up in Denver, and am a graduate of CU… Read the rest

    Young AmeriTowne – Upgraded!

    By: Amanda Krische Published: September 30th, 2013
    The kiosks allow students to check their balances, answer a survey, order a product, submit a newspaper story idea, and more.

    When the first 5th graders walked into Young AmeriTowne on September 10, they had no idea just how special they were. They were the very first youth to experience the “new” Young AmeriTowne. Those 5th graders had never been to… Read the rest