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About: Amanda Krische

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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:

    Summer Camp in International Towne

    By: Amanda Krische Published: July 6th, 2015
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    Even before there was a physical International Towne at Young Americans Center, there was an International Towne summer camp.  However, the program has come a long way from its beginnings to become one of campers’ favorites.  Here are some highlights… Read the rest


    Summer Camp Kick-off – Young AmeriTowne2!

    By: Amanda Krische Published: June 8th, 2015
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    Summer Camps 2015 started with a bang at Young Americans Center for Financial Education!  For our first week of summer camp, we are running two different camps: Running Your Own Business and Young AmeriTowne2.  Both provide hands-on lessons in money… Read the rest


    Summertime FUNancial Literacy

    By: Amanda Krische Published: May 7th, 2015
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    With summer just around the corner, Young Americans Center is gearing up for its five different summer camps!  If you’re interested in attending but aren’t sure which camp is right for you, here’s a guide.  But before you find out… Read the rest


    April Financial Literacy Month Activities

    By: Amanda Krische Published: March 19th, 2015
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    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
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    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