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Girls Can Summer Camp

By: Janet Redwine Published: June 26th, 2015

One of the camps running last week at Young Americans Center was Girls Can—a camp just for GIRLS!  In addition to running Young AmeriTowne at the end of the week, the 5th and 6th graders in this camp learn about… 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

Philanthropy at Young Americans Center

By: Janet Redwine Published: June 1st, 2015
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What is philanthropy?  Literally, philanthropy means a voluntary action for the public good.  In practice, it means giving your time, talents, or treasure, and philanthropy is hugely important to Young Americans Center.  Philanthropy was an important value of Bill Daniels… Read the rest

Young AmeriTowne: Then and Now

By: Janet Redwine Published: May 25th, 2015
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Next year, Young AmeriTowne will be celebrating its 25th birthday!  As we wrap up our 24th year, we thought it would be fun to take a quick look back at what AmeriTowne was like in the 1990s. Towne Square Young… Read the rest