JA Camps

JA Camps

JA Camps

JA camp programs help prepare young people for the real world by showing them how to manage money, identify and understand job and career options for their future and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking in business, the workplace, and in education. Students put these lessons into action and learn the value of contributing to their communities.
JA camp programs photo

JA Camps

JA camp programs help prepare young people for the real world by showing them how to manage money, identify and understand job and career options for their future and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking in business, the workplace, and in education. Students put these lessons into action and learn the value of contributing to their communities.
JA camp programs photo

JA Camps

JA camp programs help prepare young people for the real world by showing them how to manage money, identify and understand job and career options for their future and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking in business, the workplace, and in education. Students put these lessons into action and learn the value of contributing to their communities.
JA camp programs photo

JA San Diego offers the following camps:

JA BizTown Summer Camp

Grades 4-6

Throughout their week at JA BizTown Summer Camp, campers will jump start their entrepreneurial spirit through daily lessons, hands-on activities, and team building games.

  • Explore key economic concepts and job readiness skills preparing for the real world.
  • Discover unique personality traits, explore employment soft skills and build a resume to interview for jobs in The McGrath Family JA BizTown.
  • Envision a new business venture by working with a team to create a business plan, product model, and presentation.

JA BizTown Summer Camp 2022 Details:

Cost: $295/camper
Camp Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Camp Dates:
Session 1: July 11th-15th
Session 2: July 18th-22nd
Session 3: July 25th-29th
Session 4: August 1st-5th
Session 5: August 8th-12th
Session 6: August 15th-19th
Session 7: August 22nd-26th

Register Here

A glimpse into your camper’s week:

  • Monday: “BizPlan” – Begin a new business venture and create a business plan
  • Tuesday: “BizProfile” – Complete skills and personality assessment and actively work as a team
  • Wednesday: “BizJobs” – Complete applications, interview for jobs, and prepare for their day at The McGrath Family JA BizTown
  • Thursday: “BizPrep” – Present business proposal and continue preparation for their day at The McGrath Family BizTown
  • Friday: “BizTown” – Go to work at one of 21 businesses in The McGrath Family JA BizTown!

JA San Diego offers the following camps:

JA BizTown Summer Camp

Grades 4-6

Throughout their week at JA BizTown Summer Camp, campers will jump start their entrepreneurial spirit through daily lessons, hands-on activities, and team building games.

  • Explore key economic concepts and job readiness skills preparing for the real world.
  • Discover unique personality traits, explore employment soft skills and build a resume to interview for jobs in The McGrath Family JA BizTown.
  • Envision a new business venture by working with a team to create a business plan, product model, and presentation.

JA BizTown Summer Camp 2022 Details:

Cost: $295/camper
Camp Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Camp Dates:
Session 1: July 11th-15th
Session 2: July 18th-22nd
Session 3: July 25th-29th
Session 4: August 1st-5th
Session 5: August 8th-12th
Session 6: August 15th-19th
Session 7: August 22nd-26th

A glimpse into your camper’s week:

  • Monday: “BizPlan” – Begin a new business venture and create a business plan
  • Tuesday: “BizProfile” – Complete skills and personality assessment and actively work as a team
  • Wednesday: “BizJobs” – Complete applications, interview for jobs, and prepare for their day at The McGrath Family JA BizTown
  • Thursday: “BizPrep” – Present business proposal and continue preparation for their day at The McGrath Family BizTown
  • Friday: “BizTown” – Go to work at one of 21 businesses in The McGrath Family JA BizTown!
Register Here

JA Finance Park Summer Camp

Grades 7-10

Throughout their week at JA Finance Park Summer Camp, campers will explore careers and money management through team building and engaging activities.

  • Discover your career pathway through guided self-exploration with real work experience through career fair, mock interviews, and life simulation.
  • Build a foundation to make intelligent lifelong financial decisions, related to income, expenses, savings, and credit.
  • Make friends and play games all while getting ready for the real world!

JA Finance Park Summer Camp 2022 Details:

Cost: $295/camper
Camp Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Camp Dates:
Session 1: July 11th-15th
Session 2: July 18th-22nd
Session 3: July 25th-29th
Session 4: August 1st-5th
Session 5: August 8th-12th
Session 6: August 15th-19th
Session 7: August 22nd-26th

Register Here

Throughout their week at JA Finance Park Summer Camp, campers will explore careers and money management through team building and engaging activities.

  • Discover your career pathway through guided self-exploration with real work experience through career fair, mock interviews, and life simulation.
  • Build a foundation to make intelligent lifelong financial decisions, related to income, expenses, savings, and credit.
  • Make friends and play games all while getting ready for the real world!

JA Finance Park Summer Camp 2022 Details:

Cost: $295/camper
Camp Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Camp Dates:
Session 1: July 11th-15th
Session 2: July 18th-22nd
Session 3: July 25th-29th
Session 4: August 1st-5th
Session 5: August 8th-12th
Session 6: August 15th-19th
Session 7: August 22nd-26th

Register Here
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A glimpse into your camper’s week:

  • Monday: Discover MY Future – Define strengths and interests to explore possible careers.
  • Tuesday: Explore MY Future – Attend an on-site career fair and engage with a variety of professionals.
  • Wednesday: Ready for MY Future – Learn essential skills for the workplace and participate in mock interviews.
  • Thursday: Finance MY Future – Learn money management skills and build a personal finance toolkit.
  • Friday: Imagine MY Future – Participate in the Mission Fed JA Finance Park life simulation and manage a budget for a virtual family!

Scholarship Information

Students enrolled in San Diego Unified can participate in JA Summer Camps for free through the Level-Up SD Afternoon Enrichment Program thanks to SDUSD and the San Diego Foundation. Registration for JA Summer Camps must be completed through Level-Up SD. Information on how to sign up can be found here.

For campers outside of the SDUSD looking for scholarship support, please contact Judy Eng at jeng@jasandiego.org. Please note we have limited available scholarships.