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Junior Achievement

Inspire and prepare young people to succeed

Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Central Ohio provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of a business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.


In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

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Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

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Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

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JA of Central Ohio Spotlight


JA Financial Literacy Course

JA Financial Literacy is a one-semester teacher-led course that fulfills Ohio Senate Bill 1- Financial Literacy Half-Unit Course requirements and is 100% aligned with the new standards.

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JA Financial Literacy Course
JA BizTown Summer Camp 2022

JA BizTown Summer Camp

  Where: JA BizTown, 68 E 2nd Ave., Columbus, OH

For rising 5th - 8th grade students, this in-person summer camp will take place 9am-3pm. Your child will have a blast while learning about finances, business, marketing, community service and more! We will be running two 5-day camps.

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JA BizTown Summer Camp
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High School Camp Counselors

  Where: JA BizTown, 68 E 2nd Avenue, Columbus, OH

High school students entering 10th - 12th grade next fall, can apply to be a counselor at JA BizTown Summer Camp and earn volunteer hours for graduation!

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High School Camp Counselors
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JA Inspire

JA Inspire is a career-pathing event for 8th – 12th grade students. After completing curriculum in a student guidebook, students participate in a virtual, career-pathing simulation learning about local employment opportunities both during and after high school. Using virtual technology, JA Inspire features an online career event filled with local business exhibits, educational webinars, and downloadable career information.

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JA Inspire
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