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JA of San Diego County Events

At JA of San Diego County, we host several events throughout the year to raise money to support our programming. These events also engage the community in our efforts to reach students! Whether you'd like to get involved on an individual level or as a business through event sponsorship, we offer several ways for you to support our work while having a great time!

6th Annual JA Stock Market Challenge

6th Annual JA Stock Market Challenge

When: Tuesday, March 08, 2022
Where: TBA
Time: 12:00 AM PST

This optional fast-paced mock stock market simulation invites students from all over the county to compete against each other to build the largest mock portfolio.

PAST EVENTS

These JA Events have already taken place, but they will be back! If you would like to learn more about them, please contact us!

COMPLETED

JA Stock Market Pop Up Program Dec 2021

When: Saturday, December 04, 2021
Where: Junior Achievement of San Diego
Time: 9:00 AM PST

We welcome high school students (9-12th) to join us on Saturday, December 4th, for a day of stock market know how that ends with a fast-paced mock stock market simulation in which teams of students compete to grow the largest mock stock portfolio!

COMPLETED

JA High School Program Information Session

When: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Where: Virtual via Zoom
Time: 4:00 PM PST

We will be hosting a free virtual JA High School Program Information Session for educators.

COMPLETED

San Diego Business Hall of Fame Luncheon 2021

When: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Where: The Lodge atTorrey Pines
Time: 12:00 PM PST

Junior Achievement’s San Diego Business Hall of Fame honors business leaders whose work has moved our community forward. To be inducted as a Hall of Fame Lifetime Laureate, an individual’s record of achievement must demonstrate: business excellence, courageous thinking and actions, vision and innovation, and inspiring leadership. Most importantly, Laureates are outstanding role models for our youth.

COMPLETED

2 Day Summer Experiences– Stock Market Challenge 2021-08-26

When: Thursday, August 26, 2021 - Friday, August 27, 2021
Where: Junior Achievement of San Diego
Time: 9:00 AM PST

Throughout their time at JA San Diego High School Summer Experiences, campers will learn more about career readiness skills, employment preparation, stock market expertise, and ignite their entrepreneurial spirit!

COMPLETED

3 Day Summer Experiences– JA Technology Innovation Challenge 2021-08-23

When: Monday, August 23, 2021 - Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Where: Junior Achievement of San Diego
Time: 9:00 AM PST

Throughout their time at JA San Diego High School Summer Experiences, campers will learn more about career readiness skills, employment preparation, stock market expertise, and ignite their entrepreneurial spirit!

COMPLETED

5 Day Summer Experiences–JA Ambassador Program 2021-08-09

When: Monday, August 09, 2021 - Friday, August 13, 2021
Where: Junior Achievement of San Diego
Time: 9:00 AM PST

Throughout their week at JA San Diego High School Summer Experiences, campers will learn more about career readiness skills, employment preparation, stock market expertise, and ignite their entrepreneurial spirit!

COMPLETED

2 Day Summer Experiences– Land Your First Job 2021-07-29

When: Thursday, July 29, 2021 - Friday, July 30, 2021
Where: Junior Achievement of San Diego
Time: 9:00 AM PST

Throughout their time at JA San Diego High School Summer Experiences, campers will learn more about career readiness skills, employment preparation, stock market expertise, and ignite their entrepreneurial spirit!

COMPLETED

3 Day Summer Experiences– JA Social Innovation Challenge 2021-07-26

When: Monday, July 26, 2021 - Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Where: Junior Achievement of San Diego
Time: 9:00 AM PST

Throughout their time at JA San Diego High School Summer Experiences, campers will learn more about career readiness skills, employment preparation, stock market expertise, and ignite their entrepreneurial spirit!

COMPLETED

JA BizTown Summer Camp 2021-07-19

When: Monday, July 19, 2021 - Friday, July 23, 2021
Where: Junior Achievement of San Diego
Time: 9:00 AM PST

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.

COMPLETED

JA Finance Park Summer Camp 2021-07-19

When: Monday, July 19, 2021 - Friday, July 23, 2021
Where: Junior Achievement of San Diego
Time: 9:00 AM PST

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

COMPLETED

5 Day Summer Experiences–JA Ambassador Program 2021-07-12

When: Monday, July 12, 2021 - Thursday, July 15, 2021
Where: Junior Achievement of San Diego
Time: 9:00 AM PST

Throughout their week at JA San Diego High School Summer Experiences, campers will learn more about career readiness skills, employment preparation, stock market expertise, and ignite their entrepreneurial spirit!

COMPLETED

JA BizTown Summer Camp 2021-07-12

When: Monday, July 12, 2021 - Friday, July 16, 2021
Where: Junior Achievement of San Diego
Time: 9:00 AM PST

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.

COMPLETED

JA Finance Park Summer Camp 2021-07-12

When: Monday, July 12, 2021 - Friday, July 16, 2021
Where: Junior Achievement of San Diego
Time: 9:00 AM PST

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

COMPLETED

JA BizTown Summer Camp 2021-07-05

When: Monday, July 05, 2021 - Friday, July 09, 2021
Where: Junior Achievement of San Diego
Time: 9:00 AM PST

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.

COMPLETED

JA Finance Park Summer Camp 2021-07-05

When: Monday, July 05, 2021 - Friday, July 09, 2021
Where: Junior Achievement of San Diego
Time: 9:00 AM PST

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

COMPLETED

8th Annual JA Golf Classic Tournament

When: Monday, June 07, 2021
Where: Fairbanks Ranch Country Club
Time: 10:30 AM PST

Enjoy 18 holes at the prestigious Fairbanks Ranch Country Club nestled in beautiful Rancho Santa Fe. Tournament proceeds support JA's life-changing programs that foster work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills.

COMPLETED

5th Annual JA Stock Market Challenge

When: Tuesday, March 09, 2021
Where: VIRTUAL EVENT!
Time: 11:00 AM PST

Join SD students and business professionals for a friendly virtual competition on the fast-paced floor of the stock market. Because this event is virtual, you will have the opportunity to play alongside the student investors and see firsthand the impact your dollars are making.

COMPLETED

Virtual Lunch & Learn Series with Deven Sharma

When: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Where: Zoom Conference Call
Time: 12:00 PM PST

You're invited to our Lunch and Learn segment with JA Alumni, Entrepreneur and UC Berkeley Student, Deven Sharma!

COMPLETED

Virtual Lunch & Learn Series with Susan Salka

When: Thursday, October 15, 2020
Where: Zoom Conference Call
Time: 12:00 PM PST

You're invited to our Lunch and Learn segment with Susan Salka, CEO of AMN Healthcare!

COMPLETED

Virtual Lunch & Learn Series with Cheryl Goodman

When: Thursday, October 01, 2020 - Friday, October 02, 2020
Where: Zoom Conference Call
Time: 12:30 PM PST

You're invited to our Lunch and Learn segment with Cheryl Goodman, Head of Corporate Communications at Sony!

COMPLETED

JA For Everyone

Where: Virtual

JA for Everyone is a personal budgeting simulation designed to help participants understand the link between lifestyle, education, career, and the management of personal finances in an interactive environment. JA for Everyone at JA Finance Park encourages participants to explore what it takes to balance a budget and manage a life in sunny San Diego and beyond. Participants ages 12 and older participate in this virtual adult life simulation, where they learn to budget, save, and spend for themselves and their virtual families. This program will be available for you to complete virtually until December 13, 2020.

COMPLETED

JA For Everyone - September 2020

When: Saturday, September 26, 2020
Where: Mission Fed JA Finance Park - 4756 Mission Gorge Place San Diego, CA 92120
Time: 9:00 AM PST

Join us for a 4-hour personal budgeting simulation that will help you understand the link between lifestyle, education, career, and the management of personal finances in an interactive environment. As of now, we are planning for this JA For Everyone session to take place virtually and will notify all registrants if this changes.

COMPLETED

Virtual Lunch & Learn Series with Claude Jones

When: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Where: Zoom Conference Call
Time: 12:30 PM PST

You're invited to our Lunch and Learn segment with Sr. Director of Software Engineering at WalmartLabs, Claude Jones!

COMPLETED

Virtual Lunch & Learn Series with Lenny Comma

When: Tuesday, June 02, 2020
Where: Zoom Conference Call
Time: 12:30 PM PST

You're invited to our Lunch and Learn segment with CEO of Jack in the Box, Lenny Comma!

COMPLETED

Virtual Lunch & Learn Series with Adam Moyer

When: Thursday, May 28, 2020
Where: Zoom Conference Call
Time: 12:30 PM PST

You're invited to our Lunch and Learn segment with Founder & CEO of Knockaround, Adam Moyer!

COMPLETED

Virtual Lunch & Learn Series with Ronda Sedillo

When: Thursday, May 07, 2020
Where: Zoom Conference Call
Time: 12:30 PM PST

You're invited to our first Lunch and Learn segment with San Diego Padres Sr. VP & CFO, Ronda Sedillo!

COMPLETED

2020 JA Company Program Virtual Competition

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Where: Zoom Conference Call
Time: 3:00 PM PST

Due to COVID-19, this year's JA Company Program Competition will be completely virtual. Eligible students are invited to showcase their business and present their businesses to competition judges via Zoom as they compete to be awarded San Diego Student Company of Year.

COMPLETED

Individual Golf Package to Support JA!

Where: Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Through a unique and generous partnership with The Grand Golf Club, we have an exciting opportunity for you to golf at an exclusive course AND support JA at the same time! Friends of JA San Diego are able to purchase an individual package for $350 which includes 18 holes of golf with a caddie, golf cart, access to the practice range and a $20 voucher at the Grill.

COMPLETED

JA For Everyone - March 2020 - CANCELLED

When: Saturday, March 28, 2020
Where: Mission Fed JA Finance Park - 4756 Mission Gorge Place San Diego, CA 92120
Time: 9:00 AM PST

Cancelled due to COVID-19 virus

COMPLETED

4th Annual Stock Market Challenge Competition

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Where: San Diego Airport Authority Administrative Offices
Time: 5:30 PM PST

Click below for our 4th Annual Stock Market Challenge Competition recap and results!

COMPLETED

7th Annual Junior Achievement Golf Classic

When: Friday, September 20, 2019
Where: Fairmont Grand Del Mar
Time: 10:30 AM PST

Enjoy 18 holes at the prestigious Grand Golf Club with complimentary caddie for each foursome, followed by dinner and awards program. Be a part of this significant event. Tournament proceeds support JA'S life-changing programs that foster work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills.

COMPLETED

Centennial Reception

When: Thursday, September 12, 2019
Where: Capdevilla Gillespie Center for Junior Achievement
Time: 5:30 PM PST

Join San Diego's top business leaders for our Centennial Reception where you'll have the opportunity to interact with students and the programs that have prepared them for their future success.

COMPLETED

2019 JA Company Program Student Competition

When: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Where: Capdevilla Gillespie Center for Junior Achievement
Time: 3:15 PM PST

17 student teams from 5 high schools presented their companies in a "Shark Tank" style competition in an effort to be named "San Diego Student Company of the Year." Junior Achievement's Company Program Competition was an evening of celebration and inspiration, presented by OtterCares Foundation.

COMPLETED

3rd Annual Stock Market Challenge Competition

When: Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Where: Qualcomm - 5525 Morehouse Drive San Diego, CA 92121
Time: 8:00 AM PST

Using state-of-the-art technology in a simulated trading environment, high schools students, college students and adults will experience the fast-paced, high-stakes thrill of the stock exchange. Each team begins with $500,000 in fictitious funds and interacts with on-site traders to buy and sell shares in 26 companies with the goal of building the highest-net worth portfolio by the end of the trading period. All money raised for the event will support JA's life-changing programs.

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