Take Control of Your Finances Academy

3rd-5th Grade Program:

JA Pillar: Financial Literacy

Find out about money and the right way to use it! We will provide you with the skills and knowledge to be money savvy!

  • Got Credit? - Credit vs. Debit: What is the difference?
  • Types of Accounts - From checking to savings and everything in between
  • Processing Payments - Where does your money go?

To put your skills to the test, our culminating event will be in in-person Jeopardy game with team competitions and prizes while following all social distancing and safety guidelines. Come take this journey with us so you can Take Control of Your Finances!

  • Academy Dates: Weeks of November 2nd, 9th and 16th with a culminating event on Saturday November 21st (Exact dates are TBD)
  • Time: TBD
  • Cost: $75/registrant per Academy OR $200/registrant for ALL 3 Academies*

6th-8th Grade Program:

JA Pillar: Entrepreneurship

Find out what it takes to become financially intelligent! We will provide the tools necessary to be financially savvy!

  • Know your Numbers - Needs vs. wants vs. obligations and your credit score
  • Pay Yourself First - Savings, retirement and investing
  • How to Budget - Create a budget and financial empathy

To put your skills to the test,our culminating event will be in in-person Jeopardy game with team competitions and prizes while following all social distancing and safety guidelines. Come take this journey with us so you can Take Control of Your Finances!

  • Academy Dates: Weeks of November 2nd, 9th and 16th with a culminating event on Saturday November 21st (Exact dates are TBD)
  • Time: TBD
  • Cost: $75/registrant per Academy OR $200/registrant for ALL 3 Academies*

*Scholarships available - please inquire for more information


Register Today!

JA Virtual Academies

For for information about the JA Virtual Academies program, visit the JA Virtual Academies program page.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact  Deanne Markle  

Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of San Diego County.

Donate Volunteer Request A Program

Any questions? Contact us!



We use cookies to provide you a personalized experience. How we do this is by analyzing user behavior on our site and sharing data with our advertising and analytics partners. You consent to our cookie policy if you continue to use this website.