Summer Camps at Appleby College-Oakville

Appleby College-Oakville: 540 Lakeshore Rd. W. Oakville, On.

Learning about money is something that has been made fun and exciting at Money Smarts 4 Kids and these upcoming events are sure to be a hit with your child:

Summer Camps 2019:

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Week of July 8-12 and Week of August 12-16

Would you like your kids to understand the value of hard earned money? Money Smarts 4 Kids is an interactive financial literacy summer camp designed to let kids have tons of fun as they learn new habits and develop attitudes towards money that are appropriate for their ages. Games and activities are used to demonstrate important concepts so kids are learning and enjoying a great summer camp at the same time!

Some of the topics that your camper will be involved with are: the many uses of money, what it takes to earn it, how to save it, how to make it grow and the value of sharing. Among other things, campers will learn the difference between wants and needs, how to pay yourself first, save early, save often, put your money to work for you, spend less than you make, only borrow when it’s going to make you money, as well as critical concepts such as ethical choices and giving back to the community. Recreational time, including supervised swimming is also featured in the program.

Here is a glimpse of the syllabus:

  • The importance of starting to save at an early age
  • The many options of where to save your money (From Piggy Banks to GICs)
  • Wants vs. Needs
  • Developing a simple budget
  • What is interest? How to earn it and avoid paying it
  • Debt: Various forms of credit
  • Credit Cards: How they work. Advantages/Disadvantages
  • The importance of a good credit score
  • Savings vs. Investing
  • Some simple forms of investing

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Entrepreneur Camp – 

Week of July 15-19

Have you ever considered starting your own business but aren’t sure where to begin? Or maybe you’re just curious about how a business operates. If so, join us and meet others between the ages of 10 – 15 who also have an entrepreneurial spirit!

This business planning camp is designed to improve business, academic, and life skills through entrepreneurship all taught in a fun engaging manner! Learn how to work in a group and what steps it takes to develop a business. Participants learn from an experienced business professional about topics such as how to structure your business, reach out to your customers, deal with supplies and purchasing, financing, production, and learn the value of sales through marketing.

On the final day of camp, participants present and demonstrate to their fellow campers, instructors and invited family and friends the operation of the businesses that they have researched and developed.

The week also includes recreational pool time, a nutritious lunch daily and participants will also enjoy a wide variety of activities inside the classroom and out.

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