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introducing spark hampton roads youth entrepreneurship bootcamp!

Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads is spending summer at the Beach!  Our Spark Hampton Roads Entrepreneurship Suite now includes the Youth Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, a partnership with Virginia Beach City Public Schools.  The four-day camp sessions will engage rising middle and high school students with hands-on learning and unparalleled opportunities to interface with Hampton Roads' best and brightest business founders and leaders.

Check out a preview in Inside Business: Spark Hampton Roads


JA SPARK TANK: LIGHT SPEED FEATURED IN INSIDE BUSINESS

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JA 2017 business hall of fame featured in Inside business

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JA SPARK TANK: LAUNCH DAY FEATURED ON 13 NEWS NOW!

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JA SPARK TANK: LAUNCH DAY A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS!

FORTY AUTHENTIC STUDENT STARTUPS FROM 13 HAMPTON ROADS HIGH SCHOOLS CONVERGED ON THE VIRGINIA BEACH ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY CENTER ON NOVEMBER 17TH FOR THE AREA'S MARQUEE EVENT IN YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP.  FIND OUT WHICH TEAMS TOOK HOME MORE THAN $1,500 IN JA SPARK FUND GRANTS.  CHECK OUT THE SPARK TANK EVENT PAGE!



JA COMMUNITY HEROES | ALUMNI CHRONICLES & COMMUNITY SIDEKICKS

JA ALUMNI CHRONICLES #1 | DR. TYSON BEALE

SEE OUR ALUMNI CHRONICLE THEIR JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT EXPERIENCES & SHARE YOUR OWN JA STORY

JA ALUMNI CHRONICLES #2 | REGINA HARRIS

HELP OUR ALUMNI SHARE THEIR STORIES &  RAISE $50,000 IN HONOR OF OUR 50th ANNIVERSARY


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nORFOLK JA DAYS REACH NEARLY 5,000 STUDENTS IN ONE WEEK!      More...


Inspiring Student Success

Junior Achievement (JA) empowers young people to own their economic success. Our volunteer-delivered, K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential.



Enhancing Communities in Hampton Roads

Through an innovative partnership between the business community, educators and volunteers, Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads helps over 13,000 young people connect with relevant learning and the importance of staying in school. JA inspires students to develop competitive skills and confidence. Their success bolsters the local workforce and contributes to economic growth.