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JA of Wisconsin Events

At JA of Wisconsin, 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!

June 2024

Mon
17

JA BizTown Summer Camp - June Session: Northeast Region

When: Monday, June 17, 2024 - Friday, June 21, 2024
Where: JA Community First Career Exploration and Financial Literacy Center | 11 Tri-Park Way | Appleton, WI 54914
Time: 9:00 AM CT

At our JA BizTown Summer Camp, campers will jumpstart their journey into adulthood through daily lessons, hands-on activities, and team-building games.

July 2024

Mon
15

JA BizTown Summer Camp - July Session: Northeast Region

When: Monday, July 15, 2024 - Friday, July 19, 2024
Where: JA Community First Career Exploration and Financial Literacy Center | 11 Tri-Park Way | Appleton, WI 54914
Time: 9:00 AM CT

At our JA BizTown Summer Camp, campers will jumpstart their journey into adulthood through daily lessons, hands-on activities, and team-building games.

Mon
22

JA Transportation and STEM Camp

When: Monday, July 22, 2024 - Friday, July 26, 2024
Where: CVTC Transportation Education Center | 3810 Campus Road | Eau Claire, WI
Time: 9:00 AM CT

This camp is a great experience for students in grades 9-12 who want to learn about career opportunities in Transportation and STEM. Students will start the week off with JA lessons on job shadowing and how to buy a car, and then they'll tour the CVTC program facilities. They will also tour Markquart Motors and explore potential career opportunities at the dealership. To finish off the week, students will be hands-on at CVTC and parents are invited to a luncheon to debrief on what students learned during the week.

November 2024

Thu
21

JA Stock Market Challenge: Northeast Region

When: Thursday, November 21, 2024
Where: University of Wisconsin - Green Bay | 2420 Nicolet Drive | Green Bay, WI
Time: 8:00 AM CT

JA Stock Market Challenge is a high-energy learning event designed to simulate a real life trading floor where students take what they learned through the JA Take Stock in your Future curriculum and apply it to the real world. Student teams work together, leverage each other’s strengths, and use critical thinking skills while analyzing news articles and data during a high stakes and fierce competition for prizes.

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June 2024

Thu
6

JA Annual Golf Outing: Northwest Area

When: Thursday, June 06, 2024
Where: Wild Ridge Golf Course | 3905 Kane Road | Eau Claire, WI
Time: 10:30 AM CT

JA of Wisconsin - Northwest Area's largest fundraising event ensuring JA programs are delivered to area students throughout northwestern Wisconsin.

May 2024

Thu
30

JA Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame

When: Thursday, May 30, 2024
Where: The Pfister Hotel
Time: 5:15 PM CT

Established in 1990, the Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony serves to recognize and honor the professional and civic accomplishments of individuals. These leaders also serve as role models for our state’s young people.

Laureate nominations are accepted throughout the year and reviewed annually. Proceeds from the Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony allow Junior Achievement to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

Thu
23

JA Trivia Challenge: Winnebago Area

When: Thursday, May 23, 2024
Where: Poplar Hall | 141 Riverheath Way | Appleton, WI 54915
Time: 4:00 PM CT

The JA Trivia Challenge is an in person event to support our students through Junior Achievement programs.

Wed
15

Where: Virtual
Time: 10:00 AM CT

Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, a health network partnership supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education, has sponsored May's Career Speaker Series.

Thu
9

JA Champions of Business: Northcentral Area

When: Thursday, May 09, 2024
Where: Jefferson Street Inn | 201 Jefferson St | Wausau, WI
Time: 5:00 PM CT

Join us in celebrating the many successful business leaders who helped make Northcentral Wisconsin and the Wausau area economy grow. Learn about how these leaders conducted business and impacted our community. It's inspiring and enlightening!

Thu
2

JA Titan Business Challenge: Statewide

When: Thursday, May 02, 2024
Where: Acuity Insurance | 2800 S Taylor Dr | Sheboygan, WI
Time: 8:00 AM CT

The JA Titan Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament for high school students.

Thu
2

JA Leadership Speaker Breakfast: Coulee Area

When: Thursday, May 02, 2024
Where: University of Wisconsin - La Crosse | 521 E. Avenue North | La Crosse, WI 54601
Time: 7:30 AM CT

Unleash Your Potential with Eddie LeMoine: “Bring About What You Think About”

April 2024

Fri
26

JA Cheers for Achievement: Sheboygan Area

When: Friday, April 26, 2024
Where: Town of Sheboygan Community Center | 4020 Technology Parkway | Sheboygan WI
Time: 5:00 PM CT

Please join us for JA Cheers for Achievement, JA of Wisconsin's annual fundraiser in the Sheboygan Area. This evening of fun includes craft beer, wine and spirit tastings, as well as culinary samples from local vendors. There will be a silent auction, bucket raffles and other fun games, with live music from Ryan McIntyre!

Wed
17

JA Career Speaker Series Live Panel Event: Banking

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Where: Virtual
Time: 10:00 AM CT

Landmark Credit Union, Wisconsin’s largest credit union, has sponsored April's Career Speaker Series.

Tue
16

Where: Gateway Technical College - iMet Auditorium | 1001 S Main St | Racine, WI
Time: 8:00 AM CT

The JA Titan Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament for high school students.

Thu
11

Where: Landmark Credit Union | 555 S Executive Drive | Brookfield, WI
Time: 8:00 AM CT

The JA Titan Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament for high school students.

Wed
10

JA Inspire Online Auction: South Central Region

When: Wednesday, April 10, 2024 - Sunday, April 14, 2024
Where: Virtual
Time: 12:00 AM CT

When you participate in the JA Inspire Auction or make a direct financial gift - of any amount - you are providing the necessary resources for Junior Achievement to partner with local schools and youth community organizations -- teaching youth money management, work-readiness, and entrepreneurship skills!

Sat
6

Money Counts Day

When: Saturday, April 06, 2024
Where: Above & Beyond Children's Museum | 902 N 8th St #4005 | Sheboygan, WI 53081
Time: 10:00 AM CT

A Financial Literacy Event at Above & Beyond Children's Museum In partnership with Consumer Credit Counseling Service and Junior Achievement

March 2024

Thu
21

JA Titan Business Challenge: Coulee Area

When: Thursday, March 21, 2024
Where: Lunda Center - Western Technical College | 319 7th St N | La Crosse, WI
Time: 8:30 AM CT

The JA Titan Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament for high school students.

Wed
20

Where: Virtual
Time: 10:00 AM CT

US Bank, provider of retail, business, wealth management, payment, commercial and corporate, and investment services, has sponsored March's Career Speaker Series.

Thu
14

JA Titan Business Challenge: Sheboygan Area

When: Thursday, March 14, 2024
Where: Acuity Insurance | 2800 S Taylor Dr | Sheboygan, WI
Time: 8:00 AM CT

The JA Titan Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament for high school students.

Wed
13

JA Titan Business Challenge: South Central Region

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Where: Virtual
Time: 8:30 AM CT

The JA Titan Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament for high school students.

Thu
7

JA Titan Business Challenge: Winnebago Area

When: Thursday, March 07, 2024
Where: UW-Oshkosh | 800 Algoma Blvd | Oshkosh, WI
Time: 8:00 AM CT

The JA Titan Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament for high school students.

Wed
6

JA Young Entrepreneur Competition: Statewide

When: Wednesday, March 06, 2024 - Thursday, March 07, 2024
Where: Virtual Event
Time: 3:30 PM CT

Tune in as four young student entrepreneurs from across the state of Wisconsin compete in front of a panel of celebrity judges pitching their business endeavors to win a $10,000 scholarship grand prize.

Wed
6

Where: NWTC | 2740 W Mason St | Green Bay, WI
Time: 8:00 AM CT

The JA Titan Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament for high school students.

February 2024

Wed
28

JA Titan MENTOR Business Challenge: Sheboygan Area

When: Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Where: Johnsonville Sausage Global Headquarters - Star Gallery
Time: 5:00 PM CT

The JA Titan Mentor Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament for mentors

Tue
27

JA Titan Business Challenge: Northwest Area

When: Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Where: UWEC - Ojibwa Room | Davies Center -3rd Floor | 77 Roosevelt Avenue | Eau Claire, WI
Time: 8:00 AM CT

The JA Titan Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament for high school students.

Thu
22

JA Executive Business Challenge: Coulee Area

When: Thursday, February 22, 2024
Where: The Waterfront - Cargill Room | 328 Front St. South | La Crosse, WI
Time: 5:00 PM CT

JA's annual Executive Business Challenge is a fundraising event to support JA classroom throughout the Coulee Region.

Thu
22

JA Titan Business Challenge: Metro Milwaukee Area

When: Thursday, February 22, 2024
Where: Foley & Lardner LLP | 777 E Wisconsin Avenue | Milwaukee, WI
Time: 8:00 AM CT

The JA Titan Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament for high school students.

Wed
21

Where: Virtual
Time: 10:00 AM CT

Good Karma Brands, a media and marketing company, has sponsored February's Career Speaker Series.

January 2024

Mon
22

Where: JA Community First Career Exploration and Financial Literacy Center | 11 Tri-Park Way | Appleton, WI
Time: 6:30 PM CT

Tune in as four young student entrepreneurs from across the Northeast Region of Wisconsin compete in front of a panel of celebrity judges pitching their business endeavors to win a $2,500 cash prize.

Thu
18

JA Executive Business Challenge: Northcentral Area

When: Thursday, January 18, 2024
Where: The Great Hall at The Grand Theater | 401 N 4th St | Wausau, WI
Time: 5:00 PM CT

Junior Achievement's Executive Business Challenge is a hands-on computer simulated business strategy tournament where community business leaders team up to compete in a business scenario where you run a business and sell a product. Each team has developed a product and now they are the CEO of the business.

Thu
18

Where: Virtual
Time: 10:00 AM CT

The Global Business Travel Association, the world’s premier business travel and meetings trade organization, has sponsored January's Career Speaker Series.

December 2023

Wed
20

JA Career Speaker Series Live Panel Event: Marketing

When: Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Where: Virtual
Time: 10:00 AM CT

Boelter Lincoln has sponsored December's Career Speaker Series.

Wed
13

JA Stock Market Challenge: Sheboygan Area

When: Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Where: UW-Green Bay - Sheboygan Campus | 1 University Drive, Sheboygan, WI
Time: 9:00 AM CT

JA Stock Market Challenge is a live simulation where students take what they learned in the classroom, through the JA Take Stock in your Future curriculum, and apply it to the real world. JA Areas facilitate fast-paced competitions based on a fictional marketplace.

Sat
2

JA Holiday Auction

When: Saturday, December 02, 2023
Where: We Energies Public Service Building | 231 W. Michigan Street | Milwaukee, WI | 53203
Time: 6:00 PM CT

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin Holiday Auction, hosted by We Energies Foundation

November 2023

Thu
16

JA Titan Business Challenge: Northcentral Area

When: Thursday, November 16, 2023
Where: Northcentral Technical College | 1000 W. Campus Dr. | Wausau, WI
Time: 7:30 AM CT

The JA Titan Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament for high school students.

Wed
15

JA Hero's Gala: Northwest Area

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Where: The Florian Gardens | 2340 Lorch Avenue | Eau Claire, WI
Time: 5:00 PM CT

Junior Achievement staff and board members celebrate heroes throughout northwestern Wisconsin.

Wed
15

JA Career Speaker Series Live Panel Event: STEM

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Where: Virtual
Time: 10:00 AM CT

First Wisconsin, a robotics non-profit, has sponsored November's Career Speaker Series. For our STEM panel, watch as three people from First Wisconsin talk about their career journeys that led them to their current careers.

Fri
10

JA Innovation Day: Northeast Region

When: Friday, November 10, 2023
Where: The Grove Innovation Center | 3101 Packerland Drive | Green Bay, WI
Time: 7:45 AM CT

Be Innovative and Get Ahead of the Game!

October 2023

Thu
19

JA Tailgate Trivia Challenge: Green Bay Area

When: Thursday, October 19, 2023
Where: Rockwood Terrace - Located inside Ariens Hill Building in Titletown District | 1065 Lombardi Ave | Green Bay, WI
Time: 4:30 PM CT

This fundraising event supports our students through Junior Achievement programs.

Wed
18

Where: Virtual
Time: 10:00 AM CT

Johnsonville, a food processing company, with headquarters in Sheboygan, Wisconsin has sponsored October's Career Speaker Series. For our Food Science Panel, watch as three people from the Johnsonville company talk about their career journeys that led them to their current careers.

Sun
1

JA Community Scavenger Hunt: South Central Region

When: Sunday, October 01, 2023 - Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Where: South Central Wisconsin | Your Local Community
Time: 12:00 AM CT

A fun and action-oriented scavenger hunt that takes you to hidden gems, fascinating spots, and diverse people in your community.

September 2023

Wed
20

Where: Virtual
Time: 10:00 AM CT

MGIC, a private mortgage provider in the United States has sponsored September's Career Speaker Series. For Hispanic Heritage Month, we will talk to 3 women from MGIC about their career journeys that led them to their current careers.

July 2023

Mon
10

JA Technical Scholars Camp: Metro Milwaukee

When: Monday, July 10, 2023 - Thursday, July 13, 2023
Where: Milwaukee Area Technical College Downtown Campus | 700 West State Street | Milwaukee, WI 53233
Time: 8:00 AM CT

At our JA Technical Scholars Camp, campers will start their journey towards adulthood with a college campus tour, hands on activities, VR programming and a career fair.

June 2023

Mon
19

JA Culinary Entrepreneur Summer Camp: Northwest Area

When: Monday, June 19, 2023 - Thursday, June 22, 2023
Where: South Middle School
Time: 1:00 PM CT

Find out what it takes to be a culinary entrepreneur!

May 2023

Mon
22

JA Taste of Shawano: Wolf River Area

When: Monday, May 22, 2023
Where: Shawano Area Community High School Commons | 220 County Rd B | Shawano, WI 54166
Time: 5:30 PM CT

Join us for a taste of Shawano culture. Showcasing culinary creations from local restauranteurs, this event will be entertainment for the whole family!

Tue
9

JA Technical Careers Challenge

When: Tuesday, May 09, 2023
Where: Western Technical College - LaCrosse Campus
Time: 8:30 AM CT

Junior Achievement in collaboration with Western Technical College invite 8th grade students to enjoy a day of hands-on career learning opportunities!!!

May 2022

Mon
16

JA Economic Leadership Event

When: Monday, May 16, 2022
Where: Holiday Inn South
Time: 7:30 AM CT

We are pleased that 2019 Superintendent of the Year Joe Sanfelippo from Fall Creek School District will be the guest speaker.

March 2022

Tue
1

JA Inspiring Tomorrows Today Auction: Southcentral Region

When: Tuesday, March 01, 2022 - Tuesday, March 08, 2022
Where: Virtual
Time: 12:00 AM CT

When you participate in the Inspiring Tomorrows TODAY auction or make a direct financial gift - of any amount - you are providing the necessary resources for Junior Achievement to partner with local schools and youth community organizations -- teaching youth money management, work-readiness, and entrepreneurship skills!

October 2021

Wed
13

JA Innovation Day 2021 - Northeast Region

When: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Where: SCHNEIDER NATIONAL
Time: 7:45 AM CT

For high school students who are interested in a career in business, technology or logistics.

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