SPARK Business Academy

 

One-week sessions
Options available for rising Kindergarten through rising 8th graders

*These camps will take place online*

Money Matters
June 15–19, July 13–17
9–10:45 a.m.
Boys and girls, rising kindergarten through rising 2nd graders
$120

What to bring: Computer, webcam and microphone capability, WiFi access

Earn, save, spend, donate! Let's learn about money! This innovative online camp provides a solid foundation on financial literacy for kids. Games and hands-on activities help campers internalize key concepts (like money, budgeting, and saving) in a fun and supportive environment that fosters teamwork. This unique experience empowers campers with the mindset to start making sound financial decisions and develop into responsible global citizens.

Note: this program is structured as two 45-minute modules with a 15-minute break in between.


Young Diplomats
July 6–10, July 27–31
9–10:45 a.m.
Boys and girls, rising kindergarten through rising 2nd graders
$120

What to bring: Computer, webcam and microphone capability, WiFi access

This fun online camp helps students develop a global mindset and build international awareness early in life, an important skill in today's increasingly interconnected world. Students explore cultural differences across countries (including food, clothes, traditions and languages), world currencies, geography games, famous landmarks, current global events, diplomacy and more.

Note: this program is structured as two 45-minute modules with a 15-minute break in between.


Bulls & Bears
June 15–19
1–4 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 3rd through rising 5th graders
$240

July 6–10
1–4 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 6th through rising 8th graders
$240

What to bring: Computer, webcam and microphone capability, WiFi access

Learn how you can start investing at a young age in this live and fully interactive online program with SPARK, the financial literacy partner of many of the top schools in the US! Pick your own $100,000 stock portfolio and trade stocks like Apple, Nike or Amazon with a cool investing simulation tool. This innovative experience empowers campers with the tools and mindset to face future investment decisions with confidence and buy low, sell high! A solid foundation for successful future investors!


Budding Entrepreneurs
July 20–24
1–4 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 3rd through rising 5th graders
$240

June 15–19
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 6th through rising 8th graders
$240

What to bring: Computer, webcam and microphone capability, WiFi access

If you like “Shark Tank,” this interactive online camp is for you! Join other intrepid campers and learn what it takes to launch your own business. Campers build self-confidence while developing business skills in strategy, marketing and finance. They select a business idea, learn to develop a business plan and make a pitch presentation on the last day. Campers even create a real website and design their own business cards!


My First Lemonade Stand
June 22–26, July 20–24
9–10:45 a.m.
Boys and girls, rising kindergarten through rising 2nd graders
$120

What to bring: Computer, webcam and microphone capability, WiFi access

Let’s make lemonade! Campers learn the fundamentals of buying and selling through the experience of a lemonade stand. Campers learn about marketing, finance and strategy in a supportive and team-oriented environment. From designing marketing flyers to estimating profits to experimenting with recipes, campers will have fun while engaging in enriching, multi-disciplinary activities with a lasting developmental impact.

Note: this program is structured as two 45-minute modules with a 15-minute break in between.


Sports Management
June 22–26
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 3rd through rising 5th graders
$240

July 13–17
1–4 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 6th through rising 8th graders
$240

What to bring: Computer, webcam and microphone capability, WiFi access

For the future team General Manager, sports team owner or ESPN analyst, this unique online program will “show you the money” in sports! Campers will analyze different sports topics, such as the main pro sports leagues, endorsements, college sports, player contracts, the Super Bowl, e-sports and more through dynamic activities. Join us for an inside look at the world of sports management!


Junior CEOs
July 13–17
1–4 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 3rd through rising 5th graders
$240

June 22–26
1–4 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 6th through rising 8th graders
$240

What to bring: Computer, webcam and microphone capability, WiFi access

How cool would it be for you to be the boss of Apple or Amazon for a day? In this unique online leadership camp, you can! Campers act as CEOs for leading companies and work in groups to make strategic recommendations to address real business issues at popular companies like Apple, Amazon, Coke and Under Armour. Campers enhance their problem-solving skills, develop business savvy and cultivate a strategic mindset as future leaders!


Future Millionaires
July 6–10
1–4 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 3rd through rising 5th graders
$240

July 27–31
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 6th through rising 8th graders
$240

What to bring: Computer, webcam and microphone capability, WiFi access

Praised in leading business publications as pioneering, this unique online program features day-long deep-dives into 5 related topics: personal finance, investments, entrepreneurship, leadership and innovation. This virtual experience includes simulations, small-group collaboration and hands-on activities to empower campers with essential 21st century skills and the mindset to make sound financial decisions and develop business savvy.


Aspiring Fashionistas
July 27–31
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 3rd through rising 5th graders
$240

July 20–24
1–4 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 6th through rising 8th graders
$240

What to bring: Computer, webcam and microphone capability, WiFi access

In this “glam” online program for boys and girls, campers gain knowledge of the fashion industry and develop skills in fashion design, fashion marketing, fashion journalism and branding. Campers explore popular brands, analyze industry trends (e.g., athleisure), design various articles of clothing, define their own brand, outline a layout for their favorite store, explore careers in fashion and more!


Company bio: J. Chuchi Arevalo, CFA, CFE founded SPARK business academy, after working in finance for 20 years, to pursue his passion of promoting financial literacy and entrepreneurship among young students from kindergarten through high school. SPARK’s mission is to empower students with essential 21st-century skills, the tools and mindset to make educated financial decisions, and the opportunity to develop into responsible global citizens. Visit sparkbusinessacademy.com for more information.

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Register for a morning AND afternoon camp/class and Halftime is included for free.

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Landon Summer at Landon School inspires boys and girls to build their confidence and explore their passions in a vibrant, nurturing camp environment that emphasizes community, discovery, independence, and fun.
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Bethesda, MD 20817
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Established in 1935, Landon Summer at Landon School offers traditional day camps and specialized programs for boys and girls, ages 3 1/2 - 17.

 

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