SPARK Business Academy 

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

Money Matters 
June 14–18 
9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.  
Rising kindergarten through rising 2nd graders
Arrival/dismissal zone: Red
$260 

What to bring: Snack, water bottle, face mask, sunscreen

Earn, save, spend, donate! Let's learn about money! This innovative 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.


My First Lemonade Stand 
August 2–6 
9 a.m.–12 p.m. 
Rising kindergarten through rising 2nd graders
Arrival/dismissal zone: Red

$260 

What to bring: Snack, water bottle, face mask, sunscreen

Let’s sell lemonade! This week, campers will learn the fundamentals of buying and selling through the authentic experience of creating a lemonade stand. Campers will 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. Campers will work in teams to launch their lemonade stand on Friday to raise money for a charity they select!


Sports Management 
August 2–6 
9 a.m.–12 p.m.  
Rising 3rd through rising 5th graders
Arrival/dismissal zone: Red

$260 

What to bring: Snack, water bottle, face mask, sunscreen

For the future team General Manager, sports team owner or ESPN analyst, this unique 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!


Bulls & Bears 
June 14–18 
9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 
Rising 6th through rising 8th graders
Arrival/dismissal zone: Red

$260

What to bring: Snack, water bottle, face mask, sunscreen

Learn how you can start investing at a young age in this empowering program! 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 
June 14–18 
9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.  
Rising 3rd through rising 5th graders
Arrival/dismissal zone: Red

$260

What to bring: Snack, water bottle, face mask, sunscreen

If you love Shark Tank, this empowering camp is for you! Join other intrepid campers and develop a business plan for your own business idea. You will learn to take risks and persevere while making business-like decisions about strategy, marketing and finance. Campers build confidence "learning by doing" throughout the week and make their pitch presentations on the last day of camp!


Junior CEOs 
August 2–6 
9 a.m.–12 p.m.  
Rising 6th through rising 8th graders

Arrival/dismissal zone: Red
$260

What to bring: Snack, water bottle, face mask, sunscreen

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! 

Chuchi Arevalo, CFA, CFE, founded SPARK Business Academy in 2014, after working in finance for 20 years, to empower young students, from kindergarten through high school, with essential financial literacy skills and an entrepreneurial mindset. SPARK partners with many of the top schools in the US and its programs have been featured in Business Week, Bloomberg TV and international newspapers.