If you’re staying in town for Spring Break, Virginia Credit Union has a way to get your kids off the couch and help them learn financial skills that will serve them for a lifetime. The credit union will offer a Teen Money Camp April 9th through 13th at the Twin Hickory Library.
The camp is free and is designed to help middle and high school students make the most of their money. It will meet from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The program included daily hands-on activities, computer research time and interaction with other teens, led by Virginia Credit Union’s financial education staff. The week’s schedule is as follows:
Monday: Making the Most of Your Money (Budgeting and Credit)
Tuesday: Careers Central (Careers and Taxes)
Wednesday: What a Ride! (Car Buying)
Thursday: Home Sweet Home (Renting vs. Buying a Home)
Friday: What’s Your Story? (Savings and Inheritance)
To register for the camp, you can visit the Virginia Credit Union website or call (804) 323-6800. Participants must commit to attending the entire week and registration is limited.
The program is one of a series of free seminars and educational resources that Virginia Credit Union will offer during April, which is recognized nationally as financial literacy month.
The Twin Hickory Library is located at 5001 Twin Hickory Road in the Twin Hickory neighborhood.