Junior Achievement program helps boys make positive choices

JA Boy$ Dupont July 18

JA Boy$ participants play “Be a Success” board game at DuPont Middle School summer camp. Photo: Bob.Mack@jacksonville.com

JA Boy$ volunteers teach decision making and personal finance, but they are so much more – JA Boy$ volunteers act as classroom mentors to the groups of boys they teach.

Recently, a JA Boy$ session was held at DuPont Middle School’s Team UP summer camp, hosted by The Bridge of Northeast Florida.

A group of boys played Junior Achievement‘s “Be a Success Board Game” that interactively teaches the ups and downs of making decisions about life.

Read more from The Florida Times Union…

JA Boy$ serves as a bridge between JA’s real-world programs and all-male classroom environment. For more info on this program and how to get involved, click here.

The Junior Achievement Grand Prix benefits JA Boy$ and takes place July 28 at Autobahn Indoor Speedway. Racers must raise a minimum $250 via peer-to-peer fundraising to secure their karts in the race. JA Grand Prix information and registration.

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Original link to story: http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2016-07-18/story/junior-achievement-program-helps-boys-make-positive-choices-follow

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