Tour JA BizTown – WEM

The Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Experiential Learning Lab
By working in one of the 18 JA BizTown shops, students learn what it takes to run a successful business, manage a checking account, and work as a team. Explore the businesses below by clicking on the visit link or take a virtual tour of the learning lab.
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Junior Achievement.
Sponsored by U.S. Bank
The Bank provides each JA BizTown businesss with a loan to capitalize their business for the day and offers personal banking services for JA BizTown citizens. Visit the Bank
The Café offers a clean and fun environment for JA BizTown citizens to eat lunch and have a snack while on break. The Café provides popcorn, juice and coffee. Visit the Café
City Hall
City Hall encourages citizens to exercise their civic responsibility to vote and voice their opinions about key issues. Visit the City Hall
Construction Center
Sponsored by Mortenson Construction
The Construction Center completes multiple projects throughout the day to benefit JA BizTown. Visit the Construction Center
Distribution Center
The Distribution Center supplies each JA BizTown business with their raw materials and provides all postal service needs. Visit the Distribution Center
Energy Center
Sponsored by Xcel Energy
The Energy Center will provide JA BizTown businesses with all their energy needs. Visit the Energy Center
Innovation Center
Sponsored by H.B. Fuller
At the Innovation Center, students will utilize STEM skills to learn about and explore polymers and their uses and create polymer-related products. Visit the Innovation Center
Insurance Company
Sponsored by Federated Insurance
The Insurance Company provides rental space and business insurance to each business. Visit the Insurance Company
Manufacturing Center
Sponsored by Polaris
At the Manufacturing Center, students will explore the manufacturing industry of vehicle design and creation. Visit the Manufacturing Center
News Media Center
The News Media Center produces the daily newspaper for JA BizTown and provides advertisement space. Visit the News Media Center
Radio Station
Sponsored by Hubbard Broadcasting
The Radio Station helps establish a lively mood in JA BizTown by playing music throughout the day and offering advertisements. Visit the Radio Station
Retail & Manufacturing Center
Sponsored by Cambria
The Retail & Manufacturing Center provides businesses with the opportunity to upgrade countertops in their business space. Visit the Retail & Manufacturing Center
Social Investment Center
Sponsored by Otto Bremer Trust
At the Social Investment Center, students will choose a non-profit organization to support for the day. Visit the Social Investment Center
STEM Center
Sponsored by Cargill
At the STEM Center, students will explore how STEM skills are used in the development and sale of a variety of agricultural products. Visit the STEM Center
Tech Center
The Tech Center creates and publishes web pages for JA BizTown businesses and citizens. Visit the Tech Center
Travel Center
Sponsored by Delta Air Lines
At the Travel Center, students can explore the world of travel. Visit the Travel Center
Water Center
Sponsored by Pentair
The Water Center supports the JA BizTown community's clean water needs. Visit the Water Center
Wellness Center
Sponsored by UnitedHealthcare Optum
The Wellness Center provides each citizen with health insurance through their JA BizTown business as an employee benefit. Visit the Wellness Center