Tour JA BizTown – MacMillan

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.

Updated job and business information will be available in early September.
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Junior Achievement.
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
SHOP NAME: Retail & Manufacturing Center
The Retail & Manufacturing Center provides businesses with the opportunity to upgrade countertops in their business space. Visit the Cambria
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 Cargill
City Hall
SHOP NAME: City Hall
City Hall encourages citizens to exercise their civic responsibility to vote and voice their opinions about key issues. Visit the City Hall
Delta Air Lines
SHOP NAME: Travel Center
At the Travel Center, students can explore the world of travel. Visit the Delta Air Lines
Distribution Center
SHOP NAME: Distribution Center
The Distribution Center supplies each JA BizTown business with their raw materials and provides all postal service needs. Visit the Distribution Center
Federated Insurance
SHOP NAME: Insurance Company
The Insurance Company provides rental space and business insurance to each business. Visit the Federated Insurance
H.B. Fuller
SHOP NAME: Innovation Center
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 H.B. Fuller
Hubbard Broadcasting
SHOP NAME: Radio Station
The Radio Station helps establish a lively mood in JA BizTown by playing music throughout the day and offering advertisements. Visit the Hubbard Broadcasting
SHOP NAME: Construction Center
The Construction Center completes multiple projects throughout the day to benefit JA BizTown. Visit the Mortenson
News Media Center
SHOP NAME: News Media Center
The News Media Center produces the daily newspaper for JA BizTown and provides advertisement space. Visit the News Media Center
Otto Bremer Trust
SHOP NAME: Social Investment Center
At the Social Investment Center, students will choose a non-profit organization to support for the day. Visit the Otto Bremer Trust
SHOP NAME: Water Center
The Water Center supports the JA BizTown community's clean water needs. Visit the Pentair
SHOP NAME: Manufacturing Center
At the Manufacturing Center, students will explore the manufacturing industry of vehicle design and creation. Visit the Polaris
Tech Center
SHOP NAME: Tech Center
The Tech Center creates and publishes web pages for JA BizTown businesses and citizens. Visit the Tech Center
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 U.S. Bank
UnitedHealthcare Optum
SHOP NAME: Wellness Center
The Wellness Center provides each citizen with health insurance through their JA BizTown business as an employee benefit. Visit the UnitedHealthcare Optum
Xcel Energy
SHOP NAME: Energy Center
The Energy Center will provide JA BizTown businesses with all their energy needs. Visit the Xcel Energy