501 Consumer Circle, JA BizTown, MN 55111
201 General Mills Street, JA BizTown, MN 55111
401 Graco Avenue, JA BizTown, MN 55111
402 Graco Avenue, JA BizTown, MN 55111
205 General Mills Street, JA BizTown, MN 55111
204 General Mills Street, JA BizTown, MN 55111
301 Schilling Way, JA BizTown, MN 55111
203 General Mills Street, JA BizTown, MN 55111
104 Best Buy Boulevard, JA BizTown, MN 55111
103 Best Buy Boulevard, JA BizTown, MN 55111
200 JA BizTown Square, JA BizTown, MN 55111
202 General Mills Street, JA BizTown, MN 55111
101 Best Buy Boulevard, JA BizTown, MN 55111
206 General Mills Street, JA BizTown, MN 55111
102 Best Buy Boulevard, JA BizTown, MN 55111
Paying off our loan and still having money to donate.”
The work and how realistic it was.”
I loved every part of it!”
Process business loans and business deposits for all businesses. Manages checking deposits for each student twice daily, savings deposits for each student once daily, and receipt of cash back.
Visit the Bank
Creates business and personal web pages, prepares business forms, conducts market research and data analysis, and utilizes technology and business supplies (post-it notes, pens, briefcases, etc.) to create retail items for individual consumers.
Visit the Business Center
Serves as location where citizens, teachers and volunteers eat lunch and enjoy a mid day snack. The Cafe serves cold drinks and popcorn.
Visit the Cafe
Provides leadership and example of good citizenship to JA BizTown community. Oversees voting, town meetings, tax collection, monitors environmental safety and recycling, conducts a clean water project, and executes legal forms and casework.
Visit City Hall
Plans and completes quality building projects for business customers and for the improvement of JA BizTown. Projects include: building a park bench, and taking measurements for new doors and blinds for the JA BizTown businesses, designing a model of a new building in JA BizTown, and exploring alternative energy and building a wind farm.
Visit the Construction Center
Creates science-related products which can be sold to JA BizTown citizens. Products include lava lamps, sound sandwiches, slime, and gliders. The staff can teach the science and technology behind their products to their customers. The Discovery Center also conducts various experiments and records their findings. A meteorologist explores the weather and shares their report with JA BizTown citizens.
Visit the Discovery Center
Sells pre-made grocery and household items to individual consumers. Examples of the items sold in the Grocery Store include: pudding cups, granola bars, crackers and cheese, pretzels, fruit snacks, and chips. The Nutrition Specialist will assist the consumers in making good health choices, and conducting a nutritional research project.
Visit the Grocery Store
Manufactures and sells products representing different cultures and countries to individual consumers. Some of these products include: mardi gras masks, boomerangs, ceramic tiles, Chinese fans, and worry dolls and seasonal holiday items.
Visit the International Shop
Exploring and utilizing different production and manufacturing methods, including a 3-D printer, to create fun and interesting products to sell. Students will explore the role of technology in manufacturing and will create buttons, photo frames, and other fun products.
Visit the Manufacturing Center
Publishes a daily newspaper which includes the latest news, weather information, business advertisements, editorials, student photos. It is the place to find out all that’s happening at JA BizTown.
Visit the Newspaper
Students will select a non-profit to support – Good Karma Dog Rescue, Simon Says Give, Feed My Starving Children, or Junior Achievement’s Let’s Build campaign. Students will solicit donations from the business and individuals of JA BizTown, write grant proposals, as well as prepare a project to support the charity of choice.
Visit the Philanthropy Center
Completes property appraisals for each business, collects rent payments, processes insurance claims, and provides utility service to all businesses.
Visit the Property Management Company
Serves as the distribution center for supplies and retails items for businesses, sells candy grams, and delivers business mail and packages throughout JA BizTown.
Visit the Supply and Delivery Center
Coordinates and sells health insurance, provides wellness screenings to citizens. Conducts medical research and provides retail wellness items such as backpacks, toothbrushes, and tissues. Employees also educate JA BizTown citizens by creating posters, flyer’s, and public service announcements to promote healthy living choices.
Visit the Wellness Center