JA Canada and JA Central Ontario’s programs are being shared nationwide by Rogers, helping parents to fill the gap caused by summer camp cancellations.
As the school year ends, Rogers Communications has announced it is promoting JA Canada and JA Central Ontario’s online programs as an alternative to in-person summer camps.
“School may officially be out, but learning in fun and interesting ways can continue over the summer months,” said Sevaun Palvetzian, Chief Communications Officer, Rogers Communications. “These free, online programs will help parents who don’t have in-person summer camp programming to depend on this year. These digital educational experiences have the added benefit of teaching skills that will benefit kids now, and throughout their entire lives.”
Junior Achievement Canada’s chapters across the country are offering free digital programs this summer to teach youth from Grade 3-12 about work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.
“These programs not only teach fundamental financial literacy and entrepreneurship concepts, they can serve as a springboard for parents/guardians to talk with their children about the importance of budgeting, saving and debt – concepts that are more important now than ever,” said Karen Gallant,
Vice President, Programs and Charter Services, Junior Achievement Canada. “Over the years, Rogers has impacted the lives of thousands of youth by supporting JA’s Company Program, and we are thankful for their continued support.”
About JA Central Ontario
Through the delivery of hands-on, blended learning in entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work readiness, JA Central Ontario empowers young people to grow their entrepreneurial ideas, hone their work skills, manage their earnings, and secure better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities. Since 1968, schools in Central Ontario have relied on JA to prepare young people for success in an ever-changing global economy.
JA Central Ontario is a member of JA Canada and part of JA Worldwide, the world’s largest not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating young people about business.
About JA Canada
JA Canada is passionately committed to our mission of inspiring students and preparing them to succeed in a global economy.
We are the largest youth business education organization in Canada with a national office and 15 Charters and ADMs (Alternate Delivery Models) serving students from coast to coast. We work in partnership with educators, volunteers and businesses to educate students about financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship.
Rogers is a proud Canadian company dedicated to making more possible for Canadians each and every day. Our founder, Ted Rogers, purchased his first radio station, CHFI, in 1960. We have grown to become a leading technology and media company that strives to provide the very best in wireless, residential, sports, and media to Canadians and Canadian businesses. Our shares are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). If you want to find out more about us, visit about.rogers.com.