Our goal is to make the Western Slope of Colorado the most financially literate region in the country. We hope that every young person in the communities we serve enters adulthood financially literate, with applicable work experience through our career development programs.
Personal Financial Literacy
It is never too soon to start making healthy financial decisions. With a goal to make the Western Slope of Colorado the most financially literate region in the nation, we continue to grow our three-part personal financial literacy programming.
An experiential learning program that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their own business – a lemonade stand. The model ensures that all children, grades K-12, can sign-up and receive materials absolutely free of charge.
my career. my life.
In 2014, Youthentity launched this internship program for middle schoolers that matches their personalities to real-world learning experiences. Each students participates in a mini career internship to give them taste of a career they are interested in.
RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT & CULINARY ARTS
For students interested in a career in the Restaurant & Hospitality Industry, we offer programs in baking & pastry arts, culinary arts and business entrepreneurship. With two different programs we offer youth a great addition to their high school education!
Engineering & Construction Company
Students learn about the various career paths into this industry while gaining hands-on construction and project management experience. Through local partnerships high school students receive training from industry professionals
Students aspiring to be architects, engineers or community planners will enjoy our design program where students will dive into the architecture industry. This is a great program for students who like to exercise their creativity.