Our Programs

Click on the following links to learn more about our courses and resources for students, parents, teachers and mentors.

SAVE, the Social Alliance for a Vibrant Economy, will be offering a series of three Kids Biz Club this fall. These 6 week long courses will meet two hours per week and are geared to students, age ten to sixteen.

If you have a student who would like to learn about how they fit into the community, develop fundamental skills needed to start a small business and to build a basic business web page; this is a great opportunity for them to do just that. The goal of Kids Biz Club is to inspire students to start their own small business and teach them how to plan a business and build their own business website. The courses include a 100-page course notebook and USB Drive to store your project.

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No experience required. No equipment is needed.

Bring your own laptop or SAVE will supply a laptop for students who need it. Parents of students are encouraged to attend the classes and learn along with their student and assist the instructor and students.

The three 6-week course options are:

  • Tuesday Evenings, 6 to 8 pm, from October 1 to November 5, 2019

  • Saturday afternoons, 3 to 5 pm, from October 5 to November 9, 2019

  • Sunday afternoons, 3 to 5 pm, from October 6 to November 10, 2019

The course will be held at Asset Advisers in Ferndale, WA.

The course price is $199 per student.

Space is limited so sign up soon!

For more information, visit our websites: kidsbizclub.org and savenw.org

     Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or call (360)386-1000 ext. 103

 

To sign up for this course, simply pay for the course as a donation to SAVENW.org by filling out the donation form below (check the button marked $199). After making your donation, click on the link below to fill out the course registration form.

Fill out the fields on the Registration form and then click the SIGN UP button. We will send you a confirmation email within about 24 hours.

 

One of our primary missions is to help train teachers and parents how to act as mentors for the next generation. We are therefore looking for parents, teachers and community members interested in mentoring the next generation of innovators. No experience necessary. We will provide you with all the training you need.

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The benefits of becoming a mentor is that you will not only be helping the next generation but you will also have a chance to learn about the latest ideas in starting a new business and building a business website. After all, the best way to really learn something is to try to explain it to someone else!

If you are interested in becoming a mentor, send us an email with your contact information to info (at) savenw (dot) org. We promise you will have a great time and learn a lot. We look forward to hearing from you!

Our second course on Business and Technology will be available to graduates of our first course. It will also be through the Boys and Girls Club of Whatcom County.

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During this follow up course, students will learn more about how to start their own business and they will get the chance to build a multi-page business website. To learn more about this course, click on the following link:

https://kidsbizclub.org/

Our first course will be offered shortly through the Boys and Girls Clubs of Whatcom County.

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During this course, students will learn how to write their own business plan and build their own business website. To learn more about this course, click on the following link:

https://kidsbizclub.org/

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