Workshops

Looking for a fun, interactive way to engage youth around the topic of money?

We offer a variety of no-cost workshops for students attending school in the Piedmont area to expose them to everything from building credit to investing, from student loan debt to the importance of sticking to a budget. CFSFC provides the materials, volunteers, and staff needed for every workshop.

These same workshops are available to youth providers, church groups, summer camps and other organizations looking to include financial education into their programs. CFSFC comes to your site, provide the materials, volunteers and staff. A donation of $75-$150 per session is requested.

Workshops are offered on a first come, first serve basis with a preference they be scheduled one month in advance with a minimum of ten youth and a maximum of 50 per session.

Contact Betty Ann Falkner for more information  Email Us!  or to request a workshop today fill out the Youth Workshop Request Form

Available Workshops:

Adult for A Day helps your students explore the importance of making smart financial choices in managing a budget while learning how credit scores affect their expenses in an interactive simulation experience. Average duration 1.5 hours; grades 3-12 (elementary level does not include credit score).

The FETCH Game ® uses an interactive board game to teach youth how to manage money so they can purchase needed items for their pet dog and save enough money to pay for unexpected expenses. Average duration 1.5 hours; grades 3-5.

Money Habitudes ® for Teens card game gets students to talk about money in a fun, non-threatening way. Teens will understand how habits, attitudes and values affect financial decisions. Average duration 1 hour; grades 9-12.

Going to College-Counting the Cost is designed to assist middle and high school students in finding out the true cost of college and what they can do now to reduce their reliance on student loans. Average duration 1.5 hours; grades 6-12.

Starting from Zero is the fun, easy way to teach about the world of credit. The hands-on curriculum uses an interactive presentation and board game to cover credit reports, credit scores, credit cards, and the dangers of abusing credit. Students will leave this workshop with an abundance of knowledge and tools to help build and maintain good credit. Average duration 1.5 hours; grades 9-12.

Help us continue to offer these valuable workshops at no cost to schools throughout the Piedmont by donating supplies, money, or your time through volunteering!