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 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.

Contact our Youth Program Educator at ypeducator@cfsfc.org for more information or request a workshop today by filling out the Youth Workshop Request Form. We prefer workshops to be scheduled one month in advance with a minimum group size of ten students.

Students from North Forsyth High School participate in the “Adult for a Day” workshop.

Students from North Forsyth High School participate in the “Adult for a Day” workshop.

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.

Banking Basics Fieldtrip offers your students the chance to experience firsthand what happens behind the scenes at a credit union and learn how it differs from a bank, learn the difference between credit and debit cards, and the chance to potentially open up a new account. Average duration 1.5 hours; grades 6-12.

Make a Million—Basics of Investing introduces students to the concept of making their money work for them. Discussing everything from a basic savings account to investing in stocks, this workshop will equip students with the knowledge needed to make a million! Average duration 1.5 hours; grades 10-12, and college.

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!