JA-Amp is a week-long day camp, for students ages 12-19 hosted in partnership with the MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning out of their location in Dartmouth, NS. 

This dynamic summer camp highlights creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship, and the arts. JA-amp will be offered to 30 students during the week of August 21-25, 2017 and will be provided to participants completely free of charge with support from the business community. 

Students will participate in JA Nova Scotia’s array of programs and arts-based programming provided by MCCL, while enjoying all of the summer camp staples including field trips and swimming. 

In Nova Scotia, this program is offered to students ages 12-19.

Key Outcomes

In this program, students will:

  • Explore the exciting opportunities that are available at the intersection of art and entrepreneurship

  • Engage with and explore the Downtown Dartmouth community and the unique businesses based there

  • Develop and test an idea for a new business venture incorporating the development of a Business Model Canvas, learning to pitch, setting SMART goals and more

  • Explore potential career options with a focus on creativity and innovation and while preparing to join the workforce. 

  • Develop financial literacy skills  


We are thrilled to offer this incredible experience to youth for the summer months and to build on the wonderful partnership with the MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning.
— JA Nova Scotia Staff/MCCL Volunteer

Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia  |  1550 Bedford Highway, Suite 300
Bedford  |   NS  | B4A 1E6
T. 902.454.4564  |  F. 902.454.4514  |  info@janovascotia.ca