Americans… Ameritowne!?!

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Jenni Holthus writes, Ameritowne is: A hands on fun experience for children all ages!

Ameritowne is: A hands on fun experience for children all ages!Great for learning how to run a business, run a bank account, and live in the real world.Kids have to learn the way to use supply and demand, job skills, democracy, work habits, etc.There is also international towne which is the same concept but for a country/countries. In the main center there is a bank for real kids you can have an account there until you turn 18, and then they shut it down. There are two locations in the Denver area, in Belmar, and in downtown Denver. There are many jobs at the Ameritowne here they are: Ahhh… um I have to get the website that I got this from but the job discriptions is from the Ameritowne Website somewher!?!BANK: Provides personal and business checking accounts and business loans. Positions available: President, Vice President, Tellers, Computer Operators/File Clerks. COLLEGE: Offers video courses to citizens who seek career information. Provides student ID cards to those who complete coursework and “yearbook photos.” Positions available: President, Accountant, Career Counselors, Photographer.CONTAINER SHOP: Assembles, decorates and sells corrugated and wood products. Positions available: Manager, Accountant, Assemblers/Finishers. INVESTMENT COMPANY: Sells mutual funds to citizens and provides prizes to investors whose mutual funds go up in value. Records investor data on computers and sells merchandise. Positions available: Manager, Accountant, Investment Advisors. MARKET: Sells and bags packaged food items such as chips and candy, as well as other merchandise. Positions available: Manager, Accountant, Cashiers.MEDICALCENTER: Provides medical information, preventative advice, and diagnoses for medical problems. Positions available: Manager, Accountant, Doctors, Health Technicians/Insurance Coordinators. NEWSPAPER: Reports on news in Young AmeriTowne and provides advertising for businesses. The newspaper is produced on computers, copied, assembled and sold around town. Positions available: Editor/Manager, Accountant, Reporters, Typists/Ad Agents. PARCEL SERVICE: Provides mail delivery services for businesses and citizens, and sells stamps and products. Positions available: Manager, Accountant, Parcel Carriers/Salespeople. PARTS AND SERVICE SHOP: Provides automotive maintenance services to businesses, offers car care information and sells automotive-related products. Positions available: Manager, Accountant, Service Technicians. RADIO STATION: Plays music by request and provides advertising for Young AmeriTowne businesses. Positions available: Manager, Accountant, Disc Jockeys/Ad Agents.SIGN AND PRINT SHOP: Produces business and custom-made signs using computer technology and sells merchandise. Positions available: Manager, Accountant, Graphic Artists, Designers/Salespeople. SNACK SHOP: Sells snack items such as frozen treats, drinks and cookies. Positions available: Manager, Accountant, Salespeople.TECHNICAL SERVICES: Oversees heating, air Conditioning and refrigeration services in Young AmeriTowne and sells products. Positions available: Manager, Accountant, Service Technicians. TELEVISION STATION: Produces commercials For each business and a newscast. Positions available: Manager, Accountant, Photojournalists, Reporters/Ad Agents.TOWNE HALL: Center of AmeriTowne government. Issues business licenses, upholds laws, issues citations, collects fines and coordinates community philanthropic activities. Positions available: Mayor and Judge (elected positions), Accountant, Police Officers, Community Relations Director. TRAVEL COMPANY: Offers travel tickets (to run flight simulator) and sells a variety of products. Positions available: Manager, Accountant, Ticket Agents/Flight Attendants. WAREHOUSE: Delivers and stocks materials and supplies for businesses. Sells engraved ID tags. Positions available: Manager, Accountant, Stock/Delivery People. My job was good, except some of my workers weren’t very great, I managed the sign and print shop. I loved Ameritowne, it was a great experience, and I learned a lot.

4 COMMENTS

  1. I went there and had so much fun…
    I went there and had so much fun, except for my job. I was the accountant for the Newspaper, but i hate math, so not a good job. Other than that i had a ton of fun.

  2. Just as a suggestion…
    Just as a suggestion,you could include the rest of the building such as the REAL bank and also International Towne. Otherwise, great story!

  3. i went there last year an…
    i went there last year and can’t wait to go again. it’s sooooooooooooooooo much fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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