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What is Money$mart?


Money$mart is a financial management camp created specifically for Kansas middle school students. Money$mart is designed to offer middle school students training in sound personal financial philosophies and practices in a fun environment that enhances leadership and teamwork skills. Students engage in specific workshops regarding topics such as Money and Choices, Budgeting, Saving and Goal-Setting and Cash and Credit.


Who Sponsors Money$mart?


Money$mart dollars and sense camps are sponsored by Kansas State Treasurer Ron Estes and the Kansas Credit Union Association (KCUA).


When is Money$mart?


Money$mart camps are held throughout the state. Continue to watch this site for dates, locations, and registration information.


If you are interested in getting a Money$mart camp in your area, please e-mail Ashley Murdie at ashley@treasurer.state.ks.us or call:

Financial Education Corrdinator

Kansas State Treasurer’s Office at 785-296-3171

What Will We Do at Money$mart?

A sample schedule for Money$mart follows. It will give you a good idea of how you’ll be spending your time at Money$mart. You will need to come prepared to learn and to work, but also be prepared to have some fun. NOTE: Agenda is subject to change

A g e n d a

  • Registration
  • Icebreaker
  • Workshop #1: Money & Choices – “Thinking Economically”
  • S-t-r-e-t-c-h
  • Workshop #2: Budgeting
  • Break
  • Fun Activity
  • Workshop #3: Keeping Your Interest
  • Lunch
  • Workshop #4: Saving & Goal Setting
  • S-t-r-e-t-c-h
  • Workshop #5: Credit
  • Fun activity
  • closing session