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Stock Market Trading Lab Offers Summer Financial Literacy Camp for High School Students; Final Information Session Scheduled

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)May 17, 2016

MAHWAH, NJ – Ramapo College is holding its final Information Session for the Financial Literacy & Stock Market Trading Program for high school students entering 9th-12th grades. The program focuses on financial literacy and the stock market to help high school students form good financial habits. An Information Session is scheduled Sunday, June 5 at 1 p.m. in ASB-527. Please pre-register at

Through interactive hands-on activities, students learn about the importance of saving, budgeting and building a credit record. Students also become engaged in the world of finance and the stock market in fun and interactive sessions in the college’s Global Financial Markets Trading Laboratory. This authentic stock market trading room, complete with electronic ticker display carrying financial data from multiple world markets, brings the experience of Wall Street and the global marketplace to the students’ summer.

Program participants choose from two sessions: July 11-15 or August 1-5. The sessions take place in the college’s Global Financial Markets Trading Laboratory in the Anisfield School of Business, Room ASB-527. Registration is completed online at

Additional summer youth programs for high school students include Game Design Camp, Programming/Data Science Camp, and The Princeton Review SAT Prep Plus College Immersion program. For middle school grades, students may attend the full-day Ramapo Explorers-STEM Middle School Academic Camp that runs three, two-week sessions and covers such topics as Robotics Rumble, 3-D Drafting, Math, Forensics, Aerospace Engineering, Brain Explorations, Digital Song Creation, and more; as well as the Ramapo Explorers-Theater Camp that covers weekly performance and technical theater classes in Acting, Costume Design, Voice & Movement, Improv, Lighting & Sound, Make-up for Stage & Screen, and Set Design.

The Ramapo College of New Jersey youth/pre-college programs are directed by Center for Innovative and Professional Learning. The Center supports postgraduate professional education, workforce development, and alternative learning. The Center also engages in internal and external educational partnerships to advance the College, and provides innovative continuous learning opportunities for community members of all ages.

For more information, contact the Center for Innovative and Professional Learning at 201-684-7370 or visit


About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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