THE MISSION of The Young Consumer Program is to transform local communities into powerful learning centers that focus on advancing literacy outside the classroom walls. Literacy includes the language of mathematics, science, the arts, social sciences, health, and exercise.

Parents, business partners, and community volunteers provide the leadership, resources, and commitment necessary in creating a program that fits the local neighborhood needs.  The Young Consumer Program is a great example of what is possible.

STEM night

STEM night

Stem Night

Testimonial: Parents, Teachers and Students Love our program

**Excerpt taken from: The National Career Guidance News – 2001… Young Consumer: A New Jersey Best Practice – For the past 3 years, the Salem County School-to-Career Partnership has been participating in a program entitled “Young Consumer” with fourth-grade students in Salem County. This program extends the boundaries of the classroom through community partnerships. The program started out as a pilot at the Penn
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Thank You Letter

Here, here!!!The feedback that we got from students, teachers, and parents today was just great.  The kids loved the opportunity to be in your store and shop and problem solve, and they all came back so excited. I asked a few of them what they thought when they originally heard that they were going to Shop Rite.  To say that they were skeptical would
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