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The Fed Experience is an interactive exhibit that lets visitors explore their connection to the economy. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

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Teachers

Feb. 22, 2016 | Conference or Event

Teacher Collaborative Committee Meeting

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s Teacher Collaborative Committee supports the Bank’s development and delivery of economic and financial education resources and programs. Committee members discuss best practices, provide input and feedback on resources, and help guide the Bank’s outreach efforts to reach teachers and students. The committee consists of middle and high school economics and personal finance teachers from the metro-Richmond area.


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Nov. 20, 2015 | Conference or Event

College Fed Challenge


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Nov. 9, 2015 | Conference or Event

Teacher Collaborative Committee Meeting

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s Teacher Collaborative Committee supports the Bank’s development and delivery of economic and financial education resources and programs. Committee members discuss best practices, provide input and feedback on resources, and help guide the Bank’s outreach efforts to reach teachers and students. The committee consists of middle and high school economics and personal finance teachers from the metro-Richmond area.


Oct. 21, 2015 | Conference or Event

Federal Reserve Financial Education Day


Evening at the Fed

Oct. 15, 2015 | Conference or Event

An Evening at the Fed


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July 6, 2015 | Conference or Event

Summer Camp Challenge

Your summer will not be complete without a visit to The Fed Experience! Our annual FREE Summer Camp Challenge for local summer camp groups is all about games. Campers will use deductive reasoning to solve puzzles, crack clues and answer riddles about resources, innovation, entrepreneurs and prices.

Camps are held from 10-11:30 a.m. or 1:30-3 p.m., Monday through Thursday from July 6 to August 13, 2015.

Beat the heat and have fun while learning at The Fed Experience. Engaging age-based activities and games will have your campers asking for more! Camps are scheduled according to students’ rising grade levels as follows:

K-2 Productive Resources
3-5 Innovation Investigators
6-8 Fortune Hunters


June 16, 2015 | Conference or Event

Girl Scouts Experience the Fed

You work for it, spend it, and save it. We count it, sort it and store it. Have you ever stopped to think about what money is and why it’s valuable? At “Girl Scouts Experience the Fed,” explore the characteristics of money while discovering everyday items that were once used as money. Earn a patch and make a swap as a reminder of your day!

Space is limited and registration is required. A $6 fee applies per Girl Scout to cover patch and administrative fees. Payments can be made to Girl Scouts at registration.

June 16th, 2015
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.: Daisies, Brownies and Juniors
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.: Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors


April 23, 2015 | Conference or Event

North Carolina Personal Finance Challenge

The Personal Finance Challenge, delivered in partnership with the North Carolina Council on Economic Education, is an online academic competition that challenges middle and high school students to demonstrate their knowledge of personal finance. The top high school teams from the online competition advanced to a state finals competition at the Charlotte office on April 23, 2015. The program aligns with Economic Education's efforts to help students make informed decisions by delivering economic and financial education programs that are engaging, interactive and relevant.


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March 30, 2015 | Conference or Event

North Carolina Economics Challenge

North Carolina high school teachers are invited to register their student teams to compete in the Economics Challenge! The Economics Challenge, delivered by the North Carolina Council on Economic Education, is an online academic competition designed to increase students understanding of economics. The competition has two divisions: Adam Smith for AP-level students, and David Ricardo for students with introductory economics knowledge.

The top six high school teams in each division will advance to the state championship quiz bowl on March 30 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Charlotte Branch.

The online competition window opens March 11 and runs through March 14. Register today!


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Sept. 23, 2014 | Conference or Event

Homeschool Day

Calling all homeschooling families: join us for Homeschool Day this summer or fall! This unique opportunity packs two locations into one fun-filled event. The Fed Experience at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar are partnering to offer a full roster of outstanding, hands-on learning opportunities.

Subject matter is targeted towards students in grades 3 to 8, but the whole family is welcome. Claim your spot today! Bring a bagged lunch to enjoy on Brown’s Island or at Tredegar. Food is not provided on-site.

This event is free, but registration is required. Date options for this event are July 23 or September 23.

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The Fed Experience
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