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Former Badger, current NFL player Alec Ingold hosts “Mini Money Camp” for local youth

Alec Ingold. Photo by Robert Chappell

NFL Miami Dolphins (and former Wisconsin Badger) fullback Alec Ingold brought his passion for personal finance and football to Madison, hosting his “Money Mini Camp” for youth. It was the second time Ingold brought the two-day immersive experience to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Dane County. The program aims to enhance financial literacy and  professional development while addressing the wage gap prevalent in America today.

Money Mini Camp, which took place at the new McKenzie Workforce Development Center July 12 and 13, is Alec Ingold’s personal endeavor to reduce the wage gap in America by equipping young individuals with essential financial life skills and career development opportunities.

During the camp, over 30 participants from high schools around the Madison area delved into the world of financial literacy through engaging workshops and interactive sessions led by UW Athletics, Summit Credit Union, and Park Bank professionals. Students gained valuable insights into managing personal finances,  understanding investment strategies, and developing effective budgeting techniques, as well as other career-focused skills like personal branding and public speaking.