Youth Month 2016

Give a Hoot About Saving During Youth Month!

April is National Credit Union Youth Month, and we are ready to celebrate! We’re helping our young members get excited about financial literacy all month long with contests, giveaways, opening account matches and fun learning activities.

“I Give a Hoot About Saving” Essay Contest

Students have a chance to win a 12-month $500 Youth Share Certificate in our financial literacy essay contest. There will be a winner chosen in each grade set -- elementary, middle and high school.

Rules: Write an “I Give a Hoot About Saving“ essay describing what you are saving for and why. The word count varies for each grade set.

  • Elementary School: 100 words or less*
    *Parental assistance is ok, if needed
  • Middle School: 250 words or less
  • High School: 500 words or less

Entry: Download the entry form and email it to by April 28, 2017.** Limit one entry per person.

Prize: One lucky winner from an elementary school, middle school and high school will be awarded a 12-month $500 Youth Share Certificate to go towards their saving goal.*

*Please see Contest Rules for more information. **Winners will be selected and contacted by May 12, 2017. Announcements will also be made through our social media channels.

Get $5 for Opening a New Youth Account in April

Suncoast will match your student’s $5 deposit when they open a new youth savings or teen checking account* in April for Youth Month 2017! New accounts can be opened at any Suncoast service center or student run branch.

Students will receive a Give a Hoot About Savings notebook when they open a youth savings account and a Suncoast wallet stand when they open a teen checking, while supplies last.

*All minor accounts, 17 years or younger, require a joint owner who is a parent or guardian..

Stop by Suncoast for More Youth Month Fun

Download our coloring page, crossword puzzle and origami owl. Show us your best owl on our Facebook page.

Coloring Page Crossword Puzzle Origami printout Origami video