PowerPlay uses real-world learning experiences to help youth develop entrepreneurial thinking, practical money management skills and a drive to make a difference.


Our Programs

Young entrepreneur unveils his innovative backscratcher product

PowerPlay Young Entrepreneurs

School Edition
Grades 4 - 8

Students have fun gaining real-life career experience as they explore the world of business. They set and achieve goals, build confidence and develop practical life skills.

Enterprising students launches business that positively impacts the environment

PowerPlay Young Entrepreneurs

Home Edition
Ages 9 - 13

Your children will tap into their creativity and innovation skills as they plan and launch their own business ventures with your guidance. They will take charge, make their own decisions and have fun!

Young students make a difference in their communities by putting caring into action 

Caring In Action (CIA)

School Edition
Grades K - 8

By designing and implementing their own solutions to real social issues, students experience their own power to create positive change.

All respondents to our 2015/2016 parent-teacher survey agreed that our learning model is highly engaging for young people. They also gave us high marks for skill development in the following areas:

PowerPlay students use critical thinking skills to create success

Critical Thinking

PowerPlay students step out of their comfort zones and build confidence


Our students actively build their communication skills 


Inspires students to think outside the box and use their creative thinking skills

Creative Thinking

Who We Serve

Supporting educators with highly engaging standards-based resources for the classroom


Capture the imaginations of your students with our hands-on curriculum-based programs.

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We offer practical resources to help parents teach their kids to earn and manage money


Guide your children in developing their own business venture at home.

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PowerPlay Strategies works with community-focused organizations that are committed to education and youth


Use your experience and resources to make a meaningful difference in the lives of youth.

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“PowerPlay knocked my socks off. It was very well structured, well designed and very “kid friendly”. It fit in perfectly with the curriculum and got kids excited. And it was a very real life experience for them.”
— Sam Hauck, Teacher at Kwayhquitlum Middle School

"Globalization and emerging technologies are transforming how we live and work. Meaningful opportunities to start real business ventures empower young people with the entrepreneurial mindset, practical life skills and confidence needed to flourish in this new global paradigm."

Bill Roche - CEO, PowerPlay Strategies

Bill Roche specializes in creating highly engaging resources to teach young people about money management, entrepreneurship and social responsibility