Alternatives youth accounts can be opened online by clicking the button above, or in person at any of our school branches or our main branch.

Youth Accounts have a membership fee of $2 with a required initial deposit of $1. For students whose parent/guardian or joint signer is already a member of Alternatives, the membership fee is waived. Opening a youth account makes the account holder a member-owner of the credit union and eligible to cast a vote in our Board elections. When a youth account holder turns 19, their account automatically graduates into a regular membership account.

Programs like Mad City Money® or the Bill Myers Youth Internship do not require membership, and we hope that the lessons learned from those experiences will encourage young people to join our SCU.

Do you have any questions?