High school students experience a highly interactive week-long event where they learn how to start a business. They buy product, learn how to package and market it, learn about income statements, and more. They truly get a taste of what it is like to be a young entrepreneur. As a bonus, they get to keep the profits from their start-up.
Highlights of the week include:
- Learning about financial literacy.
- Designing a website.
- Buying product and packaging it.
- Marketing and selling a product–and keeping the profits.
- Presenting to parents and guests.
- Dining out and bowling.
Date: July 13 -16, 2015
Cost: Free ($50 deposit, which is refunded upon successful completion of camp)
Benefits of AttendingStudents get a feel for the college learning environment and experience the thrill of starting their own business. Our faculty and area executives coach the students along the way on a range of topics to ensure their business ventures succeed. Students walk away with new friends, lasting memories, and a strong foundation of business knowledge.
(Info. from Widener.edu)