Youth Entrepreneur Camp at UW-Madison SBDC

Provided by
UW-Madison Small Business Development Center

The UW-Madison SBDC Youth Entrepreneurship Camp is a commuter day camp for middle-school aged kids held at Grainger Hall (975 University Avenue) from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, June 11-15, 2018. The camp incorporates a variety of interactive activities, classroom learning, hands-on computer use, simulations, an apprentice style lemonade stand competition and field trips to local businesses. The Youth Entrepreneurship Camp is a hands-on learning experience designed to guide program participants in becoming the owner of a real small business.

Participants will learn real world business skills: team building, leadership development, financial management, verbal communication, and business etiquette through interactive lessons and exercises. Participants also learn how to successfully negotiate for business materials, set goals, and recognize real business opportunities.

Program Director is Julie Wood; email is jwood@bus.wisc.edu. For more information or scholarship information call 608-263-9675.
Camp is for kids currently in Grades 6, 7 or 8.

Scholarships: This camp is available for scholarship through the DPI Minority Scholarship program and the SBDC for low income families.

Fees: $349 (includes lunch and all materials/supplies)
Scholarships available from the UW-Madison SBDC and DPI (minority scholarship).
Register via the website link below or by calling 608-262-3909
Wheelchair accessible (elevators)

Locations: 

  • UW-Madison Grainger Hall, 975 University Ave #3260, Madison, WI 53706

Website: 

Contact

Julie Wood
(608) 263-9675
jwood@bus.wisc.edu
Quick Details: 
Grades/Ages Served: 
Grade 6 (ages 11 to 12)Grade 7 (ages 12 to 13)Grade 8 (ages 13 to 14)
Time of Day Offered: 
Full Day
Time of Year Offered: 
Summer
Day(s) of Week Offered: 
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Program Type: 
Academic SupportCareer ExplorationLife Skills & Social Emotional Development
Free Program: 
No
Financial Assistance Available: 
Yes
Registration Required: 
Yes
ADA Accessible Location(s): 
Yes
Services for Children with Disabilities: 
No
Transportation Provided: 
No
Bilingual Services: 
No
Last updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 1:52pm