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Youth Entrepreneurship Camp Online

Learning how to successfully run a business is an important skill for anyone to have. During this three week online program, participants will develop a business venture starting with an idea and ending with an actual product or service. 

Participants will learn how to identify a problem, how to define a service audience, assess their competition, design a logo, and brand their company. 

The program runs from Monday, July 6th to Friday, July 24th, 2020, from 9:30 am Eastern Time (EST) to 4:00 pm (EST) and camp serves 13 to 16 years old.

Program Overview 

During week one we will discuss ideas and decide on the product or service their venture will focus on. This is the moment where participants will develop their branding, logo, identify their target audience and design a marketing strategy.

In week two, participants will search and secure suppliers with the help of our sponsor, determine the price of their product, develop their MVP (minimal viable product), and draft their pitches, which will introduce their product or service to an audience.

In week three, participants will show their businesses to the community and learn how to run their companies after the program. During the last two days of camp, participants will introduce their project to an online audience and will invite them to invest in their venture.

Twice a day each group will meet with the instructor in live conversations, while the rest of the day, groups will be working among themselves on specific tasks.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What does a typical day look like?

    Twice a day each group will meet with the instructor. During the first meeting, the group will be taught the lesson for the day in a 30-minute meeting. 

    Participants will be given the assignment to be handed in 30- 45 minutes before their next meeting. Students are expected to work together in their groups to complete the work. 

    Durng the second meeting, the work will be reviewed and corrected and questions will be answered.

    How much does the camp cost?

    Please check our pricing on our website.


    Does the camp offer financial aid?

    We offer payment plans and early bird special discounts  

    Where is the camp located?

    This program is ONLINE and you can participate from any personal computer.

    Can I cancel my registration?

    Registration fee is non-refundable. If you have paid for camp and for some reason you decide not to continue coming, please send us an email to infonc@manhattan.edu and we can discuss your personal situation. 

Sample Schedule:

Hours Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 am EST - 11:30 am EST

1st week: Welcome and create groups

2nd week: Market research

3rd week: Pitch deck

1st week: Formulate ideas for company

2nd week: Find suppliers and pricing

3rd week: Finding suppliers

1st week: Leadership reasearch

2nd week: Price and orders

3rd week: Price and orders

1st week: Create a logo and company name

2nd week: Break-even

3rd week: Individual prep

1st week: Logo Creation Continue

2nd week: Research mentor

3rd week: Community fair

12:00 pm EST-1:00 pm EST Lunch break Lunch break Lunch break Lunch break Lunch Break
1:00 pm EST - 4:00 pm EST

1st week: Product and service and decide on a company

2nd week: Prelaunch

3rd week: Work on a product

Individual group work and pitch practice

1st week: Target market expectations for course

2nd week: MVP

3rd week: Continue to work on products and begin presentations

Individual group work and pitch practice

1st week: work on pitch deck

2nd week: Quantity and cost

3rd week: Goals and 4-point system

Individual group work and pitch practice

1st week: Continue pitch deck and share logos with group

2nd week: Sales and channels

3rd week: Individual prep

Individual group work and pitch practice

1st week: Continue working on the group's logo

2nd week: Reach out to mentor

3rd week: Community fair

Individual group work and pitch practice

Dates

July 6th to July 24th, 2020
The program length is three weeks long.

Schedule 

Groups will begin meeting at 9:30 am Eastern Time (EST) and will continue until 4:00 pm Eastern Time (EST)

Camp Fees and Discounts

$50 Non-refundable registration fee (this fee cannot be added to weekly or other payments) Must be paid when registration is submitted at manhattan.edu/paymccamp

Regular price: $900

Introductory price: $600

Available Discounts:

Manhattan College Employees/Alumni - $20 Discount per week

Second/Third Sibling Camper Enrolled - $20 Discount per week

**The registration deadline for the Youth Entrepreneurship Camp Online is June 15, 2020. ***Full tuition balance must be paid off by Friday, June 25th, 2020.

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please email infonc@manhattan.edu 

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