During invention, marketing or business weeks, students in grades 2-5 and 5-8 brainstorm ideas, survey customers and research their market, competition and price. They build a business plan and create website. Students learn about truth in advertising, marketing strategies, manufacturing challenges as well as basic of money and finance... all using a fun age-appropriate curriculum!
Teens take the TeenStartup week-long camp and build a business plan for their or their team's craft or STEM idea. All businesses, for profit or nonprofit evaluate the social and community impact of their ideas.
Build a prototype of your craft or STEM product idea. Learn Science, IP, patents, money and basic financial Math concepts too! Students learn about teamwork, diversity, managing project timelines, resources and more.
Students in Grades 2-5 and 5-8, learn programming skills to write real code, create games or apps. Just as importantly, students learn logic and solve simple coding and logic puzzles. They bring their ideas to life with Code!
Coding is combined with fun business concepts in a Summer Day Camp to exercise both right and left side of the brain!
TeenStartup camp is a week-long late afternoon camp where Gr8-12 students bring or develop an idea, conduct research into feasibility of their idea, create surveys, learn about lean startups and write a lean business plan!
SAT/ACT prep bootcamp is another weeklong late afternoon camp for Grades 8-12 to learn strategies for both SAT and ACT to reach your best possible test scores.
Teens can additionally participate in more learning as camp counselors through our leader-in-training program.
A Typical Camp Day Schedule (Gr 2-5, 5-8)
|9:00 - 9:05||Check-in|
|9:05 - 9:10||Team Building|
|9:10 - 10:15||Class session 1|
|10:15 - 10:30||Guided break *|
|10:30 - 11:35||Class session 2|
|11:40 - 11:45||Check-out (AM) & start lunch|
|11:45 - 12:20||Lunch (All day camps only)|
|12:20 - 12:25||Team Building|
|12:25 - 1:30||Class session 3|
|1:30 - 1:50||Guided break *|
|1:50 - 2:55||Class session 4|
|2:55 - 3:00||Check-out (PM or All Day)|
|3:00 - 5:30||Extended day (optional, when offered)|
* Guided break includes indoor/outdoor activities, including Art, Sports and Leadership Circle ("character counts," "growth mindset," "negotiation," "presentation," "dealing with difficult people" and much more.)