Saturday, June 1, 2013

FIT Youth Summer Entrepreneurial Camp Set for June 17-21

MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Founders Forum has awarded $500 in scholarship funding to the Florida Institute of Technology Women’s Business Center (WBC) summer entrepreneurial camp in partnership with Junior Achievement of the Space Coast. 


The camp (June 17-21) will meet 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the WBC offices, Florida Tech Commons, on campus.  The camp is open to middle school and high school students ages 13 to 18; the deadline to register is June 7.


Upon program completion, students will be able to recognize strategies of a successful entrepreneur, evaluate entrepreneurial ideas and demonstrate innovative business planning skills.


Additionally, the camp participants will be eligible to compete in the Be Entrepreneurial Business Plan Challenge held in December sponsored by Junior Achievement and the Women’s Business Center at Florida Tech.


The camp fee of $250 includes snacks and lunch. A few scholarships are available and should be requested upon application. Among the sponsors are Founder's Forum, Craig Technologies and IAP Worldwide Services.


The Florida Tech Commons is located at the corner of Babcock Street and University Boulevard. For more information, visit http://wbc.fit.edu/young-entrepreneurs.php. To register, visit [email protected], or call (321) 674-7007.