Just in time for early sign-ups and for holiday gift giving, the dates and locations for Camp BizSmart and BizSmart Global Summer sessions that take place in Silicon Valley, CA are now posted. By popular demand, the options to attend at Santa Clara University, in Santa Clara, CA have expanded. Parents and students may select from:
Camp BizSmart – students 11-15 years of age – acquire valuable skills by solving actual business problems from the CEO’s of hot Silicon Valley companies. New business cases each year keep the experience fresh and current for all students including those who want to return for a 2nd time. No previous business experience is needed, but a curious mind, willingness to work hard, and as part of a team are valued attributes. Mentors provide just in time learning through hands-on examples that students then apply to their own product solution.
- June 17-28, 2019 – at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, San Mateo – commuter only
- July 1-12, 2019 – at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA – commuter only
- July 7-19, 2019 – at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA – commuter and residential available
- July 21-Aug 2, 2019 – at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA – residential only
BizSmart Global – Alumni Accelerator – for CBS Alumni 13-16 years of age – self-motivated and directed “idea makers and world shakers” will test their entrepreneurial ability and start up knowledge in real world, “pop-up” simulations to bring their product to life and push their dreams into reality. This Accelerator is designed for Camp BizSmart Alums who are ready to challenge themselves to go to the next level. While CBS Alumni get preference to attend, all others may fill out the application and list what comparable business and entrepreneur skills you have, to be considered for this workshop.
- July 21-Aug 2 – at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA – residential only
BizSmart Global – Designathon – for young aspiring entrepreneurs 16-19 years of age –bring your own idea or select an amazing and epic team full of elite aspiring entrepreneurs. You and your squad will have 10 days to become a powerful team and create an out-of-the-box product to wow investors in a pitch battle to show judges why your team should be voted the winning squad.
- July 14-26, 2019 – at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA – commuter and residential available.
Click here to download the 2019 listing of summer dates to refer to and to share: CBS and BSG Summer 2019 dates
Founded in 2008, Camp BizSmart is now in its 12th year of delivering hands-on project based, entrepreneur experiences that are designed specifically for young people 11-15 and 16-19 years of age. The Alumni Accelerator and Designathon workshops were created to address the demand from alumni for next level skill development and entrepreneurial experiences.
Strategic Partners are: Keiretsu Forum, Alliance of Chief Executives, Garage Technology Ventures, Alibaba, Microsoft and the Conrad Foundation. Silicon Valley entrepreneurs from leading companies are advisors, mentors and judges.
Spaces fill up quickly, so apply now to get your first choice of date, location, and workshop. For more information and to apply now, visit: https://campbizsmart.org/our-camps/
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To hear from alumni in their own words click here: Camp BizSmart Alumni Share Their Experience