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BizKamp

LEARN HOW TO PLAN, START AND RUN YOUR OWN BUSINESS!

2014 | Location TBA | Ages 16-24

Learn the art and science and nuts and bolts of small business! This award-winning Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) program is facilitated by NFTE-certified teachers and local business owners. It includes guest speakers, business tours, a trip to NY, NY, and making money by selling your items at an area Independence Day festival (optional). You can also win start-up cash by presenting the BizPlan you'll be developing throughout the week. BizKamp meets national and state academic standards and will help you develop great school-to-career skills! Ask your school about receiving academic credit for completing BizKamp. 

Schedule
BizKamp: TBA
Business Plan Competition: TBA
NY BizTrip: Date TBA, 7AM-10PM 
BizTents: Thursday, July 3 at UMASS, Amherst and/or Saturday, July 5 (rain date: July 6) at Beacon Field in Greenfield

Location
To be announced. 

Program Fee
$0-$300 sliding scale (based on household size & income) 

Registration Fee
$25 (fee is non-refundable)

Scholarships
Enter the BizIdea Challenge and win one! Or, apply in writing on reverse side of the application.

NY BizTrip

TAKE A BITE OF THE BIG APPLE!

Date TBA | ages 16-24 | departing from Orange, Greenfield & Northampton

• Meet successful young entrepreneurs
• Buy goods wholesale to resell back home, including at the YES BizTents in July
• See the sights 

Schedule
Depart 7:00 AM - locations TBA
Return 11:00 PM - locations TBA

Program Fee
$60 (fee is non-refundable). Includes 3 meals and transportation.

Scholarships
Enter the BizIdea Challenge and win one (it's part of the BizKamp scholarships we're awarding)! Or, apply in writing on reverse side of the BizKamp application.

BizTent

A GREAT CHANCE TO SELL!

Thursday, July 3, 2014 | UMASS, Amherst, MA (behind McGuirk Stadium). Pending. 
Saturday, July 5, 2014 | Beacon Field, Greenfield, MA (rain date: Sunday, July 6). Confirmed.

Thousands flock to these events to enjoy vendors, music, and fireworks. Sell your goods from our tent and/or work the crowd. A fun time is guaranteed! For ages 16-24.

Schedule
Set up: 3:00-4:30 PM
Selling: 4:30-9:30 PM

Program Fee
$10.00

big thanks to our sponsors!

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