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New Summer Program for Evanston High Schoolers Interested in Business

Join YES! CAMP for the opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship, meet successful business leaders, develop your own business ideas, build leadership skills, and meet new friends!

Are you a current or rising ETHS student? Join the YES! CAMP this summer to find out what it takes to own your own business! You can be a CEO, restaurant owner, inventor, retailer, musician, banker, doctor… or anything you want to be!

Join the Youth Entrepreneurship Summer (YES!) CAMP for the opportunity to:

  • Learn about entrepreneurship
  • Meet and learn from successful business leaders about potential career options
  • Develop your own business ideas and present them to a group of business professionals 
  • Build your leadership skills and meet new friends

 

YES! CAMP is a free program that runs from June 18th—July 19th. Learn more about the camp at our information night for students and/or parents from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on May 8th in W201. Dinner is provided.

As an incentive to treat YES! CAMP like a job, students who have perfect attendance, show up on time, and participate actively in discussion will be rewarded with a $25 Visa gift card each week and an added $25 Visa gift card at the end of the program. So, students can earn $150 in Visa gift cards over the 5 weeks.

Applications are due on or before May 14th. Please apply by filling out the application at www.yeseths.org.

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Jim Osburn May 03, 2012 at 04:11 PM
Where do businesspeople, who would like to participate, apply?
Hi Jim, please just email program coordinator Victoria Krone at Victoria.Krone@youevanston.org if you are willing to volunteer as one of our professionals this summer. We hope to hear from you soon!

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