Learn What It Takes To Be A Successful Entrepreneur
High School Startup Camp Is A Four Week Summer Camp For Students Who Want To Be The Founders Of The Next Big Startup And Change The World
What Is "High School Startup Camp"?
Four Weeks Of Intensive Entrepreneurial Education
For Students Grades 9 - 12
Week 1: Intro To Entrepreneurship, How To Identify Problems & Solutions, Social Impact, Case Studies of Top Innovators, Developing The "Big" Idea, Accelerators & Incubators
Week 2: Initial Market Testing & Market Sizing, Competition & Competitive Advantages, Intro to Programming, Creating A Minimal Viable Product (MVP), Legally Establishing A Company, Building A Team & Founder's Equity
Week 3: Generating Revenues & Paying Expenses, Business Strategy, Managing Growth Beyond MVP, The Investor Pitch Deck, Financial Modeling & Analysis, Capital Raising, Exiting: Acquisitions & IPOs
Week 4: Create A Pitch For Your Idea & Pitch Investors / Experts
Faculty & Speakers
The faculty is made up of individuals who are passionate about entrepreneurship and dedicated to inspiring the next generation of startup founders.
The faculty is trained and teach a curriculum created by a top ranked venture capital investor and a serial entrepreneur team, and has been taught at top undergrad universities and business schools.
Students will get access to and hear from weekly speakers that are leading entrepreneurs, industry experts, and investors.
Locations & Schedules
Six Locations For Summer 2016
Admission & Tuition
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Classes are limited to 30 students per session in each city. Apply as soon as possible to secure your spot.
Competitive Admissions Process
Admissions to the High School Startup Camp is competitive. We strive to accept only candidates who are excited to learn about entrepreneurship, who aren't afraid to think outside the box, and who will be able to work as a team with their fellow classmates.
Tuition is $3,500 / student and due upon enrollment.
We understand that plans change. If you are accepted into the program, but later learn that you'll not be able to attend let us know as soon as possible. If you give us notice in writing 60 days or more before the start of your session you will receive a 100% full refund, between 30-60 days before the start of your session you'll receive a 50% refund, and within 30 days of the program starting no refund will be provided.
Refer Friends & Get 10% Off (For You & Them)!
Refer 10 Friends Who Join The Program & You'll Receive 100% Free Tuition
What? Are you serious?
Yes, we are! Why can't college tuition be like that? We agree.
1) Share High School Startup Camp with your friends.
2) Tell your friends "When you apply for the program there will be a section called "Who referred you?" Add my name there."
3) If your friends get accepted and join the program, you will receive 10% off your tuition for each friend (10 enrolled friends = 100% free tuition), and each of your friends will get 10% off their tuition too.
Apply Now To Be Considered For High School Startup Camp Class of 2016
Who Attends High School Startup Camp?
High School Startup Camp is for any student grades 9-12 who is excited about entrepreneurship. No previous experience with startups required.
Here Are Answers To Some Of The Most Common Questions About High School Startup Camp
What does my tuition cover? What does it not cover?
Tuition covers all classes, Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm. Beverages are provided in class and afternoon snacks.
Tuition does not include meals, transportation, or housing.
What if I want to attend, but I don't live in one of the cities where the program is happening? Is housing available?
If you need to find housing in one of the cities just let us know. We can help point you in the direction of affordable dorm or apartment housing that you can share with other students and interns.
What do I need for class?
Everyone should bring a laptop, notebook, pens/pencils, and an open mind.
What do you do for lunch?
Lunch is 12-1pm. Students are permitted to leave the classroom and find lunch in the local area. Lunch is not provided as part of the program.
What happens if I need to miss a day of class?
If have to miss a day of class, let your teacher know before class starts and your teacher can send you the class materials from that day. In some circumstances you may be able to remotely view and participate in the class.
Do I receive a certificate for completing the program?
Yes you do! You'll receive a certificate at the end of the program.
How can I bring High School Startup Camp to my city?
Message us and we can talk about the prospect of setting up a program in your area.
Will High School Startup Camp ever be available during the school year?
We would like to provide after school and weekend programming during the school year. We are planning to start the process for these programs in late 2016 or early 2017.