The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is for students in grades 6-12 who have demonstrated creativity, innovative ideas, academic effort, determination, enthusiasm, the ability to communicate,and a commitment to the communities and families. Students who apply to the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) should be responsible individuals who pursue goals with tenacity. Prior experience in business is not required.
In the Young Entrepreneurs Adademy, students have the opportunity to:
- Come up with a big idea!
- Pitch to a panel of investors for the opportunity to get real funding for their business!
- Launch REAL businesses and social movements!
- Market at the YEA! Tradeshow to create awareness, generate real sales and gain customers!
The YEA! class meets once a week for three hours after school with the exception of School breaks and holiday recess.