SU2233 – The Startup Academy – Raising Entrepreneurial Aspirations

Workshop Dates: June 6,7,8,9&10;  9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. each day. Students can arrive or be dropped off as early as 8:00 a.m. but content will not start until 9:00 a.m. An email will be sent closer to the camp start date with location details and parking information if needed.

This experience is a week-long, summer day academy for High School students (9-12) who demonstrate a desire to foster entrepreneurial spirit. Students selected for the summer academy will acquire business knowledge, and technological skills. They will be exposed to the challenges and rewards of starting their own ventures and develop connections with the business and community leaders.

Requirements: Students should bring their own laptop. Please reach out if you need to request a loaner computer. (A few are available). Lunch will not be provided but options are available on campus or student can bring their own.

Cost: $499 for 5 days

Instructor: Nabih Elhajj is Executive Director of iVenturED and Lead Facilitator of Sangamon CEO.

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Nabih Elhajj | NPR Illinois

UIS Campus location TBD
Event Type
Start Date/Time
Mon, Jun 06, 2022 9:00 am
End Date/Time
Fri, Jun 10, 2022 3:00 pm