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Be a Trep! Youth EnTREPreneurship Camp- Day 4

Thu, Jul 11 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Be a Trep! is a week-long youth entrepreneurship summer camp for any rising 6th - 9th grade student for the fall of 2024 with an interest in entrepreneurship. It will be held on the Southwestern Community College (Sylva campus) July 8-11, 2024 from 9-3 pm.


~Gain insight into the entrepreneurship and business fields

~Learn what it takes to turn an idea or passion into a product or career

~Meet and learn from real entrepreneurs

~Create and develop business ideas in a fun environment

~Pitch a business idea to a panel of judges

~Make new friends

The purpose of this camp is to teach entrepreneurship as a viable career option, teach business skills, and give students the opportunity to explore the world of entrepreneurship. Through fun games, activities, group projects, and a business simulation, students will learn business and marketing strategy, teamwork, and essential problem-solving and leadership skills.

Every day is filled with interesting and challenging activities to help students learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and creating a startup business. Each student develops an idea for a business that he or she can start individually or as a group, and on the final day will pitch the idea in front of a panel of judges in the form of a contest.

Parents will be invited to the student's ‘Business Pitch Party’ on the last day of camp Thursday, July 11 at 1 pm. Lunch will be provided each day, but please bring refillable water bottles. Parents will be responsible for providing transportation.

Spots will go fast so call or email now! The fee for the camp is $50 per camper and we will accept the first 20 students to register. Please contact the SBC at 828-339-4426 or email or to secure your spot and for registration instructions. Registration ends June 15.

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 828-339-4426


Southwestern Community College Small Business Center
Burrell Building Rm 203 & 209
447 College Drive Sylva, NC 28779