YouthBiz StartUp

YouthBiz StartUpStudents pitch a business at YouthBiz StartUp

Learn, think, speak, act like an entrepreneur

YouthBiz StartUp provides middle and high school students with the basic building blocks of success through an engaging curriculum and hands-on activities.

In this 10-week program, students will:

Learn about themselves and others

Compose their own power team

Develop a business idea

Create a prototype

Pitch their business to a panel of judges

“What I like about the YouthBiz StartUp program is it helped me understand about budgeting and finance, and it also helped me learn more about myself.”

–YouthBiz StartUp Participant

The curriculum is mapped to the National Content Standards for Entrepreneurship Education and teaches 21st Century Skills such as critical thinking and reasoning, information literacy, collaboration, self-direction, and invention.

Ideal for groups of 10-15 students, the program allows for a flexible delivery in after-school clubs, enrichment periods or elective class periods.

Young Americans Center provides comprehensive resources including teacher training, workbooks, prototype materials, prize money, and more.

The cost is $250 but scholarships are available!

Contact us for more details.

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