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Young Entrepreneurs Learn about Business at Youth Enterprise Camp

LOCAL2 Staff for local2 sault ste. marie
June 4th, 2012 at 12:40pm

youth businessAn exciting business experience awaits youth between the ages of 9 to 13. In its sixth year of operation, youth of our region will have the opportunity to participate in a 5-day summer camp unlike any other in our region from August 13th to August 17th 2011. Youth Enterprise Camp is sponsored by Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDC) throughout Algoma-Manitoulin, (Superior East CFDC, CDC of Sault Ste. Marie & Area, LAMBAC CFDC and East Algoma CFDC), Algoma University, local businesses and community organizations. It is a one of a kind business camp that enables all participants the opportunity to embark on a journey into the world of enterprise. The camp also includes great summer activities including swimming, exciting outings, recreational games, campfires and much more.

Young Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to meet new friends, create their own business and they may even make a profit that is theirs to keep. Camp participants will be under the supervision of the Algoma-Manitoulin CFDCs and Algoma University.

By the end of the week, campers will recognize various qualities, characteristics and attitudes within themselves that can be related to entrepreneurship. Campers will also learn how to be a team player,

a creative thinker, better their organizational skills and goal setting skills all aimed at self-discovery. Campers will run their own “Business For A Day” on Friday August 17th at the Station Mall. This is a perfect opportunity for Algoma-Manitoulin residents to come out and support our entrepreneurs of the future.

Youth Enterprise Camp will take place at Algoma University in Sault Ste Marie from August 13th to August 17th for youth aged 9 to 13 years of age. This camp will host participants from Manitoulin, Espanola, Elliot Lake, North Shore, Blind River, Huron Shores, Thessalon, Sault Ste Marie, Wawa and areas. There are a limited amount of spaces available per community so participants should register early.

Cost: $225 Deadline to register: June 15, 2012.

For more information and to register please visit our website at www.campbiz.ca or contact: Christine Chamberlain, CDC of Sault Ste. Marie & Area, 705-942-9000, ext. 221.


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