Teen Entrepreneur Summer Academy
Launch an Idea Out of this World!
The Teen Entrepreneur Summer Academy (TESA) is an entrepreneurship day camp that attracts students from across the state of Michigan. During the five day camp students create an original business pitch from the idea stage to a developed concept. With innovative lectures and hands-on learning sessions along with creative problem solving tasks TESA prepares each student with an arsenal of entrepreneurial tools that are advantageous for college admissions and resume building.
>> Grand Rapids Academy (June 16-20, 2014)
TESA Overview The Teen Entrepreneur Summer Academy (TESA) is a hands-on, interactive camp for West Michigan high school students to learn how to launch a business. Academy participants will be exposed to the importance of networking (with students and professionals), target market research and idea generation during the business development process. The curriculum is based on the Career Pathways Program and National Entrepreneurship Education Standards. A combination of brainstorming activities, teambuilding lessons and a field trip to an entrepreneurial center will supplement each students creative problem solving task. The final day concludes with a judged business pitch by each team. $1,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. >> Grand Rapids Academy (June 17-21)
Young Entrepreneurs in Action