Junior Achievement Entrepreneurship Camp hosted by UAH

Junior Achievement of North Alabama

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (May 26, 2014) - The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) College of Business Administration and Junior Achievement of North Alabama are joining together to offer an Experience Entrepreneurship! Camp July 13-18. The camp is a six-day intensive experience designed for high school students who are considering careers in entrepreneurship and new business ventures.

Students will be exposed to all aspects of planning and launching an entrepreneurial venture, including recognizing opportunities, understanding customers and competition, determining how much money is needed to start and grow a business, building the start-up team – and other topics. Camp participants will work in teams, planning the launch of a new product, all under the guidance of successful community entrepreneurs, leading faculty, and UAH Entrepreneurship Club student members. The week will conclude with a business plan presentation with prizes and awards for the winning team.

Quick Facts:

  • The $350 fee includes all housing, meals, and program materials for the Sunday through Friday program. Financial need scholarships are available.
  • Students will work in teams on a real new product opportunity, mentored by UAH Entrepreneurship Club student members and successful community entrepreneurs.

ELIGIBILITY: Must be a rising sophomore, junior, or senior high school student in fall 2014.

Download the application here.

Reminder Dates:

June 1 - Last day to apply
June 15 - Remainder of tuition due
June 23 - Get Ready for Camp informational package mailed
July 13 – 18 - Experience Entrepreneurship Camp Week!

For more information, contact:
Joyce Anderson-Maples