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310 workshops from October to March! 39 workshops total in March 2015!

Northern Ontario Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative

We hope everyone had an awesome summer and we are excited to get back into youth programming for the 2015-2016 school year!

Teachers and principals, if you are looking for creative, exciting, fun and educational workshops to have in your classroom, the Northern Ontario Entrepreneurship Initiative offers a variety to choose from to suit the needs of your classroom. Take a look at our program descriptions below and contact your local coordinator to book your workshop for the upcoming school year.

 

Grade level: JK to Grade 2
Workshop duration: 1 week, a couple hours per day.
Type: In-class workshop with local coordinator
Description: Introduces Primary students to the world of entrepreneurship. All activities are directly connected to curriculum outcomes. They are hands on and engaging for students.

 

 

Grade level: 3 to 6
Workshop duration: 1 day.
Type: In-class workshop with local coordinator and completion of logo with teacher.
Description: Students learn about entrepreneurship and how they can turn what they love to do into a future business. Students design a logo and write a paragraph describing their business.
What they can win: Students submit their logos for a chance to win $25 locally or $100 regionally.

 

Grade level: 7 to 8
Workshop duration: 1 day.
Type: In-class workshop with local coordinator and completion of multimedia business plan with teacher.
Description: Students learn about entrepreneurship and how they can turn what they love to do into a future business. They can write a one page business plan, create a video or Power-point describing their idea.
What they can win: Students submit their plan, video or Power-point for a chance to win $25 locally or $100 regionally.

 

 

 

Age: 9 to 12 years old.
Workshop duration: Flexible
Type: After-School program or Day camp.
Description: Kids create new toys, make mock up toys and have a lot of fun while learning about inventing and entrepreneurship.

 

 

 

 

Age: 15 to 34.
Workshop duration: Half day to full day workshop. Flexible.
Type: In-class or after-school.
Description: Students look at their own skills, aptitudes and interest in relation to pursuing the entrepreneurial option. They also learn about the programs and services available in their community.

 

 

 

Age: Any
Workshop duration: Flexible.
Type: In-class or after-school.
Description: Covering 9 modules, this workshop is designed to provide a strong basic foundation for participants to build their financial literacy.

 

 

Success Stories

Read about our success here.

 

Entrepreneurs in Action
Sydney Keown
"I never thought when I was making a Christmas gift for my Mom that it could actually turn into my own business "
Sydney Keown

Sydney was a participant in the Youth Enterprise Teen Camp this summer in Mattawa! Great job Sydney!

 

When you tell adults you will take their kids, get them to develop a business idea, borrow money, start a business, allow them to keep the profits, all while they have fun, and all in five days, adults quickly ask how to sign kids up.”  Sponsors/Supporters