From the Harford County Chamber of Commerce:
The Harford County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) fall of 2016 class. YEA! is a 30 week program that guides middle and high school students through launching and running their own real businesses or social movements!
YEA! is open to all students in grades 6-12. While in the Academy, students will receive all the necessary tools to launch their very own real, legal businesses. This includes access to valuable experts like attorneys, accountants, business mentors, and graphic designers; plus an audience with investors for real start-up cash! Students will also have the opportunity to win college scholarships.
The YEA! application is available online at http://www.harfordchamber.org/resources/yea/
Contact the Harford County Chamber at 410-838-2020 for details. Scholarships are available for this fall 2016 YEA! slass.
Applications must be submitted by 9/30/2016. The selection process is competitive and applicants are urged to apply early.
YEA! classes kick off on 10/25/2016 and end 05/09/2017. Classes meet weekly at the Harford County Public Library Abingdon Branch from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
INTERESTED? Join us on September 13, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. for an information session geared towards students and parents interested in participating in YEA! The information session will be held at the Harford Chamber office at 108 S. Bond St. Bel Air, MD 21014