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Business camp geared toward kids

Published: Friday, June 7, 2013 2:01 p.m. CDT

OGLESBY — The University of Illinois Extension Office and Illinois Small Business Development Center at Illinois Valley Community College have partnered to offer “Biz Kidz: Entrepreneurship Camp” June 17-20.

Campers will explore the characteristics of great entrepreneurs, investigate existing businesses and design a product blueprint. They will also learn the skills of marketing ideas, financing a business and operating a business through the hands on activity of operating a lemonade stand.

Students entering grades 6 and 7 are invited to attend the 9 a.m. to noon camp in room A-321. Instructors will be Jordan Ellena and Gina Czubachowski. Registration is required by Wednesday; cost is $75. Call 815-224-0447 to register of 815-224-0427 for information.

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