Summer Camps

USF Youth Venture Residential Camp (Grades 10-12)

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Embark on an enriching journey at the Youth Venture Summer Camp, a collaborative venture with the USF Muma College of Business Center for Entrepreneurship. This exclusive 4-day, 3-night residential program invites 10th to 12th-grade students to delve into the dynamic realm of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Under the guidance of Camp Director Dr. Dirk Libaers, participants will engage in hands-on activities, delve into real-world entrepreneurship scenarios, and take enlightening excursions to key innovation hubs, including the Florida Inventors Hall—a prestigious institution celebrating Florida's inventive legacy. Moreover, students will explore USF Connect, a vibrant innovation and business incubation hub fostering collaboration and entrepreneurship within the university community.

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Living the authentic USF student life, students will spend nights at Juniper-Poplar Hall, gaining a glimpse into the campus lifestyle. Throughout this immersive experience, students will hone practical entrepreneurial skills. They'll learn to identify opportunities, craft robust business models, navigate funding avenues, and master the art of pitching ideas to potential investors.

Mark your calendar for June 5th to June 8th, 2024, and join us for an unforgettable and transformative adventure. This program promises collaborative learning, self-discovery, and the development of essential tools to excel in the competitive business landscape, all set within the inspiring innovation ecosystem of the University of South Florida.

Read more about last year's Youth Venture Summer Camp by clicking here.

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Camp Details

Camp Director: Dr. Dirk Libaers
Location:USF Tampa at the Muma College of Business and Juniper-Poplar Hall
Grade Levels: 10th - 12th Grade
Camp Format:
Residential Camp, 4-day, 3-nights

Contact Information

Phone Number: (813) 974-3355

In Collaboration with:

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