Creative Entrepreneurship Camp

Calling all budding innovators, entrepreneurs, creative problem-solvers, and tech pioneers! Are you overflowing with ideas and ready to turn them into reality? Whether you’re launching a new app, a worthwhile charity, or an amazing product, there are some things you need to know to get started. In this camp, you'll learn more about brainstorming solutions, managing projects, designing and developing a brand, and harnessing the power of social media to transmit your ideas to the public. You’ll even get hands-on experience, working with a team to develop a professional-looking presentation to pitch a great idea to potential investors. The week culminates with the annual Startup Studio Million Dollar Idea Showcase, where teams will show off their amazing pitches and prototypes to family, friends and local entrepreneurs!  

Ages: 13-17

Course Number:


Course Date:
Monday, June 11, 2018 to Friday, June 15, 2018
Course Date Info:

Day and Overnight Options Available
Extended Day (Pool) available until 5:30pm
Overnight students check-in on Sunday night at residence hall

UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
United States
Location Info:

Overnight students will check in at the residence hall on Sunday evening and check out on Saturday morning. Day students will check in on Monday morning between 8-8:30am. Classrooms are located around campus, and students may travel by foot, bus or university vehicle to get to classrooms or other camp activities. More details will be available in your confirmation email and in the welcome email sent out three weeks before camp begins.


Day Camp - $360

  • Optional Extended Day until 5:30pm - $35

Overnight Camp - $830

This course is designed for students with little to no background in business, and may not be suitable for advanced business students.


Jacqueline Baker is a recent graduate from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. She co-majored in Marketing and International Business, and minored in Italian. She was on the executive board for the International Business Society for two years as Public Relations Officer and Vice President. Jacqueline also has a passion for volunteering with children with special needs. She has worked with children of all ages and abilities for many years as a nanny, tutor, volunteer, and counselor. Jacqueline has a passion for digital media marketing, and looks forward to starting her career in this field in August. She is looking forward to sparking the students' passions in business through creative entrepreneurship. This is Jacqueline’s first year as a Summer Academy Instructor.

Lydia Klopfenstein is a senior at UGA in the process of finishing her degree in journalism and mass communication. She served as the Assistant Instructor for the Creative Entrepreneurship camp last summer, and was impressed by the amount of intelligence and creativity the students had. She developed a passion for how to use social media platforms to spread content and gain more followers. Lydia worked with children/teens since the age of 16 through mentorship programs, daycares, summer camps, nanny positions, and after school programs. She has also worked for Cox Media Group as a remote coordinator that hosted promotion events for the local radio stations in Athens. She loves interacting with this generation of kids and teenagers. They teach her something new every day and inspire her. This is Lydia’s second year as a Summer Academy Instructor.

What you need for camp/program: 

A detailed list of supplies needed for your camp program will be emailed to you two weeks before camp begins