JA Company Program Spring Break Camp 2024, hosted by KAST

February 27th, 2024

KAST (Kootenay Association for Science and Technology) and JA British Columbia are thrilled to announce the highly anticipated Spring Break Start-Up Camp.

This free event is set to take place from March 18-22, offering an immersive experience designed to equip students with the knowledge and practical skills required to create their own start-up ventures and confidently present them to potential investors.

During the Start-Up Camp, students will dive into the world of entrepreneurship and gain invaluable insights into various aspects of business development. This comprehensive program will provide participants with a strong foundation in essential areas such as marketing, venture funding, public speaking, and business fundamentals.

Taking place at the Ground Floor Coworking Space, located at 131 7th Avenue South in Cranbrook the camp will foster a collaborative environment where students will work in teams alongside their peers.

The program is carefully designed to enhance teamwork, decision-making, and critical thinking skills, ensuring participants are well-prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the entrepreneurial world.

“The Start-Up Camp offers a really unique opportunity for students to explore their entrepreneurial potential and gain practical skills that can shape their future,” said Sam Farrell, East Kootenay Director at KAST.

“We are thrilled to collaborate with JABC to provide a dynamic and empowering learning experience that nurtures innovation and inspires young minds.”

The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, providing students with a focused and immersive experience.

This event is at no cost to parents or attendees.

Aspiring entrepreneurs, parents, and educators seeking more information on the program are encouraged to click here or contact Alice Ko at a.ko@jabc.org or Sam Farrell at sam@kast.com.

About KAST:

The Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) is a non-profit organization based in the Kootenay region. It supports the growth of science, technology, and innovation in the region by connecting businesses, entrepreneurs, and students with resources and support.

About JABC:

JA British Columbia (JABC) is a not-for-profit impact organization that delivers free, hands-on, immersive education in work readiness, financial health, and entrepreneurship. Reaching thousands of young people each year through partnerships with educators, volunteers, and donors, JABC is one of the few organizations with the experience and passion to build a brighter future for the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders. JABC’s real-world training helps young people develop the skills to build successful careers, prepare for the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship, and learn to thrive financially.

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