The Teen Biz Camp is a 8 week total immersion small business after-school program for teens ages 12-18. The camp has 3 phases and concludes with a Pitch Day for cash prizes and a Graduation. The Kickoff & Orientation is Wednesday, October 30th from 6 pm-7:30 pm. Please attend kick-off to enroll! During the orientation, we will explain how the entire program works and parents will sign permission forms to officially enroll teens and get started. The Benefits By the end of the program, teens have their own small business kit including: 1. The Entrepreneur’s Workbook 2. Website/Shopping Cart 3. Business Card & Logo 4. Network of Business Owners and Support 5. Certificate of Completion 6. Up to $5000 Scholarship to attend Media-Tech Institute or Houston Community College AND 2n1 Laptop/Tablet (upon successful completion...See PIC BELOW)!!! Actual Camp Dates: Nov 6th- Dec 18th Wednesdays from 6 pm- 8 pm at University of Texas at Dallas Every other Saturday 11am - 1 pm There is a cost to participate, but we have payment plans, sponsorships, and fundraising opportunities for those who need financial assistance. Visit our FAQ on our website: http://targetevolution.org/faq/ *Available Online and In Class For more information, visit our website: targetevolution.org or send an email to [email protected]! About Target Evolution, Inc. and the Teen Biz Camp: Target Evolution is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in 2011, which helps teens earn money for college and other activities with a small business or freelance work. Over 500 teens have participated in our programs both online and on site, and we're currently expanding throughout Texas. Our curriculum is designed by a world class team of entrepreneurs and professionals with a combined total of 125 years of experience in business and entrepreneurship. Our workbook is an official college textbook used in the University of North Texas at Dallas' Entrepreneurship Course. The Teen Biz Camp is our signature program and is a 4-8 week total immersion small business camp, which concurrently runs in multiple cities in Texas 3 times per year (Fall, Spring, & Summer). Texas Teen Biz Camp cities include Dallas, Houston, LaMarque, and LaGrange. About University of Texas at Dallas (ProConnect Program): The University of Texas at Dallas is ranked No. 1 in the United States among universities founded less than 50 years ago. Naveen Jindal School of Management is the largest of UT Dallas' eight schools. The School of Management at the University of Texas—Dallas places students in the heart of one of the top business hubs in the country. Studying in Dallas, students are a stone’s throw from the headquarters of corporations such as ExxonMobil, Texas Instruments, and Southwest Airlines. The Masters of Accounting students in the Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas are offering a FREE "consulting" Service each semester to area businesses, including startups and nonprofits, with a variety of accounting related projects such as writing a business plan or developing a chart of accounts. Organizations can connect with a team of 3-5 students each semester. By completing projects for class credit, our students gain valuable real-world experience. The Teen Biz Camp students are mentored by UTD students and have access to every resource to be successful in their business and financially literate before going to college. About Community Bank of Texas: With 39 locations and the strength and stability of a $3.3 billion financial institution, Community Bank of Texas has the depth of financial resources to meet the short-term, long-term and ongoing financial needs of businesses and communities throughout Houston, Beaumont, Dallas and surrounding communities in Texas. With decisions made locally, our bankers have the expertise, industry knowledge and flexibility to develop custom solutions and the right mix of products and services to help businesses and families thrive. For the past two years, Community Bank of Texas has been a Proud Sponsor of Target Evolution Inc and the Teen Biz Camp program. This incredible partnership has enabled Target Evolution Inc to grow the Teen Biz Camp program throughout Houston and surrounding areas in Texas. Our goals is to continue to expand together, improve communities, and help families build a strong financial future.