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SBTDC to Host Summer Business Camp for Young Entrepreneurs

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (April 2, 2014) – The Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies and the Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Central Missouri will host the Entrepreneur or Bust Business Camp for young entrepreneurs June 23-27 on the UCM campus.

The Entrepreneur or Bust Business Camp is a week-long course for middle and high school students that covers the fundamentals of starting a business from the ground up. Those attending will learn what is needed, how to make best use of what they have, who can help them and what profits can be made by turning their ideas into reality.

In conjunction with the Entrepreneur or Bust Business Camp, the Blaine Whitworth Fund, a local non-profit organization, will provide up to 20 $300 scholarships for students wishing to attend the camp. The Blaine Whitworth Fund will host the second annual Go Big or Go Home 5K Run and Walk at 9 a.m. April 5, 2014, in downtown Warrensburg. Proceeds from the race will go to provide the continued support for the Entrepreneur or Bust Summer Camp and to the families of UCM students Jennifer Reeder and Erin Hook, members of Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority who died in an automobile accident earlier this semester.

To register for the Go Big or Go Home 5K Run, visit gobigorgohome.com.

Real-world entrepreneurs, business coaches, attorneys and business teachers will lead students through a week of discovery during the camp, planned for June 23-27 on the UCM campus. A minimum of 18 students must be registered to proceed with the camp. Cost to each participant in $400, which includes housing and meals in a UCM residence hall, use of UCM recreational facilities and the materials needed for the course.

For more information about the Entrepreneur or Bust Business camp, contact Darrell Brammer with the Small Business and Technology Development Center at UCM at brammer@ucmo.edu.