WHAT is BizCamp?
BizCamp is a FREE entrepreneurship training program for middle school, high school, and Job Corps students! The program was created in 2001 by the Inner City Entrepreneur (ICE) Institute, in affiliation with local universities, Caddo Parish Schools, and Shreveport Job Corps. ICE’s mission is “to create a new crop of entrepreneurs for the 21st century”.
WHEN is BizCamp? June 5 – 16, 2023, Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5pm
Daily attendance is mandatory.
The excitement continues year-round! We invite graduates to join us on special community projects, speaker presentations, parties, and field trips throughout the fall and spring. BY APPLYING FOR ADMISSION TO THE SUMMER PROGRAM, STUDENTS AGREE TO ATTEND AT LEAST THREE EVENTS THAT WILL TAKE PLACE DURING THE REMAINDER OF THE YEAR.
WHO are the BizCamp Instructors?
BizCamp faculty will include top Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) (formerly the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Inc.) Certified Teachers who graduated from “NFTE University”. “NFTE University”, an international teacher certification program, delivers high-quality professional training to public and private school teachers and community-based youth workers.
WHERE is BizCamp held?
The majority of BizCamp activities will take place at the Northwestern State University of Louisiana’s Nursing and School of Allied Health Education Center, located at 1800 Line Avenue, Shreveport, LA. Registration will take place on the first day of camp. Parents/guardians are always given notice when BizCamp activities are held off-site.
• Dynamic Business workshops
• Interactive Business Education Software
• Meet motivational Business Leaders
• Participate in Market Place
• Field trips to exciting destinations
• Nutritional breakfast, lunch, and snacks provided
HOW do I join BizCamp?
Complete the attached application; send it, along with the letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor, and a 100-word essay.
Application submission options:
Complete the attached application and send it to us by Friday, May 12, 2023.
Mail to: ICE Institute
820 Jordan Street, Suite 315
Shreveport, LA 71101-4518
If you have questions or need to call us for any reason, here is our phone number: 318-425-4234; or call the BizCamp Director, Lena Leviston, 318-207-4174.
BizCamp 2023 is June 5th – 16th!