Teen Entrepreneur Challenge Summer Camp: Fun And So Much S’more!

Interested in attending TEC 2024?

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Join us May 8 from 6 pm – 7 pm


One-Week Residential Camp
Penn State Lehigh Valley faculty and staff deliver fun, interactive programs to teach rising high school students key strategies for starting a business and developing an entrepreneurial mindset. Through light instruction and team-building events, students gain exposure to real-world problems that they can solve in collaboration with business leaders. They'll form corporate teams, develop products and pitch their marketing plans... all while having fun and gaining critical-thinking skills that last a lifetime. Applying is as easy as 1-2-3! First, indicate your interest and apply today! Then we'll get back to you to set up a brief conversation. We'll tell you more about the experience, and you can let us know a bit more about you. Then, lastly, if you're eligible we'll help you finalize your registration. Apply today and take the first step!
Program Details:
  • Sunday, July 28 to Saturday, August 3, 2024
  • $995.00; tuition assistance available
  • Field Trips
  • Rising Grades 9-12, all students are encouraged to apply!

Get an Inside Look

Take a tour of the TEC camp and see its positive impact. Campers gain valuable business skills in a fun environment that encourages camaraderie and team-building!

What to expect… encouragement, inspiration and lots of cool ideas.


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Campers will:

  • Work in teams to design a product or service-based business
  • Learn market place dynamics, financial strategies, and how to make business plans
  • Present their strategic thinking in a pitch competition
  • All while having fun!!!

Plan to be enriched… Penn State Leigh Valley faculty and staff host an action-packed week. From s’mores and water balloon fights, to brainstorms and business solutions, this camp is an all-in-one experience of a lifetime.

Ask how you can earn college credit for participating!

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Financial Assistance Available

We are working diligently to secure a limited amount of funding which will be used to offer scholarships to students that qualify for financial assistance. If you're interested to learn about your options, please email LVLaunchBox@psu.edu with "TEC Financial Assistance" in the subject line and someone will be in touch with you.


For additional information, email the LaunchBox Team at LVLaunchBox@psu.edu.

Thank you to our generous 2023 sponsors: Victaulic & Bosch