young social entrepreneurs: class returns in 2019


  • Paradise Canyon Elementary: Class Returns in 2019.
  • Palm Crest Elementary: Class Returns in 2019.
  • La Canada Elementary: Class Returns in 2019.


  • Once a week, 1.5-hour meeting for 12 weeks
  • 20 students per class, 2 instructors and 4 mentors (Minimum of 10 students to start a class)
  • Students in teams of 4, with oldest as team leader


  • A light snack (A bag of munchies & water)
  • A positive attitude and an inquisitive mind!


  • Week 1: Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship
  • Week 2: Product - Cause Alignment
  • Week 3: Unique Selling Proposition
  • Week 4: Pitch and Story Development
  • Week 5: Internal Pitch Presentation
  • Week 6: Pitch to Your Non-Profit Partners
  • Week 7: Campaign Development (Field trip #1)
  • Week 8: Product Development
  • Week 9: Marketing & Packaging Development
  • Week 10: Financial Analysis (Price/ cost/ revenue/ profit)
  • Week 11: Internal Demo Day (Demo Day in collaboration with a social enterprise)
  • Week 12: Recognition & Celebration


We encourage the participation of parents as mentors of our young entrepreneurs. Please contact Eric or Zach to let us know if and how you can participate


  • General registration: $365 per 12-week session.
  • Best Friend Bonus: If you signup with a friend, we will refund $50 at end of registration period as a Best Friend Bonus. Be sure to provide Best Friend Bonus information when making payment online or write us a note when drop-off a check*.
  • Please drop-off checks at school offices (PCY, LCE or PCR). Make checks payable to “School-X” and place student name(s) on the checks*.

*You MUST register online regardless of payment method. If you wish to pay by check or use a voucher from La Canada Education Foundation, please check the appropriate boxes during the checkout process to by-pass online payment.


  • Full refund for students withdraw prior class starts
  • 50% refund for students withdraw after class started
  • No refund for students withdraw 3 weeks after class started

The class returns in 2018.

It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
— Bill Gates