young social entrepreneurs: class returns in 2019


WHEN & WHERE TO MEET

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

CLASS FORMAT

  • 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

WHAT TO BRING

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

PROGRAM WEEKLY SCHEDULE

  • 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

VOLUNTEER NEEDED

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


INVESTMENT

  • 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.


REFUND POLICY

  • 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