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Camp BizSmart

Map1171 Homestead Rd., Suite. 275
Santa Clara, CA 95050
  • Academic & Enrichment Camps
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  • Leadership Camps
  • Overnight Camps
  • STEM/STEAM Camps
  • Science Camps
  • Technology Camps


At Camp BizSmart, aspiring young entrepreneurs acquire valuable skills by solving actual business problems from the CEO’s of hot Silicon Valley companies.

At Camp BizSmart, over 10-days, students ages 11-15 work in teams and are mentored by industry experts. On day 9, students present and defend their solutions at Microsoft before a panel of venture capital and angel investors.

At the BizSmart Alumni Accelerator, “idea makers and world shakers” age 12 – 16 will test their entrepreneur ability and start up knowledge in real world, “pop-up” simulations to bring their product to life and push their dreams into reality. Learn how to go from garage to global in this one-of-a-kind, life changing 10 day entrepreneurship experience. This unique opportunity will conclude with a real world showcase event at Microsoft Silicon Valley where the teams will feature their products in an exciting and competitive trade-show like event.

Specially created for Teens 16-19, our Teen Designathon is a unique, intense, 6 day skill-based design competition workshop for top notch young entrepreneurs who want to learn how to turn ideas into cool, value added products! BizSmart Global Design Thinking workshops are taking place around the globe, inspiring the entrepreneurs and business leaders of tomorrow, today. This innovative, skill based, hands-on workshop will be led by experienced BizSmart Global Silicon Valley business and entrepreneurship faculty members.


Additional Information:

County: Out of State
San Mateo
Santa Clara
Gender: Coed
Minimum Age: 11
Maximum Age: 19
Year Established: 2007
Capacity: average is 24-36 per session but varies by session
Lodging: University Residential available for most dates
Camp Length: Varies: 6 & 10 day sessions
Cost Per Week: $625 - $995.per week for day students, depending on length and program, $1,295-2,175 per week for residential and tuition pkg. diffence depends on workshop length and location
Cost Per Day: range according to location and length of program:$150-200. for day students; $340-420/day for housing and tuition
Financial Aid Offered: yes
Camp Director : Dr. Mike Gibbs, CEO and Founder
Camp Director Email: dr.mike@bizsmartglobal.com

Quick Facts:

Residential housing available

at Santa Clara Univ.

Work with Cool CEO's from Hot Companies

to create product innovations to solve real company biz cases

Create a work portfolio that showcases your skills so you stand out

valuable proof of what you have accomplished - your product innovation design, biz pitch, and biz plan.

work in teams to solve business cases from CEO's

pitch at Alibaba and Microsoft to venture capitalists, angel investors, and CEO's.

pitch your product solution at Microsoft

in Silicon Valley - compete for 1st place and chance to be grand champion.

Hands-on experiental learning

work hard while having fun - this is nothing like school - if you lov to solve problems and work with great mentors - join us!

Premiere Locations

Silicon Valley and Worldwide

Strategic Partners

Garage Technology Ventures, Alliance of Chief Executives, Keiretsu Forum, Microsoft, and more provide valuable mentoring and insight.

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