The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will offer an Entrepreneurship & Innovation Camp July 13 through 17 from 9 am- 2 pm for rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders.  

This week-long summer camp offers participants the opportunity to learn more about Entrepreneurship and Innovation through Action Based Learning.

Budding business owners will:  learn to think strategically as they develop the Entrepreneurial Mindset; meet and learn from successful local entrepreneurs; unleash their creativity as they develop a business concept from business model to pitch to local community leaders; and develop leadership skills and civic responsibility along the way.

There is a $50 registration fee. Pre-registration is required. Please call 828-627-4512 or email for more information or to register. Information is also available at

Visit or call 828.627.4512 for additional information or to register today. Thinking about starting a business in Haywood County or growing an existing business? Take advantage of the programs, services and resources provided by the Small Business Center. The NC Community College’s Small Business Center Network assists in starting an average of more than 600 businesses each year. Small Business Centers have an economic impact in 90% of all NC Counties each year, helping to create and retain nearly 3,000 jobs annually.