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BizVenture!™ helps you learn how to start and operate your own business. YES uses award-winning programming developed by the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship and by YES. The program is facilitated by a NFTE-certified teacher and local business owners, who serve as guest speakers, tour hosts, and advisors. The program is for youth ages 16-24 and meets national standards and helps develop school-to-career competencies. Some participants receive academic credit from their schools for BizVenture!

Upcoming Programs
Orange, MA May 5-June 25, 2009, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3am-6pm.

Orange, MA Summer 2009, dates and times TBA.

Orange, MA Fall 2009, dates and times TBA.

What's Included?
  ▪ BizBag filled with business tools
  ▪ visits from and tours of local businesses
  ▪ invention, sales, stock contests
  ▪ BizPlan competition
  ▪ graduation, framed diploma, YES membership
  ▪ BizTrips

After Venture!™
  ▪ be a voting member of the Society
  ▪ receive MOXIE!, YES' e-mail newsletter
  ▪ advertise your services through YES' Odd Job Squad
  ▪ save 10% at YES BizCenter

Cost
Program fee for YES U students is free, for others it is sliding scale, $50-$200, and includes all program activities, materials, and snacks. You will not be denied participation because of your inability to pay, but you must apply for a scholarship or work-exchange.

Apply
Space is limited to 15 participants per program, so apply early!
1. Complete an application
2. We will contact you for a interview and then to confirm your attendance by mail, phone or e-mail.

Questions?
Call Nate at (978) 544-1869 or email nate at yes-inc dot org.

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