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Entrepreneurship X

Changing the world through business

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Kick start your entrepreneurial journey! Entrepreneurship X is a boot camp for future entrepreneurs and change makers. God has given us skills to solve problems large and small and to think about things in new and different ways. These entrepreneurial skills are highly sought after and will help you stand out from the crowd in your college applications and future career path.

Whether your talents lie in art, business, music, science or technology, come to Entrepreneurship X boot camp to be inspired to think in new ways, develop new skills and solve problems that matter to you all for God’s glory.

Activities

  • Collaborate with others in a series of fast-paced, competitive challenges that will build your entrepreneurial skills.
  • Learn to think like an entrepreneur and put your new skills to the test.
  • Identify a problem that needs to be solved and work in your team to identify an innovative solution.
  • Learn from and get feedback from inspirational Christian entrepreneurs.
  • Learn how to pitch your ideas effectively in our “Bear Den.”
  • Grow spiritually through Bible challenges related to entrepreneurial skills.
  • Leave better prepared to make a difference in the world for God’s glory.
  • Camp ends with a Business Pitch in the “Bear Den” in Levinson Hall.

Sample Schedule

Each action-packed day at Entrepreneurship X boot camp is different. You will learn to think like an entrepreneur and develop new ideas. Feedback from Christian entrepreneurs will help you bring your ideas to life. You will be challenged to go above and beyond what you think is possible. And along the way we’ve built in a few surprises.

General Information

Arrival/Departure

When to Arrive

Camp check-in for all campers is on Sunday between 2-4 p.m. at the Welcome Center.

Day camp drop-off each day will be from 8-8:30 a.m. at the Welcome Center.

What to do When You Arrive

When you arrive on campus, follow the signs to the Welcome Center to check in. Our camp counselors will give you your camp schedule and camp T-shirt. If you have a camp balance, you can take care of it at this time.

When to Depart

Day Camp pick-up each day will be from 4:30-5 p.m. in the Welcome Center. Camp ends on Friday at noon. Check with your specific camp schedule about final presentations, performances or concerts that take place on Friday.

Day Campers

Day campers must live in or stay with family in the immediate Greenville area.

Campers may be required to be on campus from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on camp days. Check your camp schedule for specific details.

Day campers can also enjoy a fun highlight of our camp experience, the Bruins Bash, on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Lunch and dinner are included in the camp cost.

What to Bring

What to Bring

Phones may be used at certain time during the week of camp depending upon activities.

A modest amount of spending money is suggested for The Den, vending machines and Bruins Shop.

Girls: One-piece swimsuit or two-piece swimsuit covering the midriff are appropriate for optional swim times at the campus pool.

Guys: Swim trunks are appropriate for optional swim times at the campus pool.

Please note: BJU cannot be responsible for money, valuables or personal articles.

Overnight Campers:

  • Twin bedding or a sleeping bag and pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Towels and shower shoes
  • Bible

What to Wear

Girls: For general camp activities, knee-length shorts or loose pants (yoga-type pants would not be appropriate) are normal camp attire. Tank tops, low cut tops, or crop top styles will not be permitted. For those wishing to take part in any water activities, please bring dark, loose clothing.

Guys: For general camp activities, shorts or pants with a T-shirt are normal camp attire. For those wishing to take part in any water activities, please bring dark, loose clothing.

Accommodations

Lunch will be served in our dining common in an all-you-can-eat buffet style. Any food concerns (allergies, diet restrictions, etc.) can be noted in the online registration form.

Camp Director

Dr. Adele Dunn

Dr. Adele Dunn

Adele Dunn is an experienced academic entrepreneur from the UK who has worked extensively with international business startups and business leaders to inspire innovation and change. A senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy and business researcher, she has published widely in the area of innovation networks. She teaches marketing and entrepreneurship at BJU.

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