McNair Center Entrepreneur Academy: 5-Day Hackathon Boot Camp
July 17 @ 12:00 pm - July 21 @ 6:00 pm
July 17- 21, 2017 | 5-Days for $195
5-Day entrepreneurship camp for high school students brought to you by
HBU’s McNair Center For Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise
Drones, Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality, 3D Printers, NASA Visit
Explore the design-thinking process through various creative challenges, problem-solving activities, and brainstorming sessions… all designed to enhance your entrepreneurial mindset. Form innovator teams and identify a global, community, or individual “problem” that requires a solution. Explore the difference between a product and a service. Through critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration, get to work creating a product or service that will solve the issue at hand. With multiple hours of ideation, prototyping, end-user interviews and refinement, your prototype will be solidified and ready for market.
- Immerse in Business & Entrepreneurship principles through hands‐on, authentic learning experiences with exposure to “real world” experts, special guests, and conclude with a special field trip to NASA.
- Explore the world around them and solve real‐life, practical issues that engage their hearts and minds while navigating the scope of the curriculum.
- Learn and use 21st Century skills such as innovation, creativity, communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, ethical decision making, collaboration, team work, time management, empathy, and leadership.
- Learn to work effectively with fellow team members and collaborate on daily responsibilities.
- Have fun with mixed reality equipment (AR/VR headsets), 3-D printers, and drones!