Programs and Services for Youth
Are you a young person with a great business idea - but don't know where to start? We can help.
Matthew Slotwinski, our Entrepreneurship Programs Co-ordinator, is here to work with you to help turn your dream into reality. Email Matthew at email@example.com, or give him a call at 519-332-1820, extention 236.
The Business Enterprise Centre of Sarnia-Lambton and the Government of Ontario are dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship to the youth in this community. We are ready to assist you if you are interested in pursuing your dream of owning your own business or just want to find out if it's possible.
Youth Entrepreneurship Programs
Programs currently being offered through the Business Enterprise Centre of Sarnia-Lambton directed at promoting Youth Entrepreneurship include:
Summer Company 2013
The Summer Company program provides hands-on business training and mentoring, together with awards of up to $3,000, to help enterprising young people start up and run their own summer business. Ages 15-29. Check out our Summer Company Facebook page.
Business Plan Competition 2013
The Lambton Secondary School Business Plan Competition provides high school students with the opportunity to develop a viable business plan, receive expert constructive critiques from a set of local business professionals, and potentially to win one of six cash prizes. First prize is $1,000.
Canadian Youth Business Foundation
Are you a young entrepreneur, aged 18-39, ready to start our own business? If so, the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is your "go to" resource. We can help you bring a business idea to life! From pre-launch to growth and expansion, CYBF supports young entrepreneurs throughout the life cycle of their businesses by providing pre and post-launch coaching, financing, mentoring, and business resources.
Summer Company 2008 participants.