Big Innovation Challenge

A summer camp that incorporates STEAM programming to teach students the key strategies for starting a business and developing an entrepreneurial mindset. Students gain exposure to real-world problems and collaborate with business leaders.

  • Developing an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Learn key strategies for starting a business.
  • Learning from real-world experiences through local companies.
  • Camp culminates in a team pitch competition to a panel of judges.

Big Innovation Challenge Schedule 

Grades 3-5 Grades 6-8 Grades 9-12
August 7-10, 2023 August 7-10, 2023 N/A
9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. N/A
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Camp Fee and Registration

Regular Registration Fee: $369 *Registration fee includes lunch each day for the participant from our cafeteria. 

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Meet the Instructor 

Neffie Richardson

Neffie Richardson is a third-grade teacher in Philadelphia and loves laughing, ice cream, and gluten-free pasta. She holds an undergraduate degree in criminal justice and tries to spend as much time at calm beach towns as possible. In her spare time, Neffie can be found taking barre classes or reading. She can’t wait to have fun this summer with everyone at PSU!