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Young Innovators Camp Toronto (July)


Where
MaRS Discovery District 101 College Street, Toronto

When
Jul 10 - Jul 14 , 2017
9am - 4pm

Who

Summary

The Young Innovators Program Helps Youth Build Big Ideas!

The FDS Young Innovators Program empowers kids to create, innovate and develop their entrepreneurial skills. We help kids uncover their passion, build prototypes and pitch solutions that bring meaningful change to the world. Students learn design methods and get hands-on experience building new business offerings.

Developed with world-class entrepreneurs and educators, the FDS experience is unique, transformative and an amazing way to develop leadership and critical thinking skills. Students are mentored throughout the process, and are exposed to thought leaders through our global network of entrepreneurs. Throughout the program they develop stronger confidence in themselves as creative entrepreneurs.

Key Takeaways

Build Solutions to Real World Challenges and Opportunities

Learn Design Thinking Strategy

Create and Pitch a Business

This course is
for you if...

  • You’re a youth aged 10-14

  • You want to make a difference in the world

  • You want to have fun!

"FDS Innovation Camp is an excellent program. My son learned skills of critical thinking and it’s application. It gave him immense self confidence. I was very happy to see my son was so proud that he can innovate ideas and apply them practically. Well done and thanks FDS."

Parent from London Camp

Agenda

2pm Friday

Parents are invited to “Demo Day”

4pm Daily

Students are picked up from camp

9am Daily

Students arrive at camp

Facilitator

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Zélia Capitão-Tavares

Zélia Capitão-Tavares is a teacher at McMurrich Junior PS, where she empowers students to become entrepreneurs through the McMurrich “Business Day” program. She holds a Master of Education from the University of Toronto; was nominated for the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence; and is the recipient of the BMO Financial Group National Student Innovation Award. With more than 15 years of experience innovating in education, Zélia believes that we need to find the 'spark' in each student & step aside to let them shine!

Details

$375 + tax

Included Materials:

  • All materials provided

Young Innovators Camp Toronto (July)

MaRS Discovery District 101 College Street, Toronto

July 10 - July 14 , 2017

$375 + tax