Camp Girl Boss
Empowering Middle School Girls through Entrepreneurship
Well, hey there Illinois…
It’s time to celebrate your Girl Boss Innovation
$10,000 Business Plan Competition
Girl Boss teams solve the 2020 National Challenge
Panel of State Judges
Each state will have a panel of up to 10 Entrepreneurial Experts to serve as the Business Plan Competition Judges, to select a winning team per state. Those 50 teams will then compete for the $10,000 top prize.
Teams of Girl Bosses
Upon completion of the Camp Girl Boss summer program, camp graduates will have the opportunity to apply to join a team of girl bosses from their own state to compete in the national Business Plan Competition.
Women in Business Mentors
The 2020 Business Plan Competition is will host up to 100 teams per state with 1 sponsoring woman mentor per team. We are recruiting “Women in Business” now to host their own local team. Deadline to apply is September 1st.
Represent Illinois by joining the Camp Girl Boss family
Empowering the Next Generation of Female Leaders
Our virtual leadership & entrepreneurship program is bringing middle school girls to the front-lines of innovation through our Business Plan Competition and virtual camp. Paired with local women mentors, Camp Girl Boss is changing the way that young girls see their potential to make a difference in the world.
Recruiting local Women Mentors to support Girl Boss teams…
Cat Ford Coates
The Camp Girl Boss Revolution
Ideas are Powerful
Camp Girl Boss offers an immersive online journey that teaches middle school girls about the worlds of leadership and entrepreneurship! Our virtual educational program hosts a private community with education videos, live streaming, and creative business activities for preteen girls. In addition, campers are teamed up in groups of 5 girls and 1 woman mentor to compete in the $10,000 Business Plan Competition.
Deadline to register for the online experience and Fall Competition is September 1st
Our unique Online Community
We show middle school girls how to turn their ideas into opportunity by learning about leadership, money, business, and goal setting. Through a combination virtual learning and an interactive Girl Boss community, together we discover what is possible when you build your way to a better future.
teams per state
Experience Camp Girl Boss Live
with our daily interviews on YouTube
$10,000 Business Plan Competition & Virtual Conference
November 19 – 21, 2020
Sequoyah Fund is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) serving the Eastern Band of Cherokee and the seven western counties of North Carolina. They offer a variety of loan products for new and existing small businesses, and provide ongoing training and consulting for businesses throughout Western North Carolina. Sequoyah Fund owns the REAL Entrepreneurship Curriculum and serves as the Lead Organizer for the Camp Girl Boss program.