Welcome to Discover@Wheaton Summer Seminar for High School Students
2017 Program Offering: Innovation and Social Change Become a change-maker under the guidance of Wheaton President Dennis Hanno, who has taught this program around the world.
For: Rising Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors and recent High School Graduates
Program Dates: July 10 - 14, 2017; 9:00am - 5:00pm
Program Cost: $575, includes lunch and snacks
Do you want to make a difference in the world? Are you interested in learning how to build an entrepreneurial venture?
The Innovation and Social Change Seminar is an opportunity to do both! Through this intensive week-long course you will learn the fundamentals of business and discover the pathway to making meaningful change. By the end of the week you will be prepared to launch an organization that can help you achieve your dreams of making a difference in the world. And, you will have the unique opportunity to learn directly from Wheaton College President Dennis Hanno, as well as many of Wheaton's outstanding faculty.
What does that mean? It means that you will develop the confidence to pursue your passions and the organizational knowledge and expertise necessary to begin your own entrepreneurial endeavor.
What does the schedule look like? Each day we will focus on a daily topic designed to move you from idea to action! Monday through Thursday will follow the schedule below; Friday will culminate in a Rocket Pitch Competition and Reception, to which families are invited.
9:00-10:30 Daily Topic: Developing the Skills to be a Change- maker
10:45-12:00 Building Your Skills - Small Group Activities
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Learn Session Focused on Building Professional Skills
1:00-2:30* Social Innovation in Action: Learn from Change-makers
3:00-4:30* Building YOUR Plan Workshops*
4:30-5:00* Daily Wrap Up*
1:00-2:30 Preliminaries for Rocket Pitch Competition
2:30-4:00 Finals for Rocket Pitch Competition, families invited
4:00-5:00 Graduation and Reception, families invited
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