Engaging in Entrepreneurship and Engineering

WCDSB has partnered with the University of Waterloo to provide a camp called E3 (Engaging in Entrepreneurship and Engineering) for girls entering grade 11 and 12. The camp will be at the University of Waterloo from August 18th – 22nd.

Engaging in Entrepreneurship & Engineering

What is it?

Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Engaging in Entrepreneurship & Engineering (E3) powered by Google for Entrepreneurs is a week-long camp for high school students entering grades 11-12 who are interested in learning the basics of entrepreneurship. Whether you think of yourself as an ideas-person, business-savvy, developer, or designer; this camp is for you!   

What to expect?

This will be an action-packed week of business model creation, designing, prototyping, and market validation. The week will culminate with a celebration of the ideas developed at the Communitech Hub. If you want to put yourself in the shoes of an entrepreneur, apply now for a life-changing experience!

Who is this for?

The Ecamp is only open to students entering grade 11 or 12 (currently in grade 10 or 11) and selection is application-based. For its inaugural week, the program will restricted to female students.  Male students or those entering other grades are invited to sign-up for a notification when the program is expanded.

Please note that this program is not an overnight program.


Dates: August 18-22, 2014 Time: 9am to 4pm each day (drop-off is 8-9am and pick-up is 4-5pm) Location: University of Waterloo (with some off-site trips) Cost: $100 (bursaries are available for those in financial need)


Space in the E3 camp is limited to 25 spots. An application is required. The application form includes some additional questions for us to get to know you better and ensure that the camp group is comprised of diverse individuals.



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