Q1: WHAT ARE THE BIZNOVATOR CAMPS?
We are a 1 week and / or 2 week program that uses an experiential learning methodology that allows youth (ages 8-20) to learn firsthand, entrepreneurship, social innovation and global leadership. Through a series of activities, corporate tours, research and interactive lessons, students leave with a more focused idea about their future and success path.
Q2: WHAT ARE SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
- Increased knowledge of business start up.
- Ability to meet and create lasting friendships with international students.
- Identifying a need in their community or the world and coming up with an idea that can fulfill the need or demand.
- Improved public speaking skills.
- Discovering their purpose in life and passion.
Q3: FOR WHAT AGE IS THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
Ages 8-12, 13-15 and 16-20.
Q4: HOW MUCH IS THE INVESTMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
- 1 Week Camp $650.00.
- 2 Week Camp Commuter: $2,000.00.
- 2 Camp Week Residential $3,500.00.
Q5: DO YOU HAVE PAYMENTS OPTIONS?
There are installment payment options online and special rates for siblings.
Q6: WHERE IS THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
Each of our camps are listed on our website. Our summer camps can be delivered at universities, schools, corporations, faith based facilities, etc. .
Q7: BESIDES THE WORKSHOP AND STRUCTURED LESSONS LEARNED DO PARTICIPANTS ALSO HAVE FUN?
Absolutely! Our agenda is action packed and structured in a way to provide fun, interactive activities that also teach valuable life lessons. We are experiential based learning; exploratory and FUN. We provide lots of team dynamics and competitions that improve self-confidence and self-esteem.
Q8: DO BIZNOVATOR CAMPS ONLY TAKE PLACE IN MIAMI?
Our camps take place in multiple cities in the USA and in several countries around the world.
Q9: IS ENGLISH REQUIRED AT THE BIZNOVATOR CAMPS? WHAT ESL LEVEL?
Yes, English is required for all the US based camps. ESL 2 and beyond will do well in our camps. For additional fees we can assign a translator for a particular student. BIZNOVATOR has bilingual instructors (English and Spanish).
Q10: DOES THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP STAFF SPEAKS ENGLISH?
Yes, 70% of our staff are fully bilingual.
Q11: CAN PARENTS PARTICIPATE IN THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
Yes, only at the orientation, business plan presentations and the awards ceremony. In addition, we live stream many of the daily lessons and activities so parents can participate online.
Q12: DOES MY CHILD NEED SPECIAL PERMISSION TO TRAVEL?
If under 16 or 18 depending in which country, yes. This can be obtained by calling your local embassy if traveling from outside the United States.
Q13: IF I WANT A WORKSHOP OR CAMP IN MY COUNTRY, DOES BIZNOVATOR OFFER THIS OPTION?
Absolutely, our camps are all designed to be operated globally. We have delivered programs in more than 30 countries.
Q14: ARE ROUNDTRIP FLIGHTS INCLUDED IN THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP TUITION?
No, this must be paid separately and arranged by the parent or institution responsible.
Q15: WHO ARE THE FACILITATORS / COACHES OF THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
Seasoned professionals; each having more than 15 years working as educators, coaches and youth developers. All are Certified BIZNOVATOR Trainers and have been working under BIZNOVATOR’s Founder and Master Trainer, Juan Pablo Casimiro.
Q16: WHERE ARE MEALS PROVIDED DURING THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
- 1 Week Camp includes continental breakfast, lunch and snack at the location of the camp.
- 2 Week Camp Commuter: includes breakfast and lunch at the University cafeteria (20 meals total).
- 2 Week Camp Residential: includes all meals daily (50 meals).
Q17: WHAT SHOULD PARTICIPANTS PACK?
Casual summer clothing (jeans, shorts, polo shirts, T-shirt’s, 2 dress shirts and 2 dress slacks and 1 professional attire outfit “suit” for awards ceremony) + bathing suit, 1 beach towel, sun lotion, sunglasses, hygienic needs, lap top computer, passport. All linens/bedding are provided.
Q18: CAN MY CHILD LEAVE THE CAMP TO VISIT FAMILY MEMBERS?
This is not permitted. Arrangements can be made for the parent, or an authorized family member to receive your child before the camp start date or after camp adjourns. Our 2 week BIZNOVATOR Camp at Florida International University runs from July 15 to 18, 2018.
Q19: WHAT HAPPENS IF MY CHILD GETS SICK DURING THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
During all camps we will have a First Aid certified professional and for the 2 Week BIZNOVATOR Camp, a clinic and hospital are available on campus if needed.
Q20: WITHIN THE EXCURSIONS, ARE THE PARTICIPANTS GOING SHOPPING?
Yes, a trip to a mall is always programmed into the agenda during the BIZNOVATOR Camp 2 Week model.
Q21: IS IT ADVANTAGEOUS TO TRAVEL IN GROUPS TO THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
There are some advantages for traveling in groups; students can get to know more about each other before arriving to the BIZNOVATOR Camp. For first time travelers they’ll feel more comfortable traveling in a group.
Q22: WHAT WORK TOOLS SHOULD MY CHILD TAKE TO THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
It’s highly recommended that students bring with them a laptop computer.
Q23: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN MY CHILD RETURNS HOME FROM THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
Post BIZNOVATOR Camp experiences include follow-up support, coaching, MyBIZNOVATOR on-line courses, BIZNOVATOR newsletter, weekly blogs on www.biznovator.com .
Q24: DO I NEED TO HAVE A BUSINESS IDEA TO PARTICIPATE IN THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
Absolutely not! In fact, we encourage all students to participate in our camp to learn these skills sets. It is important for participants to join us to; Discover their purpose, Transform their mindsets and Connect to their future!
Q25: WHAT IF I REALIZE THAT THE BIZNOVATOR CAMP IS NOT FOR ME?
Before deciding to attend the BIZNOVATOR Camp we ask all students and parents to visit our www.biznovator.com site; interview BIZNOVATOR alumni and their parents. Our team of trainers and the founder of BIZNOVATOR are always available to answer any questions you may have.
Q26: WHAT ARE THE SKILLS THAT THE PARTICIPANT DEVELOPS IN BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
- Public Speaking
- Team Building
- Self Advocacy
- Business and Life Planning
- Mindset Shifting
- Time Management
- Social Media Development
- Critical / Analytical Thinking
- Design Thinking
- College Readiness
Q27: HOW DO I REGISTER FOR A BIZNOVATOR CAMP?
Simply go to www.biznovator.com or call 786-385-5285.