|ELITE Youth Camp
The ELITE Youth Entrepreneurship Camp, scheduled annually during the month of July at Shawnee Community College, is designed to Educate, Lead, and Inspire Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs. Youth in the 7th, 8th, and 9th grade learn how to research and write a business plan and participate in a variety of challenging and fun activities. Applicants must live in Alexander, Johnson, Pulaski, Massac or Union counties. For more information or to obtain an application please call SIDEZ at (618) 745-6307 or the Illinois Small Business Development Center at (618) 634-3213. Applications must be turned in by June 30th to SIDEZ along with the application fee of $10. Representatives from the Southernmost Illinois Delta Empowerment Zone (SIDEZ), Shawnee Community College Small Business Development Center and University of Illinois Extension organize the camp.