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Summer Opportunities for Youth Ages 13-21

posted May 21, 2013, 10:15 AM by Maria Geueke
YES has several opportunities open to youth ages 13-21 this summer in the North Quabbin, Franklin and Hampshire regions. Please feel free to share with/refer youth with whom you work or live!
1) Odd Job Squad Ongoing. (Deadline: May 31): Advertising for youth who do odd jobs. Earn money, gain business experience, gather job references and add something special to job and college apps. Free. Have them complete this application: (They can also register and list services online at, which is in development.)
2) BizKamp June 24-29 (Deadline: June 1): 6-day intensive where they'll learn how to plan, start and operate their own small business. BizPlan Competition with cash prizes, speakers, field trips, and a NY BizTrip. $25 registration fee and sliding scale tuition $0-$300 based on CDBG household income. Limited scholarships available.
3) NY BizTrip June 29 (Deadline: June 15). Meet urban young entrepreneurs, buy goods wholesale, see sights.  $60.
4. BizTent July 4, 7 (Deadline: July 1). $10. Selling activity under our tent at July 4 fireworks events in Amherst and Greenfield.