“Completely changed my perspective”
“Really impressed by the program”
“BETA Camp is building future leaders”

Where Ambitious Teens Become World Changers

BETA Camp is a global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp where students learn business, tech and entrepreneurship through the process of building their own revenue generating startup.

Now enrolling students 13-18 for spring and summer programs.

Jane Wu
Landed an internship at a TikTok design agency
Read Her Story
Rishi Kothari
Went on to raise over $1.6M for Otto after BETA Camp
Read His Story

BETA Camp is for young leaders who want to learn how to solve the world's most pressing problems and get real-world experience today.  We welcome students age 13-18 to apply!

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The Instructors you'll learn from:

We believe that in order to become the best in the world, you need to surround yourself with those that you aspire to become. This is why all of our programs are taught by industry professionals, successful entrepreneurs, or experts at the top of their fields such as PHDs, MDs, and MBAs.

What makes BETA Camp special

Lead. Standout. Find Your Passion.

BETA Camp is a hands-on virtual fellowship that empowers teens to discover their potential. More than just another extracurricular activity or traditional school, our program gives students the tools they need to prepare for life beyond the classroom through the process of building a revenue-generating startup.

Taught by CEOs, industry experts and global leaders who work at the forefront of innovation, BETA Camp focuses on collaborative problem solving, strategic thinking, and entrepreneurial mindset.

Clarity

With the world at your feet in your teens, your opportunities are limitless but also overwhelming. BETA Camp gives students access to professionals and mentors from a variety of fields and a space to explore and solve impactful problems across different industries. After the real-life experience of building a startup from scratch, campers leave the program feeling inspired and more sure of how they want to make their mark on the world. 

Community

One of the key aspects of successful entrepreneurship is building a community of like-minded individuals and future business partners who will become your core network and lifelong friends. An early network of amazing peers and mentors open the door to future opportunities like internships, reference letters, business partnerships, and investments.

Expansion

It's not just about building a startup. Developed to be the ultimate experience to broaden your thinking, we differentiate ourselves by mimicking a real-world experience. Here you’ll expand your toolkit for success by learning valuable skills in business, technology, and personal development that will serve you well for any future endeavors. The value of your experience compounds exponentially.

What you'll do at BETA Camp

Build a real-world startup

We learn what we do, not what we're told. This is why BETA Camp emphasizes "doing". By the end of the program, students will have built a working business that solves a problem for real customers.

Get real-world experience in business & tech

Get hands-on experience and practice concepts from the student portal in Company Challenges hosted by top firms. We work with organizations like Skip the Dishes and IKEA to solve their most pressing problems.

Participate in interactive
workshops

We teach HOW to think not WHAT to think. Our leadership workshops are focused on giving you real-world skills skills -- like  negotiation, financial planning, and problem solving with data —skills you’ll use repeatedly during the course of your career.

Learn directly from entrepreneurs

Connect with inspiring founders who have built their startups from the ground up through Founder Firesides. You'll learn directly from their lessons and and ask them all your burning questions.

Explore careers in business & tech

Attend small group Q&A discussions with professionals from a wide array of careers. From traditional corporate paths, to startup roles, to freelancing remote workers and unconventional career paths, we cover everything that’s out there so you can have a better understanding of the possibilities for your future career.

What makes BETA Camp special

Lead. Standout. Find Your Passion.

BETA Camp is a hands-on virtual fellowship that empowers teens to discover their potential. More than just another extracurricular activity or traditional school, our program gives students the tools they need to prepare for life beyond the classroom through the process of building a revenue-generating startup.

Taught by CEOs, industry experts and global leaders who work at the forefront of innovation, BETA Camp focuses on collaborative problem solving, strategic thinking, and entrepreneurial mindset.

Clarity

With the world at your feet in your teens, your opportunities are limitless but also overwhelming. BETA Camp gives students access to professionals and mentors from a variety of fields and a space to explore and solve impactful problems across different industries. After the real-life experience of building a startup from scratch, campers leave the program feeling inspired and more sure of how they want to make their mark on the world. 

Community

One of the key aspects of successful entrepreneurship is building a community of like-minded individuals and future business partners who will become your core network and lifelong friends. An early network of amazing peers and mentors open the door to future opportunities like internships, reference letters, business partnerships, and investments.

Expansion

It's not just about building a startup. Developed to be the ultimate experience to broaden your thinking, we differentiate ourselves by mimicking a real-world experience. Here you’ll expand your toolkit for success by learning valuable skills in business, technology, and personal development that will serve you well for any future endeavors. The value of your experience compounds exponentially.

BETA Camp will take you to new heights

Beyond BETA Camp, alumni launch new startups, intern virtually for global companies, and attend top universities with scholarships.

The Parent Perspective

"Really impressed by the program"

"My daughter has loved BETA Camp. She's learning real-world problem solving, communication and ideation skills that aren't honed in schools. She entered the program intimidated as she was one of the youngest, but is emerging with newfound confidence and important skills for the future. Really impressed by the program.”
— Kayla, BETA Camp Parent

"Found her meaning & passion"

”My daughter went from struggling to find her place in extracurriculars to landing an internship with a global startup based in Amsterdam (we are in Canada) through BETA Camp connections and launching her own graphic design agency with the skills that she gained. BETA Camp gave her confidence and skills but also helped her find meaning and passion.”
— Jeff, BETA Camp Parent

"Building future leaders"

“BETA Camp is building future leaders. As the world evolves, the work environment and job availability are going to change. Some jobs are going to be obsolete. AI is going to change the world in unprecedented ways. Who is going to succeed then? - leaders and people who are willing to take the risk and imagine. BETA Camp is a stepping stone towards this thought process.”
— Maya, BETA Camp Parent

"Always looking forward to it"

"My twin daughters attended BETA Camp during their school term. They enjoyed it a lot and always looking forward for their socials, startup meetings and startup guidance sessions. Their knowledge in business ideas has grown. I am impressed by the organizers."
— Noureen, BETA Camp Parent

"Surpassed all my expectations"

“My son learned a lot from connecting with mentors and colleagues. He is very excited in setting up a startup company with his friends. He is very engaged in BETA Camp activities and the virtual program has surpassed all my expectations of virtual programming.”
— Judy, BETA Camp Parent

"Absolutely loved it"

“My daughter attended BETA camp after SHAD. She absolutely loved it. All students started extremely professional businesses with complex marketing. It is a ton of work but so much fun, so much learned... I was really impressed and I think it was absolutely excellent for her and for her entire cohort.”
— Catherine, BETA Camp Parent

Now Enrolling for Spring & Summer

Spring 2023
February 4 - April 29 2023
Saturdays, 12 - 3:30 pm EST
45+ hours of live interactive workshops with industry experts and entrepreneurs
25+ hours of on-demand lecture content inspired by startup incubators and top MBA programs
6 hours of 1:1 startup team mentorship with experienced entrepreneurs and alumni mentors
Tuition:  $750 per Month or $2,000 for 3-month program
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Summer 2023
June 26 - August 4 2023
Mon - Fri, 12 - 3 pm EST
90+ hours of live interactive workshops with industry experts and entrepreneurs
25+ hours of on-demand lecture content inspired by startup incubators and top MBA programs
6 hours of 1:1 startup team mentorship with experienced entrepreneurs and alumni mentors
Tuition:  $3000 for the 6-week program
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Details

Spring 2023 Program Logistics

Summer 2023 Program Logistics

What's the difference between the Summer and School Year Program?

Eligibility

What we look for in applicants

Application Process and Deadlines

Benefits of a virtual online program

Tuition and Financial Aid

Why building leadership skills and developing passion in middle school and high school is important

Why choose BETA Camp over other extracurricular programs?

What happens after BETA Camp? Are there other programs?

By The Numbers

Our Partners

FBLA runs business programs for high school students in the US, Canada, and around the world

FIRST Robotics runs on tech and leadership programs for high school students in Canada and the US

YELL runs business programs for high school students in Vancouver, Canada

DECA runs business programs for high school students in the US and Canada

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Next Program Dates:

February - April 2023

Early Applications Close December 1, 2022