Young Entrepreneurial Scholars (YES!) Summer Program

Summer Camp 2015 Dates

High School YES Summer Camp (download a pdf flyer)
Date: TBD
M-F 9am-3pm
A-B Tech Enka Site, Small Business Center
Cost: $50

Middle School YES Academy Summer Camp (download a pdf flyer)
Date: TBD
M-F 9am-2pm
A-B Tech Enka Site, Small Business Center
Cost: $50

A-B Tech Small Business Center also offers student tours of our facility and NC REAL Activities in the classroom. Please contact Diane Hendrickson at 828.398.7957 or email for more information.

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How to Apply 
Please fill out the application along with $50 Check (Payable to A-B Tech)
Send To:

A-B Tech Small Business Center
Diane Hendrickson
1465 Sand Hill Road, Suite 1060
Candler, NC 28715

Fax: 828.418.1002
Phone: 828.398.7957

YES Camp Application

Goals of the Camp:

  • to gain understanding of entrepreneurship as a viable career option and learn about resources in their community
  • to generate business ideas to create an atmosphere of fun
  • to meet and learn from successful entrepreneurs
  • to learn to work and cooperate in groups
  • to develop critical thinking and life skills
  • to develop leadership abilities and skills
  • to identify and evaluate entrepreneurial opportunities in Western North Carolina

What students will gain:

  • make new friends
  • opportunity to win awards for Best Business Plan and Presentation
  • experiential/hands on learning
  • learn how to apply for a business loan

What is NC REAL?

NC REAL Enterprises’ mission is to develop entrepreneurial talent through action learning and foster the creation of sustainable enterprises throughout North Carolina, with special emphasis on rural communities.


For more information, contact Diane Hendrickson, A-B Tech Small Business Center, or 828.398.7957.

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