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Registration Begins for UI Summer Youth Entrepreneurship Camps

Applications are now being taken for the University of Iowa's summer Youth Entrepreneur Camp and Jacobson Entrepreneurship Academy in Iowa City and Des Moines. The day-long camps teach elementary and junior high aged children the skills they need to start and develop a business.

The Youth Entrepreneur Camp is for students in grades four through six and will be held at the Pappajohn Business Building on the UI campus July 7-11. The Jacobson Entrepreneurship Academy is for students in grades seven through nine and will be held July 14-18 at the Pappajohn Business Building in Iowa City, and from July 28 to Aug. 1 at the Pappajohn Higher Education Center in Des Moines.

Registration for both camps is $139 for applications received before April 25 and $159 afterward. The fee includes class materials, snacks, lunches, graduation reception, bus tours and a t-shirt.

Registration materials are available at For more information, contact Dawn Bowlus in the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship at 319-335-0985 or

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