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2018 Think Like an Entrepreneur at Chapman

FEE Seminar (Ages 14 - 17)
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - Friday, June 22, 2018
1 University Dr, Orange, CA 92866

Do the "rules" matter? Is making a profit selfish? How do entrepreneurs leverage economics to make a positive impact in the world? Discover how to think like an entrepreneur at Chapman University.

Discover New Ideas - Build Friendships - Have Fun

At this 3-day camp, high schoolers will have an incredible opportunity to:

  • Hear captivating stories from successful entrepreneurs and top professors as you learn the secrets to leveraging the entrepreneurial mindset
  • Gain resume-worthy entrepreneurial skills as you turn a concept into reality during character-building activities like the Entrepreneur's Challenge
  • Discover new ways of thinking about global issues and master the economic way of thinking during eye-opening Discussions and competitive Trivia Challenges
  • Connect with other top students during unforgettable socials like Movie Night and mind-blowing activities like the Trading Game

Registration is closed but...

Registration is currently closed for FEE seminars, but check out all of our events and appearances to see when we'll be coming to your area.


12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Check in at dorm (Glass Hall)

04:15 PM - 05:00 PM

Opening Remarks

05:00 PM - 05:45 PM

Talk: Entrepreneurs Change the World

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM


07:15 PM - 08:00 PM

Activity: Scavenger Hunt

08:15 PM - 09:00 PM

Discussion: I, Pencil

09:00 PM - 10:15 PM

Social: Free Time

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM


09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Talk: How Entrepreneurs Use Economics (Cheryl Ayers)

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Talk: Do "The Rules" Matter?

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Activity: The Entrepreneur's Challenge

11:45 AM - 01:00 PM


01:00 PM - 01:15 PM

Activity: Group Photo

01:30 PM - 02:15 PM

Activity: Trading Game

02:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Talk: Is Making a Profit Selfish? (TK Coleman)

03:30 PM - 04:15 PM

Talk: Compassionate Business (Cheryl Ayers)

04:30 PM - 05:15 PM

Talk: Can Entrepreneurs Solve World Problems? (Brian Brenberg)

05:15 PM - 06:00 PM


06:00 PM - 07:00 PM


07:15 PM - 07:45 PM

Activity: Trivia Challenge and Feedback

07:45 PM - 09:30 PM

Activity: Movie & Discussion (Poverty, Inc.)

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM


09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Talk: Obstacles Faced by Entrepreneurs (Cheryl Ayers)

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Talk: Are you an Entrepreneur? (TK Coleman)

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Discussion: Economics in One Lesson

11:45 AM - 01:00 PM


01:15 PM - 01:45 PM

Out of Frame - Big Business in Film

02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Talk: The Virtues of Entrepreneurship (Brian Brenberg)

03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Activity: Seminar Games

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Activity: Prep for Final Presentations

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Activity: Final Presentations

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM


07:15 PM - 08:00 PM

Activity: Faculty Q&A Panel

08:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Closing Remarks, Final Feedback Collection & Alumni Induction Ceremony

08:45 PM - 10:00 PM

Social: Capture the flag, soccer, volleyball

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM


08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Students Depart

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Tuesday 19

Travel Information

Chapman University, California

You should plan to arrive at Chapman University (1 University Dr, Orange, CA 92866) no later than 3 PM on Tuesday, June 19th, and all participants are required to depart by 12 PM on Friday, June 22nd.

We recommend you fly into either Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) or John Wayne Airport (SNA). LAX is about 45 minutes from Chapman University. John Wayne Airport is a regional airport and about 15 minutes from Chapman; however, flights may be more expensive.

FEE will provide a shuttle to campus from each airport on arrival day and back to each airport on departure day. Shuttles will begin running at 11:30 AM from the airports and will stop running at 5 PM on June 19th. The last shuttle will leave campus at 12 PM on June 22nd. We will email you details about the shuttles as the seminar gets closer.

Because of the travel time to and from the campus, please choose an LAX flight that arrives before 1 PM or an SNA flight that arrives before 2 PM on Tuesday, June 19th. For departure flights, please choose an LAX flight that leaves after 9:30 AM and an SNA flight that leaves after 8 AM on Friday, June 22nd.

You will be staying in double occupancy dorm rooms with a roommate of your same gender and will share a private bathroom with your roommate. Please note that linens are NOT provided, so you will be responsible for bringing sheets (size twin extra long) & a blanket or a sleeping bag as well as a pillow, towels, and toiletries.


If you have questions, contact Anna Jane Parrill at [email protected].

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