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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

How many times have entrepreneurs been vilified in the media and on the big screen instead of being celebrated as heroic innovators? Discover a real-world tool set to help you change this narrative at top-ranked Chapman University - whose alumni roster includes Stranger Things creators, the Duffer Brothers.

What's on the Agenda
At this 3-day seminar for high school-aged students, get ready to:

  • Hear personal stories from successful entrepreneurs as you learn the secrets to leveraging the entrepreneurial mindset
  • Gain resume-worthy leadership and presentation skills as you turn a concept into reality during the Entrepreneur's Challenge
  • Master the economic way of thinking during eye-opening Discussions and competitive Trivia Challenges
  • Connect with other top students during fun socials like Movie Night and activities like the Trading Game

Register Today ... Limited Slots
Students can join us for just $79. There's also a limited number of reimbursement scholarships available. If you're ready for 3 days that'll change your life, register before March 31st! Seminar is limited to the first 150 registrants.



12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Check in at dorm

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 - 08:15 PM

Activity: Scavenger Hunt

08:30 PM - 09:30 PM

Discussion: I, Pencil

09:30 PM - 10:15 PM

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?

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Activity: The Entrepreneur's Challenge

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Activity: Group Photo

12:15 PM - 01:15 PM


01:30 PM - 02:15 PM

Activity: Trading Game

02:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Talk: Is Making a Profit Selfish?

03:30 PM - 04:15 PM

Talk: Compassionate Business (Cheryl Ayers)

04:30 PM - 05:15 PM

Talk: Can Entrepreneurs Solve World Problems?

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 - 09:45 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?

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Discussion: Economics in One Lesson

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM


01:00 PM - 01:45 PM

Talk: The Virtues of Entrepreneurship

02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Guest Speaker

03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Talk: Prep for Final Presentations

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Activity: Final Presentations

05:15 PM - 06:00 PM

Activity: Faculty Q&A Panel

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM


07:15 PM - 08:00 PM

Activity: Seminar Games

08:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Closing Ceremonies

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

Add this to your calendar:

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. Shuttle schedules will be emailed to registrants.

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 8:00 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.

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