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2018 Think Like an Entrepreneur at University of Denver

FEE Seminar (Ages 14 - 17)
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - Friday, July 20, 2018
2199 S University Blvd, Denver, CO 80208

Changing the world starts from within. Do you have what it takes to tackle global issues and create positive change in the world? Find out this summer at the University of Denver - ranked among the top 100 universities in the nation.

Discover New Ideas - Build Friendships - Have Fun

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

  • Hear captivating stories from successful entrepreneurs, business leaders, and professors as you learn the secrets to leveraging the entrepreneurial spirit
  • Gain resume-worthy entrepreneurial skills as you turn a concept into reality during character-building activities like the Entrepreneur's Challenge
  • Discover how entrepreneurs change the world and master the economic way of thinking during eye-opening Discussions and competitive Trivia Challenges
  • Build lasting relationships with other top students during unforgettable activities like Movie Night, Scavenger Hunt, and 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 (Nagel Hall)

04:15 PM - 05:00 PM

Opening Remarks

05:00 PM - 05:45 PM

Talk: Entrepreneurs Change the World (Kathleen Sheehan)

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM


07:15 PM - 08:15 PM

Discussion: I, Pencil

08:30 PM - 09:30 PM

Activity: Scavenger Hunt

09:30 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 (Jeff Proctor)

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Talk: Do "The Rules" Matter? (Jared Meyer)

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? (Kathleen Sheehan)

03:30 PM - 04:15 PM

Talk: The Role of Business in Society (Jeff Proctor)

04:30 PM - 05:15 PM

Talk: Can Entrepreneurs Solve World Problems? (Jared Meyer)

05:15 PM - 06:00 PM

Discussion: Presentations

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 (Jeff Proctor)

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Talk: Are you an Entrepreneur? (Kathleen Sheehan)

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Discussion: Economics in One Lesson

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM


01:00 PM - 01:45 PM

FEE Short Film Festival: Business & Hollywood

02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Talk: Entrepreneurial Thinking and You (Jared Meyer)

03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Activity: Seminar Games

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Activity: Prep for Final Presentations

05:15 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

Free Time

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 17

Travel Information

University of Denver, Colorado

You should plan to arrive at the University of Denver (2199 S University Blvd, Denver, CO 80208) no later than 3:00 PM on Tuesday, July 17th, and all participants are required to depart by 12:00 PM on Friday, July 20th.

If you are flying, plan to fly into Denver International Airport. 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 airport and will stop running at 5 PM on July 17th. The last shuttle will leave campus at 12 PM on July 20th. We will email you details about the shuttle as the seminar gets closer.

Because of the travel time to and from the campus, please choose a flight that arrives before 1:30 PM on Tuesday, July 17th and a flight that departs after 9:30 AM on Friday, July 20th.

You will be staying in traditional dorm rooms with a roommate of your same gender and will share a community bathroom with other students on your hall, also of your same gender. Bedding and linens (sheets, blanket, pillow, and towels) will be provided but be sure to bring any toiletries (shampoo, body wash, toothbrush, etc.) and additional bedding you might need.


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

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