- Academic Enrichment
Sports Biz Camp is all about education, experience and preparation. Through collaborative presentations, workshops, and active-learning exercises, students will gain the following:
EDUCATION: What topic is more fun and interesting to learn about than Sports? Students will learn the fundamentals of the sports business that can amplify their passion for sports as a fan and athlete.
EXPERIENCE: Students will be exposed to the inner-workings of the sports business through engagement with existing industry professionals. They will enjoy the camp alongside kids that share the same passion for sports and curiosity to learn more about the business.
PREPARATION: The professional aspect of this program combined with the involvement of collegiate educators will help students be better prepared for success in college and beyond. Students will learn about the sports business, gaining a memorable experience with like-minded students while preparing for academic and professional success.
During the week, students will create a Linkedin profile, attend a professional dress workshop, and visit a major professional sports venue. By the end of the week, students will learn the valuable answers to a vast number of academic and professional questions including:
What are the jobs available in the sports business?
Which skills do I need to acquire in order to be successful in the sports business?
What should I study in college so I can pursue a career in the sports business?
Which colleges offer a Sports Management degree?
Professors Jeff Longo and Patrick Stack teach Sports Management at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte. Mr. Longo is a former president of the Charlotte Checkers and San Diego Gulls. Mr. Stack’s background includes corporate sales with the Cleveland Browns and business development with the Charlotte Checkers.
- Session 1: June 1 - 5
- Full Day Camp: 9 am - 4 pm
- Rising Grades: 10 - 12
- Camp Price: $550
- Drop Off Location: Upper Deck
- Pick Up Location: Upper Deck
- Full Day Camp
- Rising Grade 10
- Rising Grade 11
- Rising Grade 12
- Session 1