Summer Business Boot Camps

For Serious Minded Students

Summer Boot Camps are open to all High School and College Students ages 14 to 27 years.


Monday – Friday June 12 – 16
9am – 3pm Daily

The cost for the week-long Boot Camp is only $50! Scholarships are also available.


Sonoma County Office of Education
5340 Skylane Blvd
Santa Rosa CA 95403

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Business Boot Camps are Life-Changing!

Participants learn in an environment that is challenging and fun, while exploring fundamental business principles, marketing strategies, and social media. There will be presentations, business video games and fun field trips to hear from local business owners.

  • Classes are one week long each
  • Each day is 6 hours, Monday thru Friday 9am to 3pm, for 30 hours total
  • Locations are Napa (Napa Valley College) or Santa Rosa (Sonoma Co Office of Education)

Boot camps are led by Napa Valley College Certified Business Advisors and and feature local business or agricultural leaders.

At the end of the week, each student will present their carefully researched business plan to fellow boot-campers.

What You’ll Learn

  • What is a good business concept? 90%
  • Business Planning 90%
  • Identifying a Target Market 95%
  • Market Research 80%
  • Finding Financing 85%
  • What’s it like to own a business? 85%

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Students leave Business Boot Camp inspired, confident, and armed with an understanding of the business world that will better prepare them to create successful business opportunities for themselves in the future.