Students - You Can be an Entrepreneur Too!

Young Entrepreneurs Academy of the Emerald Coast is now Recruiting for the Class of 2016!


The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is a five month program that teaches middle and high school students how to start and run their own REAL businesses. In addition to learning real-world skills, students who participate in YEA! 2016 will also earn college credit upon successful completion of the course.


During the five month YEA! Emerald Coast experience, students will:

  • Brainstorm business ideas
  • Write a business plan
  • Interact with business professionals
  • Pitch their business plan to potential "investors" (think ABC's "Shark Tank")
  • Obtain funding
  • Legally register their businesses
  • Actually launch their own businesses or social movements

Questions? Call 850-729-6880 or email

Application Deadline: Friday, December 4th

Apply Here

Select "FL Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce" as Location


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