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2022 EXPLORE Business Summer Institutes

Looking for ways to learn more about the business world? Then take advantage of our FREE summer enrichment programs for current 9th, 10th and 11th grade. This unique experience offers students an exploration into Entrepreneurship and Financial Empowerment through education and panel of experts.




Summer 2022

Want to explore the real world of business?

Application for our EXPLORE camps has closed, but the application for the residential Accounting Career Awareness Program is open until April 30.

Apply Now (ACAP Website)

Selected students for the June EXPLORE camps will be notified via email by the first week of May 2022.

Students applying for the ACAP residential camp in July
will be notified by that camp's organization after the April 30 deadline.


EXPLORE Financial Empowerment Institute

Dates: June 20 - June 24, 2022

Times: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. OR 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Method: Virtual via Zoom

Open to: Current 9th, 10th and 11th graders

Are you interested in taking control of your finances? Do you want to plan for your future career and educational finances? The Financial Empowerment Program will provide you information on essential financial topics on personal financial planning such as money management, budgeting, and goal setting.

EXPLORE Entrepreneurship Institute

Dates: June 27 - July 1, 2022

Times: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Method: In-Person (Not a Residential Camp)

Open to: Current 9th, 10th and 11th graders

Hosted by the Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center of Entrepreneurship at the C. T. Bauer College of Business, students will get a CEO’s perspective on starting a business.

Accounting Career Awareness Program 2022

Dates: July 17 - July 23, 2022

Method: Residential

Open to: Current 9th, 10th and 11th graders

The primary objective of ACAP is to increase the understanding of accounting and business career opportunities among high school students from underrepresented groups. Through ACAP's efforts, students have received educational enrichment experiences and practical help needed for college preparation and a career in accounting.

For more information and to apply, please go here: https://nabahoustonacap.com/online-application — you'll be redirected to the ACAP website.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the institutes.

    Who is eligible to apply?

    You must be a rising 10th, 11th or 12th grader (current 9th, 10th or 11th grader for the 2021-2022 school year). An application is required (see below). Space is limited: Forty students will be selected per institute through a competitive selection process.

    When are the institute dates?

    EXPLORE Financial Empowerment Institute: June 20 - June 24, 2022

    EXPLORE Entrepreneurship Institute: June 27 - July 1, 2022

    Where is the institute?

    EXPLORE Financial Empowerment Institute will be virtual via Zoom and EXPLORE Entrepreneurship Institute will be In-Person Daytime Camp (Not a Residential Camp).

    How much does it cost?

    The institutes are free, however only 40 total students will be selected per institute to participate. Full scholarships will be awarded to all participants.

    When and how do I apply?

    Apply online from January 1, 2022 until April 7, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

    When will I hear back about the status of my application?

    By the first week of May 2022

    Who do I contact if I have questions about EXPLORE institutes or my application?

    Contact EXPLORE Business Summer Institutes team at exploresummercamp@bauer.uh.edu!


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