Big Idea Boot Camp - Summer 2021

  • Business, General STEM
Jul 13 2021
Aug 17 2021


vBig Idea Boot Camp (07/13/2021-08/17/2021)

2021 vBig Idea Boot Camp - High School Innovators
  • Sun 
  • Mon 
  • Tue10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Wed 
  • Thu 
  • Fri 
  • Sat 


Students will be matched with a mentor and learn how to:

1. Engage in virtual networking

2. Understand your innovator profile

3. Create a STEM Innovator business canvas

4. Validate ideas through customer discovery

5. Master a Shark-Tank Pitch to Investors

6. Protect your intellectual property

7. Build strategies for a college portfolio

Following completion of camp, students may schedule up to 90 minutes of team coaching, through September 1, 2021 for assistance in portfolio submission.

Successful portfolio submission to the University of Iowa may provide 3 hours of college credit. 

Additional services and fees

Enrollment administrative fee $20.00

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 03/16/2021 and ends on 07/13/2021


Participants must be entering grades 9 to 12.


This six-week virtual course is for high school students who enjoy thinking outside of the box and seeking business skills to work on a passion. Learners will take a career journey as an innovator and experience what it's like to work on a real startup, while earning college credit.