If you answered yes to the questions, you’re definitely top dog. Congratulations, you’re exactly the kind of entrepreneur we need on this mission!
Your brief: Create the eco business of the future and make as much money as you can!!! Come on, your planet needs you…
First, you’ll go on a crash course in eco design and production - and all the different ways in which your business can make a profit. You’ll learn about costs and prices, you’ll be in on the production secrets and you’ll master the art of selling. You’ll get to invent new products and prototype the best ones. And you’ll learn to invest your hard-earned cash wisely…
From smart gummy bears to oaty shakes, play dough soap to volcano bath bombs, wearable bamboo tech to solar phone chargers – your cutting-edge products will be shaping the future!
Then, on the last two days, you will get your business up and running in time for market day. Do well, and there are some prestigious prizes to be won: will you be the craziest inventor? The most ingenious Earth guardian? The Big Cheese making the most money?A FUN AND FAST-PACED INTRODUCTION TO INNOVATION, ENTERPRISE AND THE EXCITING WORLD OF START-UPS.
Our Lead Facilitators on this mission tend to be practising business mentors with experience of leading projects for children. They are supported by Enterprise specialist. Parents always receive a full list of facilitators a week of so before the start of camp. We operate an overall ratio of 1:8 in our camps. All facilitators are DBS and reference checked; all undergo The Hive in-house safeguarding training. Sites include several fully qualified First Aiders.
Five day mission, with a minimum booking of 3 days. Unfortunately because of the skill development involved, we are unable to accept children for just one or two days on this mission.
9.30am - 4.30pm (extended care is also available from 8.30am to 6pm - an additional charge applies).
END OF MISSION SHOWCASE
All Hive missions finish with an exhibition, showcase or performance for parents.The format depends on each particular mission. We usually ask parents to arrive between 15 and 30 minutes early to get the most out of the showcases.
The price for this five-day mission starts at £215 per child for 3 days. The mission can booked for 3 days or more. The daily price decreases as more days are booked. We also offer sibling, multi-week and group discounts. Please click here to see our price list.
One free Hive T-Shirt is given to each child on this mission. Replacements will be charged for at a rate of £8 per T-shirt.