BizKids Club

Ready to become an entrepreneur? Join the BizKids Club! A ten-session instructor-led program that introduces middle school students to the world of business and entrepreneurship. Engage in fun interactive projects to learn office software, develop a business idea and manage a business. 

Program Basics

  • Geared towards middle school students.
  • Work with instructors and mentors to create a business plan, design marketing materials and pitch your business idea.
  • Track inventory and design effective marketing flyers and business presentations using Microsoft Office.
  • Set up and manage a storefront and, in the process, learn effective customer service skills, merchandising and how to use a point of sale system.
  • Launch a business at a Mini BizKids Market, a one-day marketplace where young entrepreneurs debut their innovative inventions and market their services or products. Funding opportunities are available to participants who complete the program.
  • Snacks and drinks will be provided.

 

Club Dates* Location Registration
Monday-Friday, March 16-20, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. North Orange Branch Library Register
Monday-Wednesday, March 16-18, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Orlando Public Library Register
Monday-Friday, March 16-20, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. South Trail Branch Library Register
Monday-Friday, March 16-20, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Southeast Branch Library Register
Wednesdays, April 1-May 27, 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Orlando Public Library Register
Wednesdays, April 1-May 27, 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. North Orange Branch Library Register
Saturdays, April 4-May 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Orlando Public Library Register
Saturdays, April 4-May 2, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Southeast Branch Library Register

*To view a club’s complete list of dates and times, please visit the club’s registration page.

 

This program is funded in full or part by Orange County, Florida

Participating Locations

Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32801

Fairview Shores Branch
902 Lee Road, Suite 26
Orlando, FL 32810

Hiawassee Branch
7391 W. Colonial Dr.
Orlando, FL 32818

North Orange Branch
1211 E. Semoran Blvd.
Apopka, FL 32703

South Trail Branch
4600 S. Orange Blossom Tr.
Orlando, FL 32839

Southeast Branch
5575 S. Semoran Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32822

Washington Park Branch
5151 Releigh St., Suite A
Orlando, FL 32811