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Services for Youth

Summer Company Program

Program Overview

The Summer Company program provides students (must be returning to school in September) between the ages of 15 and 29 with an exciting opportunity to explore entrepreneurship first hand.
Applications for Summer Company 2019 are now open.  The application deadline is May 19, 2019.

Summer Company provides:

  • Training and business skills development to help youth develop a business plan and prepare to run their own business for the summer;
  • $1,500 startup funding to help kick-start the new business, and an additional $1,500 upon successful completion of the program;
  • Mentorship and guidance from local business professionals and consultants to help the business succeed.

Dufferin Young Professionals

The Dufferin Young Professionals is a committee of the Dufferin Board of Trade and offers opportunities on a regular basis for young professionals to connect and learn. The DYP committee understands the importance of networking and more importantly “connecting”.