2013 Holiday Open House Youth Entrepreneurial Challenge Application

YOUTH ENTREPRENEURIAL CHALLENGE
Sponsored by New Castle County
Department of Community Services

Dream It! Make It! SELL IT!

Join us for a great and exciting opportunity for local youth and youth groups from grades 5 through 12 to prepare for the future and learn the skills of workforce readiness. If you are creative, ambitious, and want to raise money, we encourage you to register and participate in our Youth Entrepreneurial Challenge.

Participants who would like to be a part of this exciting challenge are asked to submit a proposal to describe the handcrafted product they would like to market and sell. Participants will have the opportunity to sell their product at this year’s Secret Santa Shop held at Rockwood’s Holiday Open House on December 6, 7 and 8.

Each participant or group will get to keep all of their proceeds made during the sale. This is a wonderful opportunity for an individual, group, charity, or event to raise money!

To register, complete and submit this form by November 20 and then email your proposal containing the information requested below to HMergenthaler@nccde.org, fax to 302-395-5670 - Attention Heather Mergenthaler or mail it to Heather Mergenthaler, YEC, 77 Read’s Way, New Castle, DE 19720.

Your proposal should contain:

Individual or group name/ages
- Estimated materials
- Anticipated profit by unit
- Marketing display plan
- Product name and description
- Estimated selling price
- Number of units to be produced (sugg. 50)
- Prototype or photograph of your product
- For more information, please call 302-395-5632.

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