The Catholic Entrepreneurship & Design Experience (CEDE) will host the 2022 CEDE Summer Academy on the campus of The Catholic University of America from Monday, June 20, 2022, to Friday, June 24, 2022. 

This week-long, overnight camp experience will deliver a memorable and valuable on-campus experience for rising juniors and seniors in high school 16 -18 years of age. 

The CEDE Summer Academy will help you:
  • Gain experience as an entrepreneur! 
  • Work with local organizations serving the community. 
  • Grow in virtue and freedom. 
  • Meet like-minded young leaders like yourself and get to work making the world a better place through the vocation of entrepreneurship. 
Check-in on-campus at 2 pm, Monday, June 20th, 2022. Check-out Friday afternoon, June 24th, 2022.
  • What's included with registration:

    • 3 full days and 2 half-days of entrepreneurial challenges to help grow the impact of local organizations serving the poor, hungry, elderly, and our human ecology.
    • All meals and snacks
    • 4 nights lodging in a single-occupancy dorm room on-campus, linen service included
    • Entrepreneurship Field Guide
    • CEDE Branded polo shirt, t-shirt, and swag bag
    • An evening monument tour of Washington DC (Wednesday, June 22, 2022)
  • What's not included with registration:

    • Travel to the CEDE Summer Academy before check-in on June 20, 2022
    • Travel from the CEDE Summer Academy after check-out on June 24, 2022
    • Sensible shoes for walking around campus and Washington, DC.
    • Your favorite pillow for sound sleeping in the dorm during CSA
    • A beach towel, plush hand towel, and a couple of extra washcloths (just in case)

Full registration cost: $1000
Hold your spot: $250 (Full payment is due by 5 pm eastern time on May 13th, 2022)

Partial scholarships are available based on need. 

Registration closes at 5 pm eastern time, May 13th, 2022.

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