Mentors In Greater Hamilton Teaching Youth (M.I.G.H.T.Y.)
This unique Entrepreneurship Program, engages youth in a demonstration of entrepreneurship as a viable career option. MIGHTY utilizes experiential learning to provide context for small business success. Participants gain foundation knowledge for a small business launch, which includes product development, customer service, basic financial literacy all focused on implementing a business plan. The program allows participants to be mentored by business professionals, allowing them to develop the skills and confidence needed as they take on the entrepreneurial mindset. Participation supports several SHSM program requirements.
- Earn ‘certifications’, ‘reach ahead’, ‘experiential learning’ and ‘co-op’ towards fulfilling SHSM requirements
- Develop your own business plan with support of a mentor and coach, apply to the Summer Company Program (grant opportunity up to $3000)
- Opportunity to earn 2 Co-op credits over the summer running your own business
MIGHTY is an after school program open to high school students 14-19 years old in the Greater Hamilton Area in the HWCDSB and HWDSB . Sessions are hosted at Mohawk College, Fennell Campus.