Increase Student Impact in Summer

Four-Day Career Exploration Camps –
Designed For CTE Programs.

Startup High is an immersive summer experience that introduces students to real-world businesses, industry experiences, and hands-on projects.

All Startup High grads leave with…

  1. Their own portfolio website with 4-5 projects
  2. Deeper connections to community & local business leaders
  3. Exposure to several new career opportunities
  4. A better understanding of what it takes to run a business
  5. Increased confidence in their social and creative skills

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Designed for CTE Programs

With Startup High, CTE leaders can offer their students a dynamic and immersive program that bridges the gap between classroom learning and real-world application, preparing them for career readiness.

Turnkey Solution

Sit back while we plan, organize & execute your program.

Community Focused

Strengthen local ties as students spend time with community business leaders.

Interactive & Engaging

Get students out of the classroom and into the community while learning valuable business skills.

CTE Pathways

Student explore possibilities in several career pathways within the National Career Clusters® framework.

Jumpstart Career Trajectories

Startup High’s immersive experience transforms students by giving them the creative ingredients, relationships, and space for them dream about their future careers.

Business Fundamentals

Students learn essential business skills and personal branding techniques to make them desirable to employers.


Students learn to embrace their inner creator to bring impact to any type of career.

Career Exploration

Students can explore diverse career paths, introducing opportunities they may not have considered.

Networking & Community

Students learn critical networking skills while connecting with local business leaders.

Our Impact

Minutes of Student to Professional Interaction

First Program Launched




Buies Creek

Burlington, NC

Chapel Hill, NC

Clayton, NC

Clinton, NC

Charlotte, NC

Durham, NC

Winston Salem, NC

Dunn, NC

Elon, NC

Graham, NC

Hillsborough, NC

Lillington, NC

Saxapahaw, NC

Aberdeen, NC

Fayetteville, NC

Mebane, NC

Raleigh, NC

Smithfield, NC

Virginia Beach, VA

What CTE Directors Are Saying

Startup High makes it so easy. They have the plan, they do all the heavy lifting and the cost was very affordable and fit into my budget. Plus, the teachers and students love the interactive, community-focused activities

Shannon Braxton

Orange County NC CTE Director

I’m excited Startup High is in Virginia Beach since I know it will take our students to a new level of innovative thinking. I look forward to sending my own children.

Aaron Spence

Superintendent of Virginia Beach Schools

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