gv65lenw-e1559820852130-1280x640(WRAL News) Back in the day, youngsters might get an introduction to starting a business by babysitting or setting up a lemonade stand.

But this summer in Western North Carolina, 300 enterprising girls age 11 through 13 can take a big leap forward into real-world entrepreneurship by attending Camp Girl Boss, an initiative where they’ll learn everything from business planning, branding, public speaking, and financials, to identifying target markets, designing a logo, and building a website.

Camp Girl Boss, a weeklong camp held at 10 sites in locations across the region from June to August, is the brainchild of Emily Breedlove, who’s spent the past 15-plus years working across the country in small business support and entrepreneurial development.

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