ABOUT THE GAM SBI
The Garrett A. Morgan Summer Business Institute (GAMSBI) is a 6-week youth entrepreneurship and summer enrichment camp, designed to improve academic, professional, social, and life skills of students (entering the 4th-12th grade) through entrepreneurship!
Our talented staff creates educational opportunities to motivate, educate and challenge students to achieve their highest potential. Each classroom maintains a low student-to-teacher ratio for high quality interaction among youth and adults. In addition to teaching core academic subject material, we incorporate character education, recreational activities, field trips, and goal development to create well-rounded individuals.
Receive advance academic and standardized testing preparation
Take pre/post tests to gauge academic readiness and teaching effectiveness
Enjoy healthy and fun competitions
Take part in weekly arts and crafts and sporting activities
Attend FUNdamental fieldtrips
Fundraise as a team to meet class goals
Hear from successful entrepreneurs and community leaders
Develop an innovative idea for a product
Learn how to give a great elevator pitch
Sell products, goods, and/or services t at the Camp's Market Day event
Make new friends!
Have tons of fun!
How much does the camp cost?
Through generous support from community and corporate supporters, you pay only $350.00 (Don't forget about our attractive scholarships, discounts, and rewards).
$70 (registration fee)
$480 (camp tuition)
This covers the registration, tuition, breakfast, lunch, physical education activities, materials, extended day, extended day snack, and two camp T-shirts (camp t-shirt must be worn everyday)
Discounts, Scholarships, and Rewards
Returning Camper Discount- Save $30 off the cost of tuition
Multi-Child Discount- save 10% off tuition when you register two or more students at the same time.
The "A" Scholarship- for every "A" your child/learner receives on their final report card, we will award a $5 scholarship, up to $40.00. This scholarship can be combined with all other discounts, scholarships, and rewards.
Referral Bonus- for every student you refer to the camp, you will receive a $25.00 referral bonus. Bonus is issued after full payment is received by your referral.
Eligibility: Who can apply?
Students who are entering the 4th-12th grades in the Fall of 2019.
Elementary and middle school students must a have minimum 2.2 cumulative GPA.
Max 35 students will be accepted
High School students must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.
Max 10 students will be accepted
ACT Prep, Volunteerism, and on-the-job training opportunities are available. Students must be interested in Business, Law, Computer Science, Education, and Engineering.
Campers spend the mornings receiving academic enrichment, participating in academic and social competitions, learning from community and influential guest speakers, and participating in arts & crafts projects.
After lunch, the students transition over to the business and physical education curriculum. Students are learning about entrepreneurship, marketing, accounting, finance, technology, and developing their business plan. By the end of the camp, camp participants will have taken a pre/post academic and business exam, have developed a business plan, business cards, flyer and PowerPoint presentation that they present to a panel of judges who award PRIZES to the top plans!
Transportation to and from the camp is the responsibility of the parent. The GAM SBI management staff provides all transportation for field trips.
If you are interested in getting more information about this program, contact us at or 225.771.5640.
Starts - June 3
Ends- July 12
$70- Registration $480- Camp Tuition
Students entering the 4th-12th grade for Fall '19
The "A" Scholarship (up to $40 off tuition)
$25 Referral Bonus
Multi-Child (10% off tuition 2nd child and additional)
Enter code: SUS LOVE
Returning Camper Rate
MAY 13, 2019
College of Business
T. T. Allain Hall
From cultural and socially iconic places like the Myrtles Plantation to a science immersion trip to LIGO, to where it's fast and furioius at Gattitown, our students love FUNdamental Fieldtrips.
Sports & Physical Education
Our campers enjoy a variety of sports and physical education activities, from Basketball, Swimming, Dance, to Fitness, and Bowling.
Each summer, we reinforce the value of entrepreneurship and working hard to reach our goals. As a group, the students and parents help to deterime the END OF THE SUMMER CAMP TRIP, together, we FUNDraise to help reach our financial goals. A special thank you goes out to Walmart, for being a partner and for helping our students reach their team goals!