Project Launch Newton teaches kids the basics of business ownership.
The next TREPS Holiday Marketplace will take place in December, 2016. Children in grades 4 - 8 learn how to run a successful business through the TREPS program, an award-winning, entrepreneurship education program. Students learn about product development, marketing, finance, advertising and sales through fun workshops and activities.
Through TREPS, kids learn that entrepreneurship is hard work, but it is also creative and empowering. Children learn to behave professionally, collaborate, make presentations, think creatively, support each other, and take risks -- all while having fun.
At the Project Launch Newton Marketplace, students are able to showcase the products they created and sell them to the public. The experience teaches them the importance of dressing professionally, acting appropriately and culminates with the elation that accompanies making that first sale.
Children gain a greater sense of self-esteem, because the Project Launch Newton Marketplace allows them to:
- Be motivated;
- Apply their school work to real life;
- Understand the value of hard work;
- Gain a sense of pride in their accomplishments;
- Exercise creativity;
- Make the connection between hard work and success.
For information about the Marketplace, as well as other Project Launch Newton activities, check out our monthly newsletter, or call Project Self-Sufficency at 973-940-3500.