Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Pre-College Summer Programs

June 23-28, 2024

Create a business and learn the basics of entrepreneurship. Take your business knowledge to the next level by building an entire business plan from scratch and experiencing the full cycle of entrepreneurial thinking with the guidance of George Fox’s School of Business faculty.

Tap into your creative side while gaining an understanding of foundational business concepts that will propel your success as a future business leader. Learn how successful entrepreneurs have integrated their faith into their business practices. The week will culminate with the opportunity to pitch your plan to a panel of mock investors for a cash prize.

In this immersive week-long experience, you will:

By completing this experience, you’ll be eligible for one college credit in entrepreneurship.


The cost for the Entrepreneurship Boot Camp is $1,700 per student ($1,500 for students from partner schools). This includes a week of immersive college-level courses taught by George Fox faculty, convenient on-campus lodging, three meals per day in the dining hall, and evening programming.


Faculty Lead

Patrice Tsague
Best-selling author, business trainer, international speaker and coach

Patrice Tsague is a renowned entrepreneur and educator with deep roots in business, stemming from a family history of entrepreneurship. Starting his own business journey at 19, Patrice has evolved into a seasoned business trainer, international speaker, and best-selling author. He specializes in integrating faith and values into business practices, focusing on long-term enterprise sustainability.

As the cofounder of Nehemiah Entrepreneurship Community, PG & Associates LLC, Kingdom Business Coaching, and iLamp Oregon, Patrice brings extensive practical experience to his teaching. He has educated more than 25,000 individuals worldwide on starting and growing businesses, combining his unique biblical perspective with real-world business strategies.

His efforts have led clients to raise substantial capital, generate significant revenues, and create numerous jobs. Patrice's written works include Biblical Entrepreneurship and The Nehemiah Business Life Cycle, and he connects with a global audience through e-devotionals, blogs and podcasts.

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Partner Schools

Partner schools received discounted registration for the Pre-College Summer Institute, among other benefits.

  • Ambleside of the Willamette Valley
  • Classical Conversations
  • Central Christian School
  • Columbia Adventist Academy
  • Columbia Christian School
  • Damascus Christian
  • Faith Bible Christian School
  • Life Christian School
  • North Clackamas Christian
  • Portland Adventist Academy
  • Portland Christian School
  • Santa Fe Christian School
  • Spring Mountain Christian Academy
  • Southwest Christian School
  • Trinity Academy
  • Valor Christian School Int'l
  • Westside Christian High School
  • Yamhill Carlton High School
  • Veritas