Looking to inspire, empower and motivate creative, curious, and brave students? AdCap does just that!
Student entrepreneurs (ages 13-17) who want to make changes in their schools and community’s health and wellness can use AdCap’s unique social entrepreneurship digital platform to design projects, share ideas, meet mentors, and apply for funding to support their big ideas.
AdCap is a student driven program, so your role as an educator is to support and provide guidance along their path. Below we’ve provided resources to help you do so.
My, Science Teacher, Belmont, CA
AdCap is a really positive program…It has been an opportunity [for me] to guide students outside of academics…AdCap gives them a voice and an opportunity to see an idea through to fruition.
To get some ideas on how AdCap has worked in other schools, check out the featured projects on the Inspiration Gallery.
SUPPORT YOUR STUDENTS WITH THE HANDBOOK
Students can access the Handbook – a convenient resource that provides a little extra guidance to students who need it. Included is a step-by-step guide to the Project Designer, advice from AdCap Mentors, and guidance on becoming a better entrepreneur.
We've put together a toolkit specific to educators that provides you with the information you need to inform, encourage, and navigate the AdCap path.
Explore the resources below, download and use in your classroom or share with a colleague.
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THE ADCAP IMPACT
...$100,000+ in student funding distributed nationwide.
...Over 57,000 students across the country impacted through Project implementation.
...650+ student accounts on AdCapYouth.org utilizing the site as a tool TO GET INSPIRED, become social entrepreneurs, and DESIGN PROJECTS to MAKE A DIFFERENCE!