YES Carolina is dedicated to teaching youth the principles of entrepreneurship and free enterprise.

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YES Carolina has helped thousands of young people from communities statewide build business skills and unlock their entrepreneurial creativity. YES Carolina is a program partner of the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE).


YES Carolina offers many programs from teacher training, a business plan competition, mentoring programs, SC entrepreneur of the year and summer business camps.

Teacher Resources

YES Carolina plans, schedules and facilitates NFTE CET training classes and additional supplemental CET training classes in cooperation with SC colleges and universities and the SC Department of Education.

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  • SunTrust Foundation Donation

      Can’t thank the SunTrust Foundation enough for their continued support! The funding will be used for entrepreneurship teacher training and class business plan competitions in the 2015-2016 school year. We could not do it without their generous support!  

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  • High School Summer Accelerator Program Launches

    Watch out world!¬†YEScarolina and The Harbor Entrepreneur Center have joined forces to help accelerate youth entrepreneurs during the summer of 2015. The six week program launched today with a lot of enthusiasm from the students and mentors. We look forward to seeing their pitches on August 13th at the downtown Harbor Entrepreneur Center at 5:30 […]

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  • 2015 Teacher Training

    From June 15 – 18, YEScarolina hosted 20 teachers from around South Carolina for our annual NFTE teacher training program at the College of Charleston.¬†The four-day intensive teacher training program focused on core elements of experiential education and provided tools and methodology for teaching students the principles of entrepreneurship. The program included training and certification […]

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