BootUp Camps

We're seeking underserved and underrepresented talent for BootUp Camps.

About the Program

BootUp Camps intends to cultivate the next generation of business leaders from an unexpected source. BootUp Camps are innovative STEM-based accelerator programs funded by the Colorado Community College System and organized by CCD's Associate Professor Lynn Wilson of Business & Entrepreneurship and founder of SparqU. Below is a list of all of our camps. Dig in and sign up!

Stay Tuned! We're working on publishing our upcoming camps. Check back later for our full schedule.

Spring 2018 Events

Entrepreneur BootUp - Level 1 (Hospitailty & Service) | 8 Weeks

Entrepreneur BootUp, aimed at entrepreneurial-minded high school and community college students, is an eight-week program that combines interactive classroom sessions and exercises with a variety of resources, expert guest speakers, attendance at a Denver Startup Week event, and peer-based networking. Participants will learn how to put together a strategic plan for starting, sustaining, and showcasing their project or business idea alongside like-minded entrepreneurs.

Dates | Fridays, March 30th - April 18th, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location | 1585 Kingston St., Aurora, CO 80010
Facilitator | Project Purpose
Cost | $500

PC Troubleshooting | 1-Day Intensive

In this one-day intensive BootUp Camp experience, you'll learn all the basics of IT repair and troubleshooting, launching you into the A+ certification class with confidence. Run by a professor of information technology at Community College of Denver, a feat other boot camps cannot match. Topics covered: hardware concepts, PF fundamentals, software compatibility, multimedia platforms, system board, networking, memory management, mobile repair.

Date | Friday, March 30th, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location | Auraria Campus - Cherry Creek Building, Room 204, 1111 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204
Facilitator: Muhammed Alsaffar
Cost | Free

BootUp Camp for A+ Certification Prep | 5 Weeks

Start your IT career on the right foot with CompTIA A+ certification training. Earning A+ certification demonstrates that you possess the skills necessary to support enterprise IT infrastructures. You’ll gain foundational knowledge of today’s most relevant technologies, so you can confidently conduct the tasks necessary to maintain your organization’s IT environment. In addition to preparing for the CompTIA A+ Essentials (220-901) and Practical Application (220-902) exams — required for CompTIA A+ Certification — this training provides the skills to install, configure, and optimize personal computer hardware and operating systems. This course also includes a CompTIA A+ exam voucher.

Dates | Saturdays, March 31st - April 28th, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location | Auraria Campus - Cherry Creek Building, Room 204, 1111 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204
Facilitator: Muhammed Alsaffar
Cost | $500

Denver Startup Week 2018

Do you know about Denver Startup Week? We consider it to be the ultimate gathering for business startups and the resources that support them. Visit our crawl stop as we bring together the most creative and well-connected innovators in Colorado and beyond to discuss funding startups, non-profits and social enterprises at the grassroots level. Learn more about Denver Startup Week.

2018 Date | Stay Tune!