Summer Company

What is the Summer Company Program?

The Summer Company program aims to inspire students age 15-29 to explore entrepreneurship and to equip them with the tools they need to succeed. Students learn how to run a business, receive mentorship and training, and develop skills that are highly valued in all workplaces.


How it Works

  • You will receive valuable business training and coaching.
  • Up to $1,500 up front to help with start up costs.
  • Up to $1,500 when you successfully complete the program requirements at the end of the summer, plus all the money you earn from your business!

Dates and Hours

  • Intake opens February 14, 2024
  • The appplication deadline is May 17, 2024 at 4:30pm
  • Start date – early June
  • Program wraps up – mid August

Over the summer program period, be prepared to commit:

  • Minimum of 280 hours for high school students
  • Minimum of 420 hours for post-secondary students

Who is Eligible

You could be eligible, if you:

  • Are a student between the ages of 15 and 29
  • Are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who lives in Ontario
  • Are not working at another job more than 12 hours a week during the program or going to school
  • Are returning to school after the program ends
  • See the full Summer Company eligibility check list

Application Process – The 2024 intake is now open!

For more information or assistance in developing your business idea, contact or (519) 524-8394 ext. 6.

Meet Past Participants

To learn more about past participants of the Summer Company program, click here.

Thank you to our partners!

How Can We Help?

Huron County is always excited to support new and innovative ideas and businesses.
We’re here to help!

Find Us

57 Napier Street,
Goderich, ON
N7A 1W2


+1 (519) 524-8394 ext.6