Summer Company

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Summer Company is a youth entrepreneurship program of the Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation. The program is administered by the Small Business Enterprise Centre, and is available to students between the ages of 15 and 29 who are returning to school in the fall.

Summer Company is an extremely helpful initiative for young entrepreneurs as it provides funding of up to $3000, and hands-on coaching and mentoring to help students start and operate their business.

Students accepted into the program receive:

• Hands-on business training

• Up to $3,000 in awards!

• Business Mentoring to aid in their current and future endeavors

• The pride and experience of being their own boss

Summer Company 2014 is now accepting applications! For additional information and to apply, visit  Application deadline is May 23rd, 2014. 

Congratulations to the 11 students that have been accepted into the Summer Company program!  


Here are the 2013 Summer Company Students

Brad Niermann
Mountain View Woodworking

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Quality hand crafted outdoor wood furniture

  • Picnic tables
  • Benches
  • Flower boxes
  • Garbage boxes
  • Custom products available

Great Quality.

Affordable Prices.

Contact Brad at



Emily Deslippe
Kids of Creemore Summer Camp



Curriculum based!

Affordable for every family!

Learning through playing!

Space available throughout the summer.


Contact Emily Deslippe at 705-888-1002 or


Zachary Whitley
Zach’s Quality Hay


    • Locally grown high quality horse hay


    • Delivery and storage available


  • Contact Zachary at



Blake Harris
Gourmet By The Bay

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Local, fresh, organically grown mushrooms, including:

  • Shitake
  • Blue Oyster
  • Yellow Oyster
  • Pink Oyster
  • Elm Oyster
  • King Oyster

Contact Blake at or at 519-477-1842


Jacob Smith
Trajectory Designs

trajectory designsProfessional, local website design, social media and tech support company offering high quality services for small businesses at a reasonable price.

Ask me how I can help you with setting up your wireless network!

Contact Jacob at



Emily McKague
horseCedar Brook Farm


  • Unique hands-on agricultural summer camps
  • Private horseback riding lessons – Western or English
  • Horse training and exercising

Contact Emily at 519-599-2348


Sawyer Bullock
More Than Magic

magicAward winning magic for birthday parties, family shows and special events.  Customer magic shows for corporate events.

Funny.  Visual.  Interactive.  Unique

Contact Sawyer Bullock at




Quinsea McKenna



A crowd funding website for youth.  Fundja allows a space for youth under the age of 19 to post a video about their business.  Friends, family and community members can then make micro donations to help fund the young entrepreneur’s idea.

Contact Quinsea at


Amy Finn-Scharlach
PrunkPokal Cutlery

cutleryHandmade Functional Metalwork

Beautifully designed cheese knives, dip spoons, fondue forks and other specialty cutlery.  Made out of sterling silver and stainless steel.

Contact Amy at


Thomas Shannon
Valley Garden Services


  • Providing stress-free property maintenance serviceslawnmower
  • Lawn cutting, weeding, watering
  • Deck maintenance and repair

Contact Thomas at


Taylor Ferguson
The University Painters

university painters logoA local student painting business that strives to help our local community by increasing the value of your home or business.

Professional.  Student run.  Great value.

Contact Taylor Ferguson at or 519-477-0347