Several LionLaunch events depicted, including the Business Plan Competition winners, the Innovation Hub ribbon-cutting ceremony, etc.

Boot Camp

Boot Camp

About the LionLaunch Boot Camp

The LionLaunch Boot Camp is a six-week adult learning program offering instruction and insight on how to start or grow your business. Open to the Schuylkill campus and local community, local professionals and established business owners will mentor participants on how to:

  • write a business plan
  • market in today's world
  • navigate social media
  • understand business law
  • secure financing
  • and more!

Boot Camp Schedule

Penn State Schuylkill's LionLaunch Boot Camp will be held

September 12 through October 17
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Boot Camp course is now hosted at our entrepreneurship facility:

LionLaunch Innovation Hub
15 East Main Street
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

Registering for Boot Camp

Registration for the Boot Camp program includes:

  • course materials
  • guest speakers
  • networking events

Registration is $100 and includes all networking events and materials. The deadline to register is September 10. Register today by clicking here!

Note: Participants in Penn State Schuylkill's LionLaunch Boot Camp are eligible to have their registration fee for the Business Plan Competition waived! The Business Plan Competition is a facet of the LionLaunch program and offers volunteers, employees, and residents of Schuylkill County the opportunity to compete for up to $5,000 in small business startup or expansion funding. Read more about the Business Plan Competition here!

LionLaunch is made possible by Invent Penn State, a Commonwealth-wide initiative to spur economic development, job creation and student career success. Invent Penn State blends entrepreneurship-focused academic programs, business startup training and incubation, funding for commercialization, and university-community collaborations to facilitate the challenging process of turning research discoveries into valuable products and services that can benefit Pennsylvanians and humankind. Connect with the initiative at