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Want to light your child's entrepreneurial fire? Try a stint at a business camp.

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This story appears in the May 2003 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in young people, says Alvin W. Rohrs, CEO and president of Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE), an entrepreneurial education organization. "Twenty years ago, there was the idea that entrepreneurs are born, not made," Rohrs says. "Now there's an understanding that people can learn to be entrepreneurs."

Today's entrepreneurial camps focus on hands-on training (creating actual businesses during the camp and meeting with real-life entrepreneurs). Check out your local college or SIFE (www.sife.org) chapter to find camps in your area, or consider these:

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