FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
ARE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?
We believe that access to education should not be limited by financial barriers. That's why we offer need-based scholarships to support students who may require financial assistance to pursue their academic goals.
WHAT TECHNOLOGY DO STUDENTS NEED?
Students will need an ipad or laptop.
WHAT WILL I DO AT CAMP?
Form an executive management team with your peers and run your own company
Compete against other student companies throughout the week
Learn the fundamentals of building and running a company
Hear and meet world-class speakers who will share their experiences on a wide variety of topics
Live on a college campus and get a taste of college life
Spend a week with some of Oregon’s top executives
Explore career fields and open doors to your future
MAKE FRIENDS & HAVE FUN!!!!
ALL WORK AND NO PLAY?
We believe in striking a balance between work and play. While we are committed to fostering a productive learning environment where our students dedicate themselves to substantial projects, we also understand the importance of rejuvenation and bonding. Throughout the week, we infuse fun into the program with activities like talent shows, dances, basketball ball tournaments, and much more. So yes, we work hard and we play hard too.
HOW CAN YOU USE YOUR EXPERIENCE AT CAMP ON COLLEGE APPLICATIONS?
If you attend Business Week, you have a unique opportunity to showcase your experience and accomplishments to college admissions officers.
CAN I BRING A FRIEND?
Yes! Invite your friends to enroll and apply for scholarship support if applicable.
WHY ATTENDING OBA BUSINESS WEEK IS SO IMPORTANT
Business is in everything! If you use a computer, drive a car, buy candy bars, participate in sports or have a doctor’s appointment, you are engaged in “business stuff.” Business plays an important role in almost every facet of life. That’s why it’s so important that you understand how it works.
WHO CAN ATTEND?
Rising 10th-12th graders. Have the approval and support of a legal guardian. Submit completed application and enrollment materials by the enrollment deadline.
IS THERE A VACCINATION REQUIREMENT?
OBA will follow OSU guidelines:
IS THERE TRANSPORTATION?
OBA does not provide transportation to and from OSU.
ARE YOU REQUIRED TO WEAR BUSINESS ATTIRE THE WHOLE TIME?
No, students are asked to wear professional clothing twice at camp. Once, during mock interviews and again during final presentations. For the remainder of camp the attire is casual.
WHAT IS YOUR REFUND POLICY?
A full refund will be provided for cancellations made 60 days before the scheduled camp. A half refund will be offered for cancellations made between 30 and 59 days prior to the camp. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made within 30 days of the camp.
Exceptions may be considered for documented emergencies or unforeseen circumstances. Refund requests must be submitted in writing to email@example.com.