The YES Program

The YES Program (Youth Entrepreneur Success) engages and empowers youth ages 12 – 18 in Prince Edward County through after-school and summer entrepreneurship programming. Youth have opportunities to develop job skills, connect with mentors from the local business community and become inspired by entrepreneurship in Prince Edward County.

With youth-selected skill-based activities, workshops led by successful entrepreneurs and visits to local businesses where youth can speak directly with leaders from different sectors, the YES Program assists youth in developing self confidence and entrepreneur skills. There are no fees to participate.

Hand-on Activities

Youth get the opportunity to try skills out themselves, ranging from food handling, creative production and the trades.

Speaker Series

Entrepreneurs and business leaders from across the County host inspiring and informative sessions at the PEC Youth Centre.

Trips to Local Businesses

Youth can see first hand the diverse industries that thrive across Prince Edward County, ranging from agriculture, tourism and digital innovation.

Thank you to the Ontario 150 Partnership Program for the support of the YES Program and Youth Entrepreneurship in Prince Edward County.