About Camp Emerge

Camp Emerge is the capstone program of Project Emerge. It is a three-day business leadership camp at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. Camp Emerge participants will gain personal, professional, and cultural leadership training to prepare for the business elements of any career.​

Date & Location

Camp Emerge 2017 will take place August 3-6 at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.

Schedule at a Glance

  • Day 1: Personal Development
    • Opening keynote
    • Peer networking lunch
    • Development workshop breakout sessions
    • Mentor dinner downtown
    • Evening business trek
    • Twin Cities social event
  • Day 2: Professional Development
    • Business-at-a-Glance functional area breakout sessions
    • Corporate panel: life after college
    • Marketplace Simulation
    • GMAT/MBA 101 informational dinner
    • Evening business trek
  • Day 3: Cultural Development
    • Two-part food business tour
    • Non-profit experiential tour
    • Critical conversations workshop
    • Reflection dinner
    • Evening business trek
    • Service learning opportunity


Project Emerge welcomes applications from rising undergraduate juniors and seniors and emerging professionals (1-2 years of experience). Camp Emerge is designed for people of color, women, LBTQ, and first generation students.

The application for Camp Emerge 2017 will open in February. (future link to apply will be provided on this page)


Admitted participants will pay $100 to secure their spot in Camp Emerge 2017. This includes lodging, food, training, site visits, and other opportunities. Scholarships and travel stipends available based on participant need.