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Educational Day Camps

Field trips still exciting to you? Make a business out of it.

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Educational Day Camps

Startup Costs: $2,000 – $10,000
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

Math, grammar, computer training and artsand crafts can all be included in the curriculum of an education daycamp for kids. The camps can be held in day-long format on weekendsduring school months and throughout the week in summers.

The main focuson this type of specialized kid’s day camp business is to provideparents with an alternate choice for additional education as opposed toeducational tutoring. The day camps can be run as an independentbusiness or in conjunction with a community program or communitycenter. Startup costs for this kind of business will vary as to theoperating format and size of the business and will range from a low of$5,000 to a high of $25,000. Be sure to seek legal advice in terms ofregulations and certifications that may be required to operate abusiness specializing in educational day camps for kids in yourcommunity prior to establishing the business.

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Self Defense Training

Empower women and men alike with self defense training.

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Self Defense Training

Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

Self-defense training is big business’kids, students, single mothers,housewives, executives traveling overseas, government employees,celebrities, sports figures, politicians, school teachers, securityguards, and just about anyone who wants and needs to feel safe andsecure are potential customers.

This opportunity will really appeal topeople with a martial arts, military, or law enforcement background’themore qualified and the better your credentials, the more your trainingservices will be in demand. Training can be conducted in a group formator on a one-on-one basis at your school location or the clientslocations, including their homes, businesses, or offices. Never beforehas self-defense training been as popular as it is right now. Literallyhundreds of thousands of people sign up for new classes every month andare prepared to shell out big bucks to learn the skills they need tokeep themselves and family members safe. Rates vary from a few dollarsper hour, per student, when training a group, to as much as $200 perhour when training one-on-one.

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Anyone who wants and needs to feel safe and wants to learn how to protect themselves.

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Fashion Design School

If you are a fashion designer, teach others how to do the same with this glamorous business idea.

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Fashion Design School

Startup Costs: $50,000 – $100,000
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

Starting a fashion school is verystraightforward. However, there certainly is one main requirement. Youor your instructors must be fashion designers. There are manyapproaches that can be taken when considering a fashion school as a newbusiness venture.

The first approach is to start a full-service fashionschool that is recognized by fashion designers and clothingmanufacturers. A less costly and less complicated approach to startinga fashion design school is to target students who have an interest instarting their own fashion label or clothing manufacturing business.The training provided could be over a shorter period of time and couldbe less costly than traditional fashion school courses. Additionalrevenues can be created by selling the fashions designed by thestudents through your own fashion shows, as well as over the Internetvia your own Web site. This type of business is costly to establish.However, the potential to generate a six-figure yearly income iscertainly within reach for the hard-working entrepreneur.

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Flower Arranging Classes

When guests walk into your house, do they comment on your flowers? If yes, you may have a skill you didn’t know could be a business.

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Flower Arranging Classes

Startup Costs: $2,000 – $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

Thanks in part to craft gurus like MarthaStewart, flower arranging and dried flower products have becomeextremely popular as home decorations, gifts, and as a hobby.

Startinga flower arranging instructional business can be fun, and easilyoperated from home. The business requires only a minimal investment toget things rolling. Students are currently paying as much a $50 to $75for one three-hour course, making this a potentially very profitablebusiness venture. Building alliances with flower shops, garden centers,and retail gift stores is a great way to market the business initially,as these types of businesses can act as a referral source or even ajoint venture partner, with the flower arranging courses beingconducted nights and weekends from their locations. Securing only tennew students per week, and charging a mere $60 for the flower arrangingcourse, will create business revenues of more than $30,000 per year.

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