• DREAM TANK

    WHERE KIDS LAUNCH THEIR DREAMS

  • Join us for a mission of collaborative ideas across generations! MATERIALS NEEDED Laptop or Ipad to use for the week, with removable storage/ thumb drive, Google apps / gmail account TO REGISTER Enter your name and Email HERE and we will contact you with the details and answers needed to help you register.

    SUMMER ACCELERATOR

    Dream Tank’s 5 Day Accelerator is an innovator's playground and design-thinking hub where kids learn how to launch their own dreams or choose to collectively solve design challenges from real-world companies. This entrepreneurial, action-packed accelerator offers the unique opportunity for kids and teens to creatively rise to their potential, follow their dreams and launch their ideas at a pitch night to shape the future.

     

    SKILL SETS AND BENEFITS

    • Business Ideation 
    • Logo Designing
    • Simple Website design 
    • Marketing ideation
    • Presentation design
    • Virtual Reality design building
    • Prototyping
    • Film production and editing 
    • Photography, Performance Art, Creative Expression
    • Speeches and Mentorship from local and global leaders
    • End of week Mission Launch Celebration and Pitch Night

    Dream Tank: Mission Launch is our finale of the summer accelerator, where kids get to share their ideas with the public, parents, and Impact/entrepreneurship community. Hosted at Impact Hub Boulder and Galvanize.

     

    SESSIONS:

    June 26-June 30, 2017 - Boulder, CO
    5 Day Social Impact Accelerator

     

    July 17-21, 2017 - North Boulder, CO

    5 Day Social Impact Super-Accelerator

    This is a second-level accelerator for those who already have ideas and ventures they have started, or who have already gone through one of the Dream Tank programs.

     

    July 24-28 @ Galvanize

    5 Day Social Impact Accelerator

  • DREAM BIG BLOG!

    Latest news, dreams, thoughts, celebrations!

  • Fly With Us

    Take a look at the world of Dream Tank™

  • DREAMAKERS

    Dreamakers turn dreams into reality and passion into projects.

    Addison Haid and Summer Gould​

    Duct Duck Goose is a wearable art and accessory company that makes designs from duct tape.

    Minecraft Builders

    Ian Feller

    Minecraft Builders turns designs from games into inspiration for buildings in real life.

    Anya Smith, Summer Cuppari Gould

    Story Architects is a creative production company that inspires kids and adults to not wait to do what they love.

    STA produces the kid-friendly youtube channel KIDS LIFE!

    Shredder Stickers

    Bodie Fox

    Shredder Stickers is for snowboarders and skiiers alike to design their own stickers that keep track of their gear on the mountain!

    Summer Gould, Marley Lenderman, Delilah Berry, Athena

    ENGINEERED BY LOVE

    HERBALLY SOURCED & KID APPROVED

    Magic Potions

    Cable Label

    Emma Kraft

    Emma is a 12 yr old on a mission to create sustainable tech products.

    Happillows

    Anica Chavez-Grandits

    Anica is 11 years old and loves cats and YouTube.

    The Koala Girls

    Della B. and Sophie Feller

    Della (10) and Sophie (11) are passionate about saving the koalas.

    Quirky

    Matea Chavez-Grandits

    Matea is 13 years old. She loves art and creating new things.

    Laquatic

    Embla Weibring and Maddy Barnes

    Maddy and Embla are both 10 years old. They love animals and Hamilton the musical.

    Cardboard Crafts

    Kaden Ritzer

    Kaden is 10 years old and his favorite movie is Boss Baby.

    NPK Modworks

    Nico Kadonaga

    Nico is ten years old, modifies nerf guns and is awesome.

    Dream Tank Consultant

    Ayden "Piyo" Dedrick

    Piyo is 9 years old and loves helping people and owls.

    Children for Change

    Jake Aloia

    Jake is 12 and he loves making a difference.

    Pracelets

    Preston Ritzer

    Preston is 11 years old and he likes rainbowloom bracelets.

  • MEET THE DREAM TEAM

    We make it happen.

    Heidi Cuppari

    Co-Founder & CEO

    Heidi is a pioneer in social change finance and business. LinkedIN

    Ashley Willfire

    Co-Founder &

    Creative Director

    Ashley is a mentor, connector, and vocalist and design junkie. LinkedIN

    Dana Pauzauskie

    Founding Partner

    Dana is a bridge-builder, educator, entrepreneur and youth advocate. LinkedIN

    Summer

    Dream Tank Senior Kidsultant and Dream Tank Squad Captain

    Summer is 11 years old. She loves owls, art, film, and entrepreneurship.

    Cody

    Game Creator​

    Cody is 8 years old. He loves nature and sports. He mostly loves creating and leading games.

    Co-Creators & Advisors

    Council of Jedi

  • Become a Dream Tank Collective Fellow

    Do you believe the voices and dreams of youth matter?

    We’re recruiting the adventurous, the explorers, the dreamers, with the boldest ideas on the planet. We believe the voices and dreams of youth matter.

    You are invited to have a meaningful, dynamic experience as you apply your class content and personal talent in a real world Social Impact Start-Up Organization 8-14 hours/ week. Additional hours for summertime.

    We are only interested in genuinely enthusiastic individuals who wish to get involved and support youth, creativity and Boulder’s vibrant social impact community of entrepreneurs.

    As a Dream Tank fellow, you will be learning directly from the CEO as well as your cohorts on the Fellowship team in weekly meetings and guided, one-on-one sessions that help you realize your Dreams while making Dream Tank the destination for youth entrepreneurs.

     

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL FELLOWSHIPS

    1. SUBMIT THIS FORM AND INCLUDE THE FELLOWSHIP YOU ARE APPLYING FOR

    2. SEND AN EMAIL WITH AN INTRO INCLUDING WHY YOU ARE READY FOR THIS ADVENTURE, A FUN PHOTO AND YOUR CV, OR A SHORT VIDEO, AND SHARE YOUR PASSION AND INTEREST WITH US!

  • TESTIMONIALS

    "Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are kids' footsteps on the Moon!" 

    WHAT KIDS ARE SAYING

    “This is the best camp I’ve ever been to! Can we come back next week?”

    “I wish it was an overnight camp, and two weeks. I think this will be a huge camp like Avid for Adventure.”

    WHAT PARENTS ARE SAYING

    "Thank you for the passionate and amazing gifts you shared with all of those kids. My daughter love, love, loved it. She is feeling nourished and successful at bringing herself even more out and into the world."​

    - Dream-maker Parent, Summer Accelerator 2016

    WHAT BUSINESSES ARE SAYING

    "Dream Tank is one of those special opportunities that allows kids to rise up to the challenge of creatively expressing ideas that are in their hearts and minds. They are given the perfect combination of guidance and play to allow for this beautiful transformation to occur. I was honored to be a part of their inaugural launch and gain invaluable insight from these bright kids."​

    - Pitching venture at Dream Tank: Mission Launch 2016

    WHAT COMMUNITY MEMBERS ARE SAYING

    "Wow!!!! what an amazing night, joy and innovation filled the Boulder Impact Hub last night. A group of brilliant children shared their ideas and their genius with an enthusiastic crowd.​"

    - Community Member, Attendee of Dream Tank: Mission Launch 2016

  • SIGN UP TODAY

    We are launching additional missions.. Tell us why you're ready for the next frontier. We will follow up with the rest.

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