Moonshot Pirates Bootcamps

take action. have fun. hijack the rules.

Moonshot Pirates Bootcamps

take action. have fun. hijack the rules.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Transform your vision into tangible projects in one of the 3-day Moonshot Pirates Bootcamps.

Starting with insights from accomplished entrepreneurs and changemakers, you will receive valuable input in the fields of entrepreneurship, Global Grand Challenges, exponential strategies & latest technology trends, as well as personal development & moonshot thinking. After an ideation workshop, you will be provided with time 48 HOURS HACKATHON, knowledge, support from international mentors, and tools to successfully execute your ideas in a supportive peer-driven environment.

IN THESE 3 DAYS YOU WILL…

gain the skills of tomorrow

IS THIS FOR ME?

Our Bootcamps are designed for young people between the ages of 15 and 19. No special skills or knowledge are required. Yup! You don’t need to have a freaking clue how to start a venture. You don’t even have to have an idea for a project before joining the Bootcamp. The only thing you need is an eagerness to build on your strengths, deep desire to learn, and guts to take action right away.

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BOOTCAMP STEP BY STEP

Click on a day to see what’s going to happen.

DAY 1

Welcome & Introduction

check-in & getting to know each other

Keynotes by Experts

entrepreneurship, tech trends, personal development & global challenges

Ideation Workshop

identifying problems, generating ideas, teaming up

Start of the 48h Hackathon

start executing your ideas with the help of mentors

DAY 2

48h Hackathon

execution of your ideas with the help of mentors

Mentoring Hours

support with prototyping, product development, business plan, marketing, finance, etc.

Workshops & Activities

additional workshops, activities to help you develop your idea further

Fireside Chat

fireside chat with an investor

DAY 3

48h Hackathon

execution of your ideas with the help of mentors

Pitch Trainings

prepare your presentation with experienced coaches

Final Pitch Night

present your final projects and prototypes infront of jury and friends – open to public

Enter the Global Community

becoming pirates and community members

FAQs

Things you need to know before you attend one of our Bootcamps.

How many days is the Bootcamp?
Do I have to be between 15 and 19?
How many places are available at each Bootcamp?
How do I apply?
How about accommodation and food during the Bootcamp?
In which language are the Bootcamps?
Can I apply as a team or only as an individual?
Do I need to have a project idea in order to apply?
Is the final pitch night available to public?
How much does the Bootcamp cost?
How can I cancel my participation?
How can I explain to my parent what is Moonshot Pirates Bootcamp?

How many days is the Bootcamp?

Moonshot Pirates Bootcamps are 3-day programs full of inspiration, knowledge, mentoring and taking action.

Do I have to be between 15 and 19?

In general, the Bootcamp is designed for people between 15-19 years. But if you are younger or older and yet feel, that this could be also helpful for you, feel free to apply. We want to make everyone a changemaker.

How many places are available at each Bootcamp?

Each Bootcamp is limited to 30 participants. Each participant needs to apply to be selected.

How do I apply?

  1. Select the bootcamp you want to participate in.
  2. Fill in and submit your application.
  3. Send us your parent’s approval – for those under 18.
  4. We will inform you via email within 2 weeks if you got accepted.
  5. Pay your ticket.*
  6. Join the Bootcamp. Take action. Have fun.
  7. Join the global community of Moonshot Pirates.

*For paid Bootcamps you will need to purchase your ticket after the acceptance or you can apply for a scholarship, in order to have your ticket free of charge. For sponsored Bootcamps and “pay as much as you want” Bootcamps you will need to pay a deposit of € 50,-. Your deposit will be returned after you participate at the Bootcamp accordingly.

How about accommodation and food during the Bootcamp?

You will be sleeping at the location during the Bootcamp. Accommodation, food, and drinks are included.

In which language are the Bootcamps?

Depending on the location Bootcamps are usually held in a local language. See a Bootcamp of your choice to find out about the language.

Can I apply as a team or only as an individual?

You can apply both as an individual or as a team (perfect for matura projects). If you are applying as a team, each of your team members will need to send a separate application. Please inform us in your application, if you are applying as a team.

Do I need to have a project idea in order to apply?

You can apply with or without an idea for a concrete project. This does not have an influence on your application.

Is the final pitch night available to public?

Yes, the final pitch night is available to the public. Feel free to invite your friends, family, teachers, etc.

How much does the Bootcamp cost?

Our Bootcamps usually cost 150,- € per participant. You can however also apply for a free of charge scholarship. In some cases, we have sponsored Bootcamps or “Pay as much as you want” Bootcamps. In such a case, a deposit of €50,- will be charged prior to the Bootcamp. If  the Bootcamp is on a “pay as much as you want” basis, you can decide after your participation how much and if you want to pay. Please have a look at a selected Bootcamp, to see which cost applies.

How can I cancel my participation?

So you have realized that you cannot participate at the Bootcamp anymore? Well, that’s a pity, but we understand. Please let us know via email at ahoy@moonshotpirates.com. Your cancelation must be received 10 working days prior to the Bootcamp, so we can refund you the full ticket price or deposit. If you cancel less than 10 working days prior to the Bootcamp or don’t show up at all, you are liable for the full ticket price or deposit fee. Please make sure that you have received an acknowledgment of your cancellation from us. Only this will confirm that your ticket cancelation has been received.

How can I explain to my parent what is Moonshot Pirates Bootcamp?

Easy! Here you can download a pdf with detailed explanation of our bootcamp in German or English version.

READY TO ATTEND?

Click to learn more and to apply to our Bootcamps.

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December 4-6, 2020
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