Free Enterprise Education Programs


Free Enterprise Leadership Challenge

What is the Free enterprise leadership challenge?

The Jesse Helms Center offers an exciting five-day residential camp for high school students every summer. The Free Enterprise Leadership Challenge (FELC) has been educating and providing real life business experience to students for over 15 years. 

HOw can I sign up?

We strive to educate students about entrepreneurship, the differences between capitalism and socialism, free market economics, personal responsibility, principled leadership and corporate/personal philanthropy. To learn more about our program, click here.

Watch a recap of 2017 FELC at Wingate University

Free Enterprise Now®

What is Free Enterprise Now®?

Led by Dr. Peter Frank, Dean at the School of Business at Wingate University, this unique curriculum allows students and others to learn about our free enterprise system. This is accomplished through short lessons that teach the fundamentals of this system, how to start a business, ethical and leadership training and how government intersects with the free enterprise system.

how can I learn more?

To learn more please visit our Free Enterprise Now® website, Our curriculum is funded by private donation because our supporters believe in the free enterprise system and that all students should be given the opportunity to learn why it’s the best economic system worldwide.

Watch a brief introduction to Free Enterprise Now®