Apple Entrepreneur Camp Application and Attendance Policy

You must agree to the Apple Entrepreneur Camp Application and Attendance Policy to apply for Apple Entrepreneur Camp and, if selected, to attend Apple Entrepreneur Camp.

Application Submissions
Applications to attend Apple Entrepreneur Camp are accepted on a rolling basis for dates that are posted online. You agree that you are submitting the application on behalf of the organization listed in the “Organization Name” field, and that you have the authority to do so. Apple is not responsible for lost or late submissions, or for electronic transmission errors, regardless of cause. Accepted applicants will be notified by email at the email address associated with the Apple ID that was used to submit. You agree that Apple may contact you by phone or other method of communication concerning your application. All registration and attendee information you provide for attendance at the event will be treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which can be found at: policy/.

Application Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible to apply for Apple Entrepreneur Camp, you must meet the following requirements.

  • Your organization must have:
    • - A woman* founder, co-founder, or CEO;
    • - A woman developer proficient in Swift or Objective-C; and
    • - A developed app or functional build created for any platform that you can demo live;
  • You must be 18 years of age or older and proficient in English;
  • The woman founder, co-founder, or CEO, the woman developer, and another employee (if applicable) must be 18 years of age or older, proficient in English, and able to attend together for the entire duration of the program; and
  • Attendees must be able to bring their own laptop to work on their code in the lab.

Application Form Requirements

  • You must complete all required fields on the application form and upload all required files and documentation before submitting; and
  • If your organization is a nonprofit and you want to request flight assistance, you must provide a statement that explains why you are making this request and provide proof of your nonprofit status.

Void where prohibited by law. Eligibility is subject to verification by Apple and you agree to cooperate with Apple to provide information about your application and organization that is relevant for eligibility. Employees, interns, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies of Apple Inc. (or any Apple subsidiary) are not eligible, and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of such parties are not eligible.

If you need to withdraw your submission, you may do so on the Apple Entrepreneur Camp application page at any time.

Review Criteria
Applications will be reviewed based on:

  • Content of written responses to the questions in the application form;
  • Commitment to development for Apple platforms using the latest Apple technologies; and
  • Whether the app is unique or innovative.

All applications must be submitted through the Apple Entrepreneur Camp application page and will not be accepted through any other channel. All decisions made by Apple are final and review results are confidential. Attendees will be selected based on the review criteria set forth above in Apple’s sole discretion. All attendees must agree to the Apple Entrepreneur Camp Application and Attendance Policy to attend Apple Entrepreneur Camp.

Reasons for Disqualification
Your application may not be considered for Apple Entrepreneur Camp if it does not follow all eligibility and submission requirements. In addition, Apple reserves the right to disqualify your current and/or future applications, or withhold or revoke your attendance offer to Apple Entrepreneur Camp and/or other Apple events at any time if:

  • Any part of your submission is untrue, plagiarized, or fabricated;
  • You engage in or previously engaged in harassment or other harmful behavior directed at Apple, Apple employees, other applicants, or Apple Entrepreneur Camp attendees;
  • You are accepted to Apple Entrepreneur Camp and do not claim the attendance offer by the deadline, or claim the attendance offer but do not attend Apple Entrepreneur Camp daily, unless otherwise agreed by Apple;
  • You accept flight assistance but do not check in for the flight arrangements made by Apple and do not inform an Apple representative in advance;
  • You, directly or indirectly, commit any act intended to interfere with Apple Entrepreneur Camp; or
  • You (or your application) fail to comply with these terms and conditions.

Information Submitted to Apple Not Deemed Confidential
Apple works with many software developers and some of their products may be similar to or compete with the materials you submit. Apple may also be developing its own similar or competing apps, playgrounds, products or services or may decide to do so in the future. To avoid potential misunderstandings, Apple cannot agree, and expressly disclaims, any confidentiality obligations or use restrictions, express or implied, with respect to your application or any information that you provide in connection with your application or with your participation in Apple Entrepreneur Camp (“Applicant Disclosures”). All such Applicant Disclosures will be non-confidential. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Apple will use your Applicant Disclosures only in connection with Apple Entrepreneur Camp.

Attendance Offer
If you are accepted as an attendee, you must let us know on or before the acceptance deadline of the dates for which you applied if you will attend and if you can meet all the eligibility requirements. Attendance offers that are not accepted by this date will be given to other applicants and forfeited.

Apple Entrepreneur Camp includes:

  • One-on-one code-level guidance from Apple experts and engineers at a hands-on technology lab in Cupertino, California.
  • Ongoing support from an Apple Developer representative for at least one year.
  • One year of membership in the Apple Developer Program.
  • Up to two tickets to the Worldwide Developers Conference (“WWDC”) for the woman founder**, co-founder, or CEO and woman developer.**
  • Access to the Apple Entrepreneur Camp alumni network, a world-class group of inspiring and ambitious senior leaders.

One year of organization membership in the Apple Developer Program will be assigned free of charge to the organization’s Apple Developer account, subject to the organization’s acceptance and compliance with to all applicable agreements. This membership will start on the first day of the cohort you attend for accounts that do not already have an organization membership in the Apple Developer Program. For accounts that already have an organization membership in the Apple Developer Program, the membership will be renewed for one year once the current membership expires. There will be no substitution of memberships and no cash awarded in lieu of the Apple Developer Program membership.

Apple Entrepreneur Camp is free of charge for accepted attendees and organizations. You understand and agree that the opportunity to attend may not be sold, resold, bartered, auctioned, or transferred in any way. As an exception to the foregoing, requests to transfer attendance among eligible members of the same team may be submitted to Apple for consideration. Apple reserves the right to reject any transfer requests. Any other transfers will render participation null and void without any responsibility to Apple. Apple reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel participation or attendance offers for any reason and at any time.

Apple is not responsible for any expenses other than those specified in this policy. Need-based assistance for airfare may be requested in the application process by nonprofit organizations and may be provided by Apple at Apple’s sole discretion. Travel expenses are not reimbursable by Apple and are the sole responsibility of the recipient. Transportation between the airport, the lodging venue, Apple buildings, or any other locations related to Apple Entrepreneur Camp will not be provided by Apple.

Apple may add, substitute, or cancel Apple Entrepreneur Camp, or any cohorts thereof, and Apple does not guarantee that you will be informed of such changes before the start date of your cohort. Apple will not be liable for loss of enjoyment or wasted expenditures.

Code of Conduct
Apple is committed to diversity and to providing a harassment-free Apple Entrepreneur Camp experience for everyone. All attendees have the right to a safe and welcoming environment regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, or any other attributes. In addition to treating others respectfully, please do not bring items with disrespectful, malicious, or offensive writing, images, or audio to the conference. If you have an experience that violates this code of conduct, ask the Apple moderator for assistance at Apple Entrepreneur Camp.

Apple reserves the right to refuse admittance to, or remove any person from Apple Entrepreneur Camp (including from any related events) at any time in its sole discretion, including but not limited to attendees behaving in an inappropriate, disorderly, disrespectful, or dangerous manner or failing to comply with this application and attendance policy. All attendees must follow safety signage, instructions, and rules.

Apple Entrepreneur Camp will take place at Apple campus in Cupertino, California, USA. You are responsible for transportation to Apple and related venues. Apple reserves the right to change venues due to weather, capacity, or any other issues without notice and without liability. Admission to Apple Entrepreneur Camp may also be subject to additional conditions of admission to the Apple campus and other venues used for related events.

Badges and Lanyards
Before being admitted to Apple Entrepreneur Camp and obtaining a badge and lanyard for the Apple campus, all participants will be required to present a valid passport or other government-issued identification (copies will not be accepted) that matches the name on their registration. Badges may contain NFC or other RFID technologies.

You must wear your badge and lanyard at all times on the Apple campus. If requested by security, you may be required to provide additional identification. Apple Entrepreneur Camp badges and lanyards (or any part thereof) are not replaceable or transferable. You agree not to share, transfer, give, or otherwise provide your badge and lanyard to anyone. You also agree not to remove your badge and lanyard from the Apple campus and to return both the badge and lanyard to Apple before you depart each day.

In addition, you agree that you must be accompanied by a badged employee at all times and must stay within the areas designated for attendees of Apple Entrepreneur Camp.

No Photography or Recording
You are not permitted to take photos or make audio or audiovisual recordings at Apple Entrepreneur Camp or take professional photographic or video equipment, wearable recording devices, or selfie sticks or similar monopods onto the Apple campus or venues used for related events. Solicitation or selling of items or services is not allowed. Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is not permitted anywhere on the Apple campus or venues used for related events.

Medical Assistance
By attending, you give your consent to receive emergency medical care, if needed, should you sustain any injury or become ill while attending the event. You agree that you are responsible for the cost of any emergency medical care provided.

In case of fire, leave the building immediately by walking to the nearest safe exit. Leave all belongings. Do not use the elevators. Do not return to the building until authorities indicate that it is safe to do so.

Should an earthquake occur, remain calm and take cover under a stable object. Face away from glass, unstable objects, and tall structures. Remain where you are until the shaking stops and wait for further instructions from authorities. If directed to evacuate the venue, walk to the nearest exit. Do not use the elevators and do not return to the building until authorities indicate that it is safe to do so.

General Terms
By applying for Apple Entrepreneur Camp, you agree to hold Apple and its directors, officers, employees and assigns, harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of or related to your application and/or attendance of Apple Entrepreneur Camp. You assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in Apple Entrepreneur Camp, or use of Apple Entrepreneur Camp. You voluntarily assume all risk and danger incidental to attending Apple Entrepreneur Camp, whether occurring prior to, during or subsequent to Apple Entrepreneur Camp, and Apple will not be liable for any resulting harm, including death, personal injury, loss, damage, or any other liability, including, but not limited to, any claims that stem from any services, materials, or input provided as part of Apple Entrepreneur Camp (if any) or Apple’s performance or failure to perform under this Agreement, whether or not Apple has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Apple’s entire liability for direct damages arising as part of Apple Entrepreneur Camp is limited to fifty dollars (50.00 USD). Apple hereby disclaims any and all warranties of any kind, express or implied for the Apple Entrepreneur Camp, including, for any services, materials, or input provided as part of Apple Entrepreneur Camp (if any). You agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and the decisions of the reviewers, which are final in all respects. You agree that Apple shall not be responsible for any typographical or other errors in the administration of Apple Entrepreneur Camp.

Film and Video Consent
Photographs, audio and/or video taken as part of Apple Entrepreneur Camp by Apple, or others on behalf of Apple, may include your voice, image or likeness. By attending Apple Entrepreneur Camp, you agree that Apple may use such photographs, audio and/or video, including those that may contain your voice, image or likeness, for any purpose on a worldwide basis in perpetuity, without any compensation to you, and you release Apple from all liability related thereto.

*Apple believes that gender expression is a fundamental right. We welcome all women to apply to this program.

**One ticket to the WWDC immediately following the attendee’s cohort will be provided for the woman founder, co-founder, or CEO. Another ticket will be provided to the woman developer who attends, if different from the woman founder, co-founder, or CEO who attends. Tickets are non-transferrable and subject to the ticket purchase terms of WWDC and applicable attendance policy. There will be no substitutions and no cash awarded in lieu of these tickets.

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