What are the startup costs for a Camp Bow Wow?
Startup costs for a Camp Bow Wow ranged from $783,500 to $1,485,000 in 2017
The startup investment for a Camp Bow Wow franchise is all inclusive and ranged from $783,500 to $1,485,000 in 2017. Startup costs depend on a variety of factors including the size of your facility, construction costs and your local market and may be lower or higher than the range from 2017 shared above.*
*For more information on these costs, please refer to Item 7 of our 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document. Your costs may vary depending on a number of factors.
The typical owner will invest $150,000-$200,000, which includes their franchise fee, and finance the rest through the SBA or other loan options.
The following chart is from our 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document:
|Type of Expenditure||Amount Low||Amount High||Method Of Payment||When Due||To Whom Payment is to be Made|
|Initial Franchise Fee||$30,000||$50,000||Lump Sum||Upon signing the Franchise Agreement||Us|
|Dog Trainer Fee||$5,000||$5,000||Lump Sum or on an approved payment plan, upon request||30 days before you or your designated Personnel attends the Dog Trainer Certification Program||Us|
|Travel and Room and Board While Attending Initial Camp Services Training, Scout Training, and the Dog Trainer Certificate Program||$0||$5,000||As Incurred||As Incurred||Airlines, Hotels, Restaurants, and other Third Parties|
|Leasehold Improvements||$525,455||$567,679||As Incurred||Before Opening||Contractors and other Third Parties|
|Equipment, Supplies and Opening Inventory||$49,437||$55,575||As Incurred||Before Opening||Suppliers|
|Home Buddies Operational Launch Package||$0||$2,000||As incurred||Before Opening Home Buddies Services||Third Party Suppliers|
|Dog Cabins and Interior Fencing||$116,662||$133,543||As Incurred||Before Opening||Suppliers|
|Signage||$5,355||$10,725||As Incurred||Before Opening||Suppliers|
|Webcam System||$19,500||$21,453||As Incurred||Before Opening||Suppliers/Third Parties/Us|
|Camp Payroll||$2,910||$16,680||As Agreed||Before Opening||Third Parties|
|Home Buddies Management Payroll||$0||$12,500||As Incurred||As Incurred||Third Party Suppliers|
|Rent and Utilities||$37,843||$77,163||As Agreed||Before Opening||Third Parties|
|Plans and Permits||$12,782||$21,510||As Incurred||As Incurred||Third Parties|
|Professional Services Expenses||$0||$20,947||As Incurred||As Incurred||Third Parties|
|Camp Launch Advertising||$25,000||$25,000||As Incurred||As Incurred||Third Parties|
|Financing Fees||$4,700||$56,542||As Agreed||Before Opening||Third Parties|
|Additional Funds for First 3 months of Camp Operations||$25,000||$25,000||As Incurred||Wages - bi- weekly, otherwise, as incurred||Personnel, Suppliers and Utilities|
|Additional Funds for first 3 months of Home Buddies Operations||$0||$12,500||As Incurred||Wages - bi- weekly, otherwise, as incurred||Personnel, Suppliers and Utilities|
These figures are discussed in greater detail in our Franchise Disclosure Document. Once you’ve started a conversation with Camp Bow Wow about joining the brand, if it looks like we’re likely to be a good fit, we’ll send you a copy of the FDD to discuss in detail. We’re happy to answer any questions you may have. To get started, fill out the form at top right to download our free executive summary.