Descriptions of Afternoon Enrichment Programs

  • Program Name

    Program Description

    Grades

    Focus Area

    Accelerate 2 Great Wayne Metro Community Action Agency: Accelerate 2 Great program provides students in grades 4-8 with meaningful and exciting STEAM activities and field trips. Example activities include engineering, coding, computer, 3D printing, and robotics in addition to a range of performing and visual arts enrichment opportunities. Grade: 4-8 STEM
    Active Games DPR: Active Games is a two-week program designed to improve the athletic abilities of students in grades 1-8 through a variety of drills, exercises, team sports, and games. By focusing on the cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength and endurance, and flexibility, participants will improve their motor, social, coping, and problem-solving skills all while having a great time! Grade: 1-8 Athletic
    Artists in Education Center for Creative Studies: The Artists in Education Summer Program will provide students, grades 1-8 with daily art and design classes that promote creativity, self-exploration and expression, empathy and collaboration, as well as fun! Grade: 1-8 Performing/Visual Arts
    Blucar Enrichment Blucar LLC. Students in grades K-8 will engage in programs tailored to their needs, including classes in history, business, college readiness, culinary arts, computer technology, and videography. Grade: K-8 Comprehensive Youth Development
    Camp Dinner Table Camp Dinner Table offers students in grades K-8 fun and engaging cooking lessons while learning the basics of preparing and presenting a meal, practice math & literacy skills, & discover healthy eating strategies. Grade: K-8 Comprehensive Youth Development
    Camp Get Ready Teen Hype: Camp Get Ready summer programming will support students, grades 6-8 in their efforts to be ready for college, work, and life and mobilize all the promise that lies in their talent, hearts, and minds. Grade: 6-8 College & Career Exposure
    Coleman A. Young Foundation Coleman A. Young Foundation summer program will offer students in grades 9-11 opportunities for academic enrichment and experiential learning, complemented by wellness, centeredness and physical activity, financial planning, and nutrition. Grade: 9-11 Comprehensive Youth Development
    Cool Chemistry DPR Educational Services: Cool Chemistry is a two-week program that provides students in grades 4-8 with learning activities designed to spark their interest in chemistry and science in general. Grade: 4-8 STEM
    Detroit Soccer District Soccer District LLC: Students in grades 2-12 will receive coaching in the fundamentals of soccer from knowledgeable coaches and administration. All skill levels welcomed! Grade: 2-12 Athletic
    Drone Technology Training The Yunion: Drone Technology Training Students in grades 9-11 will learn about drones and other technologies through a hands-on, project-based design dedicated to preparing and exposing participants to in-demand employment opportunities. Grade: 9-11 STEM
    Engineering Challenge DPR Educational Services: Engineering Challenge is a two-week program that provides students in grades 4-8 with learning activities designed to spark their interest in engineering and science in general. Grade: 4-8 STEM
    Exploring Robotics EdforTech: Exploring Robotics is a week-long summer day camp that provides students in grades 1-8 with engaging, collaborative, robotics activities to encourage early interest in STEAM subjects and the development of the skills needed in STEAM careers. Grade: 1-8 STEM
    Flag Football Camp DPR: Flag Football Camp is a week-long basic skills program that will teach students in grades 5-8 the rules and basics of the game of football, including knowledge of offense, defense, necessary skills, and position play. In this all-inclusive camp, all participants play no matter their skill level, and sportsmanship and skill-building are the foundations of the program. Grade: 5-8 Athletic
    Future Influencers Reaching for Excellence (FIRE) The Yunion: Future Influencers Reaching for Excellence (FIRE) is a social media influencer entrepreneurship and life skills program for youth in grades 6-8 that shows how social media can be used for both the good of others and in entrepreneurial endeavors.  Grade: 6-8 STEM
    Girl Scouts Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan (GSSEM) will provide girls in grades 1-8 a taste of what it means to be a Girl Scout by exploring the GS leadership pillars of Entrepreneurship, Life Skills, STEM, and Outdoor Education. Grade: 1-8 Comprehensive Youth Development
    Girls on the Run & Sport Port  YMCA Girls on the Run & Sport Port: provides girls in grades 3-8, the opportunity to build friendships in a fun and inclusive setting that includes interactive games, being physically active, and expressing creativity through art & crafts and storytelling. Grade: 3-8 Athletic
    Heritage Works Heritage Works- This one-week dance program offers students in grades 9-12 opportunities to sharpen their technical skills while celebrating culture, community, and self-expression, all through the art of dance. Grade: 9-12 Performing/Visual Arts
    Hope 911 The Yunion – Hope 911 This program uses creative film projects to engage students in grades 6-8 in discussions that promote pro-social behaviors and preventing adolescent high-risk behaviors in students. The focus will be on the film Hope 911, a powerful film addressing teen suicide sensitively and in a way that engenders hope and answers. Grade: 6-8 Performing/Visual Arts
    International Cooking & Culture DPR Educational Services: International Cooking and Culture is a two-week program that exposes students in grades 3-8 to other cultures through food. The program's activities encourage students to make more informed and daring choices about the foods they consume while also addressing important academic concepts. Grade: 3-8 STEM
    Keys 2 Life Mentoring Through Music and the Arts (K2L) The Yunion: Key’s 2 Live Mentoring is an arts-based program encourages, educates, and empowers students in grades 6-8 through music, poetry, theater, and dance.   Grade: 6-8 Performing/Visual Arts
    Keys 2 Life Mentoring Through Music and the Arts (K2L) The Yunion: The Introduction to Arts Expression summer program will engage student in grades 6-8 will engage in a series of individually centered, culturally relevant topics, visual arts, music, & writing to build coping, expression, and professional art skills. Grade: 6-8 Performing/Visual Arts
    Leaders in Training buildOn: Leaders in Training offers students grades 10-12 opportunities to strengthen their academic and leadership skills as they plan and lead their own service projects to address issues in their communities. Grade: 10-12 Comprehensive Youth Development
    LEGO Robotics DPR Educational Services: LEGO Robotics is a two-week summer program that offers students in grades 5-8 the opportunity to explore the basics of building and coding robots through hands-on, collaborative learning. Grade: 5-8 STEM
    Living Arts Living Arts: A week-long program offering students in grades 1-6 STEAM and literacy learning opportunities through a variety of artistic disciplines: drama, songwriting and recording, animation, dance, photography, sculpture, drawing, and other visual, performing, and media art forms. Grade: 1-6 Performing/Visual Arts
    PBA Royal Athletic Enrichment PBA Royal Performing Arts & Training School: Athletic Enrichment program will provide students in grades K-12 with cheerleading, basketball, and summer camp activities. The program will spark participants' creativity, feed their curiosity, and engage them in meaningful experiences. Grade-K-8 Athletic
    PBA Royal Summer Enrichment PBA Royal Performing Arts & Training School: Summer Enrichment Program  will provide students in grades K-12 with STEM, social studies, arts, and drama enrichment opportunities that will spark creativity, feed their interests, and engage them in meaningful experiences! Grade: K-8 Comprehensive Youth Development
    Saving Chastity The Yunion: Saving Chastity, students in grades 6-8 will use film projects to engage in discussions that promote pro-social behaviors and prevent adolescent high-risk behaviors in youth. Grade: 6-8 Performing/Visual Arts
    Sound Mind Sound Body College Sports Academy Sound Mind Sound Body Foundation: Summer Academy will engage students in grades 8-11 by providing recruiting and skill development opportunities through a variety of one-week sports camps featuring over 50 different college coaching staff. The camps will cover the following sports: football, volleyball, baseball, softball, basketball. Grade: 8-11 Athletic
    STEAM Career Exploration Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency: STEAM Career Exploration will offer students in grades 9-12 opportunities to increase their curiosity about career STEAM-related career paths and engage them in meaningful experiences to learn more about their career interests. Grade: 9-12 STEM
    STEAM-Plus Program No Fear Café': STEAM-Plus Summer Program offers students in grades 3-8 opportunities for enrichment that build confidence, self-esteem, and other important life skills through STEAM challenges and sports enrichment. Grade 3-8 Comprehensive Youth Development
    STEM Week Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP)- This five-day camp exposes students in grades 6-8 to a variety of STEM topics through engaging & meaningful hands-on activities that highlight how students can use STEM concepts in the real-world. Grade: 6-8 STEM
    Summer Teacher Education (STEP) Program MCLee Educational Consulting LLC. This program is designed to engage young men in grades 9-11 in critical thinking and activities geared at developing participants into future urban educators and healthy productive citizens. Grade: 9-11 College & Career Exposure
    Tennis & Tech Accelerate4KIDS' is a week-long Tennis & Tech summer athletic enrichment program for students in grades 3-8. Participating students will learn the game of tennis while being exposed to STEM activities like computer science and coding. Grade: 3-8 Athletic
    The Piper Make Program Piper: Make Program is week-long program offers students in grades 4-10 opportunities to engage in a STEAM curriculum that features hands-on hardware building and coding learning. Grade: 4-10 STEM
    The STEM Genius Foundation The STEM Genius Foundation: Students in grades 9-11 will increase their understanding of STEM concepts & careers through participation in problem-based learning activities and the creation of plans to continue their STEM education. Grade: 9-11 STEM
    The Westbank Company Westbank Academy, LLC. This program will offer students in grades 9-11 academic tutoring and programming focused on youth leadership, community service, and mentorship. Grade 9-11 Comprehensive Youth Development
    YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit @ DPSCD YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit: This summer program will engage students in STEM enrichment learning, building leadership and citizenship skills, while engaging students in athletic programming so that children are equipped to express their thoughts, engage in well-being activities and visualize their hopes in positive, constructive ways to produce a positive impact on others. Grade: 10-12 Comprehensive Youth Development