Middle School Arts

Avengers Mentoring Programs

The Avengers offer free 6-week summer camps at:
Golightly Education Center
George Crockett Academy
Hartford Memorial Baptist Church
Monday - Friday from 9 am - 4 pm from July to August.

Capuchin Soup Kitchen Children's Program

The CSK youth program plans to broaden the horizons for young people, stimulate their creativity and explore alternatives to violence. This summer they will host three youth programs that feature the arts, leadership and academic enrichment.


Clark Park Coalition

The Clark Park Coalition provides quality recreation and educational programs that cater to the interest and desires of Detroit youth year round.

Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation (DHDC) - Urban Arts Academy

The Urban Arts Academy is for ages 11 to 19. Program activities include:

  • Creating a business (e.g. music and video production, t-shirt production, etc.)
  • Entrepreneurship development 
  • Academic Enrichment and support

Dime: Institute of Music Education

Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME) is a music institute like no other - custom built for serious musicians who desire a long-term, professional career in modern music. The courses are designed to build strong musical foundations, which will lead to long and sustained careers in the music industry alongside gaining academic qualifications.

Don Bosco Hall

Don Bosco Hall is a private non-profit agency, which provides supportive human services to enhance the quality of life for youth and their families residing in the Metropolitan Detroit-Wayne County Community

Living Arts

The Living Arts program serves youth ages 3 to 18. Program activities include classes on the following topics:
Visual Arts 
Media Arts 
The expected outcomes are increased confidence and self-worth through the arts.

Matrix Human Services - Matrix Connecting Families

This program serves youth ages 5 to 17. Program activities include:
Acting classes at the Mosaic Youth Theater
Cheer leading 
As well as boy scouts and girl scouts.

Motor City Rockerz

Motor City Rockerz are a dance crew from Southwest Detroit established in 2007. We are here with the intent to uplift our neighborhood and to teach youth about the postive impact hip hop and breaking can have on one's life. The crew as a whole works towards teaching and mentoring youth all around Detroit but our prime focus is Southwest. All of us are from different races,backgrounds, and creeds. We are here to correct the stereotype that all hip hop is negative and to rebuild its reputation of being a positive and creative outlet for any and all people.

We teach beak dancing, house, popping, choreography & many other styles.

People Enriching Empowering People Services (PEEPS)

PEEPS mission is to produce knowledgeable, productive and financially literate young leaders and business owners. We train high school youth in creative fields (visual arts, performing arts, media arts) while providing college access opportunities.

Tabcat Detroit - Learn Capoeira

Capoeira combines dance, music, song, acrobatics and philosophy. The music tells the stories of the present & past and is an important part of creating the ambiance of the art. Capoeira is an amazing workout for people seeking to lose weight, tone up, improve body functions, flexibility and endurance.

The Matrix Theatre Company

The Matrix School of Theatre engages young artists ages 5 -18 in:
Through Matrix's unique learning centered approach, young people in Detroit can create new work that calls attention to
crucial issues in their lives.

The Yunion

The Yunion's mission is to counter negative cultural influences that misdirect the lives of youth by raising awareness and strengthening families though innovative prevention programming, education, parental engagement, mentoring and counseling .