Summer Arts Academy

Complexions Detroit Summer IntensiveComplexions Detroit Summer Intensive Image

Description: This program guides dancers to achieve their full artistic potential in the unique and exclusive style of Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Ages: 11 yrs - 25 yrs
Date: June 15 - 28, 2019
Cost: $1,015.00

Piano Camp ImagePiano Camp @ Wayne

Description: A one-week camp focused on improving students' music interpretation and technical skills!

Ages: 11 yrs and up, Intermediate and Advanced Piano Students
Date: June 17-21, 2019
Cost: $350

Filmmaking- C2 Pipeline Day Camp

Description: Learn everything you need to know about creating a short film. Work with a team of experts to explore aspects of filmmaking!

Ages: 14 yrs - 18 yrs
Date: June 24 - June 28 and July 8 - 12, 2019
Cost: $0 - $150 / week

Photography- C2 Pipeline Day Camp

Description: Create a pinhole camera and explore our surroundings to find patterns in nature. Take photographs and work together to create an exhibition.

Ages: 14 yrs - 18 yrs
Date: June 24 - June 28 and July 8 - July 12, 2019
Cost: $0 - $150 / week

Motown Museum IGNITE Summer Camp

Description: This two-week day camp helps develop skills in singing, songwriting, dancing, beat making / recording, instrumental performance, entrepreneurship, and music business skills through the lens of the music and legacy of Motown Records.

Ages: Highschool
Date: July 8 - 19, 2019
Cost: $20 application fee/Deadline to apply is Friday, June 7, 2019 (Students must audition)

Keys2Life Performing Arts Summer Camp

Description: Keys 2 Life is an evidence-based life skills and music-mentoring program; designed to encourage, educate and empower youth!

Ages: 11 yrs - 14 yrs
Dates: July 8 - August 2, 2019
Cost: $200

Jazz Week @ Wayne ImageJazz Week @ Wayne 

Description: Calling all high school jazz students for a one-week on-campus jazz intensive taught by WSU music faculty and community musicians! Audition required.

Ages: 14 yrs - 18 yrs
Date: July 22 - 26, 2019
Cost: Free for students invited to attend based on audition (Final audition date: 5/18/19)

BAIRA Intensive Detroit 

Description: An in-depth practice with BAIRA | MVMNT PHLOSPHY reflex/response methods, contemporary partnering and performance studies. Using different physical tools and games, we will challenge our creative movement instincts; refining our reflexes and becoming more confident in our moving bodies.

Ages: 14 yrs and up
Date: July 29 -  August 3, 2019
Cost: $450

Jump start imageJump Start!

Description: Admitted WSU music majors will build fluency and confidence in the skills that form the foundation of the undergraduate music degree.

Grades: Incoming music majors
Date: Monday, August 5 & Friday, August 9
Cost: Free!

Debate ImageDebate Institute

Description: Pre-season debate institute for students who will participate in the upcoming Detroit Urban Debate League (DUDL) debate league season.

Grades: High School
Date: August 5 - August 10, 2019 
Cost: $25 Members $100 Non-members

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