Why the Summer Work Skills Program?
Studies show that the summer months can be a critical time to build on the foundation of the previous school year — and prepare for the year ahead. From summer reading to trips to the museum, there are tons of ways to inspire your child.
View summer job skills and calendar here.
In the Summer Work Skills Program (SWSP), youth are preparing for the future.
Programs are 2 hours a day, five days a week~
June 27 – August 26
Youth sharpen their skills and gain valuable knowledge
Math Immersion, Science, Literacy and Writing, ACT Prep, College Tours
✓ Improve reading, writing and math levels
✓ Develop practical methods for progress
✓ Two hours of daily practice to improve skills
✓ Energize students with the desire for continued success
✓ Empower students to their education
Our proven programs help youth gain skills essential to their future
✓ 100% of youth hired at DTMAC graduate high school
✓ 100% of youth become on credit level for their grade level
✓ Paying youth encourages the focus on academic, learning new skills, and financial literacy
✓ 126 Washtenaw County Youth have become knowledgeable about consent, and protecting themselves from STD/STIs, including HIV and AIDS, through Prevent and Prevail
The Summer Work Skills Program benefits Ypsilanti
✓ Investment in the future
✓ Create change to make a better life and future
✓ Intergenerational interactions with the community
✓ Students are directly involved in making a positive change