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WCCCD offers summer camps for kids ages 4-17

wcccd news logoThis summer, Wayne County Community College District offers a distinctly innovative and unique environment for children ages 4-17. The summer camps offered are not limited to one teaching venue or method. Rather, there is a virtual banquet of educational and exciting choices.

Wonderful learning environments — from the Downriver Campus, to the Western Campus; from Downtown to Northwest; and from Eastern to the Mary Ellen Stempfle’s University Center; offer unique opportunities and resources for challenging “hands-on” learning and fun exploration into the world of science, math, computers, language development, dramatic, safety and creative arts.


This summer, Wayne County Community College District is offering Summer programs for children ages 4-17 at all its campuses. “Our goal is to develop and expand students’ interests, provide unique learning opportunities and a fun experience on a college campus.” WCCCD PHOTO

However, After School and Summer Camp programs are not an extension of the typical school day, but designed to complement it by providing many enrichment opportunities often unavailable to students. There will be homework time each day to assist in the completion of your child’s school assignments. These camps will allow your young person to spend fun-filled days participating in activities that stimulate their creativity and spur their imagination.

“Our goal is to develop and expand students’ interests, provide unique learning opportunities and a fun experience on a college campus,” said Shawna Forbes, Vice Chancellor for the School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development. “We offer topics from college prep, sports, performing and traditional arts. We also offer computer literacy and leisure activities such as ballet and scrapbooking.”

Forbes said the summer is not only for kids, but the District is offering a “Parent Academy” as well.

“The Parent Academy is designed to bring parents together in a collaborative effort to improve their children’s academic success through new knowledge and educational strategies. Parents will be provided with opportunities to partner with teachers, schools and school districts to become active in their children’s educational journey,” she said.

For dates and times for kids’ camps, call or visit your nearest WCCCD location:

- Western Campus


9555 Haggerty, Belleville Mich. 48111

- Northwest Campus


8200 West Outer Drive

Detroit, Mich. 48219

- University Center


19305 Vernier Rd

Harper Woods, Mich. 48225

- Eastern Campus


5901 Conner, Detroit, Mich. 48213

- Downtown Campus


1001 West Fort Street, Detroit, Mich. 48226

- Downriver Campus


21000 Northline Rd

Taylor, Mich. 48180


WCCCD, the largest urban community college in Michigan, is a multi-campus district with five campus locations, the Mary Ellen Stempfle University Center and the Michigan Institute for Public Safety Education (MIPSE), serving nearly 80,000 students annually across 32 cities and townships, and more than 500 square miles. WCCCD is committed to the continued development of new programs, workforce transformation, hosting community-based training sessions, and improving student facilities and services.

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