Summer Program 2020


The SAY Detroit Play Center (SDPC) Summer Program offers dynamic academic, artistic, athletic, and social engagement for up to 50 students aged 8-14, entirely free of charge.  Our staff is trained, loving, and engaged, and provide a student to camp counselor ratio of 12 to 1.  Our facility is fantastic:  a full size court donated by the Detroit Pistons, a softball and baseball field donated by the Detroit Tigers, a full size football field donated by the Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, a professional music studio provided by the national organization Notes for Notes, a dance studio, an art studio and a spacious learning area.


Dates: July 6 - August 13
Monday - Thursday, 7:45 am - 4:45 pm*
(*includes staggered start/ending times for COVID-19 safety precautions

Program Details

  • Students must be engaged participants in all activities.
  • Students must exhibit excellent citizenship. This includes all participants being respectful to all young people in the program, all adults and interns, and to themselves.
  • Students must adhere to all safety protocols throughout the summer.
  • Students must meet all attendance requirements. (However, students who are sick or displaying symptoms of COVID-19 will be asked to stay home.)


The program is now closed to applications.