August 22nd, 2017

It’s Been a Summer of Success, Final

A little balance, creative insects, college readiness workshops, and a baseball clinic round up the final week of our summer of success camp at S.A.Y. Play. August 14 Arts & Scraps Have you ever seen a mouse ant? Unicycling It’s a regular old circus down here at S.A.Y. Play, so David Goldman is helping us Continue Reading

August 10th, 2017

Summer of Success continues in August (Part 4)

July 31 -August 2: Why We Write Beginning with a session on “why we write,” students then attended a two-day writing workshop at 826michigan to create their own “zines” about what they have the power to change about their city, their country and themselves. 826michigan is a writing and tutoring program in Detroit’s eastern market. August 3: Continue Reading

July 30th, 2017

It’s a Summer of Success, Part 3

July 25: If you’re not inspired by this week’s special camp message about acceptance and building relationships, you’re not paying attention. Each morning, programming begins with a special focus on working the soul and working the body. During this morning’s roll call, we talk about marching to our own BEAT: BE comfortable with who you Continue Reading

July 23rd, 2017

It’s a Summer of Success, Part 2

Two great days of exploration around Detroit Day 6, July 17 With VentureSchool, our students’ VentureLab took them through Ponyride and Bamboo Detroit. The field trip exposed students to several small businesses and entrepreneurs operating successfully in Detroit. It’s all about the art (and the business) of the possible.   Day 9, July 20 #SummerofSuccess Continue Reading

July 15th, 2017

It’s a Summer of Success, Part 1

With structured activities at the center and around the city, the #SummerofSuccess is off to a fantastic start: Day 1, July 10 A college exploration session for our high school students and a parent orientation. Day 2, July 11 Our Summer of Success families competing in our family Olympics and the first enrichment sessions of the Continue Reading

August 12th, 2016

SAY Play Summer of Success visits The Palace of Auburn Hills

This has truly been a summer to remember. A group of our students travelled to the Palace of Auburn Hills. They were able to meet with Jhonika Hawkins and a panel of palace staff (marketing, sales, social media) on career choices and what goes on behind the scene of operations. They also got a tour Continue Reading