Summer Camps and Programs

Virtual Online CyberPatriot Summer Camp

A variety of dates are available

Students accepted: 9th - 12th grades

The Center for Cyber Security & Intelligence Studies will co-sponsor an AFA CyberCamp for high school students interested in cybersecurity, operating systems and computer networks. The 20-hour curriculum is designed for completion over five half days, with the fifth day serving as a day of mini-competition. ​Many students who attend AFA CyberCamps go on to join a CyberPatriot National Defense Competition team during the school year. The camp takes place online this year. Register online before June 30.

Dentistry Summer Enrichment Program

May 3 to May 23rd (Self-pace)

May 24 to June 25 (Virtual Program)

Students accepted: Junior or Senior year of college, or recently graduated (within the last 5 years) and have completed the necessary science coursework to take the DAT after SEP.

The Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) provides educational and professional development experiences for underrepresented minorities (URM) and/or disadvantaged students so that they can successfully gain admission into dental school and pursue a career in dentistry. This includes intensive DAT courses, dental school application assistance, and dental specialty panels, along with academic success, professional development, and cultural competency panels. There will also be networking events with Detroit Mercy students, staff, faculty, and alumni, along with local dentists.

Architectural Design Camp

June 24-28

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Students accepted: Completed 9th - 12th grades

This is a day program. Applicant will be expected to provide his or her own transportation to and from campus.

This educational and innovative program is a one-week commuter camp for students interested in gaining exposure to the world of architecture. Students will be introduced to fundamental concepts of architecture, design, and engineering. Each student will complete a small design project within a studio environment guided by architecture faculty and recent graduates. Click here for more information.

Engineering Summer Programs Cancelled

Dear students and families, in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic and in an effort to put everyone’s health, safety, and well-being first, all in-person engineering summer programs have been cancelled for this summer. We are sorry that we will not have the opportunity to share this summer with you, but rest assured that we are here to serve you in any way possible.

Michigan Council of Women in Technology’s (MCWT) Camp Infinity

June 22-26, 2020

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
(9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday)

Students accepted: Girls Grades 5-8 (Fall 2020)

This is a day program. Applicant will be expected to provide his or her own transportation to and from campus.

Camp Infinity introduces girls in grades 5 –12 (limited sessions for high school girls) to computer technologies through hands-on activities during each week-long session.  Meet women who work in IT fields and explore career options in technology.. Click here for more information.

Black Girls CODE Summer Camp Detroit

July 20-31, 2020

9 a.m.-to 4 p.m.

Students accepted: Girls ages 13-17

The two-week camp provides hands-on, project-based instruction, where young ladies ages 13-17 engage in tech instruction. The camp meets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with lunch, breaks, community building, field trips and coding! The camps offer a space where girls can learn computer science and coding principles in the company of other girls, with mentorship from women they can see themselves becoming. A graduation ceremony is held on the last day from 4 to 6 p.m. Participants will be introduced to the world of Digital Computing. Incorporating programming to build and develop real-world applications to solve problems within their communities, students will end their session with a project reflecting their understanding of strategies in software development. Click here for more information on Black Girls CODE.

Science Engineering Exploration Camp (SEEC)

SEEC Program I

July 13-17, 2020

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Students accepted: 8th-12th grades

Fee: $225 until May 31; $250 after June 1

The Science & Engineering Exploration Camp (SEEC) a one-week day camp that introduces campers to the exciting world of engineering, science and robotics. Attendees participate in activities that give them hands-on experiences similar to those of a college engineering and science students. Program participants will build and program a robot, while gaining an understanding of manufacturing techniques, robotic control systems, circuits and sensors. This is in addition to activities in the fundamentals of forensic science in biology and chemistry, as well as the exploration of health professions.. Click here for more information.

SEEC Program II

July 20-24, 2020

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Students accepted: 8th-12th grades

Fee: $225 until May 31; $250 after June 1

This is an advanced engineering camp with activities related to coding, autonomous robotics, and other activities supporting areas of electronics, mechanics and computer engineering. Participants will be completing a prototype autonomous robot. Participants will have the option of attending SEEC I and SEEC II or may choose to attend only one of the SEEC sessions.

Note: The cost of attending both SEEC I and SEEC II is $450 until May 31; $500 after June 1.