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The Talent of the Future on Display Today @ the Detroit Public Library HYPE Teen Center Summer Camp

Summer projects made from teens in the MakerSpace Camp, Teen Summer Read and the FuturePreneurs Business Development Camp will be on display at the Summer Camp Finale Celebration on Saturday, August 11.

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PRLog (Press Release) - Aug. 6, 2012 - Detroit – The Detroit Public Library’s HYPE Teen Center concludes its summer camps with an exciting new display featuring the work of Detroit teens in the MakerSpace Camp, Teen Summer Read and the FuturePreneurs Business Development Camp.  The finale celebration takes place on Saturday, August 11th in the Detroit Public Library’s HYPE Teen Center @ Main Library.

The library’s MakerSpace Camp was sponsored by Cogizant’s Making the Future program, a program that seeks to inspire young learners to pursue science, technology, engineering and math disciplines by creating fun, hands-on learning opportunities.  The eight-week camp featured workshops on bicycle tech skills, robotics, graphic design, electronics, music, foreign languages and much more

“Our goal was to do whatever it takes to inspire our teens on many levels through these ‘maker’ workshops,” said Linda Curvey-Brown, HYPE Center Teen Specialist.  “We were also excited to offer teens the FuturePreneurs Business Development Camp to learn how to manage a business.”

Along with the Detroit Public Library’s annual Summer Reading program for teens, this year’s summer programming also included the FuturePreneurs Summer Business Development Camp as well to encourage entrepreneurial aspirations from the teens.  

FuturePreneurs is a two-week summer program that exposes teens to the keys to becoming prominent business leaders in the community.

For more information about this event, please contact the Detroit Public Library HYPE Teen Center at 313-481-1371.

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Source:Detroit Public Library
Phone:313-481-1344
Zip:48207
City/Town:Detroit - Michigan - United States
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