E.Y.C. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to engaging teens with mentorship and training centered on the creative arts and entrepreneurship. Through practical and hands-on workshops in a variety of creative arts ranging from photography to fashion modeling, broadcast media and audio engineering.
Registration for our 2022 Summer Program is NOW CLOSED! Registration was from April 1st - June 1st! However we still have a few openings! We will host a ONE DAY ONLY Open Registration on June 18th for our SUMMER PROGRAM you must apply in person at the JUNTEENTH Celebration located at 107 Ferris St. Ypsilanti (Puffer Reds parking lot) look for our EYC Vendor booth! View our Programs page to view available workshops. Youths must be ages 11-18 to attend each workshop. We now offer FREE arts & crafts day camp for siblings (7 - 10) of registered EYC Youth members! 15 max per workshop and 12 max per day camp. 1st come first to join! See you there!
Special thank you to Dreamland Theater, located downtown Ypsilanti and our first home for Elevation Youth Corp Summer Programs & Events! We are so grateful for the opportunity to facilitate our program goals at a discounted rental fee from 2020 - 2021.
This 501c3 nonprofit organization was birthed 2017 in remembrance of Brandon D. Cross. May our efforts spark a dream of positivity in the youth education in creative arts in our community.
Our amazing team of volunteers are committed to helping others. Do you think you would be a good fit for our 501c3 nonprofit ? Contact us!
To spark an interest to our community youth education in creative arts, while introducing responsibility & empathy through community service & fundraising.
We have a NEW location! 391 Airport Industry Dr. Ypsilanti MI.
New Office & Summer Program/Event space for 2022!
Special thank you to uniteSTEMLab for this amazing opportunity!
A nonprofit is as strong as the community that holds it up. Together, we can do more than we can do alone. Let's bring our abilities and passions together to affect real change.
We are so grateful to receive a generous donation of $5,000.00 to help fund our youth education in creative arts program, from Stan Wilkerson, President of D.E.F.Y. Program!
As Region 1-A Director, Brother Chuck Browning gave a Donation to our 501c3 nonprofit and we are so grateful for the support!
Excited to be supported by the NEW Region 1-A Director Laura Dickerson
Our family is growing and we are proud to welcome another charities to donate to, C.B.T.U. Canton serving our communities!
Special thanks to UAW Local 3000 and President Steve Gonzales for all the support towards our Summer Youth Programs!