Teen HYPE offers positive youth development in a variety of ways. If you care for youth who you think could benefit from our Peer Education program, please encourage them to apply here: 


Teen HYPE Peer Education:    


-Open to 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders, applications accepted on rolling basis                  


-Meets every Thursday during the school year from afters chool until 8:30pm in the Rivertown district of Detroit, near the Dequindre Cut   


-Free food for members, no fees. Members can even earn an annual stipend. 


-Opportunities for students to gain 250+ community services hours per year in the program 


-Exposure to local entrepreneurs, civic leaders and council members, and other inspirational figures 


-Opportunities to serve on our youth leadership council  


-Opportunities for peer-to-peer leadership building through health education 


-Life skills development like resume building, public speaking, self-care and self-esteem building  


-Ample opportunities to showcase talents like acting, singing, dancing, stepping 


-Inclusive, diverse group of young people led by staff with credentials in health, youth development and performance arts  


-Positive role models in a safe environment  


-Training in health, leadership skills, civic engagement and social justice   


-Several leadership retreats throughout the year, along with other fun experiential learning field trips

General Questions




(313) 831-8336


(313) 831-8337



1391 E. Woodbridge | Detroit, MI 48207 

EIN# 26-2518642 

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