Detroit Design 2067 is a week-long, youth-driven immersion program. It was developed to offer 12 high school juniors and seniors* throughout the region an opportunity to be positioned as leaders for the future. This in-depth experience gives youth a chance to reflect on local history, build valuable skills and envision the future: by exploring Detroit’s most valuable community resources and learning how to use problem-solving methods as a way to address community challenges.   

Program details:  

  • Dates: Saturday April 10 and 17; May 1, 15 & 29, 2021, 10 a.m. -3 p.m. 
  • Hosted by the Detroit Historical Museum, but all meetings will take place virtually on Zoom 


Student benefits: 

  • A Scholarship totaling $350.00* 
  • A chance to learn about design thinking and how history informs the future 
  • Unique opportunities to meet and learn with our staff and the Detroit Historical Society’s Strategic Partners  


Student requirements: 

  • Completed Application by February 19, 2021 (5 p.m.) 
  • Availability to attend Student Orientation on April 9, 2021, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
  •  Enthusiasm to learn about Detroit’s history  
  • A desire to help design the Detroit Historical Society’s ongoing programs for children & young people



Learn more about previous years’ programs.


*We aim to ensure gender, race, and geographic diversity among all participants selected. Questions about this online application can be directed to[email protected] and [email protected].

DHS extends sincere gratitude to Detroit Public Television for producing this video.