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 and

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