Joy of Jesus operates a three building
campus on the east side of Detroit and a 70 acre camp in
Kingston, Michigan. We provide
after school programs, summer residential camp, summer day
camp, life skills, tutoring, character development programs and
for Detroit youth through our Youth Embassy Recreation Center,
Real Life Learning Center, Head Start Center and Camp Jubilee.
Our programs focus on three things: Character, Education
Our goal is to provide a safe and fun environment
during non-school hours in which youth can explore and develop
for academic success and understanding of skills necessary
to succeed in life. We provide a safe environment for playing,
and self-expression. We are laying a solid foundation for maturing
in Christ, success in school, home life and ultimately the
Our major programs include:
||Summer Day Camp
of Jesus provides unique residential
summer camp experiences for more
than 18,000 Detroit youth (ages 8 to 18).
Summer Day Camp is
an eight-week program that serves as a safe haven
for inner city youth (ages
6-18) to learn, play and grow.
School Jam operates September
through June and offers many of the same activities
in the Summer Day Camp program, except in an
abbreviated fashion from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
|Math and Reading Tutoring
||Summer Jobs Program
and Reading tutoring is provided in collaboration
Educational Resource Center (313-526-8377
||We provide a quiet, library-style
environment with instructional support to assist
youth in first through twelfth grades with their
||Joy of Jesus provides summer
employment opportunities for youth ages 14 to
17 with classroom instructional time and on-the-job
of Jesus provides computers with Internet access
in a supervised environment. We also provide
various workshops to teach basic computer skills.
Thanksgiving and Christmas season, Joy of Jesus
volunteers bless hundreds of needy families and
children with food and gifts. Click
here to find
Joy of Jesus Head Start Program is operated by
United Children and Families Head Start (313-527-3900).