ABOUT THE CLUB

Founded in 1958, the Club has been focused on making a difference in the lives of youth for more than 65 years.

MISSION SETS US APART

Metro Detroit Youth Clubs is a youth leader, serving ages 6-18 for 65+ years

Metro Detroit Youth Clubs serve over 1,700 Club members in locations throughout Metro Detroit. At MDYC, our North Star is our youth. We provide quality programs serving the youth that need us most. Our promise as an organization is to provide a safe and accessible space where transformation can occur. 

WHAT IS OUR MISSION?

The mission of the Club is to empower youth to reach their full potential through safe, accessible, and inclusive experiences that open doors to a bright future, enabling every Club member to graduate from high school with a plan for college or career, contribute to their community and live a healthy life.

Building on 65 years of serving Metro Detroit youth, we are guided by our mission-focused, evidence-based programs focusing on: literacy, mental health services, mentoring, workforce development, and play opportunities in health and fitness.

Becoming a member is easy and can be done online

An annual membership costs $50 and provides access to a full calendar year of drop-in programming for youth 6-18.
BECOME AN MDYC MEMBER HERE

Our play programs and sports leagues are fun and engaging

Sports leagues, fitness and wellness programs, social recreation, and programs for youth with special needs.
View Current Program Menu

MDYC programs help youth succeed academically

Programs focus on academic mentoring and literacy, college exploration, tutoring, and workforce development.
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We focus on access and opportunities for youth across our three locations

We serve over 200 schools and offer busing to help youth come to the Club or to go home from the Club.
Bus Registration? Click here

Mentoring opportunities help empower Club members today and in the future

You can track your child's team, schedule, scores, and standings by clicking the link below.
Detroit & Southfield Mentoring Sign-Up

We are inspired by the resiliency and success of our Club members

The Club has a tremendous track record meeting the emerging needs of youth. Today, we are more committed and more needed than ever before.
Brett Tillander - CEO/President

FUN, SAFE & INCLUSIVE PROGRAM MIX

Our goal at MDYC is to innovate through mission, inspire through programming, and impact through experience.

The MDYC program mix has been curated based on the needs of our youth and focuses on our 3 program categories (play, discover and empower). Some of our most popular programs are listed below. For any questions, please email team@miclubs.org.

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MDYC CORE VALUES

Our 9 core values inspire us to innovate through mission.

We Care

We Are Safe

We Have Fun

We Get Outcomes

We Serve Youth

We Are Positive

We Are Dedicated

We Are Inclusive

We Are Creative