how do i get to the teen street skills proving ground?
The Teen Street Skills proving ground is located directly adjacent Michigan Central Depot, aka, the "old train station". The physical address is 2240 17th St., Detroit, MI 48216 and the entrance will be clearly marked with Teen Street Skills flags and banners.
how long does the program last?
The Teen Street Skills program typically consists of two independent sessions in the morning and afternoon. Participants select one of the sessions, which lasts for approximately 3 1/2 hours, broken down into modules including Skid Control, Emergency Braking, and others.
what happens if it is raining on the day of the event?
Teen Street Skills runs rain or shine. Inclement weather often contributes to traffic incidents so practice should not be limited to just warm, sunny days!
what should I wear to Teen Street Skills?
Please wear comfortable clothes for the event, as you will be getting in and out of cars throughout the program and walking to the different exercises. Dress appropriately for the weather/temperature.
my parent / guardian wants to come along…can I bring them?
Yes, you can absolutely bring your parents. In fact, it is encouraged that parents attend, as there are great learning experiences for teens and adults, alike.
are food and/or drinks provided?
We provide coolers filled with bottled water.