Summer Programming

Living Arts Summer Residential Lab (LASRL)

July 16-29, 2017

The Living Arts Summer Residential Lab (LASRL) is a 2-week interdisciplinary summer program for rising sophomore, junior and senior high school students. In collaboration with the Carr Center in Detroit, participants will learn various approaches to creative process in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. Explore the connections between disciplines and find out how each can compliment the other. LASRL participants will work on themed projects in interdisciplinary teams, with access to 3D printers, music studios and editing labs, photography and filmmaking equipment, museum tours and guest presenters in the visual and performing arts. Regardless of area of interest, students are sure to find the skills obtained in this summer program useful to their future endeavors. Students will live in Bursley Residential Hall on North Campus for both weeks of the program.

For additional information about LASRL, click HERE

Application Deadline: April 28, 2017.

Click HERE to complete the application

Program Cost: $1250.00

*Financial support may be possible based on demonstrated need. Click HERE for more information.

Click HERE to view a video from our 2015 program.

This program is limited to 20 participants.

Create, collaborate and learn in an inclusive interdisciplinary environment.



Student Testimonials

~I had a fantastic expeience at the Living Arts Summer Residential Lab....Your organization and positive attitude made it easy for me to utilize all that the camp had to offer in order to make sure I had the best two weeks that I possibly could. I will remember my time at the U of M LASRL program for many years to come



~I liked that the group of kids was very diverse and we were able to learn from each other. We each came for different reasons and it was cool to get to know everyones passions/talents.

~Every project was completely different and I got to try new things. Everyone in the camp was fun and took art seriously.

Parent Testimonial

~My daughter had a great experience and thoroughly enjoyed it. I wanted to tell you how much we appreciate all the hard work put into the program because it paid off!