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Pursue Your Passions

Whether your interests lie in technology, the arts, music, journalism, sports or urban agriculture, we offer a safe and supportive environment that you can call your own! This is the place to develop your unique talents, learn, grow and have fun.

For ten years, Gary Comer Youth Center has been enriching the lives of young people from across Chicago’s South Side with academic and enrichment programs that foster future success.

Our goal is to help young people expand their horizons outside of the classroom, discovering their passions and fostering growth and achievement.

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Comer Camp Extreme Spring Break

Join us for Comer Camp Extreme Spring Break!

Summer Break Camp registration opens! (EARLY BIRD!)

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 12:00am

Black History Month-Chef Talk with Chef Mychael Bonner

Friday, February 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

Utility Resource Fair

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 10:00am

Free Spirit Media Host Media Discussion with Kartemquin Films

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 5:30pm

Midnight Basketball

Friday, March 23, 2018 at 7:00pm

GCYC Closed

Friday, March 30, 2018 at 12:00am

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youth served annually


meals and snacks served annually to members


lbs of fresh produce grown


teen internships and jobs


students pursuing college degrees


events catered by youth culinary team


teens visited Yellowstone on an ecological trip


students participated in career day

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