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 over a decade, 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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Upcoming Events

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Farmers' Market

Farmers' Market will be open for the season June 18-October 29 on Tuesdays and Fridays from 3-6 PM.

GCYC Summer Camp 2019

Join us for a summer of fun! Summer Camp begins Monday, June 24 and runs weekly until August 2.

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Impact

2000

youth served annually

43,000

meals and snacks served annually to members

24,000

lbs of fresh produce grown

450

teen internships and jobs

900

students pursuing college degrees

45

events catered by youth culinary team

12

teens visited Yellowstone on an ecological trip

200

students participated in career day

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