Comer Education Campus is anchored by Gary Comer Youth Center, Gary Comer Middle School, and Gary Comer College Prep.

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, Comer Education Campus has been enriching the lives of young people from across Chicago’s South Side. Anchored by the state-of-the-art Gary Comer Youth Center, our goal is to help young people expand their horizons, discover their passions while fostering growth and achievement. Learn more about our campus here.

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COVID-19 Virtual Programs

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Explore Summer 2020 Employment Opportunities

We are now taking applications. Learn more.

2020 Virtual Career Day

Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 2:00pm

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meals and snacks served annually to members


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students pursuing college degrees


events catered by youth culinary team


teens visited Yellowstone on an ecological trip


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​Join us for safe summer fun!

As the city of Chicago has entered Phase 4, the youth center will run 3 hour on-site clubs from July 6 — August 14. 

  • Clubs meet each weekday at designated times
  • Membership is only $40
  • Lunch Included
  • One club per child
  • 3rd — 8th graders can choose Dance, Art, Gardening, or Sports & Rec
  • 6th — 8th graders may also choose Robotics or Digital Design
  • 9th-12th graders can choose Teen Game Room

Learn more and register today!