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. Take a virtual tour.

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Upcoming Events

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Farmers Market

Our Farmers Market will be open for the 2021 season June 22-October 29 on Tuesdays and Fridays from 3-6 PM.

COVID-19 Virtual Programs

Check the full calendar for COVID-19 Virtual Program days, times and other details.

GCYC Middle School Program Kick-off

Monday, September 20, 2021 at 12:00am

GCYC Teen Program Kick-off

Monday, September 27, 2021 at 12:00am

Comer Education Campus’ 9th Annual Benefit Event

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 11:30am

Fall Youth Employment Begins

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 12:00am

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youth served annually


meals and snacks served annually to members


lbs of fresh produce grown since 2006


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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Redefining Possible through JOY!

Join us virtually for the Comer Education Campus’ 9th Annual Benefit Event