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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COVID-19 Virtual Programs

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

Family Nights

Gather the family and head to GCYC for a night of fun! Mondays & Fridays, September 11 - December 14, from 6 - 8 PM.

Winter Youth Employment Opportunities

Explore upcoming programs and application instructions.

Spring Forward 2021

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 3:00pm

Spring Forward 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 3:00pm

Spring Forward 2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 3:00pm

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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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Spring Forward 2021

Celebrate Earth Week!

Youth and young adults (ages 14-24) are invited to sign up for a Green Career Fair on 4/20 and a forum on Environmental Justice and Environmental Literacy on 4/21. Our all-ages Earth Day Celebration is open to the public.