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Pre-Apprenticeship
An introductory hands-on program that provides broad exposure to a specific content area and related careers.
Apprenticeship
A hands-on program where teens work towards a culminating project or showcase.
Advanced Apprenticeship
An advanced hands-on program where teens refine their technical skills while producing a complex culminating project or showcase.
Assistantship
Opportunities for teens to participate in an introductory workplace experience alongside After School Matters staff to support them.
Internship
Entry-level professional experiences with organizations and companies where teens apply their advanced skills directly in a workplace setting.
Audition Required
Portfolio Required
Requires sustained levels of physical activity
Requires extended periods of time in the water
Program receives high number of applicants

Available Programs

#DrummingUpPower     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Music/Drumming
Description: #DrummingUpPower is HANA Center’s youth empowerment program where teens learn up to four different more...
Instructor(s): Esther Hwang, Won Joon Lee, Ysabel Ojoylan, Yun Sil Jang
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [M F]
Location: The Hana Center
4300 N CALIFORNIA Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618 Directions
#IncreaseThePeace    
Social Science/Community Organization / Awareness
Description: #IncreaseThePeace is an advanced apprenticeship program that will teach teens the basics in community more...
Instructor(s): Monserrat Ayala
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Gately

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A&A Sports    
Health and Wellness/Fitness
Description: Teens enrolled in A&A sports will strive for excellence in a variety of sports, through a unique more...
Instructor(s): Amanda Leonard, Sheldon Wilkins
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
7651 S HOMAN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652 Directions
Ada S. McKinley Culinary Institute     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: Culinary Arts is a student-driven cooking apprenticeship provided to expose teens to a commercial kitchen more...
Instructor(s): Denita Scott, Regina Williams
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Tu Th]
Location: ASN - Ada S. McKinley
2920 S WABASH Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616 Directions
Advanced Baseball @ Solorio    
Sports-Related Certification/Baseball
Description: The Advanced Baseball program teaches the fundamentals of game day operations for a youth baseball program. more...
Instructor(s): Kevin Bingham
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Eric Solorio Academy High School
5400 S ST LOUIS Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60632  Directions
Advanced Bike Repair and Safety      
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Industrial Technology/Motor Vehicles (Automotive Repair)
Description: We train teens in the elements of bike-related employment. This includes bicycle mechanics and repair, more...
Instructor(s): Alex Wilson, Benjamin Moroney
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: West Town Bikes NFP
2459 W DIVISION Street
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
Advanced Chitown Champions: Adapt into Leadership      
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Health and Wellness/Fitness
Description: The Chitown Champions: Tumble into Leadership goes far beyond tumbling fundamentals and practice. In more...
Instructor(s): Charles McGregory, Roger Franklin, Tiffani Davis, Xavier Robinson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [M Tu F]
Location: Chitown Champions
901 E 95TH Street
Chicago, IL 60619 Directions
Advanced Culinary Arts      
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: In Advanced Culinary Arts teens learn new culinary skills and perfect their basic techniques. Teens more...
Instructor(s): ADRIANA ALVARADO, Gloria Hafer
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [Th F Sa]
Location: East Side United Methodist Church
11000 S EWING Avenue
chicago, IL 60617 Directions
Advanced Darkroom Photography (Downtown Gallery 37)       
Visual Art/Photography
Description: Do you love taking pictures? Join Advanced Darkroom Photography to learn to shoot with a film camera, more...
Instructor(s): Kristie Kahns, Roberto Nieves
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [Th Sa]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Advanced Drawing and Painting Portfolio (Downtown Gallery 37)     
Visual Art/Painting
Description: In Advanced Drawing and Painting you will create a portfolio of exceptional works of art. You will learn more...
Instructor(s): Alex Goldin, Miriam Socoloff
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [Tu W]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Advanced Fashion Startup @ Lutz Center    
Visual Art/Fashion Design
Description: In this program, teens learn how to use a sewing machine by incorporating practical and experimental more...
Instructor(s): Angela Morano
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Advanced Hair Techniques    
Visual Art/Fashion Design
Description: Interested in a career in cosmetology? Want to learn how to run a small business? The Hair Techniques more...
Instructor(s): Shannon Stiles
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: King College Prep
4445 S DREXEL Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60653 Directions
Advanced Tumbling Into Fitness    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Sports-Related Certification/Gymnastics
Description: Tumbling into Fitness introduces teens to tumbling skills that include conditioning and flexibility more...
Instructor(s): NICOLE SMITH-FRANKLIN, Paulette Franklin
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Windy City Tumbling Academy
901 E 95th St E 95TH
Chicago, IL 60619 Directions
Advanced Video Production (Downtown Gallery 37)      
Audio / Visual Technology/Film Production
Description: From operating video cameras to script writing to editing, teen apprentices learn all of the essentials more...
Instructor(s): Jeremy Dionisio, O'Rion Craig
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Advanced Visual Arts @ Gately    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/Painting
Description: Advanced Visual Art Class will introduce the fundamentals of art and design by building self awareness more...
Instructor(s): Erick Garcia
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [M W F]
Location: Gately

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Advanced Youth Theater Interns @ The Miracle Center - Arts Administration    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
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Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. In this internship, interns will assist with 1. Research for theater more...
Instructor(s): Jose Sanchez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: The Miracle Center, Inc
2311 N PULASKI Road
Chicago, IL 60639 Directions
AeroStar Aviation Exploration - SSW Spring Immersion     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Applied Science/Aeronautics
Description: Participants in the AeroStars Aviation Exploration immersion will get hands-on experience in the aerospace more...
Instructor(s): Tammera Holmes, TBD TBD, Vanzell Jenkins
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Air Force Academy High School
3630 S WELLS Street
Chicago, IL 60609 Directions
AeroStars Aviation Exploration @ Air Force Academy     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Applied Science/Aeronautics
Description: Participants in the AeroStars Aviation Exploration program get hands-on experience in the aerospace more...
Instructor(s): Diego Perez, Erica Okogun, Selena Berry, Vanzell Jenkins
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Air Force Academy High School
3630 S WELLS Street
Chicago, IL 60609 Directions
African Dance with Imani Amos (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Learn traditional and contemporary African dance movements.
Instructor(s): Imani Amos
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
AfriCaribbean ArtsConnections      
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Dancing! African Culture! Caribbean Rhythms! Fashion and Jewelry! AfriCaribbean Arts Connections is more...
Instructor(s): Chelsea Owusu-Bonsu, Nancy Asirifi Otchere, Vickie Casanova
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/13/2021 [M W Th F Sa]
Location: Michele Clark Magnet High School
5101 W HARRISON Street
Chicago, IL 60644 Directions
Afro-Caribbean Jazz Ensemble    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Music/Jazz
Description: This Afro-Caribbean Jazz Ensemble program provides the opportunity to expand on the fundamentals of more...
Instructor(s): Adrian Ruiz, Michael Rodriguez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M W Th]
Location: Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center
4046 W ARMITAGE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639 Directions
After School Matters Second City Improv Team    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: Students will study improvisation, sketch comedy writing and stand-up comedy. Explore the fundamentals more...
Instructor(s): Jessica Antes
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/19/2021 [W]
Location: Second City
1616 N WELLS Street
Chicago, IL 60614 Directions
Alma Urbana Dance @ Lutz Center    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Advance your Latin dance skills with expert instructors. Choreograph and perform routines using dances more...
Instructor(s): Kimberly Rivera, Rinaldo Michael
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
American Sign Language Training (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: American Sign Language Training will focus on learning phrases in ASL. You will also learn about deaf more...
Instructor(s): Angela Henry
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [Th Sa]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Animation @ Schurz    
Audio / Visual Technology/Animation
Description: Learn to create 2D and 3D animated characters, scenes and backgrounds. Your creations would be ready more...
Instructor(s): Kelsey Virgous
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Schurz High School
3601 N MILWAUKEE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Arab American Spoken Word & Hip Hop    
Performance Arts/Spoken Word
Description: The Arab American Spoken Word and Hip Hop Program is designed to cultivate young leaders who are comfortable more...
Instructor(s): Muhammad Sankari, Rania Salem
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Arab American Action Network
3148 W 63RD Street
Chicago, IL 60629 Directions
Architecture & Urban Design     
Applied Science/Architecture
Description: Ever wondered why buildings look the way they do? About how they're made? Asked yourself why the city more...
Instructor(s): Luke Joyner
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/24/2021 [Sa]
Location: Senn High School
5900 N GLENWOOD Avenue
Chicago, IL 60660 Directions
Art & Impact    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/Painting
Description: Our program uses teen created artwork and experiences to catalyze and deepen neighborhood relationships. more...
Instructor(s): Charlene "Charlie" Branda, Hannah Dykstra
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Art on Sedgwick
1408 N SEDGWICK Street
60610 Directions
Art Lab 2D Studio (Downtown Gallery 37)     
Visual Art/Painting
Description: Make images in your mind come to life. Design, illustrate, paint, draw, and allow creativity to guide more...
Instructor(s): Gerardo Cazares
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Artist Development Music Program     
Audio / Visual Technology/Music Production
Description: The Artist Development Music Program empowers young aspiring artists to become independent and capable more...
Instructor(s): Amadeus Reams, Delby LittleJohn
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Foster Park
1440 W 84TH Street
Chicago, IL 60620 Directions
ASM Leadership Council (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Social Science/Community Organization / Awareness
Description: Become an active member of a leadership council run by teens, for teens! In the ASM Leadership Council, more...
Instructor(s): Naomi Borowsky
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/5/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
ASM Personal Wealth Management    
Business / Administration/Finance
Description: Learn lifelong financial management skills that can help you make your money work for you and help plan more...
Instructor(s): Matt Rossman
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
ASM Youth Radio (Downtown Gallery 37)    
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Description: I believe the communication of lived experience creates shared understanding, brings people together, more...
Instructor(s): Ariel "Ari" Mejia
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
ASMU (Freshmen and Sophomores)   
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: After School Matters University (ASMU) is designed for Freshmen and Sophomores in high school interested more...
Instructor(s):
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
ASMU 2 (Juniors and Seniors)   
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: After School Matters University 2 (ASMU 2) is our college exploration program specifically for juniors more...
Instructor(s):
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Association House Culinary Explorers     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: Culinary Arts is a student-driven cooking apprenticeship provided to expose teens to a home and commercial more...
Instructor(s): Demia Fisher, Denita Love
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Association House of Chicago
1116 N KEDZIE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60651 Directions
Astronomy & Space (Downtown Gallery 37)    
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Description: Have you every desired to study about the Universe and immerse yourself in all things space? Share more...
Instructor(s): Joseph Guzman
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Astronomy & Space - South     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Applied Science/
Description: Have you every desired to study about the Universe and immerse yourself in all things space? In this more...
Instructor(s): Joseph Guzman
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Hamilton Park
513 W 72ND Street
Chicago, IL 60621 Directions
Audio Electronic Designs @ Bridgeport     
Audio / Visual Technology/Sound Engineering
Description: Would you like to become an electrical engineer? The Audio Electronics program introduces teens to electrical more...
Instructor(s): Fernando Juarez, James Gartelos, Tyler Clancy
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu Th]
Location: Benton House Over 21 committee Inc
3052 S GRATTEN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608 Directions
Audio Electronics for Advanced Teens    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Applied Science/Engineering
Description: Advanced electronics teens conceive and build their own studio mixing console from the ground up. Students more...
Instructor(s): James Gartelos
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [Sa]
Location: Benton House Over 21 committee Inc
3052 S GRATTEN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608 Directions
Audio Engineering @ Bridgeport    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Audio / Visual Technology/Music Production
Description: Audio engineering can give you a new perspective on sound! Almost like a sixth sense! Through ear-training more...
Instructor(s): James Gartelos, Tyler Clancy
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Th]
Location: Benton House Over 21 committee Inc
3052 S GRATTEN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608 Directions
audioWERKS xBBF     
Audio / Visual Technology/Music Production
Description: audioWERKS Apprentices will produce music using an all-digital platform. Youth apprentices will learn more...
Instructor(s): Kenneth Clair, Waliy Eleim
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: BBF Family Services
1512 S PULASKI Road
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Auto Mechanics @ Prosser    
Industrial Technology/Motor Vehicles (Automotive Repair)
Description: Auto Mechanics @ Prosser is an introductory program to all things auto mechanics. Meeting only on Saturdays, more...
Instructor(s): Luis Navarro
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/17/2021 [Sa]
Location: Prosser Career Academy High School
2148 N LONG Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639 Directions
Aztec Dance Chicago- Kuauhtli     
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Join Aztec Dance Chicago to learn about pre-Hispanic, folkloric and contemporary expressions of Mexica-Aztec-Nahua more...
Instructor(s): Martha Aguila, Mayra Ramirez, Susana Banuelos
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/22/2021 [Th Sa]
Location: Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy HS
2520 S WESTERN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608 Directions
Aztec Dance Chicago-Ozelotl     
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Join Aztec Dance Chicago to learn about pre-Hispanic, folkloric and contemporary expressions of Mexica-Aztec-Nahua more...
Instructor(s): Susana Banuelos
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/24/2021 [M Sa]
Location: Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish
4521 S ASHLAND
Chicago, IL 60609 Directions
Baker's Bliss Pastry Camp    
Culinary Art/
Description: Baker's Bliss Pastry Camp is a programmed designed for teens interested in the art of baking. This program more...
Instructor(s): Ashley Baker
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [M Th F]
Location: Gately

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Band Techniques    
Music/Band
Description: Band Techniques is designed for aspiring teens who wish to gain experience in marching band. This curriculum more...
Instructor(s): Lawrence Cooper
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Englewood STEM High School
6835 S NORMAL
Chicago, IL 60621-2535 Directions
Basketball Officiating Internship @ Gately    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Sports Instruction/Basketball
Description: This Basketball Officiating Internship at Tuley Park is the chance for teens with IHSA experience to more...
Instructor(s): Leonard Sanford
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [M Tu F]
Location: Gately

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Basketball Officiating Internship @ Tuley Park    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Sports Instruction/Basketball
Description: This Basketball Officiating Internship at Tuley Park is the chance for teens with IHSA experience to more...
Instructor(s): Leonard Sanford
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/24/2021 [M]
Location: Tuley Park
501 E 90TH Place
Chicago, IL 60619 Directions
BBY Sports Referee Training Program @ Grand Crossing Park      
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Sports Instruction/Basketball
Description: Train to become a confident and proficient sports official, who is qualified to be licensed and registered more...
Instructor(s): Shawn Taylor, Willetta Taylor
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M W Th]
Location: Grand Crossing Park
7655 S INGLESIDE Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60619 Directions
Beauty Basics at King    
Visual Art/
Description: Interested in a career in cosmetology? Want to learn how to run a small business? The Advanced Hair more...
Instructor(s): Shannon Stiles
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: King College Prep
4445 S DREXEL Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60653 Directions
Beyond Rhyme & Rhythm Audio/Video Arts Program    
Audio / Visual Technology/Music Production
Description: Beyond Rhyme and Rhythm is an audio and video arts program for teens that are passionate about music, more...
Instructor(s): Daniel Allen
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: United For Better Living
4540 W WASHINGTON Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60624 Directions
Bikes N' Roses    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Health and Wellness/Fitness
Description: Bikes N’ Roses (BNR) is a youth-founded, youth-led bike collaborative and after school program more...
Instructor(s): Danielle Limonez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/14/2021 [Th F]
Location: Bikes N' Roses
4600 W PALMER Street
Chicago, IL 60639 Directions
Bloom @ Center on Halsted    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/General Design
Description: BlllOOM, an After School Matters program hosted at the Center on Halsted, connects high school teens more...
Instructor(s): Josue Rivera, Tays Salazar Carranza
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/10/2021 [W Sa]
Location: Center on Halsted
3656 N HALSTED Street
Chicago, IL 60613 Directions
Bloom @ Prosser    
Visual Art/Painting
Description: BLOOM is an art based program with a focus of fine art & street art with a preparation of community more...
Instructor(s): Josue Rivera, Tays Salazar Carranza
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Prosser Career Academy High School
2148 N LONG Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639 Directions
Bon Appetit     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: Kizin Creole Culinary art program is for teens who are curious about cooking. If you love food and have more...
Instructor(s): Daniel Desir, Patricia Desir
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Kizin Creole Restaurant
2311 W HOWARD Street
Chicago, IL 60645 Directions
Brand Design Internship - Conagra    
Visual Art/General Design
Description: Hands on Graphic Designer. If your intersted in seeing what a career in design looks like, this internship more...
Instructor(s): Lori Cerwin
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Conagra Brands
222 W MERCHANDISE MART Plaza
Chicago, IL 60654 Directions
Brighton Park Youth Leaders    
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: Kelly High School Teens will obtain skills to be Youth Leaders for the Freshmen Connection Program during more...
Instructor(s): Maria Jimenez-Garcia
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [W Th]
Location: Thomas Kelly High School
4136 S CALIFORNIA Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632 Directions
Business and Entrepreneurship Internship @ Helix Chicago    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Business / Administration/
Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. The Helix Business Internship will be a hands-on internship where more...
Instructor(s): Caitlin Botsios
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Helix Chicago
6237 N CLARK Street
Chicago, IL 60660 Directions
Business Beyond the Game    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
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Description: Business Beyond the Game is a program created to shine light on the many jobs and careers within the more...
Instructor(s): Sirtony Head
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: James R. Jordan Boys & Girls Club and Chicago Bulls Family Life Center
2102 W MONROE Street
Chicago, IL 60612 Directions
Cambodian Association - Remote Internship    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
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Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. In this internship, interns will be matched to provide one-on-one more...
Instructor(s): Anneth Houy
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Cambodian Association of Illinois
2831 W LAWRENCE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625 Directions
Camera Chicago - Exploring Chicago through Photo    
Visual Art/Photography
Description: Spend the spring learning about how to take amazing photos of Chicago neighborhoods. During weekly virtual more...
Instructor(s): Lisa Meehan
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/19/2021 [Tu W]
Location: Mather High School
5835 N LINCOLN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659 Directions
Ceramics @ Steinmetz    
Visual Art/Ceramics
Description: Have you worked with clay before either on the wheel or hand building? If so and you want to continue more...
Instructor(s): Gina Szulkowski
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Steinmetz College Prep High School
3030 N MOBILE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634 Directions
Character Creation    
Visual Art/Illustration
Description: Want to learn to make your own avatar? This program introduces teens to concept and fantasy art. Teens more...
Instructor(s): George Booker
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/24/2021 [Sa]
Location: Mather High School
5835 N LINCOLN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659 Directions
ChessWERKS xBBF    
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: Teens, are you ready to embark on the journey of learning about the extraordinary and beautiful world more...
Instructor(s): Sedrick Prude, Waliy Eleim
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M W Th]
Location: BBF Family Services
1512 S PULASKI Road
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Chicago Lights Urban Farm - Growing Food, Harvesting Opportunity      
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Natural Science/Environmental
Description: Learn about where our food comes from and learn the skills to grow your own food! Through hands-on more...
Instructor(s): Benjamin Jaffe, Karen French
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [W Th]
Location: Chicago Lights Urban Farm
444 W CHICAGO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60610 Directions
ChiTown Champions: Acres of Diamonds     
Information Technology/Computer Programming
Description: Acres of Diamonds will inspire those who love STEM and those who don’t love STEM. We love fun more...
Instructor(s): Roger Franklin, Tiffani Davis, Xavier Robinson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Julian High School
10330 S ELIZABETH Street
Chicago, IL 60643 Directions
Civic Studios (Downtown)    
Media/
Description: The Civic Studios Summer Program is an online experience focused on Film Production and Multimedia. more...
Instructor(s): Brandon M Johnson, Bruce Winston, Valarie Biondi
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Civic Studios - SSW Spring Immersion     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Audio / Visual Technology/Film Production
Description: The Civic Studios 1- week immersion program is an online experience focused on digital media and civic more...
Instructor(s): Ashley Ruano, Brandon M Johnson, Bruce Winston, Valarie Biondi
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Olive Harvey College
10001 S WOODLAWN Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60628 Directions
Civic Studios - SSW Winter Immersion     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Audio / Visual Technology/Film Production
Description: The Civic Studios 2- week immersion program is an online experience focused on digital media and civic more...
Instructor(s): Ashley Ruano, Brandon M Johnson, Bruce Winston, Valarie Biondi
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Olive Harvey College
10001 S WOODLAWN Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60628 Directions
Civic Studios- South     
Audio / Visual Technology/TV Production
Description: Civic Studios presents Digital Media Studio workshop experience, that will focus on helping minority-owned more...
Instructor(s): Brandon M Johnson, Valarie Biondi
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Olive Harvey College
10001 S WOODLAWN Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60628 Directions
CMAA - PlayStreets Remote Internship    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. CMAA is seeking part-time youth tutors from Monday through Friday more...
Instructor(s): Ngan Le
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Chinese Mutual Aid Association, Inc.
1016 W ARGYLE Street
Chicago, IL 60640 Directions
Code Your Dreams: Building an app to solve a community problem    
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Description: Learn how to code while making a social change! You will learn about coding, user experience design, more...
Instructor(s): Brianne Caplan, Shoshi Shapiro
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Tu Th]
Location: Phoenix Military Academy High School
145 S CAMPBELL Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 Directions
Coding Fun    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Applied Science/Robotics
Description: Participating teens in the Lego Robotic Program are exposed to the fundamentals of the engineering design more...
Instructor(s): Man Ying Tam, Tiffany Man
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/24/2021 [Sa]
Location: Pui Tak Center
2216 S WENTWORTH Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616 Directions
Collaboraction Teen Theater Ensemble     
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: Teens work with a professional theater company, Collaboraction, to devise, develop and perform an original more...
Instructor(s): Luis Crespo
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Collaboraction Theatre Company
1579 N MILWAUKEE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
Colored Girls Are Cover Girls     
Performance Arts/Spoken Word
Description: Colored Girls are Cover Girls utilizes poetry, spoken word, theater, music and other forms of cultural more...
Instructor(s): Anastasia Baker, Morris Garrett, Patti Jenkins
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [Tu W]
Location: Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
3600 W FIFTH Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 Directions
Comic Book Art Studio @ Washington High School    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/Comic Books
Description: Are you interested in practiced drawing, inking, and coloring comics? Do you enjoy cartoons, superheroes, more...
Instructor(s): Ricardo Gonzalez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [Tu W]
Location: George Washington High School
3535 E 114TH Street
Chicago, IL 60617 Directions
Community Actors Program    
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: Explore interactive theater techniques and hone your voice as actors and citizens! The Community Actors more...
Instructor(s): Nora Carroll
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Arts Incubator
301 E GARFIELD Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60637 Directions
Community After School Kids Club     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: Stipend based,virtual internship. Our organization is running an assisted remote learning program to more...
Instructor(s): Maria Gomez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club
2501 W IRVING PARK Road
Chicago, IL 60618 Directions
Community Influenced Pop Art     
Visual Art/Mural
Description: In Community Influenced Pop Art teens complete small assignments merging elements from their environment/community more...
Instructor(s): Eric Gonzalez, Erick Garcia
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Bogan High School
3939 W 79TH Street
Chicago, IL 60652 Directions
Computer Engineering and Programming @ Benton House    
Information Technology/Computer Engineering
Description: Do you love computers? Through Computer Engineering and Programming, teen apprentices will be taught more...
Instructor(s): Fernando Juarez, James Gartelos
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/18/2021 [M Tu Th]
Location: Benton House Over 21 committee Inc
3052 S GRATTEN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608 Directions
Contemporary Painting Studio     
Visual Art/Painting
Description: Contemporary Painting Studio is a combination of fundamental drawing and painting instruction and an more...
Instructor(s): James Jankowiak, Justin Clemons
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [Tu Sa]
Location: Hancock College Preparatory High School
4034 W 56TH Street
Chicago, IL 60629 Directions
Convention Connection 101     
Visual Art/Printmaking
Description: Howard Area Convention Connection has 3 different Departments: GAME DESIGN: Do you want to make your more...
Instructor(s): Corey Trotter, Terrance David
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [Tu Sa]
Location: Howard Area Community Center (HACC)
1527 W MORSE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60626 Directions
Creative Action: Back of the Yards     
Visual Art/Mural
Description: Teens study various art forms to develop their ability for creative expression and increase their knowledge more...
Instructor(s): Luis Munoz, Sielina Castillo
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Sa]
Location: San Miguel Community Center
1954 W 48TH Street
Chicago , IL 60609 Directions
Creative Action: North Lawndale    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/Ceramics
Description: Teens in Creative Action evolve and connect with their creativity by exploring various mediums of art more...
Instructor(s): Luis Munoz, Sielina Castillo
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [Th Sa]
Location: The Firehouse Community Arts Center
2111 S HAMLIN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Creative Art Training @ Chinatown    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Music/Singing
Description: Students will explore different aspects of art and build fundamental art skills through painting, crafting more...
Instructor(s): Da Hong Peng
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/18/2021 [M Tu]
Location: Chinese American Service League
2141 S TAN Court
Chicago, IL 60616 Directions
Creative Writing (Downtown Gallery 37)     
Literary/Creative Writing
Description: The Creative Writing program provides an environment for teens to express themselves through stories. more...
Instructor(s): Jeiyanni Hollings, Tess Wallace
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Creativity Caught Me Making     
Visual Art/
Description: Creative Community is a visual arts program at the National Veterans Art Museum with a focus on history more...
Instructor(s): Veronica Casado Hernandez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: National Veterans Art Museum
4041 N MILWAUKEE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Creator (Downtown Gallery 37)     
Visual Art/Jewelry Making
Description: Creator is a unique jewelry making and business marketing program specializing in hand crafted jewelry. more...
Instructor(s): Honey White-Hardy
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/17/2021 [Sa]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
CROSSOVER      
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Sports Instruction/Basketball
Description: Got a great CROSSOVER? In this program, teens build ball-handling skills, teamwork, and work experience more...
Instructor(s): John LaTorre
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: New Life Centers of Chicagoland - Humboldt Park
1410 N SPRINGFIELD Avenue
Chicago, IL 60651 Directions
CROSSOVER - Little Village    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Sports Instruction/Basketball
Description: Got a great CROSSOVER? In this program, teens build ball-handling skills, teamwork, and work experience more...
Instructor(s): Aaron Rivas, Samuel Rivas
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu]
Location: New Life Centers Little Village
2657 S LAWNDALE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
CTVN Digital Video Production Program    
Audio / Visual Technology/TV Production
Description: Teens joining the CVTN film program work with a master teacher to create original works in video including more...
Instructor(s): William Sacco
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: New Beginnings/Charles Hamilton Houston High School
6620 S KING Drive
Chicago, IL 60637 Directions
Culinary Arts     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: Join Culinary Arts and learn culinary skills and perfect the basic techniques of cooking and baking. more...
Instructor(s): Elizabeth Montejano, Gloria Hafer, Mariana Amezcua
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: East Side United Methodist Church
11000 S EWING Avenue
chicago, IL 60617 Directions
Culinary Arts (Downtown Gallery 37)       
Culinary Art/Food Catering
Description: Attention all future Top Chefs!!! In the Culinary Buffet program, apprentices learn the cooking skills more...
Instructor(s): Carol Hilker, Matthew Satow, Sabre Tyler-Abdullah
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [M W F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Culinary Arts @ Gately - SSW Spring Immersion     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: Teens will learn basic culinary skills and procedures that will enable them to apply for entry level more...
Instructor(s): ADRIANA ALVARADO, Gloria Hafer
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Gately

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Culinary Arts @ Gately - SSW Winter Immersion     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: Teens will learn basic culinary skills and procedures that will enable them to apply for entry level more...
Instructor(s): ADRIANA ALVARADO, Gloria Hafer
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Gately

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Culinary Arts @ Zion    
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: Culinary Arts teens learn to craft recipes by taking a fresh look at the world of food, utilizing various more...
Instructor(s): Tonie Houke
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Greenstone United Methodist Church
11211 S ST LAWRENCE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60628 Directions
Culinary Arts at Corliss     
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: Culinary Arts at Corliss provides real world experiences for teens interested in food service, catering more...
Instructor(s): Aleta Williams
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/24/2021 [M Tu Th]
Location: Corliss High School
821 E 103RD Street
Chicago, IL 60628 Directions
Culinary Cookbook Club (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Culinary Art/Food Catering
Description: In the Culinary Arts program, apprentices learn the cooking skills and methods needed in a professional more...
Instructor(s): Carol Hilker, Matthew Satow
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/10/2021 [Sa]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
CYC: Motivators of the Future    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Health and Wellness/Fitness
Description: Stipend based, remote internship. This internship gives teens the opportunity to work with professional more...
Instructor(s): Dushunda Henderson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Chicago Youth Center: Fellowship House Motivators of the Future
844 W 32ND Street
Chicago, Illinois 60608 Directions
Dance 4 Our Lives    
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Description: The program will be called Dance 4 Our Lives. This program will be focused on three elements of dance more...
Instructor(s): Garley "Gigi Tonye" Briggs, Melissa Angelo, Nautica Turner
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [Tu W Th F]
Location: Manley Career Academy High School
2935 W POLK Street
Chicago, IL 60612 Directions
Dance Exploration "Friday" - South Shore International (Downtown Branch)     
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Dance Exploration is a beginner level program for diverse learners that fuses urban/technical dance more...
Instructor(s): Yolanda Pittman-Maloney
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Dance Exploration "Wednesday"- Lindblom (Downtown Branch)     
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Dance Ensemble is a beginner level program for diverse learners that fuses urban/technical dance and more...
Instructor(s): Yolanda Pittman-Maloney
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [W]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Dance For L. I. F. E. 2    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Dance for L.I.F.E. 2 is an integrated dance program where teens learn will to dance while working on more...
Instructor(s): Monique Thompson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Carver Military Academy High School
13100 S DOTY Avenue
Chicago, IL 60827 Directions
Danza Ancestral @ Farragut    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Aztec Dancing at Farragut High School. Teens will learn the sacred traditions of the Mexica while infusing more...
Instructor(s): Pamela Morales-Fuentes
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [W Th]
Location: Farragut Career Academy High School
2345 S CHRISTIANA Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Design Apprenticeship Program    
Visual Art/Furniture Making
Description: Led by the University of Chicago Arts + Public Life, this apprenticeship cultivates teens’ creativity, more...
Instructor(s):
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/24/2021 [M Sa]
Location: University of Chicago Arts + Public Life (formerly listed as "Arts Incubator")
301 E GARFIELD Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60637 Directions
Design Space: Reimagining Chicago - SSW Spring Immersion     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Industrial Technology/Industrial Design
Description: What can be done with that old, abandoned church in the neighborhood? What if it was turned into a basketball more...
Instructor(s):
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Gately

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Design.Build.Grow.Eat. - Logan Square     
Applied Science/Landscaping
Description: Design.Build.Grow.Eat guides youth in designing a labyrinth/community sanctuary at Kimball & Medill more...
Instructor(s): Christopher Ellis, Dawn Marie Galtieri, Kyle Gilbertson, Rachel Mallinga
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [W Sa]
Location: Kimball Avenue Community Oasis
3413 W MEDILL Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647 Directions
Digital Imagination     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Audio / Visual Technology/MultiMedia
Description: Teens in Digital Imagination explore various aspects of digital technology such as robotics, coding, more...
Instructor(s): Gregory Porter, Steve Bogan
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Gately

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Digital Media    
Media/Documentary Video
Description: Digital Media
Instructor(s): Renea Walker
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Raby High School
3545 W FULTON Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60624 Directions
Digital Photography @ Lutz Center    
Visual Art/Photography
Description: Design and compositional elements of photography: The elements of art and design are the tools of visual more...
Instructor(s): Marta Garcia
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/24/2021 [M W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Digital Video Production      
Audio / Visual Technology/TV Production
Description: CTVNs Digital Video Production Program engages teens in the hands-on process of media arts production. more...
Instructor(s): Jonathan Mueller
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Community Television Network
2418 W BLOOMINGDALE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647 Directions
Digital Video Production @ Taft High School    
Audio / Visual Technology/Film Production
Description: Participants in Taft's Digital Video Production program focus on video production. Teens learn the fundamental more...
Instructor(s): Michael Lepek
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu]
Location: Taft High School
6530 W BRYN MAWR Avenue
Chicago, IL 60631 Directions
Digital Visionaries: Graphic Design (Downtown Gallery 37)     
Audio / Visual Technology/Graphic Design
Description: Develop your personal style and improve your graphic design skills while mastering professional digital more...
Instructor(s): Lisa Moran
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [M Sa]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Divinity Dance Ensemble    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: The new Urban Movement program takes place virtually from the James Jordan Boys & Girls Club and more...
Instructor(s): Bianca Hairston
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: James R. Jordan Boys & Girls Club and Chicago Bulls Family Life Center
2102 W MONROE Street
Chicago, IL 60612 Directions
Drama & Musical Theater    
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: The Drama and Musical Theater Program enables teens to explore the world of stage performance. Students more...
Instructor(s): Chani Buchic, Michael Buino
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Kelly High School
4136 S CALIFORNIA Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632 Directions
Drawing And Sketching Techniques    
Visual Art/Painting
Description: In this session the teens will learn how to be interdisciplinary by combining the skills of mixing Music more...
Instructor(s): Eric Gonzalez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Bogan High School
3939 W 79TH Street
Chicago, IL 60652 Directions
Dreamchasers United NFP    
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Description: The Dreamchasers University Program focuses on financial literacy, entrepreneurship, workforce readiness, more...
Instructor(s): Clifton Ballard, Demetrius Young
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Marshall Metropolitan High School
3250 W ADAMS Street
Chicago, IL 60624 Directions
Drive Our Future - SSW Winter Immersion     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Industrial Technology/Motor Vehicles (Automotive Repair)
Description: You will be introduced to the basic auto body repair skills. Safety rules are taught, explained, and more...
Instructor(s): Malcolm Thompson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Simeon Career Academy High School
8147 S VINCENNES Avenue
Chicago, IL 60620 Directions
Drive Our Future- SSW Spring Immersion     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Industrial Technology/Motor Vehicles (Automotive Repair)
Description: You will be introduced to the basic auto body repair skills. Safety rules are taught, explained, and more...
Instructor(s): Malcolm Thompson
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Simeon Career Academy High School
8147 S VINCENNES Avenue
Chicago, IL 60620 Directions
Emerging Leaders    
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Description: Have you always wanted to be a Foodie? Have you always wanted to learn to cook with what you actually more...
Instructor(s): Isabel Fernandez, Max Friedland
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/12/2021 [M W]
Location: Concordia Place
3300 N WHIPPLE Street
Chicago, IL 60618 Directions
Englewood Codes    
Information Technology/Computer Programming
Description: Englewood Codes is a tech program that encourages youth to become engaged in a growing field. Youth more...
Instructor(s): James Cottrell
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Teamwork Englewood
815 W 63RD Street
Chicago, Illinois 60621 Directions
Event Planning & Production    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
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Description: The program is designed to help fan the flames of curiosity, to help people showcase humanities and more...
Instructor(s): Alejandro Ayala
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [W Th F]
Location: Humboldt Park-Fieldhouse
1400 N SACRAMENTO Drive
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
Experimental Comics & Hand-drawn Animation @ Lutz Center    
Visual Art/Illustration
Description: The Experimental Comics & Animation program will introduce teens to the expansive possibilities more...
Instructor(s): Gwyneth Anderson, Ruby Thorkelson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/24/2021 [M W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Experimental Comics @ Amundsen    
Visual Art/Comic Books
Description: The Experimental Comics program will introduce teens to the expansive possibilities of creating sequential more...
Instructor(s): Gwyneth Anderson, Ruby Thorkelson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Amundsen High School
5110 N DAMEN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625 Directions
Explore Engineering    
Applied Science/Engineering
Description: In four years, there will be 1.5 million jobs available in the technology field, but only half a million more...
Instructor(s): Alexandra Lopez, Omar Takadoum
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/24/2021 [Sa]
Location: Richards Career Academy High School
5009 S LAFLIN Street
Chicago, IL 60609 Directions
Exploring Latinx Food & Culture @ Lutz Center     
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: Interested in learning more about LatinX food and culture? Have you ever wondered more about the different more...
Instructor(s): Dora Marron, Priscilla Pagan
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/24/2021 [Sa]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Fashion Design at Dyett    
Visual Art/Fashion Design
Description: This program will provide teens the opportunity to learn the fashion-related vocational skills of pattern more...
Instructor(s): Leslie Talibah McDonald, Patricia Hunter
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Dyett Academic Center
555 E 51ST Street
Chicago, IL 60615 Directions
Fashion Design at King    
Visual Art/Fashion Design
Description: This program will provide teens the opportunity to learn the basics of fashion design and the fundmentals more...
Instructor(s): Patricia Hunter
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: King College Prep
4445 S DREXEL Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60653 Directions
fashionWERKS xBBF    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/Quilting
Description: FashionWERKS has two components. Sewing and Fashion Design. Fashion has range. It involves Construction, more...
Instructor(s): Elysia Ganier, Waliy Eleim
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: BBF Family Services
1512 S PULASKI Road
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Film Foundations: Video (Downtown Gallery 37)     
Visual Art/
Description: In Film Foundations: Video, teens new to video production will learn all the essentials for making their more...
Instructor(s): Brandon Allen, Jeremy Dionisio
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Filmmaking 101    
Audio / Visual Technology/TV Production
Description: Film Making 101 is a program that covers the role and responsibility of a director in script development, more...
Instructor(s): Elio Rodriguez, Jaime Ramirez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Curie Metropolitan High School
4959 S ARCHER Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632 Directions
FMC Dance Collaborative (Downtown Gallery 37)     
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Join Forward Momentum Chicago (FMC) and work with After School Matters alumni and professional dancers more...
Instructor(s): Bradlee Lathon, Pierre Lockett, Tammy Hsu
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Forward for Justice: Advocacy Journalism @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Journalism/Magazine and Newspaper Writing
Description: Chicago has been the center stage for movements, protests and change. Journalists have the immense responsibility more...
Instructor(s): Jocelyn Martinez-Rosales
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Forward for Justice: App Design for Equality @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Information Technology/Computer Programming
Description: The App Design for Equality program will focus on an innovative approach to designing and creating Arduino more...
Instructor(s): Aaron Cortes
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Forward for Justice: Cooking & Equity @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: The Culinary Justice Winter Immersion program aims to educate interested teens on local food issues. more...
Instructor(s): Katherine Stuehrk, Priscilla Pagan
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Forward for Justice: Creative Action Comics @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/Comic Books
Description: This fast-paced experimental comics program will involve creating an original zine about a social justice more...
Instructor(s): Gwyneth Anderson, Ruby Thorkelson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Forward for Justice: Dancing for the Revolution @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Within this program we will explore and reflect on how dance and movement has and continues to be used more...
Instructor(s): Evan J Hoffman
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Forward for Justice: Future Music Creators @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Audio / Visual Technology/Music Production
Description: In this program we will seek to understand how to include social justice themes into the artistic process more...
Instructor(s): Gerald Bailey
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Forward for Justice: My Voice! My Liberation! @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Literary/Storytelling
Description: My Voice, My Liberation! Storytelling is one of the most universal and powerful tools we have to heal more...
Instructor(s): Mona Maclay
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Forward for Justice: Wellness Through Art @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/Painting
Description: Come meditate, journal, and process your emotions, thoughts and experiences with us through dialogue more...
Instructor(s): Clare Tiemann, Sarah Reynolds
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Free Street Theater Performance Ensemble    
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: Free Street’s Performance Ensemble is an intensive acting program that creates opportunities for more...
Instructor(s): Katrina Dion
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [Tu Th Sa]
Location: Pulaski Park
1419 W BLACKHAWK Street
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
FSM News South - Advanced      
Audio / Visual Technology/TV Production
Description: Free Spirit Labs is a media arts and journalism program. High school participants gain skills in camera more...
Instructor(s): Danielle Peterson, Ricardo Segura Jr.
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Gary Comer Youth Center
7200 S INGLESIDE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60619 Directions
FSM News South - Apprentice    
Audio / Visual Technology/MultiMedia
Description: . Free Spirit Labs is a media arts and journalism program. High school participants gain skills in camera more...
Instructor(s): Danielle Peterson, Ricardo Segura Jr.
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Gary Comer Youth Center
7200 S INGLESIDE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60619 Directions
FSM News West - Advanced    
Audio / Visual Technology/Film Production
Description: Free Spirit Labs is a media arts and journalism program. High school participants gain skills in camera more...
Instructor(s): Danielshe Rodgers, Terrance Patterson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Nichols Tower at Homan Square
906 S HOMAN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 Directions
FSM News West - Apprentice    
Media/Documentary Video
Description: Free Spirit Labs is a media arts and journalism program. High school participants gain skills in camera more...
Instructor(s): Danielshe Rodgers, Terrance Patterson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Nichols Tower at Homan Square
906 S HOMAN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 Directions
Future Barbers    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
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Description: Future Barbers works to expose our 15 young men to the fundamentals of the art of barbering. Through more...
Instructor(s): Jennifer Maddox, Timothy Crawford
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [M Th F]
Location: Parkway Gardens Christian Church
6600 S KING Drive
Chicago, IL 60637 Directions
Future Music Creators @ Lutz Center    
Audio / Visual Technology/Music Production
Description: This music composition/production program is for teens interested in pursuing music technology as a more...
Instructor(s): Gerald Bailey, Max Davis
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Future Music Creators @ North Grand HS    
Audio / Visual Technology/Music Production
Description: Future Music Creators @ North Grand HS is music composition/production program for teens interested more...
Instructor(s): Max Davis
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: North-Grand High School
4338 W WABANSIA Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639 Directions
Future Music Creators @ Spry    
Audio / Visual Technology/Music Production
Description: Future Music Creators @ Spry Community Links High School is a music composition/production program for more...
Instructor(s): Max Davis
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu]
Location: Spry Community Links High School
2400 S MARSHALL Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Gallery 37 to Virtual Murals: Mapping and Reshaping a New Chicago       
Visual Art/Mural
Description: In this program, talented teen artists collaborate to fabricate public art mosaics. These pieces are more...
Instructor(s): Alex Goldin, Mirtes Zwierzynski
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Gallery Buddies in Training (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: Diverse learners are often isolated and excluded from activities throughout their lives. Your participation more...
Instructor(s): Jaime Ropski
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [Th Sa]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Gallery Exploration (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: This program is designed specifically for diverse learners! Teens with intellectual disabilities will more...
Instructor(s): Caneka Davis
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/22/2021 [Sa]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Game Design @ Lutz Center    
Information Technology/Computer Programming
Description: Teens in the Game Design program will learn the fundamental concepts of game design and development more...
Instructor(s): Erik Brown
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Gardeneers @ Homan Square     
Applied Science/Sustainable Development
Description: Together with communities, the Gardeneers program empowers teens to connect with healthy food through more...
Instructor(s): Adam Zmick, Selma Sims
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/8/2021 [Sa]
Location: Gardeneers
3414 W ROOSEVELT Road
Chicago, IL 60624 Directions
Gardeneers @ Marine    
Applied Science/Urban Ecology
Description: Together with communities, the Gardeneers program empowers teens to connect with healthy food through more...
Instructor(s): Adam Zmick, Selma Sims
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 6/3/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Marine Leadership Academy High School
1920 N HAMLIN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647 Directions
Gardeneers @ North Lawndale College Prep    
Applied Science/Sustainable Development
Description: Together with communities, the Gardeneers program empowers teens to connect with healthy food through more...
Instructor(s): Adam Zmick, Selma Sims
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/8/2021 [Sa]
Location: North Lawndale College Prep Chs
1616 S SPAULDING Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Gardeneers @ Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy    
Applied Science/Sustainable Development
Description: Together with communities, the Gardeneers program empowers teens to connect with healthy food through more...
Instructor(s): Adam Zmick, Rebecca MacDonald
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
7651 S HOMAN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652 Directions
Gary Comer Youth Center Internship    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Business / Administration/Personal Assistant
Description: Interns are exposed to the occupation of Youth Development and Youth Agency Administration. Teens provide more...
Instructor(s):
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [Tu W F]
Location: Gary Comer Youth Center
7200 S INGLESIDE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60619 Directions
Girl's Wellness and Empowerment: Strong From the Inside - Out    
Social Science/Sociology
Description: The focus of our presentation is to provide reliable information to young girls regarding their physical more...
Instructor(s): Elizabeth Yepez, Esmeralda Cardoso-Mendoza
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [M W F]
Location: Little Village High School Campus Maria G Amador (Principal -Multicultural Academy of Scholarship)
3120 S KOSTNER
Chicago , IL 60623 Directions
Glass Mosaic Exploration - Southshore Int. (Downtown Gallery 37)     
Visual Art/Mosaic Tiles
Description: The Glass Mosaic program engages teens who are diverse learners in the fundamentals of mosaic artistry. more...
Instructor(s): Mirtes Zwierzynski
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
GlobalGirl Media-Chicago (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Media/Documentary Video
Description: GlobalGirl Media Chicago develops the authentic voice and media literacy skills of teenaged girls in more...
Instructor(s): Antiope (Tobie) Loomis, Cebe Loomis
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/22/2021 [Sa]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Green Star Bricolage @ Little Village    
Visual Art/Mosaic Tiles
Description: Teens work alongside industry professionals to install a Bricolage mural using newly acquired knowledge more...
Instructor(s): Melissa Garrido, Sarah Sutton, Sean McInerney
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Tu Th]
Location: Farragut Career Academy High School
2345 S CHRISTIANA Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Guitars Over Guns     
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Description: Pinqy Ring teams up with Guitars Over Guns to teach a Hip Hop and Creative Writing class at Clemente. more...
Instructor(s): Andrew DeMuro, Marisol Velez, Shasta Mathews, Tierney Reed
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Clemente Community Academy High School
1147 N WESTERN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
Guitars Over Guns South    
Performance Arts/Spoken Word
Description: Guitars Over Guns is a network of local, professional musicians who are trained in Social-Emotional more...
Instructor(s): Shasta Mathews, Tierney Reed
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Kenwood Academy High School
5015 S BLACKSTONE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615 Directions
Hancock Ceramics     
Visual Art/Ceramics
Description: This program will provide teens with exposure to the history, traditions, and contemporary applications more...
Instructor(s): Jessica Rosenbaum
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu]
Location: Hancock College Preparatory High School
4034 W 56TH Street
Chicago, IL 60629 Directions
Health Justice Heroes by UMedics    
Social Science/Community Organization / Awareness
Description: Do you want to learn life saving first aid skills to help someone who has been shot or struggling to more...
Instructor(s): Journey Jamison, Martine Caverl
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Dunbar Vocational Career Academy
3000 S MARTIN LUTHER KING Drive
Chicago, IL 60616 Directions
Helix Entrepreneurs    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Business / Administration/
Description: Have you ever wanted to know what it takes to be an entrepreneur? During the Helix Entrepreneurs program, more...
Instructor(s): Caitlin Botsios, Sean Connolly
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Th]
Location: Helix Chicago
6237 N CLARK Street
Chicago, IL 60660 Directions
Helping Hands    
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Description: My program is focused on exposing our feeder elementary students to a better education, studying habits, more...
Instructor(s): Brian Warren, Marian Warren
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Th]
Location: Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy High School
250 E 111TH Street
Chicago, IL 60628 Directions
HHW Vocal Arts @ Gatley    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Performance Arts/Spoken Word
Description: HHW Vocal Arts Ensemble at Gately will focus on music performance from popular and classical genres. more...
Instructor(s): Maurice Hall, Robert Walker
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Gately

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HHW Vocal Arts Touring Ensemble (Downtown Gallery 37)       
Music/Choir
Description: HHW Vocal Arts Ensemble focuses on music performance from various genres. Teens develop professional more...
Instructor(s): Arthur Griffin, Daniel Henry, Jean Hendricks
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [Tu W F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Hip Hop Dance (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Learn the different elements of hip hop dance.
Instructor(s): Donnetta Jackson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [M Th F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Horticulture Intern - Keeler Gardens NFP    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Natural Science/Environmental
Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. Learn about plant materials, soil, and wildlife support. This role more...
Instructor(s): Edward Caplan, Gina Iliopoulos
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Keeler Gardens
3631 N KEELER Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Hyde Park Art Avengers - Illustration    
Visual Art/Mural
Description: Teen apprentices in the Hyde Park Art Avengers Illustration program learn about the creative process more...
Instructor(s): Arthur Banks
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Hyde Park Career Academy High School
6220 S STONY ISLAND Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637 Directions
IBM Quantum Experience @ Lutz Center    
Information Technology/Computer Engineering
Description: Do you like exploring the newest ideas in science and technology and thinking about how they can change more...
Instructor(s): Pratiti Deb
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/24/2021 [Sa]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
IDEALStudent App Developer @ Lutz Center     
Information Technology/Web Application Development
Description: IDEALStudent App Developer is an innovative tech program that teaches the fundamental skills to be a more...
Instructor(s): Veatrice Glenn
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
IdealStudent Startup    
Information Technology/Web Application Development
Description: IdealStudent is an innovative, education-technology program that helps schools and school districts more...
Instructor(s): Veatrice Glenn
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu]
Location: Little Village High School Campus Maria G Amador (Principal -Multicultural Academy of Scholarship)
3120 S KOSTNER
Chicago , IL 60623 Directions
Ignition Community Glass' Deep Dive into Hands-on Glass Blowing and Flame Working    
Visual Art/Stain Glass
Description: This unique arts program offered by Ignition Community Glass introduces teens to glass making and the more...
Instructor(s): Alan Robles, Connor O'Brien, Eleanor Harvey, Joe Waropay
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Th]
Location: Ignite Glass
401 N ARMOUR Street
Chicago, IL 60642 Directions
Intonation Music Production Workshop at Dyett    
Music/Band
Description: As a member of Intonation's Rock and Pop Band, teens develop the skills necessary to perform in a band. more...
Instructor(s): Seth Engel, Uriah Gunn
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Dyett Academic Center
555 E 51ST Street
Chicago, IL 60615 Directions
Intrinsic Middle School: Culinary @ Lutz Center    
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: -FOR INTRINSIC STUDENTS ONLY- Culinary arts is a program for teens who are interested in furthering more...
Instructor(s): Katherine Stuehrk, Priscilla Pagan
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Intrinsic: Digital Photography @ Lutz Center    
Visual Art/Photography
Description: FOR INTRINSIC SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY: In this program you will learn the design and compositional elements more...
Instructor(s): Marta Garcia
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Intrinsic: Future Music Creators @ Lutz Center    
Audio / Visual Technology/Sound Engineering
Description: FOR INTRINSIC SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY: This music composition/production program is for teens interested more...
Instructor(s): Gerald Bailey
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Intro to Visual Art (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Visual Art/Painting
Description: This program is beginner and multilevel friendly. The program covers drawing and painting fundamentals more...
Instructor(s): Helen Sanchez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Introduction to Fashion @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/Fashion Design
Description: Teens will learn basic machine and hand sewing techniques needed to make custom garments. Featured skills more...
Instructor(s): Ketura Le'Audrey
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/24/2021 [Sa]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
J-Def Peace Project @ Kelly High School    
Visual Art/Mural
Description: Teens learn from and work with a professional artist to create and display a large community mural. more...
Instructor(s): Diana Cristino, Veronica Marquez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [W Th F]
Location: Kelly High School
4136 S CALIFORNIA Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632 Directions
J-Def Peace Project @ Solorio High School    
Visual Art/Painting
Description: Teens in J-Def Peace Project learn important life skills such as team work and commitment. Teens will more...
Instructor(s): Denise Carrasco-Volk, Diana Cristino, Jeff Maldonado
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [W Th F]
Location: Eric Solorio Academy High School
5400 S ST LOUIS Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60632  Directions
J-Def Peace Project @ Wolfe Park    
Visual Art/Mural
Description: Teens learn from and work with a professional artist to create art that speaks to the community. They more...
Instructor(s): Denise Carrasco-Volk, Diana Cristino
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Wolfe Park
3325 E 108TH Street
Chicago, IL 60617 Directions
Jazz Big Band (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Music/Jazz
Description: The Jazz Big Band works on pieces encompassing the entire range of jazz styles from swing to contemporary more...
Instructor(s): Thaddeus Tukes
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Joffrey Dance Exploration    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Professional dancers teach students multiple styles of dance including Latin, jazz, hip hop fusion, more...
Instructor(s): Caitlyn Huynh, Mary Linda Swayze
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Th]
Location: Amundsen High School
5110 N DAMEN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625 Directions
Jump In!    
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Description: The JUMP IN! program provides training in competitive and performance jump rope, a respected international more...
Instructor(s): Ayana Haaruun, Erienne Jefferson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/24/2021 [Sa]
Location: Uplift Community High School
900 W WILSON Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640 Directions
Junior Tennis Advanced Apprenticeship    
Sports Instruction/Tennis
Description: Our program provides quality tennis and education activities that contribute to positive youth development, more...
Instructor(s): LaMont Bryant, Lori James
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: The Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
1250 W 119TH
Chicago, IL 60643 Directions
Junior Tennis Apprenticeship at Solorio     
Sports Instruction/Tennis
Description: Our program provides quality tennis and education activities that contribute to positive youth development, more...
Instructor(s): Lori James
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [Tu Th Sa]
Location: Eric Solorio Academy High School
5400 S ST LOUIS Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60632  Directions
Kelvyn Park Bikes!    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Sports-Related Certification/Bike Repair and Safety
Description: The program at Kelvyn Park Bikes! offers teens the opportunity to explore the biking industry. Apprentices more...
Instructor(s): Aaron Smith, Alex Wilson, Andriana Vera, Anthony Cruz, Benjamin Moroney
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Kelvyn Park High School
4343 W WRIGHTWOOD Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639 Directions
KLEO: Performing Arts & Music Production     
Performance Arts/Spoken Word
Description: In the K.L.E.O. Performing Arts program, teens gain knowledge of the theater, music and entertainment more...
Instructor(s): Byron Willis, Lawrence Tolefree, WILLIAM BROWN III
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: K.L.E.O.Community Family Life Center
119 E GARFIELD Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60637 Directions
Kuumba Lynx Urban Performance Ensemble @ Uplift     
Performance Arts/Spoken Word
Description: Teens work with Kuumba Lynx professional arts educators to develop original hip hop theater performances more...
Instructor(s): Christopher Thomas, Jacinda Bullie Hall, Jaquanda Villegas, Jesse Livingston, Keanna Harris, Lavie Raven, Ozivell Ecford
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [W Th]
Location: Uplift Community High School
900 W WILSON Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640 Directions
Latin Dance @ Steinmetz    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Come dance, choreograph, create, collaborate, learn, and perform a full dance piece on stage this season! more...
Instructor(s): Evan J Hoffman
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Steinmetz College Prep High School
3030 N MOBILE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634 Directions
Latinos Juntos    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: "My program will focus on learning the foundation of various latin dance styles all while developing more...
Instructor(s): Dixie Torres, Tatiana Torres
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Curie Metropolitan High School
4959 S ARCHER Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632 Directions
Leadership Ladder     
Sports Facilities Management/Stadium Management
Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. The Leadership Ladder internship places teens in leadership positions. more...
Instructor(s): Eric Jenkins
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Near West Side Community Development Corporation, Inc.
216 S HOYNE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 Directions
Leaps and Bounds     
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: Join Leaps & Bounds to build the skills and knowledge necessary to have a successful transition more...
Instructor(s): Gerald Bufford III, Kendalyn Diroll, Kiara Clark
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/19/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Gary Comer Youth Center
7200 S INGLESIDE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60619 Directions
Learn How to Code - The fun way!     
Information Technology/Web Application Development
Description: Learn How to Code - The fun way! Teens design a website using html, css and we will also use a free more...
Instructor(s): Pete Demitro
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: University of Chicago Charter School - Woodlawn Campus
6300 S UNIVERSITY Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637 Directions
Les Enfants Dance - Advanced       
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Love to dance? Join Les Enfants Dance (LED) and develop your skills in the art of dance theater performance. more...
Instructor(s): Carol President, Shakeena President-Beckford
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Hyde Park Career Academy High School
6220 S STONY ISLAND Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637 Directions
Les Enfants Dance @ Gately     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Les Enfants Dance Program integrates song and dance taught through cultural context. Our goal is to more...
Instructor(s): Shakeena President-Beckford
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th Sa]
Location: Gately

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Life Skills for Diverse Learners     
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: Life skills are those skills that are necessary or desirable for full participation in everyday life. more...
Instructor(s): Marika McDonald, Meeraw Warner, Ronkia Jones
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Tu Th]
Location: Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy High School
250 E 111TH Street
Chicago, IL 60628 Directions
Lifeguard @ Carver     
Sports-Related Certification/Lifeguard
Description: Teens in the Lifeguard program at Carver have the opportunity to train to become lifeguards. Participants more...
Instructor(s): Ryan Jackson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/18/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Carver Military Academy High School
13100 S DOTY Avenue
Chicago, IL 60827 Directions
Lifeguard @ Clemente    
Sports-Related Certification/Lifeguard
Description: Teens in the Lifeguard program at Clemente have the opportunity to train to become lifeguards. Participants more...
Instructor(s): David Espinosa
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Clemente Community Academy High School
1147 N WESTERN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
Lifeguard @ Curie High School       
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Sports-Related Certification/Lifeguard
Description: Teens in the Lifeguard program at Curie High School have the opportunity to train to become lifeguards. more...
Instructor(s): Kyle J. Murray
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Curie Metropolitan High School
4959 S ARCHER Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632 Directions
Lifeguard @ Juarez      
Sports-Related Certification/Lifeguard
Description: Teens in the Lifeguard program at Juarez have the opportunity to train to become lifeguards. Participants more...
Instructor(s): Juan Tejeda
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Benito Juarez High School
1450 W CERMAK Road
Chicago , IL 60608 Directions
Lifeguard @ Kelly      
Sports-Related Certification/Lifeguard
Description: Teens in the Lifeguard program at Kelly High School have the opportunity to train to become lifeguards. more...
Instructor(s): Marcus Thompson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Kelly High School
4136 S CALIFORNIA Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632 Directions
Lifeguard @ Mann Park    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Sports-Related Certification/Lifeguard
Description: Teens in the Lifeguard program at Mann Park have the opportunity to train to become lifeguards. Participants more...
Instructor(s): Mireya Munoz
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [M W F]
Location: Mann Park
3035 E 130TH Street
Chicago, IL 60633 Directions
Lifeguard @ North Grand    
Sports-Related Certification/Lifeguard
Description: Teens in the Lifeguard program at North Grand have the opportunity to train to become lifeguards. Participants more...
Instructor(s): Adam Lilliebridge
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: North-Grand High School
4338 W WABANSIA Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639 Directions
Lifeguard @ Prosser    
Sports-Related Certification/Lifeguard
Description: Teens in the Lifeguard program at Prosser have the opportunity to train to become lifeguards. Participants more...
Instructor(s): Johanna Leiva
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Prosser Career Academy High School
2148 N LONG Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639 Directions
Lifeguard @ Senn    
Sports-Related Certification/Lifeguard
Description: Teens in the Lifeguard program at Senn have the opportunity to train to become lifeguards. Participants more...
Instructor(s): Manuel Gurrola-Villasenor
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/19/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Senn High School
5900 N GLENWOOD Avenue
Chicago, IL 60660 Directions
Lifeguard @ Wells    
Sports-Related Certification/Lifeguard
Description: Teens in the Lifeguard program at Wells have the opportunity to train to become lifeguards. Participants more...
Instructor(s): Alexander Patterson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [Tu F]
Location: Wells Community Academy High School
936 N ASHLAND Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
Linda and Bill Gantz Boys and Girls Club - Remote Youth Leadership Aide    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
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Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. In this internship, interns will be working on tech / help desk. more...
Instructor(s): Marco De La Rosa
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Linda and Bill Gantz Boys and Girls Club
2915 N LEAVITT Street
Chicago, IL 60618 Directions
Logan Square Youth Leadership Institute     
Social Science/Community Organization / Awareness
Description: Do you see yourself as an activist? Develop leadership and community organizing skills with the Logan more...
Instructor(s): Arely Barrera, Melissa Texcahua
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Logan Square Neighborhood Association, Inc.
2840 N MILWAUKEE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618 Directions
Lutz Urban Garden @ Lutz Center     
Social Science/Economics
Description: Are you interested in becoming an entrepreneur but don't know where to start? If so, this program can more...
Instructor(s): Yecenia Moran
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
MACC' Hornets Performing Arts (HPAs)    
Performance Arts/Marching
Description: Join The Major Adams Hornets Performing Arts Ensemble to develop your skills through training in music, more...
Instructor(s): Bruce Wilkerson, Darryl Gillespie, Kenneth Butler
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Phoenix Military Academy High School
145 S CAMPBELL Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 Directions
Making for Social Justice @ Lutz Center    
Visual Art/General Design
Description: Always thinking of new ideas to solve issues! Do you enjoy creating projects that are meaningful to more...
Instructor(s):
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/24/2021 [Sa]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Male Mogul Mentorship Initiative    
Social Science/Community Organization / Awareness
Description: Mastering Manhood: The Six Essential Building Blocks for Young Minority Male Development, is a 24-day more...
Instructor(s): Deterrian Shackelford, Walter Mendenhall
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M W Th]
Location: Urban Prep Academy for Young Men - Bronzeville Campus
521 E 35TH Street
Chicago, Illinois 60616 Directions
Mariachi Ensemble @ Curie Metro    
Music/Band
Description: This Mariachi Ensemble Apprenticeship provides a positive experience for teens who want to be part of more...
Instructor(s): David Delgado, Michael Espinosa
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Curie Metropolitan High School
4959 S ARCHER Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632 Directions
Marillac Fine Arts    
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: Marillac Fine Arts is a theater apprenticeship that gives teens the opportunity to see first-hand the more...
Instructor(s): Deanna Hallagan, Me'chelle Robinson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Marillac Social Center
212 S FRANCISCO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 Directions
Marshall Debate    
Literary/Debate
Description: The Marshall Debate Apprenticeship program draws on rhetorical theory and requires research into complex more...
Instructor(s): James Dorrell
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M W Th]
Location: Marshall Metropolitan High School
3250 W ADAMS Street
Chicago, IL 60624 Directions
Marshall HS Campus Ecological Restoration - Wildlife Corridor    
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Description: Restoration of the urban environment which is shared by man and animals is a concern affecting the sustainability more...
Instructor(s): Barbara Pillow-Sidibeh
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Marshall Metropolitan High School
3250 W ADAMS Street
Chicago, IL 60624 Directions
MetroSquash Student Internship     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Health and Wellness/Fitness
Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. Intern will tutor middle school students, co-facilitating enrichment more...
Instructor(s): Jasmine Cornell
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: METRO Squash NFP
6100 S COTTAGE GROVE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637 Directions
Mindfulness Leader    
Health and Wellness/
Description: Through interactive lessons, you will develop skills and strategies to learn how to cope with the day-to-day more...
Instructor(s): Mona Antwan
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/10/2021 [M Tu]
Location: Von Steuben
3436 W WILSON Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625 Directions
Mixed-Media Art Journals     
Visual Art/Illustration
Description: In Mixed-Media Journaling, students will combine personal writing and collage techniques to create a more...
Instructor(s): Katheryn Sanford-Garcia
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/19/2021 [M W]
Location: Lake View High School
4015 N ASHLAND Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613 Directions
Mofindu's Urban Village    
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Description: The focus of Mofindu’s Urban Village is to teach teens how we all play our part in the arts community more...
Instructor(s): Markeya Howard
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Westinghouse High School
3223 W FRANKLIN Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60624 Directions
Mosaic Collaborative    
Visual Art/Mosaic Tiles
Description: Teens learn the mosaic technical artistic skills through the use of tools and materials to complete more...
Instructor(s): Jelisa Davis
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: The Chicago Mosaic School
1127 W GRANVILLE Avenue
Chicago, ILLINOIS 60660 Directions
Move Me Soul      
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Move Me Soul teaches participants about the value of artistic expression and empowerment by integrating more...
Instructor(s): Ayesha Jaco, Diana J Muhammad, Jessica Morrissette
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Austin College and Career Academy High School
231 N PINE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60644 Directions
Move Me Soul - Advanced    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Move Me Soul Advanced teaches participants about the value of artistic expression and empowerment by more...
Instructor(s): Ayesha Jaco, Diana J Muhammad, Rasheida Smith
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Dyett Academic Center
555 E 51ST Street
Chicago, IL 60615 Directions
Move Me Soul DT (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Move Me Soul teaches participants about the value of artistic expression and empowerment by integrating more...
Instructor(s): Artez Jackson, Nailah Cartman
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Move Me Soul-Just Move      
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Move Me Soul is an artistic explosion of dance, spoken word and life skills. It is a dance company facilitated more...
Instructor(s): Anthony Runnels, Arianna Coty, Bryonna Young, Jessica Morrissette
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Austin College and Career Academy High School
231 N PINE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60644 Directions
Musical Theater Experience (Downtown Gallery 37)       
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: Musical Theater Experience is a hands on approach to the wonderful art form of musical theater. Teens more...
Instructor(s): Eric Luchen, Jason Krumwiede, John Martinez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Tu Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Nail Technology & Aesthetics - SSW Spring Immersion     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/Fashion Design
Description: Are you interested in learning how to maintain natural and artificial nails? Have you ever thought you more...
Instructor(s): Sheena Lewis
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: The Ark of St. Sabina
7800 S RACINE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60620 Directions
NeuroKitchen Theater    
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: NeuroKitchen Arts Collective challenges people to find their artistic edge. Ensemble participants learn more...
Instructor(s): Andrew Holowka, Anita Evans, Ronnie Bieganski
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/22/2021 [Th Sa]
Location: Independence Park
3945 N SPRINGFIELD Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618 Directions
New Orleans Style Brass Band/ Jazz Improvisation    
Music/Jazz
Description: Teens involved in the Door 12 Brass Band will learn and practice improvisational and stylistic techniques more...
Instructor(s): Carl Kennedy, Matthew Smalligan
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Kelly High School
4136 S CALIFORNIA Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632 Directions
Nkonsonkonson Drum & Dance    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Teens learn traditional drum and dance techniques as well as the cultural context and significance of more...
Instructor(s): Jason Wolf, Tosha Alston
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Robert Lindblom Math & Science Academy HS
6130 S WOLCOTT Avenue
Chicago, IL 60636 Directions
North Grand Art Fundamentals; Drawing From Life    
Visual Art/Painting
Description: In Drawing From Life, teens learn the fundamental skills necessary for representational drawing and more...
Instructor(s): Nik Vallas
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: North-Grand High School
4338 W WABANSIA Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639 Directions
Nu Sounds Studio (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Music/
Description: The focus of Nu Sound Studio is to develop 4-6 song EP projects, developing a stage presence, with emphasis more...
Instructor(s): Hondo Lawrence
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Nuestra Cultura Theater Program     
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: Teens in Nuestra Cultura develop theater performance skills throughout the program, beginning with a more...
Instructor(s): Ana Sanchez, Marcela Munoz, Rosario Vargas
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/15/2021 [Sa]
Location: Aguijon Theater Company
2707 N Laramie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639 Directions
Oakwood Shores Multimedia Arts     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Audio / Visual Technology/Film Production
Description: Explore the vast and inspiring world of digital photography, video, and graphic design! Document the more...
Instructor(s): Anthony Smith
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [W Th Sa]
Location: Oakwood Shores Community Life (Program Site)
3711 S VINCENNES Street
Chicago, IL 60653 Directions
Painting & Drawing - Roosevelt     
Visual Art/Painting
Description: Come and have fun with us as we discover hidden artistic talents! Experience the joy of success in meeting more...
Instructor(s): Sun Choi
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Roosevelt High School
3436 W WILSON Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625 Directions
Painting and Drawing Studio @ Lutz Center    
Visual Art/Painting
Description: Teens further develop their fine art skills in this program. Fundamentals of painting and drawing are more...
Instructor(s): Logan Kruidenier, Sarah Reynolds
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [W Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Painting on Canvas (Downtown Gallery 37)     
Visual Art/Painting
Description: Focus on the creation of vibrant, expressive paintings that relate to our city, neighborhoods, homes, more...
Instructor(s): Andrea Jablonski, Russell Weiss
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Paseo Urban Gardeners    
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Description: Teens develop leadership skills addressing a critical need in Chicago communities, food security. Participants more...
Instructor(s): Elizabeth Levenda, Rachel Geetha
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School
2739 W DIVISION Street
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
Peacemakers @ Fenger 1    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
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Description: Be a Peacemaker! Work with other teens to stop the violence and make a positive contribution to your more...
Instructor(s): Stenisha Harris
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Fenger Academy High School
11220 S WALLACE Street
Chicago, IL 60628 Directions
Peacemakers @ Fenger 2    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
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Description: Be a Peacemaker! Work with other teens to stop the violence and make a positive contribution to your more...
Instructor(s): Aston Coleman, Sprinng Stadeker
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Fenger Academy High School
11220 S WALLACE Street
Chicago, IL 60628 Directions
Peacemakers @ Perspectives MSA    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Social Science/Community Organization / Awareness
Description: Be a Peacemaker! Work with other teens to stop the violence and make a positive contribution to your more...
Instructor(s): Denise Moore
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Perspectives Charter - Math & Science Academy Campus
3663 S WABASH Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653 Directions
Peacemakers @ Project HOOD    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Social Science/Community Organization / Awareness
Description: Virtual:Be a Peacemaker! Work with other teens to stop the violence and make a positive contribution more...
Instructor(s): Patrice Faggins
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/4/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Project HOOD
6330 S MARTIN LUTHER KING Drive
chicago, IL 60637 Directions
Peacemakers @ Project HOOD 2    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Social Science/Community Organization / Awareness
Description: Virtual:Be a Peacemaker! Work with other teens to stop the violence and make a positive contribution more...
Instructor(s): Johnny Dorsey
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/6/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Project HOOD
6330 S MARTIN LUTHER KING Drive
chicago, IL 60637 Directions
Peacemakers @ Schmid    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Social Science/Community Organization / Awareness
Description: Be a Peacemaker! Work with other teens to stop the violence and make a positive contribution to your more...
Instructor(s): Cassandra Pollard
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [Tu W]
Location: Schmid Elementary School
9755 S GREENWOOD Avenue
Chicago, IL 60628 Directions
Peacemakers @ The Ark of St. Sabina    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Social Science/Community Organization / Awareness
Description: Be a Peacemaker! Work with other teens to stop the violence and make a positive contribution to your more...
Instructor(s): Lamar Johnson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: The Ark of St. Sabina
7800 S RACINE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60620 Directions
Peacemakers @ The Firehouse    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Social Science/Community Organization / Awareness
Description: Virtual:Be a Peacemaker! Work with other teens to stop the violence and make a positive contribution more...
Instructor(s): Randall Dyer
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: The Firehouse Community Arts Center
2111 S HAMLIN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Peer to Peer Peacemakers    
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Description: As a summer outreach assistantship or advance apprenticeship program, Taproots’ Peer to Peer Peacemakers more...
Instructor(s): Karen Lynn Morton
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Taproots, Inc.
2718 W ADAMS Street
Chicago, IL 60612 Directions
Pilsen Alliance - Youth Organizing - Remote Internship    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
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Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. In this internship, interns will act as administrative support and more...
Instructor(s): Jonathan Mendoza
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: The Pilsen Alliance
1744 W 18TH Street
Chicago, IL 60608 Directions
Podcast Editing: Power Your Story    
Media/Documentary Video
Description: Audio podcasts are growing in popularity as a creative way to tell stories, have discussions, interview more...
Instructor(s): Andrea Klunder, Edwin Ruiz
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Ray Graham Training Center
2347 S WABASH Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616 Directions
Podcast Tech: Power Your Story    
Audio / Visual Technology/MultiMedia
Description: Learn how to use digital audio and web-based technology to produce your own podcast, a collection of more...
Instructor(s): Andrea Klunder, Edwin Ruiz
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Ray Graham Training Center
2347 S WABASH Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616 Directions
Political Science Research Internship @ Northwestern University    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Business / Administration/Research
Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. Alvin Tillery, associate professor of political science and Director more...
Instructor(s): Alvin Tillery
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Northwestern University
601 UNIVERSITY Place
Evanston , IL 60208 Directions
Pre-Freshman Program in Engineering and Science     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Applied Science/Engineering
Description: The Pre-Freshman Program in Engineering and Science at Chicago State University is a pre-college program more...
Instructor(s): Lur'ee Ward, Marnie Boyd
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/22/2021 [Sa]
Location: Chicago State University
9501 S DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR Drive
Chicago, IL 60628 Directions
Project SYNCERE E-CADEMY     
Applied Science/Engineering
Description: Project SYNCERE's E-CADEMY is an engineering program that is designed to prepare students for enrollment more...
Instructor(s): Adrianne Wheeler, Monica Perry
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/17/2021 [Sa]
Location: Holy Angels Catholic School
750 E 40TH Street
Chicago, IL 60653 Directions
Queen Nzinga's Brigade    
Music/Band
Description: QNB is designed to give youth of the Near North/Cabrini Green community training in the arts with a more...
Instructor(s): Dantrell Pearson, Jazzmin Hughes, Justice Stamps
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Stamps Youth Center
1329 N LARRABEE
Chicago, IL 60610 Directions
Ray Graham Drumline & Color Guard     
Music/Drumming
Description: The Ray Graham Drumline is a comprehensive and rewarding percussion musical program that is designed more...
Instructor(s): Angela Buckner, Elisha Brown
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Ray Graham Training Center
2347 S WABASH Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616 Directions
Ray of Hope Music and Theater    
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: Teens in the Ray of Hope Music and Theater program use theatrical techniques to discover their inner more...
Instructor(s): Deborah Ross, Isaiah James, Victoria Brady
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: ABJ Community Services, Inc.
1818 E 71ST Street
Chicago, IL 60649 Directions
RECESS Improv @ Lutz Center     
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: RECESS Youth Improv engages students in the same exercises and games practiced by comedians like Kate more...
Instructor(s): Katherine Virginia Wiseman
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
RefugeeOne After School Program Assistant     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: Stipend based, remote internship. Teens will intern as program assistants in RefugeeOne's after-school more...
Instructor(s): Melissa Janisch
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: RefugeeOne
4753 N BROADWAY Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640 Directions
Remote Internship - Program Assistant @ Vietnamese Association of Illinois    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. For this internship, interns will provide academic and socio-emotional more...
Instructor(s): Lynn Barlow
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Vietnamese Assoc. of Illinois
5110 N BROADWAY Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640 Directions
rhythmWERKS xBBF    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: RhthymWERKS xBBF is a performance art apprenticeship that teaches about rhythm-based dance including more...
Instructor(s): Yahkirah Beard
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: BBF Family Services
1512 S PULASKI Road
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Ring Leaders     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Health and Wellness/Fitness
Description: Teens learn the physical and professional components of amateur boxing in order to prepare them to become more...
Instructor(s): Angelica Arroyo, Gabriel Navarro
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Chicago Youth Boxing Club
2300 S MILLARD Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Roosevelt Bikes!     
Sports-Related Certification/Bike Repair and Safety
Description: Teens learn about bicycle maintenance and repair, safe riding and cycling for sport, exercise and transportation. more...
Instructor(s): Aaron Smith, Alex Wilson, Andriana Vera
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [Tu W]
Location: Roosevelt High School
3436 W WILSON Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625 Directions
Ruckus Entrepreneurs    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Social Science/Community Organization / Awareness
Description: Does learning the fundamentals of running a socially responsible business interest you? Want to be an more...
Instructor(s): Gwyndolyn Moss
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/12/2021 [Tu W]
Location: Concordia Place
3300 N WHIPPLE Street
Chicago, IL 60618 Directions
Sanaa Mural Club    
Visual Art/Mural
Description: Join Sanaa Mural Club at Al Raby HS to learn basic visual arts techniques and develop your skills in more...
Instructor(s): Danielle Lyew
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Raby High School
3545 W FULTON Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60624 Directions
Savory and Sweet: Baking and Culinary Arts @ Lutz Center    
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: This program is perfect if you want to learn how a restaurant kitchen runs. Teens will have the opportunity more...
Instructor(s): Katherine Stuehrk, Priscilla Pagan
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Science and Nature at Work - (Lindblom)     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Natural Science/Environmental
Description: PRE-APPROVED APPLICANTS ONLY!!! Science and Nature at Work is a pre-apprentice level program serving more...
Instructor(s): Catherine Taylor
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Science and Nature at Work - Ray Graham (Downtown Branch)    
Natural Science/Environmental
Description: Science and Nature at Work is a pre-apprentice level program serving teens who are diverse learners. more...
Instructor(s): Catherine Taylor
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Science and Nature at Work - Southside Occupational 1 (Downtown Branch)    
Natural Science/Environmental
Description: Science and Nature at Work is a pre-apprentice level program serving teens who are diverse learners. more...
Instructor(s): Catherine Taylor
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Science and Nature at Work - Southside Occupational 2 (Downtown Branch)    
Natural Science/Environmental
Description: Science and Nature at Work is a pre-apprentice level program serving teens who are diverse learners. more...
Instructor(s): Catherine Taylor
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Science Innovation and Me    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Natural Science/Biology
Description: Through the Erie Science-Innovation and Me program, youth are encouraged to explore and inquire using more...
Instructor(s): Yvonne Torres
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [Th F]
Location: Erie Neighborhood House - Youth Department
1347 W ERIE Street
Chicago, IL 60642 Directions
Sculpture & 3D Art @ Lutz Center    
Visual Art/Sculpture
Description: Teens in the Sculpture and 3D Art program will work with many different materials, such as paper mache, more...
Instructor(s): Elise Terrell
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [Tu W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Seeking the Hero Within: Digital Photo     
Visual Art/Photography
Description: Teens aim to master the technical aspects of photography, including how to control advanced camera functions, more...
Instructor(s): Cassandra Soto, Monica Cruz, Orlando Camacho
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Benito Juarez High School
1450 W CERMAK Road
Chicago , IL 60608 Directions
Senn Arts Music Theater Workshop     
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: Senn Arts Music Theatre Workshop is a youth-driven ensemble in partnership with After School Matters more...
Instructor(s): Michael Driscoll, Rob Schroeder, Robert Deason
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Senn High School
5900 N GLENWOOD Avenue
Chicago, IL 60660 Directions
Set Design and Production for Theater (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Visual Art/General Design
Description: You can learn more about the program and see projects teens have done previously on the program website: more...
Instructor(s): Eric Luchen, Jason Krumwiede
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Sew Stitchy @ Pilsen    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/Sculpture
Description: Sew Stitchy is a fiber-arts program where teens learn and practice traditional and contemporary forms more...
Instructor(s): Sarah Abram
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Dvorak Park
1119 W CULLERTON Street
Chicago , IL 60608 Directions
Sewing Basics    
Visual Art/Fashion Design
Description: Garment Construction is a life skill that can be easily transformed into a dream career. It is a creative more...
Instructor(s): Adrienne Cameron
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Chicago Vocational Career Academy High School
2100 E 87TH Street
Chicago, IL 60617 Directions
SI: Civic Studios (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Audio / Visual Technology/MultiMedia
Description: Civic Studios is a creative studio focused on digital media and civic engagement. Work with a professional more...
Instructor(s): Brandon M Johnson, Bruce Winston, Valarie Biondi
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
SI: Culinary Arts (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: One week culinary immersion program taking place over CPS spring break. We will highlight social justice more...
Instructor(s): Sabre Tyler-Abdullah
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 3/31/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
SI: DJ Foundations (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Audio / Visual Technology/Music Production
Description: One week immersion program occurring during CPS Spring break
Instructor(s):
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
SI: Urban Gardening (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Applied Science/Urban Ecology
Description: One week urban gardening program
Instructor(s): Candace Clark
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
SI: Visual Arts (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Visual Art/Painting
Description: This spring break we will create art that responds to personal interests, and/or social justice issues. more...
Instructor(s): Helen Sanchez
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Skateboarding for Success @ Lutz Center    
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Description: In Skateboarding for Success, teens will Collaborate with Small Teams and Success Partners to develop more...
Instructor(s): Eric Harmon, Kristopher Long
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Soccer - Basics & Techniques     
Sports Instruction/Soccer
Description: Soccer - Techniques and Basics is a soccer program that will focus on teaching fundamentals as well more...
Instructor(s): Mehmet Calik
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/20/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Chicago Academy High School
3400 N AUSTIN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634 Directions
Solorio Soccer     
Sports Instruction/Soccer
Description: Teens in the Solorio Soccer Program will earn a well-rounded education on the sport of soccer. Teens more...
Instructor(s): Miguel Ramirez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Eric Solorio Academy High School
5400 S ST LOUIS Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60632  Directions
South Chicago Dance Theatre @ Gately     
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: The South Chicago Dance Theatre Advanced Training Program is based on the traditional concert dance more...
Instructor(s): Heather Cagle
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [M Th F]
Location: Gately

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South Shore Chefs     
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: South Shore Chefs provides real world experiences for teens interested in food service or hospitality more...
Instructor(s): Marcel Taylor
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: South Shore Cultural Center
7059 S SOUTH SHORE Drive Chicago IL 60649 S SOUTH SHORE Drive
Chicago, IL 60649 Directions
South Shore Chefs Advanced Apprenticeship     
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: Note: Instructor recommendation, Enrollment and successfully completing the Apprenticeship program for more...
Instructor(s): Nicola Copeland
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: South Shore Cultural Center
7059 S SOUTH SHORE Drive Chicago IL 60649 S SOUTH SHORE Drive
Chicago, IL 60649 Directions
Spanish Dance Experience @ El Centro    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description: Teens in the Spanish Dance Experience program learn the three styles of Spanish Dance: Classical, Folkloric, more...
Instructor(s): Amanda Saucedo
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N ST LOUIS Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625 Directions
Special Recreation Leader @ Northside Learning Center    
Sports Instruction/
Description: The Therapeutic Recreation program trains teens to offer a variety of therapeutic recreation activities more...
Instructor(s): Lindsey Siemens, Mildred Gomez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - []
Location: Northside Learning Center High School
3730 W BRYN MAWR Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659 Directions
Special Recreation Leader @ Vaughn     
Sports Instruction/
Description: The Therapeutic Recreation program trains teens to offer a variety of therapeutic recreation activities more...
Instructor(s): Lindsey McNamara, TBD TBD
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - []
Location: Vaughn Occupational High School
4355 N LINDER Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Speer Academy: Code Challenge @ Lutz Center    
Information Technology/Computer Programming
Description: SPEER ACADEMY STUDENTS ONLY - The Code Challenge program is an innovative approach to designing and more...
Instructor(s): Aaron Cortes
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Speer Academy: Culinary @ Lutz Center    
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: FOR SPEER ACADEMY SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY:Culinary arts is a program for teens who are interested in furthering more...
Instructor(s): Katherine Stuehrk, Priscilla Pagan
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Speer Academy: Digital Photography @ Lutz Center    
Visual Art/Photography
Description: SPEER ACADEMY STUDENTS ONLY: In this program you will learn the design and compositional elements of more...
Instructor(s): Marta Garcia
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Spoken Word Academy @ Kelly Hall YMCA    
Literary/Poetry
Description: The Spoken Word Academy @ Kelly Hall YMCA apprenticeship is a training program for youth to develop more...
Instructor(s): Keith Kelley
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Kelly Hall YMCA
824 N HAMLIN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60651 Directions
Sports & Recreation Leadership @ Ada Park    
Sports Instruction/
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): Victor Valencia
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Ada Park
11250 S ADA Street
Chicago, IL 60643 Directions
Sports & Recreation Leadership @ Archer Park    
Sports-Related Certification/Recreation Leader
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): Deanna Myron, Sarah Enriquez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Archer Park
4901 S KILBOURN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632 Directions
Sports & Recreation Leadership @ Benito Juarez High School     
Sports Instruction/
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): Keith Lewis Jr.
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu Th]
Location: Dvorak Park
1119 W CULLERTON Street
Chicago , IL 60608 Directions
Sports & Recreation Leadership @ Gately     
Sports-Related Certification/Sports Instructor Aide
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): Gary Lewis, Raven Tyler
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [Tu Th F]
Location: Gately

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Sports & Recreational Leadership @ Carver Park    
Sports Instruction/
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): Wesley Frazier-Keys
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Carver Park
939 E 132ND Street
Chicago, IL 60827 Directions
Sports & Recreational Leadership @ Columbus Park    
Sports Instruction/
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead daily lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, traditional more...
Instructor(s): Joseph Laws, Marnell Jackson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Columbus Park
500 S CENTRAL Avenue
Chicago, IL 60644 Directions
Sports & Recreational Leadership @ Garfield Park    
Sports Instruction/
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): Abdul-Habeeb Olowo, Marva Ramsey
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Garfield Park Field House
100 N CENTRAL PARK Avenue
Chicago, Il 60624 Directions
Sports & Recreational Leadership @ Hamilton Park    
Sports Instruction/
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): Lavell Amous
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Hamilton Park
513 W 72ND Street
Chicago, IL 60621 Directions
Sports & Recreational Leadership @ Hayes Park    
Sports-Related Certification/Recreation Leader
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): Byron Pruitt
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Hayes Park
2936 W 85TH Street
Chicago, IL 60652 Directions
Sports & Recreational Leadership @ Humboldt Park    
Sports Instruction/
Description: The Sports & Recreation Leadership program engages Chicago teens in fun recreational activities more...
Instructor(s): Gonzalo F Reyes
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Humboldt Park-Fieldhouse
1400 N SACRAMENTO Drive
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
Sports & Recreational Leadership @ Kelly Park    
Sports-Related Certification/Recreation Leader
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): Edgar Montelongo
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Kelly High School
4136 S CALIFORNIA Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632 Directions
Sports & Recreational Leadership @ Kilbourn    
Sports Instruction/
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): Marina Corona
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - []
Location: Kilbourn Park
3501 N KILBOURN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Sports & Recreational Leadership @ Marquette Park    
Sports-Related Certification/Recreation Leader
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): Dale Grandys, Paul Pope
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Marquette Park
6743 S KEDZIE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60629 Directions
Sports & Recreational Leadership @ Piotrowski Park    
Sports Instruction/
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): JoJan Benitez-Marcos
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Little Village High School Campus Maria G Amador (Principal -Multicultural Academy of Scholarship)
3120 S KOSTNER
Chicago , IL 60623 Directions
Sports & Recreational Leadership @ Riis Park    
Sports Instruction/
Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): Mihir Garud, Stephanie A Perez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Riis Park
6100 W FULLERTON Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639 Directions
Sports & Recreational Leadership @ Taylor Park    
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Description: Apprentices create, implement and lead weekly lesson plans to incorporate SPARK- Active Recreation, more...
Instructor(s): Jeffrey Mann Muhammad
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Robert Taylor Park
39 W 47TH Street
Chicago, Illinois 60609 Directions
Spring into Action: Advocacy Journalism @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Journalism/Magazine and Newspaper Writing
Description: Chicago has been the center stage for movements, protests and change. Journalists have the immense responsibility more...
Instructor(s): Jocelyn Martinez-Rosales
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Spring into Action: App Design for Equality @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Information Technology/Computer Engineering
Description: The App Design for Equality program will focus on an innovative approach to designing and creating Arduino more...
Instructor(s): Aaron Cortes
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Spring into Action: Build Your Brand, Ethical Entrepreneurship @ Lutz Center    
Business / Administration/Office
Description: Are you interested in business? In economic justice? In learning how you can use business as a force more...
Instructor(s): Michelle Thomas
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Spring into Action: Cooking & Equity @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: The Culinary Justice Winter Immersion program aims to educate interested teens on local food issues. more...
Instructor(s): Katherine Stuehrk, Priscilla Pagan
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Spring into Action: Creative Action Comics @ Lutz Center    
Audio / Visual Technology/Animation
Description: This fast-paced experimental comics program will involve creating an original zine about a social justice more...
Instructor(s): Gwyneth Anderson, Ruby Thorkelson
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Spring into Action: Future Music Creators @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Audio / Visual Technology/Sound Engineering
Description: In this program we will seek to understand how to include social justice themes into the artistic process more...
Instructor(s): Gerald Bailey
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Spring Into Action: It's Bigger Than Hip Hop @ Lutz Center    
Performance Arts/Spoken Word
Description: Join Pinqy Ring - Chicago rapper, author, educator and U.S. Hip Hop Cultural Ambassador - in a week more...
Instructor(s): Marisol Velez
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Spring into Action: My Voice! My Liberation! @ Lutz Center     
Literary/Storytelling
Description: My Voice, My Liberation! Storytelling is one of the most universal and powerful tools we have to heal more...
Instructor(s): Mona Maclay
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Spring into Action: Wellness Through Art @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/Painting
Description: Come meditate, journal, and process your emotions, thoughts and experiences with us through dialogue more...
Instructor(s): Clare Tiemann, Sarah Reynolds
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Student Leadership PANA Council - Interns    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
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Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. In this internship, interns will understand the identities of the more...
Instructor(s): Marie Snyder
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School
2739 W DIVISION Street
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
Studio Arts Program    
Visual Art/Mosaic Tiles
Description: Teens study drawing and painting techniques while experimenting with several mediums including: charcoal, more...
Instructor(s): Jorge Felix, Mara Ayala
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Humboldt Park-Fieldhouse
1400 N SACRAMENTO Drive
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
Studio Screenprinting (Downtown Gallery 37)     
Visual Art/Silk Screening
Description: Studio Screenprinting introduces teens to the resurgent genre of poster art and its relationship with more...
Instructor(s): Mehmet Calik
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/20/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Style Matters DJ Apprenticeship     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Audio / Visual Technology/Music Production
Description: Join the Style Matters DJ Apprenticeship at Wells HS and learn the art of deejaying! Every apprentice more...
Instructor(s): Duke Shin, John Simmons
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Wells Community Academy High School
936 N ASHLAND Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
Style Matters DJ Apprenticeship - Little Village Lawndale HS    
Audio / Visual Technology/Music Production
Description: Join the Style Matters DJ Apprenticeship at Little Village HS and learn the art of deejaying! Every more...
Instructor(s): John Simmons
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M W Th]
Location: Little Village High School Campus Maria G Amador (Principal -Multicultural Academy of Scholarship)
3120 S KOSTNER
Chicago , IL 60623 Directions
SYGS - Sound Engineering     
Audio / Visual Technology/MultiMedia
Description: Learn about a career in Audio/Sound Engineering! Receive instruction on the tools and techniques used more...
Instructor(s): Christopher Krypel
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/19/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Gary Comer Youth Center
7200 S INGLESIDE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60619 Directions
Take the Stage    
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: Take the Stage is a theatre program focusing on audience etiquette, ensemble building and storytelling more...
Instructor(s): Gabriel Hawkins, Marvinetta Woodley-Penn
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Global Girls
8151 S SOUTH CHICAGO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60617 Directions
TEAM Gardeneers    
Applied Science/Sustainable Development
Description: Together with communities, the Gardeneers program empowers teens to connect with healthy food through more...
Instructor(s): Adam Zmick, Alexy Irving, Selma Sims
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 6/3/2021 [M Tu Th]
Location: Urban Prep Academy for Young Men Charter School - Englewood
6201 S STEWART Avenue
Chicago, IL 60621 Directions
Teatro Americano    
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: Teatro Americano provides a platform for teens to express their concerns, hopes, challenges and successes more...
Instructor(s): Armando Villegas
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: True Value Boys & Girls Club
2950 W 25TH Street
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
TechKno Academy    
Audio / Visual Technology/Film Production
Description: The TechKno Academy [advanced] apprenticeship allows participants to explore careers in Film Sound Design more...
Instructor(s): Berris Bolton, Kirk Denson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [M Tu Th F]
Location: House of Hope
752 E 114TH Street
Chicago, Illinois 60628 Directions
TechKno Academy - SSW Spring Immersion     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Audio / Visual Technology/Sound Engineering
Description: The TechKno Academy apprenticeship allows participants to explore careers in Film Sound Design and Music more...
Instructor(s): Berris Bolton, Kirk Denson
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: House of Hope
752 E 114TH Street
Chicago, Illinois 60628 Directions
TechKno Academy - SSW Winter Immersion     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Audio / Visual Technology/Sound Engineering
Description: The TechKno Academy apprenticeship allows participants to explore careers in Film Sound Design and Music more...
Instructor(s): Berris Bolton, Kirk Denson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/12/2021 [M Tu Th F]
Location: House of Hope
752 E 114TH Street
Chicago, Illinois 60628 Directions
Teen Arts Council    
Visual Art/General Design
Description: The Teen Arts Council collaborates with the University of Chicago Arts + Public Life initiative to develop more...
Instructor(s): Jose Corcoles
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Arts Incubator
301 E GARFIELD Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60637 Directions
Teenagers Exploring and Explaining Nature and Science    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Natural Science/Environmental
Description: Explore nature in the city, participate in hands-on scientific investigations, and learn about career more...
Instructor(s): David Bild, Lucero Flores
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [W Sa]
Location: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N CANNON Drive
Chicago, IL 60614 Directions
Teens Reimagining Art, Community and Environment (Austin)    
Visual Art/Museum Curating
Description: Teens Reimagining Art, Community and Environment [TRACE] connects to the Chicago Park District’s more...
Instructor(s):
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu F]
Location: Austin Town Hall
5610 W LAKE Street
Chicago, IL 60644 Directions
Territory Urban Design Team (Austin)    
Social Science/Urban Studies/Planning
Description: Want to transform your world? Then do it! As a teenager, your unique perspective, creativity, and curiosity more...
Instructor(s): Isobel Araujo
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [Tu Th Sa]
Location: Austin Coming Together
5049 W HARRISON Street
Chicago, IL 60644 Directions
The Art Apprenticeship     
Visual Art/Painting
Description: Apprentices learn to pre-visualize, conceptualize, plan, develop, and create art collaboratively utilizing more...
Instructor(s): Daria Amerik
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/24/2021 [M Tu F]
Location: Gary Comer Youth Center
7200 S INGLESIDE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60619 Directions
The Art of Skateboarding @ Wells    
Visual Art/Painting
Description: The Art of Skateboarding program provides the necessary skills relevant to today's fast changing sports more...
Instructor(s): Alvaro Gonzalez, Baramesi Randle, Shaun Ortega
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Wells Community Academy High School
936 N ASHLAND Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
The Beat    
Music/Drumming
Description: Come learn how to play all the rhythm instruments that comprise a Salsa band! This program illuminates more...
Instructor(s): Waldo Ocana
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M W Th]
Location: Steinmetz College Prep High School
3030 N MOBILE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634 Directions
The Berklee Initiative     
Music/Band
Description: Berklee City Music engages teens in a music education program designed to prepare them to pursue higher more...
Instructor(s): Howard Sandifer, Wilbert Crosby
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [M F Sa]
Location: Garfield Park Field House
100 N CENTRAL PARK Avenue
Chicago, Il 60624 Directions
The Business of Music     
Music/Singing
Description: The Business of Music introduces a set of skills to teens that are essential in a working environment, more...
Instructor(s): Darlene Sandifer, Howard Sandifer
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Garfield Park Field House
100 N CENTRAL PARK Avenue
Chicago, Il 60624 Directions
The Clemente Mural Project    
Visual Art/Painting
Description: The Clemente Mural Project intends to address the school's identity and culture through the creation more...
Instructor(s): Jorge Felix, Mara Ayala
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Clemente Community Academy High School
1147 N WESTERN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622 Directions
The DuSable Museum Educators of the Future     
Social Science/Sociology
Description: Description: Teens in The DuSable Museum's Museum Educators of the Future program learn about African more...
Instructor(s): Nathalie Irmer
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [W Th F]
Location: DuSable Museum of African American History, Inc.
740 E 56TH Place
Chicago, IL 60637 Directions
The People's Music - Remote Internship    
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Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. Interns will have the opportunity to 1. Assist with the design more...
Instructor(s): Megan Robbins
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: People's Music School
931 W EASTWOOD Avenue
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The Simple Good Neighborhood Photo Safaris    
Social Science/Community Organization / Awareness
Description: Work with professional DSLR cameras and industry professionals while getting tips and techniques for more...
Instructor(s): Olivia Tousius
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Kenwood Academy High School
5015 S BLACKSTONE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615 Directions
Therapeutic Recreation @ South Side Occupational School    
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Description: The Therapeutic Recreation program trains teens to offer a variety of therapeutic recreation activities more...
Instructor(s): Lindsay McCall Raya
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Armour Square Park
3309 S SHIELDS Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616 Directions
Top Model Creative Style & Image    
Performance Arts/Marching
Description: This apprenticeship gives teens the opportunity to explore careers in the modeling industry. Teens receive more...
Instructor(s): Elaine Murray
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu]
Location: Simeon Career Academy High School
8147 S VINCENNES Avenue
Chicago, IL 60620 Directions
Top Model Creative Style & Image - SSW Winter Immersion     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/Fashion Design
Description: This apprenticeship gives teens the opportunity to explore careers in the modeling industry. Teens receive more...
Instructor(s): Elaine Murray
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Simeon Career Academy High School
8147 S VINCENNES Avenue
Chicago, IL 60620 Directions
True Star Marketing (Downtown Branch)       
Marketing/Marketing and Advertising
Description: Are you creative? Do you know how to engage your peers on social media? Do you have an interest in more...
Instructor(s): Na-Tae' Thompson, Portia King
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: True Star Foundation, Inc.
1130 S WABASH Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605 Directions
True Star Radio Broadcasting      
Audio / Visual Technology/Radio Production
Description: True Star Radio Broadcasting apprentices learn how to produce and deliver weekly radio shows that will more...
Instructor(s): Shantel Jarmon
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: King College Prep
4445 S DREXEL Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60653 Directions
TSG B-Ball Skills & Management @ Richards HS     
Sports Instruction/Basketball
Description: The Support Group B Ball Skills and Management Camp program is designed for students to learn not only more...
Instructor(s): Bennie Henry, Christian Arceo, Ricky Luckett Sr, Ricky Luckett Jr., Terrell Campbell
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Richards Career Academy High School
5009 S LAFLIN Street
Chicago, IL 60609 Directions
TV Broadcast Production/Visual Arts    
Journalism/
Description: Students in the TV Broadcast Production class will learn the fundamentals of creating quality, industry more...
Instructor(s): Kimberly Jones-Saunders
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Julian High School
10330 S ELIZABETH Street
Chicago, IL 60643 Directions
UNITED Voices @ Logan Square     
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: Teens in United Voices @ Logan Square create, develop and produce all original performance through collaboration. more...
Instructor(s): Christopher Ellis
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Th]
Location: Voice of the City
3429 W DIVERSEY Street
Chicago, Illinois 60647 Directions
UpBeat Music and Arts @ Lutz Center    
Music/Band
Description: Teens develop self-confidence and skills that last a lifetime through music, through group and individual more...
Instructor(s): Brendan Helm, Katherine Little , Scott Barbeau, Thor Vutcharangkul
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Urban Growers Collective @ The Bridgeport Art Center     
Applied Science/Sustainable Development
Description: Join us this summer to learn how to grow vegetables, culinary herbs and edible flowers at Urban Growers more...
Instructor(s): Azziza Robinson, Lauralyn Clawson, Regina Hawkins
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: The Bridgeport Art Center
1200 W 35TH
Chicago, IL 60609 Directions
Urban Growers Collective @ The Roosevelt Square Community Youth Farm     
Applied Science/Sustainable Development
Description: Join us this summer to learn how to grow vegetables, culinary herbs and edible flowers at Urban Growers more...
Instructor(s): Allison Sturm, Azziza Robinson, Lauralyn Clawson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Roosevelt Square Youth Farm

Chicago, IL  Directions
Urban Initiatives - Coach for Success - Remote Internship    
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Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. In this internship, interns will create different games and activities more...
Instructor(s): Dajuan King
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Urban Initiatives
650 W LAKE Street
Chicago, IL 60661 Directions
Urban Tech Academy: Exploring STEM through Basketball    
Natural Science/Biology
Description: Our program focuses on improving STEM skills through Basketball, Coaching and Mentoring. The program more...
Instructor(s): Frederick Kheperu, Jonathan Speller, Patrick Young
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Gage Park High School
5630 S ROCKWELL Street
Chicago, IL 60629 Directions
Urban Vision Multimedia Arts    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Visual Art/Photography
Description: Urban Vision opens teens eyes to the vast and inspiring world of digital photography, videography, and more...
Instructor(s): Anthony Smith
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [M W Sa]
Location: Oakwood Shores Community Life (Program Site)
3711 S VINCENNES Street
Chicago, IL 60653 Directions
Video Game Creation and Design    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Information Technology/Web Application Development
Description: Tired of just playing games and want to learn how they get made? In Video Game Design you will see how more...
Instructor(s): Alex Guzinski
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/24/2021 [M W F]
Location: Gary Comer Youth Center
7200 S INGLESIDE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60619 Directions
Virtual West Side Community Outreach & Mentoring Internship    
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Description: Stipend based, virtual internship. Interns will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects such more...
Instructor(s): Cachetta Potts
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: West Side STEM Learning Center
5044 W HARRISON Street
Chicago, IL 60644 Directions
Visionaries    
Audio / Visual Technology/MultiMedia
Description: Visionaries is a multimedia apprenticeship that empowers teens to make their own media that documents more...
Instructor(s): Jesus Gonzalez Flores
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Th]
Location: Erie Neighborhood House - Youth Department
1347 W ERIE Street
Chicago, IL 60642 Directions
Visual Arts Apprenticeship @ Vaughn     
Visual Art/Painting
Description: In the Vaughn Visual Art Apprenticeship, teens will explore various approaches to drawing/painting and more...
Instructor(s): Logan Kruidenier
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - []
Location: Vaughn Occupational High School
4355 N LINDER Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Visual Arts Exploration- 2 Southside Occupational (Downtown Branch)    
Visual Art/General Design
Description: The Outreach Exploration – Visual Arts program at the Gallery 37 Center for the Arts serves teens more...
Instructor(s): Russell Weiss
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Vocal and Music Exploration- South Shore Int. (Downtown Branch)    
Music/Singing
Description: Open only for students of South Shore International. In this program students lean basics of vocal skills more...
Instructor(s): Ruth Odukoya
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Walking on Broken Glass - Stained Glass     
Visual Art/Stain Glass
Description: In this Advanced Apprenticeship program, teens learn the skill of making original artwork out of stained more...
Instructor(s): Michael Weiss, Rebecca Pavesich
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Curie Metropolitan High School
4959 S ARCHER Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632 Directions
Walls of Hope: Brighton Park Mural Project    
Visual Art/Mural
Description: Walls of Hope is a mural project in Brighton Park that transforms community spaces through the implementation more...
Instructor(s): Jamie Lynn Porto
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: SGA Youth & Family Services (Brighton Park Initiative)
3152 W 47TH Street
Chicago, IL 60632 Directions
West African Djembe Drumming     
Music/Drumming
Description: The West African Djembe Drumming apprenticeship program explores the rich tradition of the West African more...
Instructor(s): Michael Taylor, Reginald Evans Jr.
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Austin College and Career Academy High School
231 N PINE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60644 Directions
West African Drum @ Urban Prep Englewood Campus    
Music/Drumming
Description: Teens learn traditional drumming techniques as well as the cultural context and significance of this more...
Instructor(s): Jason Wolf
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/19/2021 [M W]
Location: Urban Prep Academy for Young Men Charter School - Englewood
6201 S STEWART Avenue
Chicago, IL 60621 Directions
West Town Bikes @ Sullivan High School     
Sports-Related Certification/Bike Repair and Safety
Description: Sullivan Bikes! offers teens the opportunity to explore the biking industry. Apprentices develop hands-on more...
Instructor(s): Alex Wilson, Benjamin Moroney, Danielle Limonez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/19/2021 [M W]
Location: Sullivan High School
6631 N BOSWORTH Avenue
Chicago, IL 60626 Directions
WI: American Sign Language Training (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Social Science/Education & Training
Description: Teens will learn the basic fundamentals of American Sign Language. Teens will filter into a full spring more...
Instructor(s): Angela Henry
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/10/2021 [M W]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
WI: Astronomy and Space (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Natural Science/Environmental
Description: Two week immersion program focusing on astronomy and space.
Instructor(s): Joseph Guzman
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
WI: Civic Studios (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Audio / Visual Technology/MultiMedia
Description: Civic Studios is a creative studio focused on digital media and civic engagement. Work with a professional more...
Instructor(s): Brandon M Johnson, Bruce Winston, Valarie Biondi
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
WI: Culinary (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: Join us for a week of love in the kitchen as we cook, make edible gifts, explore foods/different cultures more...
Instructor(s): Carol Hilker, Sabre Tyler-Abdullah
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
WI: Digital Visionaries (Downtown Gallery 37)    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Audio / Visual Technology/Graphic Design
Description: Push your creative skills to the next level while exploring design challenges and urgent social issues. more...
Instructor(s): Lisa Moran
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
WI: HHW Vocal Touring Arts Ensemble (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Music/Choir
Description: Do you want to express your thoughts, concerns, and ideas about the news stories of the day? Are you more...
Instructor(s): Arthur Griffin, Daniel Henry, Jean Hendricks
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
WI: Urban Gardening (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Applied Science/Urban Ecology
Description: Two week immersion focusing on urban gardening and social justice issues
Instructor(s): Candace Clark
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
WI: Visual Arts (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Visual Art/Painting
Description: This winter we will create art that responds to personal interests, and/or social justice issues. Make more...
Instructor(s): Helen Sanchez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 2/11/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Word Choice Cafe     
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description: Word Choice Cafe is a culinary arts program for boys and girls. Taught by our professionally trained more...
Instructor(s): Venita Williams
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/19/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Kelly Hall YMCA
824 N HAMLIN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60651 Directions
XS Tennis Internship    
Sports Instruction/Tennis
Description: The XS Tennis Career Options Program is a tennis facility management program for teens interested in more...
Instructor(s): Renell Perry
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [Tu Sa]
Location: XS Tennis and Education Foundation
5336 S STATE Street
Chicago, IL 60609 Directions
XS Tennis Sports and Leadership Program    
Sports Instruction/Tennis
Description: This program is designed for students to focus on developing leadership skills, effective communication, more...
Instructor(s): Renell Perry
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [W Sa]
Location: XS Tennis and Education Foundation
5336 S STATE Street
Chicago, IL 60609 Directions
Yoga & Meditation for Everyone @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Health and Wellness/Fitness
Description: Remote / Virtual session! Ever wondered about ways to relax or calm down in the midst of stressful times? more...
Instructor(s): Katarina Stanisavljevic
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Yoga (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Health and Wellness/Fitness
Description: Are you looking to enhance your athletic performance, increase your flexibility, strength, and breath more...
Instructor(s): Candis Oakley
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Yollocalli Camera Flux- Framing the City with Photo & Video     
Media/Documentary Video
Description: 'Camera Flux: Framing the City with Photo & Video' program participants explore their homes, communities, more...
Instructor(s): Todd Diederich
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [Tu W]
Location: Little Village Boys and Girls Club
2801 S RIDGEWAY Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Yollocalli Graffiti Mural Project    
Visual Art/Mural
Description: 'Graffiti Mural Project' program participants work alongside a local graffiti artist to develop their more...
Instructor(s): Elizabeth Reyes
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Spry Community Links High School
2400 S MARSHALL Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Yollocalli Street Art Studio    
Visual Art/Mural
Description: 'Street Art Studio' program participants explore a variety of street art styles, often looking at work more...
Instructor(s): Arturo Fresan
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [M Th]
Location: Little Village Boys and Girls Club
2801 S RIDGEWAY Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Yollocalli Your Story, Your Way - Audio +Radio    
Journalism/
Description: 'Your Story, Your Way' program participants explore and narrate the stories of their communities through more...
Instructor(s): Charly Garcia, Gerardo Salgado Flores, Stephanie Manriquez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Little Village Boys and Girls Club
2801 S RIDGEWAY Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623 Directions
Youth Plan! Biking & Advocacy @ Lutz Center    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Social Science/Urban Studies/Planning
Description: Apply to this program if you like to ride your bike and think Chicago would be a better place with more more...
Instructor(s): Andriana Vera, Ashantia Day, Joceliz Estrella Araud, Shacora Hawkins
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [M Tu]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Youth Theater Ensemble - Advanced    
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description: The TMC Youth Theater Ensemble is a dynamic theater program producing quality plays and musicals. Through more...
Instructor(s): Aaron Boseman, Jirah Morales
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W Th]
Location: The Miracle Center, Inc
2311 N PULASKI Road
Chicago, IL 60639 Directions
Advanced Culinary Arts @ Gately    
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description:
Instructor(s): Elisa Louden, Gloria Hafer
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Gately

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Austin Grown    
Applied Science/Urban Ecology
Description:
Instructor(s): Ana Garcia Doyle, Ricardo Miranda
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: BUILD, Inc.
5100 W HARRISON Avenue
Chicago, IL 60644 Directions
Be Creative Entrepreneurship @ Gately     
Business / Administration/
Description:
Instructor(s): Amber Frazier, William Jamison
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Gately

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Bessie Coleman Aviation All-Stars    
Applied Science/Aviation
Description:
Instructor(s): Derrick Henry, Gigi Coleman Brooms, William Cummings
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy High School
250 E 111TH Street
Chicago, IL 60628 Directions
Bring Out The Leader In You    
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Description:
Instructor(s): Janet Pollock
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M W]
Location: Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy High School
250 E 111TH Street
Chicago, IL 60628 Directions
C-Day Intrinsic Culinary (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Visual Art/
Description:
Instructor(s): Bernita Outlaw
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Th]
Location: Intrinsic H.S.
4540 W BELMONT Avenue
chicago, Illinois 60641 Directions
C-Day Intrinsic Digital Photography (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Visual Art/Photography
Description:
Instructor(s): Roberto Nieves
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Th]
Location: Intrinsic H.S.
4540 W BELMONT Avenue
chicago, Illinois 60641 Directions
C-Day Intrinsic Vocal (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Music/Singing
Description:
Instructor(s): Ruth Odukoya
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Th]
Location: Intrinsic H.S.
4540 W BELMONT Avenue
chicago, Illinois 60641 Directions
Chicago Opera Theater @ Sarah E. Goode    
Performance Arts/Theatre
Description:
Instructor(s): Andrew Lehmkuhl, Taylor Walters-Chapman
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/25/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
7651 S HOMAN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652 Directions
Code Your Dreams @ Gately    
Information Technology/Computer Programming
Description:
Instructor(s): Shoshi Shapiro
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Gately

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Culinary Arts Exploration 1 - Southside Occupational (Downtown Branch)    
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description:
Instructor(s): Carol Hilker
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Culinary Arts Exploration 2 - Southside Occupational (Downtown Branch)    
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description:
Instructor(s): Carol Hilker
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Th]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
Culinary Fusion at Dunbar    
Culinary Art/Food Catering
Description:
Instructor(s): Chloe Gould
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/12/2021 [Tu W]
Location: Dunbar Vocational Career Academy
3000 S MARTIN LUTHER KING Drive
Chicago, IL 60616 Directions
Design.Build.Grow.Eat - South Side     
Applied Science/
Description:
Instructor(s): Audrey Todd, Christopher Ellis, Dawn Marie Galtieri, Kyle Gilbertson, Robin Berryman
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/29/2021 [Tu Sa]
Location: Gately

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Drive Our Future    
Industrial Technology/Motor Vehicles (Automotive Repair)
Description:
Instructor(s): Malcolm Thompson
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 4/28/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Simeon Career Academy High School
8147 S VINCENNES Avenue
Chicago, IL 60620 Directions
Firework     
Visual Art/Sculpture
Description:
Instructor(s): Charles Manion, Emily Christopherson, Joshua McCormick
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Glassworks
2651 W LAKE
Chicago, IL 60612 Directions
FMC Dance - South    
If you apply to this program, you will be placed on the waitlist due to the number of applications the program has already received.
Performance Arts/Dance
Description:
Instructor(s): Pierre Lockett
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [W Th]
Location: Hamilton Park
513 W 72ND Street
Chicago, IL 60621 Directions
Intonation Music Production Workshop at King    
Music/Band
Description:
Instructor(s): Andrea Meza, Harlan "Harley" Gingras
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: King College Prep
4445 S DREXEL Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60653 Directions
Introduction to Culinary Arts    
Culinary Art/Food Preparation and Plating
Description:
Instructor(s): ADRIANA ALVARADO, Gloria Hafer
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/18/2021 [M Tu]
Location: East Side United Methodist Church
11000 S EWING Avenue
chicago, IL 60617 Directions
Lifeguard @ Dyett    
Sports-Related Certification/Lifeguard
Description:
Instructor(s): Saray M Iniguez
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Dyett Academic Center
555 E 51ST Street
Chicago, IL 60615 Directions
Lifeguard @ Hyde Park    
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Description:
Instructor(s): Geysi Flores
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/26/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Hyde Park Career Academy High School
6220 S STONY ISLAND Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637 Directions
Majorettes @Sarah Goode    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description:
Instructor(s): Danielle James
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu Th]
Location: Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
7651 S HOMAN Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652 Directions
Mosaic Arts @ Lutz Center    
Visual Art/Mosaic Tiles
Description:
Instructor(s): Jasmine Clark, Juan Carlos Frias
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [W Th]
Location: Lutz Center
3435 N CICERO Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 Directions
Music Production    
Audio / Visual Technology/Sound Engineering
Description:
Instructor(s): Yuki Tasaka
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/28/2021 [M W F]
Location: Gately

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Own the Media, Deliver the Message    
Audio / Visual Technology/Graphic Design
Description:
Instructor(s): Alva Nelms, Michael Edwards
Schedule: 2/1/2021 - 5/27/2021 [Tu W Th]
Location: Steinmetz College Prep High School
3030 N MOBILE Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634 Directions
SI: African Dance with Imani Amos (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description:
Instructor(s): Imani Amos
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
SI: American Sign Language Training (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Social Science/Education & Training
Description:
Instructor(s): Angela Henry
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 2/10/2021 [M W]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
SI: Creative Writing (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Literary/Creative Writing
Description:
Instructor(s): Jeiyanni Hollings, Tess Wallace
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 3/31/2021 [M Tu W]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
SI: FMC Dance Collaborative (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description:
Instructor(s): Bradlee Lathon, Pierre Lockett, Tammy Hsu
Schedule: 3/29/2021 - 4/2/2021 [M Tu W Th F]
Location: Gallery37 Center for the Arts
66 E RANDOLPH Street
Chicago, IL 60601 Directions
SI: Move Me Soul DT (Downtown Gallery 37)    
Performance Arts/Dance
Description:
Instructor(s)