2023 Youth of the Year

  • WHAT: The Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago's highest local honor, rewarding leadership, service and academic standing.  
  • WHO: Each Club nominates one exemplary member to compete for the title of Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago’s Youth of the Year.
  • WHEN: Thursday, March 2, 2023 | 5:30 PM
  • WHERE: Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier

Click the image to see the Sponsorship Opportunities for this year's Youth of the Year Competition.

2021 Youth of the Year Story Hub


Kenya M. - McCartin Family Service Award Recipient! The 2022 Youth of the Year event featured the announcement of the third annual McCartin Family Service Award recipient.This award was ... CONTINUE READING

Read More

“Lights On” Music Video Lyrics Brooklyn: My name is Brooklyn. I’ve got straight A’s. I be in the studio on some great days. When I see my friends, I’m ... CONTINUE READING

Read More

Meet our seven fantastic 2022 Youth of the Year Candidates! Each individual has worked incredibly hard to become ideal Club members in and around their community. ... CONTINUE READING

Read More

MARCH 2022 “The past year has been a total whirlwind of fun, exciting opportunities for me as BGCC’s Youth of the Year. I did multiple television interviews, and it ... CONTINUE READING

Read More