Welcome to Youth Zone Chicago (YZC). Youth Zone Chicago serves over 600 youth throughout Chicago. Our mission is to provide youth development activities to boys and girls ages 10 to 18 with an emphasis on teamwork, leadership, and healthy life choices. YZC offers various after school and summer programming to youth in sports, dance, theater, science, music, and much more. Each program incorporates mentoring so as to build self-esteem, confidence, and healthy body image among urban youth. Our office is located at 2106 W. Adams. For more infomation and up to date news, please refer to the tabs to the right of our logo.