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WSC Scholars Determined to be College Bound

Although school is winding down for students across the city, the WSC Scholars Program is just getting started with a series of workshops and events for the WSC Scholars to attend. At the end of May while students were juggling their AP, SAT and ACT exams (plus homework!), they attended the scholarship orientation workshop at

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Intern Perspectives: Connor Walsh (Sponsorship)

Last weekend at the Family Sports Festival, attendees did not let a little rain prevent them from having a good time. As rain started to fall just an hour before the event was to start, I was wondering if there was even going to be a Family Sports Festival. Fortunately, people still showed up, buses

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BAM-Sports Students Spend Father’s Day at the White House

BAM-Sports Students Spend Father’s Day at the White House

Last Thursday, fourteen young men from Youth Guidance’s Becoming A Man program (BAM) raced out of Chicago before impending storms grounded flights for the evening. These students were on their way to an opportunity that few people, let alone teenage youth from inner-city Chicago, would ever even dream of being possible. The men had an

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NNUP-Creating Resilient Neighborhoods

NNUP-Creating Resilient Neighborhoods

World Sport Chicago is thrilled to have Near North Unity Program (NNUP) as part of this year’s Family Sports Festival! NNUP is one of World Sport Chicago’s newest community partners, having been a part of PlayStreets this past Spring. Like WSC, NNUP believes that participation in sports can be a first step in becoming successful leaders

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Summer Deals: WSC Archery Center at Pulaski Park!

Summer Deals: WSC Archery Center at Pulaski Park!

Summer has arrived and, starting Wednesday, June 19th, World Sport Chicago will offer some great deals on classes at the World Sport Chicago Archery Center at Pulaski Park lasting through August 31st! First, all classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays will be 35% off of the regular price. In addition, all class packages (available as 4

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2013 World Sport Chicago Summer Track Program

2013 World Sport Chicago Summer Track Program

The fifth season of the World Sport Chicago Summer Track Program kicks off in just a few short weeks!  We have now confirmed the dates and locations for our three competitive meets: The first meet, which will be a practice meet, will be held at Eckersall Stadium (2423 E 82nd Street) on June 29th. The

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Athlete Profile: Valor Games Midwest

Athlete Profile: Valor Games Midwest

It’s hard to believe that the 2013 Valor Games Midwest is just about two months away! This is an event the entire World Sport Chicago staff looks forward to each summer and preparations are in full swing as we get ready to host hundreds of veterans and service members with disabilities this August. I really

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