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  • High School Summer Program Information

    High School Summer Program Information

    CYC Balboa Project Summer 2022 Location: TBD – Potential Site is Balboa High School1000 Cayuga AvenueSan Francisco, CA 94112 The Balboa Project Summer Program will offer a comprehensive 6-weeks summer program that encourages skill building, project based learning, social development and community building. Youth will have opportunities to select a combination of academic and enrichment…

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  • Middle School Summer Program Information

    Middle School Summer Program Information

    CYC Middle School Summer Program Location: Hybrid (Virtual & Field Trips) Our CYC Middle School Summer Program (MSSP) is a 6-weeks summer program designed to promote social, communication, and leadership skills through various online and in-person learning opportunities. We will also be bringing up our weekly field trips this year. Program Dates: June 21, 2022 – July…

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  • Race for a Cause

    Race for a Cause

    CYC and SF Dragon Warriors host a virtual rowing race.

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  • Chinatown Halloween Festival 10/30/2021

    Chinatown Halloween Festival 10/30/2021

    The Community Youth Center (CYC) and the Chinatown YMCA are excited to bring the Halloween celebration to Chinatown for a festive event. Be sure to dress your family in your favorite costumes in the spirit of the holiday. Lots of activities will be available for the children to enjoy. Chinatown merchants will also be participating…

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  • Chinatown Autumn Moon Festival 9/11/2021 & 9/12/2021

    Chinatown Autumn Moon Festival 9/11/2021 & 9/12/2021

    Autumn Moon Festival is finally upon us. Come and celebrate an ancient tradition as we gather and give praise to the moon for a bountiful harvest. Join us in Chinatown this weekend to fill your stomachs with plenty of mooncake and other food and drink. There will be lots of entertainment and activities for the…

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  • Chinatown Night Out 9/8/2021

    Chinatown Night Out 9/8/2021

    The 7th Annual Chinatown Night Out event organized by San Francisco Police Department’s Central Station will be on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. This is a free family-friendly event from 4pm to 7pm at Portsmouth Square and a chance to meet the Central Station officers. The officers will be bringing out their horses, marine unit, bomb…

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  • Program Leader Job Openings

    Program Leader Job Openings

    CYC is hiring Program Leaders for our school based programs. Our programs are located at six San Francisco public schools. Elementary school programs are located at Garfield, Moscone, and Redding. The middle school program is located at Aptos Beacon. High school programs are located at Balboa and San Francisco International. We are seeking candidates who…

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  • Table Tennis 2021 Program

    Table Tennis 2021 Program

    Table Tennis program launches on August 30, 2021 at Willie “Woo Woo” Wong Playground in Chinatown. All middle school and high school students are eligible to participate in this free program. No experience is necessary as coaches will provide instruction. Table tennis equipment will be available for those who do not have them. Youth will…

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  • National Night Out

    National Night Out

    Our community outreach team took part in National Night Out to continue building relationships with the San Francisco Police Department and residents to keep neighborhoods safe. National Night Out is an annual campaign to bridge law enforcement and the community they serve. During the event, the team passed out safety information and products at various…

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  • Willie “Woo Woo” Wong Opening

    Willie “Woo Woo” Wong Opening

    It’s been 2.5 years in the making and the newly renovated Willie “Woo Woo” Wong playground is set to open this Friday! You’ll find Julie W. Chang’s “Maiden’s Dress” inside the clubhouse which will be operated by CYC. The clubhouse will host the Community Hubs Initiative initially. Julie’s mural depicts a colorless peony that symbolizes…

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  • Celebrate Halloween in Chinatown

    Celebrate Halloween in Chinatown

    This Saturday we celebrate Halloween in Chinatown with a socially distanced painting activity, “An Auspicious Halloween,” with local artist Chanel Peng. In this class, Chanel will explore the similarities in symbols and celebrations in Chinese culture/the Autumn Moon Festival and Halloween through painting. It will be an educational and celebratory experience of the unique identity…

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  • Halloween in Chinatown

    Halloween in Chinatown

    Trick or treat! Give me something good to eat on Saturday, October 31 in Chinatown! This year come celebrate Halloween in Chinatown with a performance by LionDanceMe, socially distanced painting with local artist Chanel Peng, and the always fun pumpkin patch (kids can take home the pumpkin). There will be a virtual video, photo, and poster…

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