Chicago City of Learning Attracts 1,200 to Destination: Chicago, a Free Festival of Doing and Making

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Twelve hundred youth and families emerged from all corners of the city to experience Destination: Chicago, a Maker Party organized by Chicago City of Learning (CCOL). The free, day-long event featured pop-up workshops and activity stations hosted by more than 20 citywide organizations. Participants dabbled in music, technology, nature, architecture, digital media, art, fashion and more! Part of Mayor Emanuel’s Summer of Learning and Earning, the event served as a preview of the thousands of after-school and summer programs offered by CCOL partner organizations and included in CCOL’s comprehensive database at, the hub of youth-focused Chicagoland opportunities. For more information, visit, email or call 312.822.0505.

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