All teachers of HSA Southwest Chicago will sponsor and lead at least one club. Individuals from partnering organizations, in particular those who can offer expertise in math, science, and technology, also will sponsor clubs. Clubs activities will last from 45 minutes to an hour after school. Some clubs may meet more than once a week or even on the weekends. Concept schools currently offer a wide array of clubs, including yearbook, science, table tennis, cooking, world cultures, newspaper, chess, engineering, drama, movie, book, and folk dance.
One the school begins the list of clubs offered will be posted online.