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SPEF camps logo copySPEF Camps provide the students and athletes in our community with a foundation of fundamental skills, knowledge, character and leadership development. Recognizing that while skills and drills are critical to the improvement of a student or athlete, making the curriculum fun and exciting is vital to developing the passion for learning and the game.

SPEF Camps will focus on all aspects of the curriculum with emphasis on fundamental skill development appropriate for beginners to more experienced students and players.

  • Skills Development
  • Teamwork
  • Sportsmanship
  • Leadership

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When:        Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 16

Time:         9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cost:           $195

Who:         All Kids – Grades 3 – 7 – Campers from last year will be placed in the next level course.

Where:       South Pasadena Middle School – 1500 Fair Oaks Avenue, South Pasadena

SPEF’s Next Generation Coding Camp is a coding boot camp that gives incoming 3rd to 7th-grade students a first-look introduction to the world of computer science. The camp will be taught by passionate and knowledgeable SPHS Coding Club members as well as teachers in the field. 

Your child will leave SPEF’s Next Generation Coding Camp with a general understanding of computer science through a variety of interactive activities, basic block coding lessons, guest speakers from the computer science field, and more!.

Next Generation Coding Camp will focus on:

  • developing an understanding of computer science and its real-life applications, especially the increasing job opportunities specific to the field
  • exploring basic coding concepts through interactive hands-on activities and writing short programs with block coding
  • learning how to develop computer science knowledge through programs offered at the middle school and high school

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A.C. Green Basketball Leadership & Skills Camp

TigerBasketball LogoBack in South Pasadena for the 5th year! Through the SPEF/A. C. Green Basketball Camp, kids have fun playing basketball while they learn more about the game. The camp challenges players in all aspects of the game on the court, as well as off the court through participation in leadership and character development.  Players are grouped based on age and skill level, and will be:

  • Engaged in activities that encourage vital life skills of cooperation, sportsmanship and teamwork.
  • Taught athletic skills and participate in character development while having a fun experience.
  • Practice and apply the fundamentals of shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding and defense to equip players with the necessary skills to advance to their next level.

When:       July 24 – July 28

Time:         9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Cost:          $250

Who:         All Kids – Ages 7 – 17

Where:      South Pasadena Middle School Gym

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SPEF ART CAMP – World Cultures

Let your child’s imagination soar this summer. This fun-filled camp is the perfect place to discover art, both indoors and out. Campers will be excited to learn about art concepts, practice techniques & produce artwork that shows their individual personal perspective.

This week-long art camp offers students the opportunity to work both independently and with a group in order to develop as an artist while learning about world cultures through the study of various art techniques from a variety of points across the globe.

Activities may include working with fibers, printmaking, mixed-media sculpture, cartooning, drawing, and painting.
Art Camp includes drawing, painting, mixed media and sculpture: nature walks; storytelling; and creative movement.

Students will explore art through projects such as drawing and painting, altered books, ceramics and the art of storytelling through film plus more.

When: Monday, July 17  – Friday, July 21

Time:  9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Cost:   $350 per week

Who:    Grades 1st  – 8th

Where: Arroyo Vista Elementary

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SPEF & ACE Golf Academy Camp – 3 Weeks Available

Golf LogoDevelop a lifelong passion for the game of golf!

Instructors Joe Cano & Mark Spinelli at Ace Golf Academy will teach the fundamentals of golf as well as advanced skill building for more experienced golfers.

We emphasize safety, fun, and excellence while working on:

Self-Discipline          Integrity          Respect          Sportsmanship          Social Skills          Conduct

When:    Monday, June 12- Friday, June 16

 and /or

Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 21


Monday, August 7 – Friday, August 11

Time:      9:00 am – 2:00 pm       Cost: $325 per week

Who:       Grades 2-12 – All Skill Levels Welcome

Where:    Arroyo Seco Golf Course – 1055 Lohman Ln, South Pasadena

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SPEF Mandarin & Spanish Language Immersion Camp

Join our Dual Immersion teachers for this fun Mandarin & Spanish Immersion Arts camp and prevent Summer Slide! Students will refine their skills in either the Mandarin or Spanish language through theatre, song, dance and art. Children will rotate every day from one fun-filled activity to the next. The design of the camp is to enhance vocabulary and comprehension while continuing to develop an understanding of Chinese & Latin American culture. Students should be currently enrolled in a Dual Immersion program or be proficient in Spanish.

Students should be currently enrolled in a Dual Immersion program or be proficient in either Mandarin or Spanish language. The teachers will only speak in the languages being taught.

When: Monday, July 31- August 4

Time:  9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Cost:   $350 per week

Who:    Grades K-4

Where: Monterey Hills Elementary

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SPEF Tennis Camp with Coach Sean, SPHS Varsity Coach

SPEF is partnering with Coach Sean to bring you a unique and dynamic tennis camp designed to address physical, cognitive and emotional skills and abilities through tennis and fitness. Each day will address a different set of tennis skills including forehand, backhand, volley, overhead, serve, and the rules & scoring of the game. The fitness aspect will address basic fitness, footwork, agility, and technique. Coach Sean, a local PTR certified tennis pro who has teamed up with Coach Johnny. Both coaches currently run the SPHS varsity & junior varsity tennis team. A few of the tennis training focuses will be:
  • Being a good sport
  • Perfecting the serve
  • Working on and improving form
  • Playing the game with integrity
  • Setting personal goals

When: Monday, August 7 – Friday, August 11

Time:  9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Cost:   $250 per week

Who:    Grades 2-12

Where: South Pasadena High School Tennis Courts

SPEF Soccer Skills Camp with Brit-West Soccer

TigerSoccerSPEF is partnering with Brit-West Soccer to bring you a soccer camp designed to develop each child’s ball skills and techniques. Each day includes individual foot skills, agility, technical drills and small sided games. To ensure each camper receives the appropriate level of coaching, players are grouped according to age and experience. Our curriculum is designed to help each child reach their true potential.

Develop individual skills through training exercises and small sided games. The daily schedule includes a warm-up, agility and speed, and a focal skill of the day (technical training), fun games and coaching in small sided games to put acquired technique into the game situation. Skills of the day are Passing, Dribbling, Shooting and Ball Control / Heading. Fridays are ‘World Cup Day’ where teams wear their colors to compete in relays, small sided games, learn fun facts about their country and make us laugh to score points for their world cup team.

  • Individual skills and technical training
  • Develop tactical skills for game strategy such as defending and attacking
  • Work on positioning as a Forward, Defender, and Midfielder.


Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 16


Monday, August 7 – Friday, August 11


1/2 day – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Full day – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm


1/2 day – $150

Full day – $250

Who:         All Kids – Ages 6 – 17

Where:       South Pasadena Middle School Field

The quality and professionalism of Brit-West Soccer are directly related to the amazing coaching staff. Brit-West employs only the most qualified and experienced coaches. Brit-West coaching staff is carefully selected for the appropriate age group and the player level they will be coaching.

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