Afterschool Is Open For Enrollment

Registration for SPEF Afterschool Classes is now open.

SPEF offers fall and spring after school classes at our three SPUSD elementary schools and at SPMS for current SPUSD students.

Classes this year will be online and we are offering a plethora of fun and creative classes, 23 of them,  to give your student an experience different from their regular school day.  Most Fall Afterschool classes start the week of September 14.  Spring will start in Feb/March of 2021.

Click here to go to the Afterschool page for classes and descriptions. 

Summer Enrichment Programs

SPEF Summer Enrichment Programs registration will be open for enrollment on February 26, 2020.  South Pasadena students can enjoy a robust assortment of enrichment opportunities that supplement the school year. As State budgets shrink and school districts must make difficult decisions to stop offering enrichment programs, SPEF helps support educational excellence with programs in visual and performing arts, sports, science, languages, and technology.

Summer School

Each year, more than 2,000 students count on South Pasadena Educational Foundation’s Summer School program to brush up on basics, jump ahead on critical academic topics, expand their skills and ignite their imaginations. SPEF offers proficiency and enrichment classes to students of all ages – from incoming kindergartners to high school seniors.

Click here for more information about Summer School

Click here to register for Summer School 


Summer Camps

SPEF partners with SPUSD teachers, coaches, and local organizations to offer a variety of week-long hands-on camps throughout Summer and at various times during the year.

Students can develop coding concepts at the Next Generation Coding Camp, explore their artistic side at SPEF’s Art Camp, or learn and further develop their skills in a sport. From Sports to Technology, or from Art to Science, SPEF Camps provide students in our community with a foundation of fundamental skills and knowledge and offer students the opportunity to develop teamwork, character, and leadership.

Click here for more information about SPEF Camps.

Click here to register for camps starting February 26. 

Thanksgiving Break Camps – Registration is now open

SPEF will be running two camps this Thanksgiving Break to help you juggle the kids, your job, your to-do list, and to help keep them off the video games.

SPEF Volleyball Camp

Join our very own SPHS Volleyball Coach Ivy this November. Volleyball camp is geared towards beginning or intermediate level players. The camp will focus on all aspects of the game – serving, passing, hitting & setting – with emphasis on individual & team skill development, growth mindset & strategies for competing. In this camp, students will get top-notch instruction in a positive environment, to learn and develop their skills.

When: Monday November 25 – Wednesday November 27, 2019.

Time: 9:00 – 2:00 pm

Grades: 2-8  and students will be grouped by grade and skill level so all skills are welcome

Location: SPMS Gymnasium

Cost: $250

SPEF Soccer Skills Camp

BRIT-WEST Soccer Camps are designed to develop each child’s ball skills and techniques. Each day includes individual foot skills, agility, technical drills, and small-sided games.

Passing • Dribbling • Shooting • Ball Control • Strategy

The focus will be placed on players’ individual techniques in dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting, and general ball control, as well as the general tactical principles of defending, attacking, and combination play. The learning environment is enhanced by small-sided games that guarantee involvement for each camper.

When: Monday, November 25 – Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

Time: 1/2 Day 9:00 – 122:00 pm & Full Day 9:00 – 3:00 pm

Grades: K-10  and students will be grouped by grade and skill level so all skills are welcome

Location: SPMS Soccer Field

Cost: 1/2 Day – $100 and Full Day – $150

Campers need to wear shin guards, dress appropriately for sports, and bring plenty of water and if attending a full day campers will need to bring The Full Day has more scrimmaging and game time play.  Campers are placed by age and ability.  

SPEF/Flex College Prep Summer Programs

SPEF has partnered with  to bring you two new opportunities this summer. Included in our Summer Programs this summer will be:

SAT Prep classes during our Summer School.  Students will get top quality SAT prep at a fraction of the usual cost. SPEF‘s goal is to make SAT prep more accessible, by making it more affordable and local (classes will be at SPHS).
UC Boot Camp will take place after SPEFSummer School, July 29 – August 2. In the one week course, students will complete their UC applications, including 4 personal insight essays. Camp space will be limited to promote maximum productivity and individualized help. Turn what can be months of anxiety into a week of focused productivity!
Enrollment for both SAT Prep and UC Boot Camp will open up on February 27, 2019.