5-weeks of exploration, discovery and summer fun
Class schedule & registration will be available early March 2023

The PEF Summer Enrichment Program provides K-12 students exceptional learning opportunities combined with summer fun with more than 70 unique classes on 5 campuses serving 1,200 students.

The summer program, in its 20th year, offers hands-on exploration opportunities to perform, explore, create, and strategize for students entering grades K-12. Students choose from 70 exceptional classes held on multiple Pasadena-area campuses. More than 100 Youth Leaders, from local high schools and colleges, volunteer to mentor students and support teachers and staff while gaining valuable work-related experience.

Questions? Contact Tony Gordo, Summer Program Manager at pefsummer@pasedfoundation.org.

Program dates: June 12 – July 13. No classes June 19 & July 4

Classes include art, science, music, sports, math, language arts, dual language classes in 3 languages (Spanish, Mandarin, & French), and so much more.

We have many of your favorite classes returning Imaginary Lands, Robotics, Chess, Pasadena Musical Theater Program, and Tennis plus some new ones like Armenian Tapestry, Business-Matics, Garden Masters, photography, college prep and so many more!

♦ Intro Classes for Kinder & 1st Grade

Students are supported by caring educators as they create and learn. Teachers use grade level benchmarks blended with art, music, and science to make learning fun. Students should be 5 years old by September 1 for Introduction to Kindergarten class and 6 years old by September 1 for the Introduction to First Grade class.
Pre-K is not available this summer.

♦ 2nd – 8th Grade

Students choose 3 classes to support their learning and grow their interests. Class options vary by campus and include robotics, musical theater, gardening, tennis, art studio, and more.

Tuition assistance is available for qualifying families.

♦  9th – 12th Grade

Students can explore career paths and prepare for college by taking classes such as photography, art studio, songwriting, playwriting, and preparing your college applications.

9th -12th Grade: classes will run 2 weeks, 3 weeks, and 5 weeks

Questions? Contact Tony Gordo, Summer Program Manager at pefsummer@pasedfoundation.org.

PEF Afternoon Camp is geared toward supplementing the learning in the morning with exploratory activities in the afternoon. Every student will have the same class activities that will include art, fitness, and discovery. To be eligible for afternoon care, students must participate in the morning component. Students must stay on-site the whole time, and cannot be brought back for additional programming once they leave. Classes will be led by aspiring teachers with a lead teacher available onsite.  Tuition assistance available to qualifying students.

Thank You to Our  Supporters & Partners

Pasadena Community Foundation

California Arts Council

Helen and Will Webster Foundation

Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation

Ahmanson Foundation

Lakeview Foundation

Pasadena Unified School District