The German-American School Association of Southern California, Inc. (GASA) is a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation, founded in 1954. GASA offers classroom-based German language programs to children ages 4 – 17 years in its Saturday Schools, ages 3 – 5 years in its Kinderland School and after school programs at different locations. Parent & Me classes for children 1-3 years old are currently provided in Brea / Anaheim Hills.

Our Saturday Schools offer classes from 9 am to 12 pm at 13 different campuses throughout the Southland, Las Vegas, NV, and Tucson, AZ. The Kinderland School offers its program twice weekly from 9 am to 12 pm. Our after school programs are offered on different days of the week, depending on the location. Our school year coincides with the public school calendar.

GASA also offers online courses and online tutoring for different age groups during the school year and summer months.

A weeklong overnight German Immersion Camp for ages 7 to 16 is being offered yearly during summer vacation.


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Jul

German Immersion Camp Summer 2016

Irvine Ranch, Orange CA
07/24/2016

Once again, this summer we will be hosting our Camp at the beautiful Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center. Last year was so much fun and we can’t wait to do it all again! Swimming, hiking, zip-lining. A 136 ft. water slide, ‘smores by the campfire, singing and dancing. Fishing, baking, sports, games and crafts. We’re going from ...

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14
May

Last Day of School

9 am - Noon
05/14/2016

Our 2015/2016 school year will conclude on Saturday, May 16th, 2016, for most of our schools. Please check with your school director for the actual date.

1
May

Kinderfest und Maifest 2016

The Phoenix Klubgarten 1340 S. Sanderson Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806
05/01/2016

The Phoenix Club in Anaheim is hosting our annual Mai und Kinderfest on May 1, 2016. Bring your family and friends and celebrate May like a German with sausage, beer, bretzel, crafts, a petting zoo, and live music. Location: The Phoenix Klubgarten 1340 S. Sanderson Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806

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23
Jan

Stephan Valentin visits our Temple City School

Temple City, CA
9:00 To 12:00
01/23/2016

Stephan Valentin, acclaimed children’s book author, is visiting our school in Brea. He will present his new series of books. programme.pdf SIGNIERSTUNDE – Brea

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9
Jan

AATG Test

9:00 To 12:00
01/09/2016

This year’s AATG is on Saturday, January 9, 2016. Details have been emailed to participating families. Practice exams  here.    

9
Jan

German Book Author Stephan Valentin Visits our Brea School

Brea, CA
9:00 To 12:00
01/09/2016

Stephan Valentin, acclaimed children’s book author, is visiting our school in Brea. He will present his new series of books. programme.pdf SIGNIERSTUNDE – Brea  

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SEPTEMBER 10th, 2016 - FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL !

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OUR NEWS

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German Immersion Camp 2016

Again, this year we will be hosting our Camp at the beautiful Irvine Outdoor Ranch Education Center, from July 24 – 30, 2016.

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Zauberhaftes Abschlussfest der Deutschen Schule Northridge

Am 14. Mai 2016 feierte die Deutsche Samstagsschule in Northridge ihr Abschlussfest. In der Aula waren alle Tische rot, schwarz und gold gedeckt. Es gab leckere deutsche aber auch internationale Gerichte, wie zum Beispiel, iranischer Kartoffelsalat und koreanisches Hühnchen. Die Kleinsten der Kleinen aus Frau Zetsches Klasse trugen ein nettes Gedicht über die deutsche Flagge ...

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Kinderfest 2016

Grüß Gott du schöner Maien da bist du wied’rum hier, tust Jung und Alt erfreuen, mit deiner Blumenzier … Wie jedes Jahr am “deutschen Staatsfeiertag” wurde im Phoenix Club am 1. Mai das traditionelle Kinder- und Maifest gefeiert.  Für die Mitglieder des deutschen Schulvereins (German American School Association), Los Angeles, war es ein willkommener Anlaß, ...

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Adult Classes

Currently we offer adult classes at our Northridge and Ventura schools. To learn more, contact our School Director at Northridge@gasaschool.org or Ventura@gasaschool.org

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Shopping for GASA on Amazon

Remember, always start at smile.amazon.com to support the German-American School Association Of Southern California (GASA) The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. smile.amazon for German School When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with ...

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AATG and DSD Testing 2016

Congratulations! To all of our students who participated in this year’s testing. AATG Test 67 GASA students participated in the AATG testing for 2016. AATG Level 2 34 AATG Level 3 19 AATG Level 4 14 These tests are provided by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), the official organization for German teachers in ...

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Brea/Anaheim Hills: Upcoming A2 exam dates April

Hello Deutsche Schule Brea/Anaheim Hills Parents, At this time, we are in the process of registering your child for the upcoming A2 test next month. The testing will be on the following dates. Your child’s teacher (Herr Alex and Frau Lauren) will be working with your child this Saturday to help prepare them for the ...

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Deutscher Kindertag 2015

Fun for kids at our annual Kindertag with Thor’s Reptile Family, singing with Livia and crafts with Silvia.

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German Immersion Camp 2015

Once again, this year we will be hosting our Camp at the beautiful Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center.

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Catchy German Slogan Contest 2015

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Multilingualism is the norm in most of the world and we believe that children who speak and write more than one language will be better prepared for life in the 21st century with its growing global economy. The best way to master another language is to start learning at an early age.

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