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. Parent & Me classes for children 1-3 years old are currently offered in Anaheim Hills. Saturday adult classes offered in our Northridge, San Diego and Ventura schools, with a new Monday night Adult Class starting in Torrance on February 26, 2018. (Scroll down to read our post for information about this new class)

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 school year coincides with the public school calendar.

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

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Kinderfest 2018

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German Summer Camp in Encinitas

Weekdays from 9am – 1pm Beginner’s Camp: July 2-6, 2018 Advanced Camp: July 9-13, 2018 Camp forms 2018

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Adult German Language Class in Torrance

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German Immersion Summer Camp 2018

June 23rd – June 28th Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center

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Feb. 25th, 2018: Fairytale Theater Workshop

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DSD I Exam – Test Dates Confirmed

The oral test for the DSD I Language Exam will be administered on March 10th of 2018 and the written test on April 14th.

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Come Celebrate the Holidays with Us!

A number of our German Schools will be entertaining and celebrating Christmas at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim this coming Sunday, December 3rd.  (1340 S Sanderson Ave, Anaheim, CA 92806) Raise your voice in song with us, and ring in the holiday season with beautiful music, camaraderie, great food and of course beer! The festivities ...

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German-American Day 2017


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2017 Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to Temple City student Adrianna B. And South Bay student Sophia K., (shown with school director Jennifer Rieg), recipients of the 2017 Scholarships awarded by the Los Angeles Turners.

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Congratulations to our 2017 DSD I and DSD II Sprachdiplom Recipients

On Saturday, September 16th, 2017, our students received their certificates for passing the DSD I and DSD II German language exams.

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About Us

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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