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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OUR EVENTS

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7
May

Kinderfest und Maifest 2017

The Phoenix Klubgarten 1340 S. Sanderson Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806
May 7, 2017

The Phoenix Club in Anaheim is hosting our annual Mai und Kinderfest on May 7, 2017. 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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25
Jun

German Immersion Camp – Summer 2017

Irvine Ranch, Orange CA
June 25, 2017

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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8
Apr

Written Testing for DSD I Language Exam

Temple City School
Various
04/08/2017

Written testing for the DSD I Language Exam will be held at our Temple City School location on April 8th. Enrollment for the test is now closed. For more information, please contact our office at 562-693-0223.

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1
Apr

Oral Testing for DSD I Language Exam

Temple City School
Various
04/01/2017

Oral testing for the DSD I test will be held at our Temple City School location on April 1st. Enrollment for the test is now closed. For more information, please contact our office at 562-693-0223.

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6
Feb

German After School in Encinitas

Various Elementary Schools in Encinitas
2:25 - 3:25 pm
02/06/2017

Be cool  – learn German after school! At The Following Locations: Capri Elementary Mondays from 2:25 – 3:25 pm                     February 6th, 2017  through June 5th, 2017     Flora Vista Elementary Wednesdays from 2:25 – 3:25 pm                 February 8th, ...

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21
Jan

Beginning German and A2 Prep in Rancho Penasquitos!

San Diego - Rancho Perasquitos
9 am - 12 pm
01/21/2017

San Diego – Rancho Penasquitos Campus Saturdays: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Classes start 1/21/2017 and end 5/13/2017 Beginning German a. (ages 6 to 8 years old) b. (ages 9 to 12 years old) A2 Prep Each course includes fifteen 3-hour classes for only $325!!! Quentz Bilingual Academy 9840 La Tortola Ct. San Diego, CA 92129 Directions E-mail: SanDiego@gasaschool.org ...

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OUR NEWS

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German Immersion Summer Camp 2017

June 25th – June 30th Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center

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Come Celebrate the Holidays with Us!

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Classes starting soon in SAN DIEGO!

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German Language Diploma holders honored at the Goethe Institut LA on September 10 – Congratulations to All

Last Saturday, September 10, was not only the first day of instruction for most GASA schools, but also the presentation of hard earned German Language Diplomas, graciously hosted by the Goethe Institut in Los Angeles. 36 students had passed the A2/B1 (DSD1) exam and 10 the B2/C1 (DSD2) this year.   18 of these students ...

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Sommer Camp 2016

GASA Sommer Camp 2016 Bericht

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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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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 Encinitas, Northridge and Ventura schools. To learn more, contact our School Director at Encinitas@gasaschool.org,  Northridge@gasaschool.org or Ventura@gasaschool.org

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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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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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