German-American School
of Palo Alto

P.O. Box 50942
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 520-3646

Saturday Class Location
475 Pope Street
Menlo Park CA 94025
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Welcome to the
German-American School of Palo Alto
Saturday School

Welcome to our German School! We are excited that you are interested in our Saturday School Program and/or Summer Camp Program. Feel free to peruse our website to get an inside view of our school life. We hope that we will be able to answer your questions. However for additional inquiries, we can also be reached by mail, e-mail or telephone.

If you would like to get to know our school in person, you are welcome to visit the campus, and we would be happy to meet with you in person any Saturday, school is in session! It is best if you let us know ahead of time when you would like to come. Staff, board members, and parents are always available to answer any questions you might have. Classroom visits can also be arranged.

» Learn More About Our School Here!

Welcome to "GASPA-PM"

In addition to our camp program, we offer an extended care program, which we now call "GASPA-PM". 
This is a supplemental program which is available only during our 4-week camp program and is only open to students enrolled in our summer school camp program.

Extended care is available from 2-6pm. Additionally, we also offer extended care, before camp from 8-9am. All fees are now flat rates, we no longer charge by the hour.
Pricing information is available under Pricing & Registration.

You can sign up for extended care three different ways:

  • GASPA-PM from 2-6pm for the entire camp period for a single flat rate  (1-4 weeks)
  • GASPA-PM from 2-6pm for single days of your choice. (billed weekly)
  • Morning Drop in from 8-9am for days of your choice. (billed weekly)

Program Description:

Following the more structured and theme oriented summer school camp program, GASPA-PM offers opportunities to relax and choose between more singular activities such as reading and playing alone and group activities such as exploring the grounds outside with other children. In addition to this, in the afternoon, one to two planned and assisted activities will be offered for children present who are interested in participating. These activities include, but are not limited to: being read to, cooking, crafts, building, board games, group games, as well as movement, water or sand games. German language is still an integral part of the GASPA-PM program with the teachers and assistants all speaking German. However, the use of German by students will be more relaxed compared to the summer school camp program in the morning.

The GASPA-PM program is lead by a team of experienced and qualified adults, which dependent on demand, is supported further by assistants. Regardless if inside or out, the children are always under adult supervision by one or more of our team members. The number of staff on our GASPA-PM team is dependent upon the number of children registered.

As with our summer school camp program, German is the official program language. Everything will take place in German.

Children are required to bring their own food and drink for the afternoon.


Jobs & Employment Opportunities »

We are looking for German Language Teachers for all ages and levels (Pre-K through adult) for our German Saturday School Program in Menlo Park.

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