Innovative Education

We help teachers bring concepts to life in ways that are not possible inside a classroom.

 Plan Your Summer of Fun!

Options available for every student entering grades K-12

Full-Day Child Care

Kids Care Summer Adventure is a high-quality, licensed student care available weekdays from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Grades K – 5

Enrichment Camps

Weeklong enrichment camps for students interested in music, art, robotics, performance, technology, and more.

Grades K – 8

Summer Academy

Earn high school credits over the summer to free up time in the school-year schedule and get ahead in school.

Grades 7 – 12

Onsite Child Care

At Every Elementary School

Our onsite before-and-after school programs supplement what’s taught in school with enriching programs, homework club, age-appropriate activities in an intimate setting with licensed staff.

Empowering Futures: Scholarships Inspire Carlsbad Students 

Carlsbad, California — Seventeen dedicated students were selected as Carlsbad Educational Foundation’s (CEF) 2024 scholarship recipients, receiving a total of $65,500 in awards. The highest award, a $10,000 scholarship, was given to Carlsbad High School graduate Sofia...

Family Honored by Mayor Blackburn for Saving Rescued Pup at Gala to Benefit Students

Carlsbad, California – City of Carlsbad Mayor Keith Blackburn, a well-known advocate for animal welfare, issued a mayoral commendation today to Mr. and Mrs. Dennis and Sara Donnelly and their children, Callan and Lilly, for saving the life of Abe, a 10-week-old,...

Dog Days of Music Are Over in Carlsbad Unified School District

Carlsbad, California – The Carlsbad Educational Foundation's (CEF) Gala to Benefit Students on May 18, 2024, was a lively night of fun and fundraising. Highlights included Carlsbad Mayor Keith Blackburn’s assistance in auctioning off ‘Captain,' a rescue dog, and...

Yachtley Crew Headlines Carlsbad’s Largest School District Fundraiser

Carlsbad, California — The Carlsbad Educational Foundation (CEF) is proud to present its third annual Gala to Benefit Students on May 18, 2024. The evening's highlight will be the much-anticipated performance by Yachtley Crew, acclaimed as 'The Titans of Soft Rock'...

First Tech Robotic Teams Compete in the 2023 League Championships

Carlsbad, California (Feb. 11, 2023) – Carlsbad and Sage Creeks high school's First Tech Challenge Robotics teams competed in their respective League Championships. Sage Creek High School’s four robotics teams competed on Saturday at the Turing League Championship...

CEF Partners with CSUSM To Provide Gifts for ASES Students

 Carlsbad Educational Foundation & Cal State San Marcos Partner to Give Carlsbad Students a Christmas to Remember Carlsbad, California (Dec. 15, 2022) – Kids Care, Carlsbad Educational Foundation's after-school care program, has partnered with California State...

Enhancing quality and choice for Carlsbad Public Schools

Carlsbad Educational Foundation’s $14.5 million investment helps elevate the education in Carlsbad Unified School District When Christine Willis and her family moved to California in 2016, the public school system was last on her list of options for her daughter to...

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