Plan Your Summer of Fun!
Options for all students,
incoming K through 12th grade!
Full-Day Child Care
Kids Care Summer Adventure is a licensed child care program available on weekdays from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Socialize, play outside, and explore STEAM through crafts, games, and off-site field trips.
Grades K – 5
Weeklong enrichment camps for students interested in music, art, robotics, performance, technology, and more. Learn a new skill, ignite a passion, and challenge your mind!
Grades K – 8
High School Courses
Complete a yearlong class and earn credits toward graduation in just six weeks! Enroll in a math, science, or Spanish course!
Grades 7 – 12
Our Summer Programs
Summer Adventure | Grades K-5
Join Carlsbad Kids Care, a high-quality, licensed program for weeklong adventures! Connect with new friends, play outside, and explore STEAM through crafts, games, and off-site field trips.
Enrichment Camps | Grades K-8
Learn a new skill, ignite a passion, and challenge your mind! Join us for more than 60 enrichment camps in music, art, robotics, performance, technology, and more!
Summer Academy | Grades 7-12
Make room in your schedule for electives. Students entering grades 7-12 can finish a full year of P.E., math, science, or Spanish in just six weeks!
All proceeds from the Carlsbad Educational Foundation’s summer programs help fund enriching experiences in Music, STEAM, and innovation for every Carlsbad public school student!
Summer Program Information
Cancellations and Refunds
If any summer program is canceled by the Carlsbad Educational Foundation, a full refund will be available or a change of schedule may be made with no processing fee. The Carlsbad Educational Foundation respects the fact that life is unpredictable and that it may become necessary for you to withdraw from a summer program. In consideration to life’s uncertainties, we offer the following refund policies:
Receive a 75% refund when cancellation is submitted in writing at least two weeks before the upcoming Summer Adventure. No credit or refund if canceled within two weeks of your scheduled start date. The $75 registration fee for Carlsbad Kids Care Summer Adventure is non-refundable and non-transferable. Cancellations in writing must be submitted via email to Carlsbad Kids Care: KidsCare@CarlsbadEd.org.
Receive a 75% refund when cancellation is submitted in writing at least two weeks before any half-day enrichment camp. Full-day enrichment camps must be canceled within four weeks of the start date for a 75% refund. No credit or refund if canceling within two weeks of a camp start date. You may transfer a purchased enrichment camp to another enrichment camp of the same price for no additional charge. Cancellations must be submitted via email to EnrichmentPrograms@CarlsbadEd.org.
Once a class has begun, students may withdraw by completing a Withdrawal Request Form, available online here. You may also request a withdrawal form by emailing SummerAcademy@CarlsbadEd.org. Final approval for dropping a class will be given by the Carlsbad Educational Foundation.
All enrollment cancellations and refund requests must be submitted through the Cancellation/Drop Request Form found online here.
Refunds are issued based on the schedule listed below:
Prior to May 3: Full refund minus a $25 processing fee
Between May 4 – May 17: 50% refund minus a $25 processing fee
May 18 and after: No refund
Any change of schedule may incur an additional $25 processing fee.
Carlsbad Educational Foundation awards financial assistance for Enrichment Camps and Summer Academy. A percentage of tuition assistance is discounted based on financial need and availability. Guardians must apply by the deadline assigned for each program. Applying for financial aid does not guarantee any financial aid will be awarded.
Financial Aid Deadlines
Round 1: March 7 – April 30, 2022 at 5 p.m.
Round 1 applicants will be notified by May 13
Round 2: May 1 – May 31, 2022 at 5 p.m.
Round 2 applicants will be notified by June 10
Applications received after May 31 will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Deadline: May 3, 2024, at 5 p.m.