The Community Education Staff welcomes all students to participate in BASE classes at your Capistrano Unified School District school-site. Join your friends, and experience a variety of classes right at your own school!

Parents, complement your students' curriculum with after-school enrichment classes! Saddleback College Community Education, in partnership with Capistrano Unified School District, offers a variety of classes including (but not limited to): art, chess, coding, dance, language, LEGO, magic, moving making, music, theater, science, self-publishing, sports, and writing. Our one-hour classes are scheduled 5 minutes after the dismissal bell to allow your child to end the day with fun and interactive activities!

Before and After-School Enrichment 2023-2024

Registration opens August 1, 2023:

  • Session 1: August 28, 2023 - October 26, 2023
  • Session 2: November 6, 2023 - January 18, 2023

Registration opens December 26, 2023:

  • Session 3: January 22, 2024 - March 21, 2024
  • Session 4: March 25, 2024 - May 23, 2024


View the BASE 2023-2024 Calendar

Brochures are coming soon!

  • BASE Fall 2023 Session 1 & 2 Brochure
  • BASE Spring 2024 Session 3 & 4 Brochure


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Remember to register early! Classes that do not meet minimum enrollment by the week prior to the class start date will be canceled. Online registration closes at midnight prior to the start of the first class.

Same Day Registration Policy: You may call our office at (949) 582-4646 to register for a class on the day it begins. NOTE: Same-day registration closes at noon on the day the class begins. All students registered after noon on the day the class begins will not be able to attend the first class, but will begin attending on the next scheduled class date.

Cancellation Policy:

  • To withdraw from a class or event, please call our office at least three (3) full business days before the start date.
  • An electronic voucher for the amount will remain on your account for one (1) year.
  • There are no refunds when you withdraw from a class or event. Material fees are not refundable.
  • Missed classes are NOT eligible for reimbursement.
  • No make-up classes or refunds for biological accidents or acts of nature.

Interested in teaching your own Before and After School Enrichment program? Have a special hobby, passion, or skill you’d like to share? Click here to submit a program proposal

Participating Elementary Schools

NOTE: All schools marked with an asterisk (*) only offer classes for grades 1-5.

  • Arroyo Vista
  • Bathgate*
  • Canyon Vista
  • Carl Hankey
  • Castille
  • Chaparral
  • Clarence Lobo
  • Concordia
  • Del Obispo
  • Don Juan Avila
  • Esencia*
  • George White
  • Harold Ambuehl
  • Hidden Hills*
  • John S. Malcom
  • Ladera Ranch*
  • Laguna Niguel*
  • Las Flores
  • Las Palmas*
  • Marian Bergeson*
  • Moulton*
  • Oak Grove
  • Oso Grande*
  • Palisades
  • Philip Reilly
  • San Juan
  • Tijeras Creek
  • Truman Benedict
  • Viejo
  • Vista Del Mar
  • Wagon Wheel*
  • Wood Canyon