Camp Winthers

SJEF is pleased to actively support Camp Winthers. Camp Winthers supports hands on learing opportunities for students in the San Juan Unified School District particularly in the areas of science, technology, and visual and performing arts in an atmosphere of adventure and fun. Learn more about how you can help support Camp Winthers.

An Evening with the STARS

Join us on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Rio Americano's new Performance and Academic Center for the 11th annual Evening with the STARS: An elegant evening celebrating excellence in education. 2017 Hall of Fame Honorees include: actress Merrin Dungey, ABC Entertainment Group President Channing Dungey, and Jefferson Starship/Starship; Grammy-nominated solo artist Craig Chaquico.

Camp Winthers on "Inside California Education"

"Inside California Education" is a new public television series that explores the challenges, issues, and stories of public education. The program is currently airing throughout the State of California on public television stations. Camp Winthers was featured on "Inside California Education" on May 3rd on KVIE. The links to the show and segment are now online:
PBS link
YouTube link

Race for the STARS

Thank you to the runners, walkers, and sponsors who participated in the 7th annual Race for the STARS 5k/walk on April 23, 2017. 


Teacher Grants

STARS teacher grants are now available quarterly. For more information, see Apply for a Grant. And remember to post your Wish Upon STARS page for any classroom needs.

You Can Help

The San Juan Education Foundation is partnering with ReUseIt, a community based recycling service. When you drop off your household donations at a ReUseIt center, your donations will raise money for direct-to-teacher grants available to all SJUSD schools.

7770 Auburn Blvd, Citrus Heights [map]
Drive-Thru Center - Attendant Assistance

6328 Fair Oaks Blvd, Carmichael [map]
Behind Thrift Town - Attendant Assistance

Schools interested in having a collection site on their campus through this program can have money designated directly for their school. For more information about this opportunity, contact ReUseIt. See the ReUseIt Flyer.

Use this link: (bookmark it!) and shop like you normally would and a portion of your purchase is donated automatically to SJEF. Learn more.

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