Resident Camp

Resident Camps

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A chance for New and seasoned “CaHiToites” to try something new and different. Activities at our Resident Camp will include Kayaking, Cookouts, Archery, Arts & Crafts, Rock Climbing, Orienteering, Nature Lore, Drama, Swimming, Hip Hop Dance and more.


What Makes Us Unique?

  • Quality programs & caring staff
  • Inclusive program
  • Traditional Resident Camp programming that offers a range of activities
  • Affordable sessions
  • Focus on camper choice and kid-planning
  • Small groups and high staff ratio
  • Awesome & Unique Wall Tent Accommodations
  • ACA Accreditation and excellent safety record
  • We serve boys and girls 7-16 years old
  • Transportation to all off-site Activities from Camp CaHiTo Resident Camp
  • Beautiful natural setting with 7 acres of privacy and surrounded by Balboa Park

Pricing Includes:

  • Special Resident Camp T-shirt
  • Transportation to & from CaHiTo day camp
  • All activities, climbing wall, canoeing, archery, etc
  • All meals and boarding
  • and FUN!


Camp CaHiTo Resident - Sleepaway Camp is perfect for the first time and experienced campers alike! Participate in exciting activities like no other each morning.  Including, hiking Mission Trails, Snorkeling with Leopard Sharks (the harmless ones), Rock Climbing, Extreme Adventure Courses and more. Then, each afternoon campers can choose from traditional camp activities and electives such as fort building, archery, art & crafts and more.  Our CaHiTo Resident Camp also showcases our most popular activities, games, and traditions such as our animal party, star gazing, archery, movie night, swimming and game night. See our Tentative Schedule below.

General Information

Camp CaHiTo Resident Camp is located at 3101 Balboa Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 on the west side of Balboa Park. Drop off begins Monday from 8:00 am - 8:30 am. And pick up at the end of the week is from 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm.  We will offer extended hours for a nominal additional fee; Monday morning extended hours start at 7:00 am and after hours on Friday ends promptly at 6:00 pm. A snack will be provided during the extended hours.

Our staff works hard to ensure an age-appropriate, inclusive, supervised, and fun camp experience for each and every camper. At Camp CaHiTo Resident Camp we sleep in Wall Tent's. Each Wall Tent sleeps up to 10 campers, and our adjacent to the bathroom and near our individual showers. Camp CaHiTo is accredited by the American Camp Association, following over 300 national standards for health and safety, and has an on-call nurse and director team available 24/7 during the camp program.

At Camp CaHiTo, we work hard with each camper to help them get the most out of their camp experience. Whether we are developing new skills such as independence and teamwork through a shared living environment; discovering new passions with the choice of dozens of electives, or making new friends while playing games and making jokes in the cabins. Camp CaHiTo is a great place to learn new skills while having an absolute blast!

What campers should bring to Camp

  • coming soon

Camp Groupings

(Age of Camper at start of Camp)
Starflight: 7 years old
Adventure: 8-10 years old
Discovery: 11-13 years old
Horizon: 14-16 years old

If you have additional questions about our Resident Camp, check out our frequently asked questions, and/or contact our office staff at 619-291-8985 or email [email protected].

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