Specialty Camps

Specialty Day Camps

Experience something different at CaHiTo with our Specialty Day Camp Programs. Themes include Jr. Ranger, Archery, Wizardry of Chemistry, Art, and more.

Click the theme you're interested below for more information about these exciting camps.

Program

A typical day begins with all Campers meeting at their assigned Camp Sites.

All Campers will be in small groups of children of the same age, with whom they will spend the entire session. Camp CaHiTo is a “group-centered” camp – meaning that our campers have the same counselor and peer group for the duration the camp session. Group-centered camping gives children the best opportunity to experience the powerful feeling of belonging, to make and keep new friends, and to connect with their counselors.

Our Specialty Programs includes a minimum of 1.5 - 2 hours a day of Specialty specific programming. They will also participate in daily traditional camp activities, all of which are age-appropriate games, hikes, and more determined by their counselors to fit the theme of the week and what the group likes to do. Activities include Archery, Hiking, Low Ropes, Swimming, Art and Crafts, Fort Building, Organized Games and more.

We invite you and your child to come and check us out at one of our Upcoming Meet & Greets.

Feb
17
Fri
Amazing Day Camp (during COVID) 1-Day
Feb 17 all-day

Campers will participate in various activities- age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Currently, we have limited Camp programming for children between the ages of 3 and 13.

Click on the links below for more information.

Program

A typical day begins with all Campers meeting at their assigned Camp Sites. All Campers will be in small groups of children of the same age, with whom they will spend the entire session. The camper Staff ratio will be 2:16. Camp CaHiTo is a “group-centered” camp – meaning that our campers have the same counselor and peer group for the camp session. Group-centered camping gives children the best opportunity to experience the powerful feeling of belonging, to make and keep new friends, and to connect with their counselors.

Campers participate in various activities, including age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Sample Schedule

General Information

Camp CaHiTo is located at 3101 Balboa Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The west side of Balboa Park is conveniently located in Balboa Park near I-5 and the 163 freeways. We will have three drop-off and pick-up times; please check your registration for the appropriate times.

Camp Hours – Group A 7:30 am – 4:00 pm / Group B 8:00 am – 4:30 pm / Group C 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

What campers should bring to Camp

  • Campers should bring lunch and snacks. Refrigeration is not available; please do not send perishable foods. (Camp will not be providing a snack, and the Snack Shack will be closed)
  • A Water bottle with your camper’s names on it. Drinking fountains will be available, along with water stations will be available to refill bottles.
  • Comfortable play clothes, as campers, WILL get dirty.
  • Closed-toed shoes and socks are required. No sandals or open-back shoes.
  • A hat or cap and sunscreen. Parents should apply sunscreen before campers arrive at Camp in the morning.

Camp Groupings

(Age of Camper at start of Camp)

Little Stars: 3-5 years old

Starflight: 5-7 years old

Adventure: 8-10 years old

Discovery: 11-13 years old

Health and Safety

Camp Fire San Diego – Camp CaHiTo continues to follow guidance from federal, state, and local authorities, the American Camp Association, and public health departments at the State and County levels to keep our campers and staff populations safe and healthy. Our campers and staff’s safety and health are always the highest priority. We have always taken great care to develop and maintain medical practices to address various infectious diseases, both common and rare.

We will continually be updating our policy as additional COVID-19 guidance is provided. Camp Cancellations will be made in accordance with public health authorities’ guidelines and other considerations. We will follow all directives to reduce exposure at Camp and continue to update you if the public health department decides on: quarantines, Camp closures, and exclusion policies.

While Camp might look a little different this year, we hope campers find the same high-quality programming they have come to love at Camp CaHiTo.

COVID-19 Policies and Guidance cont.

Policy & Guidance
Sample Schedules
Camp Info

Camp Fire SD Membership

All campers must be Camp Fire SD members for $25. Benefits include but are not limited to Member Only Discounts, Newsletters, and Events. Membership is valid for 365 days.

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

Feb
20
Mon
Amazing Day Camp (during COVID) 1-Day
Feb 20 all-day

Campers will participate in various activities- age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Currently, we have limited Camp programming for children between the ages of 3 and 13.

Click on the links below for more information.

Program

A typical day begins with all Campers meeting at their assigned Camp Sites. All Campers will be in small groups of children of the same age, with whom they will spend the entire session. The camper Staff ratio will be 2:16. Camp CaHiTo is a “group-centered” camp – meaning that our campers have the same counselor and peer group for the camp session. Group-centered camping gives children the best opportunity to experience the powerful feeling of belonging, to make and keep new friends, and to connect with their counselors.

Campers participate in various activities, including age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Sample Schedule

General Information

Camp CaHiTo is located at 3101 Balboa Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The west side of Balboa Park is conveniently located in Balboa Park near I-5 and the 163 freeways. We will have three drop-off and pick-up times; please check your registration for the appropriate times.

Camp Hours – Group A 7:30 am – 4:00 pm / Group B 8:00 am – 4:30 pm / Group C 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

What campers should bring to Camp

  • Campers should bring lunch and snacks. Refrigeration is not available; please do not send perishable foods. (Camp will not be providing a snack, and the Snack Shack will be closed)
  • A Water bottle with your camper’s names on it. Drinking fountains will be available, along with water stations will be available to refill bottles.
  • Comfortable play clothes, as campers, WILL get dirty.
  • Closed-toed shoes and socks are required. No sandals or open-back shoes.
  • A hat or cap and sunscreen. Parents should apply sunscreen before campers arrive at Camp in the morning.

Camp Groupings

(Age of Camper at start of Camp)

Little Stars: 3-5 years old

Starflight: 5-7 years old

Adventure: 8-10 years old

Discovery: 11-13 years old

Health and Safety

Camp Fire San Diego – Camp CaHiTo continues to follow guidance from federal, state, and local authorities, the American Camp Association, and public health departments at the State and County levels to keep our campers and staff populations safe and healthy. Our campers and staff’s safety and health are always the highest priority. We have always taken great care to develop and maintain medical practices to address various infectious diseases, both common and rare.

We will continually be updating our policy as additional COVID-19 guidance is provided. Camp Cancellations will be made in accordance with public health authorities’ guidelines and other considerations. We will follow all directives to reduce exposure at Camp and continue to update you if the public health department decides on: quarantines, Camp closures, and exclusion policies.

While Camp might look a little different this year, we hope campers find the same high-quality programming they have come to love at Camp CaHiTo.

COVID-19 Policies and Guidance cont.

Policy & Guidance
Sample Schedules
Camp Info

Camp Fire SD Membership

All campers must be Camp Fire SD members for $25. Benefits include but are not limited to Member Only Discounts, Newsletters, and Events. Membership is valid for 365 days.

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

Winter Camps (during COVID) 5-Day Week
Feb 20 – Feb 24 all-day

Campers will participate in various activities- age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Currently, we have limited Camp programming for children between the ages of 3 and 13.

Click on the links below for more information.

Program

A typical day begins with all Campers meeting at their assigned Camp Sites. All Campers will be in small groups of children of the same age, with whom they will spend the entire session. The camper Staff ratio will be 2:16. Camp CaHiTo is a “group-centered” camp – meaning that our campers have the same counselor and peer group for the camp session. Group-centered camping gives children the best opportunity to experience the powerful feeling of belonging, to make and keep new friends, and to connect with their counselors.

Campers participate in various activities, including age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Sample Schedule

General Information

Camp CaHiTo is located at 3101 Balboa Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The west side of Balboa Park is conveniently located in Balboa Park near I-5 and the 163 freeways. We will have three drop-off and pick-up times; please check your registration for the appropriate times.

Camp Hours – Group A 7:30 am – 4:00 pm / Group B 8:00 am – 4:30 pm / Group C 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

What campers should bring to Camp

  • Campers should bring lunch and snacks. Refrigeration is not available; please do not send perishable foods. (Camp will not be providing a snack, and the Snack Shack will be closed)
  • A Water bottle with your camper’s names on it. Drinking fountains will be available, along with water stations will be available to refill bottles.
  • Comfortable play clothes, as campers, WILL get dirty.
  • Closed-toed shoes and socks are required. No sandals or open-back shoes.
  • A hat or cap and sunscreen. Parents should apply sunscreen before campers arrive at Camp in the morning.

Camp Groupings

(Age of Camper at start of Camp)

Little Stars: 3-5 years old

Starflight: 5-7 years old

Adventure: 8-10 years old

Discovery: 11-13 years old

Health and Safety

Camp Fire San Diego – Camp CaHiTo continues to follow guidance from federal, state, and local authorities, the American Camp Association, and public health departments at the State and County levels to keep our campers and staff populations safe and healthy. Our campers and staff’s safety and health are always the highest priority. We have always taken great care to develop and maintain medical practices to address various infectious diseases, both common and rare.

We will continually be updating our policy as additional COVID-19 guidance is provided. Camp Cancellations will be made in accordance with public health authorities’ guidelines and other considerations. We will follow all directives to reduce exposure at Camp and continue to update you if the public health department decides on: quarantines, Camp closures, and exclusion policies.

While Camp might look a little different this year, we hope campers find the same high-quality programming they have come to love at Camp CaHiTo.

COVID-19 Policies and Guidance cont.

Policy & Guidance
Sample Schedules
Camp Info

Camp Fire SD Membership

All campers must be Camp Fire SD members for $25. Benefits include but are not limited to Member Only Discounts, Newsletters, and Events. Membership is valid for 365 days.

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

Mar
6
Mon
Winter Camps (during COVID) 5-Day Week
Mar 6 – Mar 10 all-day

Campers will participate in various activities- age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Currently, we have limited Camp programming for children between the ages of 3 and 13.

Click on the links below for more information.

Program

A typical day begins with all Campers meeting at their assigned Camp Sites. All Campers will be in small groups of children of the same age, with whom they will spend the entire session. The camper Staff ratio will be 2:16. Camp CaHiTo is a “group-centered” camp – meaning that our campers have the same counselor and peer group for the camp session. Group-centered camping gives children the best opportunity to experience the powerful feeling of belonging, to make and keep new friends, and to connect with their counselors.

Campers participate in various activities, including age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Sample Schedule

General Information

Camp CaHiTo is located at 3101 Balboa Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The west side of Balboa Park is conveniently located in Balboa Park near I-5 and the 163 freeways. We will have three drop-off and pick-up times; please check your registration for the appropriate times.

Camp Hours – Group A 7:30 am – 4:00 pm / Group B 8:00 am – 4:30 pm / Group C 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

What campers should bring to Camp

  • Campers should bring lunch and snacks. Refrigeration is not available; please do not send perishable foods. (Camp will not be providing a snack, and the Snack Shack will be closed)
  • A Water bottle with your camper’s names on it. Drinking fountains will be available, along with water stations will be available to refill bottles.
  • Comfortable play clothes, as campers, WILL get dirty.
  • Closed-toed shoes and socks are required. No sandals or open-back shoes.
  • A hat or cap and sunscreen. Parents should apply sunscreen before campers arrive at Camp in the morning.

Camp Groupings

(Age of Camper at start of Camp)

Little Stars: 3-5 years old

Starflight: 5-7 years old

Adventure: 8-10 years old

Discovery: 11-13 years old

Health and Safety

Camp Fire San Diego – Camp CaHiTo continues to follow guidance from federal, state, and local authorities, the American Camp Association, and public health departments at the State and County levels to keep our campers and staff populations safe and healthy. Our campers and staff’s safety and health are always the highest priority. We have always taken great care to develop and maintain medical practices to address various infectious diseases, both common and rare.

We will continually be updating our policy as additional COVID-19 guidance is provided. Camp Cancellations will be made in accordance with public health authorities’ guidelines and other considerations. We will follow all directives to reduce exposure at Camp and continue to update you if the public health department decides on: quarantines, Camp closures, and exclusion policies.

While Camp might look a little different this year, we hope campers find the same high-quality programming they have come to love at Camp CaHiTo.

COVID-19 Policies and Guidance cont.

Policy & Guidance
Sample Schedules
Camp Info

Camp Fire SD Membership

All campers must be Camp Fire SD members for $25. Benefits include but are not limited to Member Only Discounts, Newsletters, and Events. Membership is valid for 365 days.

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

Mar
27
Mon
Adventure Trek Specialty Camp @ Camp CaHiTo
Mar 27 – Mar 31 all-day

For Campers 6-10 years old.

Adventure Trek is going to keep you moving! During the week, we will be trekking through Balboa park, doing some Geocaching which is an outdoor recreational activity in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers called “geocaches” or “caches,” anywhere in the world. Groups will create their trails, using GPS and finding and hiding their geocache treasure! Campers will have to think quickly to determine where the trails will lead.

Although it is a Speciality Camp, campers also will get to do all of the other awesome activities CaHiTo has to offer, including hiking, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, organized games, climbing wall (allowing that the camper is eight and up at the start of the program) and much more.

>>>Learn More


Program

A typical day begins with all Campers meeting at their assigned Camp Sites. All Campers will be in small groups of children of the same age, with whom they will spend the entire session. The camper Staff ratio will be 2:16. Camp CaHiTo is a “group-centered” camp – meaning that our campers have the same counselor and peer group for the camp session. Group-centered camping gives children the best opportunity to experience the powerful feeling of belonging, to make and keep new friends, and to connect with their counselors.

Campers participate in various activities, including age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Sample Schedule

General Information

Camp CaHiTo is located at 3101 Balboa Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The west side of Balboa Park is conveniently located in Balboa Park near I-5 and the 163 freeways. We will have three drop-off and pick-up times; please check your registration for the appropriate times.

Camp Hours – Group A 7:30 am – 4:00 pm / Group B 8:00 am – 4:30 pm / Group C 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

What campers should bring to Camp

  • Campers should bring lunch and snacks. Refrigeration is not available; please do not send perishable foods. (Camp will not be providing a snack, and the Snack Shack will be closed)
  • A Water bottle with your camper’s names on it. Drinking fountains will not be available, but water stations will be available to refill bottles.
  • Comfortable play clothes, as campers, WILL get dirty.
  • Closed-toed shoes and socks are required. No sandals or open-back shoes.
  • A hat or cap and sunscreen. Parents should apply sunscreen before campers arrive at Camp in the morning.

Camp Groupings

(Age of Camper at start of Camp)

Little Stars: 3-5 years old

Starflight: 5-7 years old

Adventure: 8-10 years old

Discovery: 11-13 years old

Health and Safety

Camp Fire San Diego – Camp CaHiTo continues to follow guidance from federal, state, and local authorities, the American Camp Association, and advice from public health departments at the State and County levels to keep our campers and staff populations safe and healthy. Our campers and staff’s safety and health are always the highest priority. We have always taken great care to develop and maintain medical practices to address various infectious diseases, both common and rare.

We will continually be updating our policy as additional COVID-19 guidance is provided. Camp Cancellations will be made by public health authorities guidelines and other considerations. We will follow all directives to reduce exposure at Camp and continue to update you if the public health department decides on: quarantines, Camp closures, and exclusion policies.

While Camp might look a little different this year, we hope campers find the same high-quality programming they have come to love at Camp CaHiTo.

COVID-19 Policies and Guidance cont.

Policy & Guidance
Sample Schedules
Camp Info

Camp Fire SD Membership

All campers must be a Camp Fire SD Member for $25. Benefits include but are not limited to Member Only Discounts, Newsletters, and Events. Membership is valid for 365 days.

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

Archery Specialty Camp @ Camp CaHiTo
Mar 27 – Mar 31 all-day

For Campers 6-10 years old.

Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow properly with Certified Archery Specialists. We will shoot at our Standard Course and Lower Field Archery Course to perfect all our learned skills. Campers will be taught all the techniques, and all equipment will be included for use.

Although it is a Speciality Camp, campers also will get to do all of the other awesome activities CaHiTo has to offer, including hiking, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, organized games, climbing wall (allowing that the Camper is 8 and up at the start of the program) and much more.

>>>Learn More


Program

A typical day begins with all Campers meeting at their assigned Camp Sites. All Campers will be in small groups of children of the same age, with whom they will spend the entire session. The camper Staff ratio will be 2:16. Camp CaHiTo is a “group-centered” camp – meaning that our campers have the same counselor and peer group for the camp session. Group-centered camping gives children the best opportunity to experience the powerful feeling of belonging, to make and keep new friends, and to connect with their counselors.

Campers participate in various activities, including age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Sample Schedule

General Information

Camp CaHiTo is located at 3101 Balboa Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The west side of Balboa Park is conveniently located in Balboa Park near I-5 and the 163 freeways. We will have three drop-off and pick-up times; please check your registration for the appropriate times.

Camp Hours – Group A 7:30 am – 4:00 pm / Group B 8:00 am – 4:30 pm / Group C 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

What campers should bring to Camp

  • Campers should bring lunch and snacks. Refrigeration is not available; please do not send perishable foods. (Camp will not be providing a snack, and the Snack Shack will be closed)
  • A Water bottle with your camper’s names on it. Drinking fountains will not be available, but water stations will be available to refill bottles.
  • Comfortable play clothes, as campers, WILL get dirty.
  • Closed-toed shoes and socks are required. No sandals or open-back shoes.
  • A hat or cap and sunscreen. Parents should apply sunscreen before campers arrive at Camp in the morning.

Camp Groupings

(Age of Camper at start of Camp)

Little Stars: 3-5 years old

Starflight: 5-7 years old

Adventure: 8-10 years old

Discovery: 11-13 years old

Health and Safety

Camp Fire San Diego – Camp CaHiTo continues to follow guidance from federal, state, and local authorities, the American Camp Association, and advice from public health departments at the State and County levels to keep our campers and staff populations safe and healthy. Our campers and staff’s safety and health are always the highest priority. We have always taken great care to develop and maintain medical practices to address various infectious diseases, both common and rare.

We will continually be updating our policy as additional COVID-19 guidance is provided. Camp Cancellations will be made by public health authorities guidelines and other considerations. We will follow all directives to reduce exposure at Camp and continue to update you if the public health department decides on: quarantines, Camp closures, and exclusion policies.

While Camp might look a little different this year, we hope campers find the same high-quality programming they have come to love at Camp CaHiTo.

COVID-19 Policies and Guidance cont.

Policy & Guidance
Sample Schedules
Camp Info

Camp Fire SD Membership

All campers must be a Camp Fire SD Member for $25. Benefits include but are not limited to Member Only Discounts, Newsletters, and Events. Membership is valid for 365 days.

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

Art Specialty Camp @ Camp CaHiTo
Mar 27 – Mar 31 all-day

For Campers 6-10 years old.

Our art camp will allow campers to get creative with their hands and imaginations. Each Day they will focus on a different art project, and at the end of the week, they will have some fun pieces to bring home!

Although it is a Speciality Camp, campers also will get to do all of the other awesome activities CaHiTo has to offer, including hiking, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, organized games, climbing wall (allowing that the Camper is eight and up at the start of the program) and much more.

>>>Learn More


Program

A typical day begins with all Campers meeting at their assigned Camp Sites. All Campers will be in small groups of children of the same age, with whom they will spend the entire session. The camper Staff ratio will be 2:16. Camp CaHiTo is a “group-centered” camp – meaning that our campers have the same counselor and peer group for the camp session. Group-centered camping gives children the best opportunity to experience the powerful feeling of belonging, to make and keep new friends, and to connect with their counselors.

Campers participate in various activities, including age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Sample Schedule

General Information

Camp CaHiTo is located at 3101 Balboa Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The west side of Balboa Park is conveniently located in Balboa Park near I-5 and the 163 freeways. We will have three drop-off and pick-up times; please check your registration for the appropriate times.

Camp Hours – Group A 7:30 am – 4:00 pm / Group B 8:00 am – 4:30 pm / Group C 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

What campers should bring to Camp

  • Campers should bring lunch and snacks. Refrigeration is not available; please do not send perishable foods. (Camp will not be providing a snack, and the Snack Shack will be closed)
  • A Water bottle with your Camper’s names on it. Drinking fountains will not be available, but water stations will be available to refill bottles.
  • Comfortable play clothes, as campers, WILL get dirty.
  • Closed-toed shoes and socks are required. No sandals or open-back shoes.
  • A hat or cap and sunscreen. Parents should apply sunscreen before campers arrive at Camp in the morning.

Camp Groupings

(Age of Camper at start of Camp)

Little Stars: 3-5 years old

Starflight: 5-7 years old

Adventure: 8-10 years old

Discovery: 11-13 years old

Health and Safety

Camp Fire San Diego – Camp CaHiTo continues to follow guidance from federal, state, and local authorities, the American Camp Association, and advice from public health departments at the State and County levels to keep our campers and staff populations safe and healthy. Our campers and staff’s safety and health are always the highest priority. We have always taken great care to develop and maintain medical practices to address various infectious diseases, both common and rare.

We will continually be updating our policy as additional COVID-19 guidance is provided. Camp Cancellations will be made by public health authorities guidelines and other considerations. We will follow all directives to reduce exposure at Camp and continue to update you if the public health department decides on: quarantines, Camp closures, and exclusion policies.

While Camp might look a little different this year, we hope campers find the same high-quality programming they have come to love at Camp CaHiTo.

COVID-19 Policies and Guidance cont.

Policy & Guidance
Sample Schedules
Camp Info

Camp Fire SD Membership

All campers must be a Camp Fire SD Member for $25. Benefits include but are not limited to Member Only Discounts, Newsletters, and Events. Membership is valid for 365 days.

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

Lego Craze @ Camp CaHiTo
Mar 27 – Mar 31 all-day

For Campers 6-10 years old.

Does your Camper have Legos on their mind? In Lego Craze, Campers will explore, imagine and create unique structures and creations independently. Creations can include games like a pinball board, mega mazes, Ultimate Build Challenges, and more.

Although it is a Speciality Camp, campers also will get to do all of the other awesome activities CaHiTo has to offer, including hiking, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, organized games, climbing wall (allowing that the Camper is 8 and up at the start of the program) and much more.

>>>Learn More


Program

A typical day begins with all Campers meeting at their assigned Camp Sites. All Campers will be in small groups of children of the same age, with whom they will spend the entire session. The camper Staff ratio will be 2:16. Camp CaHiTo is a “group-centered” camp – meaning that our campers have the same counselor and peer group for the camp session. Group-centered camping gives children the best opportunity to experience the powerful feeling of belonging, to make and keep new friends, and to connect with their counselors.

Campers participate in various activities, including age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Sample Schedule

General Information

Camp CaHiTo is located at 3101 Balboa Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The west side of Balboa Park is conveniently located in Balboa Park near I-5 and the 163 freeways. We will have three drop-off and pick-up times; please check your registration for the appropriate times.

Camp Hours – Group A 7:30 am – 4:00 pm / Group B 8:00 am – 4:30 pm / Group C 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

What campers should bring to Camp

  • Campers should bring lunch and snacks. Refrigeration is not available; please do not send perishable foods. (Camp will not be providing a snack, and the Snack Shack will be closed)
  • A Water bottle with your camper’s names on it. Drinking fountains will not be available, but water stations will be available to refill bottles.
  • Comfortable play clothes, as campers, WILL get dirty.
  • Closed-toed shoes and socks are required. No sandals or open-back shoes.
  • A hat or cap and sunscreen. Parents should apply sunscreen before campers arrive at Camp in the morning.

Camp Groupings

(Age of Camper at start of Camp)

Little Stars: 3-5 years old

Starflight: 5-7 years old

Adventure: 8-10 years old

Discovery: 11-13 years old

Health and Safety

Camp Fire San Diego – Camp CaHiTo continues to follow guidance from federal, state, and local authorities, the American Camp Association, and advice from public health departments at the State and County levels to keep our campers and staff populations safe and healthy. Our campers and staff’s safety and health are always the highest priority. We have always taken great care to develop and maintain medical practices to address various infectious diseases, both common and rare.

We will continually be updating our policy as additional COVID-19 guidance is provided. Camp Cancellations will be made by public health authorities guidelines and other considerations. We will follow all directives to reduce exposure at Camp and continue to update you if the public health department decides on: quarantines, Camp closures, and exclusion policies.

While Camp might look a little different this year, we hope campers find the same high-quality programming they have come to love at Camp CaHiTo.

COVID-19 Policies and Guidance cont.

Policy & Guidance
Sample Schedules
Camp Info

Camp Fire SD Membership

All campers must be a Camp Fire SD Member for $25. Benefits include but are not limited to Member Only Discounts, Newsletters, and Events. Membership is valid for 365 days.

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

Rockets & Flight Specialty Camp @ Camp CaHiTo
Mar 27 – Mar 31 all-day

For Campers 6-10 years old.

Rockets and Flight is a great camp to introduce campers to the world of propulsion and Flight. Will we be building rockets for NASA? No, but we will be working with some fun mentos and Alka seltzer rockets and learning how they work. Campers will also design and do drawings for rockets, as well as talk about the Flight! How can you build the best paper airplane that will go the distance? Can we create an ejection design idea for a plane that would keep the people inside safe? How do animals use the wind to fly? Can we re-create the buzzing sound of a bee? We sure can! Each day campers will have a project requiring a design phase, trial run, and launch.

Although it is a Speciality Camp, campers also will get to do all of the other awesome activities CaHiTo has to offer, including hiking, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, organized games, climbing wall (allowing that the Camper is eight and up at the start of the program) and much more.

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Program

A typical day begins with all Campers meeting at their assigned Camp Sites. All Campers will be in small groups of children of the same age, with whom they will spend the entire session. The camper Staff ratio will be 2:16. Camp CaHiTo is a “group-centered” camp – meaning that our campers have the same counselor and peer group for the camp session. Group-centered camping gives children the best opportunity to experience the powerful feeling of belonging, to make and keep new friends, and to connect with their counselors.

Campers participate in various activities, including age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Sample Schedule

General Information

Camp CaHiTo is located at 3101 Balboa Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The west side of Balboa Park is conveniently located in Balboa Park near I-5 and the 163 freeways. We will have three drop-off and pick-up times; please check your registration for the appropriate times.

Camp Hours – Group A 7:30 am – 4:00 pm / Group B 8:00 am – 4:30 pm / Group C 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

What campers should bring to Camp

  • Campers should bring lunch and snacks. Refrigeration is not available; please do not send perishable foods. (Camp will not be providing a snack, and the Snack Shack will be closed)
  • A Water bottle with your Camper’s names on it. Drinking fountains will not be available, but water stations will be available to refill bottles.
  • Comfortable play clothes, as campers, WILL get dirty.
  • Closed-toed shoes and socks are required. No sandals or open-back shoes.
  • A hat or cap and sunscreen. Parents should apply sunscreen before campers arrive at Camp in the morning.

Camp Groupings

(Age of Camper at start of Camp)

Little Stars: 3-5 years old

Starflight: 5-7 years old

Adventure: 8-10 years old

Discovery: 11-13 years old

Health and Safety

Camp Fire San Diego – Camp CaHiTo continues to follow guidance from federal, state, and local authorities, the American Camp Association, and advice from public health departments at the State and County levels to keep our campers and staff populations safe and healthy. Our campers and staff’s safety and health are always the highest priority. We have always taken great care to develop and maintain medical practices to address various infectious diseases, both common and rare.

We will continually be updating our policy as additional COVID-19 guidance is provided. Camp Cancellations will be made by public health authorities guidelines and other considerations. We will follow all directives to reduce exposure at Camp and continue to update you if the public health department decides on: quarantines, Camp closures, and exclusion policies.

While Camp might look a little different this year, we hope campers find the same high-quality programming they have come to love at Camp CaHiTo.

COVID-19 Policies and Guidance cont.

Policy & Guidance
Sample Schedules
Camp Info

Camp Fire SD Membership

All campers must be a Camp Fire SD Member for $25. Benefits include but are not limited to Member Only Discounts, Newsletters, and Events. Membership is valid for 365 days.

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

Spring Camps @ Camp Fire SD - Camp CaHiTo
Mar 27 – Mar 31 all-day

Campers will participate in various activities- age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Currently, we have limited Camp programming for children between 3 and 13.

Click on the links below for more information.

Program

A typical day begins with all Campers meeting at their assigned Camp Sites. All Campers will be in small groups of children of the same age, with whom they will spend the entire session. The camper Staff ratio will be 2:16. Camp CaHiTo is a “group-centered” camp – meaning that our campers have the same counselor and peer group for the camp session. Group-centered camping gives children the best opportunity to experience the powerful feeling of belonging, to make and keep new friends, and to connect with their counselors.

Campers participate in various activities, including age-appropriate games, hikes, and crafts determined by the counselors and what the group likes to do. Activities include Stem Activities, Archery, Hiking, Art and Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and more.

Sample Schedule

General Information

Camp CaHiTo is located at 3101 Balboa Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The west side of Balboa Park is conveniently located in Balboa Park near I-5 and the 163 freeways. We will have three drop-off and pick-up times; please check your registration for the appropriate times.

Camp Hours – Group A 7:30 am – 4:00 pm / Group B 8:00 am – 4:30 pm / Group C 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

What campers should bring to Camp

  • Campers should bring lunch and snacks. Refrigeration is not available; please do not send perishable foods. (Camp will not be providing a snack, and the Snack Shack will be closed)
  • A Water bottle with your camper’s names on it. Drinking fountains will be available, along with water stations will be available to refill bottles.
  • Comfortable play clothes, as campers, WILL get dirty.
  • Closed-toed shoes and socks are required. No sandals or open-back shoes.
  • A hat or cap and sunscreen. Parents should apply sunscreen before campers arrive at Camp in the morning.

Camp Groupings

(Age of Camper at start of Camp)

Little Stars: 3-5 years old

Starflight: 5-7 years old

Adventure: 8-10 years old

Discovery: 11-13 years old

Health and Safety

Camp Fire San Diego – Camp CaHiTo continues to follow guidance from federal, state, and local authorities, the American Camp Association, and public health departments at the State and County levels to keep our campers and staff populations safe and healthy. Our campers and staff’s safety and health are always the highest priority. We have always taken great care to develop and maintain medical practices to address various infectious diseases, both common and rare.

We will continually be updating our policy as additional COVID-19 guidance is provided. Camp Cancellations will be made following public health authorities’ guidelines and other considerations. We will follow all directives to reduce exposure at Camp and continue to update you if the public health department decides on: quarantines, Camp closures, and exclusion policies.

While Camp might look a little different this year, we hope campers find the same high-quality programming they have come to love at Camp CaHiTo.

COVID-19 Policies and Guidance cont.

Policy & Guidance
Sample Schedules
Camp Info

Camp Fire SD Membership

All campers must be Camp Fire SD members for $25. Benefits include but are not limited to Member Only Discounts, Newsletters, and Events. Membership is valid for 365 days.

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

General Information

Camp CaHiTo located at 3101 Balboa Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The west side of Balboa Park, conveniently located in Balboa Park near I-5 and the 163 freeways. Please visit Camp during COVID for current Camp info.

What campers should bring to Camp

  • A lunch. Refrigeration is not available, so do not send perishable foods. A small snack will be provided every day, or you can bring your own.
  • A Water bottle with your camper's names on it.
  • Comfortable play clothes, as campers, WILL get dirty.
  • Closed-toed shoes and socks required. No sandals or open-back shoes.
  • A hat or cap and sunscreen. Parents are required to apply lotion before camp for their child’s protection. Camp counselors are not allowed to help apply.

Camp Groupings

(Age of Camper at start of Camp)
Starflight: 5-7 years old
Adventure: 8-10 years old

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

Camp Fire SD Membership All campers must be a Camp Fire SD member for $25.Benefits include but not limited to Member Only Discounts, Newsletters, and Events. Membership is valid for 365 days. Remember when registering for future camps to use your same login credentials, Membership Fees purchased in separate family accounts are non-refundable.