Programs

Camp Fire San Diego offers an exciting variety of programs throughout the year:

CAMPS & OUTDOOR EDUCATION

Overnight/resident camps, day camps, grief camps, inclusion camps, environmental education—all are welcome, and there is something for everyone.

TEEN SERVICE & LEADERSHIP

Between Teens in Action, and Counselor-in-Training (CIT), we not only activate teens but intentionally seek their valuable feedback in all we do.

Wholesome and fun camp experiences are what make Camp CaHiTo one of the most popular camps around. Activities include hiking, archery, arts and crafts, games, sports and more!

When children attend Camp CaHiTo Day Camps, they discover an amazing 7.5-acre reserve in Balboa Park. We use the Camp Fire curriculum to facilitate outdoor games, songs, skits, and self-growth skills. Camp CaHiTo has Camps running throughout the year for children ages 3 and up.

CAMP & OUTDOOR

We believe in the power of nature to awaken the senses and the desire to learn. Our camp and outdoor programs allow kids and teens to unplug from technology for a full week (or more!) and explore, grow, challenge themselves, make new friends, get out of their comfort zone, gain confidence, and make powerful memories that will have an impact on their lives.

Whether it’s overnight/resident camp, day camp, or environmental education, we teach critical life skills and offer activities like swimming, archery, hiking, canoeing, ropes courses, crafts, sports, theater, etc.

We encourage campers to make their own decisions, have fun, and seek adventure—with our highly trained, caring staff by their side every step of the way.

TEEN SERVICE & LEADERSHIP

There’s almost nothing more inspiring than seeing young people who are ready to shape the world and make a difference—it’s this energy we love to harness through our teen service and leadership programs. We work to provide impactful community service opportunities and leadership programs that will help teens gain valuable experiences, develop important life skills, and become engaged citizens now.

Counselor-in-Training (CIT)

Our CIT program prepares youth aged 16 and older for leadership roles at our camps. These are significant personal and early professional development opportunities. Camp Fire CITs will get the most from their camp experience as they develop valuable career skills, such as:

  • Managing to Others’ Strengths
  • Teamwork
  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Crisis Management
  • Life, Social, and Emotional Skills for Success