Field Day Friday Info

A huge thank you to NEST for providing for the Camp CaHiTo experience!

Please note that Fridays are still independent study days and that Field Day Friday is optional. Teachers still assign weekly independent study work for each student that must be turned in regardless of Friday participation.

**UPDATE: All children attending Field Day Fridays must put a credit card on file with Camp CaHiTo to ensure payment for any late pickups. Please click here. The cost is $5 to sign up.

  • Location: Camp CaHiTo, 3101 Balboa Dr., San Diego, 92103 (some GPS systems give the wrong directions, make sure you are searching for “Camp Fire San Diego” location and note that Balboa Dr is off of 6th Ave and Upas.
  • On-site phone for Camp CaHiTo is (619) 291-8985 and if you cannot reach anyone and it’s an emergency, call Sarah at (619) 886-4343
  • Field Day Friday Times: 8:30-12pm. Gates close at 8:45am and students arriving after that time will not be admitted without prior authorization.
  • Drop off/Pick Up –Balboa Dr. is one way and there will be a coned-off zone for drive up drop-off/pick up
    • Drive-through zone- no parking in the drop-off/pick-up zone but street parking before or after the zone is ok. Curbside exit please
    • Map of Drop off / Pick Up and Facility attached
  • Carpool option **Sparrow is not responsible for carpooling
    • There is a carpool link to be used specifically for Field Day Fridays. You may add a trip, either from your home to Balboa Park, or from the school to Balboa Park, and you will be notified if there is another parent wanting to be matched with you. We hope it is helpful!
    • Parents must coordinate between themselves where to meet and return (whether at individual homes or at campus) and how to hand off car seats. Meeting to depart/return to/from La Mesa campus is available.
    • Car seats may be left at Field Day Friday location if properly labeled with student’s first and last name.
  • Before and After-Care families have several options—
    • On Site –This year Camp CaHiTo staff will provide on-site before/after care 7-8:15 and 12-3 or 12-6pm
      • Camp CaHiTo Flyer
      • Click here to sign up
    • Off Site—Open Minds is not at Camp CaHiTo this year
      • Open Minds will provide Friday childcare at their beautiful Kensington Facility –all day or half-days. This does not include experiencing Camp CaHiTo but it will still be very experiential and aligning with Waldorf activities.
      • They are able to offer an affordable option if they can get at least 6 students to participate
      • is the website, contact Christine at [email protected]
    • Off Site –Art and Cooking Camp in La Mesa by two Sparrow parents – Click here for camp flyer.
  • What to Bring – Sparrow shirts, athletic shoes or sneakers, hats, water bottles, snack, and sunscreen!

We hope students will enjoy the Field Day Friday experience!

Printable Field Day Friday Camp Cahito Map

Field Day Friday Camp Cahito Map