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6th Grade Camp

6th Grade Camp 2023-24
4-1-24 to 4-5-24
Cost $455

Outdoor Education ~ 6th Grade Camp Information 2024   


Just a friendly reminder that ALL camp payments and forms (including Dr. signed medical forms) are due no later than February 7, 2024 - no late exceptions will be made. Camp packets were sent home with your students January 10th & 11th. All money and forms will be collected through your students Social Studies teachers. 

Cuyamaca Outdoor School (COS)

Cuyamaca Outdoor School (COS), also known as 6th Grade Camp, has connected more than one million students with science and nature since 1946. 6th Grade Camp is an annual tradition for students at BHMS. Students, along with their teachers, attend a 5-day camp where they learn about science in nature. Our school’s 6th grade students have the opportunity to attend Cuyamaca Outdoor School the week of April 1-5 2024. 
Requirements that must be completed by families before a student can attend camp on April 1, 2024:
Student Registration and Health form (pink)
​​This form must be completed, signed and returned to your child’s Social Studies teacher no later than Wednesday, February 7, 2024 along with payment of $455 payable to “BHMS”.  In the memo line, please clearly print your student’s first and last name.

Camp and Form Information:
Camp packets containing forms and information have been distributed to your student on Jan 10th & 11th. Please read the instructions carefully and submit completed registration form and payment to your student’s Social Studies by February 7, 2024.

Camp Forms (English):

 Formularious de campamento (Español):

Cuyamaca Outdoor School (COS) Pre-Camp COVID-19 TEST REQUIREMENT:

COVID-19 Information:

It is strongly recommended that every participating student be tested for COVID the night before or the morning of departure using a COVID-19 home test. Any student within Days 1-5 of a positive COVID test may not attend. Any student within Days 6-10 of a positive COVID test may attend Cuyamaca ONLY IF the following conditions are met. 

  • They must feel well
  • Their symptoms must be improving
  • They be free of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications for at least 24 hours
  • They should wear a mask on Days 6 – 10. Students may remove their mask sooner than Day 10 with two sequential negative tests one day apart.

Students and Staff will be screened for COVID symptoms.  Before leaving school, school staff will screen each student for symptoms of illness, including COVID-19- related symptoms. Students should be free of vomiting/diarrhea/stomach cramps/headache/body aches/fever for at least 72 hours before traveling to outdoor school. Any student who is feeling unwell or exhibits symptoms of illness should not attend. Throughout the week, Cuyamaca Outdoor School staff will monitor students for signs of illness. Visiting classroom teachers and staff are required to self-screen daily at the start of their workday/shift.


Other Important SDCOE COVID-19 information


If your student has any health or medical issues, it is imperative that they are indicated on the front of the pink Registration Form.  If you plan to send any medication that is not listed on the back of the Registration Form under “Non-Prescription Medication Available on an “As-Needed Basis”, you will need to complete a Medical Authorization Form attached in the packet.  This includes vitamins, homeopathic medications, over-the-counter medications and prescription medications. All medication forms must be signed by both you and a doctor from the United States and provided to our health office NO LATER than February 7, 2024.  The actual medications must be in their original containers and are due to the health office the week before camp. If you have any medical questions, please contact BHMS Health Tech, Darlene Hart at [email protected]

Special Dietary Requests/Needs
Any student who requires special meals and/or meal accommodations (except vegetarians and vegans) must complete the Medical Statement to Request Special Meals and/or Accommodations form. Parents may contact the camp directly via email @  Child Nutrition Supervisor  to discuss meal plans.  

Health Services FAQ 
Special Dietary Needs and Allergies FAQ 


DROP off for Camp:

  • Luggage drop-Off: Begins at 7:00 - 7:30am - luggage may be dropped at  the luggage truck in the front circle at BHMS. Clearly mark all luggage with Student’s Name (duct tape or masking tape work well).
    Please refer to the Student Packing List (link above under “Forms”)
  • Student drop off:  Students may be dropped off between 7:00- 7:45am on Monday April 1, 2024.  
    RETURN from Camp:  Students will be returning to BHMS on Friday at 12:00.  
    ** Parents or Guardians MUST pick up students at this time – There will be no additional class time nor ASES for students on Friday April. 5, 2024 once students have returned from camp.** 

Cuyamaca Outdoor School (COS) Website

6th Grade Camp video

Camp Presentation Slideshow