Family Field Day

Competitive Events, Games, and Relay Races

Join us for a morning of outdoor fun! We will have open games AND competitive science related events. You choose how you want to participate.

Bring a sack lunch and picnic outside following the events.

Family Field Day

Monday, June 1st, 9am-12:30pm

4811 Riverbrook Drive

Stockton, CA

  • 8:30-9:00 Set Up
  • 9:00-12:00 Events and Games
  • 12:00-12:30 Lunch outside, picnic style
  • 12:30 Clean Up

Volunteer and Donations

How can you help?
  • Sign up to volunteer at one of the booths (optional)
  • Sign up to bring a water station (ice chest and water bottles)
  • Sign up to donate supplies for the event. See front desk for details.


All projects should be created/developed/constructed at home and brought to school on Monday, June 1st.
  • Pictures and resources listed below are for information and ideas only.
  • Students may click on the links below for ideas.
  • All projects developed for competitions should be homemade.

Please sign up for the event(s) you would like to participate in so we can plan accordingly.

  • Register/Sign-Up at the front desk.
  • There will be 6 heats for each event.
  • Two heats grades K-2, Two heats 3-4th grades, and Two heats 5-8th grades.

Participation is optional however, we encourage you to choose at least one. The event has been created for fun competition with peers. Awards will be given for top winners in each grade level category.

Use your imagination and have fun. See the competitions below for specific guidelines, if any.

Balloon Rocket Races

  • How far will your balloon travel?
  • Students are to bring their own materials for this event. Latex balloon, straw, and tape.

Catapult Competition

  • Students will build, calibrate and fire their own free-standing (not handheld) trajectory device that must be capable of propelling a tennis ball at a target placed between 2 and 7 meters. Actual distance will be announced the day of the event.
  • Students will bring their homemade catapult.
  • The catapult will sit on the ground and be fired at the target, also at ground level.
  • Homemade paper airplanes.
  • Students will have 5 tries to fly their airplane.
  • Farthest distance will be recorded for the competition.

Marshmallow Poppers Competition

  • Each student will be given 20 mini marshmallows to project for farthest distance.

Egg Drop Competition

  • Eggs will be dropped from between 5 and 7 feet.

Fun Games!!

We will have numerous non-competitive games to enjoy as well.


Pick-Up Games (come and join the fun whenever you choose)

  • Kick Ball
  • Flag Football

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