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Principal's Message

A love of learning since 1929.
Our motto is 'Every day is a special day'. While this of course applies most to our children, we also want it to apply to our parents. MORE

Teaching & Specialty Staff

Our RECE teachers and staff, many who have an excess of 15 years of experience at Hillcrest, promote and nurture the whole child. MORE

Hillcrest Highlights


Our Toddler program runs 5 mornings a week. MORE


We offer morning, ¾ day and full-day Nursery programs. MORE

Junior Kindergarten

We offer morning and full-day Junior Kindergarten programs. MORE

Senior Kindergarten

We offer a full-day Senior Kindergarten program. MORE

Core Curriculum

Hillcrest offers an enhanced curriculum reinforced through creative play and exploration. MORE

Extra Curricular

Children participate in music, sports, French language, mixed media art, drama and yoga. MORE

Jewish Heritage

Children participate in our Hebrew Heritage Program. Includes language instruction and an introduction to Jewish holidays through song, dance and drama. MORE

Classroom Calendars
and Photo Gallery

See our monthly classroom calendars
and photo gallery

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Our extensive play area offers a wide variety of equipment to encourage physical activity. MORE

Parent Resources

Articles, links and current research that supports our educational philosophy MORE

Testimonials & Fundraising

Read what our parents have to say about their children's positive experiences at Hillcrest. MORE


FAQ and General Info

Answers to some of the questions parents ask most often about school. MORE

Camp Days

Hillcrest Camp Videos


Camp Groups 2018

Our camp theme is Safariland. The children are placed into these groups based on year of birth, as follows:


Monkeys are children born in 2016. This is a half-day group only.


Giraffes are children born in 2015. This is a half-day group only.


Zebras are children born in 2015. This is a ¾ day group.


Lions are children born in 2014. There is a full day group and 3/4 day group.


Elephants are children born in 2013. This is a full day group only.

Please note: We do our best to accommodate requests from parents for children to be grouped with their friends, although we cannot guarantee all requests. Please contact us to find out availability for Safari Land 2018

Camp Activities
Camp Activities!

Our Camp Programs

Our Camp Programs

Hillcrest Camp is a magical place for children with a wide variety of activities that engage them in active participation. MORE

Music / Drama

Music / Drama

Unique music, drama and dance programs provide endless opportunities for fun and laughter. MORE



Campers develop physical health, team-building skills and confidence through fun and engaging sports programs. MORE



Campers make a splash in our beautiful heated salt- water pools with daily swimming programs. MORE



Young imaginations spring to life on a pirate ship, building sand castles, climbing the spider net or exploring play structures. MORE

Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts

Campers express their creativity by playing and exploring with a wide variety of materials and media. MORE

Drop Off/Pick Up Transportation

Drop Off/Pick Up Transportation

Our drop off and pick up procedures ensure a smooth transition for your child. MORE

FAQs & Nut-Free Zone

FAQs & Nut-Free Zone

Answers to some common questions about camp and our Nut-Free policy. MORE

Camp Gallery

Camp Gallery

Please login to enjoy our Camp Photo Gallery. MORE