On the open fields and many courts at Hillcroft, our full athletic program includes softball, kickball, soccer, T-ball, basketball, volleyball, lacrosse, field and street hockey, pilo polo, newcombe, kick ball, track and field, cricket, and “New Games”. Every camper, regardless of ability, is given a chance to participate and improve skills in individual or team sports. Campers with a competitive edge will enjoy extra Hillcroft swim team and inter-camp games.Qualified coaches instruct campers in tennis, gymnastics, fencing, and archery. Our Olympic gymnastics equipment, 2 tennis courts, and an archery ranges insure everyone an opportunity for instruction.
Where else can a camper try such a unique physical activity such as Archery!! Campers learn correct stance and shooting technique under the watchful eye of our Instructor. Fun target practice games are incorporated into each lesson making the experience both for fun and learning! This area is geared towards campers aged 9 and older.
Campers in 1st grade learn the basics of this fun sport appreciating the necessary footwork, terminology and beginner technique. As the campers get older they learn more technique and participate in bouts where they learn all about the etiquette behind this sport and the scoring methods used in fencing bouts.
All ages from 4-14 years old have the opportunity to experience Gymnastics at Hillcroft under the guidance of 2 certified coaches. A fully equipped Gym gives the campers the chance to work on their skills on the beam, uneven bars, floor and vault. Many campers also enjoy performing in our Gymnastics Show at the end of each 4 week session. Campers also learn about Rhythmic Gymnastics and Sports Acrobatics.
Our Soccer program was introduced in 2013 due to the huge interest in this sport in the local area. Our instructors are local experienced coaches who have a passion for the sport and pass on their knowledge and love of soccer to our campers aged 7-14 years old. This Program takes place on our newly renovated turf field and encompasses small sided games, skill based drills and shooting games. Our campers enjoy the added thrill of competing against other local camps during Intercamp Soccer Tournaments.
Campers from 1st to 9th grade receive instruction from our 2 experienced Tennis Coaches. Using the 2 available tennis courts our younger campers are exposed to fun hand/eye coordination games and experience small game situations. Our older campers learn technique through fun drills and play full court games while learning all about scoring and general game tactics.