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Fostering engagement, expression, well-being,
and belonging is our priority.

About the program

Through positive group interactions, our program encourages growing self-expression, social skills, and resilience.

Our educators invite ever-curious preschoolers to participate in programs which are based on their emerging interests. Programs offer playful opportunities to explore literacy, numeracy, science, nature, and creative arts.


Daily outdoor play in all kinds of weather is important for health and well-being. Groups also venture into their communities and take part in seasonal Forest School visits.

Parents can expect a flexible group routine with periods set aside for play, nourishment, toileting, and rest. Two nutritious snacks and a hot lunch are provided.

  • Ages 2.5 years to Kindergarten
  • 1 educator for every group of 8 preschoolers, maximum group size of 24 preschoolers

Ages 2.5 years to Kindergarten

1 educator for every group of 8 preschoolers, maximum group size of 24 preschoolers.

This program is offered at the following locations:

Armitage Village PS

125 Savage Rd
Newmarket, Ontario
L3X 1R3

All camp programs full. Waiting List.

Ashton Meadows PS

230 Calvert Rd
Markham, Ontario
L6C 1T5

Jr camp full. Waiting List.

Blessed Scalabrini CES

290 York Hill Blvd
Vaughan, Ontario
L4J 3B6


Boyne River PS

117 John W Taylor Ave
New Tecumseth, Ontario
L9R 0E7


Buttonville PS

141 John Button Blvd
Markham, Ontario
L3R 9C2


David Suzuki PS

45 Riverwalk Dr
Markham, Ontario
L6B 0B6

All camp programs full. Waiting List.

Donald Cousens PS

315 Mingay Ave
Markham, Ontario
L6E 1T5

All camp programs full. Waiting List.

Father Frederick McGinn CES

61 Brockdale St
Richmond Hill, Ontario
L4E 4W3


Fenside PS

131 Fenside Dr
Toronto, Ontario
M3A 2V9



    • B. Ayube

      Five stars rating

      I feel supported, connected and respected as a parent. I am confident that my child is given the best care there is to offer and her health and safety is of utmost value to them.

      J. Kasper

      Five stars rating

      I as a parent feel confident sending my children to these programs because I know the staff are well equipped and prepared for the day. They welcome my children each morning with enthusiasm and kindness.

    • S. & A. Koehler

      Five stars rating

      Our experience with UCCC has been nothing but exceptional.

      T. Viveiros

      Five stars rating

      I’m happy to recommend the services of Upper Canada Child Care and their staff.

    Our clients have rated UCCC 4.5/5 on our 2022-2023 Family Satisfaction Survey.

    Our child care programs, summer camp, and forest school are child-centered and inquiry based.