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HEC 2019 is ready!

This is Crystal Hartsough, this year’s HEC Coordinator! Looking forward to a great year of HEC!

Registration is open and the new flyers are up and ready! (Except for the SHS Japanese version due to technical issues)

Because registration is opening earlier, the deadline will be earlier this year too. The deadline this year will be February 4th. 

Looking forward to seeing the fruits of your students’ hard work come March!

Until then, check out the awesome video of the 2018 Camp! And good luck!

Please contact with any questions about the test!

See you at camp!
-Crystal Hartsough
HEC Coordinator

HEC Registration is now live!

You can sign up your students for the HEC Test until February 13th, 2018.
The registration deadline has been extended to Thursday, February 15th, 2018! Please get your registration submitted ASAP!

If you’re not sure where to start, take a look at the resources below, or feel free to contact the HEC Coordinator ( or Test Coordinator ( with any questions.

Website Resources

Posters – Give to students or post at school to advertise about HEC (English: JHS, SHS, Combined / Japanese: JHS SHS, Combined)

Letter Pack – For Parents/Schools. Informs them about camp and requests registration fee. (English and Japanese)

Info Pack – Provides a brief overview of what HEC is/does. For parents/schools/ALTs (English and Japanese)

Student Registration Packet – Give to students to fill out. Must be turned into HEC by February 13th, 2018.

Test Prep Packet – Refer to this for all things related to the HEC Test in March. Procedures, rules, rubrics, etc. (English only)

Practice Tests – Use to practice for the test with your students (English only)

HEC Guide – Provides in-depth information about all things HEC. Go here if you have any questions (English only)

Links to our YouTube & Facebook pages – stay up to date with HEC media and events

2017 Winter HEC Meet & Greet!

Check out the event page on Facebook for the latest information!

December 10, 2017

**Hokkaido Citizen’s Activity Center
〒060-0002 Hokkaidō, Sapporo-shi, Chūō-ku, Kita 2 Jōnishi, 7 Chome, 道民活動センタービ

Come join us for HEC’s 2nd winter Meet-And-Greet!!! Reunite with past camp participants, share memories, and make new ones as we celebrate the holiday season together. Everyone is welcome to join! This is a great opportunity to learn more about camp. We will spend the afternoon playing games and conversing in English.

Special Request: If your students have ever been to HEC, please tell them about this event! They can sign up using this google form:

2018 HEC Information Packet

The HEC Information Packet gives a rundown of everything you need to quickly get you acquainted with HEC and its goals. It explains…

  • What is HEC?
  • Why should I get involved?
    • How can I get involved?
    • What students are eligible to participate?
    • How are students tested, and what are they tested on?

It also explains a bit more, but if you’re curious about HEC, it should be your first go-to for vital information!

2018 HEC Information Packet (English)

2018 HEC Information Packet (Japanese)

2018 Posters, Posters, Posters!

The new posters for the 2018 camp are ready!

Check them out and print some for your schools! They’re designed to be printed on A4 paper!

2018 HEC Junior High School Poster (English)

2018 HEC Junior High School Poster (Japanese)

2018 HEC Senior High School Poster (English)

2018 HEC Senior High School Poster (Japanese)

2018 HEC Combined (JHS & HS) Poster (English)

2018 HEC Combined (JHS & HS) Poster (Japanese)