Format of Training

A typical day at the campus would be as follows:

·         07h00 to 07h45 – Breakfast

·         08h00 to 10h00 – Start off by discussing the assignments given the previous day

Lectures & projects.

·         10h00 to 10h30 – Tea/coffee break

·         10h30 to 12h00 – Lectures & projects (receive assignments for the next day)

·         12h00 to 13h00 – Own time to do assignments  / Relax / Language laboratory  

·         13h00 to 14h00 - Lunch 

·         14h30 to 17h00 – Doing practical in the bush on the work that was done in the morning / of the past  few days

·         17h00 to 19h30  - Relax /  If your team are responsible for dinner, you will help Themba and the other chefs with food preparation  / do assignments / language laboratory

·         19h30-21h00 – Dinner, and we have regular wine tastings

·         21h00 and later – Continue with assignments / join the others around the campfire / do  star gazing, depending the phase of the moon / enjoy a beer at our bar            


We have various leisure activities to keep the learners occupied and build team spirit:

·         Table tennis

·         Darts

·         Volley ball

·         “Giffie”

·         “Gat-penny”

·         Pool

·         Dancing

·         Sing-songs around the campfire

·         Fishing

·         Kayaking

·         Horse riding (Lindbergh Lodge)

·         Mountain biking

·         Board games, like Pictionary and others

·         Some traditional Voortrekker games

·         Some traditional games played by tribal blacks in Southern Africa


To assist the learner:

·         We have a comprehensive language laboratory, where the learner can spend as many hours as he/she wishes.

·         We also have a comprehensive library with a few hundred nature and culture tourism books, where you can do in depth research on all subject matter we do in the training program, and for assignments.