Category Archives: School visits & tours

Harrismith Primary celebrates 25 years of visiting HESC

The Grade 6 learners and teachers of Harrismith Primary School officially been visiting HESC on their annual school tour for 25 years, this year. We were so humbled by a Letter and a Certificate from their school highlighting the reasons why they have continued to visit us year on year. These were received just ahead of their annual visit, which happened today. “The reasons for us visiting you year after year is more than…
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HESC gets involved with “Rhino Art” and “Elephant Art” School projects

We are proud to be working closely with, Rhino Art – Let Our Children’s Voices Be Heard, and African Elephant Art, two on-going projects, which are both part of the Kingsley Holgate Foundation, in conjunction with Landrover The project mission is to gather the largest number of children’s ‘Art Voices’ ever recorded in support of Rhino and Elephant Protection, and to use these ‘Hearts and Minds’ messages from the children of Africa, as a…
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HESCie Scouts Programme launched at HESC

On Saturday 28 May, we launched the HESCie Scouts Programme, which has been created to involve children in conserving wildlife to “Ensure our Tomorrow”. It is crucial to teach children about the importance of conservation from a young age, as protecting nature is essential in maintaining sustainability for future generations. More and more animals, plants and natural ecosystems are becoming disturbed, endangered and extinct. Lente and Adine Roode of HESC implemented…
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HESC visits the Voortrekker Inheritance Specialisation programme

‘Die Voortrekkers’ is a modern African movement, predominantly made up of South African youth, who are empowered to act as positive citizens in order to be successful. Recently, one of the facilitators of the grade 7 Voortrekkers approached HESC to request a presentation by Adine Roode. She was asked to present to 60 grade 7 learners as part of the Voortrekker Inheritance Specialisation programme. The camp programme consists of 4…
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Children expressing their love for rhinos

Hurleyvale Primary school learners The Rhino Art Initiative was a movement started to give young people a voice against poaching by using their art. The movement travels to different schools to involve children from all walks of life. Every child is given an A3 piece of paper to colour in a Rhino. There is also place for the children to write a comment or make a statement about their feelings…
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