Category Archives: School visits & tours

HESC gets involved with “Rhino Art” and “Elephant Art” School projects

Share this article…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,…
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HESCie Scouts Programme launched at HESC

Share this article… 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…
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HESC visits the Voortrekker Inheritance Specialisation programme

Share this article… ‘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…
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Children expressing their love for rhinos

Share this article…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…
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Riverview Preparatory School Visits the HESC

Share this article… On the 24 March 2015, Riverview Preparatory School came to HESC and had an educational tour. Sydney Staples (one of HESC’s guides) gave 35 Children (and two teachers) a tour around our centre. Walking to the Cheetah enclosures and seeing the Cheetah cubs, Sydney asked the children to guess the age of the cubs. Some children said 100 years old and others were much closer to the correct…
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