Category Archives: School visits & tours

Riverview Preparatory School Visits the HESC

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 age of 5…
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Harrismith’s 21st anniversary at HESC

It was with great enthusiasm that we greeted our special guests at HESC on 7 October – the learners of Harrismith Primary School. The children were here for an educational school tour. However, the tour was an extra special one as this will be the 21st time that Harrismith Primary visits our Centre. The school has been visiting us every year for 21 years now! We thank them for their…
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The Hoedspruit Christian School – Giving back to the community

On the last day of February, a group of students from the Hoedspruit Christian School came to visit the Centre. It was no ordinary school field trip – the students were there to give back to the community by helping to build our new open-air information centre. The team of volunteers diligently carried rocks back and forth through the building site, which will eventually comprise of an information island within…
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Educational exchange via Skype

Paulos Ngobeni Primary School had the opportunity to Skype with Gray’s Creek Elementary in the United States recently. With the help of the Centre and Gray’s Creek Elementary principal, Cal Violette, the children had a 40-minute Skype session. The skype session was held to educate Gray’s Creek Elementary students about the Caracal, and in turn they taught the learners of Paulos Ngobeni about the Coyote. The learners who participated had…
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