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Our June 2019 Holiday club was all about being RESCUED. This club was a special one as we had a visit from the local fire fighters with their fire engine! They talked about what it means to be a fire fighter; what to do in the event of a fire and showed the young people all their equipment. They were even allowed to go inside the fire truck and shoot the water hose! Later on the young people were divided into teams and named after...

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Holiday Clubs are a great opportunity for our young people to spend time with with different cultures and to learn to work together through sport. We had all three communities come together for our Easter 2019 Holiday Club to play tennis, cricket and athletics! We had record numbers show up with other local children coming along to join in. If you would like something fun for your children to do in the holiday periods please contact...

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Do you love sports? Ever wanted to come to South Africa? Maybe you’re on a gap year and looking for something to do with your time? Doesn’t matter where you’re from, we would love to have you join us!  Our interns are from all over. We currently have interns from America, UK, Germany and South Africa. At the Academy some of the jobs you would do for as an intern would be; coaching different sports in 3 different...

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After an incredible 2018, we’re back and ready to take on 2019 at the Academy! If you’ve been following along with us, we are so grateful for the support and encouragement that you all of given us. We’ve officially started back with heading back  into our communities with some team building exercises, games and of course a few matches. Not only did we team build, but we talked about what it means to have goals....

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This month, we were able to have diversity within our sports. For the past 3-4 weeks the girls in our communities have been learning cheerleading which incorporates stunting, tumbling etc. With our girls we’ve switched from soccer & rugby to cricket. It has been such a privilege to watch our young people grow in areas where they might not have felt confident in before. Each week we have seen our boys and girls try new...

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It’s an attitude, not only an organisation “Changing lives through sports” that’s not only our slogan, it’s also my personal summary of my past six months. My name is David, I have been interning at the Helderberg Academy for the last six months and I am from Germany. Shortly I have to leave South Africa– a country of beauty, diversity and contrasts behind. In my package there are amazing memories of inspiring people, a passionate...

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