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Images from the Cubs Den

A Sad Farewell

January 29, 2014
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In just a few short days I am going to be leaving Londolozi for the big lights of Johannesburg. I am however not leaving you all alone, as we have Teacher Emma replacing me. Although I’m excited for this new chapter, at the same time I am extremely sad to say goodbye to my Londolozi [...]

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Children on Safari

August 28, 2013

‘Explore. Dream. Discover.’  – Mark Twain At Londolozi there has always been an emphasis on family. Over the past century four generations have adventured, dreamed and discovered here. The bushveld of Londolozi is a wild wonderland, a child’s dream come true, and we delight in being able to share her secrets with the next generation. The [...]

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With Thanks to the Abadi Family

July 30, 2013
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The Abadi family stayed with us in Pioneer Camp last week and made the most generous donation to the pre-schools under the Good Work Foundation. They sent down an entire bag filled to the brim with educational toys and games! So Witness and I took them to the learning centre in Hazyview to meet Kate Groch, where [...]

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A Hike up a Hill

July 4, 2013
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When we had Malcolm and Sophie Vinson stay with us recently, we went on a “hike” with their ranger Trevor… What a fun day!! Thank-you Sophia and Malcolm for an amazing few days! Teacher Cinzia

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February in the Cubs Den

March 6, 2013
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Wow! February has just been an amazing month, it has been super hot and busy! Here are the highlights of what happened… After such an exciting February, I’m sure March will be just as good but I’ll let you know! Teacher Cinzia

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Helmers Stop in at Londolozi

February 27, 2013
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We had the Helmer Family stay with us last week, they are doing the most fantastic trip, travelling for what will be a total of 9 months! Lee joined me in the Cubs Den and we had some fun, in between swimming a lot to get away from the heat we also managed to…. Take a look [...]

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A Look Back at 2012

January 17, 2013
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Wow, 2012 has been a very eventful year at the Londolozi Cubs Den! So I thought I would take this moment to have a look at some of the best things we did in 2012…   Looking back at all of this, 2012 was an awesome year! We look forward to having even more fun [...]

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The Best of the Cubs Den

September 5, 2012
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This winter there have been lots of children in the Londolozi Cubs Den. I thought I would take this time to have a look at the highlights of the last 3 months and see the fun that went on! Thank-you to everybody for an AWESOME winter! Now lets see what summer brings to the Cubs Den! Teacher [...]

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How to make playdough

August 8, 2012
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Yesterday Thomas, Emma and I had so much fun making our own playdough, I just had to share it with you! It is super easy to make, and the whole family can join in! What you will need: 1 x cup of water 1 x cup of salt 2 x cups of flour Food colouring [...]

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Spiderman visits Londolozi!

August 2, 2012

We recently had the NG family stay with us, Frank, Melanie, Giselle, Callum and Frey. While they were here they had lots of fun with Teacher Cinzia and their ranger James Tyrrell.   We made plaster of paris tracks while wetting our feet in the Sand River   We climbed trees   We drove a [...]

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Happy Birthday Madiba!!

July 18, 2012
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This is a peek into what we did for Mandela’s birthday here at Londolozi. We were entertained by the children of Madlala Highschool singing their version of Madiba’s birthday song, long walks with the choir, a talk on the power of relationships by Alex van den Heever and a speech by Dave Varty… and last but not least, there [...]

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How to Make Elephant Dung Paper

July 10, 2012
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Recently we had Georgia and Josh Kontominas stay with us at Londolozi, we had the best time doing what we do best like, climbing trees, tracking and doing arts and crafts. After they left Georgia was kind enough to send me a story so I thought I’d put it up with a couple photo’s from [...]

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A Walk up Southern Cross Koppie

June 21, 2012
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We had the coolest afternoon the other day! One of our rangers, Kate Imrie, took me, Ava and Oliver Hurwitz (who were staying in Founders Camp) and Emma and Thomas Imrie (Kate’s children) on a special children’s only game drive! Not only did we manage to see animals she also took us for a little walk up one [...]

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A Picnic in the Bush

June 18, 2012
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This has been an amazing week in the Londolozi Cubs Den, we did so many wonderful things, although the coolest thing for me was the first ever children’s only picnic we had. I thought I’d share some of the fun we had in pictures! It was a FANTASTIC day, we hope to have many more! [...]

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Katie Rogers Stay

June 11, 2012
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We recently had Katie Rogers stay with us at Londolozi. We had lots of fun climbing trees and shooting slingshots… Katie, having such a big heart, also brought a donation for our little creche, so with the guidance of Gogo Mo and Kate Groch of the Good Work Foundation, Katie got ready to hold a [...]

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How to Bake Chocolate Chip Muffins

May 1, 2012
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This morning I had the most fun with Londolozi’s own Emma, Thomas and Maya. We baked chocolate chip cookies AND made mini vanilla muffins! We started first this morning with the chocolate chip cookies, and everyone got involved in the rolling of the  dough… and some of us into the eating of the dough!   [...]

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How to make plaster of paris tracks

April 24, 2012
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Today I am going to give you step by step instructions on how to make your own plaster of paris tracks. Some of you have been lucky enough to do this with me at Londolozi, now I’ll tell you how to do it at home! What you need: A bucket for mixing 500g Plaster of paris (from [...]

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Mud Fight

April 16, 2012
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At Londolozi we recently had some very special boys join us in the Cubs Den! Jack and Luke Sullivan and Marc Mizne, between them, myself, Kerry (their camp manager) and Daniel (the ranger) we had an absolute ball! We drove around to all the muddy pans we could find with a net and a frog’s [...]

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The Easter Weekend at the Cubs Den

April 10, 2012
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This Easter weekend has been a flurry of activity from Friday to Sunday in the whole of Londolozi, but especially in the Cubs Den! So I thought I’d show you guys what’s been going on! On Friday, we  had a mud fight… As you can see everyone had a fun time, it was decided at [...]

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Seasoned Safari Goers

April 2, 2012
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Luke and James Robinson, our seasoned safari goers and Londolozi Cubs came for another visit recently! They have in their time here also made friends with one of the Londolozi Children, Rory Kane-Berman and the 3 of them had an incredible 3 days… We did yoga together: We baked bread: We learned to drive: These boys [...]

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