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Easter in the bush!

Easter has got to be one of the best times of year! But Easter in the bush is even more special, here in the Cubs Den we didn’t just have Easter Sunday we had an entire Easter weekend. This is what we got up to this Easter weekend in the Cubs Den: We definitely kicked […]

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A Sad Farewell

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

‘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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Kate Groch showing everyone around the Hazyview Digital Learning Centre
With Thanks to the Abadi Family

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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And finally we ended off with a “Leopards of Londolozi” themed new years party
A Look Back at 2012

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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Helen gave driving lessons
The Best of the Cubs Den

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

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 taking over the morning game drive
Spiderman visits Londolozi!

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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At the entrance to the village Witness explained to them the meaning of the walkway, Mandela’s Way
Happy Birthday Madiba!!

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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Dobby showing what is done, how to press the water out then roll
How to Make Elephant Dung Paper

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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To walk up everybody had to put on their bush voices and walk quietly like leopards!
A Walk up Southern Cross Koppie

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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Another tree was found and Marina proved that she could climb the highest!
A Picnic in the Bush

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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All the things Katie donated, glue, pencils, crayons, pipe cleaners, M&M’s, glitter glue, colouring pencils. Our little school is so lucky!
Katie Rogers Stay

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

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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Mud Fight

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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