This programme, using stories, reading, arts, crafts, music, gardening, games, cycling and sport as tools, aims to build on the eagerness of children to learn, to positively encourage and motivate them in all their expressions of arts, craft and academics so that they grow up to love learning and doing, with a strong self-image, with dreams for a future and the resilience to achieve it.
- Afternoon Activities Programme
This programme runs every school week at the Breede Centre from Monday to Thursday from 14.30 to 17.00. A small nutritious meal is given before the children go home.
- BMX Cycling
Hugely popular, the BMX bikes are taken out once week giving the children a change to ride. An established BMX and skate boarding park are in the pipeline.
- On The Road Programme
In 1st Laan and a corner in White City there is play and activities for the children on the street every school week from Monday to Thursday from 14.30 to 17.00.
- Holiday Activities Programme
For 7 weeks a year during the school holidays a daily programme is offered where the children participate in art and craft workshops as well as games, sports and outings. Breakfast and lunch is served daily.
- Garden Club
Out into the garden twice a week, the children learn about nature, plants, growing and caring.
- McGregor Steelband
Making music is what this group of children love to do. Under the guidance of a music teacher they learn various songs and perform at functions in the village.
These programmes are led by youth leaders who are local young people employed and trained to lead and be a role model for the children.
Two times a year an adventure camp is organized where the focus is on the development of life skills and exploring nature.
The camps are developed and led by experienced camp leaders.
- Teenage Programme
This programme is in the developing stages and will center around:
- Be Creative – art programmes
- Be Skilled – working with the hands, developing practical skills
- Be Fit – sports and movement
- Be Social – a social hub for the teens to gather including a computer lab and recreation.
- Be Prepared – developing life skills preparing for the world of work or study.
Each section will be led by specialists in their respective fields and coordinated by a teen coordinator.
- The McGregor Warriors and Angels
Youngsters inspired by a local mountain biker to take up the sport. Boys and girls train on a regular basis and take part successfully in local and further away races. They service their bikes and assist with the BMX rides offered to the younger children.