Explore the rich and turbulent history of South Africa
We’ll travel to Mthatha, the birthplace of Nelson Mandela, to work with students at the Vella School. Landmark stops in Cape Town and Johannesburg will give us a taste of South African culture.
- Visiting the penguin colony at Boulders Beach and the Cape of Good Hope
- Sightseeing in Cape Town with visits to Green Market Square and Table Mountain
- Enjoying a full-day safari in Addo National Park in Port Elizabeth
This trip was open to boys in Grades 10 to 12 (max. 12 students).Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not offering this Outreach trip in the 2020/2021 school year.
"You will love the kids there. They are amazing! Along with the landscapes and amazing food, this was by far the best trip ever." – Matton Xia, 2020 trip participant
“Amazing time, lots of fun, definitely recommend
.” – Simon Wills, 2019 trip participant
“You will learn a lot about not only South Africa the country, but also about yourself. It is not what you are expecting, and it's full of pleasant surprises. The teachers and guides have packed an awful lot of fun into a span of less than two weeks, make sure you go with an open mind and heart and prepared to be blown away.” – JT Zhang, 2019 trip participant
Provides a maximum of 20 community service hours.
It is possible to gain a university preparation credit (IDC4U) with this trip experience. Speak with Ms. Murray for details.