The South African Camping Club is made up of ordinary young and not so young people, from diverse walks of life and occupations who enjoy the outdoors, camping either in tents or caravans. The Club organizes monthly outings for its members to parks and resorts within two hours travelling, by car, from the centre of their respective regional centres. Activities are informal without obligation, whether it is a special imaginative national team event arranged by an energetic nut or a simple bring and braai. You may enjoy the fun of watching, but for rest and enjoyment you are free to do your own thing!!Continue reading →
The Royal Natal Yacht Club is the oldest yacht and sports Club in Africa, the oldest yacht club in the southern hemisphere and the 8th oldest Royal yacht club in the world.Continue reading →
The aim of the Pretoria Gem and Mineral Club (PGMC) is to encourage and promote a general interest and knowledge of semi precious stones, rocks, minerals, lapidary and associated subjects.Continue reading →
De Nederlandsche Club te Kaapstad is in 1998 opgericht met als doel het bevorderen van de banden van personen in de West-Kaap, die een binding hebben met Nederland. In de West-Kaap verblijven naar schatting 10.000 personen van Nederlandse afkomst, die aldaar sedert langere tijd, meer recent of tijdelijk woonachtig zijn. De Club organiseert regelmatig activiteiten m.n. op sociaal, cultureel en sportief gebied. Als netwerk biedt de NCK voor haar leden ook een goed netwerk voor het uitwisselen van infomatie en ervaringen.Continue reading →
The Mountain Club of South Africa (MCSA) was founded in 1891 in Cape Town, and is the only mountain club in Africa that is affiliated to the world mountaineering body, the UIAA. The MCSA offers mountaineering which includes climbing of all types and hiking opportunities to its members and is involved in mountain search and rescue, training, conservation of mountain areas and procurement of access for mountaineering. The sidebar gives access to information on all of these activities.Continue reading →
The oldest 4×4 club in Southern Africa, LROC is a family-orientated club, exclusively for Land Rover enthusiasts.
The Club is based in the Gauteng region of South Africa, but has country and overseas members almost spanning the globe. The current membership is around the 500 mark, representing (at last count) some 900 Land Rovers of all ages, shapes and sizes. Although most of the official correspondence tends to be in English, the club has a substantial Afrikaans membership and many other languages are also spoken.
Over the past decade or so, the club has gone from strength to strength and is recognized in the industry as one of the most prestigious off-road clubs to be associated with, renowned for its good conduct and always striving to ensure that its members will be welcomed back to venues it has visited.Continue reading →
The Kimberly Lapidary Club was formed during February 1964, through the efforts of Mr R. Erusmus and Dr S. W. van der Merwe. The Club at its inaugural meeting elected Dr S. W. van der Merwe as Chairman and Mr R. Erusmus as vice-chairman. A clubhouse was hired, machinery built and installed by the members and is still in operation today. New members are taught the elementaries of cutting and polishing in the workshop and may utilize the club at any time they wish. membership has remained constant at 35 to 40 members throughout the years. Great difficulty is experienced in organising field outing owing to the abundance of polishing material so close at hand. The club meets every second Monday of the month at the Scout Hall in Regiment WayContinue reading →
Jukskei originated as part of the culture of the Afrikaans speaking people, but through competition; expansion and rounding off, the game became more scientific, while people from other cultures are showing interest. Today it is no longer a game like hide-and-seek, but it is an acknowledged SPORT. Jukskei is a competitive sport (compared to professional and recreational types of sport) where only amateurs may participate.Continue reading →
The International Womens Club of Cape Town is a worldwide organisation that stretches into an astonishing 42 countries.
Our own club here in Cape Town was founded in 1977. As an organisation, we are non-political, non-denominational and non-commercial and the club is a registered non-profit organisation.
With a membership of over 340 women from 35 countries the IWC of Cape Town is about friendship, support and encouragement along with the promise of stimulation, learning and fun!
We are first and foremost a friendship club. Our activities are about social interaction that have a specific focus or theme such as cultural, educational, recreational activities both indoors (such as bridge and mahjong) and outdoors (such as tennis and hiking) or tourism. Understanding and learning about our different cultures is an important aspect of who we are so we often get together to share a meal, a more formal talk or an personal aspect of our particular culture as part of a Cultural Exchange programme. As an organisation, we also have a strong Philanthropic focus using our collective energy to assist in the many Cape Town communities that need our help.Continue reading →
For 105 years, the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts has planted, grown and shared Girl Guiding in diverse communities around the world and have provided opportunities for girls and women to be responsible global citizens. Our Guiding History The international Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting Movement, headed by WAGGGS the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, includes 10 million girls and women in 145 countries. Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting began in the UK in 1910, and spread rapidly around the world throughout 1911 and 1912. Since then, it has continued to reach many more countries. The Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting world is organised into five Regions: Africa, Arab, Asia Pacific, Europe and Western Hemisphere. Each countrys Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting activities are managed by a national Member Organisation. There are many differences between countries for example, some are girls-only and some also have boys as members. In South Africa we are called Girl Guides; in the USA, for example, they are called Girl Scouts. Visit the Our World section of the WAGGGS website for much more information on each Member Organisation.Continue reading →