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 →
The Exporters is a non-profit making organisation for persons/companies involved in exporting, either directly or indirectly, or for persons/companies with an interest in exporting, and our objectives are:
To provide for the exchange of ideas, information and experience amongst members.
To liaise closely with other export orientated clubs and bodies.
To apply all its funds to carry out such undertakings as may be necessary for or incidental to promoting the objectives of the club.
Established over 30 years, Exporters Club assists the business community by hosting monthly functions to enable our members to be kept up to date with current events taking place within the global market place, be they commercial or financial.
We give our members a forum to voice their concerns or give input on a variety of topics relative to the export industry, by networking with the major role players within the industry.
The members are drawn from all sections of the industry, from the shipping lines, freight forwarders, financial, marine insurance, exporters, and attracts the decision makers in these various fields.
The Eastern Province Veteran Car Club, based in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, was founded in 1969. Our aim is to encourage the acquisition, use, restoration, preservation, maintenance and exhibition of Veteran, Vintage and Classic motor vehicles.
The EPVCC keeps statistical, historical and technical records of vehicles as well as an up to date membership register reflecting vehicles currently owned by members.
The Club organises and promotes competitions, trials and other events in which Veteran, Vintage and Classic motor vehicles can participate.Continue reading →
The Club has been formed to foster the interests of the diamond, precious stones and jewellery industries and trade. To provide a meeting place in the manner of an exchange or bourse for the conducting of business amongst members of such industries and trade. To serve as a social meeting place for members and to provide the customary amenities of a social club. To protect the interests of members and to regulate the conduct of members and make rules in regard thereto.Continue reading →