Career Camps for Grade Eleven and Twelve Learners, April 2012
SACBC AIDS Office hosted its annual regional Career Camps in Gauteng, KZN and Free State in the April school holidays. The SACBC AIDS Office has made this event a yearly activity where young learners from disadvantaged communities are gathered for a two-day workshop to learn about the various educational and career choices available to them. The aim is to expose them to various opportunities post-matric and to prepare them to make informed decisions concerning their career choice. This year over 400 Grade 11 and 12 learners from across the country had the opportunity to speak to professionals, collect pamphlets and learn about the various study options available to them.
Speakers, from FET Colleges, Universities, local colleges, Department of Agriculture, Fire and Emergency Services as well as private individuals, generously gave of their time to chat to the learners and share their experiences. There were also motivational talks and activities on life planning, goal setting, leadership and relationships. The camps ended on a fun note with the participants putting on a talent show demonstrating their singing, dancing and drama skills.