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Plunge into the adventure
of a lifetime.

You want to find meaning, purpose, adventure, knowledge and community.

Traditional academics are not for you. Welcome to the Sugar Bay International Academy. Gain practical work experience and advance your professional development in a range of skills that will enhance your CV, contribute to future job opportunities and develop your global citizenship with immersive experiences.

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Spend 3-months at South Africa's biggest  American-style summer camp and learn how to be a summer camp counselor from our best facilitators. Earn your surf lifeguard, first aid, skipper license and summer camp counselor qualifications. Learn to kayak, surf and SUP in the ocean while having an adventure of a lifetime!  

Pro-Counselor Master Class

3-Months

Spend 3-months at South Africa's biggest  American-style summer camp and learn how to be a summer camp counselor from our best facilitators. Earn your surf lifeguard, first aid, skipper license and summer camp counselor qualifications. Followed by another 3-month placement at Sugar Bay Holiday Resort.  

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Pro-Counselor 
Master Class Plus

6-Months

Indigo Warrior Course

A unique certification program specifically designed for teenagers who want to spend one-week learning new life skills and challenging themselves. They need to be mentally mature, physically capable, and personally committed to completing the 7-day course and examinations. 

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“It taught me how to think on my feet, be flexible, be adaptable. It taught me skills that I don’t think you could really learn anywhere else. I think the Sugar Bay Academy adventure would be incredible for anyone who is looking to find what their passion is about.”

Toni Mellors

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