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Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do during the Holidays?

Students will have three options, they can either go home for the 4 weeks, apply to work as a camp counsellor or job shadow one of the modules offered in the course that happens at Sugar Bay.

What if I am scared or don’t want to do the Suba Course?

You will still go with the group to Sodwana Bay and here you will have the option to do deep sea fishing, snorkelling, surfing, and other activities offered in the area.

Will I be allowed to smoke?

You will be treated as an adult during the course. It is, however, also expected of you to act responsibly. You will be allowed to smoke but only at certain periods of the day and these will need to be followed.

Will I have free time?

Yes, you are given every Sunday off unless an excursion is planned for that weekend. Here you are able to do what you like. Family and friends are welcome to visit. These will be your own plans and need to be arranged yourself.

How does my laundry get done?

Laundry will be handed in once a week on a specific day. You will be explained the process on arrival.

Where do we stay at Sugar Bay?

Students will be accommodated in the Sugar Bay cabins that are fitted with sharing bunk beds, toilets, and showers.

What happens if I have to go home for an emergency?

This will be handled when the time comes, and every best option will be brought up to accommodate the student as best as we can.

Can I bring my own car?

It is recommended not to due to limited parking space, but arrangements can be made if this is the only way the student can get to Sugar Bay.

Who will be running the modules?

Each module will be done by an experts that has a background in the field and has worked in that specific type of module. Students will be gaining real life experience and knowledge from these professionals.

What if the student is afraid of weapons and does not want to take the module?

Students will have the option to shoot a weapon and not be forced. We are exposing them to the safety of weapons as this links into the survival module. This module also corresponds with the self-defence course and this course if to give the students an understanding on how you can protect yourself in most dangerous situation and how to handle it in a calm manner. This will be done by a professional with years of experience.

How do I get from the airport to Sugar Bay?

We will have a vehicle that will pick all students up at the same time and bring them through to Sugar bay.

Who comes onto the programme?

Young adults from all walks of life apply to participate in the program with reasons that vary. Only a limited group are accepted, therefore it is important that you really want this.