Are you a young soul in search of something more, something meaningful, something adventurous? Do you crave practical experiences that can truly enhance your life, your resume, and your global perspective? If traditional academics don't quite speak to your heart, we have an exciting invitation for
you - welcome to the Sugar Bay International Academy, where your journey to
self-discovery, purpose and adventure begin!
Sugar Bay: Where Adventure Comes to Life
Sugar Bay International Academy is not just your typical institution. We're not confined to four walls; we thrive in the great outdoors. We've been the trailblazers of fun and adventure in South Africa for over two decades, and we've got something exceptional to offer - a chance for you to become a Pro-Counselor.
A Trusted Legacy
Our credentials are as solid as the foundation we stand on. We are the first and only American-style summer camp in South Africa, and we take immense pride in adhering to the stringent industry standards of the American Camping Association (ACA). These standards regulate over 15,000 summer camps worldwide, setting us apart as a camp of unparalleled quality.
Pro-Counselor Master Class: Unleash Your Potential
Our Pro-Counselor Master Class program is designed for young individuals like you, seeking to break free from the ordinary and embark on a journey filled with excitement, adventure, and purpose. Whether you're a recent high school graduate, a gap year student, a university enthusiast, or someone seeking a career change, our doors are wide open. Men and women, fitness enthusiasts, and those just starting their fitness journey, all are welcome!
Option 1: Pro-Counselor Master Class (3-months)
Spend three transformative months at Sugar Bay Holiday Resort, South Africa's largest summer camp. Under the guidance of our experienced mentors, you'll delve into an array of skills that will not only boost your CV but also open doors to future job opportunities. Here's just a taste of what you'll experience:
First Aid: Be equipped to save lives with first aid skills for both adults and children.
Surf Life Saving: Learn essential water rescue techniques.
Ropes and Abseiling: Conquer heights with confidence.
Swim Instructor Training: Dive into swim safety training.
Code R Skippers License: Navigate the waters with finesse.
And much more!
As part of your three-month course, you'll put your newfound knowledge into practice during a one-week practical at Sugar Bay during one of our school holiday camps or school tours.
Option 2: Pro-Counselor Master Class Plus (6-months)
For those who crave an even more holistic experience, our Pro-Counselor Master Class Plus offers a six-month immersion into the world of adventure and personal growth. You'll spend the initial three months learning the essentials, just as in the 3-month course. But here's where it gets exciting - the following three months, you'll work alongside our experienced facilitators as a counselor at Sugar Bay Holiday Resort. This is your opportunity to gain invaluable practical experience and further training that will enhance your CV and potentially lead to a permanent position at Sugar Bay.
A Diverse Range of Experiences
At Sugar Bay, adventure knows no bounds. Here's a glimpse of the diverse experiences you can look forward to:
Excursions: Explore a Big Five Game Reserve, attend and run campouts, go on adventure races, and more!
Boating and Cruises: Sail the high seas, cruise on boats, and even take the leap with bridge jumping.
Day Trips: Discover KwaZulu-Natal through SUP in Durban, visits to skate parks, and more.
Skills Beyond Your Imagination
Your journey at Sugar Bay International Academy extends far beyond the physical. You'll also develop essential soft skills and personal growth:
Psychological Support: Receive guidance from professional counseling psychologists.
Leadership and Teamwork: Master the art of leadership and teamwork.
Career and Life Management: Discover your passion and dive into your career.
Your Adventure Awaits!
Join us at Sugar Bay International Academy, where adventure meets purpose. Embrace practical, hands-on learning that will shape your future. Gain skills that will not only boost your resume but also empower you to make a positive impact on the world. Whether it's in the field of adventure, leadership, or humanitarian work, your journey starts here.
Don't wait any longer to find meaning, purpose, adventure, knowledge, and community. Join the Pro-Counselor Master Class at Sugar Bay International Academy and embark on a life-changing adventure today! Your destiny awaits, and it's time to answer the call of adventure.