The following Environmental Weeks will be used as a structure in co-ordination of activities for school learners (this program will commence towards the end of 2012 – Arbour week).
The SEE Centre will
be open to the public:
Monday – Friday:
Saturday – Sunday:
11:00 – 15:00
Entrance free of charge
School groups to be pre-arranged/booked in advance.
Situated at Delvera.
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Georgina Thomas (Manager)
email@example.com or 079 276 3638
(booking of school groups)
The Simonsberg Environmental Education Centre
The SEE Centre was developed out of the vision of the GSC acting as a NPO and public benefit organisation, whereby the benefits to the community are accrued through environmental education, skills training and job creation. The SEE Centre will be an asset to the community of Stellenbosch, whereby a myriad of fun activities for school children focusing on key environmental weeks, together with interactive displays, resources and information will be accessible to the public free of charge.
Functions of the SEE Centre:
The functions of the SEE Centre are as follows:
1. Schools program: Environmental Education Activities (based on enviro-weeks);
2. Public Environmental Awareness;
3. Skills training;
4. Sales of Eco-products and
5. Office of the GSC.
The location of the SEE Centre is strategically situated at Delvera within the Conservancy, as a base for co-ordination and management of the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy and realization of their vision and aims.
Displays and Activities
A dimension of the SEE Centre will involve permanent Environmental Education displays set up in themed stalls. There will also be periodical exhibitions on display to school groups and the general public. The themes will be developed as follows: