July 16, 2018

In recent years campaigns like Random Acts of Kindness have captured our imaginations and the Internet is filled with stories of people stepping up and taking inspiring action, all in the name of kindness. 

What started as a phrase on a placement back in 1982, beca...

July 9, 2018

These days learning about nature is inextricably connected to education on environmental issues like climate change. Our environment is becoming a hot topic amongst global leaders and is a growing concern for most adults as we watch catastrophic news reports in the med...

June 30, 2018

Boys will be boys and girls, well girls can be anything?!

For many of us, being born a boy or a girl meant you were presented with a steady series of stereotypical tools that reinforced your understanding of what it means to be a boy or a girl. 

From baby onesies that de...

June 10, 2018

Over two decades ago, a Harvard University biologist suggested that all humans were biophiliacs. In essence it means that we are instinctively attracted to nature. However, many of today’s parents, would seriously question this idea, as they watch their children expres...

June 10, 2018

We have seen it time and time again, physical handicaps can be overcome. We have seen athletes like Natalie du Toit  achieve remarkable success, through hard work and the complete belief that her goals were achievable. What really holds us back is our own self-imposed...

June 10, 2018

Anais Nin, once wrote, “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage”. Without courage to draw upon, we can't be our best selves. Our lives become narrow, limited experiences and our hearts shrink. Nothing is more important than courage, without it our feelin...

June 10, 2018

Feeling the fear but doing it anyway is the essence of courage. 

Childhood is filled with many first-experiences, like the first steps, the first words and a number of those will require courage, like the first tree climb, the first day of school or the first bike ride.

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April 22, 2018

As the weather starts to cool down and we brace ourselves for another Gauteng winter, it’s not all bad news. July sees the arrival of Gauteng’s beloved sports event, the MTN Walk the Talk with 702 – and we looking forward to creating an even bigger league of walkers th...

April 8, 2018

Our very own Founder, Dad and MENtor, Jaco van Schalkwyk has been invited to a 10-part talk series hosted on SAfm, hosted on the first Wednesday of every month. The broadcast normally commences at 7:30pm and continues for roughly 30 minutes.

Jaco will be joining show h...

April 4, 2018

Our camping season has arrived and we could not be more excited - nothing beats taking a group of boys into the South African bush! We walk, we talk and we spend time learning about what it means to be boys and men of value.

And boy... do our boys love it. Whether we ar...

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