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Amazing holiday drama programme in Swakopmund and Walvis Bay

10 May

For over 15 years now, the Helen O'Grady Drama Academy in Africa has been pioneering its amazing holiday programmes for children thoughout Africa. Using drama as the base, children cover many things from singing, dance and acting. These holiday camps are now used on the international network thanks to the huge success in Africa.


The main aim of these holiday classes is educational. The children develop children very quickly using a variety of fun and entertaining techniques which the Academy is famous for captiviting children. The main skills that are always taught are 21st Century Skills which include:




Critical Thinking



Through this the children develop very quickly in confidence and their self-esteem. It is the Academy's motto that 'everyone is a star' and so through this children thrive.


For more information about our holiday programmes around Africa and in Swakopmund and Walvisbay, please click on the locations tab on this website.



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"We have been among the family of Helen O'Grady since the start. For almost 15 years my two sons, Khaled 18 and sherif 14, have participated in both drama program and summer and winter camps. It has been a corner stone of fun, inclusion, friendship, teamwork and pure joy. Khaled has started at age 3 years as a camper and progressed into volunteer and finally team leader. Sherif wouldn't dream of missing one da..."

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23 April