Today began with breakfast, followed by a song offering from Primadonna and Hombakazi. Participants then boarded the bus to go on two special outings. First stop was Camp Hill Village, followed by a tour of Newberry House.

Camp Hill Village, established in 1964 a home to adult residents facing intellectual challenges. Here, residents are able to live a meaningful life where they contribute to the village and make a variety of products that are available for residents as well as sold externally and bring in an income for the community. Camp Hill boasts a dairy where milk, cheese and yoghurt are manufactured. Camp Hill Yoghurt has been awarded as the best natural yoghurt in the Western Cape. The have a bakery which produces a variety of breads, biscuits, rusks, granola and muesli. The bakery boasts a sour dough culture that is 19 years old. In the herbal section, soaps, cosmetics and natural products are made with natural ingredients. Fresh produce is farmed seasonally using biodynamic/organic farming principles along with other farm produce such as eggs and fire wood are available. Participants started their visit by weeding in the veggie garden and planting in the garden. After which a tour of the farm gave participants an idea of how the farm is run and what an integral part the residents play in making the concept of inclusive living a possibility for those facing intellectual challenges.

After the tour, participants got back on the bus and journeyed to Newberry House in Somerset West. There principle Alistair Green took participants through each environment, starting with the infant community, children’s house and the adolescent environments. Newberry caters for children from 18 months to 18 years.

Upon returning to the Sustainability Institute, participants were invited to join a drumming class until dinner was ready to be served. After dinner, everyone departed for the evening.