THE IDENTITY TRAP

Our team enjoyed 3 awesome days with the learners of Kliptown Secondary School in Johannesburg and topped it off with a half day workshop especially for the Teachers.
The workshop tackled bullying, conflict, peer pressure and building healthy relationships amongst the learners and educators.



GIRLOLOGY

CODE TEEN HAS JUST COMPLETED ANOTHER INCREDIBLE YEAR OF GIRLOLOGY WORKSHOPS
Impacting and reaching….. wait for it …. 38 000 girls over 100 workshops across South Africa in just 12 months !!
Can we have a HIGH FIVE and HOORAY for our awesome sponsor KOTEX for believing in our vision and joining hands with us empowering the next generation of amazing young women.

TWEEN TRENDS & TEA TIME

The Ultimate TWEEN & MUM FABULOSITY Afternoon

Bookings are open NOW

NAVIGATING GIRLWORLD

Johannesburg Teen Girls ARE YOU READY for another incredible Navigating Girlworld Day with Claire Mawisa? We can’t wait and will see YOU there.
(PS…space is limited so make your booking NOW)

NAVIGATING GIRLWORLD

Hey There Jozi Girls …this one’s especially for YOU
Bookings are open now and filling fast so make YOURS TODAY

THE KOTEXGIRLOLOGY” ROADSHOW

The ultimate guide to “SURVIVING and THRIVING” being a GIRL

WE ARE BACK!!!Kicking off in March 2015 with 80 “GIRLOLOGY” workshops in the Western Cape and KZN then from JUNE - AUGUST move up to Gauteng,Pretoria & North West,(Eeeek We are SO Excited!!)

Over the next 6 months Code Teen in association with KOTEX will be empowering and transforming over 20 000 young South African women between the ages of 17 and 25 on over 80 University and FET college campuses.

The infamous 3 hour “GIRLOLOGY” workshops are tailored around Self Esteem,Self Belief,Self Respect and explore limiting beliefs and self worth issues that inhibit young women and girls in the 21st Century .
The RESULT …. a whole lot inspiration for young women to BE and BECOME all they dream of … and of course topped with a sprinkling of “AWESOMNESS” …. all Thanks to KOTEX!! (and Our Code Teen Team XOXOXO)
Check out the pics on Facebook “KOTEX SA

HIGH SCHOOL JAM 2014


HIGH SCHOOL JAM 2014 in association with CLUBX and GHFM
The CHALLENGE is ON… 11 High Schools and over 1000 performers

Empowering Teenage Guys and Girls through Music and Performance HIGH SCHOOL JAM in association with CLUBX and GHFM is ready once again to rock the GrandWest Grand Arena in 2014 ( 23rd and 24th August) and this year promises to be yet another INDESCRIBABLE experience for both the performers AND the audience of 5000 fans,parents and entertainment professionals.

The ultimate objective is to develop self esteem,self worth and self belief within the schools and teenagers through the lessons learnt and instilled through production and performance on a world class stage such as the Grand Arena alongside the support and mentorship of facilitators and industry specialists.

Shout out to our AWESOME-AMAZING and FABULOUS SPONSORS for this Year
GRANDWEST,CLUBX,GOOD HOPE FM, Marshall Music, Yamaha Music, Cape Community Newspapers,,Gear House, AV Alliance,OBS,Dutch Tulip Productions, Camera Station, VNG Dubbing and Sportscene - you guys ROCK!!!

Go to www.planetproductions.co.za
for ALL the INFO , ALL the Schools , ALL the Prizes , ALL the Sponsors , ALL the Judges !!

S.H.E (Supporting Healing Empowering)

Code Teen in association with Healthworks are taking a stand against Rape and Abuse and hosting the S.H.E (Supporting Healing and Empowering Workshop) for 100 Teenage Girls who are survivors of Rape and Abuse.

The 1 day workshop takes the girls on an interactive “journey” of self discovery, overcoming fears & boosting self esteem and is jam packed with…
Navigating Girlology Discover YOUR Identity and what actually DEFINES YOU!!
Street Smart Survival Skills for the 21st Century Woman ( Hosted by Barry Badenhorst and the Foshan Wing Tjun Studio)
Rewired Destiny Healing the past and Rewiring the Future with E.F.T ( Emotional Freedom Technique)and Matrix Re-Imprinting- which help transform and release physical & emotional issues/feelings/beliefs/memories.(Hosted by Annette Du Toit)
Tapping Rapping Moving Grooving we wrap up the day with the ultimate dance release of inhibition and judgement (Hosted by Hope Maimane)

Our VIP Girls will be treated to delicious treats, refreshments and each receive the most decadent goody bags - all thanks to our generous and SPECIAL sponsors - Kotex, Kim Gray,Colcacchio,Sass Diva,Hans De Villiers-Knights Events, Alex Du Toit Photography, Poetry, Spar Cape Quarter, Prestige Cosmetics, Chocolate Time, African Sales Company, Label Orange, Philippa Green, Kirsten Gross, Sh’Zen , Club X Magazine, Canal Walk, Ivo Health, Spice4Life, Tri Bakery, Norman Goodfellows, Ralo Cosmetics, Espresso Bakery, Just Water, College Of Cape Town, 3D Models, Outlaws Models, Boss Models, Kool Kids, Grace Models, Faith Models, and to all the individual sponsors and volunteers - THANK YOU x

GIRL POWER

The Ultimate SELF EMPOWERMENT Teen Girls ANTI-RAPE and Self Defence Experience

Our Code Teen Girls Unleashed all their Street Smart Survival Skills on the recent GIRL POWER workshop showing us the real meaning of “GIRLS IN ACTION” as we faced our FEARS and awakened our personal POWER.

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy “Navigating GIRLWORLD” Workshop

The Perfect Recipe for ULTIMATE FABULOSITY IS the combination of … Code Teen and The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Ladies!

Code Teen spent a jam packed “Navigating Girlworld” day with the “OWLA” Girls at the gorgeous and ever so awesome Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy in Johannesburg.
The day began with an interactive power hour of self exploration and self analysis and had our ladies discovering WHO in the world they are… REALLY.
Then - cue our Beauty 911 21st Century Girls Guide to SKIN -HAIR and BODY CARE with where we divulged ..ALL the tips .. all the advice and all the solutions.
Girlology Fem Facts& Myth busters and Fashion Fabulosity were as always a “hit” BUT the ultimate highlight was our unique “Girl vs Guy Talk” session with our 3 celebrity guys .. Siya-Sizwe and Kabelo where we translated the mysteries between guys and girls..UNCENSORED and 100% Honest.
Laden with goodies from KOTEX and Sass Diva the girls said goodbye to our Code Teen Team .. but not without asking WHEN WILL YOU BE BACK??” .. and we said “SOON… because you cant keep fabulosity apart!!”

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Code Teen and Totally Tween visited East London

GIRL TALK was the “buzz word” in EAST LONDON
Code Teen and Totally Tween filled “jam packed” halls and promised to RETURN.

GIRL TALK B..FF Holiday Workshops

GIRL TALK B..FF” Workshops were a BLAST

B.. for BOYOLOGY(We heard it all from our panel of Guys themselves - EVERYTHING we needed to know on love-girls-dating-romance-and a whole lot more UNCENSORED and 100% HONEST)
F.. for FRIENDS or FRENEMIES( Peer pressure and the real deal on GIRLWORLD!!)
F.. for FASHION-FAMILY-FUTURE-FEELINGS( Discover WHO in the world YOU are really - your essential guide to tuning into “RADIO YOU

It’s A GIRL THING ( for Tweens and Teens)

Code Teen(13-19yrs) and Totally Tween(10-12yrs) ROCKED the JULY HOLS
“It’s a GIRL THING” workshops were hosted at Cavendish Square
All JAM PACKED with oodles of Girly FABULOSITY as we “Navigated GIRLWORLD”,debated “GIRLOLOGY”,checked out TWEEN “survival skills”,got the low down on “Beauty 911” and “Beauty Tween” endulged in “Fashion Frenzy” with a fashion tip feast,style YOU Famous and DON’T FORGET The JUNK to FUNK workshop with our favourite Good Hope FM DJ’s and Fashion celebs.

OOOPS and DID we mention the AWESOME GOODY Bags and Prizes up for Grabs
Thanks to ClubX Magazine,Superclub Magazine,Revlon,YDE,Identity,Foschini,BODY SHOP,Precioux,AVA,Kim Gray and wait for it … SASS DIVA.
Can you say EXCITED!!!

CODE TEEN said Goodbye to 2011 and HELLO 2012 with loads of FABULOSITY

Whew…where to start..
December was all about FESTIVE FABULOSITY and we hit Jozi by storm
Together with CLUB X MAGAZINE and KOTEX Code Teen delighted 100 Jozi Girls at “The Venue” in Melrose Arch.
It was the ultimate GIRLY FEAST of GIROLOGY(which is our OWN Code Teen name for “everything GIRL!”)
We spent an awesome day jam packed with all the skills and tools a girl would need to SHINE over the Festive Season.
From Make up with YARDLEY to an Interactive Fashion Trend Style Session then of course the KOTEX FEMININE Challenge AND our very own CODE TEEN-KOTEX GIRLOLOGY and BOYOLOGY panel discussion with all our “FAV” Jozi Celebs.(mmmm not to forget the decadent feast of “nibbles and treats” and the “to die for” Goody Bags)

December would not have been complete without the ULTIMATEAVA GODDESS PARTY
50 Teen Girls-AVA-CARLTON HAIR-SMASHBOX and CODE TEEN… now thats how to throw a PARTY
Arrival Strawberry Mocktails were just the START!! and the the buzz reached a high when our “Teen AVA Goddesses” all were unleashed with stylists and professionals and emerged like the Goddesses they were born to be.
JOZI and DURBS .. watch this space - AVA GODDESS PARTIES are YOURS next !!!

JANUARY 2012 kicked off with CODE TEEN Inspiring and Motivating various Schools,Colleges and Organisations
“Dreams are whispers from the Soul” and we believe this is the key to really “LIVING LIFE
Our January Motivation Workshops were presented to over 500 girls.
* FEDISA(Future Excellence Design Institute of South Africa)
* CAPE TOWN COLLEGE -Gardens Campus
* CAPE PHILHARMONIC YOUTH ORCHESTRA




CODE TEENHIGH SCHOOL JAM

EMPOWERING Teenagers and developing SELF ESTEEM through Production & Music

Code Teen in association with GrandWest afforded an unparalleled opportunity over 1 weekend in JULY to an excess of 1500 teenagers and 10 schools during their performance to the SOLD OUT Grand Arena of 5000 people per day.

The concept was to develop within the teens confidence and self esteem chanelled through production-performance -music and entertainment whilst simultaneously encouraging spirit and mutual support and respect for fellow teens all sharing the same passions and dreams.

The teens were challenged with fund raising opportunities from ticket sales-Prize opportunity for Spirit and support which would go towards developing music further within the schools as well as supporting less advantaged schools.
The initiative was such an overwhelming success it has already been sponsored by GrandWest and scheduled in the calendar for July 2012

Some “Thank You Quotes” from Heads of Schools

There has been shouts and tears of joy,the kids have walked tall,they have functioned even more than before as a team.But most of all,they are grateful.And this is something that touches me right in the middle of my heart.This wondrous opportunity has given us all a reason to reflect and remember that life is great!Thank you”

I’ve had the mom of a child in the show who stutters,in tears at how much confidence and enthusiasm her child has acquired because of this-Thank you”

It was an unforgettable,amazing experience and I was blown away by all our talented teenagers and proud of the hardworking,inspiring teachers”

Thank you so much to you and your team for creating such wonderful memories for our learners.I know they thoroughly enjoyed themselves and they definitely did us proud”

1000 Girls Against RAPE & ABUSE Official MAYORAL Handover

CODE TEEN hands the Every Girls a Princess Pledge Wall signed by 1000 Teen girls to the Mayor PATRICIA DE LILLE

The initiative started on Youth Day and extended to Mandela Day where CODE TEEN spent 30 days empowering over 180 Raped and Abused Teen Girls at various workshops,camps and initiatives together with WHEATT ( Womans Hope Education & Training Trust) the ACVV-Homes and Safe Houses.

Patricia De Lille added her own message right next to CODE TEEN’s Logo “Whatever happens to us in life is what we allow to happen!Don’t allow bad things happen to you!Fight Back!” and was even such a FAB sport she put on our PINK FLUFFY PRINCESS CROWN for Pics-what a LADY!!


Thanks to all our amazing sponsors who made this initiative possible- Ava Secrets-Club X Magazine-Cavendish Square-The Taxi Radio Station-Sass Diva-We Love Go Go-Miss Junior Africa Claudia Degenaar-Cell C-Ponds-Lentheric-Metro Rail-Photo Booth-Carlton Hair-Smash Box and of course to all of your FABULOUS CODE TEEN GIRLS who were involved in so many ways - tweeting-blogging and turning up to support their fellow “girls”

Next Year BIGGER & BETTER

WIN A DAY FOR THE DIVAS

Code Teen Loves SASS DIVA and their “WIN A DAY FOR THE DIVAS” Competition

Girls Check this out-and enter instore at SASS DIVA now,The Competition ends at the end of September.
Win a Day for YOU and your BFF worth R32 000 can you say WHOOPPEEE !!
Prizes are from GHD,Carlton Hair,Lollyloves.com,Southern Sun,Dream Nails,Body & Vogue Eyewear,Miss Molly Fashions,Lentheric Fragrance and Make-up and of course SASS DIVA.

EVERY GIRL’S A PRINCESS

EVERY GIRL’S A PRINCESS
In celebration of Youth Day and Mandela Day CODE TEEN in association with CAVENDISH SQUARE,AVA SECRETS and CLUB X MAGAZINE presents EVERY GIRL’S A PRINCESS

A 30 Day Teen Girls self-esteem and empowerment initiative for disadvantaged and abused SA girls and supported by EVERY fellow SA Teen Girl to ALL become the Princesses they were born to be.

We kicked off on 16th June with a Youth Day Self Empowerment Workshop and Makeover for 20 disadvantaged and abused girls from
W.H.E.A.T.T(Woman’s Hope Education and Training Trust) In true fairytale tradition,these girls were taken on a powerful transformational journey inspiring the belief that anything and everything IS possible.
The girls were indulged with delightful goody bags from Club X-Cavendish Square and Ava Secrets-then finally treated to the ultimate make-over and professional”cover girl” photographic shoot.

THEN …..ALL SA TEEN GIRLS YOU ARE INVITED(Yes YOU and YOU and YOU - and your BFF) to ….

THE MANDELA DAY PRINCESS PARTY and PRINCESS SLIPPER PROJECT
1000 Teen Girls Unite for 67 Minutes and sign the ever so glamorous AVA SECRETS Treaty/Pledge Wall against RAPE and ABUSE and FOR being treated like a PRINCESS!

DATE: Saturday 16th July 2011

WHERE: Cavendish Square Centre Court

TIME: 11h45 for 12h00 SHARP ( we want 1000 GIRLS there at 12h00) - Ends 13h07 ( But we know us Girls will be having far too much fun to end it all then so will surely keep the fun and spirit going ) - especially as rumour has it some of our favourite and rather dishy SA Celebrity Guys will be popping past to show us their support and take a pic or 2 with us all.

PRIZES There will be oodles of FABULOUS prizes available to girls who sign the wall - Club X Bracelets and Magazines for the 1st 1000 girls - SASS DIVA Accessory Hampers,Hoity Toity Hampers,Ava Secrets Princess Pyjama Parties - shopping vouchers and MORE ..

DELICIOUS TREATS And just when you though it can’t get better - endulge in the decadent treats table filled with cup cakes and all our favourite sweet treats - OR grab a packet of fresh popcorn.. maybe a candy floss - get a mini make over and dont forget to dress up with our whacky accessories and pose for your pics with your BFF in the instant photo booth.

DRESS Like a Princess - embrace your tiara and indulge your heels - thrown on a feather boa FABULOSITY STARTS RIGHT HERE!

BRING 1 pair(or more)of 2nd hand or new shoes in great condition to donate to the Princess Slipper Project which will ensure disadvantage and abused girls will always have Cinderella Shoes to take her where she deserves to be.

WHAT TO DO NOW? That’s Easy - spread the word - make it a date - plan a get together or BFF reunion - Face Book our link - Twitter - Blog and BBM and help us round up 1000 girls - Can we do it - “YES WE CAN

Loads of FANTASTIC Prizes make up-shopping vouchers-and the ultimate Ava Princess Party at your home for 1 winner and 3 BFF.

SEE YOU THERE GIRLS - we are so excited and simply can’t wait xx

CELEBRITIES and ROLE Models YOUTH DAY Inspirational Quotes

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES for our CODE TEEN GIRLS from our SA CELEBRITIES and Favourite ROLE MODELS

In celebration of Youth Day and Mandela Day - CODE TEEN in association with CAVENDISH SQUARE, AVA SECRETS and CLUB X MAGAZINE presents - “EVERY GIRL’S A PRINCESS” – a 30 Day teen girls self-esteem and empowerment initiative for disadvantaged and abused SA girls and supported by EVERY fellow SA Teen Girl to ALL become the Princesses they were born to be.

Each Day this week leading up to YOUTH DAY several of SA’s Celebrities and Role Models share their words of INSPIRATION for SA Teenage Girls ..

TAMMY- ANNE FORTUIN - TV Presenter for All Access and Roer
“Always believe and know that OUR background and circumstances may have INFLUENCED who we are… but we are responsible for WHO become” - wishing the youth of South Africa to be the blessed future of our beautiful nation

CLAUDIA DEGENAAR - MISS Junior Africa 2010
“success is like a staircase and luck like a lift. The lift may fail to work properly but the staircase will always bring you to the top”

MARC LOTTERING Comedian and Entertainer
“Life sometimes puts us in the furnace - but I do believe that we all have the ability to emerge from that furnace as poor gold”

JO-ANN STRAUSS - Former Miss SA – Top Billing Presenter – MC and Business Woman
“Every girl deserves to be treated like the Princess that she is!”

KIM GRAY - Online Fashion Columnist - Blogger and Stylist
“When I was in primary school - I spent the night at a friends house where I felt really uncomfortable - I made an excuse to call my mom and go home. Later on I found out my friends sister was raped in that very house some days later.My appeal to you, is follow your instincts, trust your gut! Believe in your self and your heart - NEVER be to shy or scared to stand up for yourself and say something!”

SUGA - 104.9 DJ – and MC
“You are my heroines.You inspire me.Celebrate yourselves because you are gifts to this world. One thing I know for sure is that ANYTHING is possible. My life is a testament to that. Never let your circumstances or experiences dictate the direction of your life. You are powerful! Keep moving, keep smiling, keep shining”

DR EVE - (Dr Marlene Wasserman)Clinical Sexologist and Author Dr Eve’s Sex Book-A Guide for Young People
_ “Become a woman by looking at yourself in the mirror rather than the television screen or magazine that tells you how you should look and feel.
Become a woman by knowing how your own body works and feels
Become a woman by asking yourself important questions that will help you make good decisions about school, your parents, your friends and people with whom you fall in love.
Become a woman who knows how to embrace pleasure in a responsible and rewarding manner. Then you and all around you will treat you with respect” _

CHRISTINA STORM - SA Actress and Celebrity Model
“Never be bullied into silence, never allow yourself to be made a victim,accept no-one’s definition of your life: define yourself!”

AXENE LOUBSER - Youngest SAMA 2010 Winner
“Dreams can come true,the only thing standing in your way, Is YOU. Don’t give up, and don’t listen to critics. Work hard and you will be rewarded”

IRIT NOBLE - Inspirational Entertainer
“Do not judge how you feel inside, by how other people look on the outside; everybody has their own challenges, & sometimes it helps me to feel better about mine when I talk to someone else about theirs.”

AYANDA TINI - GOOD HOPE FM DJ
“Avra k’davra” :it’s aramaic for - “I will create as I speak”
This is important because we are the great magicians of our life. What we speak, think, happens.

DIETER VOIGT - MR SA 2007 & Pasella TV Presenter
“You are a special person with endless talent and potential.Dream big,work hard at achieving your dreams and smile on the beauty of life. Your best is yet to come!”

IRMA G - 104.9 DJ
“Achieving ones goals are never easy, remember that you have what it takes to be successful.No matter what has happened you,you have survived the ordeal and you are in a better position than others who have not felt your pain to be able to reach the goals you have set for yourself.So,chin up and face the world with your head held high an remember you are a winner!”

TAMMY FARRELL - Model and Winner of “Beauty of Triumph “2010
“Never be afraid of hard work. Nothing in life comes easily. If you want something badly enough, put your mind to it and pursue it. Its amazing what you’ll be able to achieve”

MICHELLE KOREVAAR - Founder of SPICE4LIFE
“Decide what you want in the finest detail. Think BIG. Write it down. Believe it. Then get started living it. Each step is an action towards progress.”

ANJA VAN ZYL - MISS SA 1st Princess
“Forgiveness is the hope to accept that you can not change yesterday, but to open the door to a fearless tomorrow”

CHARMAINE NOY - KFM Breakfast Show Presenter
“When we’re young, adversity can often seem insurmountable, but time and experience teaches you, without a doubt, that no matter what happens you WILL overcome and you WILL become stronger. We don’t always choose our experiences, but we always get to choose how we deal with them.”

SOLI PHILANDER - Award Winning Perfroming Artist and Radio Host of “The Taxi”
“Mooi is ‘n gedagte en die gedagte is joune “

NATALIE BECKER - Actress and MC
“Be your own best friend.Love yourself.Feel the fear and do it anyway.Trust your intuition. Break the silence. Ask for guidance.YES and NO are the two most important words you will ever use.Become conscious of your power of choice and use it to lovingly create the life you have always dreamed of.Every moment is an opportunity to make a different choice - love yourself enough and the world will have no choice but to reflect that love back at you.The world needs you to be the best version of yourself, so believe in yourself and believe in your dreams.”

CINDY NELL ROBERTS - Former Miss SA- and Business Woman
“Everything in Life is 10% Raw talent and 90% Hard work. You can be the best if you work the hardest!And there is no Exception!”

AND Finally … YOUTH DAY INSPIRATIONS FROM THE GOOD HOPE FM DJ’S

GUY MCDONALD - Presenter of Good Hope FM Breakfast Show
“Many girls who find themselves victims of abuse carry with them a multitude of negative emotions and they don’t have to or deserve to! Girls, you are the future mothers of our nation, you are the soul of our existence! Believe that whatever abuse happened to you is not your fault and that you have a choice to see it as just that: its what happened! The story you choose to tell yourself about what happened can ruin your future! So be brave,acknowledge what happened in the past but don’t live the story. Create the possibility of a positive future”

NIGEL PIERCE - Presenter The Nigel Pierce show, weekdays, 09:00 to 12:00 on Good Hope FM
“Only you can turn your situation or circumstances around, this is just one hurdle that you have to overcome. If there is a desire, someone will help you overcome your past towards a successful future.”

SEAN O - presenter of The O-Zone, weekdays, 15:00 to 19:00 on Good Hope FM
_”Enthusiasm is contagious. Go on, start an epidemic. We are afraid to pursue our dreams, because we feel we don’t deserve them or we feel won’t be able to achieve them anyway, so why try. But there is no need to fear. Chase that dream with every fibre in your body!To the world you may be one person… but to one person, you are the world.Time is fleeting. Don’t ever waste your days doing not what you dream to do.”
SeanO also like these lyrics… “whenever one door closes, I hope one more opens. Promise me you’ll give faith a fighting chance. And when you get the chance to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance!” - Lee Aan Womack “I hope you dance”_

TYRONE PAULSEN - presenter of The 411 - Fridays from 19:00 to 22:00 and Saturdays from 18:00 to 22:00 on Good Hope FM
“In life aim for the moon, because even if you miss,you’ll still be among the stars.”

STEPHANIE B - presenter of Weekend Breakfast,Saturdays from 06:00 to 08:00 and Sundays from 06:00 to 09:00 on Good Hope FM
“Everything will be ok in the end, if it isn’t ok yet, then it isn’t the end. Never give up hope, ask for help when you need it and remember that you are not your past.”

CARL WASTIE - presenter of The Teen Show, Saturdays from 12:00 to 15:00 and also sports presenter to the Good Hope FM Breakfast Show with Guy McDonald, weekdays, 06:00 – 09:00 on Good Hope FM
“What you are is God’s Gift to you, What you make of yourself is your gift to God so be yourself and know that no matter what, you have something unique to offer this world by just being YOU.”

SANDRA ROSENBERG - Newsreader on the Nigel Pierce Show, weekdays, 09:00 to 12:00 on Good Hope FM.
Her 3 Favourite quotes are:“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” Dr Seuss
“It’s not who you are that holds you back, its who you think you’re not.” Anonymous
“Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.”Judy Garland

HAPPY YOUTH DAY TO ALL OUR AWESOME TEENS
SELF LOVE
SELF RESPECT
SELF BELIEF

CLUB X MAGAZINE FASHION FAB WORKSHOP

THE FOSCHINI GROUP’S CLUB X Magazine in association with CODE TEEN and YARDLEY have all the answers to “How to be the BEST me?”


Join us for a Teen Girls only FASHIONABLY FABULOUS day at Ratanga Junction on 30th April 2011 09h30-14h00 .

The Yardley team will be hands on and demo all the hottest Winter 2011 looks and tips and the Foschini Fashion Guru’s will be sharing their style secrets and how to shop MORE but spend less.

If that was not enough FABULOSITY- after our healthy mind and healthy body experts have worked their magic so we stay in great shape for Winter we will close the day shaking our tail feathers LATINO style as we show how all of us GALS can ” Strictly Come SALSA

(psst there are the most awesome goody bags so get booking NOW!!)

Sunday Sun Sunbabes CODE TEEN Experience

The 2010 Sunday Sun Sunbabes were once again treated to a LIFECHANGING CODE TEEN Experience in Johannesburg

12 ordinary and regular girls all with dreams and aspirations hit JOZI for a full weekend with the CODE TEEN team and were treated to a once in a lifetime experience thanks to the Sunday Sun Newspaper.
The weekend was all in preparation for the final judging of Sunbabe of the Year and transformed the girls both physically and mentally.

It was a full program especially geared towards making the most of ourselves & life’s opportunities AND developing a positive self image

The weekend was loaded with image,fashion and modelling advice from the industry’s most glamorous and respected specialists and thanks to our fabulous sponsors Black Like Me and IMAN Cosmetics - the girls were treated to make overs- DIY tips and the most fabulous goodybags.

The calendar shoot was ultimately the weekends highlight and the girls performed like professionals in front of the cameras, ensuring the Sunday Sun calendar issue was another sellout

FINALLY it was time for the Final Event and the trendy Turbine Hall venue was overflowing with celebrities- and media all clammering to catch a look at how regular girls against all odds made it to the top- realised their dreams and transformed into the stars they were born to be.

CAMP 17 - 6 DAYS of Girly FABULOSITY

The SEVENTEEN MAGAZINE Camp for Teenage Girls was the ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE

6 Days with just us GIRLSAND the pressure is already on for the next one in Cape Town - Johannesburg and Durban

Camp 17 kicked off in style at CAVENDISH SQUARE where the girls were treated to Strawberry Smoothie “Mocktails” and scrumptuous chocolate brownies.Then laden with “to die for” goodie bags the girls left in the CAMP 17 Bus for our exclusive Camp destination.

WHAT DID WE GET UP TO ??
WOW.. Where to start .. Morning Yoga on the lawn was followed by daily self esteem and self exploration life lessons which tackled all the “minefields” and challenges faced by todays 21st Century Teenage Girl.

Then the daily Challenges begun .. which saw enormous competition between our 4 HOITY TOITY teams
The Lolas
The Hoity Toitys
The Ooh La Loves’
The La Di Da’s

THE CHALLENGES
Camp 17 was all about fabulosity and the challenges were all executed with real style
From the “Who Wants to be a Millionaire Celebrity Quizz” to the “Junk to Funk Fashion Show” to the most elegant “To Dine For” Italian Fiesta Dinner Party - the girls went all out and seriously camped in STYLE.
BUT the highlight had to be the “Get your Fame On Celebrity Concert” which showcased all the girls and would be a”sellout”on Broadway.

THE WORKSHOPS
Thanks to the most phenomenal sponsors HOITY TOITY,YARDLEY OATMEAL,SLOGGI,EVENT SAFE,MARC ANTHONY,KISS,BOSTIK and of course CAVENDISH SQUARE - our girls were also treated to fantastic workshops.
Hair and Make Up brought to us by YARDLEY was with none other than the famous Guru himself “Carl Isaacs”
The Sloggi “My Bra” workshop was a real hit (not to mention the stunning prize of Sloggi Underwear for 1 year which went to one lucky girl)and
Event Safe brought us the Wing Tjun ” Anti Rape ” workshop which empowered all the girls both physically & mentally.
BUT the all time favourite where the girls spent most of their “me time” was at the Pamper Parlour painting their nails in this seasons hottest summer colours and at night sipping hot chocolate-toasting marshmallows and catching up on girly chat time.

TIME TO SAY GOODBYE
The last day came far too quickly and was a treasure chest of emotions-hugs and tears at the thought of leaving all the fun and new friends behind and having to return to the real world again .. BUT armed with the gift of a lifetime experience the girls were all transported in the Camp 17 bus safely back to Cavendish Square and welcomed by Family and Friends ..

ROLL ON THE NEXT CAMP 17 with CODE TEENWE WILL SEE YOU THERE!!

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HOITY TOITY -CAMP 17

It’s the Ultimate SEVENTEEN Camp Experience Coming THESE SEPT HOLS

Brought to you by Hoity Toity and facilitated by CODE TEEN-powered by Cavendish Square

CAMP DATES for Cape Town - 26th September - 1st October
Special Rates NOW - Book in with a Friend and pay ONLY R 750 EACH - Now thats a mega saving!!

SIX Days - NO parents-NO Boys -Just Girly FUN !!!

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
Here’s a sneak preview of just SOME of the super cool activities you can expect on YOUR camp

GUYS 101 Everything a gals gotta know about guys - BOYOLOGY …at its best.
FASHION Design YOUR own outfits then strut your stiletto heels on the Camp 17 Runway.DIY your wardrobe- fit your SLOGGI Bra - work it girls!
BEAUTY Your own Exclusive Yardley Oatmeal Skincare & beauty workshop with SA’s Celebrity make up artist and stylist. Carl Isaacs will give you all the hottest tips on skin care routines – make up and all the “stars” beauty secrets.Plus take some time out and give yourself and your BFF’s a manicure or pedicure and test all the fabulous KISS NAIL PRODUCTS - try the hot bold colours or go for French Tips.
HAIR Look Like the Star you are with Marc Anthony Hair Care & styling products.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES Let the games begin … Team Challenges … show us what girls are made of!- A la Hoity Toity Style of Course!!
HEALTH The Hoity Toity Girls guide to healthy eating - Health and nutrition are the menus of the day … but sssshhhh, chocs and popcorn are sneaked in for movie night.PLUS kick start each day with Yardley Oatmeal Healthy Skin and Healthy Body Yoga sessions and other fab activities will get you rearing to GO!
ENTERTAINMENT Crowd around the camp fire for glitzy game nights, mellow movie nights(popcorn and marshmallows)the Twighlight Saga marathon, group entertainment challenges and Karaoke plus… Put on your dancing shoes – the Hoity Toity girls are on Camp 17!

Prizes … Goody bags … Girl talk … Me time … and more

BOOKINGS and more info : Check out the WHAT’s HOT section on www.seventeen.co.za or contact Anastasia Taylor.

BOOK for you and your BFF NOW !!Only R 750 each - See you there!

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MATRIC MINEFIELDS OR MAKE OVER 101

Vangate Mall and CODE TEEN Unveil the Ultimate Matric Dance Guide

The Code Teen Matric Dance Workshop held at Vangate Mall on Womans Day was tailored to include ALL the essential social skills,dating guidelines,fashion and make up tips,grooming and pre dance preparation to ensure the BIG NIGHT is filled with FABULOSITY

The workshop highlighted ” the Matric Dance and BEYOND..”_(sourcing the “perfect dress” - the accessories and the after party- Make Up and party girl tips AND the girls favourite ” BOY PANEL DISCUSSION” which translated the ” mysteries of GUYS on the special occasion ” thanks to our VIP Guests DJ EAZY-PAGS and MIKE .

The Girls all left with FABULOUS Goody Bags thanks to Vangate Mall and CLUB X spoiled the girls with the latest Club X Mag and one lucky Shopping Voucher .

ROLL ON MATRIC!!!~

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WHEATT & CODE TEEN Celebrate WOMANS DAY

Celebrating Womans Day with the Next Generation of AWE INSPIRING WOMEN

WHEATT (Womans Hope Education and Training Trust) hosted a CODE TEEN experience at the ARTSCAPE Womans Festival.
90 Teenage Girls majority from disadvantaged backgrounds-safe houses and homes were enriched as they Decoded Girl World and discovered how to unleash their potential and strive towards being leaders and role models in the next millenium .

We talked FEM FACTSand Hygiene-the essential myths and truths to being a woman AND the girls were inspired with DIY Fashion Tips -learning how to look fabulous and make the most of a limited budget.

The day wrapped up as we Translated the mysteries of Girls and Guys with an interactive guy versus girl panel discussion headed up by our celebrity guests
SUGA Good Hope FM
Warren McAslan Local & International Model and Actor
Pags & Al Cape Towns Got Talent Anchor MC’s and UCT Radio DJ’s

THANKS to WHEATT for the constant belief and support of CODE TEEN - PLUS the awesome ” Lumo” GOODY BAGS which the girls all received and ..
CLUB X MAGAZINE for the FAB Shopping Voucher and Magazines to inspire and revolutionise the ” Next Generation”

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