August 2010


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 .


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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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The 2010 TEENAGERS Social Development and Upliftment Holiday Project

In association with the ACVV

CODE TEEN recruited 150 Teens from Maitland/Brooklyn and Koeberg areas and over the 4 week school holiday period during the 2010 World Cup kept the teens …

SAFE- INFORMED and INSPIRED as we produced the ultimate “Teens On Stage” BACKSTAGE PASS experience.

The 150 teens were indulged with crucial life skills on self esteem, self belief and self respect- leading up to the ultimate stage show production.Workshops included overcoming life’s hurdles, accepting challenges and ultimately becoming the you that you really can be!

Together with CODE TEEN the 150 teens over the 4 weeks were styled, trained and groomed by SA’s top models, make up artists, stylists, DJ’s, choreographers, Hip Hop dancers.
Finally all the hard work culminating in the “Backstage Pass Teens On Stage” production where the local community experienced the ultimate showcase of talent and reformed ambition as the 150 teens produced -showcased and unveiled a medley of talent, aspirations, determination and dreams …
ULTIMATELY … the destiny we are ALL capable of.

Our SINCERE THANKS from us all at CODE TEEN to the incredible friends - colleagues and partners who made this dream come true :
*ACVV Peninsula Management and The National Lottery for their belief in CODE TEEN,
*Abi & Mike from our Code Teen Team for endless passion and energy with our teens,
*Carl Isaacs Hair & Make Up Institute_ for transforming the performers_
*Martin Myers -Sony BMG and Triple M Music
*Gavin Taylor -Grand West Entertainment
*Yaz and the Amanzi Blue Team
*Just Sets Cape Town
*Ultra Events
*Do Re Me
*Falko “The Grafitti Maestro”
*Kurt and the African Hip Hop Studio
*Dutch Tulip Productions and Gavin Taylor for ensuring each Teen has a DVD of the show and memories to last a lifetime
*Buuren High School
*Maitland High School
*De Grendel High School

The Teenagers chose the wording which was printed onto their T Shirts - it said REMEMBER THIS FACE I AM GONNA MAKE IT BIG
…. and we KNOW THEY WILL!!

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WHEATT Hosts CODE TEEN during 2010 Hols

Empowering the Young Women of the 21st Century

During the 2010 World Cup Holidays WHEATT Womans Hope Education and Training Trust hosted a series of CODE TEEN “Girl Talk” workshops for teenage girls from various cultural backgrounds.

The Funky -Fun Filled days were jam packed with essential tools and information designed to motivate and empower the young women of the 21st Century.
The girls were given a sneak preview into the hottest cover girl make up trends and indulged in “girls go shopping” a fashion tip feast of how to create the ultimate wardrobe from a few basic essentials and D.I.Y re-inventing last seasons favourite key items.

The day concluded with the all time favourite guy versus girl talk panel discussion and included V.I.P Guest Guys Don Madge celebrity professional Muai Thai fighting champion and winner New Face Model Search, Mike Mpofu Program Manager & DJ UCT Radio, DJ EAZY Celebrity DJ and Radio Personality


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