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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 !!

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


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”


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.


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.


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



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.

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

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.

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.

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 ..


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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 !!!

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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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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The Ultimate Holiday VIBE Just for TEENZ

The BUZZ was all in the Tygervalley Arena for the official VIP launch of HIP2BTEENZ .

100 VIP Teens cracked the nod to the hippest and hottest “mocktail” function.
Smoothies,personalised HIP2BTeenz cup cakes and loads of delicious treats were on the menue not to forget a glimpse at a few celebs who just could not stay away but will be back for the week of HIP2BFAMOUS.
DIETER VOIGT ex MR SA and now Pasella presenter was a hot favourite for the paparazzi and International make up artist and Celebrity Hair Stylist CARL ISAACS had the crowds enthralled as he created his magic on the models.( pssst…. girls Carl Isaacs will be back for HIP2BHOT so dont miss out on those workshops)

The entertainment for the evening begun with Boy Band ” A Klas Kandidaat ” followed by a world class performance by international hip hop performer KURT MINAAR and the AFRICAN HIP HOP STUDIO who will be presenting with us HIP2BDANCING from Mon 14th - Fri 18th June 2010.
(spaces are limited so BOOK NOW)

This was followed by a sneak preview of what to expect during HIP2BCHALLENGED as the WING TJUN guys gave self defence a whole new meaning.

BOOKINGS are NOW OPEN and spaces are limited
Phone CODE TEEN on 071 4956745 or email Karen Burt.
For more information visit the HIP2B TEENZ Info Zone, 10 June – 12 July 2010 in the Foschini Promo Court.


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HIP2B Teenz

The definitive holiday vibe just for teenz, girls and guys!

presented by Tygervalley Shopping Centre.

Hip 2B DANCING: 14-18 June
Hit the music hip hop with SA Champs. Group dance offs. Perform!
Hip2B HOT: 21-25 June 2010
You’ve got style. Fashion-Shopping. Trends. Make-up. Body. Image. Celebrities.
Hip2B FAMOUS: 28 June 2010 - 2 July 2010
Lights, Camera, ACTION! Modelling. TV/Film. DJ’s. Sports stars. Meet the celebrities. Plus your own style you famous photo shoot!
Hip2B CHALLENGED 5-9 July 2010
Let the games begin. Team challenges. Wing Tjun self defence. Guys Vs Girl talk.
Hip2B TEENZ CHILL ZONE: 14 June 2010 – 12 July 2010
Fuseball, Nintendo, WII, Pool table, Surf simulator, X BOX Games, Air Hockey, prizes and more!

Call now for bookings:

Phone CODE TEEN on 071 4956745 or email Karen Burt.
For more information visit the HIP2B TEENZ Info Zone, 10 June – 12 July 2010 in the Foschini Promo Court.

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