FWDCSA Calendar of Events for 2018

 

 

Please note that since some dates are inscribed on this calendar months in advance, it is unavoidable that some details and/or dates may change. To avoid disappointment, please confirm with the club office that the event is still due to take place at the advertised time, place and date. 

Outings Events Driver Training
 

August 2018

  Thu 09 Aug - Womens' Day
  Thu 09 to Sun 12 Aug - Extended Outing to Khutse
4 days, 3 nights in Khutse Game Reserve, Botswana from 9-12 August.
Khutse Game Reserve has always been one of my favourite places to visit. The sheer tranquillity of the magnificent Kalahari makes this special place a great bush breakaway in Botswana.  Get more information on this trip here.
  Sat 11 Aug - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 19 Aug - Open Day - Note date change.
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Sun 19 Aug - Outing to At se Gat 4x4
More information to follow when available.
  Thu 23 to Mon 27 Aug - Extended Outing to the Tuli Block
More information to follow when available.
  Fri 24 Aug to Tue 04 Sep - Extended Outing to Limpopo, Banhine and Massingir
For this trip the club will be travelling to two different parks in Limpopo, the Blouberg Nature Reserve as well as to Mapungubwe. From there the trip will move on through the Kruger National Park into Mozambique. The Mozambique leg of the trip will have us travel to Banhine National Park and give us a look at Massingir Dam. Get more information on this trip here.
  24-26 August 2018 De Rust Camping Site - Dinokeng Game Reserve
You are invited to join a camping weekend away to say "good bye to winter". On the banks of the Pienaars River, and within the Dinokeng Big Five Game Reserve, De Rust is a peaceful, spacious caravan park, shaded by beautiful indigenous trees. Just 35km from Pretoria, this is the perfect place to come to for a peaceful appreciation of untouched bushveld. Part of the Finfoot Conservancy and home to The Big Five, De Rust also boasts impressive birdlife. Get more information on this trip here.
  Sat 25 Aug - Vehicle Recovery and Equipment Course
Join us for an educational, informative, fun and very 'hands-on' recovery training day and learn what you and your equipment are actually capable of! Get full details here.
 

September 2018

  Fri 24 Aug to Tue 04 Sep - Extended Outing to Limpopo, Banhine and Massingir
For this trip the club will be travelling to two different parks in Limpopo, the Blouberg Nature Reserve as well as to Mapungubwe. From there the trip will move on through the Kruger National Park into Mozambique. The Mozambique leg of the trip will have us travel to Banhine National Park and give us a look at Massingir Dam. Get more information on this trip here.
  Sat 08 Sep - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 09 Sep - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Fri 21 to Sun 23 Sep - Berakah 4x4
More information to follow when available.
  Sat 29 Sep to Mon 08 Oct - Extended Outing to Gonarezhou
More information to follow when available.
 

October 2018

  Sat 29 Sep to Mon 08 Oct - Extended Outing to Gonarezhou
More information to follow when available.
  Sat 13 Oct - Club Jamboree
More information to follow when available.
  Sun 14 Oct - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
 

November 2018

  Sat 10 Nov - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 11 Nov - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Fri 16 to Sun 18 Nov - Rust de Winter 4x4
More information to follow when available.
 

December 2018

  Sat 08 Dec - Driver Training
The FWDCSA Driver Training Course with DCC Certification (Driver Competency Certificate) will teach you how to get the best out of your four-wheel-drive vehicle. At our own training venue you will learn your vehicle's systems and their correct use, how to choose the best and safest path for your vehicle through obstacles including stall/restart recovery techniques, ascents and descents, how to get through ruts, gullies, ditches, rocks and water crossings, and much more! Get more information on Driver Training here.
  Sun 09 Dec - Open Day
On a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa (Gauteng Branch) has an Open Day at its property at Base 4. Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4 or outdoor experience. Get more on Open Days here.
  Sun 16 Dec - Day of Reconciliation
  Mon 17 Dec - Public Holiday
  Tue 25 Dec - Christmas Day 
  Wed 26 Dec - Day of Goodwill (Boxing Day)
 

 

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