Bushmaths Learning

Workshops, Camps, Online Courses

"Merging maths with bush adventures creates a fun, unique learning experience that involves more thinking and less rules."

Learners welcome!




We offer a range of workshops both content specific and problem-solving centred to improve your mathematical thinking skills. Click on a workshop for further details of dates, topics and costs.

3 – 5 day camps are available at different venues for homeschool groups, exam revision workshops and school groups. Camps are also available for teacher training as well as student teacher training.


Browse our available free resources for online help. 


Topics Covered:

Paper 1:

General algebra, functions and probability
Saturday from 9:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 16:00

Paper 2:

Trigonometry, Geometry and Statistics
Sunday from 9:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 16:00

Note that new courses are constantly being developed and added so keep an eye on this page for further details.

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4 weeks ago


In the Foundation phase the focus is on counting rather than calculating. But as learners progress to the Intermediate Phase, the focus should shift to calculating more efficiently without having to count every object. For example in this photo of the Red Lechwe a learner in Grade 4 should be able to:
a) have some idea of the number of Lechwe by just looking at the photo (a feeling for numbers)
b) be able to make a rather accurate estimate by counting the Lechwe on one side and doubling that amount rather than counting all of them.
c) be able to count in groups of two or more rather than counting single objects
Contact us for more information on developing a feeling for maths early in learners.

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1 month ago


We recently presented our annual maths camp where we hosted our top 15 educators as a reward for their dedication to the capacity building programme for educators.

We spent the weekend at the South African Wildlife College where Dr Hannah Barnes from BushMaths presented workshops on fractions and they also got to go on multiple game drives during their stay.

It was a wonderful weekend and a great way to conclude this year's workshops. We look forward to more successful capacity building next year!

Thank you Sabrina Chielens for the photos.

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1 month ago


What a great weekend with this special group of people. This was our third annual BushMaths camp for Eco Children's Maths Capacity Building programme for Intermediate phase. A mix of maths and bush fun! Thank you Ecochildren for providing the 15 top attending teachers with this weekend at the South African Wildlife College. And thank you to The ukuqonda institute for donating the fractions booklets we used at the camp. ...

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