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Spring Flowers at Camphill Village


The spring flowers have been stunning this year - we have really been blessed by a spectacular show all over the village. Fields of white daisies that lasted for weeks... Read More

Camphill Dairy FAQ


Camphill’s dairy products have long had a dedicated following in and around Cape Town, especially our full cream yoghurt, rich with the creaminess of the milk from our Jersey-cross cows... Read More

Solar Report with Rays of Hope


We've been reaping the benefits of our solar installation for the last two years now and with the help of Rays of Hope we are looking in to the... Read More

Introducing Our Natural Shampoo and Shower Gel Range


Our brand new liquid range of natural shampoos, shower gels and shaving gels are now in production. There are shampoos for each hair type using herbs and essential oils to... Read More

Camphill Natural Health Teas


Great news, Camphill loose-leaf teas are now available in convenient tea bags. That’s right, your favorite nutritional and tonic teas have been bagged and boxed for you to enjoy. Our... Read More

Camphill Cosmetic Creams Are Back


As a non-profit dedicated to creating products that are not only natural but holistic and of the highest quality, we face many difficulties in finding the right raw materials in... Read More

Camphill Talent Show 2016


Our annual Talent Show is much looked forward to by all at Camphill Village West Coast. One of our young co-workers Miska, reports on the latest one which took place... Read More

Mandela Day 2016 at Sonwabile Creche


For Mandela Day this year, our residents and staff spent the morning at Sonwabile Creche in Witsands, where we made two sand-pits, swings, painted the sign, repainted their bus and... Read More

Camphill Charity Shop


Camphill Charity Shop is all about style and has much to offer. We have now added a range of vintage clothing ranging in styles from the 1950’s to the late... Read More

Sigi's Jams


Another Camphill resident success story is Sigi’s Jam Store, owned and run by Sigi Maass, an independent resident of  Camphill’s Sunset House.   “It all started two years ago out of... Read More

Camphill Ecological Centre of Excellence - The Masterplan


We have been working with Rays of Hope on developing a Camphill Masterplan to grow into a Centre of Ecological Excellence. This has already been of huge assistance in helping... Read More

Essential Oils Introductory Class


Camphill’s Cosmetics Workshop has a long tradition of working with pure natural ingredients, making soaps, lip balms, therapeutic essential oil blends, natural deodorants, jojoba oil (extracted from jojoba grown on... Read More

Bread baking and Essential oils classes


Our Sourdough Bread Baking class, and Essential Oils class were enthusiastically received at the April market, so much so that we will be repeating both classes at the next market... Read More

Camphill Classes


Do you love Camphill’s bread and wish you could bake it at home?
Do you wish you knew a bit more about essential oils so that you could use... Read More

Drought Sprouts


It’s far more than just a long hot summer that we’ve been experiencing in the Western Cape this year;  a full on drought has us praying for early winter rains... Read More

Tunnel Vision


We’re very excited about our new tunnels, which have just been completed in the field near the community centre. The garden team have been busy planting the first 912 tomato... Read More

Our First Market of 2016


Our monthly markets are about so much more than buying and selling – they offer a chance for family to meet up, for our community of friends to visit and... Read More

Camphill Village Book Shop


The second-hand book shop is passionately owned and run by resident, Peter Landman, who first started the store back in the early 80’s.  We asked Peter how he got started.:... Read More

Sponsor a Resident


We have embarked on a drive to find a sponsor for each resident who has no family or financial means. Without Camphill Village they would be on the streets where... Read More

Camphill Naturals New Winter Products


Our Cosmetics workshop has been busy and creative this winter and we have a rainbow of new products for you to try, with scents and natural ingredients that make them... Read More

Camphill Market July


Winter markets have a wonderful intimate and cosy atmosphere inside at our community centre. As the mist lifted on Sunday morning and the sun gradually peeked through, Camphill friends and... Read More

Camphill Talent Show


Camphill’s 2015 Talent Show on Saturday evening filled the whole village with energy and creative expression and was a beautiful evening. Not even load-shedding kicking in just as we were... Read More

Donation from Church Wilne and Melkbos Rotary


It is with heartfelt gratitude that we thank Peter Woods from Church Wilne and Josie Norfork from Melkbos Rotary for the generous donation of R40 000.00. We shared a wonderful... Read More

Camphill's May Market


A distinctly autumn feel was in the air at our May market, as early morning mist lifted and the sun shone through golden leaves, while our market vendors were setting... Read More

View Kwela Feature


Last week on 25th March the long-awaited Kwela programme featuring Camphill Village was aired for the first time. Ever since the team visited us at the end of February, interviewing... Read More

Camphill Easter Market


We invite all friends of Camphill to join us on Easter Day and celebrate Easter in Camphill's tranquil surroundings. Join us for our community gathering in the Chapel at 9am,... Read More

Camphill on Kwela Kyknet TV


Camera crew, producers and presenter, Theresa Benade, from Kyknet TV spent a day at Camphill at the end of February, experiencing what our residents experience on a daily basis. The... Read More

New Products from Camphill Dairy


Our dairy has started the new year with a burst of creativity and we’re about to launch some scrummilicious new products!

New Yoghurt Flavours - Chocolate, Passion... Read More

A Sunny February Market


We had a gorgeous day for our February market last Sunday, sunny with a cool breeze for a perfect summer atmosphere and pleasant market browsing. We enjoyed seeing many regular... Read More

Camphill Open Air Stage and Mamma Gogo


Our music festival last September inspired us all with what a wonderful venue Camphill can be for live music and happy gatherings. Now that we have built our stage and... Read More

Pure Jojoba Oil Harvested by Hand


When it’s time to harvest our jojoba beans everyone at Camphill works together, residents co-workers and volunteers, to bring in the precious beans, so that our cosmetics workshop can produce... Read More

Christmas Plays


Not as old as Christmas itself, but quite a few hundred years old is the tradition of the Oberufer Christmas Plays. The Paradise, the Shepherds’ and the Kings’ plays belong... Read More

Give A Meaningful Gift


Give a meaningful gift this Christmas - give the gift of a normal life!

We have 30 residents who do not have families to support them emotionally, financially or... Read More

A Raffle at our Christmas Market


It’s our Christmas market this Sunday 7th December from 10am-2pm.
Not only will we be having plenty of fun and activities for all the family, including tractor rides, waterslides... Read More

Camphill Village Music Festival Video 2014


For those of you who missed our Music Festival with Freshlyground, Valiant Swart and others earlier in the year, here is our short edited video on YouTube of the concert... Read More

Camphill Naturals Gift Packs


If you’re looking for inspiration for gifts this festive season, Camphill Cosmetics workshop is here to help you out! Give one of our luscious natural gift packs full of our... Read More

Fresh and Naturally Beautiful – Deodorant Promotion


Our Camphill Cosmetics workshop is known for making luscious beauty products from all natural ingredients. This month our focus in on our lovely fresh natural deodorants, with a special promotion... Read More

SABC 3's Expresso show comes to Camphill


SABC 3's Expresso show visited Camphill Village a few weeks ago to film a feature for their Mandela Monday segment celebrating people who really make a difference in the community... Read More

Barn Dance for Our 50th Anniversary


We celebrated our 50th birthday on Saturday 25th October with a Barn Dance in full-on Wild Western style. Friends and family joined residents and co-workers, all dressed up in cowboy... Read More

Camphill at Wellness Warehouse


Last Wednesday we took some of our favourite products and favourite people to Wellness Warehouse on Kloof to spread awareness about Camphill – our products and what we do. Mignon... Read More

Camphill Music Festival Rocked!


Wow, what a fantastic day our Music Festival was. Camphill really rocked! Some of our residents danced to the music all afternoon, so full of energy and great moves, and... Read More

Cape Philharmonic Play at Camphill


Thank you so much to the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra for visiting Camphill to play for us on a sunny Monday afternoon this week. Seeing and hearing a full symphony orchestra... Read More

Music Festival Line-up with Freshly Ground


Our music festival is now only a week away, on Heritage Day, Wednesday 24th September. We're all looking forward to sharing this memorable day in celebration of our 50th anniversary... Read More

Camphill AGM


Camphill AGM - Saturday 13 September

We invite you to attend our AGM on Saturday 13th September 2014 starting at 10am in the Community Centre at Camphill Village West... Read More

Spring Flowers at the Market


We had the perfect spring day for our September market yesterday. All the flowers were out in full force, with a carpet of white daisies around the main outdoor market... Read More

Spring Flowers at Camphill


Living at Camphill we don't have to drive anywhere to see the glories of the West Coast spring flowers... they come to us! The meadow in front of the chapel... Read More

September Market


Our monthly market is this Sunday 7th September and spring is really here! The white daisies are in full bloom around our outdoor market area and Camphill is looking green... Read More

Camphill Definitely Has Talent


Camphill certainly has talent – as we discovered on a wonderful Saturday evening last month, 19th July. Participants performed to a packed audience, amidst encouraging cheers. Professional acts were mixed... Read More

The Julian and Renate Sleigh Trust


This year we are celebrating 50 years of Camphill Village (West Coast), which was established in 1964 by Julian and Renate Sleigh in one modest house set on open sandy... Read More

Freshly Ground at our Music Festival


Join us on the 24th of September (Heritage Day) as we celebrate 50 years of Camphill with Freshly Ground, Valiant Swart and a number of other bands from 1pm till... Read More

Rituals, Cycles and Ceremonies at Camphill


Ritual is common to all societies and all communities. They play an important role in uniting people and bring about a sense of common purpose and belonging. Carl Jung saw... Read More

Camphill International


There are 120 Camphill branches worldwide, and every three years, a board member of each Camphill is invited to attend a Dialogue Conference. This is a strategic conference in which... Read More

Camphill Dairy Goes Solar


We’re very proud to have established one of South Africa’s first solar powered dairies here at Camphill Village West Coast. The innovative 20kW solar power plant allows us to provide... Read More