Archive for July, 2015

National Trust makes summertime learning fun

National Trust makes summertime learning fun

| 31/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The National Trust annual summer camp is now running at the Dart Family Park in South Sound through 7 August. Sponsored by Intertrust Cayman, the two-week camp offers a number of high-energy activities geared towards connecting children, aged 6 through 12, with Cayman’s natural and historic environment. Campers are enjoying daily field trips, swimming, […]

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New CIFA referees get trained

New CIFA referees get trained

| 31/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A group of new referees has just completed a beginner’s course hosted by the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA). During the course, held at the George Town Primary School, the 10 participants learned about the intricacies of the laws of the game, interpreting challenges, understanding the modern game and the concept of FIFA 11 […]

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Summer sports camps keep kids active

Summer sports camps keep kids active

| 30/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Youngsters around the Islands are enjoying a slate of summer camps, hosted by coaches from the Department of Sports. The morning camps train children, aged seven to 16, in football, netball, cricket and basketball. The locations and sports offered in these free camps change each week; the Bodden Town football camp is running from […]

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UK coaches score with young footballers

UK coaches score with young footballers

| 30/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): More than 100 young people took part in the recent Maples West Ham United Youth Camps at which coaches and scouts from the UK football club’s youth academy worked on improving participants’ skills over a week of training sessions. The West Ham United youth coaches were Harry Cullum, former professional player who holds a […]

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Young people get ‘fearless’ lessons at camp

Young people get ‘fearless’ lessons at camp

| 29/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A group of young people has just completed a two-week camp that focused on encouraging them to spend their summer break in positive ways and make the right choices on important issues. The Cayman Islands Youth Development Consortium’s Leadership and Prevention camp – Fearless Xtreme – which targeted children aged 7-14, also presented information […]

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Purple Dragon team blazes at world championships

Purple Dragon team blazes at world championships

| 29/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s Purple Dragon team has returned home with bags full of medals from the recent Karate World Championships held in Trinidad and Tobago. The 28 Cayman competitors all together earned 23 gold, nine silver and six bronze medals. In addition to contingents from Cayman and the host country at the 17-18 July event, the more than 600 competitors […]

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Volleyball players score high in experience at Pan Am Games

Volleyball players score high in experience at Pan Am Games

| 26/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(Cayman Islands Olympic Committee): Ileann Powery and Chante Smith-Johnson experienced many new and exciting things at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games. Their very first experience was the main event itself. “We’ve never been to a big competition like this. Amazing, if I had to describe it in one word,” Powery said. “I can’t believe […]

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Lions Club roars ahead with new board

Lions Club roars ahead with new board

| 24/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Lions Club of Grand Cayman recently appointed a new president and board of directors along with inducting seven members as the organisation continues to grow. At the installation ceremony, incoming president Ewan Jacques spoke of what the role means to him. “I am humbled by the opportunity of being responsible for this Club […]

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Local youth impress in Duke of Edinburgh’s awards

Local youth impress in Duke of Edinburgh’s awards

| 23/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Over 2013 and 2014 of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Cayman, 80 young people have completed this prestigious programme, garnering seven golds, 28 silvers and 45 bronzes. Earning gold awards were Marc Reid, Adam Jackson, Samantha Mascarenhas, David Terry and, from the Cadet Corps, Lance Corporal Joseph Burey, Sergeant Antanika Ebanks and Second Lieutenant Natalie […]

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Funds pledged for CCMI research

Funds pledged for CCMI research

| 22/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A local law firm has announced its financial support for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s (CCMI) long-term monitoring programme (LAMP) and major maintenance of their Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS2). Stuarts Walkers Hersant Humphries, which has pledged $15,000 to CCMI, has been a major contributor to the local not-for-profit with chairman Andrew Hersant and […]

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