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Youth forum examines use of social media

Youth forum examines use of social media

| 11/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): About 130 people attended a National Youth Forum on Friday, 30 November to discuss “Social Media and Youth”. Organised through the Youth Services Unit (YSU), this marked the third forum held by the Cayman Islands Youth Assembly (CIYA) since 2008. Participants included staff fro [...]

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Crisis Centre opens helpline for kids

Crisis Centre opens helpline for kids

| 25/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) launched its Kids Helpline — 649-KIDS (5437) — on Thursday, 22 November, offering help and support at the end of a phone line to children and young adults up to age 18. Reaching out to young people was a “dream” of the Crisis Centre, [...]

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Nominations open for Proud of Them awards

Nominations open for Proud of Them awards

| 19/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Nominations are being sought through 7 December from the public to recognise excellence among young people in the Cayman Islands for the Proud of Them award scheme. Young people from age 10-25 who are reaching new heights of achievement in academics, sports, their career, culture, [...]

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Students spread anti-bullying messages

Students spread anti-bullying messages

| 17/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 2018 Stood Up Interscholastic Fair, organised by the Family Resource Centre (FRC), doubled the number of participants in its second year, with 85 students, representing 13 government and private schools, displaying 40 anti-bullying-themed projects. The fair aimed to encourage t [...]

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Guest speaker inspires Frances Bodden residents

Guest speaker inspires Frances Bodden residents

| 11/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Since June, the Bodden Town Community Policing Department (CPD) has been conducting a weekly outreach programme for residents of the Frances Bodden Children’s Home. On Wednesday, 3 October, the officers invited a special guest speaker, young Caymanian Doralee Wright, to address t [...]

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Gaelic football camp coming up

Gaelic football camp coming up

| 11/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club is adding another COOL Camp to the calendar, offering a three‐day camp during the mid-term break from 24-26 October at the Camana Bay CIS football pitch. Earlier this year, the club held camps over the February midterm and Easter, with [...]

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Standing up to bullying

Standing up to bullying

| 08/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Civil servants and members of the public took a visual stand against all forms of bullying, Friday, 5 October 2018, at this year’s Stood Up photo opportunity. The anti-bullying Dress for a Cause pink shirt photo shoot outside Government Administration Building, organised by the F [...]

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Anti-bullying campaign begins

Anti-bullying campaign begins

| 30/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): This month marks the Department of Counselling Services’ “Stood Up Campaign” to raise awareness about the effects of childhood bullying and encourage grassroots strategies to eliminate it. Under the theme, “See Something Do Something”, the second annual anti-bullying init [...]

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Kids learn about cricket this summer

Kids learn about cricket this summer

| 05/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Cricket last month ran a week-long camp enabling young people to participate in a number of cricket and sport-related activities. Along with hosting its own camp, the organisation has also taken the sport on the road, and integrated cricket into other multi-sport camp schedu [...]

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Proud of Them recipients celebrated

Proud of Them recipients celebrated

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Education and the National Youth Commission recently feted 12 young Caymanians named under the Proud of Them, youth-recognition initiative. The round nine recipients hail from Stake Bay in Cayman Brac, George Town, and Bodden Town and range from 11 to 21 years old. [...]

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Fair launched to attract student volunteers

Fair launched to attract student volunteers

| 14/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit (YSU) is hosting the Cayman Islands’ inaugural Student Volunteer Fair on Friday, 22 June 2018, with 23 charities and non-profit organisations signed up for booths at the event. The fair will allow students (Years 9-13) the chance to speak directly to the o [...]

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Five to compete for Miss Teen

Five to compete for Miss Teen

| 14/06/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Five young women have been selected to participate in the 2018 Miss Teen Cayman Islands pageant out of 10 potential contestants who were interviewed. The five chosen met the entry requirements and are set to compete in the pageant, scheduled for 25 August. [...]

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Nominations open for Proud of Them awards

Nominations open for Proud of Them awards

| 03/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The public is being asked to submit to nominations to the Proud of Them award scheme, which recognises excellence among young people in the Cayman Islands. The nomination period runs through 20 June 2018, targeting youth from age 10-25 who are reaching new heights of achievement in [...]

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Student inspires as YMCA volunteer

Student inspires as YMCA volunteer

| 01/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Caymanian Samuel Reid is preparing to pursue civil engineering studies in the UK but while he awaits his university experience, the 21-year old is keeping himself busy by giving back to the community through his involvement with the YMCA Cayman Islands.  Reid works at the Y as a y [...]

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Cayman international U-15 tournament kicks off

Cayman international U-15 tournament kicks off

| 28/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): West Bay Sports Foundation is hosting the 2018 Cayman Airways Invitational Under 15 Youth Football Cup this week from Tuesday, 29 May to Saturday, 2 June at the Ed Bush Sports Field in West Bay and the Cayman Brac Field in Cayman Brac. [...]

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