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Proud of Them campaign seeks nominations

Proud of Them campaign seeks nominations

| 17/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The public is being called on to submit nominations for the Proud of Them award scheme, which recognises excellence among young people in the Cayman Islands. The nomination period will run until 6 November 2017. Youth aged 10-25 who are high achievers in academics, sports, their ca [...]

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Squash Club recognises young athletes

Squash Club recognises young athletes

| 15/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In a brief ceremony held at the Cayman Islands Squash Club (CISC) on Saturday, 7 October 2017, three athletes were recognised for their outstanding performances at the Caribbean Junior Squash Championships that were held in Guyana in July. The celebrated athletes were Jace Jervis [...]

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Students urged to stand up against bullying

Students urged to stand up against bullying

| 11/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC), is inviting students to take a stand against bullying at the STOOD UP Fair 2017. The event, held in partnership with Dart, Hurley’s Media, Rotary Sunrise and local author Paul Schreiner, will take place at th [...]

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Skateboard event rolls out for Pirates Week

Skateboard event rolls out for Pirates Week

| 08/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Inspire Cayman and the Pirates Week Festival teamed up to host the Youth Skate Jam at the Black Pearl Skate Park, Saturday, 2 September. The event was aimed at promoting the local youth skate culture in Cayman, and encouraging children to get out and get active. “There were wee s [...]

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Teens earn passports to success

Teens earn passports to success

| 06/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A celebration of achievements, and of the potential of eight young people, took place last week at the graduation of the National Workplace Development Agency’s (NWDA) latest Passport2Success (P2S) cohort. Held on Friday, 1 September, this was the 23rd successful graduation for t [...]

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Cayman ‘guest’ footballers shine at US tourney

Cayman ‘guest’ footballers shine at US tourney

| 08/08/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Five Academy Sports Club members joined other teams at the Schwan’s USA Cup held in Minnesota last month as they didn’t have enough players to form a squad in their age brackets. Finigan Huffington Bryan and Adebayo Oremule played with Vardar Soccer Club from Michigan, making i [...]

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Academy footballers vying for USA Cup

Academy footballers vying for USA Cup

| 18/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Academy Sports Club has sent 96 players from six of its football teams to Blaine, Minnesota, to participate in the 33rd annual Schwan’s USA Cup, marking the largest contingent ever to attend and the first time a girls squad from Cayman is taking part. The players competing in the [...]

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U15 national team trains at Celtic football camp

U15 national team trains at Celtic football camp

| 04/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands National U15 team recently attended an exclusive Celtic FC ID Camp, held at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The trip offered a unique chance for the boys not only to develop their skills but also as a stepping-stone to the CONCACAF U15 Boys Championship in [...]

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Kids gain more skills in Gaelic football

Kids gain more skills in Gaelic football

| 21/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The DART Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Club League continued with more action from the three age groups at the Camana Bay CIS Football Pitch and Arts and Recreation Centre (ARC) on Sunday, 11 June. Children from under-7 to under-15 squads took part in training as well as matches, both [...]

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Programme for at-risk youth planned for fall

Programme for at-risk youth planned for fall

| 16/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Counselling Services (DCS) will be rolling out an early-intervention programme this fall for children who struggle with behaviour problems, in partnership with the Youth Anti-Crime Trust (Youth ACT). The Stop Now And Plan (SNAP) programme, developed by Canada’s [...]

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Nominations sought for 2017 YCLA recipient

Nominations sought for 2017 YCLA recipient

| 16/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Nominations have opened for the 2017 Young Caymanian Leadership Award (YCLA). Chris Duggan, director of organisers, the Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation (YCLF), said this is an opportunity to shine a spotlight on those exhibiting leadership qualities that will inspire the next ge [...]

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Gaelic football scores with youngsters

Gaelic football scores with youngsters

| 09/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The DART Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club held training sessions followed by matches Sunday, 4 June for players ranging from 6 to 15 years old. The events, at the Camana Bay CIS Football Pitch, followed on from a camp held in April, over the Easter holiday, with visiting co [...]

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Governor hosts Child Month celebration

Governor hosts Child Month celebration

| 01/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Governor Helen Kilpatrick recently held a reception in honour of Child Month and to thank the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), partner agencies and members of the community for planning and promoting activities to celebrate the observance throughout May. Attendees [...]

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Conference aims to empower teens

Conference aims to empower teens

| 31/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 80 teenagers, including a contingent from Cayman Brac, attended the first-ever Youth Empowerment Conference #IAM2K17 on Friday, 26 May 2017. The six-hour event, staged by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) at the Family Life Centre, was held in partners [...]

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Tennis competition comes up aces

Tennis competition comes up aces

| 26/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Undaunted by a rainout on the first day of competition, 27 players competed at the PwC Tennis Tournament last weekend comprising age categories of 10-, 14- and 18-and-under. All of the first rounds were held Saturday, 20 May, with third and fourth place, semifinals, and finals the [...]

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