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Boys U11 playoffs and U15 FA Cup begin

Boys U11 playoffs and U15 FA Cup begin

| 08/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CIFA): The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues continued this past Saturday, 6 April with the highlights of the day involving the Boys Under 11 league playoffs and the first round of the Boys Under 15 FA Cup. In the quarterfinals of the Boys Under 11 league playoffs, 345 FC again demonstrated their dominance […]

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Gaelic football offers Easter camp

Gaelic football offers Easter camp

| 03/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club will be hosting another ‘Easter COOL Camp’ from Monday, 15 April to Thursday, 18 April, which will focus on learning and developing skills, while also having fun. The camp is open to children of all abilities in the sport between the ages of 6 and […]

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Vocational school aims to boost youth employment

Vocational school aims to boost youth employment

| 03/04/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Citing underreported figures for unemployment among young people, coupled with a need to provide affordable and accessible vocational training, Michael Myles, former government at-risk youth officer, is opening a facility to teach skills that he hopes will translate into job opportunities. Inspire Cayman Training (ICT) will be offering vocational skills courses at […]

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Training offered for violence prevention

Training offered for violence prevention

| 26/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) and Ministry of Education are partnering to ‘train the trainers’ for a youth violence-prevention programme that has been in place here since 2017. The master training is for the “It’s Not Your Fault” initiative, an evidence-based programme created by the Canadian Red Cross more than 30 […]

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U13 girls take centre stage

U13 girls take centre stage

| 25/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CIFA): The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues continued this past Saturday, 23 March with the Girls Under 13 league kicking off the day’s activities. The early game saw Sunset FC Fuego continue their march to the league title with a narrow 1-0 victory over Elite SC thanks to another Ashlyn Evans goal.

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Anti-bullying legislation gathers dust

Anti-bullying legislation gathers dust

| 25/03/2019 | 24 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than half of young people in the Cayman Islands have been bullied, often causing severe mental health problems, and yet there has been little effort by parliament to act on the draft legislation to counter it, which has been around for years. At a recent presentation on bullying, for which only […]

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Presentations to address bullying

Presentations to address bullying

| 12/03/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Community Affairs and the Alex Panton Foundation are jointly hosting a series of community presentations on bullying and young men at risk starting this month. The first of the 10 planned sessions will take place Thursday, 21 March at the Webster Memorial Church Hall in Bodden Town.

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Gaelic football kicks up fun for St Patrick’s Day

Gaelic football kicks up fun for St Patrick’s Day

| 10/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club is celebrating St Patrick’s Day by hosting a free training and games session at the Cayman International School football pitch in Camana Bay on Saturday, 16 March. The event will include Gaelic football along with Irish-themed games and activities.

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Youth struggle with suicidal thoughts, self-harm

Youth struggle with suicidal thoughts, self-harm

| 04/03/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Results of the mental-health component of the 2018 Cayman Islands Student Drug Use (CISDUS) biennial survey, which were shared at the recent Youth Mental Health Symposium, pointed to issues concerning students considering suicide, engaging in self-harm and being bullied. More than 200 people attended the second annual symposium, held 23 February and […]

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Sunset U11 girls victorious

Sunset U11 girls victorious

| 04/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CIFA): Due to the mid-term break, several games in the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues were postponed this past Saturday, 2 March. However, parents and supporters were thoroughly entertained during the few games that were played. In the Girls Under 11 league, Sunset Blue Iguanas and Sunset Fusion were victorious in the only […]

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