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International U15 football tourney set to kick off

International U15 football tourney set to kick off

| 01/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 2017 Cayman Airways Invitational U15 Youth Football Cup, set for 2-7 May 2017, has attracted 12 teams, including last year’s winner, Manchester City FC, as well as the Cayman Islands National U15 Team. The tournament will be played at three venues: Truman Bodden Sports Comple [...]

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Award shows pride for Cayman’s youth

Award shows pride for Cayman’s youth

| 24/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A dozen young people were recognised for their achievements and potential on Wednesday, 19 April 2017, during this year’s “Proud of Them” (PoT) awards ceremony and reception. The recipients were chosen from more than 120 nominations. Minister of Youth Osbourne Bodden [...]

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Cadets move into permanent home

Cadets move into permanent home

| 21/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Cadet Corps (CICC) moved into its permanent headquarters on Middle Road, George Town, earlier this month. Sited near the CTMH Doctors Hospital, the facility was funded by the Ministry for Community Affairs, Youth and Sports, following extensive renovation manage [...]

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Sax player judged top young musician

Sax player judged top young musician

| 06/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Saxophonist Marcos Bertran, from St Ignatius High School, took home top honours in the 10th Annual Butterfield Young Musician of the Year competition, which was held Saturday, 1 April 2017 at the Prospect Playhouse. Vocalist Liana DaCosta, from Cayman Prep and High School, was the [...]

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Football programme promotes inclusivity

Football programme promotes inclusivity

| 06/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the last four years, the Academy Sports Club’s Football4All programme has been providing children with special needs the opportunity to participate in an organised football programme. Started in 2013, the initiative runs about 40 weeks per year. There are 20 children register [...]

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U-15 national football team needs funds for training

U-15 national football team needs funds for training

| 05/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands U-15 national football team has launched a community fundraising campaign to raise money to assist in the development and training of the squad in the final months leading up to the CONCACAF Boys U-15 Championship in August 2017. The team’s coaches have a numbe [...]

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Kids come out for Gaelic football

Kids come out for Gaelic football

| 03/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club hosted a free training and games session Saturday, 18 March, at the Camana Bay CIS Football Pitch and Arts and Recreation Centre (ARC). This event attracted 53 children aged 5 to 16 from schools all over the Island, and included indoor a [...]

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Workshops offered for young filmmakers

Workshops offered for young filmmakers

| 29/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is holding its sixth annual Young Image Maker workshops from 8-12 April as part of a programme that includes a short-film competition for the chance to win a grand prize of one-week’s attendance at the New York Film Academy Filmmakin [...]

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Brac spring event a hit with kids

Brac spring event a hit with kids

| 28/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit (YSU) put on three days of community-building events for this year’s Brac Spring Weekend (10-12 March 2017). The activities were also attended by students from Grand Cayman, including a group from the Cayman Islands Youth Assembly and the YouthFlex radio s [...]

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Gaelic football on tap to celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Gaelic football on tap to celebrate St Patrick’s Day

| 10/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club is hosting a free training and games session at the Camana Bay CIS football pitch on Saturday, 18 March. This event, the St Patrick’s Blitz, will encompass training of skill sets for each age group and culminate in a round robin of gam [...]

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Brac Spring Weekend on the horizon

Brac Spring Weekend on the horizon

| 03/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Brac teenagers and young adults are set for a weekend of forums, drone racing, and sports from 10-12 March 2017. The Youth Services Unit (YSU) of the Ministry of Community Affairs, Youth and Sports is organising the activity-filled days of free events. James Myles, YSU actin [...]

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Police roll out youth initiative

Police roll out youth initiative

| 02/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Neighbourhood police officers visited the Black Pearl Skate Park on Saturday, 25 February, to spend time with children participating in a new youth outreach initiative aimed at developing a more positive relationship between youth people and police. The skate park arranged transpo [...]

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Kids come out for Gaelic football

Kids come out for Gaelic football

| 21/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Young Gaelic football enthusiasts showed up in force for the first training session of the year, on Saturday, 11 February at the Cayman International School pitch. The “Start of Season Blitz” event for the Kids Gaelic Football Club attracted 65 children who learned about the sp [...]

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Nominations open for Proud of Them awards

Nominations open for Proud of Them awards

| 21/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The public is encouraged to acknowledge excellence among young people by submitting nominations for the Proud of Them award programme. Nominations are open for the next group of recipients who must be between the ages of 10 and 25 years old and deserve recognition for their achieve [...]

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Junior tennis players double up to raise money

Junior tennis players double up to raise money

| 14/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): It was a win-win situation at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club last Saturday, 4 February, with youngsters enjoying a doubles tournament followed by supper and a movie, and raising more than $1,000 for the Tennis Federation’s junior overseas travel fund. Players aged nine to over 60 [...]

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