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Tag: Child Month

Teen debaters focus on healthy relationships

Teen debaters focus on healthy relationships

| 18/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Eight young people, each representing a different school, took part in this year’s teen panel debate on healthy relationships, held Wednesday, 10 May. The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) organised the event, which is a regular fixture on the annual Child Month c [...]

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Sister Islands start off Child Month with reading day

Sister Islands start off Child Month with reading day

| 09/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Well-known residents took to the classrooms of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman to read to young students, on Monday, 1 May 2017, to encourage and promote literacy among children in schools. The celebrity reading day, which kicked off this year’s Child Month, took place at West End [...]

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Community called on to help celebrate children

Community called on to help celebrate children

| 11/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ahead of Child Month in May, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is asking for community support in organising events. While the DCFS finalises its planned activities, the agency is also requesting that local offices, schools, churches and clubs arrange their own [...]

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Baking Bumblebees ice cupcake crown

Baking Bumblebees ice cupcake crown

| 05/07/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Baking Bumblebees are the champions of the 2016 Child Month Cupcake Wars. Team captain Alisha Kee, along with teammates Adelaide Walton and Carmella Ylagan, collected the Wendy Quinland trophy at an awards ceremony held Thursday, 23 June at St Ignatius High School. The young bakers showca [...]

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Chefs battle to win Cupcake Wars

Chefs battle to win Cupcake Wars

| 12/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Young pastry chefs in Grand Cayman are invited to take part in the Child Month Cupcake Wars competition. The contest, which takes place Saturday, 28 May from 10am-12pm at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman, challenges bakers to create two cupcakes, one using fruit in the recipe and a diabetic-frie [...]

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Celebrity reading day opens Child Month

Celebrity reading day opens Child Month

| 12/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Child Month 2016 got off to a literary start in the Sister Islands on Monday, 2 May, with a number of schools hosting a celebrity reading day. To mark the occasion, several well-known figures in the Cayman Brac community took time to share a story with young pupils from Creek and Spot Bay Pri [...]

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Child Month focuses on positive future for kids

Child Month focuses on positive future for kids

| 29/04/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): This May marks the 20th observance of Child Month, an annual series of events and family activities that help raise awareness of the important role of the community in making the Cayman Islands a better place for children. The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has once again p [...]

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Cupcake bakers ice sweet victory

Cupcake bakers ice sweet victory

| 08/06/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Child Month came to a sweet end 30 May, with the naming of the winners of the third annual Cupcake War competition, held at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. This year’s challenge paid tribute to the late Wendy Quinland, who co-founded the event as part of Child Month observances, while a co [...]

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Minister Bodden’s Child Month Message

Minister Bodden’s Child Month Message

| 01/05/2015 | 0 Comments
(Government): As the new Minister for Community Affairs, Youth and Sports, it brings me great pleasure to launch – for the first time – the Cayman Islands’ 19th annual Child Month celebrations. [...]

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