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Tag: National Trust for the Cayman Islands

Kids learn about heritage at summer camp

Kids learn about heritage at summer camp

| 24/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): About 100 children have completed a four-week summer camp devoted to nature- and heritage-based arts and crafts activities. Jointly run by the National Trust and Art Nest Creative Studio, the camp, “Art of Nature”, was held at the Trust’s operational base in Dart Park on Sout [...]

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It’s glow time for the National Trust

It’s glow time for the National Trust

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust is hosting its fourth annual Glow Run 5K on Saturday, 3 June, as the organisation celebrates 30 years of conservation. Participants are encouraged to dress in 80s attire with neon, jelly bracelets, big hair, gaudy accessories, leg warmers and more. All ages and f [...]

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Putting up a home for bats

Putting up a home for bats

| 16/05/2017 | 2 Comments
How do I get a bat house and how much does it cost? Does it need planning permission? Are bats effective in controlling mosquitoes? Auntie’s answer: This issue was in the news quite recently, following a release from the National Trust for the Cayman Islands, and you could start by reading this on [...]

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National Trust offers virtual tours of Mission House

National Trust offers virtual tours of Mission House

| 03/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has launched a virtual walkthrough of the Mission House in Bodden Town. This fully interactive experience enables visitors to the National Trust’s website to gain 24/7 online access to this historic home and consists of a set of high-reso [...]

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Audio tours coming to the Mission House

Audio tours coming to the Mission House

| 13/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands will be introducing audio tours of the Mission House in Bodden Town on 1 April. These new tours,  narrated by Pastor Alson Ebanks, will allow visitors to explore the small home museum using audio headsets and it is hoped that it will draw [...]

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Nominations open for conservation awards

Nominations open for conservation awards

| 08/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands, in conjunction with the Governor’s Office, is calling for nominations for the biennial Governor’s Conservation Awards, with the awards ceremony set for Tuesday, 8 November. The awards recognise conservation leaders in five categories: Conservatio [...]

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Brac celebrates Queen’s birthday with tea party

Brac celebrates Queen’s birthday with tea party

| 20/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): More than $1,600 was raised at the fourth annual Queen’s birthday tea party held on Cayman Brac and hosted by the National Trust. The money will be put toward the trust’s Lands Acquisition Fund (LAF), which purchases land as a permanent sanctuary for native plants and animals. Every year [...]

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Get your glow on for the National Trust

Get your glow on for the National Trust

| 18/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands is partnering with KPMG to host the third annual Glow Run 5K on Saturday, 4 June. In keeping with the theme “Light up the Night for a Brighter Future”, participants are encouraged to dress in bright costumes, face paint and luminous access [...]

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National Trust seeks community support for Earth Day

National Trust seeks community support for Earth Day

| 29/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): In celebration of Earth Day 2016, the National Trust is looking for help from more than 300 volunteers and companies to raise awareness and collect money for its important environmental and education programmes. Volunteers will be located at 50 locations from West Bay to North Side on Friday, [...]

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Primary students take close look at mangroves

Primary students take close look at mangroves

| 09/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A group of Prospect Primary School students examined Cayman’s mangrove ecosystem on Friday, 4 March, during a boat outing in the North Sound. In addition to the mangroves, the students learned about related marine and terrestrial life as well as other elements of the sea. [...]

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National Trust evenings offer something for everyone

National Trust evenings offer something for everyone

| 07/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Trust has two special events coming up, one offering family entertainment and the other an evening of dinner and dancing. As a part of the National Trust’s “Families in the Wild” programme, the organisation has partnered with local environmentalist Laura Butz to create the [...]

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National Trust brings ‘Hatitude’ to annual fundraiser

National Trust brings ‘Hatitude’ to annual fundraiser

| 07/01/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Trust will hold its third annual Hatitude fundraiser themed “Brunch Upon a Time” at Grand Old House on Sunday, 31 January. Patrons are encouraged to dress as someone famous from history whether real or fantasy, in full regalia or just highlighted by choice of hat. To [...]

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National Trust launches “I am Cayman” fundraiser

National Trust launches “I am Cayman” fundraiser

| 08/10/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Trust has launched a social media campaign to increase membership by 25 percent and raise $10,000 to help fund its programmes. The “I am Cayman” challenge, open to anyone who considers Cayman home, will run through November. The campaign comprises individual and corporate cat [...]

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Hats off to upcoming National Trust fundraiser

Hats off to upcoming National Trust fundraiser

| 04/09/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Local milliner Laura Anderton will host a series of hat-making courses as a lead up to the National Trust “Hatitude: Brunch Upon a Time” fundraiser set for Sunday, 31 January 2016. Open to different skill levels, workshops will take place from October to January at the National Tr [...]

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National Trust makes summertime learning fun

National Trust makes summertime learning fun

| 31/07/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Trust annual summer camp is now running at the Dart Family Park in South Sound through 7 August. Sponsored by Intertrust Cayman, the two-week camp offers a number of high-energy activities geared towards connecting children, aged 6 through 12, with Cayman’s natural and historic [...]

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