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Tag: Youth Services Unit

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 rad [...]

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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 a [...]

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New youth ambassadors named

New youth ambassadors named

| 13/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The 2017-2019 CARICOM youth ambassadors (CYAs) for Cayman are Camille Angel, 26, and her male counterpart, Andrel Harris, 24. The announcement of the new ambassadors was made at a meeting last week, which was also attended by outgoing ambassadors James Geary, 26, and Takiyah Sm [...]

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GT cook-off serves up team for youth culinary final

GT cook-off serves up team for youth culinary final

| 31/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A culinary duo from Triple C won the George Town Youth Cook-Off, earning them a place in the grand final, set to take place at the 50th annual Agriculture Show on Wednesday, 1 March, at the Agricultural Pavilion. The district competition, organised by the Youth Services Unit, w [...]

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Young chefs rise to the challenge in Bodden Town

Young chefs rise to the challenge in Bodden Town

| 14/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two teams of young chefs battled it out for the title of Bodden Town District Cook-Off Champions on Saturday, 10 December 2016. Organised by the Youth Services Unit, the event was held at the Stacy Watler Pavilion in Lower Valley. The teams each prepared a chili appetiser, a li [...]

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Cooking competition heats up for young chefs

Cooking competition heats up for young chefs

| 05/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): North Side’s budding chefs faced off Saturday, 26 November, as part of the 2016/17 National Youth Cook-Off, with teams from East End and Cayman Brac having already battled to enter the finals to be named best in the kitchen. “Team Mo”, comprising Mohyndra Brown and Amber [...]

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New youth ambassadors sought

New youth ambassadors sought

| 05/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit is looking for next year’s Cayman Islands’ CARICOM Youth Ambassadors (CYAs). One male and one female Caymanian, resident in the Cayman Islands and aged 18-27 years old, will be selected, with the application deadline Friday, 16 December 2017. Some ov [...]

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Youth work to show their positive side

Youth work to show their positive side

| 30/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Members of the YouthFlex radio show and the Cayman Islands Cadet Corps joined forces to “flip the switch” on negative stereotypes during the first-ever YouthFlex Flip Challenge Saturday, 19 November. “Touching A Life”, the first in a series of community-service challeng [...]

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Public asked to nominate outstanding youth workers

Public asked to nominate outstanding youth workers

| 29/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The contributions of local youth workers and organisations were recently celebrated when the Youth Services Unit (YSU) hosted a series of radio interviews where participants shared their efforts and hopes for the future of their programmes. The interviews were featured during C [...]

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YSU officer set to empower young people

YSU officer set to empower young people

| 18/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Camille Angel is the new Youth Empowerment Officer for the Youth Services Unit. Angel, 26, who began working with the unit in early June, will be tasked with relaunching in September the Financial Awareness Now programme at Clifton Hunter High School that will teach students financial tip [...]

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Youth Flex completes 39th season on air

Youth Flex completes 39th season on air

| 26/04/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Youth Flex radio show will sign off on its 39th season on Wednesday, 27 April, with a focus on the upcoming elections. Representatives from the Elections Office will join the panel to encourage young voters to register for the 2017 general

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