Little Cayman Beach Resort has once again been chosen to host Oceans for Youth Summer Camp, for the cognitively impaired and have partnered with Oceans for Youth and the Diveheart Foundation on this.
Nicholas Wilson, the resort’s General Manager, said ‘Little Cayman Beach Resort is tremendously proud to be hosting such an important, heart-warming camp.’
Referring to Oceans for Youth and the Diveheart Foundation, he said ‘These are both extraordinary foundations, and we are thrilled that they have selected Little Cayman Beach Resort and Reef Divers three years in a row for this one-of-a-kind camp’.
A press release notes that the camp, which takes place from 14 -21 July, is free for the children and their parents and consists of many activities such as snorkelling, sailing, kayaking, even scuba diving.
The Reef Divers’ staff has been receiving instruction from Diveheart President and Handicapped Scuba Association Instructor Trainer, Jim Elliot, in order to support the camp.
Paul Tanner, Reef Divers’ Dive operations manager, said in a press release, ‘The staff of Reef Divers is extremely dedicated to supporting the camp, and have devoted upwards of four hours a day of their own time to become HSA-certified Instructors’.
The press release also notes the camp’s aims: to promote marine education and appreciation, along with self-respect, self-esteem and independence amongst the participants.
Mr. Wilson remarked, ‘Watching the participants and parents progress through the week’s camp is a moving experience, and we are very pleased to support it.’