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Aiming to make Cayman a better place for youth
A workshop at the University College of the Cayman Islands was put on by the organizers of Gamers Bay along with the Youth Services Unit and the Ministry of Education, and was inspired by the Gamers Bay computer game competition.
In conjunction with its annual convention and video game competition this Saturday, officials with Gamers Bay are touring Cayman government high schools this week.
More than 700 students from six high schools attended Cayman’s first Student Volunteer Fair. The fair brought students together with 20 nonprofit organizations that informed the teens about the various voluntary and community service work they can get involved in.
The Cayman Islands will be hosting its inaugural Student Volunteer Fair on June 22.
The Cayman Brac Spring Weekend returns this year and will take place on Friday and Saturday, March 9 and 10.
Young chefs from the National Youth Culinary team worked through the night Friday and then rose before dawn Saturday to serve Caymanian home cooking to early birds at the Cricket Grounds farmers’ market. For three weekends in a row, the team raised funds to compete in the culinary challenge.
The government’s Youth Services Unit is offering a series of summer camps that offer children a chance to cook and bake, and to learn more about the culture of the island on which they live.
A seasonal project promoting financial awareness has young entrepreneurs from Cayman’s eastern districts getting into the Christmas spirit.
In a close-fought contest, a team of two of young men from Bodden Town emerged as district cook-off champions last week.
The Cayman Islands government’s Youth Services Unit is inviting young Caymanians, ages 18 to 27, to apply for posts as CARICOM youth ambassadors.
Clifton Hunter High School students have been busy taking part in a variety of activities across Grand Cayman in recent weeks. According to a press release, Year 10 business and science students paid a visit to the Cayman Islands Brewery on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
The North Side District Youth Cook-Off will be taking place this Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Clifton Hunter High School show kitchen. Teams are required to prepare an appetizer of chili, an entree of lionfish, and a drink within a set time.
Young chefs had the opportunity to show off their cooking skills recently at the Cayman Brac National Youth District Cook-Off. Five teams of young chefs and a coach vied for the top spot at the contest on Oct. 29 at Layman E. Scott Sr. High School. The winning team secured a spot to compete against teams from several other districts at the National Youth Cook-off on March 1, 2017.
A new youth empowerment officer at the Cayman Islands government’s Youth Services Unit will next school year be teaching high school students about managing finances.