The Source Savanna-la-Mar in partnership with the Y’s Menettes of Westmoreland hosted their annual summer youth camps (Junior and Senior). These camps served and benefited the youth from the challenged communities of Russia, Grotto, Seaton Crescent, and Gully Banks/Barracks Road.
Activities included: Arts and crafts, dance lessons (Auntie Jackie and Legend Squad), basic computer classes, HIV prevention with Grassroots Soccer, life skills activities, special guest speakers from the Ministry of Health, HEART NTA, and JMBIC, sports day, and a talent show.
Big ups to our volunteers and donators who made it all possible. Without their selfless, generous support, we would not be able to host these camps. Thank you!
Volunteer assisting one of the campers
Arts and crafts with Ms. Praise
Dance lessons with Auntie Jackie
More arts and crafts
Health lessons with the Ministry of Health BCC Team
Basic computer classes
Some of our awesome youth
Playing “Simon Says”
Senior camp team building excercise
HIV prevention activities with GrassRoots Soccer
Dance Lessons by Legend Squad
More HIV prevention Activities with GrassRoots Soccer
Special presentation by HEART NTA
Senior Camp Photo
Last summer the Source, in partnership with the Y’s Mennette’s of Westmoreland, hosted two youth camps with the purpose of inspiring youth to think about their futures. The success of our camps was due to the combination of amazing volunteers, generous donations, and scholarships from businesses and organizations. Without this support, camp would not be possible.
For this year’s camp, if you would like to support us in anyway, please contact us by phone at 918-0267 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kids Camp (ages 4 – 12)
The first camp took place in July 2012 with over 60+ youth from our 4 targeted communities (Gully Banks, Seaton Crescent, Grotto, and Russia) and the greater Sav-la-Mar community. This camp featured computer lessons, dance lessons, arts and crafts, talent show, and fun day.
Youth Camp (ages 13 – 21)
Our second camp took place in August 2012 with over 40+ youth from our 4 targeted communities (Gully Banks, Seaton Crescent, Grotto, and Russia) and the greater Sav-la-Mar community. This camp featured guest speakers from the community to talk about the importance of .
Following the success of our first health fair in January, the Source Savanna-la-Mar and the Organisation for International Development (OID) will be hosting another health fair at the Source on Wednesday June 26th from 9am – evening.
Doctors from the United States will provide a variety of free services including pediatrics, optometry, obgyn, general medicine, and dental services.
Waiting to see the Optometrist
A child getting checked out for Asthma
The Parents’ Place, Source Savanna-la-Mar “Big Man Thing” series of activities kicked off on Father’s Day with a successful Father’s Day Expo – “Celebrating Fatherhood” attended by 60 fathers, all of whom got presents, massages, pedicure, manicure, and a 4-course sumptuous dinner before they bonded in a series of Man-to-Man sessions following a Church service.
Our amazing senior citizen’s club organized their very own sports day featuring races, relays, sack races, and a dominoes tournament. The weather was beautiful, the athletes were energized, and the spectators enjoyed the wonderful efforts by all the participants – a great day. Check out the pictures and video below:
Today the JN Foundation stopped by to conduct interviews for their Social Enterprise Boost Initiative (SEBI) programme. Several organizations from the western part of the country stopped by to share with the foundation the importance of what they do and why it matters.
You can learn more about this awesome initiative from JN at their website – http://www.jnfoundation.com/sebi
What happens when a group of individuals get together to share their talents, experiences, and passion of service – you get the amazing Source Senior Citizens Club. This group of 20+ honored citizens gather every third Thursday of the month to socialize and coordinate service projects around the Savanna-la-Mar area. They are always looking for more members so please stop by at the next meeting.
For more information stop by the Source in person or call us at 918-0267
What: Senior Citizens Club
When: Every third Thursday of the month (Next meeting Thursday, May 21st)
Every Saturday youth Karate classes are held at the Source from 2pm – 4pm.
Classes are instructed by Sensei Kiyoshi Beam. If you are interested in learning more about the course or better yet, would like to sign-up your youth, stop on by the Source or call us at 918-0267.
On a daily basis people stop by the Source and ask us what we are all about and the answer is simple – we are all about community and “community is everything”.
To get a sense what we mean, take a look at this past week and see some the things that happen on a daily and weekly basis. Also, don’t hesitate to stop by. We’d love to give you a tour of the facilities and give you an Continue reading