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June, 2018

  • 27 June

    RBPF Launches Police Summer Camp

    The Royal Bahamas Police Force’s (RBPF) Abaco Division is hosting its Police Summer Camp 2018, and commenced with a soft opening ceremony on Monday, June 25, at Friendship Tabernacle, under the theme: “Igniting the Dreams of our Children.” The camp itself began on June 26 and will run a course …

September, 2016

  • 29 September

    Culture, Youth and Sports are Focus of Stakeholder Meeting

    Approximately twenty Government Officials, among them the Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon. Philip “Brave” Davis, who is also the Minister of Works, and the Minister of Sports, Youth and Culture, the Hon. Daniel Johnson, arrived on Abaco from Nassau the morning of September 16.

August, 2016

  • 10 August

    FRIENDS Ecosystems Camps Teach Love of Environment and Fishing Skills

    Summer is here and with it a multitude of restless children waiting to be entertained with interesting projects and new learning experiences. For the past ten years, Friends of the Environment, Abaco’s environmental education organization, has been offering children’s camps to awaken their interest in preserving Abaco’s delicate environment and …

July, 2014

  • 11 July

    Creative Studio Boutique hosts Summer Art Camp

    Programme Director/Instructor of the Creative Studio Boutique, Stacey Bethel-Adderley, is once again running a Summer Art Camp at her Creative Studio Boutique located above Home Fabrics, Apt.8 from June 30 to August 1. This is the fifth year running that she has offered this Art camp.

March, 2014

  • 28 March

    Sporting Complex breaking ground in May

    Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture (MYSC) the Hon. Daniel Johnson met with various stakeholders to “put the final touches on the Abaco sports facilities project” for both Murphy Town and Moors Island, announcing that ground will be broken in May 2014.

  • 13 March

    New Director of Junior Junkanoo visits Abaco to watch Love Rush Parade

    Henry Higgins, the recently appoint­ed Director of Junior Junkanoo at the Min­istry of Youth, Sports and Culture, attend­ed the Abaco Junkanoo Love Rush Parade held on February 21-22.

January, 2014

  • 17 January

    Albury’s Ferry and Furniture Plus sponsor young artists

    After learning of art workshops for talented, young Abaco artists on Hope Town taught by Walt Bartman, Albury’s Ferry decided to assist these young artists by sponsoring free ferry rides to and from the Cay for the duration of the classes.

September, 2013

  • 13 September

    Summer program active in spite of government budget cuts

    Approximately thirty youths- high school and college students- were able to take advantage of the Government Summer Placement Program that ran from the beginning of July to August 23. Each child had the opportunity to work for one week in one of the government offices or private entities participating in the program. The Road traffic Department, The Port Authority, the Royal Police Force, the Department of Education, the Department of Marine Resources, the Ministry of Sports, Youth and Culture, BEC, the Post Office as well as Abaco Hardware and the College of The Bahamas employed students.

May, 2013

  • 30 May

    Camp Abaco to start in July

    School will soon be out, summer fun will begin and young people will need some wholesome activities to occupy their time. Camp Abaco is ready, once again, to welcome young people to its great, Christ-centred youth experience. Camp Abaco is situated in a safe and secure environment three miles south of Marsh Harbour, amidst beautiful natural and tranquil surroundings with a private beach. Its amenities include a large cafeteria, chapel on the hill, separate dormitories for boys and girls, basketball /volleyball courts and playing field for games such as softball and soccer. A new addition for this year includes a large outdoor movie screen for ‘Movie night Under the Stars’.

March, 2013

  • 28 March

    Tanisha Charlton chosen as Junior Minister for Abaco

    The Junior Minister of Tourism competition took place on March 7 at the Office of the Prime Minister’s Conference Room in the Government Complex. This year’s theme was: “Tourism to the World: I Am Its Voice.”