July 15, 2014

RSVGP kicks off summer programmes

Several students across St Vincent and the Grenadines will be involved in the Royal St Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force summer vacation programmes, as the organization strives to continue initiatives that alleviate factors which create risk and negative social behaviours among youths.{{more}}

The summer vacation programmes organized by the Police Force are being staged by the St Vincent and the Grenadines Coastguard, the Police Band, the Police Youth Clubs and the Pan Against Crime Committee.

The Police Force kicked off the programmes on Monday, July 14, 2014, with the launch of the first phase of the Coast- guard Summer Programme at the Coast- guard’s Calliaqua Base.

The Coastguard Summer Programme will be held in three one-week phases over the periods July 14-19; July 20-August 2, and August 11-16. Participants will be trained in seamanship, map reading, swimming, table etiquette, and boat handling, etc. This year’s Coastguard Summer Programme is coordinated by petty officer Kenlet Francis.

Along with this programme, the Police Band’s Summer Programme will be staged July 21-August 22. Participants will be trained in the playing of various wind instruments, keyboards, drums and the steel pan.

The Police Youth Clubs’ Annual Summer Camp will be held from July 20-July 28, at the Pamelus Burke Primary School, Byera, while the Pan Against Crime Committee will stage its Annual Summer Programme Monday, July 21-August 15, 2014.

The Police Youths Clubs are interactive groups under the ambit of the Royal St Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force, which engage participants in various activities such as presentations, lectures, camps, field trips, physical training, drills, games and sports, church services, talent displays and cake sales. (Police Public Relations)