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Published:Friday | June 22, 2012 | 12:00 AM

All week long we have been publishing the available summer camps this year. We hope you have found them useful. Here are a few more options to keep the children occupied this summer. Hosting a camp this summer? Let us know by emailing:

Moorlands Camp

Moorlands Camp is a Christian, residential camp for young people located near Spur Tree, Manchester. We offer seven week-long camps between July 1 and August 18.

Started almost 75 years ago, it continues today with annual summer camps for ages 9-22 years.

Activities include: swimming, hiking, "puddocks," archery, volleyball, football, camp fires, cookouts, crafts, workshops in the performing arts and much more.

Weekly cost: is $25,500.

Visit: or Telephone: 964-6418 or Email:, for more information.

Sommerkurse For Teens

The Jamaican German Society will be hosting a German Language Summer Programme for Teens from July 9-27, at the Jamaican German Society, 33 Seymour Avenue, St Andrew.

The programme will run for 30 hours, Monday to Thursday from 9.30 a.m-noon. The cost is $10,000.

Call today for details:


Learn to Earn

The University College of the Caribbean in association with INFOSERV presents its 'Learn to Earn Summer Camp' starting on July 9 and August 13. Each module lasts for two weeks and includes classes in Workforce Preparation, PC Mechanics, Web Page Design, Computer Animation and A+ Certification.

Dates: Monday to Friday for children aged 13 and older.Deadline for applications: June 28 and July 31 respectively.

For more information contact the University College of the Caribbean at 968-4986 or email:

Math Camp 2012

This summer, Math Plus Learning Centre in association with Diana Southbourne, a Kingston-based math tutor and home school teacher, offers an exciting opportunity for your children to enhance their math skills in a fun and exciting way trough Math Camp 2012.

Campers will learn the building blocks of math; the relationships between money and math; and how math is applied in society in a fun-filled experience that fosters teamwork, leadership, critical and creative thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Age Groups

Age 14 plus: Math in the World

Age 10-13: Money and Math

Age 7-9: Math Building Blocks

Dates and Times: 1-3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday July 2-July 30.

Cost: $10,000.00 per week

For more details call: (876)463-5678 or email:

Health Care Academy of the Americas Camp

Ages: 6-12

Dates: July & August

The objective of this camp is to keep children engaged, learn something new every day and have fun with games and activities. Programmes are geared towards a healthy lifestyle, as well as activities to stimulate their mind.


Book Club and Writers Club

Participants in this group will be encouraged to read a book every day and discuss it and indicate what he/she has learnt. The writers club is intended to encourage these same readers to write.

Self-Defence Club

Students learn self-defence and get great exercise.

CPR and First Aid

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica will conduct sessions on CPR and emergency care to let children learn how to act in an emergency.

Art and Craft Club

This activity is guaranteed to be lots of fun.

Swimming Club

Children will learn to swim or improve their skills in the water.

Other Activities: Games, popular music, dance classes, exercise classes, healthy lifestyle, nutrition talks and healthy food preparation Monday to Thursday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

First Group: July 9-26

Second Group: July 30-August 16.

To register call: 890-2583/968-8238. The registration fee of $500 is non-refundable.

Venue: Health Care Academy of the Americas, 22 Barbican Road, Kingston 7.