Cayo District, Belize – July 5th 2010 – The Lodge at Chaa Creek, Belize’s award winning eco resort is delighted to announce the winners of its Eco Kids Summer Camp Essay Competition.
Chaa Creek’s Eco Kids essay competition offered contestants a one week summer camp program inclusive of lodging at the Macal River Camp, all meals plus snacks three times a day, daily scheduling of educational events, arts & crafts materials and t-shirt, camp counselors 24/7, and guided nature tours with licensed naturalist guides.
Many interesting essays were received but only those participants, who wrote the most captivating essays, explaining why they wanted to be an Eco Kid, were chosen as winners.
The essays were divided in two winning categories – Eco-greenies (7-11 years), and Eco Saplings (12-15 years) Essays were judged on creative subject content, structure and grammar.
The essays were posted on the Chaa Creek Travel Blog and a special Chaa Creek committee selected the winning essays.
The lucky winners are:
Hannah William Age 10
Alice Koltchev Age 12
Nino Moreno Age 11
Magdalena Gray Age 9
Angel Castillo Age 13
Janel Rodgrigues Age 14
Alyssa Coleman Age 12
About the Eco Kids Summer Camp
The Chaa Creek Eco Kids Summer Camp is a week long program to educate children about biodiversity, natural resource conservation, the ancient Maya, traditional healing, and the three “R’s” Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. The Program aims to instill memorable values that will have an impact on the way children conduct their lives, their relationship with our fragile earth and the sustainable development of our future.
For more information about The Lodge at Chaa Creek, toll free USA 877-709-8708, UK 0-207-096-0329, Belize 501-824-2037 reservations[ at]chaacreek.com or visit the web site at www.chaacreek.com.