2012 Eco Kids Camp Scholarship details!

Calling all applicants! The Lodge at Chaa Creek is pleased to announce the opening for our 2012 Summer Camp application process.

What is the Eco Kids Camp?

The Eco Kids Camp is a week long summer camp that teaches Belizean children to be stewards of their environment and instills 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.

What are this years themes?

Sunday: Biodiversity and Conservation

Monday: The Ancient Maya

Tuesday: Traditional Healing

Wednesday: Land Conservation

Thursday: Solid Waste Management

Friday: Responsible Tourism and Sustainability

Saturday: Belize Wildlife

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Only applications by Belizean children between the ages of 8 and 13 will be considered.
  • Applicants must submit a 300 word essay telling us “why they want to be an Eco Kid” before June 14th.

Judging Criteria:

  • Two winning categories:
    • Eco-greenies (ages 8-10)
    • Eco-Saplings (ages 11-13)
    • Essays will be judged on creative subject content, structure and grammar.

Important Dates:

Deadline for Essays: Monday, June 14th

Deadline for Camp registration: Tuesday, June 26th

2012 Camp Commencement: Saturday, July 21st

2012 Camp Closure: Sunday, July 29th

Contact  Information:

All entries must be sent by email to [email protected] or posted to Chaa Creek, P.O. Box 53, San Ignacio, Cayo before JUNE 14th 2012.

Please contact Alfonso Ayala at the office phone 824-2037 or email [email protected] for any inquiries concerning Chaa Creek’s 2012 Eco Kids Camp.

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