Moriah Youth Summer Camp held its closing ceremony on Thursday July 26th, 2012. Students displayed their talents by singing, dancing and reciting poetry, all expressing gratitude to Hon. Arnold Forbes Member of Parliament for the Mount Moriah Constituency. The camp catered to students from the ages of 6 to 14. Young campers ages 6 to 7 sang the song “Thanks,” ages 11 to 12 paid tributes to Mr. Forbes, while others students performed pieces about determination and letting their light shine.
In addition to students displaying their talents, students showcased items made during the course of the camp. Students took to the stage displaying fashion designer pieces made using newspaper. Items made were hats, hand bags and head bands. Jewelry and Piggy Banks were made from plastic water bottles, picture frames, pillows and many other creative craft items were on display that were made by enthusiastic campers. The top two campers from each group received awards for outstanding participation, while others received certificates for participation.
Mr. Forbes, thanks the campers for attending the camp and noted that this is a tradition that will continue every year in Mt. Moriah. He encouraged campers to take the experience and use what they have learnt to better themselves. He also noted that he working on his next camp for the community which is a basketball camp, headed by Keno Watson. The camp he mentioned will start in a weeks time. In closing he thanked the dedicated team of teachers headed by Mrs. Taneko Adams, and encouraged students to remain safe during the remainder of their summer break.