Radio Programme

Downtown Kingston Summer Camp For Children

Roundabout JA | July 22, 2015
The Science and Technology Education Unit of the Scientific Research Council-SRC- in collaboration with Grace Kennedy Staff and Community Foundation, will be hosting a summer camp from July, in downtown Kingston.The camp will target Forty Five inner city children between the ages of eight and twelve years, who are currently living in or attending primary schools in the downtown Parade Gardens area.
Presenter: Cassitta Irving
Producer: Cassitta Irving
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Roundabout JA | July 18, 2019
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Presenter: Twila Wheelan
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Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan