Saturday, July 13, 2024

Third Action Twenty 24 camp is in full gear


For the third time in as many years, Action Twenty 24 is back in San Pedro hosting a one week sports summer camp. This year’s camp started on Monday, July 20th and will culminate on Thursday, July 23rd. Held in collaboration with Lighthouse Christian Radio, the camp hosted over 60 children ages 6-13 each day at the Angel Nuñez Auditorium.Action 24 Sports Camp San Pedro-3
According to camp organizer Chris Burnette, one of the main aims of the camp is to teach children sports skills while promoting leadership and team work. “Throughout the camp, which run daily from 1PM to 4PM, children have fun playing different games as well as bible study to go along with the activities,” said Burnette. The four day camp will give children the opportunity to learn skills in football, volleyball, basketball, and baseball. “Our main purpose is to push for community unity and teaching children to understand what leadership is and what it means to be leaders by making different choices.”Action 24 Sports Camp San Pedro-2
The camp counts with 24 volunteers from the United States of America to assisting running the program. “Our goal every year is to grow more, and meet new children and have fun with them. We really like coming to San Pedro, we love the children, they are awesome and they enjoy their time in the camp and is nice to see them smiling, get them off the streets .The future leaders of the country are here and we feel that the camp is contributing in molding them for the future of San Pedro and Belize,” stated Burnette.Action 24 Sports Camp San Pedro-1
On Friday, July 24th, a grand family day will be held for the children and their families at the Honorable Louis Sylvester Sports Arena. “We are planning a fun day for the whole family, which will include lots of games, food and of course Christian fellowship,” ended Burnette.

Burnette, stated that the camp will continue to occur every year as Action Twenty 24 has a great vision for the children in San Pedro. “As long as we are allowed to keep coming back, we will come to San Pedro every year. We love coming to the island, helping people, and sharing the Word,” ended Burnette.
Action Twenty 24 would like to thank The San Pedro Town Council (SPTC), Mayor Daniel Guerrero, Clive Welch, Lighthouse Radio, Mayan Princess and the entire San Pedro community for their continuous support.

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