The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) Camp Project S.O.F.T got underway yesterday. Here campers had an interactive session on Staying Drug Free with Programme Officer at NCSA, Paulavette Atkinson.
Project S.O.F.T (Safeguarding Our Future Today) 2014, got underway at the Valley Resource Centre, The Valley, St. George yesterday.
Hosted by the National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA), the one-week camp is designed to prepare students who just completed the Common Entrance Examination for entry into secondary school.
This year, for the first time, Project S.O.F.T will not be held in its traditional format as a one-week residential camp, but instead as a day camp, revealed Community Programme Officer at NCSA, Makeada Bourne.
“The reason for this is that we were unable to raise sufficient funds this year to house the camp as we did the previous years. In light of this, we had to restructure the camp having it as a day camp. We also had to restructure it as it relates to the different type of activities that will be taking place,” explained Bourne, who is also the Camp Directo...