Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Full Speed Ahead For Edukarting Programme
REGISTRATION opens this week for the 5th annual EduKarting Summer Camp, two one-week sessions beginning August 8 that allow young Bahamians to experience the speed and adrenaline-pumping excitement associated with the traditional sport that mixes thrills with important life lessons.
"Thanks to the continuing support from the FIA, our sponsors and the Ministry of Education which allows us to use the grounds of Doris Johnson High, we are able to keep our fees at $25 per camper per week, including lunch," said Bahamas EduKarting founder and coordinator David McLaughlin. "We wanted to keep fees reasonable so every young person who wants to participate, regardless of financial status, can take part in the camp designed to teach the values of self-discipline and teamwork. And the best part is students are learning useful skills while having a great time zipping around the course in a kart they have taken apart and rebuilt."
Most importantly, said Mr McLaughlin, beyond the basics of mechanics, campers learn what it takes to make a team of people who never knew each other before, perform. Read more >>