Fun at FFP band camp!
Ali McNab (left), representing the Ministry of Gender, Culture, Entertainment, and Sport, and band camp instructor Jeffrey Brown (right) pose with Le-anna Smith and Ethan Clayton, two of the students who participated in this year's edition of Food For the Poor Jamaica's Band Camp programme at the organisation's head office in St Catherine.

Food For the Poor Jamaica's recent band camp project, which provides musical instruction for children age six through 16 on a variety of instruments was yet another success in engaging children for the summer holidays.

Attendees got the opportunity to be exposed to professional guidance and teaching on the various musical instruments and stylings on offer.

The children, and their parents, expression appreciation as talents were unearth and horizons expanded.

The intention is that programme will continue to be an annual event serving the community.

At the end of the programme a graduation exercise was held to recognise the achievements of attendees in tribute to the hard work they had put in towards developing competence.

See share scenes:

Drumming student Chozen Bailey (right) poses with his mother and brother after the recent graduation exercise for the band camp music training programme which concluded at Food For the Poor headquarters. Some 60 youngsters, aged six through 16 years, learned performance on various instruments.

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