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August 2021 Cancer Awareness Dates
Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, 46 Point Finger Road, Paget
Who: Sessions are open to all Organisers, Leaders, and Counsellors of Summer Camps, Youth Sports Programmes, and Summer Activity Groups for Children.
What: The SunSmart Accreditation Programme provides you with the information you need to run a sun safe camp including: risk factors, proactive sun protection behaviours, assistance with developing a sun protection policy for your camp, and ideas for communicating your policy with the parents/guardians of the children left in your care. A representative of Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre will visit your programme while in operation and then provide a written report offering suggestions for improvement if needed. In addition, participants will receive an emergency supply of hats, sunscreen and sunglasses for campers.
Where: Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, 46 Point Finger Road, Paget
When: June 23rd Time: 5:30 – 7:00pm
Why: Just one severe sunburn as a child, can increase the risk of developing skin cancer by 50%. To get your camp on the road to being SunSmart, sign up for the SunSmart Accreditation Programme with Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre; important criteria parents will be looking for when choosing a camp!
Click here to register for the June 23rd training session.