SHELL sponsors STEM summer camps for young people – Eye Witness News

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Sun Oil Limited has partnered with two summer programs focused on providing valuable exposure to young people in the fields of science and technology.

Sun Oil Limited remains committed to fueling the growth of people through our investment in our younger generations and the communities we serve,” said Fabian C. Fernander, Director of Sales and Marketing, Sun Oil Limited in a press release.

“Two of the summer programs we are proud to partner with are Camp BETA 2022 and Innovative Science Summer Camp,” said Fernander.

“As technology continues to develop and shape the world we live in, we recognize that it is a critical educational pillar and area of ​​focus for young people to engage in.”

Fabian C. Fernander (left), Sales and Marketing Manager, Sun Oil Limited. and Albrion Symonette, director of BETA Camp. (Photos by Ronnie Archer)

D’André Wilson-Ihejirika, co-founder and vice-president of BETA, said that the theme of this year’s BETA camp was “Bahamas 2050: Engineering the future”.

She explained that the camp will ask students to leverage engineering and technology to imagine what they think the Bahamas should look like in 2050.

“The BETA team seeks to create a future where Bahamians are technically equipped to compete in a global marketplace,” she said.

Wilson-Ihejirika added, “After 2 years of virtual camps, we are looking forward to a hybrid camp this year, which will take place both virtual and in person in Nassau. The camp will take place July 18-30, 2022 and students who have completed grades 7, 8 or 9 are welcome to attend.

“Innovative Science is a Bahamas-based science education organization,” said Sheena Davis, president of Innovative Science.

“Our mission is to make science learning fun for school-aged children. We thank Sun Oil for their investment and the opportunity to increase science awareness in our community. The 2022 Innovative Science Summer Camp was held at Xavier’s Lower School campus, West Bay Street.

Fernander continued, “We care about our community and recognize the importance of supporting the development of our future leaders. We applaud our charitable and non-profit partners who continue to provide invaluable services and programs to our youth and pledge our continued support through donations and corporate sponsorships.

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