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OAaSIS ‘Pickney International Creative Youth Club’

Posted by on November 27, 2011


WHO:

The Pickney International creative youth club (PIcyc), by the OAaSIS International team is accepting applications for membership from youth 0-25 years and those feeling young at heart.

WHY:

Following the deft impact of the creative workshop series, management of the OAaSIS International Foundation’s team founded the club (PIcyc).

Logo by Howard Moo Young


The creative workshop series are designed to sensitise youth on locations across Jamaica on the arts, and the club “keeps them exposed, empowered, trained, informed, guided” says founder Anthea McGibbon.

Everywhere the foundation has been so far have requested ongoing input of the entity, as well as requests are coming in other zones including individuals, she says.

To put all projects of the entity into perspective, and considering that all members/volunteers do so within their time budget, the PIcyc is created to establish for continuum in engendering the arts in education without replacing any teacher or exisiting institution. High school students get assistance with their CXC papers on artists for example, while information on careers in general is shared with all youth.

The club continues to emphasise total arts and creative skills for development – literary, visual, culinary, performing especially through activity sheets. Successful candidates at each level of the courses will receive a certificate


The PICKNEY INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE YOUTH CLUB, operating largely as a mailbox club, which will be mostly by correspondence activity sheets and co-ordinated visits is being instituted to hone skills and ensure awareness on a continued basis, establishing long term connectivity, and in some cases after the creative workshop series official visits. The club also assists with specific needs identified during the workshop series on a more long term basis, without replacing teachers, institutions.

JOINING:

PI CREATIVE YOUTH CLUB MEMBERSHIP FEE:
To join Pickney International Creative Youth club, an annual Ja$2,500/US35 fee covers membership cards, lower club buttons fees, stickers, newsletter, discounts on services such as workshops and child fun entertainment services, private classes, activity sheets and certificates on successful completion, and purchase of material at participating locations. Tee shirts apply to specific around Kingston locations not requiring mailing/delivery of sheets.
In addition, activity sheets will be mailed to or delivered to all members to be done, and returned to the head office for marking. After successfully completing each level a certificate will be awarded.


Sponsor a child/youth or two today. Several youth have expressed an interest in being members, but being without funds, are in need of sponsors.. Please consider sponsoring. How about sending us a line.

Pickney International

Pickney International (PI) network is set up to provide wholesome artful entertainment for children that makes them JUST appreciate being youthful and placing growing up and adulthood in proper perspective.
Along with OAaSIS PI members stir the creative mind with clean fun, that continues way past slated sessions!!!

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PI SERVICES up for discounts:

(PI partnering companies/independent contractors cater to children INTERNATIONALLY with varied products and services which do not come under the umbrella of the not-for-profit Foundation, but include…)
CLOWNS, craft, masks, WORKSHOPS, treasure hunt, magic tricks, BALLOON SHAPES, various rides, bOUnCEaBoUTS, rockclimbing, scooter, FACE PAINTING, paper sculpture, PAPER ART, papier mache, BODY PAINTING, games, games, games, GAMES, art classes, CREATIVE WORKSHOPS, Costumes, Props, HOUSE

PI Products:
teeshirts, photography, caps, flash cards, educational computer games

PI Mission:
Children should be children, They should enjoy each stage of growth, they should be motivated to learn and to develop achieving their full potential. STRIVE to keep them happy just the way they were meant to be

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