camp DEFY

Virgin Islands legislators and the U.S. Attorney’s Office host Camp DEFY participants at the Legislature Building on St. Thomas.

ST. THOMAS — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that approximately 50 young Virgin Islanders attended Camp DEFY (Drug Education for Youth) last week, with plans for Camp DEFY set for this week on St. Croix.

Camp DEFY is supported by the U.S. Attorney’s Office through the Project Safe Neighborhoods initiative and through Weed and Seed. Additional funding is also provided through the P.R./V.I. High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area partnership. Camp DEFY trainers and facilitators are provided by the V.I. Police Department and the Virgin Islands National Guard.