A great reading adventure awaits you at Camana Bay this September in honour of International Literacy Day!

2017 marks Camana Bay’s 10-year anniversary as well as several anniversaries of world-renowned children’s adventure book authors and titles. To recognise these milestones, we’ve teamed up with Books & Books and local literacy charity LIFE to create new adventures in reading.

Join us for an exciting month of family-friendly events, activities, special offers and community initiatives.

Scavenger Hunt

Mondays to Saturdays, through September 
10 a.m.-7 p.m.

All month long, collect your complimentary Adventure Scavenger Hunt map from Books & Books and go on an exciting search for your favourite book characters hidden throughout Camana Bay. Find clues to identify the 10 characters or books and turn in your completed map to receive a 10% off coupon from Books & Books!

Story Time

Adventure Story Times

September 1 through October 1

Don’t miss out on weekly adventure-themed Story Times! Each week will feature a live reading and singalong to adventure-themed children’s books. Story Times are free and open to the public.

Tuesdays 11 a.m., Regal Cinemas (ages 0-4)
Thursdays 3 p.m., Books & Books (ages 0-3)
Saturdays 10:30 a.m., Books & Books (ages 2-7)

Adventure Flicks

Every Saturday in September, 10 a.m., Regal Cinemas

Each week will feature a family-friendly adventure film at a special price of CI$5 per ticket.
Saturday, Sept. 2 – The Ant Bully
Saturday, Sept. 9 – Moana
Saturday, Sept. 16 – The Karate Kid
Saturday, Sept. 30 – Jungle Book

Adventure Photos

Take a photo with our giant “READ” sculpture. Share it on Facebook or Instagram using #CamanaBay to automatically enter to win fantastic weekly prizes.

Swap a Book

Take a book from our Reading Tree in the Camana Bay Visitor Centre and leave one behind for someone else to enjoy.

Visitor Centre hours: Monday - Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Get Creative

Click here to download our kids’ activity sheets. These are also available at our restaurants for entertainment during your family meal!

Advent Calendar Contest

Kids aged 6 to 16 can enter for a chance to open a door on the giant Books & Books Advent Calendar this holiday season! During the month of September, Click here or stop by Books & Books and tell us what your favorite book is and why to enter. Winners will be revealed in November.

Support Literacy

Purchase your favourite adventure-themed books at Books & Books during September and we will make a donation to local literacy charity LIFE. Click here to learn about their mission and programmes.


LIFE is in need of enthusiastic volunteers to donate 30 minutes of time, once a week, to help children read. LIFE Paired Reading Programme volunteers work with children in Key Phase 1 in all public schools by having children practising reading to the adult volunteers. Contact [email protected] to register. (A valid police clearance from within the past three years is required.)

Book Donation

In celebration of Literacy Month, Camana Bay will donate a set of adventure books to every primary school in Grand Cayman.