Al-Wāḥa Blog

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2014 Staff Bios

Published: July 21, 2014

Hello! We here at Al-Waha are really excited for the session to start

today. We can’t wait to meet all the villagers! In return, we’d like to share a few things about ourselves. Allow me to present most of our 2014 Al-Waha staff!

Game Day at Al-Waha

Published: July 28, 2014

Playing capture the flag, basket ball, and more!

​Sunday was a laid back day filled with games and relaxing. The villagers and counselors enjoyed playing capture the flag, board games, and watching Tarzan in Arabic. It was a much needed break after a week full of activities at Al-Waha.

Wedding Day!

Published: July 28, 2014

Saturday was a very special day. Two of our villagers got married! So say mabrook (congratulations) to Kinaan and A'isha, the happy newlyweds! Of course, it wasn't a real wedding; it was only a simulation to show how weddings work in some countries. Like many cultures, the Middle East has more than one kind of traditional wedding, and we wanted the villagers to experience one of them. The simulation lasted throughout the entire day, starting with Flag Raising, where we received...

Family Cheers!

Published: July 27, 2014

Today, each family (the people we eat lunch and dinner with) came up with a short cheer. I hope you enjoy them!

Meal Presentations!

Published: July 27, 2014

Please enjoy some of our meal presentations from yesterday and today!

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