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Storytelling

Published: August 1, 2009

Stories are a powerful tool for relating history, tradition, and culture in societies across the world. We explored the strong storytelling tradition in the Arab world one night, and became actors in the process!

Canoeing

Published: July 29, 2009

Canoeing is one of the most quintessential aspects of any summer camp, so we took a break from village life one evening and took the entire village on a sunset canoe trip around the lake.

العرس The Arab Wedding

Published: July 29, 2009

Last night’s evening program was a lot of fun for the whole village! We put on an Arab wedding and married two of our counselors. The villagers dressed up, the counselors wore traditional clothing, and everyone looked their best for the party of the session.

Music Night ليلة الموسيقى

Published: July 26, 2009

A few nights ago, our evening program had a musical theme!

ليلة البيت Cabin Night

Published: July 26, 2009

On Friday night, we divided the villagers into their houses for the evening program to give them some extra time to get to know each other.

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