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مع السلامة So long, farewell…goodbye

Published: August 2, 2009

Friday night was a very special evening at Al-Waha. Everyone at the village, from counselors to the villagers, put on their best attire once again and turned out for an extravagant cena, or dinner.

Scavenger Hunt

Published: August 1, 2009

A summer at camp couldn’t be complete without a good, old-fashioned scavenger hunt, could it? At Al-Waha, we honored the scavenger hunt tradition, but added a few special twists.

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.

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