Al Bustan Association Silwan concludes the sixth summer camp of “Kufiyyet Handala”
Al Bustan Association Silwan held “Kufeyyet Handala 6” summer camp from July 17 to 30, 2019 at Al Bustan neighborhood in Silwan, south of Jerusalem. About 150 children and 30 guides participated in the camp six hours a day, except Fridays.On the first day, the groups were formed to distribute blouses and hats with simple events. National education workshops on “Silwan Past and Present” and identity awareness issues were also implemented in “Jouret Al-Annab” Park in the town on the second day. In addition, the activities included two awareness workshops on first aid and civil defense, and the implementation of handicrafts and educational activities in cooperation with “Nouran Association” and the Palestinian Civil Defense.
Also, the children contributed to a voluntary work to clean the neighborhood, while Al Bustan Association Silwan rewarded them with clowns show “Simsim and Zaatar”, followed by two hours of play and fun in the huge air and water games in the neighborhood playground.And in order to consolidate the children’s relationship with their land, the children of Al Bustan Association’s summer camp visited the displaced villages of Jerusalem – Emwas and Latroun – and visited the Old City of Jerusalem to Al-Aqsa Mosque, along with the basic tour to “Ein Silwan” with some information about the town.On the last day, the society held a closing ceremony in which the children showed artistic performances during the days of the camp, after a presentation by the clowns of the theater group which spread joy on the faces of the children and their parents.To conclude the camp’s activities, the children spent recreational time at the “Banana Land” park and swimming pools in Jericho.