Articles tagged with: Summer Camp

Beit Ommar »

10 Jul 2011
Kites Soar Over Karmei Tsur Settlement

On Saturday, July 9, about 70 children ages 8-14 from the Center for Freedom and Justice’s annual summer camp flew kites on a hill across from the Karmei Tsur settlement. The kites featured Palestinian flags and children flew them over the area for about an hour. Children from the summer camp were joined by about 15 Palestinian and international demonstrators. A group of about 15 Israeli soldiers watched from a distance, but did not approach the group.

The settlement of Karmei Tsur is surrounded by a secondary fence, which takes even more land from Beit Ommar residents, for whom farming is a major source of income…. Continue reading

Beit Ommar »

6 Jul 2011
Second Annual Summer Camp Begins in Beit Ommar

The Center for Freedom and Justice, a close partner of the Palestine Solidarity Project, is currently hosting its second annual summer camp for 150 youths, age 8-14, in the Beit Ommar area. Campers have so far participated in two of the three weeks of the camp, and have engaged in a wide range of activities, including traditional Palestinian dance, arts and crafts, drama, music, sports, and nonviolence training.

Last years summer camp, named the Freedom Flotilla Summer Camp by the camp counselors, had over 100 participants. The camp combined educational, recreational and cultural activities, including sports, English lessons, traditional Palestinian dance classes and workshops on a wide range of topics, … Continue reading