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Zaytuna Outdoor Enrichment Two-Night Three-Day Backpacking Trip

Sep 28 - 30

time12:00am

locationTBD

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2018-09-28 0:00:00 2018-09-28 0:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Zaytuna Outdoor Enrichment Two-Night Three-Day Backpacking Trip For many people, the outdoors can be an intimidating place. Zaytuna College faculty member Imam Dawood Yasin will help you embrace the adventurer inside of you and find comfort in the beauty of nature. You will also learn the basics of camping; practical necessities such as how to pack and wear a backpack, how to plan for food and proper hydration, how to select a campsite, setting up tents, procuring water, building a fire, the basics of hygiene and the fiqh of purity and prayer in the outdoors. You will also engage in reflecting upon previously selected passages, including verses from the Qur’an, selected hadith, and classical texts from the Islamic tradition. This program will leave you with a solid foundation and basic skills to backpack comfortably and responsibly. Experience the beauty of the outdoors in a rustic wilderness setting.  COST & REGISTRATION$550.00 per individual. Includes:FoodGear (tent, sleeping bag and pad, backpack, limited hiking clothing, rain gear)Transportation to and from the trail.Reading materials, both Islamic and conventional Availability is limited, reserve your spot below. TBD Zaytuna College

For many people, the outdoors can be an intimidating place. Zaytuna College faculty member Imam Dawood Yasin will help you embrace the adventurer inside of you and find comfort in the beauty of nature. You will also learn the basics of camping; practical necessities such as how to pack and wear a backpack, how to plan for food and proper hydration, how to select a campsite, setting up tents, procuring water, building a fire, the basics of hygiene and the fiqh of purity and prayer in the outdoors. You will also engage in reflecting upon previously selected passages, including verses from the Qur’an, selected hadith, and classical texts from the Islamic tradition.

This program will leave you with a solid foundation and basic skills to backpack comfortably and responsibly. Experience the beauty of the outdoors in a rustic wilderness setting. 

COST & REGISTRATION
$550.00 per individual.

Includes:
Food
Gear (tent, sleeping bag and pad, backpack, limited hiking clothing, rain gear)
Transportation to and from the trail.
Reading materials, both Islamic and conventional

Availability is limited, reserve your spot below.

RSVP

Cancellation policy:

1. Payment due at time of registration.
2. No refund if the cancellation request is received on or after September 21st 2018.

Instructors

Imam Dawood Yasin

Director of Student Affairs

At Dartmouth College Dawood provided spiritual and religious support, offered educational seminars, and lead congregational prayers for Muslim students, and residents of the greater Hanover area. Dawood also worked to foster understanding and dialogue among diverse campus groups by building and maintaining interfaith relations. During his residence in South Africa, Dawood converted to Islam and then spent five years in Damascus studying Arabic, Islam, and spirituality. Upon completion of his studies, he relocated to New Haven CT where he served as Imam of Masjid Al-Islam. While in New Haven he also worked as a teaching assistant and engaged in research at Yale University.