Abdul Rashid Abdullah, Executive Director of the National Association of Muslim Americans on Scouting was interviewed by Newark, Delaware based Tarbia.Tv, a YouTube channel associated with the Tarbiyah School. Abdul Rashid was at Week 8 of Rodney Scout Reservation Summer Camp as part of his role as Chartering Organization Representative for the Islamic Center of Northern Virginia Scouting Program. Week 8 at Rodney Scout Reservation was designated Muslim Summer Camp Week. Members of Troop and Crew 114 of Fairfax, VA, Troop 195 of Potomac, MD, Troop 786 of Ashburn, VA, and a contingent of Scouts from Egypt’s Al Salam Scout Group were a part of the program.
NAMAS is organizing Muslim Summer Camp Week for 2016 at Rodney Scout Reservation. Muslim Summer Camp Week is a week designated to help facilitate the challenges faced by Muslims at Summer Camp, with religious accommodations such as Halal food and Friday Prayer. Otherwise, the program is just the same as any other normal Boy Scouts of America Summer Camp program. If you are interested in learning more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.