Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

2017 Character Education Summer Program


2017 Character Education Summer Program, was held at the Diyanet Center of America between 16-29 of July. The program, organized by Women Family and Youth Center (KAGEM DCA), with 16 students from 13 to 18 years of age from various states of the United States and also from Canada. Students studied with experts in many fields such as, Quran, Tajweed, Islamic Studies, Arabic, Introduction to Ottoman Language, Discussions on Identity and Islam in America, General Information About Other Faiths, Turkish Islamic Arts: Water Marbling,  Turkish Cuisine Culture, Chess, Archery etc.

Students spent their spare time using the swimming pool and gymnasium located within the Diyanet Center of America also got the chance to get to know Washington DC. It was pleasuring to see the students establish a strong friendship among each other during the courses and activities.
This two-week camp ended with a certificate ceremony on Friday, July 28th . The closing program consisted of recitation of the Quran, Poetry, and Sketches of Arabic Dialogs who were performed by the students.

At the ceremony, DCA President Yasar Colak, Deputy Counselor Fatih Kanca, Kagem DCA Director Belgizar Ozbek, Former Imam of DCA and University of Nevşehir Faculty of Education Assoc. Prof. Hasan Yavuzer, gave speech about being well taught human beings. The students who received their certificates at the end of the program expressed their satisfaction by thanking the Character Education Camp.

 

TURKISH

2017 Değerler Egitimi Yaz Programı, 16-29 Temmuz 2017 tarihlerinde Amerika Diyanet Merkezinde düzenlendi. Kadın Aile ve Gençlik Merkezi (KAGEM DCA) koordinesi ile düzenlenen programa ABD’nin çeşitli eyaletlerinden ve Kanada’dan olmak üzere 13-18 yaşlarında 16 öğrenci katıldı. Öğrenciler alanında uzman hocalardan “Kur`an-ı Kerim, Tecvid, Ezber, Dini bilgiler, Arapça (günlük/Pratik), Osmanlıcayı Tanıyalım, Amerikada İslam ve Kimlik Tartışmaları, Diğer Dinler Hakkında Genel Bilgiler, Türk İslam Sanatları: Ebru, Zamanı Doğru ve Faydalı Kullanma, İslam ve Müzik, Türk Mutfak Kültürü, Türkçe Okuma Saatleri, Türkiyede Yüksek Eğitim Programı ve yurt dışındaki Türk gençlere sunulan fırsatlar, Satranç, Okçuluk, Davranış ve Davranış Bilimleri” başlıklı dersler ve seminerler aldılar.

Boş vakitlerini Amerika Diyanet Merkezi kompleksi içinde yer alan yüzme ve spor salonlarında değerlendiren öğrenciler Washington DC’yi de gezi programı ile tanıma fırsatı buldular. Dersler ve aktiviteler boyunca ögrenciler arasında sıkı bir arkadaşlık bağı kurulması oldukça memnuniyet vericiydi.

İki hafta boyunca suren kamp, 28 Temmuz 2017, Cuma akşamı yapılan, sade bir sertifika töreni ile sona erdi. Veda programı mahiyetindeki kapanış programı ögrencilerin okuduğu Kur’an-ı Kerim, şiir ve öğrendikleri Arapça diyaloglardan oluşan skeçler izleyenlere keyifli anlar yaşattı. Törende DCA Başkanı Yaşar Çolak, Müşavir Yardımcısı Fatih Kanca, Kagem DCA Müdürü Belgizar Özbek, DCA’in eski imamlarından Nevşehir Üniversitesi Öğretim Üyesi Doç. Dr. Hasan Yavuzer, birer konuşma yaparak gençlerin iyi yetişmesindeki öneme dikkat çektiler. Program sonunda sertifikalarını alan öğrenciler, 2017 Değerler Eğitimi Yaz Kampı icin teşekkür ederek memnuniyetlerini dile getirdiler.


7 thoughts on "2017 Character Education Summer Program"

  1. Judith says:

    Nice! Question: was the program conducted in English or Turkish language?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      The Program was in English.

  2. Temitope Rahmat Balogun says:

    This looks like a great program. It is pleasing to see that the mosque has these kinds of programs geared towards muslim youths. Jazak Allah khair for this and many other programs organized for muslim youths and families.

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Thanks for the good wishes. JAK!

  3. Fatma Tuncer says:

    My daughters participated in the program and they really enjoyed it! Whenever I called them to ask how everything was going, I could hear the excitement on their voice! Alhamdulillah they made new friends and learned a lot of new things from a wide variety of activities. I would like to thank all the people who organized the program for their nice efforts! May Allah bless them!

  4. Abdul moomin says:

    I love this mosque. I was in Maryland during my summer vacation from Ghana when I Vi sister this beautiful mosque. Nice educational programs. May Allah bless you all. I have a question though.

    Do you have any hits program for adults (19 years)?

    1. DiyanetAmerica says:

      Thanks Abdul;

      For your great thoughts. Unfortunately we don’t have at this moment. Keep in touch!

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