A Day of Fun by the River for Shatila Children!

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Last Friday, about 75 refugee children from Shatila, accompanied by CYC staff and several youth volunteers, went on a field-trip to a river in the town of Damour, about 20 kilometers south of Shatila.

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The outing’s activities included picnicking, football matches, singing and dancing, and of course lots of splashing and playing in the water.

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The field-trip served an important purpose, affording Syrian and Palestinian refugee children a needed release from the oppressions of camp-life—a fulfilling day of recreation in a natural setting far removed from the streets of Shatila.

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Everyone enjoyed the chance to spend the hot day swimming in and relaxing by the water, children and staff alike!

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