Getting Ready for the Mizaan Retreat

We’re really excited that the Mizaan Retreat is only days away!!
Please plan to ARRIVE by 4:00 pm.  We will have Jummah on site at 2 pm for those who would like to join earlier.
There will be registration and settling into the assigned cabins. Dinner will be promptly served at 7:30 pm.

The theme of this 2014 THEME is  MA’RIFA | KNOWING GOD
Our class topics and discussion will be reflective of ideas of conservation and simplicity– for yourself, your parents, the environment, of selflessness and empathy, of humbleness, of respecting differences, of self-restraint, of listening, of practicing silence.

Please refer to the Dress Code guidelines here. Do your best :)

PACKING LIST
DON’T BRING ELECTRONICS, try to turn off your cell phones.
We are expecting the night time temperature to be in the 40’s!

Sleeping bag rated for cold weather (at least 40 degrees or cooler)
Extra Blanket and Pillow
Fitted twin sheet for bunk bed
Flashlight
Personal care items (shampoo, soap, toothbrush etc)
Towel
PJ’s
Scarf
Comfortable layered clothes for 2 days (maybe one extra outfit just in case….)
Warm jacket for cold nights and  mornings
flip-flops for showering
Sneakers for sports and hiking
Refillable water bottle with name on it
Re-usable coffee mug (for adults)
Quran
Notebook
Pencils/pens
Anything you might need for campfire skits and acts (guitar, a few props etc.)

Do check out the section: Preparing for the Retreat

 

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Registration is CLOSED!

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Mizaan Retreat 2014

REGISTRATION OPEN!

We are happy to announce the details for MIZAAN RETREAT 2014!

Friday-Sunday Sept 5-7
Camp Lindenmere (163 Lindenmere Lane, Henryville, PA 18332)

2014 THEME |  MA’RIFA | KNOWING GOD

To Allah belongs the most beautiful names. Whatever there is in the heavens glorifies Allah as does whatever is in the earth. (Qur’an 59:24)

Knowing God through the divine attributes teaches us not only something about our Creator but also about ourselves. This year’s theme will focus on how we come to KNOW GOD not only intellectually but also spiritually and experientially.

Join us this year as we explore this theme from different perspectives.

———Registration open! Click here.———–

Questions: Email arshe2020@yahoo.com

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Reflections

Assalamalaikum,

Insha Allah we hope this note finds you well.  It’s almost been a full month since the Mizaan Retreat.  We hope you had an enjoyable time. A HUGE Thanks especially to all of the counselors and teachers, we couldn’t have done this without you all.

If you would like to be added to Princeton University Muslim Life e-mail list to know of other activities, events, and classes the MLP is hosting then please contact Sohaib Sultan, or check out the website www.princeton.edu/muslimlife 

ENJOY PICTURES from MIZAAN RETREAT 2013

We hope you will join us again next year,

Jazak Allah Khair,

Sohaib Sultan     ssultan@princeton.edu
Arshe Ahmed      arshe2020@yahoo.com
Faria Abedin       fariaabedin@gmail.com
Nausheena Bhayat  nausheena@comcast.net

Asma Ali  thealigang@yahoo.com
Amar Bukhari  abukhari44@gmail.com

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DIRECTIONS

DIRECTIONS:

Camp Lindenmere
163 Lindenmere Lane
Henryville, PA 18332

If you plug the above into your GPS, please make sure to note down the following:

Exit onto Route 715 North. Continue straight for a short distance. At the second traffic light make a right, following signs for 715 North. At the next immediate light make a left, continuing to follow signs for 715 North. Follow up the hill for about 1 1/2 miles. The camp is on the right.

Camp Lindenmere, PA (http://www.camplindenmere.com/)

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Reaching Balance by Reconnecting with God, Nature, and Community.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME (from infants to grandparents)!

The Mizaan Retreat seeks to bring Muslim families and individuals together for a weekend full of fun activities, learning and inspirational experiences in a cabin camp setting.  By encouraging friendship, personal spiritual exploration and respect for diversity of Islamic practice, Mizaan Retreat hopes to foster the creation of American Muslim identities.

2011 THEME |  Mizaan:  Balance
2012 THEME |  Zuhud:  Doing More with Less
2013 THEME |  Rahman:  Mercy, Living the Prophetic path of sincere concern

LOCATION:  Mount Pocono, PA 18344

Camp Lindenmere
RR1 Box 1765
Henryville, PA 18332

Interactive Map of Camp:  http://www.camplindenmere.com/map/

CONTACT US

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