CAMP CoEJ Archive

Camper’s Diaries – Day 7

**Camp CoEJ 2016- 7th August** Girls Camper Diary- Mercury Our lessons today were with Zainab Bai Ladak, Masuma Aunty Shahnawaz and Sajida bai. Zainab bai’s lesson was the amazing art of cupcake decoration . She taught us how to ice properly and how to make a butterfly cake. In Masuma Aunty’s class, we learnt that

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Camper’s Diaries – Day 6

**Camp CoEJ 2016- 6th August** Girls Camper Diary- Neptune Today started with me waking up to a lovely sunny day. We got dressed and went downstairs for breakfast. I sat with my friends and we talked. After that, we had Sajida bai’s class and it as all about ‘inspirational Muslim women in Islam’. My favourite

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Camp CoEJ Feedback from Parents

Below are feedback emails that the Camp CoEJ team have received from the parents of the campers:   Dear Waheeda Bai, Assalamun alaikum Thank you for your beautiful and touching email. As parents , such inspiring words make us feel wonderful. Our hearts are full of gratitude and emotion to see how much you all

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Camper’s Diaries – Day 5

Camper’s Diaries (GIRLS) – Day 5 We woke up in the morning at 9:30am because we got to sleep in as we were going to Brighton. Saania, Zainab, Sophia Zamina and I sat in the coach together at the back where we talked, looked at the scenery, and talked in accents. When we arrived at

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Camper’s Diaries – Day 4

Thursday 4th August 2016 – Camper Diary by Mars. Fajr: today we prayed Salaat ul Layl before fajr which meant that we woke up super early. It was so hard for me to wake up, but I did it. Abseiling: we did abseiling and as I have a fear of heights this was quite difficult

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Mentor’s Diaries – Day 3

Mentor’s Diaries (BOYS) – Day 3 The day began with waking up the campers for fajr. After doing this for the third day I seem to have learnt the art along with my co-mentor. It’s incredible to see the levels of tiredness amongst the campers. It makes me think of the times I was woken

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Camper’s Diaries – Day 3

Camper’s Diaries (BOYS) – Day 3   I went rock climbing and I have never done it before so I was quite worried. After Zainali Bha, the first person got to the top, I never expected to reach the bell at the top, and then when I went, I struggled to put my feet and

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Mentor’s Diaries – Day 2

Mentor’s Diaries (BOYS) Even though after a long night of solid preparation, in the morning I still felt slightly nervous whilst thinking ahead of how the whole day would be . But truthfully, after having a very fulfilling breakfast with the campers alongside engaging conversations, I knew that everyone including myself were ready for what

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Camper’s Diaries – Day 2

Camper’s Diaries (Girls) – Venus We were all woken up by Aliya Bai saying it was breakfast time. Aliya Ba i said “I’ll be back in 10 minutes and I want to see you out of bed!” Literally 2 minutes later, she knocks on the door and announces “10 minutes are up; everybody get out

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Camper’s Diaries – Day 1

Camper’s Diaries (Girls) Mercury – Day 1 On Sunday 31st July, we had an amazing start to Camp CoEJ. We used the time to get to know one another and our mentors, and we had great fun playing games as a group to break the ice. We enjoyed beating our mentors in a game of

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