Assalamu-alaikum (peace be upon you),

What are Muslims encouraged to say before they eat? “Bismillah (in the name of Allah (God)!”

After several hours of thrilling activities, it was finally time for our youth to enjoy a sit-down meal together before proceeding to archery.A special thanks to the members of team “Honey Badger Shaykhs,” for set-up and clean-up of the tables for lunch.

Hamza, still wearing his hiking hat, graciously sets the tables for lunch.

“Ummm, how many chairs go around this table?” Mujtaba quickly places seats for our hungry guests before they arrive.

Omar makes sure everybody gets a cup; well everyone except for the cameraman. He gets a concussion instead.

A nice, refreshing post-meal workout – carpetball anyone?

Samir instructs the “Hummus Punch” lads on the art of tossing the ball down the carpet.

Arriving at the Archery Range – who would emerge as our version of Katniss Everdeen?

Our older youth take aim at the target. Ready, aim, fire!

Murtaza shoots left-handed while Mujtaba re-loads; oh the techniques galore!

Omar achieves the unthinkable – he literally shot down the target!

Our best archer, Ali, strikes a pose next to his arrows. Two bulls eyes in one go is pretty, pretty impressive!

Shujath, Amr, and Muhammad in various stages of preparation for archery.

Ahmed and Amr get ready for their turn.

Standing behind the eye of the arrow; quite the perspective isn’t it?

Samir seems pleased with his effort!

Salah shot his arrow so hard it went through the target and almost through the bale of hay! Yes Danyal, we see you.

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