PROGRAM DATES and COMMITMENTS:

  • July 6 – July 23, 2016
  • Delegates are responsible for round-trip airfare with the group from Washington, D.C. (for North American Delegates) to Amman, Jordan. Delegates are also responsible for registration fees of $300 USD (NOTE:  Airfare is contingent upon airline-imposed fuel surcharges. Interested youth are encouraged to apply speedily to avoid increased fuel surcharges)
  • HCEF covers all other expenses
  • Delegates are required to volunteer to effectively promote, sustain and grow the KTH Program following their return from Palestine. This commitment includes specific time contributions and participation in relevant events.

PROGRAMS ACTIVITIES/EVENTS

  • Tour museums and cultural centers
  • Host and participate in folkloric and cultural nights.
  • Worship and explore the importance of Holy Places.
  • Visit the various cities of Palestine.
  • Host meetings with and attend lectures by political, religious, civic leaders and opinion makers within the Palestinian community.
  • Learn about various business and technological initiatives.
  • Visit Palestinian universities and youth centers.
  • Join various established youth activities, such as summer camps
  • Visit with local Palestinian families.
  • Engage in special events.
  • Have fun days while participants explore their country.

ADDITIONAL PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Youth will discover the nature and beauty of Palestine.
  • Youth will enjoy several days being immersed in the rich culture and heritage of Palestine.