When and where will the Waqf-e-Nau camps be held
June 18 - June 22 at Masjid Masroor in South Virginia
5640 Hoadly Rd
Manassas, VA 20112
June 18 - June 22 at Baitur Rahman in Silver Springs, MD
15000 Good Hope Rd
Silver Spring MD 20905
All must arrive by the evening of June 18th as the official camp will start after Fajr on June 19th, 2023 Inshallah.
What are the age requirements
12 to 23 years old Waqifeen-e-Nau Only. Must be at least 12 by June 18th, 2023. If you are an older Waqf-e-Nau, you may volunteer to help us.
Is registration required
Yes. Registration is required and may close based on attendance and occupancy requirements. Those who wait to register till late may not be able to attend if the capacity is reached.
How do I register
Please use the Registration Form to sign up for the camp
What happens after I register
We will send you more information after your registration regarding accommodation, transportation, and much more. Please note that if you are flying for the Ijtema, you should reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your registration is confirmed before you buy the ticket.
What is the duration of the camp
From Fajr Monday, June 19th, 2023 till Magrib, Thursday, June 22nd. However, all participants must arrive on June 18th. No Exceptions.
Can I attend for a few days only
No, all attendees have to attend the full duration of the camp. If you are attending partially, you may not be allowed to attend altogether. Please reach out to National Secretary Waqf-e-Nau Sahib to seek an exception using the form here: https://www.waqfenau.us/contact-us/
What should I bring with me to the camp
We will send you a complete list of items to bring after your registration, however, you should bring any medication you take regularly.
What should I avoid bringing
Always remember to limit the amount of valuables and electronics you bring with you. All of your needs will be taken care of by the organizers and any downtime should be spent getting to know your fellow Waqfeen.
I am flying in, are there any subsidies
There is no travel subsidy from the Waqf-e-Nau USA Department. However, Atfal or Khuddam attending the National Ijtema (23 - 25th June), can apply for the subsidy, through MKA USA. You can request a travel subsidy by filling this form here
Waqifaat-e-Nau (Girls) who want to fly in and have concerns about the cost of travel, may reach out to email@example.com. Please note there is no guarantee that you will get a subsidy, however, we will try to accommodate the best we can. Inshallah.
Will the transportation be provided from/to the airport?
Yes, once you register we will reach out to you to gather your flight details. A member of the transportation team will pick up/drop you off at the airport. Please note that you must arrive on the 18th of June.
For boys, you must attend the MKA National Ijtema (see FAQ # 19).
For Girls, your closing session is in the early afternoon so you must book your flights ideally after 4:00 pm Thursday (please reach out to us for any issues)
Is accommodation provided by Jama’at?
Yes, all participants will be accommodated fully in the Masjid.
Can I stay off-site?
Due to the nature of the camp, all participants will be required to stay on Masjid premises at all times.
Do I need to fill out a consent form if my child is under 18 years of age?
Yes, this is part of the registration.
Is transportation provided by Jama’at to come to the camp?
Those who are within driving distance, please check with your local Waqf-e-Nau secretary or arrange your own transportation. Those flying in will be picked up an dropped off inshallah.
I am over the age of 23, can I still attend the camp?
We have limited spots available for you to attend as a volunteer as a Waqf-e-Arzi. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply. Please wait for confirmation before making any travel plans.
How will I get to the Atfal/Khuddam National Ijtema on June 23rd?
Camp for the boys is taking place at Baitur Rahman, the National Ijtema will start at the conclusion of the camp.
Which Airport should I fly into?
BWI is the preferred airport. Alternatively, you can arrive at IAD and DCA.
IAD (Dulles International Airport) is the closest and preferred airport to fly into.
Is attending the MKA Ijtema required for Boys?
All Atfal and Khuddam Waqifeen-e-nau who wish to attend the Waqf-e-nau summer camp MUST also attend the Atfal and Khuddam National Ijtema. Your registration to the summer camp will be canceled if you are not registered and attend the Ijtema. If you need an exception, please request written permission from Sadr MKA or Mohtamim Atfal. Please use this link to register:
- For the Khuddam Ijtema: http://khudd.am/ijtema2023
- For Atfal Ijtema: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd87dgQrhK7vLl2cGQ5407ed8ACekEF2bFF5Tf1Q9-0FMXNnw/viewform
I have some medical and/or other special needs, can I be accommodated?
Please share any accommodations you need in the registration form. We will reach out to you.
I am a parent and my child is attending, can I also attend?
Yes, please register yourself separately also. You may be requested to volunteer if you are available!
I am not a Waqf-e-nau, can I still attend?
Sorry, at the moment, this camp is for Waqifeen-e-Nau only
Who do I contact if I have any questions?
For the Boys' camp send an email to email@example.com
For the Girls' camp send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org