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Traditional Morocco Summer Workshop for Children (TMSW)

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tmsw1In collaboration with Thaqafat Association, the Center for Cross Cultural Learning offers an annual Traditional Moroccan Summer Workshop (TMSW). TMSW is a two-week series of workshops in Moroccan culture and handicrafts for children 6 to 12 years of age.

Sample workshop topics include sessions on traditional oral folktales and storytelling techniques, M’sid (traditional Quranic school), introductory Tamazight language sessions, traditional Moroccan cooking, sewing and embroidery, lessons on regional costumes, songs and customs, traditional calligraphy (writing on a wooden board), and carpet-making. In addition to the workshops, the program includes two excursions within Rabat to give the children the opportunity to observe but also be part of the complex and fascinating life in the old city of Rabat.

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All TMSW workshops are led by associates of Thaqafat Association and the CCCL who are trained in cross-cultural education.

TMSW INFORMATION 2009

The workshop runs from 8:30 AM-3:30 PM, Monday to Friday, from July 6 to July 17.

Fees: 1000 dh. per person 1800 dh. for two siblings 650 dh. per person without meals

Languages: Arabic, French, and English. Registration deadline: June 30th, 2009

Requirements:

Full payment is due a week before the start of the program.

Application forms must be completed and signed by parents.

Medical information such as dietary restrictions and medical conditions must be included in the participant’s file

Included in fee:

Workshops, supplies, lunch and one snack in the morning (if full payment is received prior to the beginning of the program)

Local Moroccan accident insurance for the two-week duration of the program from 8.30am through 3.30pm while at the CCCL

Not included in fee:

Transportation, accommodations, and medical care