PGMA Girl Scout Troop 3480 Juniors, Cadettes and Seniors are invited to participate in an archery class with instruction provided by the Maryland Parks & Plannning / Park Ranger program. The girls will learn the sunnah and etiquette of archery from Sr. Yasmine, as well as basic skills of using a bow and arrow, including concentration, patience, coordination and safety awareness from the Park Rangers.
When: Saturday, 13 October 2012 at 1:30 – 3:30PM
Where: Adelphi Manor Recreation Center, 8001 West Park Drive, Adelphi, MD 20783
Note: The entrance for the Adelphi Manor Archery Range is just around the corner from the above address on University Boulevard (193 E) between West Park Drive and Temple Street, just west of University of Maryland University College (UMUC). Use this address for your GPS: 2928 University Blvd E, Adelphi, MD 20783
Who: Troop 3480 Juniors, Cadettes & Seniors
All participating girls must be registered, current in dues, turn in a completed permission form, and wearing their Girl Scout vest and/or pin. Download the permission form.
For additional information contact Junior Troop Leader Sr. Yasmine.
The Prophet (peace be on him) once passed by a group of his Companions who were competing in archery. He encouraged them, saying, “Shoot, and I am with you”. (Reported by al-Bukhari.) The Prophet (peace be on him) said, “Practice archery; that is good for you.” (Reported by al-Bazzar and by al-Tabarani on good authority.) Read more: http://productivemuslim.com/21-productivemuslim-hobbies-part-4/#ixzz28YbuxChR
Before you go, check out this video relating the history of archery in the Ottoman Empire and among the Sahaba: