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H.E. Secretary General of DSC Visits “Dubai Summer Sports Camp for Girls”


H.E. Saeed Hareb, the Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, visited “Dubai Summer Sports Camp for Girls”, taking place at the Swiss International Scientific School in Jaddaf from 22nd July to 15th Aug. 2018. The 25–day summer sports camp is the first of its kind, which is dedicated for girls of 7 to 12 years old. H.E. Saeed Hareb was accompanied by Mr. Ali Omar Al-Baloushi, Director of Sports Development Dept. in DSC / Ms. Sarah Al-Saygh, Director of Communication & Marketing Dept. in DSC / Ms. Maitha Mohammed Hamdan Al-Shamsi, the CEO of Human Rights Sector in the Community Development Authority and Member of the Woman & Sport Committee in DSC / Ms. Fawzya Fraidoon, Manager of Woman Sports Development Sec. in DSC / Ms. Shaima Malik, Manager of the Secretariat General of DSC / Ms. Fatima Al-Matroushi, the Secretary General of the Emirates Autism Society / Ms. Amina Al-Khaldi, Chief Executive of Woman Sports Development. H.E. Saeed Hareb and the accompanying delegation were acquainted with the various activities of the Camp, comprising 10 exciting individual & team sports games; among which are badminton, basketball, futsal, table tennis & road race. Participating girls also enjoy several entertaining activities such as zomba, Frisbee, yoga, gymnastics & rock climbing. The girls watch cinema and attend nutrition program & trainings on teamwork. H.E. Saeed Hareb stated: “During this Camp, we have integrated autistic girls with other girls in community, confirming the importance of this particular category. Our wise leadership is keen to give autistic girls full opportunity to present vital roles in society. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Vice President & Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has called them (People of Determination) aiming to appreciate their eminent role and motivate them to be efficient category & to share in community development”. He added: “We organize several sports events during summer to encourage individuals to exercise useful activities in leisure times. In this regard, we organize Dubai Sports World during the entire summer period. We also arrange the Academies Tournament and Dubai Summer Sports Camp for Girls. 22 top professional coaches are assigned to serve in this Camp”. H.E. Saeed Hareb concluded: “The Camp is a unique opportunity for girls to exploit leisure times & summer vacation in useful activities. We have provided vast spaces to encourage participating girls to exercise various individual & team sports activities in full entertainment atmospheres. We have dedicated Remarks Notebook for each girl to trace her performance development during the Camp period. Parents may accordingly be aware of the sports games, in which their daughters show distinction, so that they can help them to improve skills in this particular sport and then join clubs & academies”. DSC Organizes this Camp to motivate girls practicing sport since early ages. The Camp is equipped with distinctive facilities of top standards, which suits all age groups. Pitches are properly covered to secure girls’ safety & confirm full privacy. The multi-purpose pitches are designed to accommodate several activities containing run track, dancing studio, wall for rocks climbing besides classes for workshops & nutrition lectures. Ms. Fatima Al-Matroushi remarked: “We thank DSC and the Woman & Sport Committee for this fruitful initiative to integrate girls of determination with other girls in society. Girls of determination have therefore become pleasant & efficient since they have felt that they have eminent role to present in community simultaneously with other girls. I am sure that it is a positive step of great impact”.