Nestled in the captivating town of Kufr Ni’ma, The Youth Village is an eco-friendly haven, boasting structures crafted from valley-sourced natural materials. It stands as a testament to sustainable living, designed for education, sports, and leisure, providing a peaceful backdrop for various activities.
Camping: The Youth Village is a carefully designed place to accommodate youth groups. The camping site at the Youth Village is a perfect destination for youth groups seeking a memorable outdoor and indoor experience. It offers various accommodation options to suit different preferences and needs transferring the core values of the Palestinian society into a more focused community.
At the Youth Village camping site, we strive to create a welcoming and secure environment for all our guests. Our facilities also include shared bathroom and shower facilities, communal cooking areas, and recreational spaces for group activities. Whether you choose to stay in our dormitories, camp in the great outdoors, or enjoy the charm of our wooden huts, your youth group is sure to have an unforgettable camping experience at the Youth Village.
Hiking and Cycling Routs:
Hiking and Biking Adventures at the Youth Village and the Road of Hope
The Youth Village and the Road of Hope present exciting opportunities for hiking and biking, extending an invitation to nature enthusiasts to delve into the fascinating beauty that unfolds along these routes.
Nestled in the heart of nature, the Youth Village boasts a network of hiking trails that cater to all levels of hikers. From easy routes for beginners to challenging paths for seasoned explorers, there's something for everyone. Hikes in the open mountains and woods surrounding the Youth Village grant the opportunity to get introduced to all kinds of wild animals and plants kept safe away from the city.
For cycling enthusiasts, the Road of Hope provides an exhilarating journey through varied terrain. This well-maintained cycling route, which were installed in cooperation with Cycling Palestine offers a mix of flat stretches, challenging ascents, and thrilling descents. It is yet another opportunity for exploring the beauty of the Palestinian Countryside through an unusual lens.
Note: Sharek fosters respecting nature. Leave no trace, and adhere to responsible hiking and biking practices to preserve the natural environment.
Embark on a journey of discovery at the Youth Village and the Road of Hope. Whether you prefer the serenity of hiking trails or the thrill of biking adventures, these routes promise a perfect blend of nature, fitness, and cultural exploration. Contact our team for more information!
Embark on a journey of skill development and knowledge enhancement at the Youth Village, where state-of-the-art training venues are tailored to elevate your learning experience. Among these premier facilities are Al-Diwan, The Volunteers House, and the Village Learning Centre (VLC), each designed to accommodate diverse training needs.
Al-Diwan: A Hall of Illumination and Inspiration
Nestled within the Youth Village is Al-Diwan, a distinguished training hall that seamlessly blends functionality with inspiration. The name (Al-Diwan) is derived from the essense of Palestinian Villages. It is a hall where villagers gather to discuss their common issues such as: harvest seasons, celebrate Eids, and pay tribute at as a funeral house. It is the core of each village in Palestine including the Palestinian Youth Village. It is equipped to host training sessions, Al-Diwan stands out with its abundance of natural lighting and ventilation. This thoughtfully designed space not only fosters a conducive learning environment but also ensures participants bask in the refreshing ambiance, enhancing the overall training experience.
The Volunteers House: Where Collaboration Meets Learning
Step into The Volunteers House, a hub of collaboration and learning. This venue goes beyond conventional training settings, providing a dynamic space for participants to engage in interactive sessions, workshops, and team-building activities. With its versatile layout, The Volunteers House is an ideal choice for fostering teamwork and skill development.
Village Learning Centre (VLC)
To optimize the delivery of the Tamayyaz program, Sharek has established the VLC as a complimentary site within Sharek’s Youth Village. This strategic move aims to focus on self-learning experiences, contributing to the sustainable development of equal access to economic resources through employability training, project experience, and advocacy. The VLC has further diffused the outreach and the impacts of the Youth Village, as its design has been carefully thought through with a focus on optimisation strategies for enhancing learning, creativity and active participation of young people. In this way, the VLC diverges from the traditional learning environments such as classrooms, and instead offers multifunctional facilities dedicated to the development of projects such as “Tamayyaz” and beyond.
In essence, our commitment transcends a mere checklist, offering a transformative journey that equips individuals with numerus capabilities for thriving in an ever-evolving world. This approach not only fosters personal growth but also cultivates contributors to societal advancement—an investment made in youth is a fruitful investment that initially serves individuals but also contributes to a better society in the present and the future. At the heart of the Youth Village lies a unique set of facilities carefully crafted to strengthen the connection between individuals and nature. These unique spaces go beyond conventional settings, offering a harmonious blend of tranquility and adventure. Among the gems of these facilities are the Bonfire Circle, the Natural Viewpoint (Al-Matal), and Al-Mastaba (The Terrace).
Bonfire Circle: Embracing the Warmth of Togetherness
Picture a serene evening under the open sky, surrounded by the crackling warmth of a bonfire. The Bonfire Circle at the Youth Village is a symbol of communal spirit and shared stories. This inviting space provides the perfect backdrop for gatherings, fostering a sense of togetherness as flames dance to the rhythm of shared laughter and friendship.
Natural Viewpoint: Where Nature Unveils Its Secrets
Step into the Natural Viewpoint, a hidden gem within the Youth Village that beckons nature enthusiasts. Capturing scenes of sunrise and sunset, natural horizon and nearby villages, Areas A, B, and C of the West Bank, all can be brought together in one spot telling a story of resilience, heritage and culture.
Al-Mastaba (The Terrace)
Located strategically within the Youth Village is Al-Mastaba, commonly known as The Terrace. This elevated vantage point stands a constant reminder of the old centre of the Youth Village before the current growth. It also stands as a space inviting the famous terraces of Al-Aqsa Mosque to the Youth Village. As an open venue serving many different purposes, Al-Mastaba provides a haven for those seeking community-like communication.