SIO Gujarat organised Summer Islamic Camp (SIC) from 29th April to 3rd May 2013 at Chitrawad (Junagadh) for Islamic Friends Circle (IFC). Students from various districts of Gujarat participated. Participants enjoyed picnic, outing and also learnt fundamental teachings of Islam during their stay. They visited Geer to beat the heat and also visited Gir Century, Quraish Baug (which has all kinds of plants from all over India), Science Museum, Sukker Baug Zoo (which is the first zoo of India).
During their stay in Chitrawad, they took lessons on Quran, Hadith, fundamentals of Islam, Life of Prophet Mohammad (S), Life of Khulfa-e-Rashideen along with several activities such as Quiz, Drama Competition, Essay writing and other all-round activities. Equal importance to physical activities and sports was given.
Students benefited from interaction with Maulana Israfil, Dr. Salim Patiwala, member of adisory council of JIH Gujarat, Salim Barejia, Principal of Diamond High School, Javed Shaikh, Unit President, Munawwar Hussain, Javed Qureshi, Dr. Faruk Ahmed, Zonal Secretary of SIO Gujarat, Vaseef Hussain, Zonal President of SIO Gujarat. The camp concluded with distribution of awards such as Star of the Camp, Best Notes, Best Group, Best Group Leader, Best Drama actor, Best Paper Presentation, Best participant in quiz. Ameen Rane from Baroda won the Star of the Camp award. In the end, the participants gave a positive feedback of the camp and showed their keen interest in working with SIO.