Bismillah Religious Emblem Workshop

National Capital Area Council Islamic Committee on Scouting (NCACICS) Presents a Workshop for the Cub Scout Islamic Religious Emblem:  The Bismillah Medal What:        The workshop will cover all activities prescribed by the National Islamic Committee on Scouting as requirement for the emblem, except for the regular attendance of the mosque and prayer service, which is […]

Muslim Boy Scout troop thrives in Astoria

by Daniel Bush, May 10, 2011  For Pack 777, learning Arabic and fire-starting techniques go hand-in-hand. Based out of the Dar Al-Dawah Mosque on 23rd Street in Astoria, the fledgling Boy Scout group is the only all-Muslim troop in Western Queens. It’s the brainchild of Badr Zahzouhi, an Air Canada employee and Moroccan immigrant who caught the […]