Arab Catholic Scout Club
The Arab Catholic Scout Group is the oldest community centre established in 1928 to provide services for the youth in the Old City of Jerusalem, mainly scouting activities. Located at the New Gate, the scout group organizes all sorts of activities for its scout members, families and the community at large. It performs wide range of different activities, ranging from scouts activities, spiritual working sessions, sports (the club has a GYM, and multi sportive hall), computer and internet centre. The main aim of the club is to fight the social, economic, and psychological deficiencies caused by the current political situation by hosting as many number of youth and children, providing them with the safe space to socialize, benefit from their free time and develop their talents and creativity through performing wide range of programs and activities that meet the needs of the increasing number of beneficiaries. The project aims at improving the lives, living conditions and prospects for the future of the local community - specifically youth and children - in the target area of the Old City of Jerusalem (New Gate) by offering them leadership programs, educational, socio-cultural and recreational activities by directing their energies towards gaining benefit for them and their society at large through spending their leisure time in a healthy, positive and constructive environment.