Mideast Summer Camps: By the NumbersJuly 2, 2008 23:08 by BackSpin Editor
8-17 Ages of children attending Hamas summer camps last year.
17 Age when members of the Hezbollah’s Imam al-Mahdi Scouts, a youth militia, join the fighting ranks.
150 Sderot children going to summer camps in North America.
800 Hamas-affiliated summer camps launched this year.
5,000 Sderot children enrolled in summer camps in and around the city.
42,000 Estimated membership of Hezbollah’s Imam al-Mahdi Scouts.
150,000 Palestinian children expected to attend Hamas camps this summer.
200,000 Palestinian children expected to attend UNRWA summer camps.