The unique MYC banner has been a coveted prize for over 30 years. Campers who demonstrate an achievement related to the five pillars of Islam get to take home colorful banners calligraphed with the kalima shahada. The MYC banners and their requirements are as follows:
The Red Banner: Awarded for reciting the Kalima Shahada in Arabic and in English.
The Yellow Banner: Awarded for completing seven days of fasting in Ramadan to campers under 12 years of age.
The Orange Banner: Awarded for fasting the whole month of Ramadan to campers twelve and older.
The Light Blue Banner: Awarded for exhibiting how prayer etiquette and how to follow an imam in congregation.
The Dark Blue Banner: Awarded for exhibiting how to perform two rakats of prayer.
The Light Purple Banner: Awarded for reciting from memory Surahs Al-Fatiha, Al-Ikhlas, Al-Falaq, and An-Nas.
The Purple Banner: Awarded for reciting seven surahs in Arabic from memory and for knowing the English meanings of five different words in each surah.
The Green Banner: Awarded for having completed reading the Quran in English with commentary.