ARK High School Boys - Boston (Fall 2023)

11 Weeks |  34 Enrolled All Male For High School students

Bound by the profound depths of Islamic faith, our group stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of brotherhood. Beyond our shared beliefs, we are united by mutual respect, understanding, and a commitment to uplift one another. We are more than just a collective; we are a beacon of steadfast brotherhood, standing in unwavering solidarity. Immerse yourself in our community and experience the powerful embrace of true camaraderie among Muslim brothers.

Meet Your Cohort Leader

Malik Sadeddin


Malik Sadeddin is a highly motivated IT and program management professional. With a proven track record of success in fast-paced environments, Malik has showcased adeptness in leadership, communication, and data center management. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and Business Management from the Wentworth Institute of Technology. Malik's professional journey includes significant roles at Liberty and Raytheon Intelligence and Space. However, his dedication extends beyond the corporate realm. As a Mentor and Social Media Lead at ARKanum since January 2021, Malik has been instrumental in assisting young Muslims navigate challenges related to their faith and cultural identity. Through ARKanum, he facilitates goal setting, skill development, and offers feedback to enhance confidence and self-esteem among the youth.

Starts on: September 30, 2023
Ends on: December 16, 2023
Last day to enroll: December 17, 2023
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Location: Allston MA
This program is currently full. Add yourself to the waitlist to be notified via email.

Cohort Assistant Leader

Abdelrahman Baraka

Cohort Mentors

Reda Samari

Adam Abougalala

Amro Ismail

Hamza Elosrouti

Assistant Mentors

Mohamed Elosrouti

Mohammed Majhoudi

Yassir Kanane

Yasin Fernandez

Program Schedule

  • Opening Session
    September 30 | 2:30PM-6:30PM

    Castle Island

  • Retreat
    October 7th - October 9th

    New Hampshire

  • Session #3
    October 14 | 4:30PM-8:30PM

    Palestinian Cultural Center

  • Session #4
    October 21 | 4:00PM-9:00PM

    Palestinian Cultural Center & Outing

  • Session #5
    October 28 | 4:30PM-8:30PM

    Palestinian Cultural Center

  • Session #6
    November 4 | 4:30PM-8:30PM

    Palestinian Cultural Center

  • Session #7
    November 11 | 4:30PM-8:30PM


  • Session #8
    November 18 | 4:30PM-8:30PM


  • Session #9
    December 2 | 4:30PM-8:30PM


  • Session #10
    December 9 | 4:30PM-8:30PM


  • Session #11 (Ice Skating)
    December 16 | 4:30PM-8:30PM


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ARK High School Boys - Boston (Fall 2023)


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September 30, 2023
December 16, 2023

December 17, 2023
This program is currently full. Add yourself to the waitlist to be notified via email.

Program Syllabus

  • 1
    Opening Session

    In our first meeting, we will focus on getting to know each other and welcoming new kids who are joining us. Each mentor will spend quality time with their team to get to know each other better.

  • 2

    The retreat is an exceptional opportunity to strengthen the bond between mentees within their respective teams and between their mentors. We will learn skills collectively and focus on the components of helping and taking responsibility as a team.

  • 3
    Session #3

    The theme of this session is "Character Makes the Person: The Best of You Is Reflected in Your Manners." We will draw lessons from the Seerah of the Prophet and his noble character. Additionally, we will introduce the semester's project, which is a Short Film Competition. By the end of the session, our aim is for the children to depart with valuable lessons regarding manners and a stronger attachment to the Prophet.

  • 4
    Session #4

    The theme of this session is "Steadfastness on Principles." We will delve into the life of the Prophet and extract lessons of steadfastness he displayed in the face of rejection from Quraysh. We will understand how the clarity of his Iman (faith) helped him stay resolute, and how we can draw lessons for modern times. Additionally, we will continue working on the film competition by brainstorming ideas and creating a plan for the rest of the semester. We will also be doing a treasure hunt around the city and finishing off with a team dinner.

  • 5
    Session #5

    The theme of this session is "The Power of Perseverance: Lessons from the Sabr of Prophet Muhammad (SAW)." We will learn how to navigate our challenges today and experience patience through the example of the Prophet. Additionally, we will continue working on the film competition by finalizing ideas and starting to plan locations and times for filming.

  • 6
    Session #6

    The theme of this session is "Acknowledging Emotions." We will learn how to navigate frustration through the lessons from the story of Abasa and apply these lessons to our lives today. Additionally, we will begin practicing roles and commence filming.

  • 7
    Session #7

    The theme of this session is "Acknowledging Emotions." We will learn how to cope with sadness through the lessons we can extract from the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and how he responded to them. We will engage in a discussion about the challenges we all face in our lives today. Furthermore, we will continue with the film competition, finalizing filming, and making any necessary role changes or script edits.

  • 8
    Session #8

    This will be an outing where each mentor goes out with their mentees. The goal is to provide more space and opportunities to strengthen their bonds together.

  • 9
    Session #9

    The theme of this session is "Acknowledging Your Emotions." We will explore "The Gift of Salah after Ta'if," a journey characterized by vulnerability and divine connection to the Prophet. We will learn how the Prophet dealt with rejection and how his strong connection with Allah helped him cope with difficult situations. Additionally, we will continue to work on the film competition, with teams finalizing their films and preparing for presentations.

  • 10
    Session #11

    All cohorts will join an ice skating activity. It will be the final session of the semester and a great opportunity for all mentees and mentors to spend quality time together and have fun.