"Patience into Practice”
October 17th, 2009
Girls Ages 9 – 14
Not only will your child experience activities to build their Islamic identity, but also they will be exposed to several key concepts related to patience and perseverance. Based on the Quran and practice of the Prophet, this leadership retreat for pre-teens provides an opportunity for youth to develop in their deen and put it into practice.
Mountain Hiking, BBQ, Team Activities, Knowledge Hunt, Soccer, Quizes, Group Discussions, plus more - All participants receive a copy of Mountain Strong book ($29 value)
Rocks State Park, MD
$55 per person. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, leadership book, certificates of attendance
8:00am busses depart from
Dar Al-Taqwa, Columbia Maryland, and Dar us-Salaam, College Park
A certified CPR and first aid chaperons by the American Red Cross available on trip, our ratio is 1 chaperon per 5 kids, the program is developed by professionals educated and trained in leadership. Chaperons have experience in youth programs, and have conducted programs at area Masjids for several years including trips and other off-site programs. The Mountain Strong Book accompanies the program and has been reviewed by two Islamic center Imams (Dar Al-Taqwa and Ann Arbor Muslim Community Center), a youth psychologist, a psychiatric and a leadership expert from the University of Maryland. For the girls program, all chaperons are sisters, except for two adult brothers whose functions are security and logistical support. All activities are conducted by college age trained female chaperons. ILIA serves only halal and healthy food, no junk food/snacks are served.
The beloved Prophet (peace and blessing be upon him) said in one hadith "All of you are shepherds, and each of you is responsible of his or her flock".
The Islamic Leadership Institute of America is based on this advice of the Prophet. Our youth programs instill leadership skills and traits into the participants. We believe that the youth are not only the leaders of the future, but also of the present. Self-leadership is built at the young age.
Don't miss this great opportunity for your child to join the "Patience in Practice Leadership Retreat", where your child will gain insights into a key attribute of leadership in a youthful way.
Our programs are developed to ensure the youth retain concepts they learn and enjoy the experience. In a mix of mountain hiking, BBQ, swimming, team building, soccer, and reflections from the great stories of the Quran, the creations of Allah and principles of Islam, your child will come to appreciate and recognize the value of pateince and perseverance, inshaa Allah. Program includes transportation, three meals, a program workbook, activities and a certificate of attendance.
For more information about the Islamic Leadership Institute of America email us at firstname.lastname@example.org