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Program overview

Misk NextGen is a first-of-its-kind practical learning and leadership development outdoor bootcamp, designed to give Saudi students the opportunity to explore and ignite their inner potential. 


NextGen is an authentic and unparalleled challenging adventure often missed in other educational programs. The 5-day program is specially designed to take you out of your comfort zone and present you with challenges to make you a leader of tomorrow.


If you are ambitious, daring, and looking for a challenging adventure that will empower you to unearth your inner potential, then Misk NextGen bootcamp is for you.


Challenging & Intensive

By taking you out of your comfort zone, this bootcamp will provide you with the opportunity to self-reflect and the space to develop a different perspective for accelerated learning and development. During this bootcamp, you will also develop your self-awareness, increase your resilience, and understand the value of relating to others and the larger communities.


Experiential & immersive

The program provides plentiful opportunities for active and experiential learning with a focus on soft and interpersonal skills; such as adaptability, effective communication, and teamwork skills, in addition to developing your problem-solving and decision-making skills.


*Note: Due to the current circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all programs are subject to change or cancellation based on health and safety requirements and precautions.


Bootcamp dates


Bootcamp #1  - Highschool Students (grades 11 & 12)

(26 Nov- 3 December)

Bootcamp #2 - University Students (Juniors and seniors) 

(26 Nov- 3 December)

Starting Date

26th November 2021

Program highlights

High school students
The bootcamp starts on Nov 26 and ends on Dec 3, 2021
University students
The bootcamp starts on Nov 26 and ends on Dec 3, 2021
Outdoor experience
Taking you out of your comfort zone

Application criteria

At Misk, we carefully review all applications and select candidates based on their character, motivation, and achievements in order to ensure a coherent and robust group of learners that will enable knowledge exchange. Therefore, we are seeking individuals who are willing to challenge themselves, inspire others, and are determined to make an impact wherever they get involved.


Eligibility Criteria
  • A Saudi citizenship
  • High school students: 11-12 grade students with strong academic performance (GPA equal to or above 90%)
  • University students: Juniors or seniors with strong academic performance (GPA equal to or above 3.0)
  • Proficient in English (speaking and writing) with one of the following scores:
    • TOEFL score of 60 or above
    • IELTS Academic score of 5.5 or above
    • Duolingo test score of 90 or above
  • Show evidence of leadership potential, be previously involved in community work, and be willing to fully commit and engage in an intensive program
Joining Requirements
  • National ID
  • Academic certificates (including transcripts and GPA scores)
  • English language proficiency test results in any of the above (i.e. TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo)
  • Proof of previous participation in extracurricular activities or other projects, where applicable.


For any questions email us at: [email protected]

Frequently asked questions

Yes, the program targets two groups:

  • 2nd and 3rd-year high school students (Grade 11 & 12)
  • Junior & Senior year undergraduate university students

Please note that the program will be delivered to each group separately.

No, NextGen does not require specific majors to join the program.

Yes, the program targets Saudi nationals only.

Yes, joining the NextGen program is free as Misk will cover the entire cost including domestic flights (within KSA), accommodation, meals, and tuition/training fees.

No, participants must be present during the whole program journey and activities.

No, prior experience in outdoor activities is not required. However, based on the anticipated demands of the program and the active nature of the outdoor activities, a basic level of physical fitness is expected.

The program will strictly abide by the regulations of the Ministry of Health regarding COVID-19 protection measures. In addition, paramedics will be available on-site at all times to ensure the safety of all participants and instructors.

The program will be held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The exact location will be communicated to the applicants once they are accepted.

Contact Us if you still have any questions

Application Process

  • Sign up

    Sign up to Misk Hub and create your profile

  • Apply

    Click on the link below to apply to Misk NextGen

  • Online Assessment

    If you meet the program requirements, you will be invited to take the online assessment (no prepartion is required for the assessment)

  • Online interviews

    if you pass the online assessment, you will be invited to attend an online interview.

  • Application confirmation

    Successful applicants will receive an email confirming their program enrollment.

Applications closed

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Skills you will gain:

Decision-making Problem solving Grit and Adaptability Effective communication Teamwork Social responsibility


Develop your leadership soft skills and power your inner potential

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