Jump Start

NSOCO Schedule

The NSOCO student leadership team has designed a diverse group of service activities to fill each day. In addition to serving in the community, there will be time every day when all three Jump Start programs join together for meals and evening activities. 

Saturday, August 16
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Check - In
Willamette Campus

Check in will be from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. During this time, participants will drop their belongings off in their room, take a photo for their student ID, and spend some time getting to know the leaders and other NSOCO participants.

12:45 - 1:30 p.m.Student Lunch
Willamette Campus
1:30 - 5:00 p.m.Team Building and Volunteer Work
Salem Area

We will head out to Adaptive Riding Institute, an organization that strives to improve the lives of children and adults with special needs through Equine Assisted Recreational Therapies.

Sunday, August 17
All DayLocal Organization Service
Salem Area

Participants will start their week of service in the Salem community by working with a local organization. 

Today the sites include Family Building Blocks, Shangri-La, and Women at Well Grace House.

Monday, August 18
All DayCommunity Organization Service
Salem area

Participants will work with other community organizations throughout the Salem area. Sites to be determined.

Today, the sites include the Salvation Army and Marion Polk Food Share.

Tuesday, August 19
All DayRopes Course
Salem area

Participants will head out to Youth With A Mission for a day of teambuilding on their ropes course!

Afterward we will head out to A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village to learn about their organization and do a bit of service.

Wednesday, August 20
All DayCamp Cascade Day
Camp Cascade

Sleep in and relaxing day at Camp Cascade (remember there is no cell service at Camp Cascade).

There will be two service-to-go projects for Salem Interfaith Hospitality Network and Lydia's Love available for participants as well as a game room and various outdoor activities.

Thursday, August 21
10:00 a.m.Opening Days Activities
Willamette Campus

Participants will be back on campus for Opening Days activities at 10:00 a.m.

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