27 Nov 2015

Kat’s Quest – Episode 4

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We’d like to introduce you to Kat, now a 1 year veteran of IKE Quest. She describes life before IKE using words like stressful, anxious, depressed, medicated. After a year as a participant in service learning projects with Heroes In Training, she rates life a “9 out of 10.” Equipped with a new and improved can-do attitude, Kat returns to Training Camp to prepare for an internship at the IKE Box coffee shop.

In Episode 4, Kat shares about the challenges she will face as an intern in the coffee shop, learning the bus route and interacting face-to-face with customers. “It’s gonna really rile my anxiety up…”

On the web: http://www.isaacsroom.org/
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25 Nov 2015

Kat’s Quest – Episode 3

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We’d like to introduce you to Kat, now a 1 year veteran of IKE Quest. She describes life before IKE using words like stressful, anxious, depressed, medicated. After a year as a participant in service learning projects with Heroes In Training, she rates life a “9 out of 10.” Equipped with a new and improved can-do attitude, Kat returns to Training Camp to prepare for an internship at the IKE Box coffee shop.

In Episode 3 Kat shares some of her life goals and dreams.

On the web: http://www.isaacsroom.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IKEbox
Twitter: https://twitter.com/IKE_Life
Instagram: https://instagram.com/ike_life/

09 Oct 2015

Kat’s Quest – Episode 2

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In Episode 2, Kat reflects on one of IKE Quest’s Key Ideas, You Are the Hero of Your Story.

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07 Oct 2015

Kat’s Quest – Episode 1

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Maybe you know our story because you watched the video or heard it directly from Mark and Tiff?  Maybe you’ve been to the IKE Box for a cup of Sisters coffee and a house-baked chocolate coconut scone.  Maybe you want to hear more about how IKE Life is impacting the lives of the people on the other side of the counter?

We’d like to introduce you to Kat, now a 1 year veteran of IKE Quest.  She describes life before IKE using words like stressful, anxious, depressed, medicated.  After a year as a participant in service learning projects with Heroes In Training, she rates life a “9 out of 10.”  Equipped with a new and improved can-do attitude, Kat returns to Training Camp to prepare for an internship at the IKE Box coffee shop.

Watch Episode 1 to hear more from Kat about her quest to make [life] better and learn her new catch phrase!

15 Sep 2015

Accepting Applications for Fall Training Camp 2015

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Know a young person who would benefit from job skills training?  Service to the community?  Mentoring?  A free trip to San Francisco!?!?

These are a few of the things IKE Quest has to offer young people (14-19 years old) who have a desire to make their life better.  Join us for Fall Training Camp, a challenging, but inspiring experience beginning in April.

To apply:

  1. pick up an application at the IKE Box (or download here)
  2. return completed application to a barista at the IKE Box

That’s it!

For questions contact Larry Linebaugh, Program Director, at larry @ ikebox . com or call 503.581.6154 ext 6.  If you’d like to learn more about IKE Quest, watch the 6 minute video below.

 

14 Sep 2015

IKE Box time lapse

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Check out what a Wednesday morning at the IKE Box is looking like in 2015!

24 Feb 2015

Accepting Applications for Spring Training Camp 2015

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Know a young person who would benefit from job skills training?  Service to the community?  Mentoring?  A free trip to San Francisco?!

These are a few of the things IKE Quest has to offer young people (14-19 years old) who have a desire to make their life better.  Join us for Spring Training Camp, a challenging, but inspiring experience beginning in April.

To apply:

  1. pick up an application at the IKE Box (or download here)
  2. return completed application to a barista

That’s it!

For questions contact Larry Linebaugh, Program Director, at larry @ ikebox . com or call(503) 581-6154 (ext 6).

29 Dec 2014

Accepting Applications for Winter Training Camp

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Hello all,

It is that time when we are again accepting applications for the upcoming Training Camp, our 4 week introdution to Isaac’s Room and everything we have to offer young people in Salem – mentoring, service in the community, work experience, and more!
Each Training Camp night begins with a physical workout, then a time of teaching and discussion about our Key Ideas, and we end with a healthy meal around the table together – IKE famly style.   We aim to help young people develop the capacity to rise to the challenges of life.
If you’d like to learn more I’d love to meet with you and share what we’re up to in downtown Salem or you can watch this 5 minute video that shares the heart behind what we do.
Thank you all!

Download application here.

28 Oct 2014

Meal Volunteers Needed!

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Meal Volunteers Needed!

 

We have another training camp coming up!  We are looking for volunteers from our Ambassador community to provide meals for the students and mentors, about 20 people in total.
Dates meals are needed:
WednesdayThursday, October 29th-30th
TuesdayThursday, November 4th-6th
TuesdayThursday, November 11-13
Tuesday-Wednesday, November 18-19
We have a great number of students starting the program tonight!  Meals will need to be prepared for 20 people and delivered by 5:45pm each evening.  An IKE liason (Kendra) will be available to help set-up.
Training Camp is a vital part of IKE Quest as it is the entry point and introduction to the Key Ideas taught in the program.  Each training camp is three days a week for four weeks.  Each day begins with an hour of physical challenge – working out, followed by an an our mental challenge – engaging with the Key Ideas, and concluded with dinner together around the big table.
Thank you!
10 Oct 2014

October Training Camp

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Training Camp runs Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays from October 28th-November 20th, 4-7pm.  Download an application here.  Email [email protected] if you have questions.