SOAR is an accredited ADHD Summer Camp, Boarding School, and GAP Year Program. We serve youth and young adults with ADHD and other Learning Disabilities in North Carolina, Wyoming, California, Florida, and internationally! Our adventure based programs provide academic instruction, experiential education, and life skills development for youth and young adults ages 8-25. Created in 1977 by an adult with learning disabilities, SOAR provides fun and successful experiences so that participants may gain greater awareness of their own strengths and improve self-esteem and confidence.
Our mission is to serve the ADHD and LD community- not just through our ADHD Summer Camps, Boarding School, and GAP Year. We are also a resource for families.
The Academy at SOAR is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. We specialize in a unique combination of academics, adventure and life skills instruction for youth ages 12 to 18 diagnosed with ADHD and/or LD. Our student centered model provides students with the tools and experiences for success through instruction in the following: Academics, Adventure, Self-Advocacy, Life Skills, Project Based Learning, Field Studies, Community and Empowerment.
Expedition locales include: The Grand Canyon, The Florida Keys and Everglades, Costa Rica, Belize, the Appalachian Mountains, Big Bend National Park, Seneca Rocks, and Washington, D.C.
We also offer high adventure summer camps for youth ages 8 to 25, that specialize in developing self-confidence, self-esteem, and life skills through activities such as rock climbing, whitewater rafting, SCUBA, snorkeling, kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding, llama treks, and much more. Locations in NC, FL, WY, CA, NY and Belize.
Jan – May
Summer immersion May thru July