Our Twofold Mission
To provide academic instruction, experiential education, interpersonal life skills development and outdoor adventure-based programming to youth with Learning Disabilities, and/or Attention Deficit Disorders through their participation in the Academy at SOAR.
Camp, Gap Year, & Community Based Services
To provide experiential education, interpersonal life skills development and outdoor adventure-based programming to youth, young adults and families living with Learning Disabilities, and/or Attention Deficit Disorders through SOAR’s outdoor adventure camp programs, GAP year program, and community-based services.
Be the world leader in helping youth and young adults living with learning and attention challenges achieve greater life success.
Our Core Values
Focus on Strengths
Helping youth to find their strengths, and take steps toward their journey to success.
Treating participants, families, and staff with dignity and respect.
Supporting the LD & ADHD community with our time, knowledge, and innovation.
Programs, environmental practices, business operations, and individual interactions are centered in honesty and integrity.
Commitment to Excellence
Maintaining and leading industry standards of practice in our programming.
Support and loyalty to our stakeholders, mission, organization, clients, and staff.
How SOAR Began
Jonathan and his wife purposely wanted SOAR to be a non-profit organization to have the capacity to reach out to families in need. Over the years SOAR's programs have adapted for the specific needs of the LD and ADHD youth we serve.
Our understanding of this population is in everything we do at SOAR—it's in the way we approach challenges and adventures, in the way we structure each day, in the way we handle conflicts, and in the way we celebrate each participant’s abilities.
Who We Serve
Typical diagnoses includes: