The Academy at SOAR

226 Soar Lane
PO Box 388
Balsam, North Carolina 28707
United States
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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.

Sept -Dec
Jan - May
Summer emersion May thru July

Balsam, NC
North Carolina

The Academy at SOAR is an adventure-based boarding school for grades 7–12 that offers an alternative learning environment that combines academics, adventure, and life skills development for youth with ADHD/LDs.
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