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Membership Stats for Fall 2017
As of 09-15-17: 357 participants have registered for SOAR classes.
Tim Messner and his archaeology students craft a canoe
Spring 2015 SOAR presenter Tim Messner and his archaeology students created a dugout canoe this summer "using nothing but fire, handmade tools and one giant pine log."
The 2015 Super SOARer is ...
SOAR is proud to announce that our most recent Super SOARer is Dot Howe!

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Course Updates

April 18, 2018 - You Too Can Play the Harmonica Sorry, but "You Too Can Play the Harmonica" class is canceled today - the venue was double-booked. (Don't know yet if Neil plans to get another date/time.)
April 17, 2018 - Reminder: Meet-the-Chef is today April 18th. See you all there? View the flyer in the upper right corner of this page if you need directions.
April 17, 2018 - Birds of Northern New York Links for "Birds of Northern New York" have been posted! Info on the field trip will be discussed in class.
April 16, 2018 - Let’s Make Sauerkraut and Kimchi! The class "Let's Make Sauerkraut..." has been postponed. It will be rescheduled...stay tuned!
March 27, 2018 - NOTE! If you want to go to Meet-the-Chef ("Freight House" in Ogdensburg), you need to sign up and pay by this coming Monday, April 2. (View the print flyer in the upper right corner of the home page.)
March 18, 2018 - You Too Can Play the Harmonica "You Too Can Play the Harmonica" was canceled 3/14 due to the weather. Class days are: 3/21, 3/28, (NOTE: NO CLASS on 4/4!), 4/11, and 4/18 (same place: SLCHA: Silas Wright House, and same time 1:00-2:30).
March 22, 2018 - Allegories and Animal Farm At the presenter's request, the day/date and the location has changed for "Allegories and Animal Farm." Classes will be on Thursdays - 4/5, 4/12, 4/19 in Maxcy 104 at SUNY Potsdam.
February 26, 2018 - Native Peoples of Northern America: the Haudenosaunee of New York In order to accommodate more participants, the "Native Peoples..." class has been moved to Maxcy 104 (same day and same time).
March 22, 2018 - Exploring Our National Parks – Cave Resources To accommodate more people, the room for "Exploring Our National Parks..." was changed to Brown 122 (Bloomer Auditorium at SLU)-just across the hallway from the original room.
March 18, 2018 - Art for Beginners Participants: Please check the "Art for Beginners" course page to find out what supplies you need to purchase and bring to class.
March 18, 2018 - Watercolor/Mixed Media Art Workshop: Intermediate Level For Day 1 of "Watercolor/Mixed Media..." please bring a basic watercolor set, large watercolor paper, and brushes. (SUNY Potsdam student instructor, Karin Champion, will announce the list of other needed items in class on day 1.) Also there is a start time change to 1:30 for this class.
February 26, 2018 - Registration is ongoing. View the COURSE PAGE to see what courses are "closed." Find all the documents you need for registration in the upper right corner of this home page. Print out the registration form (both sides!) and ambassador form (to volunteer for that duty), fill them out and mail them to SOAR (address below right). Registration commenced on Tuesday, February 20th. Reminder: there is a mail box on the office door (room 382 Van Housen Extension).

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382 Van Housen Ext.
SUNY Potsdam
44 Pierrepont Ave.
Potsdam, New York 13676

In person visit us at:
Van Housen Hall Extension
Room 382 (on the SUNY Potsdam Campus)

Office hours: 9:00-2:00 - Monday, Wednesday, Friday (hours may vary when SOAR is not in session)

Phone: 315-267-2690


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SUNY Potsdam

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R. Kreuzer, SOAR website manager