Project SOAR

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About Project SOAR

Project Sports, Outreach, Adapted Recreation, presented by ACCESS of Wilmington in partnership with the University of North Carolina Wilmington, is an adapted sport program offering archery, cycling, golf, kayaking, SCUBA, and surfing for veterans and active members of the Armed Forces living with service-connected illness or injury.

The mission of Project SOAR is to promote active sport participation among veterans and active members of the Armed Forces living with disabilities to increase their health, wellness, and quality of life. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors all programming, including equipment loan program, are provided at no cost to participants and their families!

Join us in 2018

Project SOAR Kicks Off on February 7, 2018! 

Archery: February-May

Take aim and learn the fundamentals of archery.

Cycling: April-July

A great way to stay in shape and explore southeastern North Carolina!

Golf: April-May

FORE! Learn the fundamentals of golf with Project SOAR.

Kayaking: May-September

Feel the exhilaration and joy of being on the water!

Scuba: February, March, June, August

Discover SCUBA and earn your open water certification! 

Surfing: May-August

Surf’s up! Join Project SOAR to ride the waves at Wrightsville Beach!

For questions and information about our Free Accessible Transportation provide by The Making Waves Foundation please contact Kayla at 910-685-1550 or kayla@accessilm.org. 

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Thank you to Our Partners and Sponsors

Project SOAR is funded by a grant from the United States Department of Veteran Affairs. The opinions, findings and conclusions stated herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the United States Department of Veteran Affairs.

Project SOAR is also made possible by the University of North Carolina Wilmington and generous contributions from The Grainger Foundation.