School For Outdoor Leadership, Adventure, and
Recreation

Introducing Southeast Michigan to the Outdoors Since 1976


The following is a static view of our calendar as of May 30, 2017. We are currently developing a new online calendar for rapid updates but in the meantime we post our scheduled activities and classes on Meetup. There you will find further information including contact and signup details for all activities and classes.


S.O.L.A.R. Meetings & Programs
June 20, 2017 Tue Steering Committee Location TBD
June 27, 2017 Tue Monthly Meeting 7 pm. Program: Adventures In New Zealand St. Paul's, Livonia
July 18, 2017 Tue Steering Committee Location TBD
July 25, 2017 Tue Monthly Meeting 7 pm. Program: TBD St. Paul's, Livonia

Activities
June 9 & 10, 2017 Fri & Sat Moonlight Paddles Heavner Canoe Rental, Milford, MI
June 8 - Aug 3 Thursdays Paddle to Milford for Concerts in the Park Heavner Canoe Rental, Milford, MI
June 9 -11, 2017 Fri - Sun Camp and hike South Manitou Island, MI
June 10, 2017 Sat: 12 Noon Pete Lamb's 80th B'Day: SOLAR Members Only Proud Lake River Hawk Annex
June 11, 2017 Sunday Parks & Peonies hike Ann Arbor, MI
June 16 -18, 2017 Fri - Sun Firefly Weekend Bainbridge, OH
June 30 - July 4, 2017 Fri - Tue July 4th Weekend: Camp & hike (kid & dog friendly) Starved Rock & Matthiessen St. Pks, IL
July 7 & 8, 2017 Fri & Sat Moonlight Paddles Heavner Canoe Rental, Milford, MI
July 23, 2017 Sunday SOLAR Picnic Island Lake - Bluebird Shelter
July 29 -31 Fri - Sun Totally Toward Toledo (Toledo camping & attractions) Oak Opening Preserve, Toledo, OH Metropark
Aug 4 & 5, 2017 Fri & Sat Moonlight Paddles Heavner Canoe Rental, Milford, MI
Sept 1 - 4, 2017 Fri - Mon Labor Day Event TBD
Nov 17, 2017 Fri National Take A Hike Day TBD

Classes
Aug 17 & 24, 2017 Thurs Beginning Backpacking St. Paul's, Livonia
Sept 7, 14, & 21, 2017 Thurs Beginning Backpacking Continued St. Paul's, Livonia
Sept 9, 2017 Sat Beg Backpacking Field Day Maybury State Park, Northville, MI
Sept 16 - 17, 2017 Fri - Sat Beg Backpacking Practical 1 Brighton Rec Area, Chelsea, MI
Sept 28 - Oct 1, 2017 Thurs - Sun Beg Backpacking Final Practical Pictured Rocks, Munising, MI

Be sure to read How S.O.L.A.R. Works for a full understanding of the way S.O.L.A.R. serves as a forum for members who want to teach classes or lead activities to find people to take those classes and join those activities.

Guidelines for coordinating and leading an activity through S.O.L.A.R.

Guidelines for participating in activities.

Review class guidelines on the Education page.


For further information download the S.O.L.A.R. Activities Policy. You may need a pdf viewer from either Adobe or Foxit to see and download the policy.

You can download the latest version of Adobe Reader here: Get Acrobat.

You can download the latest version of Foxit Reader here: Get Foxit.

If you would like to organize a trip or activity, contact our Activities Chairperson here.

If you would like to teach a class and offer it through S.O.L.A.R., contact our Education Chairperson here.

S.O.L.A.R. HAS A NO-REFUND POLICY. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND AN ACTIVITY, YOU MAY "SELL YOUR SPOT" TO ANOTHER CLUB MEMBER