Bob Bowler - Director

 

Bob Bowler is the Founder of Camp SOAR, in Charlotte, NC.  Camp SOAR is a week long day camp for people with intellectual disabilities.  Bob founded his camp in 2000 and by 2015 the program had grown to include 360 campers and 500 volunteers.  Bob is also a former board member and past President of The ARC of North Carolina, current member of the local Special Olympics Board, National Special Olympic volunteer, 1994, local Special Olympics volunteer for 31 years and Chairman of the Board for First In Families.  He also started a Disability Ministry at St. Gabriel’s in 1995 and started Operation “Santa” Helpers 25 years ago to provide Christmas toys, clothing and food to over 250 Special Needs and homeless families.