Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation

Looking for camps, conference services, or non-credit courses? Your choice is CLEAR!

Welcome to the Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation. CLEAR is the designated department on the SUNY Potsdam campus for organizing all conferences, workshops, summer camps, non-credit programs, and trainings.

Whether you are interested in registering for one of our programs or starting one of your own, CLEAR staff would be delighted to assist you. Learn about our staff to determine who will best be able to help you, or contact us at:

44 Pierrepont Avenue
389 Van Housen Ext., SUNY Potsdam
Potsdam, NY 13676

Phone: (315) 267-2167
Fax: (315) 267-3350

CLEAR is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (8:00 to 4:00 during the summer). Visit our office for more information about any of our programs or to register in person with cash, check, or credit card. CLEAR is located on the third floor of Van Housen Extension, the same building that houses University police.

Five permanent employees form the backbone of the office and oversee day-to-day functions:

Donna Ober - Administrative Assistant, Conferences and Events

Michelle White - Office Manager, Non-Credit Programs and Summer Camps

Nancy Hess - Conference and Event Coordinator

Beth Todd - Program Coordinator, Non-Credit and Day Camps

Casey Nelson - Director of Overnight Summer Camps

Coming to Potsdam for one of our programs?

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