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Everest Academy is a ministry of Everest Family Church in Hayden. We offer freedom along with quality resources, information, activities and support to those homeschooling in Alabama. We believe that the parent has the best interests of their children at heart. We believe that the parent is the first and only teacher that a child needs. In keeping with this philosophy, we wish to be a very hands-off cover school and allow the parent to lead and guide their children in the direction and at the pace they feel is best suited to their children. We ask only for what the law requires while offering support along with quality resources to aid families in their efforts.

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All activities listed are open to all Alabama homeschoolers regardless of church school affiliation. Some activities are homeschool specific, and some are offered to the general public. Please note that these activities are not sponsored or organized by Everest Academy unless specifically noted. If you have questions concerning one of these activities, please forward your questions to the contact listed. If you would like to add a resource or if you find a broken link, please contact the Everest Academy webmaster. 

Railroad: Magic City Railroad - club has a 60 foot square lay out built in a (U) shape; 3 rail O scale running more than three trains at one time. Every Saturday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at Vestavia Hills City Center Suite 184 off Canyon Road Vestavia Hills, AL 35216. 

Kids Workshops are FREE "How-To-Clinics" designed for children ages 5-12. The workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month between 9am and noon at all Home Depot stores. The Home Depot's Kids Workshops offer useful projects including the creation of toolboxes, fire trucks and mail organizers, as well as more educational projects, such as a window birdhouse, bughouse or Declaration of Independence frame kit. The workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, while at the same time helping to instill a sense of accomplishment. Additionally, this fun time allows for quality one-on-one time between adults and children. In addition to the newly constructed project kit, each child receives a kid-sized orange apron, similar to The Home Depot associates' aprons, and an achievement pin. Click Here to Learn More and Find a Store Near You

Kids' Workshop at Lowe's - On the second and fourth Saturday of each monthat 10:00 a.m., Lowe's hosts a Kids' Workshop where each child uses provided tools to build a wooden toy or other project from a kit. Please check your local Lowe's for more details. 

Kids Club Imagination Saturdays Events - Kids ages 5 - 12 join us for a fun activity every Saturday at Michael's! Kids are invited to join 30-minute sessions at 10am, 10:30am, 11am or 11:30am! More Information

Home Depot Do-It-Herself Workshops - Home Depot Show hubby up and do it yourself!!! I personally LOVE to do household projects that hubby doesn't think I can do...LOL. Well Home Depot wants to help in your quest to beautify your home and they will even help you out financially! Sign up for a workshop and at the end you will receive a $10 off coupon (I think it is $10 off $25). The workshops are supposed to be a lot of fun and educational too! Click Here to Sign Up!

LEGOS STORE in Galleria Mall
Birmingham, AL
Join in the LEGO® Store Monthly Mini Model Build!
Visit your local LEGO Store on the first Tuesday of every month and you can learn how to build a cool mini model, and take it home – for free! Quantities are limited to approximately 250 per store and offer is good while supplies last only. A new model will be available every month and will be specially themed to that month – ask a Store Associate for details! Models are not for sale and cannot be purchased. One free per child. Event is open to children ages 6 to 14 only. See store for more details.

The Vocalizers Toastmasters Club meets on the first and thrid Thursday of each month at Hoover Public Library at 6:00 p.m. 823-4931 or http://5175.toastmastersclubs.org/directions.html

SciFi - The Blue Box Companions meet the second Saturday of each month to view "Dr. Who" videos as well as other British science fiction and comedies at Homewood Public Library from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. 491-6772

Anime - BAMA (Birmingham Alabama Manga and Anime) meets the second Thursday of each month at the Patton Creek Barnes & Noble. For details, usagichan.bama@yahoo.com