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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 church "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.


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 

  • Rocks - Alabama Mineral and Lapidary Society We are excited to announce our Jr Rockhound program, AMLS Pup Scouts of Central Alabama! https://www.lapidaryclub.com/pup-scouts.htm
  • Birmingham Paleontological Society - If you're looking for Alabama fossils, this is the place to come!  Exciting field trips, educational programs on paleontology and geology, and interesting people to meet! No prior knowledge required, just a desire to learn and a love of fossils and the outdoors. Professionals and novices of all ages are welcome.
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  • SEAP The Science and Engineering Apprentice Program (SEAP) for high school students places academically talented apprentices with interest and ability in science and mathematics in Department of Defense (DoD) laboratories for eight continuous weeks during the summer. These students work with scientists and engineers who act as mentors. The program offers students a unique and positive experience in their fields of interest, thus encouraging them to pursue careers in science and engineering. Defense laboratories currently participating in the program include those in the metropolitan Washington DC area as well as those located at Huntsville, AL, Ft. Monmouth, NJ, Natick, MA, Rock Island, IL, Wright Patterson AFB, OH, and Fairmont, WV.

Space Camp - Huntsville Space & Rocket Center www.spacecamp.com Spotlight on Technology - This is a special program just for Alabama students.
  • The Birmingham Astronomical Society meets the third Tuesday of each month.  Samford University Planetarium, 7 p.m.  Details: www.BAS-astro.com .

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