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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.

May 7 (Deadline May 1), Warrior: Rickwood Caverns Field Trip



Rickwood Caverns tour:
May 7th (Thursday) 2pm 
(We'll meet at 1 pm for picnic lunch (weather permitting) then tour the caverns as a group at 2pm.)
Costs:
Adults & students 12 & up- $15 (includes Required park fee)
Students 5-11- $6 (includes Required park fee)
Kids 4 & under- Free
*****These prices are for a group of more than 25 paying guests (not counting the 4 & under crowd) I Do Not anticipate us falling below this number, Just FYI.*******

Deadline May 1st:
Funds will need to be sent via paypal to me by May 1st deadline, so that I can give Rickwood Caverns the final count. After this point, tickets would be non-refundable, because the rate depends on the # committed to attending. Thanks for understanding on that.
Payments: Email Sherry Morrow at: themorrowclan@yahoo.com for PayPal instructions, or you may call or text 205-300-0608

Other info:
As you may have seen, Rickwood Caverns is one of the parks on the chopping block if the budget deal is not reached. So there is the possibility that it could be closed as early May 15th indefinitely. If you are interested in going, now would be the time!!!

Pertinent information, the caverns tour is 1 mile long, with approximately 350 stairs, for this reason it is not wheelchair or stroller accessible. The caverns remain a steady 60 degree year-round temperature. There is a gift shop with limited drink & snack options , due to decreased ordering because of budget concerns. There is also "Gem mining" for $6.36 per bag, tax-included. 
Your fee for this field trip includes the required park fee, so you are free to remain afterwards & enjoy the park until closing time (sundown), including picnic area, playground & hiking trails. The pool does not open until Memorial Day each year.

This event is sponsored by Everest Academy but open to all homeschoolers.  Please review the Everest Academy Participation Policy before attending any of our events.