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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.

March 16, 2016 (Deadline March 9) Oneonta: Rock Climbing Adventure

Idlewild Adventure Company & Everest Academy would like to invite the Alabama home school community to Palisades Park for a day of adventure! Join us on Wednesday March 16, 2016 for a rock climbing and rappelling outing, perfect for first time climbers and anyone who has participated in our past events. The cost for the adventure is $25 per participant paid to Idlewild plus a $5 permit paid to Palisades. 

Who: Anyone interested (Minimum age is 8)



What: Beginner rock climbing and rappelling adventure 

When: Wednesday March 16, 2016 11am-3pm

Where: Palisades Park, Oneonta, AL

Why: Rock climbing is awesome. 

How Much? $25 adventure pass paid to Idlewild Adventure Company, $5 climbing permit paid to Palisades Park

Deadline: Deadline for sign up, payment, and cancellation (no refunds after this date) is Wednesday March 9th. Please complete the waiver, found here, and mail it along with a $25 check to:



Idlewild Adventure Company

PO Box 430061
Birmingham, AL 35243

Details: We will meet at the pavilion nearest the park office for ground school at 11am. Students will learn about rock climbing equipment, communication and safety standards, and learn to tie in to the climbing/rappelling rope.

At noon, we will move to the rocks for our first rappel (which will be optional) and then spend the afternoon climbing. There should be enough time for everyone to climb and rappel on a couple of routes. 

All equipment will be provided by Idlewild Adventure Company, including a helmet, harness and climbing shoes for all participants.

Please feel free to contact Ryan@GoIdlewild.com for more information. 

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.


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