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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.

Feb. - May, 2017 Tuscaloosa: Alabama Museum of Natural History Happenings

Family Night at the Museum
February 11
3-2-1 Blastoff! Grab your spacesuit as we zoom through the halls of Smith Hall for museum exhibits and a show-and-tell fair featuring interactive exhibits from many UA graduate departments. Free admission! Free food! Prizes! 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Hosted with Graduate Parent Support , the Graduate Student Association, and the UA Graduate School.

Living History Festival
March 25
Meet and talk to historic figures from the University of Alabama Museums and UA’s past as they bring their stories to life. Discover how these important people shaped history and played significant roles in the story of the University. 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. $5 per person

BioBlitz
April 22
Celebrate Earth Day and join in the fun as we discover and identify the plants and animals that inhabit Moundville Archaeological Park. UA Museums’ staff and scientists will be there to help identify the species we encounter, and to teach you, and your family how to become citizen scientists that can contribute to our ongoing biodiversity projects. All day event. Free and fun for all ages.

Science Sunday: Recycle Alabama
May 7
Join us as we talk about sustainability and importance of recycling in our lives with presenters from the University and Tuscaloosa community. 1:00-4:00 p.m. Free and fun for all ages.

Growing Up Wild Preschool Friday
February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5
Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to explore the Museum and learn about nature through activities, crafts and stories. 10:00 a.m.– noon. $2 per child and caregiver.

Museum Monday
February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1
Come experience the Museum in a whole new way! Stomp around with dinosaurs, unearth rocks and minerals, and discover a host of other natural wonders. For K-2nd grade explorers. 3:30-5:00 p.m. $8 per session. Registration is required.  

Alabama Museum of Natural History’s Junior Naturalist Program
March 4, May 13
Have you ever wanted to learn how to identify trees, leaves, flowers, and insects? Then this is the program for you! Join us as we visit local sites and learn about nature. For 3rd-6th grader explorers. 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. $10 per session. Space is limited.Registration is required.  

To register, call 205-348-7550 or email programs@ua.edu. Visit www.almnh.ua.edu for more information.


Allie Sorlie
Education Outreach Coordinator
Alabama Museum of Natural History
Box 870340, 117 Smith Hall
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487