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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.

June 17, 2017 Blount County: Kids' Day on the River




FLFR and the Birmingham Canoe Club will present this award winning outdoor classroom on the Locust Fork River for kids 8 years and older. Including certified canoe instruction and a variety of ‘nature’ learning stations, Kid's Day on the River makes for fun learning for kids and parents. Free, but registration is required.

To register or for more information visit www.FLFR.org or e-mail KidsDayontheRiver@gmail.com.

If you can consider joning our fun-tastic crew of volunteers, please call Pat at 205-466-3183


SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017
8:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.


FLFR has organized this event for 17 consecutive years.

In 2008 KDoR received from the Environmental Education Association of Alabama
The BEEP Award (Best Environmental Education Programs).

Summer fun, environmental education and adventures by the river for students in grades 2-6 and their families. Hands-on activities on the banks of the beautiful Locust Fork River. Trained leaders in kayaking and canoeing and learning about the river, ecology and watershed. Kids do get wet and meet live animals! Free lunch included. When you register we will provide directions to the event.

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