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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.

April 10, 2019 (Deadline March 2 7) Bham: Birmingham Zoo University Field Trip

Birmingham Zoo University Field Trip
A student in a Zoo University (ZooU) experience will go beyond simply looking at the animals and will learn to make in-depth observations and develop questions, collect data and analyze results, and learn the important role of zoos in terms of conservation and ethics. ZooU is experiential learning at its best!  

Where: Birmingham Zoo 
              2630 Cahaba Road
             Birmingham, 35223
              (205) 879-0409

When: April 10th, 2019 @12:00 p.m.  

Details: ZOO KEEPER IN TRAINING . This class will focus on three areas of the zoo keeper profession including research, training and enrichment.  Students will gain an understanding of the hard work that goes on behind the scenes at the Zoo and will leave with a  new perspective on the role zoos play in the conservation of species across the planet. The class will last about 2 hours.  

***This class is set up for the High School Level Student.  Ages 13 and up only. (younger siblings are welcome to come to the Zoo, but not participate in the class.  More info below)*** 

There are limited spots, so please RSVP as soon as you can. 

Email me jenbohan77@gmail.com with how many participants you will have attending as well as their name and age. **Please, do not just send me a paypal payment with a note.  I need a separate email from you stating how many adults, students taking the class, and any younger children that you will have with you.**  

Deadline: March 27th, 2019

Cost:  The cost is $16.50 per student and $14.30 per adult attending.  The price includes admission to the Zoo, so after class you and your family are free to enjoy the Zoo.   If you have younger kids, they are welcome to come to the Zoo as well, but you will need to pay their admission fee of $9.90 per child.  You are free to walk around the zoo with your younger kids while your high schooler is in class, but you must be present at the Zoo the whole time your student is in class as well as provide me with a phone number that you can be reached at.  ****All payments are due by March 27th. Your payment reserves your spot. No refunds after March 27th**** Send payment to me via paypal jenbohan77@gmail.com. Please be sure to select sending payment to friends and family so that I won't be charged a fee. 

This is an Everest Academy Event, but open to all homeschoolers.  Please familiarize yourself with our field trip Participation Policy.    http://www.alabamahomeschooling.com/search?q=field+trip+policy