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Fresh Air Family

Education Programs


A forward-thinking organization, Fresh Air Family's curriculum is a design-thinking platform that matches the Alabama science standards. FAF is an outdoor-based education non-profit dedicated to improving the science literacy and scientific thinking of children and youth. Founded in 2006, Fresh Air Family has served thousands, with 7,500 children and youth participating in our field trips and camps in 2019. Check out our separate pages regarding field trips, in-school programs and camps or read more below. 


To book a program, contact Verna at 205-540-6642 or email Verna@FreshAirFamily.org


Fresh Air Family Gross Out Field Trips

We offer a variety of curriculum-based field trips to help you meet STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) goals and state science requirements. We offer field trips for schools, home school groups, Boy and Girl Scouts, churches and more. We can host at one of our partner parks or a park near you. For more information, click here.


Fresh Air Family In-School "Gross Out Camp" 

Interested in bringing Fresh Air Family into your classroom or education program? Check out our in-school programs by clicking here!


Gross Out Day (It's science, but please don't tell the kids!)

Experience highlights of our week-long Gross Out Camp in a one day field trip! This program is great for large groups and schools. For more information, click here. 



Fresh Air Family offers award-winning Gross Out Camp (It's science, but please don't tell the kids!) and Prepared, Not Scared Camp or Wild About Survival, our survival camps. In 2017, popular Gross Out Camps were held in Birmingham, Trussville, Huntsville, Pell City, and Decatur. For more information, click here.