Outdoor Adventure Camp

Come explore the great outdoors with the Hoover Parks and Recreation Outdoor Adventure Camp. Campers will learn and experience all things outdoors. Swim time and active games are part of our daily activities, along with arts 'n crafts focusing on the outdoors. Campers will get a chance to explore the outdoors on excursions around the local area.


8 - 12 years


Begins April 6 online and by appointment only. (Membership and Residency requirements apply)

Camp Dates:

August 8 - 10


$80.00 for Full Members of the Hoover Recreation Center; $100.00 for Program Pass Members.

Physical Requirements:

Your child must be able to endure the heat, long days outdoors and be able to participate in high physical activity.

Below is the list of destinations we visited in 2013 - 15.

Ruffner Mountain
  • Hiking & Wetland Exploration
Red Mountain Park
  • Zip Line Tour
  • Hugh Kaul Beanstalk Forest
  • Hugh Kaul Adventure Tower
Cherokee Rock Village (Little River Canyon)
  • Top Rope Climbing & Nature Exploration
Oak Mountain State Park
  • Horse Back Riding, Hiking, Paddle Boats & Swimming
Moss Rock Preserve
  • Hiking, Archery & Bouldering
UAB Outdoor Pursuits
  • Cahaba River Canoe Adventure
  • Rock Climbing Adventure