Upcoming Events

This page lists immediate opportunities to come to camp. See the Camp Calendar (at the bottom of the site) to see what else is happening. If you're interested in using camp's facilities for an event or special occasion, please call us at 205-387-1806. We would love to see you at Wonderful Wonderful Camp McDowell!

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"LISTENING DEVOUTLY: DEEPENING THE CONVERSATION WITH GOD" A women's retreat led by The Rev. Mary Bea Sullivan

October 12, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Camp McDowell and the Commission on Spirituality invite you to explore, renew, and deepen spiritual connections with God at a retreat led by The Rev. Mary Bea Sullivan (St Luke's, Birmingham). Join a community of women for a weekend of listening to God, ourselves, and creation . Fresh fall air, farm to table food, rest, and rejuvenation await. Please join us!

$275 (single)

$175 (double).


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Fall Fling

October 26, 2018 - October 28, 2018

Calling all 5th & 6th graders for all the fun of SUMMER CAMP in the fall! Join us at Camp McDowell for group games, hiking, s'mores, singing and friends! Halloween costumes are encouraged for the pasture party and friends are ALWAYS welcome! The Rev. Jeff Evans from St. Stephen's Huntsville will be our chaplain for this awesome weekend at wonderful, wonderful Camp McDowell. See you there!


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Family Farm to Table

November 16, 2018 - November 18, 2018

All combinations of families are invited for a special weekend of fresh air, farm food, and quality time in the beauty of God's Backyard! Spend time time together as you harvest vegetables and feed the pigs, prepare and share a farm to table meal, learn sustainable practices for home, and enjoy a “Garden to Glass” class (while the kids are at "Kids Camp"). The wonderful Rev. Jamie McAdams (St. Stephen's, Birmingham) will serve as Chaplain for this retreat, facilitating thoughtful faith-based discussion on the theology of creation and times of worship. Family Farm to Table Retreat is a beautiful and fun way to reconnect with God’s creation and each other! Recommended for 1st grade and up.