The Oscar C. Dunn Rotary Environmental Center

Camp ASCCA Environmental Education Programs Camp ASCCA offers excellent “hands on” programs that are a unique combination of supervised instruction and self guided discovery. Classes are conducted on-site utilizing the beautiful 230 acres including streams,forest, pond, Lake Martin, and the newly completed Dunn Environmental Center. Programs are customized to each group’s level and compliment the Alabama Course of Study in both Science and Social Studies.

Please contact Lyle Coutts at or 256-825-9226 for more information or to schedule your group!

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St. James Science Camp 2014

May 1, 2014

We had 53 kids, 6 staff members, and a number of parents from the St. James School, a private school in Montgomery, Ala., for their annual environmental science camp. St. James has been coming for a long time, and we look forward to this camp every year. It was a great week overa...

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A gift to Camp ASCCA

April 29, 2014

On April 25-27, 2014, the Pensacola Post-Polio Support Group visited Camp ASCCA for a weekend of recreation, friendship, and fun! This is an annual trip taken by members of this group, along with many family members. Over the weekend Artist George Dethlefs presented Amber Cotney...

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Lake Watch holds Living Stream program

April 17, 2014

Please take a minute to read the great article about the Lake Martin Lake Watch program provided here at Camp ASCCA! Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014By Adam PowellThe Outlook - original story here. A retired Colonel turned clean water activist not necessarily the way that Dic...

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On the farm long ago, my fondest memories did grow…

May 6, 2013

Lots of fond memories will be made this summer with this new batch of animals at the farm! This week marks the arrival of 5 young goats and 2 white rabbits. These farm animals are on loan from Dean and Anita Adcock. The Adcocks and one of their granddaughters already named three...

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St. James Science Camp 2013

April 11, 2013

They're baaaaaaaack!!!! Yes, the 5th grades from St. James School in Montgomery, AL are enjoying a 3-day environmental science camp at Easter Seals Camp ASCCA. This is an annual trip for the school that most incoming 5th graders look forward to. Rain is arriving tonight at Camp...

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March 20, 2013

If you are looking for something to do while spending time in east Alabama, please check out this website for some ideas! The East Central Alabama Tourism Committee graciously included Camp ASCCA's Oscar C. Dunn Rotary Environmental Center as an attraction...

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Welcome Lyle Coutts - Outdoor Education Program Specialist!

February 13, 2013

Hello, my name is Lyle Coutts. I grew up mainly overseas where my dad was posted with the United Nations, but have lived in Washington D.C, West Virginia and Auburn, AL as well. I graduated from Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia with a degree in Recreation Manag...

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Radney School 5th Grade Plunges Into Water Quality

May 16, 2012

For our final Water Quality Day Camp we had the wonderful students from the 5th grade of William L. Radney School. Students were given the opportunity to expound upon their Alabama water and wildlife knowledge through participation in various activities. The schedule was very sim...

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Dadeville Elementary School 5th Grade Tests the Waters

May 15, 2012

Today we had the 5th grade student body from Dadeville Elementary School at our Water Quality Day Camp. Students arrived at 8:30 and spent the day exploring different aspects of water quality that are important to everyday life in Alabama. Students participated in four different...

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Great students and great fishing. What could be better than that? Add perfect weather.

May 1, 2012

Thanks again to Doug Darr, Aquatic Education Coordinator with the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division. He's provided the Step Outside & Fish programming for our visiting elementary school students over the past few weeks. Check out his most recent pictures high...

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