Soap Box Derby

Kids Racing for Cure has partnered with the Huntsville Center for Technology to raise awareness and funding for childhood cancer research and other diseases by holding a Soap Box Derby! The Technology Center students will man the vehicles and their passengers will be children with disabilities, cancer or other illnesses. This race is set for October 4 on Fountain Circle in downtown Huntsville. Registration  is at 11am, race time from 12 until 4pm. Children ages 4-12 are invited to participate.  There will be games, awards and snacks!  All proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital in Huntsville.  For information, contact Barbra Hubler at (256) 604-8799 or email to 

Survivor Burritt

Fall break is right around the corner...what about sending the kids to the Nature Rangers Camp at Burritt?!  October 6-10, it's Survivor Burritt and it is based on the Newberry Honor book, The Sign of the Beaver, based on a true story which shares the struggle of a young boy left alone to take care of his family's new frontier cabin while his father journeys to return with the rest of the family.  Learn about self-reliance and friendship, and survival tips.  Click the graphic for details and registration.