The Nature’s Classroom facility is located in a beautiful bend of the Little River on Lookout Mountain in Mentone, Alabama. During the summer months, Nature’s Classroom’s facility is the home of  Riverview Camp for Girls, one of the south’s premier residential summer camps. An open air gymnasium, rustic cabins, grassy fields, scenic trails, and majestic rock formations along a gorgeous river all make Nature’s Classroom the perfect setting for learning in the outdoors!

Nature's Classroom Location

Facilities & Accommodations

Smaller Cabins

Smaller Cabins

The eight smaller cabins sleep 16-20 each. All cabins have their own bathrooms/showers, and are seasonally winterized/heated from October to April.

Larger Cabins

Larger Cabins

The four larger cabins sleep 24-50 each. All cabins have their own bathrooms/showers, and are seasonally winterized/heated from October to April.

Dining Hall

Dining Hall

The spacious dining hall seats 250+ and also serves as an indoor instructional area for classes and some large group activities. We are a nut-free facility.

Open Air Gym

Open Air Gym

The open air basketball gym includes a stage and also serves as a covered instructional area for classes, field group activities, and some large group or evening activities.

Hiking Trails

Hiking Trails

Wooded hiking trails wind through a diverse ecosystem providing many plants, trees, and rocks for participants to learn to identify.

Little River

Little River

The West Fork of the Little River provides an abundance of beautiful views and educational opportunities. Some groups also choose to add canoeing as an Adventure Option.*

Activity Field

Activity Field

Grassy activity fields provide the perfect place for active games, team building initiatives, and star gazing during Night Hike.

High Ropes Course

High Ropes Course

Some groups choose to add one or more elements on the high ropes course as an Adventure Option.* High ropes course options include: Pamper Pole, Swing by Choice, V-Swing, and Zipline.

Climbing Tower

Climbing Tower

Some groups choose to add a session on the climbing tower as an Adventure Option.*

*Adventure Options require an additional $10 per person, per event for the additional cost of providing these activities.