Camp Gertrude Coleman, founded in 1925, sits right on the Cahaba River with lots of woods, hiking trails and areas to explore. There's a swimming pool, horse stable, ropes/challenge course, plus traditional camp activities. Located near Trussville, Ala., the camp is close to Interstates 59 and 459. The campsite itself features a large dining hall with a kitchen, open-air gym for activities and rainy day events, modern healthcare area with isolation capabilities, nature center and primitive camping areas.
As a camper, you'll stay in cabin units of three to seven small cabins. Three to six campers stay in each cabin, while the unit leader and counselors stay in a nearby cabin. Each cabin unit has a picnic shelter for cookouts and unit activities. Young campers may be housed in bunkhouses with staff. To see a map of Camp Coleman, click here.
For more information contact Rhonda Lambert.
Camp Coleman is accredited by the ACA (American Camp Association). The ACA logo indicates that a camp's management has invited trained camp professionals to verify its compliance with more than 224 individual standards designed to evaluate every aspect of camp operation including facilities, program, healthcare services, food services, operational management, human resources and administration. ACA accreditation goes beyond Health Department or state licensing requirements to identify practices that are recognized as the highest standards established for camps.
Camp Coleman Contact Information
4010 Camp Coleman Road
Trussville, AL 35173
Phone: (205) 655-3782 or Toll-free: (866) 882-3572
Fax: (205) 655-5602
**For those using GPS for driving directions to Camp Coleman, it is important to note that that the mailing address of the property 4010 Camp Coleman Road, Trussville AL 35713 IS NOT the physical address of the entrance. The entrance is located near 7712 N Lake Drive, Trussville, AL 35173 (Please use this address to plug into mapping/navigation applications).