Camp Dixie, Perdido Bay

Elberta, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

Camp Dixie is located on Perdido Bay. Camp Dixie was founded in 1952 by the Lutheran Layman's League at five area congregations. Camp Dixie is a summer camp and retreat facility. The facilities are also available for individuals, organizations, families, or clubs. Weddings may be hosted onsite. A fully furnished house on the property is also available for a weekly rental. Onsite amenities include a challenge course, outside chapel, picnic areas, campfire site, dorms and cooking facility. If interested, please contact the facility directly at 251-987-1201.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
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  • Special Status
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Monitoring Frequency

Camp Dixie, Perdido Bay is not sampled

Source Information

This beach information is maintained by Mobile Baykeeper, using data from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH). Depending on the site, samples are collected twice per week, once per week or once every other week during the swimming season (May through September) and once per month during the cooler months.

More information about the ADEM testing program can be found at http://adem.alabama.gov/programs/coastal/beachMonitoring.cnt

Water samples are analyzed for the indicator bacteria Enterococci. Beaches will be marked as unsafe (red) for swimming when sample results show more than 104 Enterococci colonies per 100 ml of water and will be marked as safe (green) when Enterococci colonies are below 104 colonies per 100 ml of water. A grey status indicates a lack of current or reliable data for a particular site.

Learn more about Mobile Baykeeper at http://mobilebaykeeper.org/swim

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Camp Dixie, Perdido Bay

Elberta, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • No data available
  • Special Status
  • This means the affiliate organization managing a beach has set the beach status based on special local knowledge or information. Check the beach description and the Sources section for details.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

Camp Dixie is located on Perdido Bay. Camp Dixie was founded in 1952 by the Lutheran Layman's League at five area congregations. Camp Dixie is a summer camp and retreat facility. The facilities are also available for individuals, organizations, families, or clubs. Weddings may be hosted onsite. A fully furnished house on the property is also available for a weekly rental. Onsite amenities include a challenge course, outside chapel, picnic areas, campfire site, dorms and cooking facility. If interested, please contact the facility directly at 251-987-1201.

Monitoring Frequency

Camp Dixie, Perdido Bay is not sampled

Source Information

This beach information is maintained by Mobile Baykeeper, using data from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH). Depending on the site, samples are collected twice per week, once per week or once every other week during the swimming season (May through September) and once per month during the cooler months.

More information about the ADEM testing program can be found at http://adem.alabama.gov/programs/coastal/beachMonitoring.cnt

Water samples are analyzed for the indicator bacteria Enterococci. Beaches will be marked as unsafe (red) for swimming when sample results show more than 104 Enterococci colonies per 100 ml of water and will be marked as safe (green) when Enterococci colonies are below 104 colonies per 100 ml of water. A grey status indicates a lack of current or reliable data for a particular site.

Learn more about Mobile Baykeeper at http://mobilebaykeeper.org/swim

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Water Quality Graph

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