Clay Yarbrough, the father whose social media post caused statewide controversy surrounding Huntsville's Space and Rocket Center's Space Camp, has received a full refund for the trip his daughter never took.

In March, Alabama lawmakers and thousands of others responded to Yarbrough's post that Molly Bowman, a biological male who identifies as a female, would be working in the overnight U.S. Space and Rocket Center Space Camp he planned to send his daughter. 

SEE: Huntsville father's Facebook post on biological male 'Butch coded space queer' Space Camp worker goes viral 

Yarbrough included several screenshots from Bowman's social media, which was filled with hyper-sexual commentary. Comments on the post also accused Bowman of entering a girl's showering area at a previous camp experience.

State lawmakers' response was vehement, and many of them unsuccessfully attempted to introduce legislative solutions to Space Camp during the 2024 session.

Related: House committee advances bill prohibiting teaching sexual orientation, gender identity in public K-12 schools; Votes down Space Camp amendment 

Bowman has since been transferred due to undisclosed policy violations. 

After the controversy broke, parents across the state have tried to receive refunds for their children's already-scheduled trips.

SEE ALSO: Cullman City Schools offering 75% Space Camp refunds for some students after recent transgender controversy 

In a recent social media post, Yarbrough announced that he had received his refund check for the camp after months of trying.

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Yarbrough told 1819 News that he and others had to "call 100 times" to receive the refund after the school attempted to place the onus on the Space and Rocket Center and vice versa.

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