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  • 800 kids paddled 182 miles of Alabama freshwater, 77 became certified water monitors, and more than 2,700 participated in fishing activities.
  • 179 adults were trained and certified to engage youth through Project WILD, outdoor recreation, aquatic science, natural resource management, and stewardship.
  • 43% of youth were interested or participated in natural resources and environmental education.
  • Alabama 4-H Science School reached 22,000 students through residential outdoor environmental education, summer camp, and off-site animal outreach programs.
  • 4-H RiverKids
    • 45% more paddle time
    • 24% more youth
    • 33% more programs
    • 19% more certified instructors
    • 50% more certified assistants
    • 23% greater volunteer impact
  • 2,200 participated in 4-H S.A.F.E. programs–archery, rifle, shotgun, pistol, hunting skills, and Western Heritage.
  • 423 youth and 103 volunteers engaged in eight statewide 4-H Shooting Sports Championships.
  • Two 4-H members received scholarships as National 4-H Ambassadors for a week of intensive training in communication, planning, and leadership development in Missoula, Montana.
  • Alabama 4-H hosted a National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational with six tournaments attracting youth from eight states. Tournaments included Hunting Bow, Genesis Bow, Air Rifle, Air Pistol, BB Gun, and Shotgun.

Read more about the 2017-18 Alabama 4-H Club Year Statewide Impact.

Download a printable PDF of 4HYD-2320 Alabama 4-H Statewide Report.

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8,500 youth explored the world using Google Expedition Virtual Reality kits and Chromebook computers. Another 2,400 young people engaged in computational thinking through CS Unplugged Activities, computer science activities without devices or the internet.

Youth practiced problem solving, critical thinking, communication, and innovation to improve computer literacy and develop twenty-first century skills to become more college and career ready.

4-H STEM Camp participants indicate positive development in their ability to respond positively after participating in the camp.

  • 95% know how to plan an experiment
  • 95% know how to communicate the results to others
  • 95% know how to evaluate test results to identify the best solution
  • 95% of STEM Camp participants love science

Read more about the 2017-18 Alabama 4-H Club Year Statewide Impact.

Download a printable PDF of 4HYD-2320 Alabama 4-H Statewide Report.

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  • 3,111 clubs with approximately 9,333 club officers learning and engaging in leadership development
  • 728 youth serving 67 county youth councils to make the local program and community better
  • 21 state ambassadors representing the 4-H program to local, regional, state, and national stakeholders

Our youth say that 4-H leadership opportunities improve their abilities.

  • 89% successfully work with adults
  • 65% appreciate the difference in others, an increase of 25%
  • 74% engage in teamwork, an increase of 15%
  • 56% express and communicate verbally
  • 74% develop an independent work ethic, an increase of 15%
  • 85% make a difference and give back to their communities, an increase of 20%

Leadership, belonging, independence, and generosity. 4-H has provided me opportunities to experience these things. Now, I want to share what I have learned with the world. –Alabama 4-H Ambassador President Taylor Keel (far left) with fellow 4-H State Ambassadors.

Read more about the 2017-18 Alabama 4-H Club Year Statewide Impact.

Download a printable PDF of 4HYD-2320 Alabama 4-H Statewide Report.

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