Inspiring Kids to Get Outdoors
4-H young people develop leadership and community. Alabama 4-H Summer Camp teaches young people to love the outdoors and step out of their comfort zones. Of the 1,600 young people who attended camp last year, 67 percent were first time campers.
- 4-H is in every Alabama county
- 17,697 young people in 4-H Center programs
- 98% feel 4-H is a place where adults care about them
- 95% believe 4-H is a place where others like them
- 93% think 4-H is a place where it is ok to make mistakes
- 96% think 4-H is a place where they feel safe
- 78% feel 4-H is a place where they gain independence
- 94% feel 4-H is a place where they belong
- 81% believe 4-H is a place they gain leadership
- 95% see 4-H as a place to learn ways to help communities
The Bottom Line
4-H young people say Alabama 4-H Summer Camp gives them a sense of belonging and independence.