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Alabama 4-H project work

Head, Heart, Hands and Health

Alabama 4-H young people learn, lead, and make a difference.

4-H young people learn workforce development skills such as time-management, networking, and accountability in addition to cognitive skills used in critical thinking, reading, science, and mathematics.

Delivery Snapshot

  • 4-H is in every Alabama county
  • 161,937 young people enrolled
  • 11,586 junior projects
  • 2,564 intermediate projects
  • 821 senior projects
  • 1,084 presented a speech in Public Speaking
  • 836 practiced work safety in What Wood U Build
  • 2,302 developed creative solutions in Extreme Birdhouse
  • 637 made budget decisions in $15 Challenge
  • 1,627 demonstrated food safety in Food Preparation
  • 449 demonstrated unique skills in Freestyle Demonstration
  • 108 solved problems and visual communication in Graphic Design
  • 566 defined an audience in Have I Got A Story
  • 186 applied good design elements in Interior Design
  • 1,390 constructed designs in Blocks Rock
  • 885 created visual display in Freestyle Showcase
  • 2,493 utilized composition techniques in Photography

The Bottom Line

Project work teaches young people how to set goals, make decisions, follow-through with a commitment, and self-evaluate their work and present it to others.

Download a printable PDF of 4HYD-2411 Alabama 4-H Project Work Impact Report.

For more information on Alabama 4-H programs, view the statewide impact report. Contact your county Extension office to learn about local opportunities.

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