Step away from the hustle and bustle to our full-service conference facility nestled on nearly 200 acres of lush woodlands on Lay Lake in Columbiana.
Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion.
Our newly expanded and renovated center can host your group for a day, a weekend, or a week. We offer a variety of lodging and meeting facility options and delicious on-site catering.
- A beautiful natural environment with the finest in Southern hospitality.
- Comfortable accommodations: 51 hotel rooms, 30 dorm rooms that will sleep a total of 120 people, and 5 cottages that will sleep a total of 65.
- Exquisite event spaces to meet your group’s needs.
- LCD or monitors for presentations available in each space. Some areas have wireless connectivity through Zoom.
- Full-service meal and break catering for group events.
Your event helps us support 4-H youth programs in every Alabama county.
Let us help you strengthen your team! Escape daily routines. Get away from it all to get back to business. We offer a variety of meeting spaces to meet your needs.
- 51 hotel rooms
- Executive dining room
- Team building
Auditorium and Seminar Rooms offer gorgeous treetop views.
The Hospitality Room provides the perfect small meeting space with a cozy, personal atmosphere.
Full-service audiovisual capabilities (complimentary wireless Internet access, LCD projectors, touch screen monitor, Zoom capabilities, microphone in some meeting spaces)
A Stunning Location
- Rehearsal Dinners
Say “I do” at the venue that makes your dreams come true!
Whether you are looking for a relaxing getaway or an exciting adventure, the Alabama 4-H Center is the place for you.
Recreational activities (archery, canoeing, climbing wall, clover hop, corn hole, giant swing, hiking, horseshoes, kayaking, paddleboards, putt-putt golf, swimming)
Leading the Way. Team-building courses promote trust, performance, and character. Perfect for retreats, religious groups, adventure camps, and much more.
Alabama 4-H Science School
Approximately 23,500 young people each year hear amazing animal stories and explore the environment at the Alabama 4-H Science School.
Hands-on experiential learning at its best.
All environmental classes are correlated to the Alabama Course of Study by grade level.
The Alabama 4-H Center is centrally located between I-65 and Alabama Hwy 280 along beautiful Lay Lake. Birmingham is only a 45-minute drive away, Montgomery 1 hour, Tuscaloosa 11⁄2 hours, and Auburn 13⁄4 hours.
Alabama 4-H Center
- 892 4-H Road
- Columbiana, AL 35051
- (205) 669-4241
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristy Abrams, Director, Alabama 4-H Center
Revised November 2021, The Alabama 4-H Center – The Center Of It All, YEX-0062