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4-H father and daughter next to home garden. Alabama 4-H family.

4-H builds life skills by leading hands-on projects in areas like science, health, agriculture, and citizenship–helping them to grow confidence, independence, resilience, and compassion.

4-H empowers young people to be leaders. Leaders are young people who have confidence, know how to work well with others, can endure through challenges, and will stick with a job until it gets done. In 4-H, we believe leaders are not born, they are grown.

The 4-H hands-on approach gives young people guidance, tools and encouragement, and then puts them in the driver’s seat to make great things happen.

Forms and Waivers

Enroll youth in 4HOnline to participate in Alabama 4-H. Depending on the program, the following forms may need to be completed. For questions, contact your county Extension office.

For Alabama 4-H Resource Volunteers, please view the following form:

Consider this, 4-H members are…

  • 4X more likely to give back to their communities
  • 2X more likely to make healthier choices
  • 2X more likely to participate in STEM activities

Visit the National 4-H website for more information on the benefits of 4-H. 

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, contact Extension Communications and Marketing at 334-844-5696 or extcomm@aces.edu.

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