Alabama 4-H Center, Host Site of the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop

The 4-H Center is a modern conference center located in the forested hills of Shelby County overlooking Lay Lake.

The 4-H Center facilities provide all the necessary amenities for Becoming an Outdoors-Woman participants, including cabin or dormitory lodging, cafeteria style meals and bath facilities. Linens are provided. All buildings are heated and cooled, and within walking distance of workshop activities. Alcohol is prohibited at the facility. If you have special dietary requirements that cannot be accommodated by standard buffet style dining, refrigerator space will be made available.


From Montgomery - I- 65 north to exit 212; turn right onto AL Hwy 145, continue for approximately 20 mi; turn right onto Shelby County Road 28; follow Co. Rd. 28 to "4 H Center" sign.

From Birmingham – I-65 South to exit 238.  Turn at top of ramp onto Hwy 31.  Travel 6.3 miles and turn left onto Hwy. 70.  Follow Hwy 70 into Columbiana.  (Road changes to Hwy 28).  Go through 2 traffic lights and the road will fork.  Stay to right of fork in front of Shelby County High School.  Travel 4.8 miles to Hwy 145.  Cross over Hwy 145 and travel 1.7 miles.  Turn left at the Alabama 4H Center sign.  Follow road to registration.  Also, directions via Hwy 280 can be found at:   


Map to the Alabama 4-H Center
The Alabama 4-H Center
892 4-H Road
Columbiana, AL 35051
(205) 669-4241
Fax (205) 669-1364