Upcoming Events

Jackson County 4-H Hosts Tire Rack Street Survival® Driving School June 3rd, 2017

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We Are At It Again…

Jackson County 4-H will once again host an exciting “hands-on” driver’s education workshop for teens. The Jackson County Extension Office continues to partner with the Sports Car Clubs of America in both the Huntsville, AL & Chattanooga, TN regions.  This is our fourth year hosting this phenomenal workshop so don’t hesitate, register now! Space is limited to 30 participants.

Keeping Them Safe

As parents and guardians, we want the best for our teens. We want to make sure we do everything in our power to keep them safe on the road. We check the safety of the car they drive, keep tabs of when, where, and who they are going places with, and hope that drivers ed is enough. There is only so much that parents and guardians can do, but that never stops us from wondering if we could do more. Is there anything more we could to keep them safe and better prepared for what lies ahead on the road? There is, and your opportunity is coming June 3rd, 2017, with the Tire Rack Street Survival® driving school.

The Tire Rack Street Survival® Program

Tire Rack Street Survival® driving school is an awesome experience open to youth ages 16-21 with valid drivers permit or license. Tire Rack Street Survival® goes beyond today’s regular driver’s education class and gives teens across the U.S. the driving tools and hands-on experience they need to become safer, smarter drivers. The school provides trained and qualified in-car driving instructors as well as a valuable classroom experience for each student.

So who are the folks at Tire Rack Street Survival®? Learn more about the program in the short video below.

Need a second opinion from someone outside of the Tire Rack Street Survival® organization? Who better to ask than the parents who put the organization and class to the test with their own teens! Check out the testimonials below from these parents.

Ready To Register Your Teen?

When: Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Where: Scottsboro High School

25053 John T. Reid Pkwy
Scottsboro, AL 35768

Cost: $75.00 registration fee that includes light breakfast, snacks, lunch, and invaluable hands-on and classroom-based real-world learning experiences from professional driving coaches.

Registration: Space is limited to the first 30 participants so click HERE to register your teen for this exciting class today!


Leadership Jackson County

This annual program identifies existing & emerging leaders and nurtures their civic responsibilities through leadership training and through the study of a variety of community challenges and issues.

There is an adult and youth leadership program within Jackson County. Call our office for details.

Leadership Jackson County Adult Class of 2015

Junior Leadership Jackson County Class of 2015

Agri-Tourism in Alabama

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Agri-tourism can take many forms. Roadside stands and farmers’ markets offer farm-fresh produce and interaction with growers. Farms may open to the public for wildlife watching and hunting. Ag tours, on farm bed-and-breakfasts, and dude ranches give tourists the fresh air, open space, and relaxation of country life.

U-pick operations, pumpkin patches, Christmas tree farms, hay mazes, farm-animal petting zoos, wine tasting, ag heritage museums, festivals, and fairs all attract visitors.

Find your Agri-Tourism destination today!

Alabama Master Naturalist Program

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The Alabama Master Naturalist program is a new statewide program whose goal is to help promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Alabama’s natural world among Alabama’s citizens and visitors. In addition, the AMN program will also develop a statewide corps of well-informed volunteers providing education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities.

Learn more about how you can participate today!