4‑H Mobile Technology Lab in Cecil County, Maryland
The Tech Wizards program in Cecil County, Maryland created two mobile technology labs complete with laptops, projectors, printers, and digital cameras. The labs provide 4‑H youth and adults with an opportunity to participate in fun science-related activities and programs.
4‑H Tech Wizards Mentor Adults About Technology
4‑H Tech Wizards introduce today’s technologies to adults ages 50+ so that they have the skills needed in today’s workforce including how to use tablets, how to send text messages, and how to participate in a conference call.
Data on the 4‑H Tech Wizards program shows clear life-changing results:
91 percent of youth participants exhibited favorable behavior changes
95 percent graduation rate compared to the national average of 78 percent
70 percent pursue post-secondary education