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4-H Youth Development - Event Registration

2018 South Carolina 4-H Poultry Cookoff
at Sparkleberry Fair, April 28, 2018, at 10 am2018 SC Poultry Cookoff
Sandhills REC Center, Columbia, SC

Open to all 4-H youth 9-18 years of age

Age divisions for the costest include

  • Cloverleaf, 9-10 years of age on January 1, 2018
  • Junior, 11 - 13 years of age on January 1, 2018
  • Senior, 14-18 years of age on January 1, 2018

Cost is $10 per person

Registration deadline is Friday, April 13, 2018

Information and rules for this event are located on the following link - Link for information and rules

Link to Register

Counselor In Training Event
Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 10AM - 7PM
Cost is $35

South Carolina 4-H will be having a Counselor in Training Event, Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Camp Long, near Aiken, SC. 
It will start at 10AM and finish after supper at 7PM.  Lunch and supper are included with the $35. 
This is for youth ages 15-19 that have an interest in working with young youth in a summer camp setting.

If you know a youth that maybe interested in participating, please share the attached flyer.  CIT Training Flyer

Some of the sessions and trainings will include:

  • CIT Expectations and Roles
  • Proper Supervision
  • Needs of a Camper
  • Discipline
  • Child abuse and neglect prevention
  • Group games training
  • Team building
  • and more

To register, click on the Registration link below to pay and register.  Payment, registration and form are all due in the State 4-H Office by Monday, April 30, 2018.
You will need to complete a 4-H Membership form if you have not already done so.  When it is completed, please fax it to (864-656-7595) or email it to Lori Frager at .

If your county extension office has a copy of your 4-H Membership Form, please call them and have them scan it to us.

To Register and Pay for CIT Training

4-H Membership Form

South Carolina 4-H Sporting Clays Tournament Fundraiser

Funds raised so far

Friday, June 1, 2018
National Wild Turkey Federation - Palmetto Shooting Complex, Edgefield, SC

We are taking registrations and sponsorships for our Sporting Clays Tournament. Please notice the date as it is scheduled just a little later this year.  Proceeds from the tournament will be used to promote South Carolina 4-H participation in National 4-H Congress and National 4-H Conference as well as enhancement and expansion of South Carolina 4-H Youth Development Programs, including 4-H Shooting sports.

Save the Date Card (PDF 0.6MB)

Full Brochure (PDF 1.0MB)

Register Online

Be a Sponsor

For more information, please call Lori Frager   864-656-3848.

4-H2O: Exploring South Carolina Watersheds

Summer day camp experience; locations across the state

4-H2O is a youth education program that has been held annually across the state for more than 12 years.  It is a water-based science camp that runs in more than 15 counties across South Carolina, allowing students an opportunity to learn and experience this state’s water resources first-hand.

4-H2O is a hands-on science inquiry program that provides children and adults with knowledge about their local water resources and teaches them the field, analytical and critical thinking skills they need to intelligently participate in making decisions that affect the quality of these aquatic systems.

Most of all, the youth will have a FUN and enriching experience on South Carolina's scenic waterways!

2018 4-H2O summer camp offerings by date:

Exploring Sesquicentennial State Park, June 12-14, 2018 - serving 9-14 year olds of Richland and Fairfield Counties

Exploring Lake Greenwood, June 12-15, 2018 - serving 8-13 year olds of Greenwood and Laurens Counties 

Exploring Lowcountry Waterways, June 18-22 and July 23-27, 2018 - serving 10-13 year olds of Charleston, Dorchester, and Berkeley Counties

Exploring Lee State Park (link coming soon), June 18-22, 2018 - serving 9-13 year olds of Darlington and Lee Counties

Exploring Lake Keowee, June 26-28, 2018 - serving 10-13 year olds of Oconee, Pickens, and Anderson Counties

Exploring the Waccamaw, June 27-29, 2018 - serving 9-13 year olds of Horry County

Exploring Sumter County, July 10-12, 2018 - serving 9-14 year olds of Sumter County

Exploring Lake Murray, July 17-19, 2018 - serving 8-11 year olds of Newberry, Lexington, and Fairfield Counties

Exploring the Inlet, July 25-27, 2018 - serving 9-13 year olds of Horry County

Wet & Wild Summer Camp, July 30-August 3, 2018 - serving 6-14 year olds of Greenville County

4-H Club Camp 2018

4-H Club Camp will have 2 sessions this summer - flyer

Session 1
 will be at Camp Long, near Aiken, SC - June 10-14, 2018 
Theme for this session will be on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Horses

Session 2 will be at Camp Bob Cooper, near Summerton, SC - July 22-26, 2018
Theme for Session 2 will be Leadership, Science and Healthy Lifestyles

Cost for 4-H Club Camp is:
   Camp Long is $260 for 4-H members, $270 for non-4-H members
   Camp Bob Cooper is $270 for 4-H members, $280 for non-4-H members.

Contact your local extension office for registration and payments. Link to County Extension Office Phone Numbers

Please register through your local county extension office.  Attached is the paperwork to complete before going to camp.  The paperwork and payments must be turned into your county extension office.  Link to Paperwork and Directions

For Questions, please call Lori Frager at 864-656-3848 at the State 4-H office.

Pinckney 4-H Leadership Conference and Pinckney 4-H Leadership Camps

Pinckney 4-H Leadership Conference for rising Sophomores & Juniors 
Pinckney 4-H Leadership Camp for rising 7th and 8th grade students

For High School - rising Sophomores & Juniors

Session 1 -June 17-23, 2018   and Session 2 - July 22-28, 2018 both at Clemson University - Only 36 youth per week will be selected to attend. Cost is $100 for the week which will cover all meals and activities for this overnight Conference.  Flyer for 2018

Experiences life on a college campus - Clemson University. 

  • Gain skills to be a leader.
  • White Water Rafting
  • Team Building

Apply by April 18, 2018.  The applicant will be notified by May 7, 2018 if accepted. Download the application and return completed form and essay by the due date. Either by Scan or fax.  Scan -   or Fax to 864-656-7595

For Middle School for rising 7th and 8th grade students

Session 1 - June 24-29, 2018 at Camp Bob Cooper (Near Summerton, SC) and Session 2 - July 15-20, 2018 at Camp Long (Near Aiken, SC) Only 50 students per week and the cost is $100 for the week which will cover all meals and activities for this overnight camp/leadership experience.  Flyer for Middle School

Activities will include:

  • Team building activities
  • High ropes course or climbing wall
  • Traditional Camp activities and more

Apply by April 18, 2018.  The applicant will be notified by May 11, 2018.  Download the application and return the completed form and essay by the due date.  Either scan or fax.  Scan to or Fax to 864-656-7595.

State 4-H Congress 2018

July 11-14, 2018 at Clemson University, Clemson, SC

It is time to start making plans for State 4-H Congress 2018. Attached is the save the date flyer and below is the registristration. Flyer for State 4-H Congress

Cost is $275 per person attending Congress.  For those that sign up for State Congress, the banquet cost is included in this registration.  Registrations are due by June 25.  After that there will be an additional $15 late fee.

Awards Banquet Tickets are $45 and Donor /Alumni Reception Tickets are $10 each.  Banquet tickets are due by July 9 since we have to let our caterer know the number of guests we will have.  Please plan accordingly.

***Before you register, look at the following workshops.  You will be asked to select the top 4 you would like to do and rank them accordingly.

STEM Hike at CU Experimental Forest

Take a leisurely stroll to through Clemson University’s Experimental Forest while in enjoying nature at it’s finest. Stop along the way to assess the local stream and it’s inhabits using state of the art scientific methods.

The Clemson Experimental Forest's 17,500 acres are dedicated to education, research and demonstration in order to better understand and manage forest resources for the benefit of society. These essential resources include clean air, clean water, pleasing aesthetic qualities, abundant wildlife, protection of species and habitat diversity, recreation opportunities, along with commodity products from the forest. The forest is managed strictly for perpetual sustained or improved yield of these products.

SPECIAL NOTES: Closed toe shoes, towel, clothing that can get wet, and water shoes required.

Horsing Round at CU Equine Center

The Clemson University Equine Center (CUEC) supports equine teaching, extension and research efforts synergistically. The CUEC provides a “real-world” experience for Animal and Veterinary Sciences students focusing on pre-veterinary and equine business courses, as well as co-curricular activities for various clubs and organizations such as the CU Equestrian Team.

Students have the opportunity to perform hands-on activities to prepare them for a career in the equine industry through formal course work, immersion activities, on-farm internships and more. The CUEC also serves as the equine physiology research laboratory, focusing on applied reproduction, exercise science, nutrition and management questions that impact the horse industry. Outreach programs are held at the Center to serve SC constituents to further educate and promote our State's horse industry. The Equine Center maintains a sizeable herd of Quarter Horses, Paints, Thoroughbreds and Warmbloods.

SPECIAL NOTES: Closed toe shoes required.

Ready, Set FIRE at Pickens Bend Rifle Range

People come to our shooting sports traditions in many ways. Many of us are born into families where hunting is as much a part of life as Grandma’s favorite sayings. Others come later when something seizes them and sets them about punching bull’s-eyes or dusting clays. Whether you’re an experience shooter or a beginner, we have the something for everyone. 

SPECIAL NOTES: Closed toe shoes required.

SC 4-H Good Eats with CU

4-H Good Eats with CU provides its participants with quick and easy recipes.  This unique, hands-on program allows participants to work in the kitchen with a chef, who will teach participants tricks of the trade as they help the chef prepare a quick, healthy meal.  A qualified nutrition educator will also be present to provide helpful input and answer any health-related questions.  If you want to learn how to prepare quick and healthy meals that will please the whole family, then "SC 4-H Good Eats with CU" is the program for you.

Showtime at CU Brooks Center for Performing Arts

Established in 1994, the Brooks Center has been the hub for the performing arts in Clemson for more than two decades. This 87,000-square-foot facility serves as a professional roadhouse, hosting world-class professional dance, theatre, and musical performances throughout the academic year in its spacious, yet intimate, 979-seat proscenium auditorium. Its 100-seat blackbox theatre is home to exciting student theatre performances, and a small recital hall serves as a multi-purpose space for classes, gatherings, and student performances.

In addition to professional productions, the Brooks Center is also home to the Department of Performing Arts, offering a dynamic, hands-on experience.

LEADership with CU PRTM

Are you ready to discover new things? Challenges? Adventures? Combine service and learning? Do you enjoy leading others? This workshop without any classroom walls...experiential learning at its best!

SPECIAL NOTES: Tennis shoes and comfortable clothing required.

Livestock at CU LaMaster Dairy Center

Moooove on over to the Clemson University LaMaster Dairy Farm to learn about dairy cattle and other livestock animals. The dairy is conveniently located within one mile of campus with a total of 677 acres.  The dairy contains five different breeds of cows: Holstein, Jersey, Guernsey, Brown Swiss and Aryshires.

Approximately 150 cows are milked daily.  The dairy's teaching research activities include nutrition, waste management, and dairy production.  In 2016 the LaMaster Dairy began renovations to install a modern 150 cow freestall barn which has improved cow comfort and provide students and teachers with a state of the art dairy to better serve the dairy industry of South Carolina.

Horticulture at CU Musser Fruit Farm

Test your green thumb and gain knowledge as you tour and learn about Clemson University Musser Fruit Farm.  The Musser Fruit Research Center is an interdisciplinary research and demonstration facility dedicated to develop and disseminate knowledge for sustainable production in the Southeast.  Most of Clemson's peach research takes place at the Center, better known as Musser Farm.  The Farm is a 240-acre fruit tree research farm with an excellent collection of commercial peach cultivars and related wild prunes species.  The farm includes nectarine, almond, apricot, plum and cherry trees along with various interspecific hybrids.

To register for State 4-H Congress, Awards Banquet or Donor Reception please click on the the following link  -  Link to Registration

4-H Alumni Registration

Calling all 4-H Alumni!!!

CS Device Registration