State 4-H Congress

SC 4-H Program

Clemson University

July 16-19, 2014


Shannon B. Herndon


803-245-2661 ext 111

2013.JPGState 4-H Congress is South Carolilna's Top 4-H Event. Senior 4-H Members (ages 14-19) who meet eligibilty requirements, will spend four days on campus to learn about community involvement, cultural diversity and service to others while making new friends. South Carolina's best dressed event is the State 4-H Congress Awards Banquet where 4-H'ers meet donors who support the 4-H program throughout the year. State Winners, National Congress Delegates, National Conferenece Delegates and Presidential Tray Recipients are announced during the awards program, followed by the Clover Ball. Join us at Clemson University for State 4-H Congress!   

What's Hidden Beneath Your Mask? 2013

2013 Tracks:

  • Shooting Sports: You will develop your skills related to shooting sports then you will learn about the physics behind the principles of shooting.
  • Livestock: You will learn how to determine the DNA of livestock and the importance it plays in all aspects of livestock.
  • Food Science: You will get to take on the role of a food scientist and determine many of the important aspects of science as it relates to foods.  
  • Forestry: You will learn some of the basics related to forestry and the various aspects of science related to forestry.
  • Science: You will be involved in aspects of science related to engineering & technology and experience the principles of engineering.

Other Events at Congress:

  • Teams: Chorale; Craft; Photography; Gratitude
  • Alumni Cookout - July 18 (additional tickets $10)
  • Awards Banquet - July 18 (additional tickets $30)
  • Clover Ball

Congress Registration Form - Due to Bamberg or Barnwell County office June 2, 2014. All other counties please contact your Local County Extension Office or Pam Ardern in the State Office at 843-650-0295 or email  

State 4-H Event Permission and Health Form - Due to the county office June 2
(To stay overnight on campus, an additional physical form must by completed by a licensed physician or a copy of current student athletic medical form or  physical can be attached. If you completed the Medical Examination form last year it will still be good (24 months).

Please scan and email to or Fax to 803-245-2170 or mail completed forms before deadline with a check made payable to Clemson University. Participants in Portfolio Contest receive $100 scholarship.

Alumni Luncheon and Banquet Tickets

Tentative Schedule

Eligibility Requirements

SC 4-H Official Dress Code

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