4-H Youth Development
4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills.
Adult volunteers are a significant part of a 4-H member's experience. Volunteers serve in a variety of capacities that are flexible to to fit personal schedules, skills, talents and interests.
Clemson Extension agents with primary Youth Development responsibilities work closely with state extension specialists and researchers located on campus and at the various research and education centers located across the state. They provide expertise in topics including animal agriculture and veterinary science, natural resources and the environment, gardening, leadership and citizenship, personal growth and development, and science, engineering and technology.
4-H Legislative Day in Columbia - Date: TBA (Mar 19 or Apr 30)
During this day spent at the State House, 4-H members will speak with legislators, be introduced in the House and Senate Chambers, visit the Commissioner of Agriculture and tour the capitol building. Interested youth may apply by writing a letter to Leigh Walker, firstname.lastname@example.org, stating why they would like to attend, what they home to gain and how they will use the experience. Three youth from each of the four SC 4-H regions will be selected to attend, along with State Teen Council. Transportation will not be provided. Deadline: January 17.
4-H Teen Weekend - February 28 - March 2
Held at Long 4-H Leadership Center in Aiken, teens from around the state will retreat to work on project and leadership development, service projects and to have fun. Transportation will not be provided. Cost: $100 Deadlline: February 10.
South Carolina 4-H Shooting Clays Tournament - March 8
Held at Live Oaks Sportsman's Club in Swansea, this will be South Carolina 4-H's only and most important fundraiser this year. Different sponsorship levels are available, as well as, team registrations.
4-H Summer Camp: June 8-12 or 15-19 or 22-26
A week of all-out summer fun for youth ages 8-14 at Camp Long in Aiken. Special 4-H member price: $250
More to come:4-H Junior Weekend - March 28-30, 2014
4-H State Congress - July 16-19, 2014
Leadership and Citizenship
Community Intergenerational Enrichment Organization
4-H State Calendar
Monthly Club Lesson Plans
4-H Membership Enrollment Form
Join the Revolution of Responsibility: Check out the National 4-H website to see stories of inspiring kids telling their 4-H stories.
Visit the state-wide 4-H website.
Local Agent: Leigh Walker, 803-874-2354, ext 118