4-H Youth Development

Four children smilingClemson 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.


Karissa Ulmer, 803-943-3427 Ext 112, kulmer@clemson.edu
Felicia Cunningham, 843-726-3461 Ext 113, fc@clemson.edu


  • Palmetto Pony 4-H Club
    • Leader: Robin Barr; 843-835-5026
  • Live Oak Farms 4-H Club
    • Leader: Suzanne Butler; 843-538-8927


The Palmetto Pony Club 4-H Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month. We are currently participating in the Barrow Project, the Pullet Chain Project, the Backyard Bunny Project, Horse Project, and Gardening.  We are considering starting a Shot Gun Club and are looking for more kids that may be interested.

Palmetto Pony events for September:

9/7 Archery Club meeting at the Lee family's home

9/11 Palmetto Pony 4-H Club's Monthly Meeting; Barr family's home starting at 6:00pm

9/15 River Sweep 2012; we will be picking up trash in Colleton County.

9/22 Talent Show held at the Barr family's home starting at 7:00pm.

Pullet Chain
Pullet Chain

River Sweep
River Sweep


Live Oak Farms 4-H Club meets the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month at 6:00pm

The poultry team will be practicing for the next month to prepare for the Orangeburg County Fair. The horse show team practices AFTER SCHOOL on Tuesdays and Fridays and will be showing the remaining Tall Pines Circuit in ST. GEORGE.

Poultry Team member A. Butler practicing with his hen.
Photo:  Poultry Team member Allen Butler practicing with his hen. 

Visit the state-wide 4-H website.