4-H Summer Activities are sponsored by Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service and provide day classes and trips designed to encourage youth to learn new things, develop new skills, and explore new interests. The activities are open to all youth ages 5 and older unless outlined in this brochure. Programs are taught and supervised by the CU Cooperative Extension staff and 4-H volunteers. If you have questions about any of the activities, please call 864-984-2514.
FREE 4-H T-Shirt: Register for classes totaling $50 or more by June 1, 2013 and receive a free t-shirt!
Join us for a fun filled day at Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, SC. Learn about all kinds of different animals from around the world. Walk into a kangaroo pen or feed a giraffe. This trip is a sure way to have a exciting outing that your children will learn from and your family will enjoy.
Join us for a horseless horse day camp! Youth will gain knowledge on judging horses, breeds, coloring and crafts. This is great day for you who are begining to get interested in horses.
Learn a little about everything 4-H at this day camp. Get introduced to the animal, science, gardening, and many other projects 4-H has to offer. This is great way to discover new interest while having fun.
A South Carolina tradition for over 50 years, 4-H Summer Camp offers traditional camp activities with plenty of fun, friends and adventure! We offer great overnight camp at a great value. Facilities include recreational building, basketball court, baseball field, an 18-acre pond for swimming and canoeing, team challenge course, climbing wall zip line and hiking trails.
To register for this camp, please visit the Laurens County Extension Office at 219 W. Laurens Street, Laurens, SC 29360 or call at 864-984-2514.
Join the fun! This 4-H camp has tons of hands-on aquatic activities. Learn about things like: Why anyone build a lake? What's the big deal about algae and pollution? What is plantkon and why is it in our lake? Do fun stuff like: Go out on the pontoon, take a canoe trip, collect fish with a seining net, and go swimming every day!
Join us to make new discoveries as we visit The Children's Museum of the Upstate. The museum exists to ignite a passion for learning - empowering all children to discover their full potential and expand their view of themselves and the world around them.
4-H Horsemanship Camp provides youth an opportunity to learn and better techniques of horsemanship while enjoying the fellowship of other 4-H'ers from across the state. The camp is designed to increase horse knowledge and horsemanship skills- from basics for beginning riders to showing techniques for the advance rider.
Take a trip with us to Discovery Island Waterpark in Greenville, SC. During the trip learn interesting and fun water quality lessons lead by the local 4-H agent.
You have set your quest on attending college but you are a little scared about being away from home. Learn simple tasks like where are safe places to make friends, how to cook, how to wash your clothes and other helpful tips before you start your new journey.
The goal of State 4-H Congress - a four day personal development conference - is to motivate teens to expand their 4-H knowledge and leadership skills while celebrating and recognizing teens who "make the best better."
Learn about livestock through hands-on experiences. Youth will learn how to care for and show all different species of livestock. Join us at the Thornwell's Home for Children's Farm as we look into the wonderful world of animal husbandry.