Orangeburg County 4-H Clubs

Bowman Dairy Club
Date: Sunday afternoons during Fair season
Ages: 5 and up
Place: Bowman
Activities: Livestock ownership is not a requirement.  A dairy calf from the Thomas' farm will be assigned to each youth and the calf will stay at the farm.  Youth will learn how to be prepare themselves and to prepare animals for Commercial Dairy Heifer Show at Orangeburg County Fair
Leaders: Terry and Hollie Thomas
Phone:  (803) 829-1769

Branchville Livestock Club
Date:  Saturday mornings
Ages: 5 and up
Place: Lockett Elementary School
Activities: Livestock ownership is not a requirement.  Participating youth meet as a club to develop leadership skills, learn about raising and showing animals, and to have fun together.
Leaders:  Matthew Summers and Thad Wimberly
Phone: 803-534-6280

Dorchester Academy After-school Club
Ages: 5 and up
Place: Dorchester Academy Cafeteria
Activities: Introductory 4-H projects, service projects
Leader: Carroll Judy
Phone: 843-636-4077

Orangeburg County Lego Builders - Junior Lego League
Date:  every other Wednesday
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Ages: 5-8
Place: Orangeburg County Extension Office
Activities: Physics and engineering basics, Lego construction and activities, training for First Lego League
Leader: Emily Bonilla
Phone: 803-534-2409

Orangeburg County 4-H First Lego League Team
Date: call the Extension office (they meet often on different days/times according to competition schedule and parents' schedules)
Ages:  9-14
Place:  Orangeburg County Extension Office
Activities: Building and programming Lego robots; competitions
Leader: Brad Holmes

Mid-Carolina 4-H Shooting Sports
Date: Sunday afternoons
Ages: call the leader or the Extension office
Place: Mid-Carolina Gun Club, Kennerly Rd.
Activities: Members learn safety, self-discipline, sportmanship, and the benefits of healthy competition using the disciplines of shotgun, and skeet
Leader: Bernie Till  (803)664-4696

Service Buddies
Date: First Tuesday of every month
Time: 3:15 p.m.
Place: meet at the Orangeburg Extension Office to travel to other locations
Activities: various service projects around the Orangeburg and Calhoun communities
Leader:  Leigh Walker (803)534-6280

Star Center, Edisto District Schools, In-school Club
Date: last Tuesdays
Place: Star Center
Activities: Introductory 4-H
Leader: Belinda Johnson
Phone: 803-534-7661

Swamp Fox Community Club
Date:  Saturday mornings
Ages: 5 and up
Place: Providence United Methodist Church
Activities: 4-H projects, demonstrations, community service
Leader: Claire Mizell
Phone: 803-496-3602

United Hispanics, Edisto School District, After-school Club
Date: 2nd Tuesdays
Ages: 3rd grade and up
Place: Edisto Elementary School
Activities:  Members participate in a variety of science, service and leadership activities.
Leader: Beth Clark
Phone: 803-531-7646

Please note that all dates and times are subject to change.  Call regarding meeting dates.