Pamela Ardern

Pamela ArdernProgram Leader, 4-H Youth Development 

Phone: 864-650-0295


Ph.D. Education – Clemson University
M.S. Home Economics – Oklahoma State University
B.S. Home Economics – Oklahoma State University                                               

Service at Clemson University:

State 4-H Program Leader, 2010-present
Director of Curriculum Development, State 4-H Leadership Centers, 1992-2010
County 4-H Extension Agent, Sumter County, 1985-1992


Direct 4-H programs across South Carolina delivered by county 4-H agents and parent volunteers to more than 64,000 youth (K-12) and their families each year.

Programs are tailored to youth interests in each community and include agriculture, natural resources and environmental stewardship; as well as science, technology and engineering; healthy lifestyles; and leadership, personal development and citizenship.

Professional Societies:

National Association of Extension 4-H Agents
South Carolina Association of Extension 4-H Agents 

Honors and Awards:

4-H ASA Award - 1989
4-H Distinguished Service Award – 1992
Clemson University Cooper Extension Service Superior Service Award – 1989
North Carolina Extension Leadership Institute 1999
National Institute for Youth Development 1989-1992

Extension Program Links:

4-H Youth Development