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Cooperative Extension: SC Agricultural Education

Greenhand Camp

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ffa agricultural education

Registration is limited to 150 individuals.

February 8-11, 2024


Greenhand camp is for 9th grade or 10th grade first year FFA members.

This program focuses on highlighting introductory level leadership development, banquet planning techniques and cooperative learning.

The State FFA Officer team will be facilitating workshops to develop members capacity to be impactful in their chapter.

Under 3-Week Cancellation Fee: If you cancel under 3 weeks before the start of camp or are a no-show for camp, you will be charged full price for registration. We recommend filling spots in your chapter to avoid this fee and give more students a chance to experience camp.

Learning and Competency Objective

Organize components of a banquet that will be held during camp

Discover ways to work with peers in various team settings

Simulate various Career Development Events (CDE)

Set goals for participation in home, school and community

Articulate the importance of possessing positive leadership attributes


Day 1

8:00 PM Welcome to Greenhand Camp
8:30 PM Chapter Dodgeball Tournament
10:30 PM In Cabin
11:00 PM Lights Out

Day 2

7:45 AM Advisors Meeting Cafeteria
8:00 AM Flag Raising
8:15 AM Breakfast
9:15 AM Banquet Planning Committee Meeting
10:15 AM CDE Experience
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Meeting in Gym
1:15 PM Banquet Planning Committee Meetings
2:15 PM Leadership Workshop
6:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Depart for Chapter Choice Outing
10:30 PM In Cabin
11:00 PM Lights Out


Day 3

8:00 AM Flag Raising
8:15 AM Breakfast
8:30 Meeting in Gym
9:00-12:00 PM Mini CDE’s (do 7 rotations with 6 CDE’s = 1 break period)
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Banquet Planning Committee Meeting
2:30 PM Wonderworks
4:00-5:00 PM Final Banquet Planning
6:00-8:00 PM Mock Banquet
8:00-10:30 PM Evening Activities: Sports/BonFire/Chapter Time
10:30 PM In Cabin
11:00 PM Lights Out

Day 4

7:00 AM Flag Raising
7:15 AM Chapter Pictures
7:30 AM Breakfast
*Cabins will need to be inspected by camp staff before departure.

SC FFA Leadership Center
SC FFA Leadership Center | 1069 FFA Circle Drive, N. Myrtle Beach, SC 29582