South Carolina youth participate in cooking camps, hosted by Clemson University 4-H and the Greenville Health Systems.
More than 100 young people from across South Carolina, along with county agents and advisors, gathered at Clemson University Friday night for the Clover Awards Banquet, a culmination of the 54th Annual 4-H Congress.
The widow of Sen. Clementa Pinckney challenged a group of South Carolina 4-H students on campus to return home and strive to improve their communities as her late husband did. "Go back home and be the mentor, be the role model, and be the next Clementa C. Pinckney," Jennifer Pinckney said at the conclusion of the inaugural 4-H Clementa Pinckney Leadership Conference at Clemson University.
Clemson Cooperative Extension agents with expertise in horticulture and 4-H Youth Development will be featured presenters at the American Horticultural Society’s National Children & Youth Garden Symposium July 13-16 in Columbia.
High school sophomores and juniors from across South Carolina will convene on the campus of Clemson University next week for a weeklong leadership conference named for the late Sen. Clementa Pinckney.
The 2016 Sparkleberry Fair was held April 30 on the expansive grounds of Clemson University’s Sandhill Research and Education Center. The festive extravaganza featured about two dozen educational exhibits hosted by Clemson Cooperative Extension.
The statewide 4-H Engineering Challenge utilizes students’ skills in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, in several fun and engaging competitions that promote teamwork, sportsmanship, perseverance and learning. Students from across South Carolina won competitions in robotics, bridge building, rocketry and more.
Fourteen South Carolina 4-H’ers gathered for an extended weekend of forestry facts and fun at the South Carolina 4-H Forestry Clinic March 11-13 at the S.C. Department of Natural Resources' Webb Wildlife Center in Garnett
Nicholas Stalford of York County and Myles Hutton of Pickens County won the 2015-2016 South Carolina 4-H Wildlife Food Plot Project. For the project, 4-H members plant and grow food for wildlife and are judged based on their plots’ productivity and their plot-management records. Youth learn to identify different types of plants and signs of wildlife associated with the food plot.
More than 200 4-H members, volunteers and instructors visited the state capitol recently to show state leaders the impact 4-H has on South Carolina youth.
PENDLETON, SC—Clemson University hosted the 2016 4-H State Dairy Judging Contest at the T. ED Garrison Arena on March 4th. The event featured over 80 4-H and FFA members, where youth members were tasked with judging four classes of dairy cattle in each of the breeds represented at the Clemson University Spring Dairy Show: Jersey, […]
Numerous foundations and partners across the state have signed on to support South Carolina 4-H Science on the Move, a statewide Clemson University Cooperative Extension program that fosters young peoples’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). 4-H Science on the Move works with schools, after-school programs and community organizations, traveling the state with educational materials and activities to teach students to build air-powered paper rockets, for example, or electrical circuits, among other activities.
South Carolina students interested in science and technology will have opportunity this spring to showcase what they have learned in the classroom. The fourth annual S.C. 4-H Engineering Challenge, sponsored by EnlightenSC, offers students ages 9-19 a chance to participate in a multi-challenge competition April 9 at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College. Organizers created the event to spur students’ interest in STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering and math.
South Carolina 4-H members received hands-on lessons in cooking and exercise from chefs and nutrition experts at the recent 4-H Healthy Lifestyles Summit. Selected Summit attendees will work with South Carolina chefs at 4-H camps this summer to teach other South Carolina young people what they learned at the Summit. The camps, underwritten by a grant from WalMart, will take place between June and August and are open to children aged 9 to 14.
Public speaking and presentation are two skills youth learn while in the South Carolina 4-H program that will benefit them throughout their lives. They will have a chance to show off these skills during the 4-H Midlands Region Presentation Contest Feb 27.