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.
Eight South Carolina teenagers from across the state earned trips to the National 4-H Congress in Atlanta for their work doing community service, participating in 4-H learning projects and mentoring younger 4-H members. While there, the group participated in community service efforts and educational workshops, and one member played music during the event's dinner gala.
More than 200 second-graders from Kershaw County recently gathered at Belger Farms for “Down on the Farm,” an agricultural event in Boykin designed to both entertain and educate children and adults.
South Carolina 4-H'ers took a national title for the second straight year at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup last weekend in Louisville, Kentucky.
High school students from Florence County will test their culinary skills on a national stage after winning the 4-H Healthy Lifestyles Fitness Challenge last month. York County, Charleston County and Saluda County 4-H members also won awards at the event, which teaches young people about nutrition and active living.
Saluda resident and South Carolina 4-H member Devin Hipp earned the Joe Yeager Spirit of the Invitational award at the National 4-H Forestry Invitational in West Virginia this summer. The award recognizes an outstanding 4-H contestant who takes initiative, shows enthusiasm and leads in academic and social situations.
Some North Charleston children are experiencing nature as never before this week thanks to a new 4-H camp funded by the Disney Conservation Fund. The Charleston Natural Resources Camp will expose 25 North Charleston youth to forestry, water toxicology and wildlife.
South Carolina 4-H members are helping wildlife eat through the stressful summer by planting food with a donation of 500 pounds of seed from Wannamaker Wildlife.
SUMTER COUNTY – As you head off to work on another scorching summer day, you can already see the boredom in your kids’ eyes. But what can you do about it? How about sending them to a Clemson Extension 4-H2O camp at Poinsett State Park? The hands-on, water-based science camp will teach children about their […]
Midlands elementary school students will test their culinary skills and knowledge of nutritional eating and healthy living at the Farm to Five 4-H Healthy Lifestyles Chopped Challenge Tuesday at Spring Hill High School in Chapin.
About 250 children from across South Carolina built robotic cars, weight-bearing bridges, energy-efficient model homes and rockets as part of the 4-H Engineering Challenge sponsored by EnlightenSC. Participation nearly tripled from prior years in the statewide event that engages young people in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).
South Carolina students interested in science and technology will have an opportunity this spring to showcase what they have learned in the classroom. The third 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 18 at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.