DeAvin Rencher is a fixture at Uptown Barbers in Central. But he's not a customer or barber. He's a special education major at Clemson University and Call Me MISTER student who works with kids through the Razor Readers program.
More than 250 4-Hers, their family members and Clemson Cooperative Extension agents gathered at the South Carolina Statehouse to share the impact the youth development organization has on their lives. While surrounded by a crowd adorned in 4-H green jackets and four-leaf clovers, the South Carolina House of Representatives voted to recognize March 14 as 4-H Day at the Capitol.
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 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.
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.
Dr. Edmond P. Bowers, assistant professor of youth development leadership at Clemson University, recently served on a conference panel that unveiled a new rating tool designed to help parents select media for children. The panel discussion, “Can Media Teach Character Strengths and Life Skills?,” took place at the SXSWedu® Conference on March 9 in Austin, […]
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.
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.
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.
4-H shooting club competitions strike fear in the heart of every pigeon in earshot, but the real pigeons don’t have to worry. The clay ones, that’s another story.
South Carolina 4-H continues to teach and inspire young people like Emma McDaniel to do great things.
Education, government and nonprofit officials from across South Carolina will gather at Clemson University Monday and Tuesday to address this critical question: How can we help the state's youth succeed?