Savannah Valley District

Shooting Sports and Natural Resources taught at 4-H Wild at Webb Camp

Shannon Herndon, Senior Extension 4-H Agent Two-thirds of US households have firearms. Youth need to understand firearm safety and how to use firearms correctly. South Carolina 4-H and SC Department of Natural Resources have partnered to offer a weeklong shooting sports and natural resources program held at the Webb Wildlife Center in Garnett, SC, for […]

Jasper County Junior Leadership Program 2023-2024

Felicia C. Cunningham, 4-H Youth Development Agent Junior Leadership Jasper County (JLJC) is a ten-month program in which high school sophomores and juniors are empowered to become trustees of the Jasper County community.  Fifteen students participated in the program.  Youth learned valuable leadership skills throughout the program, including communication, time management, responsibility, etc. The program […]

2024 4-H2O Camp Recap

Madison Parker, 4-H Youth Development & Beatriss Calhoun, Water Resources Agent The 4-H2O Camp hosted by Clemson University Cooperative Extension in Charleston County enjoyed another successful year! This program is designed for youth aged 9-12, the camp offers an immersive exploration of the outdoor world and local watersheds. Each day, participants engage in scientific lessons, […]

Barnwell 4-H Gardens Grow in Schools and in 4-H’ers Backyards

Shannon Herndon, County Extension 4-H Agent Vegetable Gardens, Pollinator Gardens and Backyard Gardens are all a part of the Barnwell County 4-H Gardening Program. Four county schools participate in the School Gardening Project. After teachers have completed a six-week online course in the curriculum, they are eligible to receive garden kits and transplants four times […]

4-H Wild at Webb Camp Teaches Life Skills

Shannon Herndon, County Extension 4-H Agent Seven 4-H’ers from Bamberg County attended Wild at Webb Camp at SCDNR Webb Wildlife Center in Garnett, SC, the week of June 10-14. Lawson Weilnau, Brady Moody, and Paige Ulmer served as CITs (Counselors in Training), washing water bottles, serving meals, and assisting with programs during the week. Youth […]

Celebrating Clemson Extension Employee’s Service Milestones in July 2024

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL UNIVERSITY STAFF WHO ACHIEVED MILESTONES IN THE MONTH OF JULY. HILLARY POPE, AREA LIVESTOCK AND FORAGES AGENT, 7/6/2020 – 4 YEARS BRANDI B. MURDAUGH, ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, 7/8/2019 – 5 YEARS MEGHAN BARKLEY, 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AGENT, 7/2018 – 6 YEARS EACH CELEBRATING YEAR(S) AT CLEMSON UNIVERSITY. Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service offers […]

Savannah Valley Kickoff for 4-H Small Livestock Projects

Dawn Stuckey, 4-H Youth Development Agent – Colleton and Hampton Counties 4-H programs are grounded in the belief that youth learn best by doing. Youth complete hands-on projects in areas like science, health, agriculture, and civic engagement in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive […]

Celebrating Clemson Extension Employee’s Service Milestones in June

Clemson Extension 4-H

Congratulations to All University Staff who achieved milestones in the month of June: Jonathan Croft, Agriculture Extension Agent, June 2, 2006 – 18 years! Karissa Ulmer, District Extension Director, June 5, 2000 – 24 years! Chad Carter, Food Systems and Safety Associate, June 2016 – 8 years! Dawn Stuckey, 4-H and Youth Development Agent, June […]

4-H Embryology Teaches Life Lessons

SHANNON HERNDON, 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AGENT 4-H Embryology to Educate Project was in classrooms in Bamberg & Barnwell County Schools during the month of March. Schools set up incubators with fertilized chicken eggs for 21 days. Students monitored temperature and humidity and recorded daily development. 54 chicks out of 8 incubators went to their new […]

Learning About Our First Responders Continues…

Dawn Stuckey, 4-H Youth Development Agent – Colleton and Hampton Counties Hampton County 4-H Club visited the Hampton Fire Station to learn more about fire safety and the live at the fire station. Hampton County Fire Chief, Greg Cook, Captain Dylan Brabham, and Lieutenant Tyler Nix opened the bays and doors for youth to investigate […]