New Year, New Experiences

February 21, 2024

Check out these learning opportunities available statewide from South Carolina 4-H!

STEM Challenge Day

Mark your calendar for the 2024 Engineering Challenge on April 24th at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds. Team and Individual Challenges for youth ages 9-18 will include Mystery, Robotics, Bridge Building, Coding, Visual Arts, Rocketry, and a new Agri-Science Poster Contest. Youth ages 5-8 may enter the Visual Arts Challenge. To find out more, connect with the Chester County Agent: Abigail Phillips | 803-385-6181.

Physical Activity Project

New for 2024! South Carolina 4-H has created a physical activity project to encourage healthy bodies and minds. Participants log their exercise and connect with other students and learn proper techniques from experts! The project runs from March 4th to May 31st. There will be an Eventbrite link to come for registration.

Also keep your eyes peeled for registration for the Small Garden, Pullet Chain, and Honey Bee Project this spring!

4-H Statewide Programs for 2024

In case you missed it, here are some events that took place this January:

Horse Bowl, Hippology, and Creative Contests:

SC 4-H Horse Bowl and Hippology contests were held Saturday, January 20th at the Anderson County Clemson Extension Office. This annual event allowed South Carolina 4-H members who are 9-18 years old to show off their horse knowledge among their peers. Members with a passion for horses who were looking to improve their skills were able to express it through art in the SC 4-H Horse Creative Contest as well. Categories included drawing, photography, poetry and more!

Pinckney Leadership Roundup

The Pinckney Leadership Roundup was held January 20th at the Brookland Baptist Conference Center in West Columbia. Registration included breakfast, lunch, a t-shirt, and a day of interactive workshops. Through this event, students could connect with like-minded individuals, learn from experienced leaders, and gain valuable insights to enhance their leadership skills. This opportunity was designed to empower middle and high school students to take charge and make a positive impact in their personal lives.


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