Clemson University



WHEP State Contest

Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 10 AM to 3:30 PM (tentative schedule - PDF 0.1MB)
Nemours Plantation Wildlife Foundation - Yemassee, SC

Register Online by February 28, 2020

State Contest - Junior Guide (ages 9-13 years; PDF 0.2MB)

State Contest - Senior Guide (ages 14-18 years; PDF 0.2MB)

Please note, this is not an event that will be providing custodial care; all youth will be expected to have a parent/guardian or chaperone at the event. 

If you are interested in volunteering at the event, please let us know by filling out this Google Form

WHEP Manual - condensed for South Carolina (link)

Additional Resources:

For WHEP questions related to 4-H, please contact Mallory Dailey at; for WHEP questions related to FFA, please contact Jason Gore at

The Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) is a hands-on environmental education program that provides participants an opportunity to test their wildlife knowledge in a friendly competition, as each state supporting WHEP conducts an annual contest where teams of 3-4 similarly aged individuals gather. 

WHEP is a 4-H and FFA youth natural resource program dedicated to teaching wildlife and fisheries habitat management to junior and senior level (ages 9 - 18) youth in the United States.

What do Participants Study?

  • Learn wildlife terms and concept
  • Learn about wildlife habitat
  • Learn how to judge the quality of wildlife habitat 
  • Learn about wildlife habitat management practices
  • Learn about wildlife damage management


Thursday, February 27

More dates through February 28, 2020

Event Type

Cooperative Extension


Cooperative Extension Service, 4-H Youth Development, Statewide, SC Agricultural Education

Target Audience

General Public



$10 individual or $30 for 3- or 4-person teams



Contact Name:

Mallory Dailey

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