Clemson University


WHEP State Contest will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9AM-3PM  at NWTF Headquarters in Edgefield, SC.

Deadline to register is Friday, April 12, 2019

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


This event is a hands-on contest for youth (ages 9-18) to put their knowledge and skills related to wildlife and habitat management to the test!  Our WHEP State Contest will be held at NWTF in Edgefield, SC.  Lunch and an event t-shirt will be provided to registered participants.  Additional lunches and t-shirts can be purchased for $10 each with registration as needed. 

Youth may register as a team (3 or 4 people per team, $75/team) or as an individual ($20).  The contest is set up for: 

  • Junior Division (9-13 years of age)
  • Senior Division (14-18 years of age) 

Ages are calculated as of January 1, 2019. 

Register Here

For questions and more information, please contact Glenda Lofink at  For WHEP questions related to 4-H, please contact Mallory Dailey at; for WHEP questions related to FFA, please contact Jason Gore at 


Friday, April 12, 2019

Online Registration

Event Type

Cooperative Extension


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

Target Audience

All Audiences



$20 for individual or $75 for teams (3-4 youth per team)

Contact Name:

Glenda Lofink

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