Camp Wildwood:  This outdoor environmental workshop is held at King's Mountain State Park in June.  It is for 10th to 12th grade students.  They learn about the diversity of our natural resources through fun activities and the variety of career choices within the environmental field.  The District will sponsor a student if accepted. 

Poster Contest   -  Each year the District sponsors a Poster Contest for Kindergarten thru 3rd grade classes. Posters are class projects.  The winning class receives their choice of a pizza or ice cream party.  

Essay Contest  The Conservation District holds an essay contest each year for grades 4 - 8.  The 2023 topic was Watersheds.  The students' essays investigated how watersheds help us and how our actions affect the watershed.  The County Winner was chosen from all the winners of each grade and the County Winner for 202 was McKayla Stone.

The Teacher of the County Winner was Ms. Stacey Bryant of Hemingway Day School and she will be eligible to receive a cash prize to be used for conservation concerns in her classroom.


Photography Contest - The Conservation District sponsors a photography contest for students in the 9 -12 grades.  Students may enter in any of the four categories: Trees and Plants, Native Wildlife, Landscapes, or Rural Life.     

Senior Conservation Achievement Award - This $500.00 award is available to college bound seniors with an interest in one of the many fields of conservation.   

Earth Day:  Earth Day is April 22 and each year the Conservation District observes it by providing conservation educational information.  The activity booklets that teach about our soils and are distributed to local elementary schools.  

Teacher's Classroom Award - Each year the District offers an award to assist with conservation education in the classroom.  It is available to a 6th grade class.  The award is given to the winning teacher to be used for his or her classroom.  The 2023 winner was Ms. Shywanna Thomas at Hemingway M B Lee Middle School    Ms. Thomas's class took a very educational trip to Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia where they explored animal diversity, structural adaptations, and various animal processes.  They completed a team based scavenger hunt and took the Conservation Around the World tour offered by the zoo.  

4H Camp: 
The District sponsors two students each year to attend 4H Camp.  It is held each summer at Camp Long and Camp Bob Cooper.  Ages 7 - 14 can attend.  Campers activities include swimming, canoeing, high adventure elements and climbing tower, nature hikes and team sports, archery and riflery, nightly skits and games, a dance and talent show and 4H animals.  The week long camp has plenty of fun, friends and adventure.  

Commissioner's School for Agriculture: - This week long program which is held at Clemson University, is for rising 11th and 12th grade students with a genuine interest in the fields of agriculture and natural resources.  The District will sponsor a county student if accepted.


FFA Competition:  Each year the South Carolina Future Farmers of America and Horry Georgetown Technical College host the Wildlife Career Development Event at the HGTC campus.  At this competition over 200 high school students from across the state who are interested in managing our natural resources in the future compete.  The Williamsburg Conservation District assists each year with the competition.

Pickney Leadership Camp:   The 4-H Pickney Leadership Camp is a traditional summer camp for rising 7th and 8th grade students.   It focuses on leadership workshops, team building activities, community engagement and other camp activities.  The District will sponsor students accepted.