Clemson University/Youth Learning Institute
698 Concord Church Rd
Pickens, SC, 29678
Clemson University has been offering experiential education to the youth of South Carolina since 1934. Since that time, Clemson camping has touched the lives of more than 250,000 participants. Initially founded as summer 4-H camps, our mission has expanded beyond traditional programming to include other young people and adults. YLI now operates programs year-round and employs more than 170 staff members.
YLI partners with a extensive organizations, such as the S. C. Department of Social Services, the Coalition for Natural Resource Education, American Diabetic Association, Department of Juvenile Justice, Santee Cooper and Coastal Carolina University to develop and implement youth training and education programs that have a positive impact.
To learn more, teach more and do more to change the culture of youth development.
In the spirit of helping youth, YLI works with dedicated partners and combines resources to create and deliver innovative programs that enhance the lives of all we serve.