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Camp Harry E. Daniels

Camp Harry E. Daniels

Camp Harry E. Daniels: An immersive nature center for youth and adult learners

Camp DanielsCamp Daniels features over 260 acres of rustic and tranquil camp and retreat setting, situated several yards from Lake Marion; a 150,00 sq. ft leadership center that includes a multipurpose meeting space, research laboratory, art studio, food demonstration lab, classrooms, computer room and offices; and an on-site pond for aquatic activities such as swimming, fishing and kayaking. 

Camp Harry E. Daniels officially opened on June 8, 1949. The historic campsite was developed as a permanent site for South Carolina’s Black 4-H youth. Located in Elloree, South Carolina, the camp bears the name of Harry E. Daniels, who served more than 25 years as state supervisor of Negro Agricultural Extension Work for then-South Carolina State College.

From its inception, Camp Daniels provided resource-limited and underserved youth of South Carolina unforgettable educational and recreational experiences designed to empower and inspire them as influential change-makers in their communities.