Our Annual Sand Sculpture Contest is going to be held July 26th This year . This is one of the most popular events that is helad at Hunting Island State Park. Watch the website for more information coming soon!
Judging is based on originality, technique and composition and the different categories:
• Sand Fleas (up to 8 years old – Must have an adult as a leader)
• Sand Hoppers (ages 9 –15)
• Sand Tribes (families)
• Sand Shapers (adult or small team of adults)
• Best In Show
The Friends of Hunting Island is an all volunteer organization whose sole purpose is to preserve and maintain the only undeveloped public barrier island in South Carolina. We need only two simple things to provide the services and projects you see described on this website; your participation and your tax-deductible membership fees. For one $40 membership contribution, you and your family can help protect one of our most valuable resources.
Discover Carolina provides students in the lowcountry an opportunity to study their local natural resources in a non-traditional environment while improving upon their academic skills. Local students are fortunate to transform Hunting Island into their own classroom.
Teaching Marine and Barrier Island Ecology to children who have never even seen the beach is a difficult job.. We have the unique opportunity to show them in a living ... More....
The Annual Beaufort Water Festival, held at the Henry Chambers Memorial Park in downtown Beaufort, is one of the biggest events held on Beaufort. FOHI will be there! Come on down to the Festival and learn more about The Friends of Hunting Island and its mission to preserve, protect and enhance the natural and cultural resources of Hunting Island by educating the public and promoting a variety of programs. Look for our booth - you will certainly learn something new about this rich natural resource!
We need only two simple things to provide the services and projects you see described on this website; your participation and your tax-deductible membership fees. For one $40 membership contribution, you and your family can join our Friends organization for one year. All members are encouraged to participate in any of our on-going projects. If you do not wish to join, but want to donate to our efforts, Click here to make a tax deductible donation to FOHI.