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....
When you purchase a special Friend of Hunting Island plate, we will receive more than $45 of the $50 fee (for two years) for each license plate.. The easily recognized plate, with artwork by local artist Nancy Ricker Rhett, provides greater visibility for the park statewide and identifies you as a "Friend of Hunting Island." ..More..
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.