The CSU Extension in Gilpin County helps mountain residents improve their quality of life by offering a website, classes and programs that provide unbiased, research-based information on forestry, wildfire, wildlife, mountain gardening, noxious weeds and many other issues. Through our 4-H programs, we help youth develop life skills and to become more interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning.

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CPR     Rec Center (250 Norton Dr)   FREE   Earn a certificate while you learn CPR and how to use a defibrillator.   MUST RSVP 303-582-9106.
Saturday, July 1  1:00-5:00pm- Full
Saturday, July 22   1:00-5:00pm
Saturday, August 26   1:00-5:00pm- Full

First Aid   Saturday, July 22   9:30-12:30    FREE    Learn all about first aid from our trusted Gilpin County Ambulance Authority. MUST RSVP 303-582-9106

Nature Journaling  Registration required 303-582-9106   $5/class   For adults and families with interested children.
July 6   9:00am-noon
August 9   6:00-8:00pm

Weed ID & Control   Saturday, July 8   2:00pm   Exhibit Barn (230 Norton Dr.)   FREE   Learn what non-native, noxious weeds might be on your property and how to control them in this friendly, helpful class. RSVPs appreciated 303-582-9106.

Youth Events

STEAMing Ahead   Discover science, technology, engineering, art and math. Taught by our 4-H specialist, located at the Gilpin County Library. Register through the Library (303-582-5777).
For ages 8-19, meet every 1st and 3rd Thursday 3:30-5:00
For ages 10+, meet every 2nd and 4th Thursday 3:30-5:00

4-H at the Community Center’s Summer Camp   For youth grades K-5, join us during the Gilpin Community Center’s Summer Camp program. Please contact our 4-H specialist at for more information including exact dates and times.