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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Classes & Events– RSVP’s appreciated (303) 582-9106

Wildfire Preparedness   Saturday, April 21   For information from the class, please visit our wildfire preparedness page

Weed ID and Control  Saturday, July 14   2:00-3:30pm   Exhibit Barn (230 Norton Dr.)  FREE  Learn to ID the noxious weeds growing in your yard and learn how to control them in this friendly class.

Wildflower Seed Sale and Weed Booth at the Gilpin County Fair  August 18 and 19
Exhibit Barn (230 Norton Dr.)

Collecting and Sowing Wildflower Seeds   Saturday, September 15  2-4 pm Exhibit Barn (230 Norton Dr.)  $5

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 Thursday 3:30-5:00.
For ages 5-7, meet every Wednesday 3:30-5:00.

4-H Activities at the Community Center

There are 4-H enrichment times at the Summer Youth Camp at the Gilpin Community Center: While the camp is all day, 4-H will be Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:15 to 11:15, with wildlife, bike skills, hikes, gardening, entomology, fitness and more. Register through the Gilpin Community Center 303-582-1453.