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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Denver, Gilpin, Clear Creek, Colorado Mountain to Metro 4-H

4-H Club

Gilpin County has 1 traditional 4-H club that supports a variety of projects including shooting sports, dogs, robotics and more. We typically meet on Tuesday evenings– please contact the Gilpin Archwood club gilpinarchwood4h@gmail.com for more details.

Additionally, Gilpin County partners with Jefferson County 4H so that we can both have the advantages of larger membership and more opportunities — please go to their website for the latest information and updates:

To enroll in 4-H, you should be between the ages of 8 and 18.

4-H Afterschool & Summer Camp

Youth are able to participate twice a week in 4-H programing located at the Gilpin Community Center. These 4-H programs center around fun STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities. Register through the Gilpin County Community Center (303) 582-1453.

Teen Tech Thursdays

Middle and high schoolers, join us every 2nd and 4th Thursday at the Gilpin County Library for Teen Tech Thursdays. Build robots using lego EV3s and tablets while hanging out with friends. Be sure to reserve your spot here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd2nKQtZZqkUSVWVEuYqJggPvwJ5jPfLW0msvA1Qu-3E7K0-w/viewform?c=0&w=1

STEAMing Ahead

Youth, join us every 1st and 3rd Thursday at the Exhibit Barn to “explore your world of possibilities” including science, technology, engineering, art and math projects. Please contact Kirsten Springer kirsten.springer@colostate.edu for more information and class schedules.