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 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 OPEN HOUSE   Join us Wednesday, October 17 to discover all the opportunities 4-H in Gilpin County has to offer. The open house will begin at 5:00pm with a potluck to follow at 6:00pm all at the Exhibit Barn (230 Norton Dr.).

4-H Afterschool & Summer Camp

Summer 4-H STEAM Programs
CSU Extension offers an enrichment program for youth featuring STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) focused activities. Join us Mon & Tues from 9:15-11:15.
Wildlife, Bike Skills, Hikes, Garden, Entomology, Fitness and much more.
Register through the Gilpin County Community Center (303) 582-1453. A full day is $35, a 2 hr 4-H session is $6.

Learn more about other opportunists for youth in Gilpin County.

Teen Tech Time

JOIN Teen Tech Time at the Library! Wednesday~ 4:15-5:45 for ages 5-7 and Thursday ~ 4:15—6:00 for ages 8-18 at the Gilpin County Library.

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