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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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4-H Club

Gilpin County has 1 traditional 4-H club that supports a variety of projects including shooting sports, dogs, robotics and more. 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:

4-H is open to enrollment for members ages of 8 and 18.

Youth on a 4-H camping trip

4-H Afterschool & Youth Camp

CSU Extension offers an enrichment program for youth featuring STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). We provide the program for Gilpin County Parks and Recreation (GCPR) Youth Camp on Friday mornings throughout the year. Register for the Friday morning (9-11 am) program through  the Community Center After School program: (303) 582-1453.  Also check with  GCPR programming for special events.

CSU Extension may offer special programs by request from other community groups, please call if you are interested in partnering with us 303-582-9106.

4-H robots

Extension Office is Open Under Strict Guidelines

Visits are by appointment only.