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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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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. 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:

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

 

4-H Afterschool & Youth Camp


CSU Extension offers an enrichment program for youth featuring STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). Register for the following programs through the Community Center Afterschool program: (303) 582-1453.

Mondays from 4:30-6:00: STEAM activities for youth age 5-8 and 4-H leadership programming for ages 8-18.

Fridays: the day-long camp has outdoor STEAM activities (yes even in winter) and art for all ages from 9:15-11:15.

Tech Time

Join us for Tech Time at the Library!

Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm: kids (age 5-8 up to a maximum of 12 participants) visit the library for tech activities ranging from bridge building to robotic design.

Thursdays 4:30-6:00pm: youth (age 8+ up to a maximum of 12 participants) visit the library for tech activities ranging from robotic design to coding.

Contact Kirsten Springer at kirsten.springer@colostate.edu for more details.

4-H robots