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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 through leadership opportunities.

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Competitors from the 2021 C&S Allen Memorial 4H Open Horse Show Series!

Gilpin County has 1 traditional 4-H club that supports a variety of projects including horse, 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.

Gilpin Archwood is hosting their Annual Cody & Shelby Memorial Horse Show/Gymkhana Series June 12th, July17th and August 21st. This year the club has decided to award the all-around rider in each age division a buckle at the series finale show in August! The rider from each division with the most accumulative points from the series will be awarded a buckle. Food will be available for purchase at each show, as well as this years series t-shirt!

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