2020 Extravaganza Update
Extravaganza will be advertised to the public this year with event hours from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Please note that two events are happening for 4-H members only PRIOR to 10 a.m.
  • Shooting Sports Safety Orientation: 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • MQA: Available from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

We are excited to have Farm to Truck at Extravaganza this year to sell breakfast and lunch items throughout the day, featuring food that is sourced by our neighboring farmers in Colorado. Check them out on social media @farmtotruckco and plan to support local agriculture! 
Attention High School Seniors!
The time is now to apply for the Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation college scholarship. All applications are DUE by 2/1/20. Late applications will not be accepted. Click on the image to the left for more info and the application. Scroll down to Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation Scholarship and click on the link.
2020 IVY Nominations Being Accepted

Every April, the 4-H Foundation presents an Important Volunteer of the Year (IVY) Award to an individual who has gone above and beyond to support Arapahoe County 4-H. Nominations may be made by anyone in the 4-H community.

Nominees may be 4-H leaders, members of the Fair committee involved with 4-H exhibits, Foundation members, or members of an advisory group involved with 4-H. Nominees should be highly involved with 4-H club activities, and volunteerism in county, district, state and national programs is also considered. Nominations are due February 14 to Kathy McDaniel. Click on the button below for more information and the form.
Citizenship Washington Focus
Attention 4-H members ages 15 - 18 (as of December 31, 2019)! Information was emailed out on 1/7/2020 to members for the 2020 Citizenship Washington Focus trip. There is an application process within the County and you will have to interview with the Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation CWF committee. Our Foundation selects 1 - 2 members to represent Arapahoe County for the trip. The application deadline is 1/21/2020 in 4HOnline. The interview date is set for Monday, 1/27/20, in the evening. The exact times are TBD. The interviews will be held at the Arapahoe County CSU Extension Office. Late applications will not be accepted.
Shooting Sports News
If you are in a Shooting Sports project, you need to know this info. There are details on the following topics:
  • Mandatory Safety Meeting
  • Practice Schedule
  • Friends of the NRA Banquet
  • County Shoot
  • Leader Trainings
Click on the image to the right to see all updated info.
Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Thank You Notes
This is yet another reminder that ALL Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion award recipients (jackets and hoodies) are to write thank you notes to the Arapahoe County Fair Committee. Those are to be mailed to our address: 6934 S. Lima St., Ste. B; Centennial, CO 80112. Please put attention Fair Planning Committee on the envelope. As of the creation of this newsletter, they have only received about 15 thank you notes! Arapahoe County 4-H members, you can and should do better than this, especially if you wish to keep receiving these awards.
Volunteer Incentive Program
Due to budget constraints, our Volunteer Incentive Program is being discontinued. Thanks for all of your participation last year and keep an eye out for future volunteer recognition opportunities!
Front Range 4-H Activity Calendar
Are you interested in finding 4-H events outside of Arapahoe County? A new Front Range 4-H activity calendar has been created! Click on the image to the left to view it. You can then save the site to your web favorites.
Returning Member & Cloverbud LATE Enrollment Period ($25 late fee assessed)
December 2, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline
February 1, 2020
CWF Interviews
January 27, 2020 - Evening (Time TBD) - Arapahoe County Extension Office

Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation Scholarship Interviews
February 20, 2020 - Evening (Time TBD) - Arapahoe County Extension Office

Click on the dates below for more info.
Consumer Choices Contest

Creative Cooks Contest

Speech and Demonstrations Contest

Cake Decorating Contest
May 22, 2020
Project Updates
**Please note - the State Office is in the process of updating their website and if the links on our website do not work, this will be why. Once the State completes their site, we will then be able to update our links.
(303) 730-1920
6934 S. Lima St., Suite B
Centennial, CO 80112

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