Newsletter - May 6, 2022
Arapahoe County CSU Extension Office Closed to Walk-in Clients on Fridays

If you have any questions, please feel free to email our staff:
Ethan Cahill -
Shaylen Florez -
Claudia Meeks -
2022 Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to our 2022 Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation Scholarship winners: David Vetter, Sean Landwehr, Celina Raymond, Sydney Raymond and Sloane RaymondClick on the image to the left to read more about these amazing 4-H members.
2022 Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation IVY Winner
Congratulations to Fanny Garber, our 2022 Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation IVY (Important Volunteer of the Year) winner! Click on the image to the right to read more about Fanny's work as a volunteer.

Do you know an amazing volunteer that you would like to nominate? Keep and eye out next year for the nomination information.
May 15
State Conference Registration Deadline
Trainings and Meetings
4-H Question Night
Join us for our next 4-H Question Night which will be held on Thursday June 9 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. This is a chance for you to ask any Fair-related (or any other 4-H) questions you may have. Click on the image to the left to register.
Companion Animal Projects
  • Dog classes with Janele and Briana Caldwell started on Wednesday, October 27 at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds. If interested in the Dog project please be in contact with Janele at or or you can call her at 303-880-5538. She would be happy to provide more details on times. 
Cat Workshop
Our own Shaylen Florez has set up a Cat Workshop with the wonderful Marlena Griesse! Marlena is a 4-H Agent in Otero County and is also the State 4-H Cat Show Superintendent. She knows all things related to cats and showmanship. Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to ask questions, learn more about cats and showmanship.

The Cat Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, May 12 6:30 PM via Zoom. Please click on the image to the left to register for the workshop.
Dog Study Guides are Available!
4-H Dog Members - this year's dog study guides are now available.
FCS & General Projects
Shooting Sports
Shooting Sports Information 2021-2022

Below is the full practice schedule as well as the signup genius that will be used for all of the practices. The address for Sorbers ranch is in the signup genius for reference.

Trap, .22 Rifle, .22 Pistol, Archery, Muzzleloading
Sorbers at 1:00 pm
May 7
May 15
June 4
June 12

Sporting Clays
Kiowa Creek - Saturdays at 9:30 am
May 7
June 4

Golden Gun Club - Sundays at 10:00 am
May 15
June 12

County Shoot: July 9 & 10

Your green practice card must be stamped with the required number of practices attended and 2 fundraising stamps this year to be eligible for county shoot. We will be holding a raffle in 2022! Watch for more info coming soon!
Events for the Horse project have begun! Please click on the image to the left for info on all of the events.

More Opportunities
How Do You Rely on Water Contest
Youth Engaged for Change in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) just launched a creative art contest for youth! Three winners will receive $100 Amazon gift cards. Share your answer to the question: What are the different ways you rely on water on a daily basis or why would you consider a career in water?

Submit ONE of the following:
  • A video essay, featuring acting, singing, poetry, or other spoken word (no more than 1 minute in length)
  • Illustration, such as a graphic design, comic, meme, infographic, animated gif, etc.
  • Photograph
  • Vision board
  • Written essay or poem (no more than 500 words)

The contest is open to anyone who is between 13-24 years of age.

For more information and to submit your entry by May 9, click on the image above.
2022 Fair Information

2022 Arapahoe County Fairbooks

Hardcopies are being distributed to organizational leaders for 4-H families this month. The Fairbook can also be downloaded by clicking here.


FairEntry will open for online entries on June 1, 2022. June 15 is the deadline for fair entries, with a late deadline of June 16 - 22 with a $25.00 fee per 4-H Exhibitor. Starting on June 1, 4-H families can go to to enter. Families will need to click on the green button that says "Sign in with 4HOnline" and enter the same login info they use to log in to their 4HOnline account. Make sure to complete all entries for all exhibitors before hitting the submit button at the end of the process.

Fashion Revue Information

(303) 730-1920
6934 S. Lima St., Suite B
Centennial, CO 80112

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