The Arapahoe County CSU Extension Office is currently open via appointment only. Please email staff members to set up appointments for meetings or if you have questions.
Ethan Cahill –
Shaylen Florez –
Claudia Meeks –
Jean Walton –
Arapahoe County 4-H Open Horse Show
The button above will take you to the show bill for our Arapahoe County 4-H Open Horse Show on Saturday, June 5th. Below you will find the button that will take you to the pre-entry form. If you have any questions, please email
Virtual Escape Room!
On May 20th, the Denver 4-H STEM AmeriCorps member will be offering a digital escape room experience: “EGYPT ESCAPE”. Because this is an online activity, they would love for youth in counties across the state to participate with them! Egypt Escape is an online STEM based activity where participants will learn various STEM concepts associated with the Egyptian pyramids as they navigate through a series of clues to solve puzzles and unlock the mysteries of the pyramids. Join them for their FREE digital Escape Room activity, EGYPT ESCAPE, and experience Egypt like you have never done before! 

Some important things to know and share:

When is it: May 20th at 4 p.m. – participants will have about 30 minutes to escape the room!
Who can attend: ANY YOUTH IN COLORADO between the ages of 8 and 12. The activities are geared towards this age range however siblings and other family members are welcome to join as well! Space is limited to 20 slots.
How much does it cost: There is no cost, it is FREE!
What will you need: Just a computer and the internet! A computer is the best device as this activity will be delivered through Zoom and use Google Slides.
Where: Online – participants will receive a link once they have registered.
Participants can register anytime between now and May 19th by clicking on the image above. Registration will remain open until they fill all 20 slots. They will also be sharing soon on their social media so stay tuned – you can find them on Instagram@denver4h or on our CSU Denver Extension Facebook page.

If you or any families you know have questions, feel free to reach out to either their 4-H STEM AmeriCorps member, Sunny Arbogast at or Jenia Hooper at
Join us for an upcoming Baker’s Night

This event is FREE and open to both 4-H members and non-members. A link to the registration can be found by clicking the image above.

No Bake Cookies – Friday, May 28 at 5:00 PM
2021 Arapahoe County Fair

Heads up 4-H Families! The time to enter your projects for the 2021 Fair is approaching. FairEntry will open for entries on 6/1/21.

Once you have submitted your entries, you must confirm that they were received with Jean. When the time comes, you can email her at to confirm your entries. We don't want anyone to miss out because they thought they completed all the steps and didn't really get them all done.

Attention FCS and General 4-H Families!
Please know that we are planning for plan A where the FCS and General judging will take place in-person with safety protocols that follow Tri-County Health requirements. This is exciting news for us as we were unable to do in-person last year and had to turn to virtual. I know that the judges are looking forward to getting back to our county. Please make sure that you are working on your projects and not waiting until the last minute to complete before fair. You will need to make sure and get your entries submitted on Fair Entry beginning June 1!
A Parade of Fashion
Calling all Beginning Clothing STEAM 1, Clothing STEAM 2, Advanced Clothing STEAM 3, Recycled Clothing, Upcycle Your Style, Artistic Clothing, Buymanship, wearable Heritage Arts projects and Cloverbud members! Please join us for the 2021 Arapahoe County Fashion Revue. An email was sent to eligible members from Shaylen with all the info, but if you need it again, click on the image to the right and scroll down to Resources. The deadline to enter is 6/18/21.
Shooting Sports

Please note that all members will need to use Signup Genius to register for ALL shooting sports dates! Click on the image above to register.  
All disciplines 1pm:
June 5, 13- Sorbers
Extra shotgun practices- times/locations vary:
May 16- GGC skeet 3pm
June 5- Kiowa Creek sporting clays 9:30am
June 13- Byers Trap range 1:30pm
June 26 and 27 (8-4pm tbd) COUNTY SHOOT
MQA Training!!!
REMINDER: Members enrolled in any livestock project will need to complete an MQA training if the 2020-2021 4-H year is their first year in a new age group. Please click on the correct link above to access the MQA Training you need to complete. Members will need to complete the quiz using the link at the end of the presentation with a score of 80% or above. Please send an mail with a copy of the conformation screen showing the passing score to

The MQA Training must be completed no later than June 1st to be eligible to compete at the 2021 Arapahoe County Fair
Urban Ranchers Day Camp
June 15-18
Arapahoe County Fairgrounds
Join us for a fun filled ag adventure for youth ages 8-13.
The Urban Ranchers Day Camp brings the farm to urban kids. Youth learn first-hand about agriculture, livestock, and animal care and husbandry. Youth will learn how to care for and handle several animals throughout the camp - such as chickens, cows, horses, goats, sheep, and llamas. Camp counselors will lead daily games and projects which will help youth explore where their food comes from. Camp registration is $100 and limited to 15 youth. Click on the image above for more information or to register.
If you are interested in serving as a youth counselor (ages 14 and up) email Claudia at
The 2021 Arapahoe County 4-H Fairbook has been posted on our website. Please click on the button below to go to our Arapahoe County Fair webpage. Scroll down to Resources and click on the link there.
2020 - 2021 E-Records Available
The 2020 - 2021 E-records are now available to download. Click on the image to the left to go to the State website where you can download your E-Records.
Arapahoe County 4-H Dog Fun Match - May 8, 2021 - Fairgrounds

Arapahoe County 4-H Virtual Cake Deco Contest - May 21, 2021 

4-H Baker's Night - No-Bake Cookies - May 28, 2021
2021 4-H Achievement Program Award Application Deadline - Friday, August 27, 2021 - More info to come.

Project Completion Deadline (for those 4-H Members NOT participating in the 2021 Arapahoe County Fair) - Thursday, September 30, 2021.
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