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Welcome to the CSU Extension Office in Douglas County. Our goal is to assist you with any questions you may have whether it is about gardening, wildlife, 4-H or any other needs.

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Douglas County 4-H Projects

A basic principle of the 4-H program is that learning occurs best through direct experience. There are over 60 project areas available, including Dogs, Horses, Livestock, Electricity, Rabbits, Clothing, Knitting, Foods, Leadership, Model Rockets, Poultry, Woodworking, Wildlife, Shooting Sports, Photography, Entomology, and Gardening (to name a few) where each child can find an area of personal interest. Find information about various projects and related workshops listed below.

Companion Animals Basic iconCompanion Animals
Rules and Regulations, Events and Other Resources for Dogs, Cats and Rabbits

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Horses
Rules and Regulations, Testing, Events and Other Resources.
Livestock Basic IconLivestock
Rules and Regulations, Testing, Events and Other Resources.
Shooting Sports Basic iconShooting Sports
Certifications, Release and Certification Forms, Shooting Events.
Family and Consumer Sciences Basic IconFamily & Consumer Sciences
Clubs and Projects, Contest Results, Information about General and Science Programs.
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Clubs and Projects, Contest Results, Information about General and Science Programs.

Douglas County 4-H Contests

In addition to projects, 4-H also has a variety of contests!  Members participate in Contests locally in Douglas County and can qualify for Sate contests!

Super Saturday Basic iconSuper Contest Week
"Super Saturday" is back and better than ever! Join us for Super Contest Week to enjoy a week full of awesome digital contests
Monday May 18th ~ Cake Decorating Contest
Wednesday May 20th ~ Creative Cooks Contest
Thursday May 21st ~ Speech & Demo Contest
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More Information Coming Soon
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More Information Coming Soon

Douglas County 4-H Activities

*MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON*


Douglas County Fair

The fair provides youth with the opportunity to showcase their projects.

Info Sessions about 4-H at Fair:

  • 4-H 201 ~ Intro to all things Douglas County Fair!
    • Tuesday April 14th 6-8pm in Kirk Hall on the Douglas County Fairgrounds
    • Introduction any and all things Fair related!  No matter if you are a general project kid, livestock, first year member, or 15 year veteran.  
  • 4-H 202 ~ Animal & Livestock Families
    • Tuesday May 12th 6-8pm in Kirk Hall on the Douglas County Fairgrounds
    • A deep dive into the logistics of having animals at Fair and more information about the livestock sale.

*2020 Douglas County Fair Information Coming Soon!*

DC Fair Schedule
DC Fair Junior Division Rules
2020 Exhibitor Packet
Entry Information
Camping Registration Form
Livestock Sale Facts Brochure