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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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Resources for 4-H is where you will find all the relevant information on how to successfully complete your 4-H project. Information on the secretary and treasurer books are also available here. If you have questions or need help, please feel free to contact the Extension office.

Scholarships & Awards
State & National Opportunities
Douglas County 4-H Leadership
Thursday Blast Newsletters
Educational Resources

Dates

2021 Douglas County 4-H Important Dates

 

  • 2020-2021 4-H Dates and Deadlines *Updated 4/1/2021*
        • Please note: In response to COVID-19, events are always subject to change. Please see above calendar and stay tuned to the blast for the most up-to-date information.

Other Calendars:

  • Douglas County Extension Calendar
    • 4-H, Master Gardener, Horticulture, Small Acerage, and anything else our office is working on!
  • Front Range Regional Calendar
    • Looking for other 4-H/Positive Youth Development Opportunities across the entire Front Range Region?  This is a great place to check out whats going on in our area!

Project Resources

Manuals

Animal Project Manuals 
General Project Manuals
Order your manuals at the links above!
Many can also be downloaded for FREE from theCSU website HERE or the Douglas County Website HERE

Record Books

Updated 2020-2021 Record Books will be posted soon! Please use the 2019-2020 for reference when you begin your projects. 

*If you cannot open/print Microsoft files please email Kirsten (Kirsten.cowan@colostate.edu) or Nicole (nicole.speeding@colostate.edu) and they can convert them for you!  

4-H General/Family and Consumer Science/Natural Resources Projects

4-H Animal Project e-Records

  • 4-H Animal Project e-Records
    • Companion Animal eRecord to be used for Cat, Companion Rabbit, Cavvy, Pocket Pets, Llama/Alpaca, etc.
    • Market or Breeding Rabbit should use livestock e-record 

Single Pages
Are now housed within each record book. If you need additional pages copy and print them as you need. If you have questions or problems please call the Extension office 720-733-6940.

4-H Project Tip Sheets

New Members

Comprehensive 4-H Guide

DOUGLAS COUNTY 4-H POLICIES FOR SUCCESS 2020-2021 *Updated 1/8/2021*

4-H Quick Facts

4-H 101 & 102

This year’s sessions have concluded, check out the links below!

4-H 101 ~ Discover 4-H

Find the 101 powerpoint HERE!
Throughout January we host a series of 4-H 101 classes! This is an introductory presentation about what 4-H is all about, how it works and how to join! There will also be a time period for questions. Current 4-H members, families, and leaders will be there provide expert advice!

 

4-H 102 ~ 4-H Projects Explained

4-H 102Find the 102 powerpoint HERE!
Throughout the month of February we host 4-H 102 classes in Highlands Ranch, Parker, and Castle Rock! This session will dive a bit deeper into 4-H projects, the wide variety of options we have, and how to go about choosing and completing a project! Similar to the 101 class, there was a lot of information and some great tidbits shared by our current 4-H members, families, and leaders who attended the meetings! 

 

We look forward to offering our 4-H 101 & 102 classes again in 2022.  For any current offerings in our County and for future dates always check the Douglas County 4-H Dates & Deadlines Calendar found at the link below!

2020 4-H Calendar of Events & Deadlines

 


4-H 201, 202 & 203

4-H 201 ~ 4-H & The County Fair!

An informational session on all you need to know for 4-H participation in the Douglas County Fair!  The ins and outs of the week, what is expected, fun things to do, and more!  Whether you are a graduating senior or a first year member, there is something to be learned!

Be sure to check our calendar for more information about the 2022 dates!

2020 4-H Calendar of Events & Deadlines

 

4-H 202 ~ Livestock at Fair!

An informational session on all you need to know about having livestock at the Douglas County Fair!  What you need to bring, what your responisbilities are, and some things to keep in mind as you are getting your animals ready for July!  

Be sure to check our calendar for more information about the 2022 dates!

2020 4-H Calendar of Events & Deadlines

 

4-H 203 ~ General Projects & Shooting Sports at Fair!

An informational session on all you need to know about completing your General Project and Shooting Sports Project at the Douglas County Fair! We cover: available contests to sign up for, what you need to bring to Exhibit Day, what your responsibilities are, and some things to keep in mind as you are getting your projects ready for July!

Be sure to check our calendar for more information about the 2022 dates!

 


Leaders

Leaders Resources