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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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We offer a variety of programs and lessons that can be adjusted to fit ALL different age groups, we hold our own programs and can also come to your site! We want to work with you! Check out the descriptions of what we offer below. Due to COVID-19, special modifications can be made and pricing is flexible.

Request our presence at your event or discuss additional programming options by giving us a call or sending an email to the address below!
Questions? Call 720-733-6940 or email madelyn.granos@colostate.edu


Featured Program:

A youth emergency preparedness program for youth aged 10-12.
Saturday, October 24th from 9am – 12pm, at Douglas County Fairgrounds
Learn More & Register your Child Here
Questions? Call 720-733-6940 or email nicole.speeding@colostate.edu

Fall 2020

CLICK HERE to request your FALL program now! 

Questions? Contact Madelyn Granos 720-733-6940 or madelyn.granos@colostate.edu

Maps & Apps Kit – $10 – ONLY ONE LEFT!
Have an Extension Agent come in and lead the lesson– $35
Youth will become geospatial thinkers as they design and map their ideal park, use GIS mapping to solve community problems and contribute data about their community to the United States Geological Survey.
Learn More 
Video Explanation Here

Code Your World Kit – $15 – ONLY ONE LEFT in the office!
Have an Extension Agent come in and lead the lesson– $40
Teaches kids ages 8-14 to apply Computer Science to the world around them through hands-on activities. It includes a computer-based activity on Google’s CS First platform and three unplugged activities that bring coding to life through games and interaction.
Learn More
Video Explanation


Mars Base Camp Kit – $23.95 + Shipping
Have an Extension Agent come in and lead the lesson– $50
The race to land humans on Mars is on! This kit is a collection of activities that teaches kids ages 8-14 STEM skills like mechanical engineering, physics, computer science, and agriculture.
Learn More
Buy your own kit here

Agriculture Science – Free 
+$25 with programming for lessons with more equipment
These lessons focus on agricultural history and science! At this time only certain lessons are available for extension-led programming, when requesting this program please specify which lessons you are interested in for your group. Additionally we have a Beef By Products lesson designed for older students, it is not included in the packet. Feel free to reach out to madelyn.granos@colostate.edu
Curriculum only – FREE – Click Here
We have kits for certain lessons ONLY (they are broken down below) 
Egg Parts & Eggs-perimenting with Eggs Kit – $10
Includes additional egg-experiment lessons, paper plates, popsicle sticks, 2 dozen eggs, bottle caps/egg carton slots, plastic covering for splatter. Egg lessons vary slightly then the above curriculum -find the lessons here –> Egg Lesson #1      Egg Lesson #2
Farmers Grow Our Pizza Kit (food not included due to COVID) – $5
Includes 6 carboard felt pizzas (to distribute to small groups) and felt pizza toppings. *This is a reusable kit – You will be responsible for returning the kit within one week of picking it up.
More coming soon!

Activity/STEM Kits
Hands on, fun, engaging activities for youth. These kits are individually packaged per student with all supplies included. Kits come with one activity at a time. Activities include spoon catapults, popsicle stick harmonicas, Alka Seltzer Rockets, Balloon Race Cars and more!
4 Part Kit Series – $1.00/youth
4 Part Kit Series – $1.00/youth + $40

Engineering Activity/STEM Kits
Kits ONLY – $0.25/youth
Kits + Programming – $0.25/youth + $20
Nature Activity/STEM Kits —- COMING SOON!!


Questions?
Contact Madelyn Granos 720-733-6940 or madelyn.granos@colostate.edu

Winter 2020-2021

REGISTRATION FOR THESE PROGRAMS IS NOT YET AVAILABLE
Embryology
– Session #1

Spring 2021

REGISTRATION FOR THESE PROGRAMS IS NOT YET AVAILABLE
Embryology
– Session #2
                          Session #3
                          Session #4
                          Session #5

Summer 2021

REGISTRATION FOR THESE PROGRAMS IS NOT YET AVAILABLE
KITS

 

Extension Programs are available to all without discrimination. If you need special accommodation(s) to participate in the event listed, please contact Madelyn Granos, madelyn.granos@colostate.edu or 720-733-694. Your request must be submitted at least 10 days in advance of the event.

 

Douglas County 2020 4-H Calendar