CSU Extension

Contact Us

  • Phone: 970-328-8630

    CSU Extension
    P.O. Box 239
    441 Broadway
    Eagle, Colorado 81631-0239 

    extension@eaglecounty.us

Events and Opportunities

4-H Clover 4-H Events and Youth Leadership Development Opportunities 
    

Eagle County Fair and Rodeo Schedule 

National Western Stock Show Catch-a-Calf Program
Every January, the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) Catch-a-Calf Program offers 4-H members a unique opportunity to catch a calf at the NWSS and return the following year to show that steer at the NWSS. In 2018, there were 40 steers awarded to participants who successfully caught a calf during one of the Rodeo Performances at the NWSS. Youth must be 12 years old by Dec. 31, 2017 and currently enrolled in the 4-H program.  

2019 Leadership Development Conference
The annual LDC conference will be held January 26-28, 2019 in Denver at the Renaissance Hotel. Registration opens December 4 and closes January 10. LDC is a fun, educational weekend promoting leadership development and community service. The event is open to senior 4-H youth ages 14-18.  Total cost (includes registration, lodging, transportation and meals) is $215.00.  Contact Jenny to learn of possible scholarship opportunities.  This conference is in conjunction with the annual “4-H Day at the Capitol” (Monday, January 28) where members are present during the Proclamation for Colorado 4-H Day.  If interested in this memorable conference, give Jenny a call. (970) 328-8631  

Youth Fest – February 8-10, 201 

4-H members who are ages 9-13 as of 12/31/18 are invited to attend 4-H Youth Fest in Larkspur, CO.  This is an exciting event filled with fun and learning with other 4-H members from all across Colorado.  Be sure to let Jenny know if you would like to attend (before January 19).  Cost is $120.  If interested, give Jenny a call. (970) 328-8631

District Retreat March 8-10, 2019
District Retreat is open to 4-H members 10-18 years of age and is held right down the road in Glenwood Springs.  Junior members will attend really cool workshops that focus on leadership, creativity and science. Senior members will break off and do activities associated around a Senior Think Tank where they will work together on a leadership project.  You will listen to a really neat motivational speaker, go to a dance, watch a movie, enjoy the rec center, and meet other 4-H members from around Northwestern Colorado.  The registration packet will be out in January.  

Colorado Leadership Camp
The Colorado Leadership Conference (CLC) was held in Glenwood Springs, Nov. 2-4, 2018 at the Marriott and Residence Inn. 4-H members will spend the weekend attending workshops, listening to speakers and participating in a community service activity. 
Cost to attend is $135 which includes lodging, meals, transportation and activities.  

4-H Scholarships
The purpose of these scholarships is to help youth meet higher educational and career goals. Eagle County high school juniors and seniors are eligible to apply for 4-H scholarships. Applicants for these scholarships must have completed at least three years in the 4-H program, including the year prior to the year in which they apply for the scholarship. Applicants must exhibit at the Eagle County Fair and meet project requirements and scholarship application guidelines

Greg Burton Memorial Scholarship: 
This $2,000 scholarship has been established in honor of the spirit of the youth who are dedicated and involved with 4-H, agriculture and the western way of life. 

Sam Kuntz Memorial Scholarship: 
Mr. Joe Kuntz of Greeley offers a 4-H Scholarship of $1,500 in memory of his late father and past Eagle County Extension Agent, Sam Kuntz. Leadership development opportunities are available through the Colorado 4-H Program, with something for all ages and interests.

Eagle County 4-H Scholarship
Eagle County offers two (2) $2000 scholarships to deserving Eagle County 4-H members.Ten Eagle County 4-H members applied for a scholarship offered through the Eagle County 4-H program (RMOF funds) and Joe Kuntz, private donor. Interviews were held May 1.

Special thanks to the interview committee: Joe Kuntz, Andrea Draper, Bennett Pollack, Scott Griffin and Karen Wood. 

2018 Scholarship Results
Sam Kuntz Memorial 4-H: Jenna Applegate - $2,000
Sam Kuntz Memorial 4-H: Adie Lengel - $2,000
Sam Kuntz Memorial4-H: Randi Ponce - $2,000
Sam Kuntz Memorial 4-H: Taylor Calton - $500
Sam Kuntz Memorial 4-H: Michael Gorla - $500
Sam Kuntz Memorial 4-H: Cole Hobbs - $500
Sam Kuntz Memorial 4-H: Sofia Piliero - $500
Eagle County 4-H: Joseph Emmer - $2,000
Eagle County 4-H: Anna Gongaware - $2,000
Greg Burton Memorial 4-H: Calley Gottbehuet - $2,000

Congratulations to these outstanding 4-H youth!