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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Time to Eat, Sleep, and Repeat 4-H!

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The 4-H season kicks off each year in October, and Colorado issued an official proclamation recognizing National 4-H Week October 3-9, 2021. On Wednesday, October 13, several Elbert County 4-H members gave a presentation to the Elbert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), sharing the diverse experiences of junior to senior age members. 


Martial Obrecht, Mercy Obrecht, Dominic Richey, and Josie Thomas shared their gratitude to the Commissioners for the County’s continued support of 4-H and the Colorado State University Extension.
The culture of Elbert County 4-H highly values building relationships with all 4-H families and partnerships, including the BOCC, Extension professionals and Elbert County volunteers (fair board, market sale committee, advisory committee, 4-H leaders and more!) As a result of these partnerships, 4-H youth learn leadership, citizenship, life skills and more.


4-H Promo Hour

Want to learn more about 4-H? Save the date and attend an informational hour with 4-H club leaders and representatives on Saturday, November 13, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Elbert County Fairgrounds agricultural building bay. Come with questions and learn about all aspects of 4-H. This is an especially great opportunity for families who are new to 4-H and want to learn more. If you are new to Elbert County or just new to 4-H, we look forward to visiting with you! 

Enroll in a 4-H Program 

Enrollment is now open for new and returning 4-H participants across the state. Visit to get started or call Elbert County Extension at 303-621-3162 for more information.

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