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The Gunnison County Extension office provides assistance and programs for citizens in five main areas: Agriculture, Horticulture, Family and Consumer Science, Natural Resources and 4-H Youth Programs.

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Run for Council Officer

Want to develop stronger leadership skills and take your 4-H experience to the next level?  Consider running for a Council Officer position!  Elections will take place on October 16 at 6:30 at the monthly Council meeting.  Positions available include President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Game Leader.  To run for office, fill out a Council Application.  Be ready to turn in your application and deliver a brief campaign speech at the Council meeting.

Council Officer Expectations

End of Year Awards

Clubs can nominate a candidate for member of the year.  You can also nominate yourself.  There is a $100 award for Junior, Intermediate, and Senior members.  All candidates must turn an application in to the Extension office by October 16.  Applications can be picked up at the Extension office or downloaded below.  Outstanding members are chosen by a committee.

Club of the Year

Leader of the Year Form

Outstanding Intermediate

Outstanding Junior

Outstanding Senior

Krisjan Harnish Horseman Award

Colorado Leadership Conference

When:  November 1-3, 2019

Where:  Glenwood Springs

Who:  4-H members in Grades 6-9

What:  Come and join your 4-H friends at CLC to see how you can put 4-H into action!  The conference will feature several hands-on workshops to develop your skills in communication, teamwork, critical thinking, and social skills.  Bring a friend or two to join the fun and fellowship!

Please register early at  Once the 4-H year rolls over, you will need to enroll in 4-H before you can register for this event.  Early registration is open until September 27.  It will open again October 15-18.

For more information, contact Erin Durant at