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The Chaffee 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.

Chaffee County 4-H Club Program   arrow

Chaffee & Lake Counties Club Locations:

Chaffee County 4-H Clubs:

Chaffee County has 8 community 4-H Clubs that meet in Salida, Buena Vista, and in Leadville.  Contact us to see which clubs meet closest to you and match your interests the best.  Plan to visit the club during a regular meeting as a guest to see if that club is a good match.


Broken Arrows 4-H Club:

  • Leader: Anita Harvey
  • Does a wide variety of projects such as foods, crafts, and shooting sports. Can support small animals, goats, and sheep. Club members are all ages. Check with leader for meeting time and location.

Buena Vista:

Hub Livestock 4-H Club:

  • Leaders: Michele Anderson
  • general club for members of all ages whose members do livestock projects, shooting sports, many general projects, and who have a focus on leadership. Meets the second Sunday of the month.


Imagine That 4-H Club:

  • Leader: Adrienne Weber
  • Club with both young and teen members. Leaders and parents can support sewing, heritage arts, visual arts, as well as large and small animal projects. Meets the second Sunday of the month at 3:30 pm at the Fairgrounds.

Mountain Explorers:

  • Leaders: Barbara Jones & Elizabeth Leon
  • In-town club that focuses on STEM projects, and small animal projects (chickens, rabbits). Club usually meets the 4th Sunday of the month at the First Presbyterian Church on Poncha Blvd.

Mount Shavano Rangers:

  • Leader: Sarah Pridemore
  • Club with members of all ages. Members do horse, beef, other livestock and small animal projects. Club meets the second Monday of the month at the Fairgrounds at 6:00 pm. Cloverbuds is available if older brother and sisters are in the club.

Paw Prints:

  • Leader: Nancy Roberts
  • Member both young and older do a wide variety of projects such as the dog project, entomology, robotics and shooting sports. Usually meets the 1st Sunday of the month at the Fairgrounds.

What is a project 4-H Club?

In a Project Club, members meet regularly to learn about a special area of interest. Examples of project clubs in Chaffee County include: horse and shooting sports. Project clubs meet in addition to a member’s home club (community club).  Any member wanting to participate in these specialized project clubs must also participate in the community club. To join the shooting sports or horse project club contact our office!

Interested in joining a club? Contact the club leader to learn more and come to a meeting!