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Kit Carson County 4-H serves residents of Kit Carson County, Colorado. The program has over 190 youth members and 80 adult volunteers working to meet the 4-H motto, “Making the Best Better“.

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COVID-19 Updates

 Colorado 4-H requires all activities that can be completed in a virtual manner to be done virtually. Certain approved events will be face-to-face but require the Extension Agent to send in a plan for approval by CSU Extension. In person event that are approved will follow the local Kit Carson County health guideline.


4-H Online Volunteer Training

The Colorado 4-H has introduced new online training modules. All new 4-H Volunteers must complete this online training. It is highly encouraged that all current volunteers also complete the online training. Here is the link to the instructions for completing the online training: Colorado 4-H Volunteer Training

KCC 4-H Policies

Kit Carson County 4-H follows the policies of the Colorado 4-H and also has policies specific to Kit Carson County 4-H. Here is a list of those specific policies:

KCC 4-H Activity Registration Policy

KCC 4-H MQA Requirements 

For 2020, Meat Quality Assurance (MQA) will only be done by new livestock members. If you have a livestock project and have never completed the MQA program, please click on the link below. It contains a slide show of information for you to review and at the end is a link to the test to complete your MQA training. 

Junior (Ages 8-11) Online MQA with Test Link

Intermediate/Senior (Ages 12-18) Online MQA with Test Link


KCC 4-H Council


Approved Meeting Minutes           April 15, 2019

Recent Meeting Agenda                 September 16, 2019

Recent Meeting Minutes                September 16, 2019



Animal Antibiotics Rules for 2017 and Beyond

There are some new rules concerning antibiotics available for use in livestock. Refer to the resources below for information on how this rule will affect 4-H livestock projects.

New Rules for Medicated Livestock Feed and Water – by KCC Extension

Youth Livestock Blog

The Blue Ribbon Youth Livestock Blog gives tips, advice and suggestions to 4-H members regarding livestock projects. Content comes from area 4-H agents and guest contributors. The link can be found on the left column of GPA web pages or go directly to:

The Blue Ribbon – Youth Livestock Projects 


4-H Horse Project Forms

     KCC 4-H Horse Project ID Form Due May 1st

     KCC 4-H Horse Project Lease Affidavit Due May 1st

     Sample Leases: Simple or Detailed

4-H Level Testing

All Levels Riding Test Score Sheets and Written Test Study Guides are available HERE on the 4-H Horse page.

Horse Levels Rater Training

All Horse Level Rater Training registrations will be through 4H Online. Flyers will be added when received.

Horse Shows, Clinics and Contest

Shooting Sports