Child care and activities will be available for children ages 5 through 12 during the Annual Assembly. Please enroll your child(ren) on the Annual Assembly registration form.
You can drop off your children at the child care check-in table located in the third floor rotunda of the Capitol building.
Youth Schedule (Sixth grade and up)
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Religious Liberty: An Awakening for Youth
Religious liberty isn’t only an adult concern, it is a freedom that affects people of all ages. This hands-on workshop will explore ways to better understand religious liberty and the role young Christians can play in exercising this fundamental American freedom.
Presenter: Kristen Bexten, Director of Campus Ministry and Faith Formation, Father Tolton Catholic High School, Columbia, Mo.
11 a.m. – Noon
Legislative Scavenger Hunt
The State Capitol contains a wealth of history about Missouri and the legislative process. What a perfect place for a scavenger hunt! Don’t miss this opportunity to have fun while learning about our state government. Prizes will be awarded.
12:15 p.m. Lunch (free)
1:15 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Join other youth from around Missouri in debating controversial bills that have been discussed in the Missouri General Assembly. Youth are asked to follow all rules and procedures that Missouri Representatives and Senators follow day-to-day in the Missouri General Assembly.