Child care and activities will be available for children ages 5 through 12 during the Annual Assembly. Please enroll your child(ren) on your 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 (6th grade and up)
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Stream Ecology and Stewardship
Streams are important ecosystems and an essential part of our water resources. This workshop, geared toward youth, introduces stream ecology, including the relationships between organisms that rely on moving-water habitats and factors degrading our streams. Learn about what you can do and how to be a part of stream stewardship.
Presenter: April Perry, Stream Team Volunteer, Water Quality Monitoring Assistant, Missouri Department of Conservation, Jefferson City, 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. Click here for information on the 2013 Mock Legislature.