Child care and activities will be available for children ages 4 through 12 during the Annual Assembly. Please enroll your child(ren) on your Annual Assembly registration form.
You can drop off your child(ren) at the child care check-in table located in the third floor rotunda of the Capitol building. You will need to fill out a couple of forms when you drop off your child(ren).
If your child requires a nap, please bring a mat for him/her to sleep on. If you child is not potty trained, please provide diaper products.
Please register no later than Friday, September 23.
**NEW SCHEDULE FOR 2016**
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Senate Chamber
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.
11:15 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 p.m. – 2 p.m. – Capitol Tour
The Capitol covers three acres in downtown Jefferson City. Its dome rises 238 feet above ground level and is topped by a bronze statue of Ceres, the Roman goddess of vegetation. In addition to housing the two legislative bodies, the building provides office space for the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, treasurer, state auditor and administrative agencies. It holds the Missouri State Museum, which features exhibits of historical significance. Join the tour to learn more about your State Capitol!