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Instructions for Families

#1 Sign up online to let us know your family is interested

Use the online sign-up form to let us know your family is interested.  Please include contact information so we can send e-mail updates.

#2 Use this checklist to become a Children in Nature Family

Your family needs to complete activities from the checklist that equals 50 points to become a Children in Nature Family.  Choose what works best for your family and track your activities. Click here to download the family checklist.  Step three outlines the procedure for tracking your families progress. 

 #3 Submit Your Activities to Indicate Checklist Completion

Use the checklist to submit what your family has done to complete the Children in Nature challenge. Scan and email the form to or mail the completed form to Missouri State Parks, Attention-Children in Nature, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102. Once the form is submitted your family will receive a prize pack letting others know you are a Children In Nature Family.  Also, your family will be entered to win prizes that will enhance your outdoor experience! The first prize drawing sponsored by Missouri State Parks will be July 2, 2012.

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