In the Classroom

Help Your Students Find Aim

Start a Missouri National Archery in the Schools program at your school and watch your students find aim like never before. We offer teacher training and equipment grants to help get your program going.

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Tools For Teachers, Fun For Students

Get your classroom buzzing about nature. Our Discover Nature Schools instructional units feature full-color student guides, a teacher guide, teacher training and grant guidelines. See which unit is right for your class.

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Outside the Classroom

Discover Nature Programs

Designed to help families and women gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to know more about nature and enjoy more outdoor adventures. Find a Discover Nature Families or Discover Nature Women program near you.

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Discover Nature Places

Looking for a great field trip? Bring your students, youth group or family to one of our nature centers, shooting range and outdoor education centers, or fish hatcheries. Find one near you.

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Hot Topics

  • Discover Nature Schools Hands-on experiences in nature can help Missouri's K-12 students become life-long conservationists. Get teacher training, instructional units, and funding for equipment and field trips. More
  • Education Grants Get funding to support Discover Nature Schools instructional units and Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program at your school. We also offer the United Sportsman's League grant for Missouri FFA chapters. More
  • MoNASP Start an archery program at your school. Get training and equipment grants, and participate in tournaments. More
  • Other Classroom Resources Download order forms for free publications, and browse national curriculum programs such as Project Learning Tree and Project WILD. More
  • Teacher Workshops Get training to improve conservation education in your Missouri classroom, home-school class, or youth group. More
  • Help Toddlers Discover NatureAnyone who wants to have an impact on keeping a healthy natural world can begin at home by introducing young children or grandchildren to the outdoors. More
  • Drought and Deer DiseaseThe coincidence of this blog and what I found on a walk along a creek where we live is quite bizarre. More
  • Southeast MO Youth Conservation CorpsI asked Phil Helfrich, community outreach specialist for the Missouri Department of Conservation, what’s happening with the Youth Conservation Corps that he’s been working on with such dedication for the past few years with Fisheries Biologist Chris Kennedy in Southeast Missouri. More
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