National Children's Day GooseChase

The National Children's Day GooseChase is open to families with youth ages 5 to 10, age as of Jan. 1, 2021. Families will participate as household teams, complete themed missions and share their progress with other participants on GooseChase, a scavenger hunt like app.

Missions can be completed any time from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, June 13, 2021. Families can participate from home, cabin, cottage, the campground or wherever your family is located during this time! All that's needed for this program is a smart phone or tablet with a camera and internet connectivity!

Families will celebrate their children with fun outdoor activities focusing on nature and the great outdoors. Outdoor themed missions will be completed by household teams on the GooseChase app and allows teams a chance to win prizes. Mission themes: fishing, hiking, camping, water safety, wild flowers, sidewalk chalk art, reading, telling stories, listening, and much more.

Self-paced GooseChase game will be open for participation Sunday, June 13, 2021. Preregistration is required.

Teams may be eligible for prizes based on their point levels throughout the game.

**Before completing this registration, each team needs to download the GooseChase app at and set up an account. The username that you choose for your team will need to be given in this registration. Teams that do not have usernames that match with this registration and the GooseChase app may be ineligible for prizes.

Note that the registration is formatted as families participating together as a team, however, if there are youth age 13+ that would like to participate individually, they are welcome to do so. Youth age 12 and younger must have a parent or guardian register them on GooseChase (GooseChase rule).

Hosted by Clare County Michigan State University Extension and 4-H, Jay's Sporting Goods, and Mid Michigan College.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information contact Alex Schunk, 4-H Program Coordinator, Clare County, at or 989-539-7805 ext. 3.