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Registration of Program/Activity

The Program/Activity Sponsor must register the University-Sponsored program or activity within 60 calendar days of the first day of the event. Programs/Activities involving minors must be registered/renewed annually.

To register a Program/Activity, the Sponsor must complete the online Formstack application for Programs/Activities Involving Minors.

Sponsors are required to address the following topics in the planning of registered programs: 

  • Background Checks of Authorized Supervising Adult Staff
  • Crime Reporter Training for Authorized Supervising Adult Staff
  • Supervision Ratios
  • Safety and Security Planning
  • Risk Management Protocols

Supervision Ratios:

Illinois State University recommends the following adult/child supervision ratios

Age Group

Day Participants Ratio

Overnight Participants Ratio

4 to 5 year-old



6 to 8 year-old



9 to 14 year-old



15 to 17 year-old



Please contact the Office of Environmental Health and Safety for assistance. We are here to help all Program/Activity event sponsors comply with the Protection of Minors Policy.

Environmental Health and Safety 
Location: 202 Nelson Smith Building 
Phone: (309) 438-8325 
E-mail: ProtectionofMinors@ilstu.edu

2017-09-13T16:52:51.97-05:00 2017