Worldwide Activities Help Prepare Mormon Youth for Life's Opportunities

by | Aug. 31, 2009

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Brinn of Columbia, South Carolina, traveled less than two hours to attend a summer youth conference in nearby Greenville, but some of her teenage peers in other parts of the world logged considerably more miles to reach their area youth activities. Over 300 teenagers traveled up to 30 hours from 10 different Eastern European countries to reach their conference in Prague, while kids from 21 different geographic locations in Mexico clocked up to 15 hours en route to their destinations.

The distances they traveled seemed insignificant to the youth once the gatherings began.

Teenage members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in all parts of the world use school vacation time to join in educational workshops, cultural presentations, service activities, pioneer treks, dance festivals and spiritual discussions.

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