Is your ward or stake planning a youth conference this summer? Family history is a great conference activity that engages youth and provides the protection and direction of the Spirit of Elijah. Several online resources will make it easy to plan activities ranging from a fireside to a full-day event.
Youth Events Organizer’s Admin Tool
Information on this page will help you plan and organize a youth family history event. Ideas here should be supplemented with prayerfully sought inspiration about how best to meet the needs of the youth in your area. See the tool.
RootsTech Family Discovery Day Videos
These videos capture the instruction and inspiration provided by apostles, entertainers, and FamilySearch staffers at RootsTech Family Discovery Day. Video clips can be used as part of other presentations, or run them in their entirety as a fireside-like meeting. See the videos.
The Promised Blessings of Family History
As you involve the youth in family history, there are many promised blessing that will result. See all the recent promises given by General Authorities about doing family history work, and how it will bless our lives here and now, not just our deceased ancestors. See the Promised Blessing of Family History. You may also want to introduce Elder Andersen’s Temple Challenge to your youth to Find a name, Take that name to the temple, and Teach someone else to do the same.