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== Search and Serve Youth Conference ==
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The Riverton FamilySearch Library offers a one day Family History youth conference activity for ward and multi-wards.<br>
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== '''"Turning the Hearts":  Youth Conference 2017'''  ==
  
The library youth conference activities are designed to help youth and their leaders feel the Spirit of Elijah and learn how its influence can bless the lives of both the living and the dead through Family History and Temple Ordinance work.<br>  
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Youth conference is a chance to help youth learn, grow, and have an uplifting spiritual experience. Family history can be a valuable experience for youth conference. The activities are designed to help youth and their leaders feel the Spirit of Elijah and experience how its influence can bless the lives of both the living and the dead through family history and temple ordinance work. ''Our purpose for the conferences is to turn the hearts of our youth to their fathers.''<br>
  
Workshops provide instruction on the key elements of genealogical research and offer hands-on experience to help participants with their individual family history responsibilities. Young Men and Women will also be encouraged to use their technical skills to help their own family, ward members, friends and others with their family history efforts.  
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This year wards and stakes can tailor a family history experience for their interests and the amount of time they have available. Groups may come for a few hours or the entire day, choosing presentations that match their goals and experience levels. Each presentation and related practice takes up to ninety minutes. We also include fun activities to help youth get to know their ancestors and each other. The youth conference manager will work with each ward or stake to develop a program specifically for their youth.<br>
  
=== Elder David A. Bednar's Invitation and Promise to Youth&nbsp;  ===
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<br>Apostles have promised wonderful blessings to youth who participate in family history:
  
“The skills and aptitude evident among many young people today are a preparation to contribute to the work of salvation.<br>  
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Your conversion to the Savior will become deeper.<br> You will receive light and knowledge through the Holy Ghost.<br> Your testimony will be strengthened.<br> Your patriarchal blessing will become more meaningful.<br> Your love and gratitude for your ancestors will grow.<br> You will have greater opportunities to serve.<br> Your service in the temple will become more sacred.<br> You will be protected from the increasing influence of the adversary.<br>
  
“I invite the young people of the Church to learn about and experience the Spirit of Elijah. I encourage you to study, to search out your ancestors, and to prepare yourselves to perform proxy baptisms in the house of the Lord for your kindred dead. And I urge you to help other people identify their family histories.<br>
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== 2017 Schedule ==
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Youth conference can be scheduled Monday through Friday from June 5 to August 11, 2016, except near holidays.  
  
“As you respond in faith to this invitation, your hearts shall turn to the fathers. …Your love and gratitude for your ancestors will increase. Your testimony of and conversion to the Savior will become deep and abiding. And I promise you will be protected against the intensifying influence of the adversary. As you participate and love this holy work, you will be safeguarded in your youth and throughout your lives.
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The following table shows available dates and the number of spaces available for those days.
  
=== 2013 Dates  ===
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This activity will be available every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; June 5 through August 23, 2013; except for June 7, July 3, 4, 5, 24, and August 2. &nbsp;Tuesday, July 30 is also available.<br>
 
 
 
The following dates are open.&nbsp; The number of openings for each day are shown in parenthesis.<br>
 
 
 
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| Jun 5, Wed (100)<br>
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| Week of June 5-9
| Jul 10, Wed (50)<br>
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| 75
| Aug 1, Thu&nbsp; (100)<br>
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| 75
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| 75
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| 75
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| 75
 
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|-
| Jun 6, Thu (100)<br>
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| Week of June 12-16
| Jul 11, Thu (100)<br>
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| 75
| Aug 7, Wed (100)<br>
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| 75
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| 75
 +
| 75
 +
| 75
 
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|-
| Jun 12, Wed (100)<br>
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| Week of June 19-23
| Jul 12, Fri (100)<br>
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| 75
| Aug 8, Thu (100)<br>
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| 75
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| 75
 +
| 75
 +
| 75
 
|-
 
|-
| Jun 13, Thu (100)<br>
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| Week of June 26-30
| Jul 17, Wed (100)<br>
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| 75
| Aug 9, Fri (100)<br>
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| 75
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| 75
 +
| 75
 +
| 75
 
|-
 
|-
| Jun 14, Fri (100)<br>
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| Week of July 3-7
| Jul 18, Thu (100)<br>
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| NA
| Aug 14, Wed (100)<br>
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| NA
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| NA
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| 75
 +
| 75
 
|-
 
|-
| Jun 19, Wed (100)<br>
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| Week of July 10-14
| Jul 19, Fri (100)<br>
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| 75
| Aug 15, Thu (100)<br>
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| 75
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| 75
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| 75
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| 75
 
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|-
| Jun 20, Thu (100)<br>
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| Week of July 17-21
| Jul 25, Thu (100)<br>
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| 75
| Aug 16, Fri (100)<br>
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| 75
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| 75
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| 75
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| 75
 
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|-
| Jun 21, Fri (100)<br>
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| Week of July 24-28
| Jul 26, Fri (100)<br>
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| NA
| Aug 21, Wed (100)<br>
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| 75
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| 75
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| 75
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| 75
 
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|-
| Jun 26, Wed (40)<br>
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| Week of July 31-August 4 
| Jul 30, Tue (100)<br>
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| 75
| Aug 22, Thu (100)<br>
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| 75
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| 75
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| 75
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| 75
 
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|-
| Jun 27, Thu (100)<br>
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| Week of August 7-11
| Jul 31, Wed (100)<br>
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| 75
| Aug 23, Fri (100)<br>
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| 75
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| 75
| Jun 28, Fri (100)<br>
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| 75
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| 75
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== '''Youth Conference Activities''' ==
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=== <u>Presentations Available</u> ===
  
=== Reservations  ===
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Wards can chose to participate in the following presentations:
  
The deadline for registration is May 1, 2013. Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Book early to secure a date.&nbsp;
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<br>'''Getting Started in Family History'''--Discusses the various goals and purposes of family history; how to navigate around the pedigree views and personal pages, icons in Family Tree; how to reserve names for temple ordinances. For those who are brand new to family history and not overly confident on computers.
  
=== [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDJUSE9ndUtmZFQ4UnZqSUNZbjJQSWc6MQ#gid=0 '''Online Registration Form''']<br>  ===
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'''Cleaning up and Gleaning in Family Tree'''--Teaches how to clean up a pedigree chart by resolving issues exposed by icons in Family Tree; "None/Some/Many" strategies; attaching records; finding possible duplicates. For those with some experience with computers and family history.
  
=== Group Sizes  ===
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'''Finding Names to Take to the Temple'''-- Discusses the Apostolic Temple Challenge, descendancy research to find descendants of your ancestors; the importance of reviewing and attaching sources; finding complete information. For those comfortable navigating around Family Search, who have well-completed pedigrees.
  
The library can accommodate ward or multi-ward groups with a maximum of 100 youth and leaders.  
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'''Beginning Research Techniques'''--Teaches how to use the search function; manipulate data; use the Collections tab; other basic research strategies. For those wanting to find and document new people on their ancestor or descendant lines, intermediate level.
  
=== Cost  ===
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'''Indexing''': Introduction to indexing, for all levels.
  
A FamilySearch lanyard and all training material for the workshops will be furnished for participants at no cost. &nbsp;There will be a charge for the printing of optional pedigree fan charts.
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'''Finding a Pioneer Ancestor'''--for those preparing for a Trek experience
  
The cost of lunch at the Riverton Office Building cafeteria will be approximately $5.50 for a hamburger, fries and a large drink.
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'''Discovering Ancestors' Stories, Pictures, and Memories'''
  
=== Preparation<br>  ===
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'''Recording your own History'''--using the Family Story Room, youth can record their story, interests, and goals.
  
Detailed instructions for participants will be sent to leaders following registration. It is imperative that all participants register for an LDS account. Youth and leaders need to have access to their username and password to participate fully in the conference activities.<br>  
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=== <u>Discovery Activities</u>  ===
  
=== Conference Daily Schedule  ===
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During the conference, youth can participate in:<br>
  
'''10:00 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction'''
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*Replace a Face—put their face into old-fashioned photos, add their friends’ faces
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*Family Story Room—record their testimony, thoughts about their life, goals, and hopes
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*Print and laminate a fan chart
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*Relative Finder—see how they are related to the other members of the youth conference and to famous people
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*RootsMapper— plot their family tree on an interactive map
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*Scan photos directly to Family Tree
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*Smartphone apps for family history<br>
  
The conference will begin with a short overview of the library’s resources and layout, an outline of the day’s activities, and some important guidelines.  
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When youth participate in fun family history Discovery activities, they are six times more likely to take names to the temple.  
  
'''10:15 a.m. - Workshop One'''<br>
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== Logistics ==
  
One of the primary elements of family history research is to determine what we already know about our families. This workshop will provide training and hands-on experience in using familysearch.org Family Tree to find family history and temple ordinance information that may already exist about families. The printing of family pedigree fan charts will be an optional part of this activity.
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=== <u>Reservations</u>  ===
  
'''11:45 a.m. - Lunch'''  
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Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Book early to secure a date. After you submit the registration, the youth conference manager will call to schedule the time of day and presentations you request.<br>[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1CX22PHoWBlIrnM1sKPUPE8FGEi2VLnBdcEVRGmBkgVU/viewform '''Click here to access the online Youth Conference Registration Form''']
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=== <u>Group Sizes</u>  ===
  
'''12:30 p.m. - Workshop Two'''
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The library can accommodate ward or multi-ward groups with a maximum of 75 youth and leaders.  
  
After determining what we already know about our families, the next step is to verify the information we have and to search for more records. This workshop will provide training and hands-on experience in using library and home resources to search for documents containing family history information.
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=== <u>Cost</u>  ===
  
'''2:00 p.m. Workshop Three'''
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A FamilySearch lanyard and all training material for the workshops will be furnished for participants at no cost. There will be a minimal charge for optional printing and laminating of pedigree fan charts.<br>
  
One of the best ways to give service to others is to help index the millions of digital records the Church has acquired over many decades. This workshop will help youth understand the concept behind FamilySearch Indexing, learn how to index and have hands-on experience completing an indexing project.  
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Lunch is available at the Riverton Office Building cafeteria or groups can bring their own.&nbsp; The cost of lunch is $5.50 for a hamburger, fries and a large drink. The cafeteria accepts all forms of payment, including direct charges to ward accounts.&nbsp; The Riverton FamilySearch Library, however, accepts only checks or cash. Please note the Library cannot accept bills larger than $20.00.<br>
  
'''3:30 p.m. - Review and Farewell'''
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<u>Preparation</u>
  
The day’s activities will close with a short review of the workshops and activities, and give bishops and/or other youth leaders an opportunity to conclude the youth conference with any testimony or encouragement they feel is appropriate.<br>
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Detailed instructions for participants will be sent to leaders following registration. All participants are encouraged to register for an LDS account before they come. Youth and leaders need to have access to their username and password to participate fully in the conference activities.
  
=== Information  ===
 
  
Email ut_rivfslibrary3@ldschurch.org or call 801-240-9618 for any questions.&nbsp;
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<u>Contact us</u>:
  
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<br>Email ut_rivfslibrary3@ldschurch.org or call 801-240-9601 with any questions. <br>
  
 
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Riverton Master Youth+Conference.jpg

"Turning the Hearts": Youth Conference 2017

Youth conference is a chance to help youth learn, grow, and have an uplifting spiritual experience. Family history can be a valuable experience for youth conference. The activities are designed to help youth and their leaders feel the Spirit of Elijah and experience how its influence can bless the lives of both the living and the dead through family history and temple ordinance work. Our purpose for the conferences is to turn the hearts of our youth to their fathers.

This year wards and stakes can tailor a family history experience for their interests and the amount of time they have available. Groups may come for a few hours or the entire day, choosing presentations that match their goals and experience levels. Each presentation and related practice takes up to ninety minutes. We also include fun activities to help youth get to know their ancestors and each other. The youth conference manager will work with each ward or stake to develop a program specifically for their youth.


Apostles have promised wonderful blessings to youth who participate in family history:

Your conversion to the Savior will become deeper.
You will receive light and knowledge through the Holy Ghost.
Your testimony will be strengthened.
Your patriarchal blessing will become more meaningful.
Your love and gratitude for your ancestors will grow.
You will have greater opportunities to serve.
Your service in the temple will become more sacred.
You will be protected from the increasing influence of the adversary.

2017 Schedule

Youth conference can be scheduled Monday through Friday from June 5 to August 11, 2016, except near holidays.

The following table shows available dates and the number of spaces available for those days.


  Monday    Tuesday  Wednesday Thursday    Friday  
Week of June 5-9 75 75 75 75 75
Week of June 12-16 75 75 75 75 75
Week of June 19-23 75 75 75 75 75
Week of June 26-30 75 75 75 75 75
Week of July 3-7 NA NA NA 75 75
Week of July 10-14 75 75 75 75 75
Week of July 17-21 75 75 75 75 75
Week of July 24-28 NA 75 75 75 75
Week of July 31-August 4 75 75 75 75 75
Week of August 7-11 75 75 75 75 75

Youth Conference Activities

Presentations Available

Wards can chose to participate in the following presentations:


Getting Started in Family History--Discusses the various goals and purposes of family history; how to navigate around the pedigree views and personal pages, icons in Family Tree; how to reserve names for temple ordinances. For those who are brand new to family history and not overly confident on computers.

Cleaning up and Gleaning in Family Tree--Teaches how to clean up a pedigree chart by resolving issues exposed by icons in Family Tree; "None/Some/Many" strategies; attaching records; finding possible duplicates. For those with some experience with computers and family history.

Finding Names to Take to the Temple-- Discusses the Apostolic Temple Challenge, descendancy research to find descendants of your ancestors; the importance of reviewing and attaching sources; finding complete information. For those comfortable navigating around Family Search, who have well-completed pedigrees.

Beginning Research Techniques--Teaches how to use the search function; manipulate data; use the Collections tab; other basic research strategies. For those wanting to find and document new people on their ancestor or descendant lines, intermediate level.

Indexing: Introduction to indexing, for all levels.

Finding a Pioneer Ancestor--for those preparing for a Trek experience

Discovering Ancestors' Stories, Pictures, and Memories

Recording your own History--using the Family Story Room, youth can record their story, interests, and goals.

Discovery Activities

During the conference, youth can participate in:

  • Replace a Face—put their face into old-fashioned photos, add their friends’ faces
  • Family Story Room—record their testimony, thoughts about their life, goals, and hopes
  • Print and laminate a fan chart
  • Relative Finder—see how they are related to the other members of the youth conference and to famous people
  • RootsMapper— plot their family tree on an interactive map
  • Scan photos directly to Family Tree
  • Smartphone apps for family history

When youth participate in fun family history Discovery activities, they are six times more likely to take names to the temple.

Logistics

Reservations

Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Book early to secure a date. After you submit the registration, the youth conference manager will call to schedule the time of day and presentations you request.
Click here to access the online Youth Conference Registration Form

Group Sizes

The library can accommodate ward or multi-ward groups with a maximum of 75 youth and leaders.

Cost

A FamilySearch lanyard and all training material for the workshops will be furnished for participants at no cost. There will be a minimal charge for optional printing and laminating of pedigree fan charts.

Lunch is available at the Riverton Office Building cafeteria or groups can bring their own.  The cost of lunch is $5.50 for a hamburger, fries and a large drink. The cafeteria accepts all forms of payment, including direct charges to ward accounts.  The Riverton FamilySearch Library, however, accepts only checks or cash. Please note the Library cannot accept bills larger than $20.00.

Preparation

Detailed instructions for participants will be sent to leaders following registration. All participants are encouraged to register for an LDS account before they come. Youth and leaders need to have access to their username and password to participate fully in the conference activities.


Contact us:


Email ut_rivfslibrary3@ldschurch.org or call 801-240-9601 with any questions.