TREK 2016 – Roy Central Stake Youth Conference



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As part of the Roy Central Stake 2016 Youth Conference, the Stake Young Men and Young Women leaders combined with the Stake Presidency felt prompted to take all the youth of our stake to pull and push hand carts and to hike the same trails as our courageous pioneers did, giving the youth a unique and beautiful opportunity to experience first hand what our ancestors lived more than 150 years ago as they crossed the plains and mountains, seeking for refuge and a peaceful place where they could worship as they knew was a true worship to their God.

This 2016 experience was unique in many ways: not only it gave a marvelous opportunity to all who went (youth and adults alike) to participate in an outpouring of the Spirit of the Lord throughout the three days of activity, but to me also and particularly!: As a cinematographer, this experience gave me the opportunity to see through my lenses and cameras true pioneers, in real life, trekking on, pushing and pulling their lives as we all together went through this particular stretch of land. I could see with spiritual eyes they who died on the trail, they who kept on sacrificing they rations of food to give a better chance to survive those who they loved. I was able to see the suffering of they who kept on going until they couldn’t do it any more and sat on the side of the trail because they were waiting for death to catch on them; as well as the suffering of they who tried to encourage those who sat to catch their breath.

Enjoy this video! Cherish it! Share it with whomever you know! Not only because you may appear in it or somebody you may know, but because we want to preserve the spirit of pioneering! We want to spread the spirit of true worship and about the restoration of the true church.

This 30 minute presentation was prepared to be shown at the fire side commemorating the final activity of the more than 4 months of activities and more than 1 year of preparations and planing.

TREK the Movie – SNEAK PEEK CLIP – “Meet Anna”



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Brought to you by Excel Entertainment in Partnership with Purdie Distribution.

Our LDS Film Festival Premiere Event was a huge success and it’s official that audiences LOVE TREK the movie! Only one more month to go, Utah! Now is the time to make your youth group plans to see it opening weekend APRIL 6th! Keep reading for group ticketing info 🙌😀👇

WHAT AUDIENCES ARE SAYING

“Great fun for the whole family!” – Jamie P.
“Great family movie with funny characters!“ – Mitch B.
“Awesome movie!” – Jeff P.
“A fun and inspirational movie!“ – Brandon L.
“It has a little bit of everything! Love story, spiritual inspiration, very funny!” – Kaitlyn W.

**See it with your youth groups! Email [email protected] today to reserve your spots for opening weekend.**

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2010 LDS Trek (Complete 1&2)



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Orlando South Stake LDS Youth Hand Cart Trek 2010.

During June, 2010, The Young Men and Young Women of the Orlando South Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints in Florida traveled to the LDS Deseret Ranch for a journey they called Trek 2010. This LDS Trek 2010 remembers the Pioneer Treks of hand cart companies that traveled west to the Salt Lake Valley in Utah in the 1850’s.

2012 Pioneer Trek Women’s Pull/Mormon Battalion



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The most dramatic segment of the Tucson West Stake 2012 youth pioneer trek. The boys were “mustered” off into the Mormon battalion while the girls remained to push their family handcarts up the hill in the women’s pull. All agreed that this was the most difficult and memorable portion of the 5 day pioneer trek.

2010 LDS Trek part 1



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Orlando South Stake Mormon Trek 2010. During June, 2010, The Young Men and Young Women of the Orlando South Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints in Florida traveled to the LDS Deseret Ranch for a journey they called Trek 2010. This LDS Trek 2010 remembers the Pioneer Treks of hand cart companies that traveled west to the Salt Lake Valley in Utah in the 1850’s.

Kaysville 17th Ward Handcart Pioneer Trek 2016



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This Trek included babies under a year old all the way up to people in their late 80s. We camped at Sweetwater Station (6th Crossing). We trekked 6 miles around Martin’s Cove one day, then another 6 miles around the Willie rescue sites the next. We funished it all off with a visit to Rock Creek Hallow.

Riverton Wyoming Stake Handcart Trek 2012



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200 people, mostly teenagers, set out on a 26 mile journey through desolate and challenging landscapes with nothing but the essentials, and handcarts. Why? FAITH And a tribute to the pioneers who settled much of the west.