Sample LDS Youth Conference Agenda

This sample youth conference agenda was provided by Russ Johnson, author of “The Ultimate LDS Youth Conference Planning Guide“:

The Ultimate Youth Conference 3 Day – “Sanpete Special”

Day One

10am Arrive Ephraim – 4300 square foot home, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, theater room, game room, large back patio with bbq (women upstairs, men downstairs)

  • unpack, settle in and get ready for fun

10:30am Sidewalk Chalk contest

  • giant chalk, winners get a t-shirt

11am Warm-up Games

  • rip tag
  • marshmallow shooters

12noon BBQ (hamburgers, hot dogs, volleyball)

1pm Crazy Contests

  • Pickled beets (first to eat and keep down one can wins)
  • Marshmallow stuff (most in mouth)

2pm “Fun in the Sun” – water games, water slide, water fight

3:30pm “Life Skills” training workshops & video segments

  • teamwork, leadership, motivation

5pm Pizza – Roy’s Pizza (best pizza in Southern Utah)

6pm Fireside Speaker (you arrange)

7pm Depart for the Mormon Miracle Pageant

  • “Message to mom and dad” while you are waiting

Midnight Lights out – rest up for even more tomorrow

Day Two

8am Rise and Shine!

8:30am Backyard Breakfast (bacon, eggs, hashbrowns)

9:30am Tandem Bike rally

11am Talent time (prepare for tomorrow)

12noon Lasagna and French Bread

1pm Team puzzle (every piece matters)

2pm Field Games at the park

  • ladder golf (sometimes called bollo golf)
  • disc golf (Frisbee golf)
  • t-shirts for the winners

3:30pm Depart for Badger Mountain

4pm Adventure Course (rope course challenge at Badger Mt.)

7pm World Famous Sanpete Marinated Turkey BBQ (you’ve never tasted turkey like this!)

8pm Dance Party!

  • Held at Snow College with other wards and stakes
  • held either indoors at the Student Center or outdoors at the Quad
  • Dress is casual (jeans and shirts, nothing grubby)

11pm Night Games at the park (or retire if you’ve had enough fun)

  • Flashflight (lighted Frisbees)
  • Steal the flag

Midnight  Lights out – final night

Day Three

8am Rise and Shine!

Lumberjack Breakfast (pancakes, ham)

9am Testimony Meeting

10am One Last Activity

  • Star Search (talent)
  • Awards
  • Message to mom and dad” reminder
  • slide show of youth conference pictures

11am pack up and head for home

Get many more ideas from www.youthconferenceideas.com

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