Youth Discovery Activities
Youth Discovery Activities can be used individually as you meet as a class or quorum. Or, they can be used in group settings for large Discovery Days or Summer Youth Days.
WRITING MY PERSONAL HISTORY-Nephi 1 as a guide (Katy, Texas FHC)
“I, NEPHI,” - Tell about yourself: name, age, likes, hobbies, strengths, etc.
“HAVING BEEN BORN” - Tell the story of your birth and who told you: birth place, date, siblings, unique situations, etc.
“OF GOODLY PARENTS,” - Tell about your parents or other good people in your life.
“THEREFORE I WAS TAUGHT IN ALL THE LEARNING OF MY FATHER;” - Tell about the culture of your fathers (ancestors). Where did they come from/move to? How and why did they come to America? What are some family traditions that have been passed down? (education, religion, hobbies, etc.)
“AND HAVING SEEN MANY AFFLICTIONS IN THE COURSE OF MY DAYS, NEVERTHELESS, HAVING BEEN HIGHLY FAVORED OF THE LORD IN ALL MY DAYS;” – Tell about a hardship or trial where you have seen the Lord help you.
“YEA, HAVING HAD A GREAT KNOWLEDGE OF THE GOOD AND MYSTERIES OF GOD,” – Tell about some aspect of your testimony that God has given to you.
“THEREFORE I MAKE A RECORD OF MY PROCEEDINGS IN MY DAYS” – Tell about something important about your history that you have not included.