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Trek Poster for Buildings

A new poster has been produced for Trek that will be displayed in each of the Kent Washington Stake buildings. Please click on the image below to see the full poster and make note of all the important dates. July will be here before you know it!


The Winds of Change…

The Trek 2015 website will be under construction between March 3rd and March 15th… please be patient during the process. Please note that the site should be “stable” in the morning and until mid-afternoon (best time to visit during the next 2 weeks).

The 2015 Trek Publications and Publicity Committee

Ma & Pa Training Meeting

The first training meeting for the Trek 2015 Ma’s and Pa’s will be held at the Kent Stake Center on March 1st, 2015 @7pm in the Relief Society room.

A thorough and informative orientation will be given (see agenda below) along with a physical copy (one per family) of the Trek 2015 Ma & Pa Handbook (click on title to go to the secure page for download – password required). Our Ma’s and Pa’s will be able to meet each other for the first time and be introduced to the Trek 2015 leadership. The agenda overview is as follows:

  • Welcome – RW
  • How We are Organized – DO
  • Where are We Going? – MM
  • How Do We Start Getting Ready? – AM
  • Questions & Answers – ALL
  • Final Thoughts From Our Stake Presidency – PJM

Thank you Ma and Pa couples!

What You Need to Know

Trek kickoff fireside: Sunday 25 January 2015, 7:00pm – Kent Stake Center Chapel
view actual fireside flyer here: Kent Stake Youth Trek 2015 – Flyer (design by Heather Froisland)

July 15-18, 2015

The Kent Stake Presidency invite all youth ages 14-18 to participate in the Kent Stake Youth Trek this year. It is a physical and spiritual adventure in which you can grow to understand our pioneer ancestors more fully. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity, so don’t miss out.

Calendar of Important Dates and Events

Sunday, Jan 25 fireside for all youth, parents, youth leaders, and staff
Sunday, Mar 1 training for Ma’s and Pa’s and Big Brothers and Sisters
Sunday, May 3 fireside for all youth, parents, youth leaders, and staff
Saturday, May 16 training for Ma’s and Pa’s and Big Brothers and Sisters
Tuesday, Jun 30 training for Ma’s and Pa’s and Big Brothers and Sisters
Sunday, Jul 12 send-off fireside for all youth, youth leaders, and staff
Wed-Sat, Jul 15-18 ************************* TREK **************************
Sunday, Jul 19 fireside and testimony meeting for all participants

Spiritual Preparation

In order to prepare spiritually for Trek, be sure you are doing the following:
– Personal kneeling prayer morning and night.
– Study the Book of Mormon 10 min every day.
– Attend your church meetings every week.
– Using Family Search, find ancestor names and do temple ordinance work for them.

Physical Preparation

Begin now to gather or make pioneer style clothing to wear during Trek, and get a plastic 5-gallon plastic bucket with a lid and handle to carry your personal items in during Trek. It is also important to be physically fit for Trek. Strengthen your health by obeying the Word of Wisdom and eating a balanced diet of wholesome foods. Also get a pair of comfortable shoes and begin now to exercise regularly so you can build up your ability to walk up to 7 miles on a single hike.

Preparation Calendar

  • February – do a 1 mile hike and find a pioneer story in your family
  • March – do a 2 mile hike and learn a pioneer hymn
  • April – do a 4 mile hike and get a hat or bonnet
  • May – do a 6 mile hike and get a 5 gallon bucket
  • June – do a 7 mile hike and get the rest of your pioneer clothing

Contact Information

For questions, please contact us at:

Welcome to Trek!

Youth, parents, and leaders, WELCOME! Preparations for the Kent Stake Youth Trek 2015, held at Bing Canyon, WA are well under way…

The 2015 Trek kickoff fireside will be held on January 25, 2015 at 7:00pm at the Kent Stake Center chapel. Please plan to attend. The flyer for the evening is included below (click on image to view a larger version), as well as the official KS Youth Trek 2015 logo:

Trek Flyer Kent Stake Youth Trek 2015 - Official Logo

We look forward to seeing you there!