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For those who might have been wondering if young men will continue to camp with the discontinuation of Scouting, the answer is yes. So, don’t sell the camp trailer or give away the tents. 

One of the main components of the new Children and Youth program is service and activities, and camping and outdoor activities are an important part of that component, the Young Men general presidency said. 

During a Face to Face event on the new Children and Youth program on Nov. 17, Brother Stephen W. Owen, Young Men general president, announced that a camp guide for Aaronic Priesthood quorums has been released.

“Campouts and outdoor activities are important. It’s up to you to decide how to make them work where you live,” Brother Owen said during the broadcast. Where circumstances allow, young men should hold one multiday camp per year. In addition, three to six other overnight activities are encouraged.

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