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2013 Pioneer Trek

More than 200 teenagers and adult advisors from the Centreville Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — which includes Centreville, Manassas, Gainesville, Warrenton and surrounding areas — re-enacted the trek of 19th-century Mormon pioneers during a three-day youth conference, July 18-20, at the Marriott Ranch in Hume, Va.

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The trek participants were grouped into “family” units, with each assigned a “Ma and Pa.” ...

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The youth pulled their handcarts without adult help, while the “Ma’s and Pa’s” supervised.

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One of the most grueling parts of the trek was the "women's pull,” which re-created ...

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Doug and Becky Carpenter, a Centreville "Ma and Pa."

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Square dancing brought welcome entertainment after a long day, just as in the original camps. ...

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The participants set up their own shelters, built fires and cooked their own food.

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Centreville’s Emily Gore spends some time reading the Scriptures during a break.

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