10 Year Old Leads Team of 17 to Serve Community

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Ten-year-old Christopher Korfmann of Wilson is pictured in the photo above at center of the front row wearing a hat with a hard hat on top and holding a clipboard. Last month, this young man was featured in Wilson Times after leading a team of ten youth and seven adults in a service project to fulfill a portion of the requirements to earn the highest award in the Trail Life USA Woodland Trails program – the Timberline Award. Let's see his story of servant leadership. Christopher took the lead in planning and leading a team of parents and youth from Trail Life USA and their sister organization, the American Heritage Girls, to spruce up the grounds at Your Choice Resource Center, a pregnancy resource center in Rocky Mount, NC.  Trail Life USA is a Christian outdoor adventure, character and leadership program for boys in kindergarten through 12th grade.

 

Trailman Christopher Korfmann, 10, of Wilson, led a service project this month to spruce up the grounds at Your Choice Resource Center in Rocky Mount. He is pictured in the front row, center, holding a clipboard. He led a team of 10 youths and seven adults from Trial Life USA and American Heritage Girls Troop NC-0834 as part of his requirements to achieve his Timberline Award, the highest award in the Trial Life USA Woodland Trails program.
 
Trail Life USA is a Christian outdoor adventure, character and leadership program for boys in kindergarten through 12th grade.
 

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Stephen Ashton

Stephen Ashton

Stephen Ashton is the National Director of Marketing for Trail Life USA and serves as an adjunct professor at Clarks Summit University and Anchor Christian University. Prior to his work at Trail Life, he spent 15 years working with at-risk youth in residential therapeutic wilderness programs and served as the Vice-President of the Wilderness Road Therapeutic Camping Association. An author and a speaker, he has written for journals and published a book chronicling the foundations therapeutic camping. He frequently speaks on the topics of fatherhood, biblical masculinity, outdoor education, and wilderness therapy. Stephen lives in South Carolina with his wife and 4 sons.

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