Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Let Boys be Boys

Family Talk: Boys in the Crossfire

In this edition of Family Talk, Dr. Tim Clinton talks with Trail Life CEO, Mark Hancock about the important role of Trail Life USA is playing to equip churches who engage men in using outdoor adventure as a tool to raise up young men who have a healthy understanding of biblical manhood and who are prepared to be ...
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Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Masculinity History

Theodore Roosevelt: A Letter to Boys on Manhood

No one can be a good American unless he is a good citizen, and every boy ought to train himself so that as a man he will be able to do his full duty to the community …[to] act in a way that will give them a country to be proud of. 
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Stephen Ashton

In The News Let Boys be Boys

Podcast: Making Room for Boys, with Mark Hancock and Trail Life USA

It isn’t politically correct to say so, but reality is what it is: Boys and girls are different. Physiologically, psychologically, and emotionally. They learn differently and have different motivations. And these days, in a world that is increasingly designed for girls, boys are suffering—in education, socially, and ...
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John Burkitt

Bramble Sees Stars: A Lesson in Trust

“Where have you been, Bramble?” his mother asked when she saw him. “We were very worried about you.”
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Brent Adams

In The News Mentoring Let Boys be Boys Troop Adventures

River Adventure Helps boys in Building Character

While many of their peers were hunkered down in their air-conditioned homes, engaged in Fortnite battles or Snapchat conversations, a group of middle school students braved the elements to experience a side of Kentucky few people ever see.
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Ron Cole

In The News Service Leadership

Troop NH-0777 Transforms Local Food Pantry

John Obrey, a Dover High School student, has been a member of Trail Life USA Troop NH-0777 since 2014. Trail Life USA is a Church-Based, Christ-Centered, Boy-Focused mentoring program that uses outdoor adventure and community service to grow character and leadership skills in boys and young men. Recently John began ...
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Stephen Ashton

The Proclamation of the Pine

“For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities – his eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made.
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Stephen Ashton

In The News

Trail Life USA Shown as Boy Scouts Alternative on Mike Huckabee Show

Trail Life USA Board Chairman, John Stemberger, was recently featured on the Mike Huckabee Show to discuss the changes in Scouts BSA that have led to the founding and accelerated growth of Trail Life USA — a church-based, Christ-centered, boy-focused, outdoor adventure program dedicated to growing character and ...
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Staff

In The News

Trail Life USA & AHG Day at The Georgia State Capitol

Atlanta, GA – Over 200 Trail Life USA youth and American Heritage Girls youth and their families gathered for the fourth annual Trail Life & AHG Day At The Georgia State Capitol on March 11th, 2019.
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