Wallace Bruce

Mentoring Service

The Honor Theirs, The Duty Ours

Memorial Day Wallace Bruce (1844-1914) I come with chaplet woven new From May-day flowers, to fade away; You come to-night, brave boys in blue, With record bright, to last for aye.
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Staff

Service

Trail Life USA Troops Honor Fallen Heroes Despite Covid Cancellations

While Trail Life Troops across the country have made a tradition of honoring our country's fallen heroes by placing flags at the tombs of veterans during Memorial Day weekend, this year, in the wake of Coronavirus, Trail Life USA and other groups have been barred from carrying out mass flag placements of this sort. 
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Trail Life Invites Families on an Epic Campout Movie Adventure

Trail Life USA invites America’s families to make memories with ‘virtual’ backyard movie event May 16. GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Thousands of families across all 50 states are gearing up to take part in a one-of-a-kind backyard “virtual” movie event -- following the success of the first-ever National Backyard Campout last ...
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Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Parenting Masculinity

A Prescription for Adventure

"Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning, but for children, play is serious learning.” -Fred Rogers Across the country schools are closing for the duration of the year leaving many parents feeling anxious about educating their children at home, and managing the extra down-time without ...
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Families Unite Virtually to Make Memories at National Backyard Campout

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- More than 5,000 families across America took part in the first-ever “National Backyard Campout” Friday night, organized by boys adventure movement Trail Life USA (www.TrailLifeUSA.com). Families in all 50 states -- from Hawaii to Maine and from Florida to Alaska -- camped out under the stars in ...
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First-Ever National Backyard Campout wants Families to Make Memories

Trail Life USA invites families across U.S. to campout in backyard April 17.   GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Boys adventure movement Trail Life USA (www.TrailLifeUSA.com) today announced its first-ever “National Backyard Campout” -- encouraging families to “make memories” during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Parenting Let Boys be Boys Masculinity

3 Keys to Growing Confident Men of Character

1. Cultivate Relationships Boys need dads who remember the world of backyard matchbox cars. Who can recall the time when dirt roads were carved from mulch beds, rocks became doughnut shops, cars drove to the tops of trees, and perils awaited in the grass jungles.
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Mark Hancock

Parenting

6 Tips for Letting Boys be Boys Amid Covid-19 Concern

Across the country parents are scrambling to figure out how to help their children thrive during an unexpected extended school vacation. Keeping kids (especially boys) busy and engaged in a constrained setting can be a challenge. But it doesn't have to be a disaster.
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Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Parenting

The Outdoor Son of God

"Jesus Himself would often slip away to the wilderness and pray." Luke 5:16 My master was a Man, who knew The rush of rain, the drip of dew, The wistful whisper of the breeze, Night's magic and its mysteries.
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