Staff

Parenting

Trail Life USA Allows Boys to Connect with Father-Figures Through Outdoor Adventure

Trail Life is a natural place to forge meaningful relationships between fathers and sons. The outdoors with all its inherent adventure creates a unique opportunity to teach responsibility, forge leadership, impart masculinity, and mold boys to become biblically bold and courageous men of character. “In the outdoors, ...
Read More

Staff

Let Boys be Boys Troop Adventures

Alaskan Summer Adventures Create Lasting Memories

At Trail Life, Outdoor Experiences Cultivate Leadership Skills, Character Building, and Stronger Relationships
Read More

Beverly Matoney

Find a Community of Homeschool Adventurers

Over half of families involved in Trail Life USA are involved in homeschooling! A local Troop is a great built-in community for boys and dads to join mom and get involved in intentional, hands-on education. The Trail Life elementary school Woodlands Trail program was influenced heavily by homeschool moms eager to add ...
Read More

Staff

In The News Parenting

Trail Life USA and Focus on the Family Unite to Bring ‘Fearless Under Fire’ Event this Thursday

Partnering to Equip a Generation Prepared to Live Out Their Faith
Read More

Beverly Matoney

ADHD, Outdoor Learning, and Badge-Based Education

In March of 2020, home education became the new normal for American families when the pandemic shut down schools to keep students safe.
Read More

Staff

Mentoring Masculinity

Twenty Years after 9/11, We Must Remember . . .

Reflecting twenty years later on the devastating attacks on September 11, 2001, Trail Life USA CEO, Mark Hancock reflects, “The attacks on 9/11 were horrific. We must never forget the lives that were lost and the families that were destroyed. Nor should we ever forget the brave men and women who put their lives on the ...
Read More

Staff

Mentoring Masculinity

Restoring Historic Masculinity

Welcome to the intersection of faith and the culture. This is WallBuilders Live. We’re talking about all the hot topics of the day from a biblical, historical, and constitutional perspective.    Would the world be a better place if there were more “true” men? Where can a boy enjoy fellowship and adventure in God’s ...
Read More

Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Parenting Masculinity

Father's Day Reminds Us - Boys Need Courageous Godly Men

Raising Godly Boys Requires Men Who Understand the Language of Boyhood On the journey to manhood, boys need men who are involved, engaged, and intentional. This Father’s Day, Trail Life USA is encouraging men to make a diffence by taking time to enter a boy's world as a dad or a dad-like.
Read More

Mark Hancock

Mentoring Let Boys be Boys Masculinity

Be a Real Life Hero

Boys need heroes.  Until recently, boys grew up emulating real-life heroes who seemed larger than life. Coonskin caps and six-shooters were the uniforms of boyhood. Boys were enthralled with tales about Teddy Roosevelt, John Glenn, and Davy Crockett. Flannelgraph images taught us about the courage of Noah, the faith ...
Read More