National Guard Bans Trail Life USA Troop Citing Religious Beliefs

Todd Starnes

A National Guard facility in Pennsylvania refused to allow a Trail Life USA scouting troop to tour their facility because of the group’s religious affiliation.

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Family Talk: Boys in the Crossfire

Stephen Ashton

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 leaders of character in their home, their community, and their country.

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Theodore Roosevelt: A Letter to Boys on Manhood

Stephen Ashton

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

Stephen Ashton


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 especially in maturity

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Bramble Sees Stars: A Lesson in Trust

John Burkitt

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

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River Adventure Helps boys in Building Character

Brent Adams

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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Troop NH-0777 Transforms Local Food Pantry

Ron Cole

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 planning his capstone Community Service project to earn Trail Life’s highest honor – The Freedom Award.

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The Proclamation of the Pine

Stephen Ashton

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

Stephen Ashton

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 leadership in boys and young men.

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Trail Life USA & AHG Day at The Georgia State Capitol

Staff

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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