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Christian Service Brigade Units to Join Trail Life USA Ministry

Beginning July 2021, Trail Life USA will welcome outdoor adventure Units of Christian Service Brigade (CSB) into the existing Troop programs of the Trail Life USA ministry, strengthening the outreach and impact of both ministries. Combined with the recent addition of over 75 Troops, thousands more boys and men will be ...
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Staff

In The News

Trail Life USA Celebrates Families with Second Annual Backyard Concert and Campout Event

Free Live Broadcast Features Double-Grammy Award-Winning Artist “For King and Country” May 21st at 9:00 PM ET
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Nancy Flory

In The News Masculinity

Trail Life USA: Raising Boys to be Men in an Age of Uncertainty

"Boys and girls aren’t the same, and boys need their own space." -Mark Hancock, Trail Life USA, CEO Boys and girls cannot be expected to perform the same because they are different in many ways. A “one size fits all” approach to educating kids doesn’t work. “We need take into account that … boys and girls are ...
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Mark Hancock

In The News Mentoring

Walking the Ministry Tightrope: Religious Freedom, Child Safety, & Gender Confusion

Pastors and ministry leaders: Raise your hand if college or seminary prepared you for protecting children from abuse, religious liberty battles or the culture war over gender and sexuality. No? Well, you’re certainly not alone! As America seems to be transitioning to a post-Christian era, our churches and ministries ...
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Mark Hancock

In The News Let Boys be Boys

Could COVID be Inspiration for the Next 'Greatest Generation?'

As parents, we have a choice to teach our boys to live in fear or teach them to rise above life’s challenges and act in faith.  COVID-19 has added many obstacles to boys getting together to do the things they love. But right now, our boys don’t need to hear more “you can’t do XYZ.” They need opportunities to ...
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Mark Hancock

In The News

America: Stop Grilling Each Other - and Let's Enjoy the Grill Together

Kickoff off Independence Day weekend with Trail Life USA! On July 3rd at 4 PM EDT tune into a livestream broadcast featuring Operation Christmas Child, Focus on the Family, Trail Life USA, and Trailmen across the country. CBN News - America : Stop Grilling Each Other - and Let's Enjoy the Grill Together It's been a ...
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Mark Hancock

In The News

In Memory of Richard Mathews (1957-2020)

All of Trail Life USA mourns the passing of Richard Mathews, former and first General Counsel and Lifetime Charter Member of Trail Life USA. Richard’s fingerprints are all over our founding documents, and his passion for youth protection still influences our thoughts, guidelines, and care for boys. The announcement of ...
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Stephen Ashton

In The News Service Leadership

TRAILMAN LEADS EFFORT TO CONSTRUCT BRIDGE AT HISTORIC PARK

Jaydon Ballman enjoys the outdoors. Whenever he gets the chance, he likes to hike, camp or simply enjoy being outside. His recent completion of a walking bridge at Alcove Spring Historic Park was an effort to provide that enjoyment for others. Ballman said “it was a fun but challenging project.” The bridge allowed him ...
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Joel Davidson

In The News

Trail Life USA: A Christ-Centered, Boy-Focused Mentoring Adventure

A RETURN TO SCOUTING’S ROOTS The Trail Life movement represents a return to the founding principles of youth scouting as articulated by Lord Robert Baden-Powell, a British army officer and founder of the modern youth scouting movement.
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