Christ-Centered. Boy-Focused.

Trail Life USA is a Church-Based, Christ-Centered, Boy-Focused mentoring and discipleship journey that speaks to the heart of a boy. Established on timeless values derived from the Bible and set in the context of outdoor adventure, boys from Kindergarten through 12th grade are engaged in a Troop setting by male mentors where they are challenged to grow in character, understand their purpose, serve their community, and develop practical leadership skills to carry out the mission for which they were created.

Boy engaged in Trail Life USA  Christian mentoring and discipleship service organization
More Than
0
Members
in over
0
Troops
In All
0
States
Adventures in Odyssey Club
Special Trail Life Episode

Listen Now

Quote Worthy

Trail Life USA is a great outdoor adventure program for boys and young men.


James Dobson endorses Trail Life USA

Dr. James Dobson
Psychologist & Author,
Host of Family Talk, Founder of Focus on the Family

Trail Life USA
2018-09-27T17:10:23-04:00

Dr. James Dobson
Psychologist & Author,
Host of Family Talk, Founder of Focus on the Family

James Dobson endorses Trail Life USA
Trail Life USA is a great outdoor adventure program for boys and young men.

Trail Life USA will be transformative for millions of young men over coming generations.


Mike Huckabee endorses Trail Life USA

Mike Huckabee
Minister, Commentator, Former Governor of Arkansas

Trail Life USA
2018-10-29T21:19:40-04:00

Mike Huckabee
Minister, Commentator, Former Governor of Arkansas

Mike Huckabee endorses Trail Life USA
Trail Life USA will be transformative for millions of young men over coming generations.

Trail Life USA is a great Christian organization that helps develop character and leadership in boys and young men.


Trail Life USA Franklin Graham Endorsement

Franklin Graham
CEO
Samaritan's Purse

Trail Life USA
2018-11-13T14:32:06-05:00

Franklin Graham
CEO
Samaritan's Purse

Trail Life USA Franklin Graham Endorsement
Trail Life USA is a great Christian organization that helps develop character and leadership in boys and young men.

Trail Life USA is a phenomenal scouting alternative... I strongly recommend you check them out.


Trail Life USA Jim Daly Endorsement

Jim Daly
President
Focus on the Family

Trail Life USA
2018-11-13T15:55:46-05:00

Jim Daly
President
Focus on the Family

Trail Life USA Jim Daly Endorsement
Trail Life USA is a phenomenal scouting alternative... I strongly recommend you check them out.
We believe in the vision of Trail Life USA. We are excited about what your organization stands for, and thrilled that you're helping to disciple the next generations.

Alex & Stephen Kendrick
Creators of Overcomer, Fireproof, Courageous, and #1 box office hit, War Room.

Trail Life USA
2019-08-13T09:29:35-04:00

Alex & Stephen Kendrick
Creators of Overcomer, Fireproof, Courageous, and #1 box office hit, War Room.

We believe in the vision of Trail Life USA. We are excited about what your organization stands for, and thrilled that you're helping to disciple the next generations.
We need Trail Life USA in every community in America. There is nothing like it. They are doing heroic work. If you care about boys, start a Trail Life Troop!

Eric Metaxas
Radio Host and Best-Selling Author

Trail Life USA
2019-08-13T09:39:09-04:00

Eric Metaxas
Radio Host and Best-Selling Author

We need Trail Life USA in every community in America. There is nothing like it. They are doing heroic work. If you care about boys, start a Trail Life Troop!
Trail Life USA is the perfect bookend to the AHG ministry. Raising boys to become men that walk worthy of God’s calling gives hope to our nation.

Patti Garibay
Founder & Executive Director of American Heritage Girls

Trail Life USA
2019-08-13T14:56:27-04:00

Patti Garibay
Founder & Executive Director of American Heritage Girls

Trail Life USA is the perfect bookend to the AHG ministry. Raising boys to become men that walk worthy of God’s calling gives hope to our nation.
0
0
Trail Life USA


For about $30 per year plus local Troop dues, boys experience weekly meetings and regular adventures in a Christ-Centered, Boy-Focused outdoor environment where a boy naturally wants to emulate men and life lessons are clearly taught.

Start a Troop
Find a Troop

Learn More
Boys engaged in Trail Life USA Christian Discipleship Program and Boy Scout Alternative service organization

Latest from the Blog

Image
Mark Hancock / MAR 17, 2020

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.

Read More
Image
Stephen Ashton / MAR 4, 2020

"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.

Read More
Image
GLENN T. STANTON / FEB 26, 2020

Manhood is in crisis today. The increasingly accurate term “perpetual adolescence” is not a reference to girls failing to grow up. We intuitively know it refers to 20- and 30-something men.

Men are falling behind women in college enrollment and graduation...

Read More

Mettle on the Mountain: A Story of Courage and Providence

3 weeks ago

"Suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope."
- Romans 5:3-4 The weather on the mountain was brutal. The windchill was at four degrees below zero. Forty mile per hour winds hurled snow and ice pellets straight down the mountain. Whiteout conditions had set in.  One climber after another passed us coming down the mountain saying it was impossible to continue. They were turning back.

The Power of Christian Young Men

1 month ago

A 1914 Address to the Christian Men's Association "When I think of an association of Christian young men I wonder that it has not already turned the world upside down. I wonder, not that it has done so much, for it has done a great deal, but that it has done so little; and I can only conjecture that it does not realize its own strength.

Fallen Officers Honored for Greatest Sacrifice

2 months ago

On Peace Officer Memorial Day, Trailmen from Trail Life USA Troop TN-0101 in Clarksville, TN got word that the ceremony to honor local officers had been cancelled due to Coronavirus. Without any delay, the Troop chose to conduct a wreath-laying ceremony at the Clarksville Police Department’s Protector Memorial to honor Police Officers in their local community.

The 5 Stages of Growing Courageous Men

2 months ago

Manhood is under attack at every level. In a culture where masculinity and toxicity are often synonymous. Where the media consistently portray men as abusers and buffoons, many boys are finding themselves unsure about what it means to be a man - or  if they should even aspire to be one.    The need for stalwart men to step up is greater than ever. It is imperative we raise up a new generation of warriors for Christ who understand courageous manho...

Mettle on the Mountain: A Story of Courage and Providence

3 weeks ago

"Suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope."
- Romans 5:3-4 The weather on the mountain was brutal. The windchill was at four degrees below zero. Forty mile per hour winds hurled snow and ice pellets straight down the mountain. Whiteout conditions had set in.  One climber after another passed us coming down the mountain saying it was impossible to continue. They were turning back.

The Power of Christian Young Men

1 month ago

A 1914 Address to the Christian Men's Association "When I think of an association of Christian young men I wonder that it has not already turned the world upside down. I wonder, not that it has done so much, for it has done a great deal, but that it has done so little; and I can only conjecture that it does not realize its own strength.

Fallen Officers Honored for Greatest Sacrifice

2 months ago

On Peace Officer Memorial Day, Trailmen from Trail Life USA Troop TN-0101 in Clarksville, TN got word that the ceremony to honor local officers had been cancelled due to Coronavirus. Without any delay, the Troop chose to conduct a wreath-laying ceremony at the Clarksville Police Department’s Protector Memorial to honor Police Officers in their local community.

The 5 Stages of Growing Courageous Men

2 months ago

Manhood is under attack at every level. In a culture where masculinity and toxicity are often synonymous. Where the media consistently portray men as abusers and buffoons, many boys are finding themselves unsure about what it means to be a man - or  if they should even aspire to be one.    The need for stalwart men to step up is greater than ever. It is imperative we raise up a new generation of warriors for Christ who understand courageous manho...