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.

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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.
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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.

Trail Life USA Troops Honor Fallen Heroes Despite Covid Cancellations

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