A project of the National Catholic Committee for Trail Life USA


The Catholic Trail

The National Catholic Committee for Trail Life seeks to facilitate robust Catholic participation in this expressly Christian boys adventuring program, and in particular to foster the growth of a distinctly Catholic culture in troops that wish to build a strong identity expressing the Catholic faith. To learn more about Catholic participation in Trail Life, please explore the links below.

About Trail Life USA

Catholic Committee

Catholics in Trail Life

The Catholic Religious Emblems Program

Delta Life Options for Catholics

Freedom Experience Options for Catholics

Also, on this page the National Catholic Committee for Trail Life USA provides various resources available to download.

Resources Available To Download

  • Trail Life USA Brochure.jpg: A trifold brochure explaining key components of the Trail Life USA program
    (Uploaded 9/11/2014; Trail Life USA, Trailmen, Boys, Adventuring)
  • Trail Life USA Poster.pdf: A single page promotional piece
    (Uploaded 9/11/2014; Trail Life USA, Trailmen, Boys, Adventuring, Walk Worthy)
  • The Role of Faith Activities in Trail Life USA.pdf: Growth in one's Faith Life is a core component of the Advancement Requirements
    (Uploaded 9/11/2014; Trail Life USA, Faith, Advancement)
  • Rank Advancement Overview in Trail Life USA.pdf: How do the ranks equate to those offered by BSA?
    (Uploaded 9/11/2014; Trail Life USA, Rank, Advancement)
  • The Freedom Award.pdf: The Highest Rank in Trail Life is the Freedom Award
    (Uploaded 9/11/2014; Trail Life USA, Rank, Advancement, Freedom Award)
  • Freedom Experiences.pdf: A listing of possible means of satisfying the experience requirements for the Freedom Award.
    (Uploaded 9/11/2014; Trail Life USA, Rank, Advancement, Freedom Award, Freedom Experiences)
  • Servant Leadership Project.pdf: The Servant Leadership Project is the service project that satisfies one of the requirements for the Freedom Award.
    (Uploaded 9/11/2014; Trail Life USA, Rank, Advancement, Freedom Award, Freedom Experiences, Servant Leadership, Service Project)
  • Youth Protection Policies.pdf: Trail Life USA maintains reasonable standards for keeping youth safe from predators.
    (Uploaded 9/11/2014; Trail Life USA, Trailmen, Boys, Adventuring, Youth Protection)
  • The Standard.pdf: Trailmen are Raising the Standard. The walking staff as metaphor and as a means of displaying Trail Badges.
    (Uploaded 9/11/2014; Trail Life USA, Trailmen, Boys, Adventuring, Walk Worthy, Raise the Standard, Raising the Standard, Standard)

The Catholic Trail

National Catholic Committee
of Trail Life USA
c/o WitnessWorks Foundation
for a Culture of Life

4 Family Life Lane
Front Royal, Virginia 22630
Tel 540.622.8070
Fax 540.622.2247