Why Trail Life USA at First Baptist Church - Georgetown?

Trail Life USA is a Church-Based, Christ-Centered, Male-Focused mentoring and discipleship journey for young men. Trail Life leaders challenge young men 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. This ministry begins for boys going into the 5th grade through 8th grade.


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Troop SC-2021 Leadership Team

Dr. Ted Sherrill (Senior Pastor) – Senior Ministry Leader 

Dr. Alex Duvall – Troop Ministry Liaison & Chaplain

Mr. Art Baker – Troopmaster

Mr. Hal Haynes – Troop Treasurer

Dr. Manuel Salazar – Troop Committee Chairman


Email us with questions or for a link to enroll your son @


FBCG Troop Grades

(Boys are to be at least 10 years old by 10/31 and entering the 5th grade to join the troop)

Woodland Trail/Mountain Lions – 5th Grade 

Navigators – 6th - 8th Grade

Adventurers – 9th - 12th Grade (expected to be added one grade at a time starting in 2022 with 9th grade, etc.)



Troop meets at First Baptist Church of Georgetown on Monday evenings per the troop calendar from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. throughout the school year (3 to 4 campouts, other activities/events, and service projects are planned mostly on weekends), and for a major summer adventure outdoor activity. 


Annual Costs - Click HERE to Pay Local Troop Fees Online

National Membership fee: $29/year – parents pay directly to Trail Life USA (TLUSA) when they enroll

Local Troop fee: $49/year (covers $20 fee per boys to TLUSA, admin expenses, and a T-Shirt for each boy)


Uniform and Handbook Costs 

Troop Uniform – New Trailman Package A: $50.00 (for Mountain Lions and Navigators – recommended but not required)

Mountain Lion Trailman Program Materials Package (5th grade - required): $24.00 

Navigator Trailman Program Materials Package (6th - 8th grades - required): $24.00


  • We anticipate for all campouts and other activities it will be about $300 per boy annually. We expect to have 1 to 2 fundraisers annually to cover the remaining costs for parents, thus your active participation is essential in these fundraisers each year. 


Annual Calendar