Youth Enrichment

American Heritage Girls (AHG) and Trail Life USA are Christ-centered programs that use activities to build young women and men of integrity through character and spiritual development, team building and leadership opportunities.

  • Youth ages 5 to 18 years learn life skills by earning badges in areas such as outdoor skills, hobbies, science and technology and more.
  • Troop meetings are typically twice per month with community service projects and fun outings throughout the program year (Sept through May).
  • Parents/guardians volunteer to help provide these great opportunities.
  • Our current roster is over 60 families throughout Lake and McHenry counties.

American Heritage Girls

A ministry of Trinity Community Church, American Heritage Girls Troop IL 1190 is a Christ-centered character, leadership, and adventure program for girls ages 5-18. Through this ministry girls develop into Christ-following servant leaders who are honoring, relational, anchored, and competent. American Heritage Girls combines the methods of traditional scout-type programs, including outdoor skills, leadership development, the patrol method, advancement, and uniforms, with Christian youth ministry. The program’s vision is to be the premier national character development organization for girls that embraces Christian values and encourages family involvement.

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Trail Life

Trail Life USA is a Christ-centered nonprofit scouting organization for boys ages 5-18 with a mission “to guide generations of courageous young men to honor God, lead with integrity, serve others, and experience outdoor adventure.” The program’s vision is to be the premier national character development organization for young men which produces Godly and responsible husbands, fathers, and citizens. Trail Life USA’s motto “Walk Worthy” comes from Colossians 1:10  “… that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;…”

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