The Freedom Award is meant to recognize young men who epitomize the Trail Life USA Oath and Motto. These young men have followed a predetermined and well-marked trail during their time in Trail Life USA. A Freedom Award recipient demonstrates that he is thoroughly equipped to chart his own course across the open rangelands and beyond the observed horizon.

Take a moment to view the following Freedom Award video. This introduction includes specific Bible scriptures that provide greater detail about each iconic element of the award.