ABOVE: Mark Hancock, CEO of Trail Life USA talks about the National Backyard Concert and Campout, what families can expect, and how they can register.
Beginning Saturday, May 29 through Monday, May 31, Trail Life USA and CBN will re-air the entire Trail Life National Backyard Concert Event with For King and Country, Dennis Rainey, Focus on the Family, and Operation Christmas Child over Memorial Day weekend on the CBN News Channel, CBN YouTube, CBNNews.com, CBN News Facebook, and the CBN News app.
BELOW: Join This Special Event on CBN News YouTube, LIVE Sunday Night at 9:00 PM ET
Organizers hope the event will bring people together "virtually" across the nation as they gather in their church parking lot, backyard, local park, and campground to watch the web broadcast.
Mark Hancock, CEO of Trail Life USA, said those who are unable to venture outdoors can still enjoy the experience inside by watching it on the CBN News Channel.
"We want everyone to participate in the National Backyard Concert and Campout," Hancock said. "Gather the whole family together and enjoy the evening of music, fun, teaching, and nationwide fellowship with other Troops and believers around the country. Have a camp out in the living room and watch the entire live event on the CBN News Channel."
Trail Life USA’s National Backyard Concert & Campout event brings families together to strengthen relationships, build character, and grow spiritually and physically in a beautiful setting – the great American outdoors.
And the event's organizers are encouraging everyone to share their own magical moments with others via photo and video posts.
Saturday, May 29 at 9:00 PM ET
Sunday, May 30 at 9:00 PM ET
Monday, May 31 at 8:00 PM ET
Families can register for the backyard virtual event by clicking here. Also be sure to check out the games to play, camping recipes, outdoor skills, and other activities listed on the Trail Life website.
The Christ-centered scouting organization for boys was founded in 2013 as an alternative to the Boy Scouts, with troops meeting at local churches nationwide.
Trail Life USA has over 850 troops with more than 40,000 members in all 50 states.