South Valley Leadership Academy Classes

Start: 03/15/2023 - End: 04/26/2023
End of March-April 10:20 am-12:20 pm.
New Creation Church, Sandy Parkway, Sandy, UT, USA
A collaboration between Making Tracks and South Valley Leadership Academy.
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Course Objectives

Participants will study and journal about local ecology including medicinal/edible plants, animal behavior, birds, and tracks.

They will practice fundamental survival skills such as fire by friction, cordage making, stone tools, and water purification.

Students will play games and participate in facilitated experiences to hone sensory and situational awareness skills necessary for outdoor survival.

Skills Taught

Nature Journaling

Carving and Knife Safety

Meditation and Sensory Awareness

Situational Awareness and Tracking

Ecology, in the form of medicinal plants and animal behavior

Water Purification


Stone Tools

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About the Course

This course is for members of South Valley Leadership Academy only. If you would like to participate, please contact them for the access code. The curriculum in this course will be customized to their class and students.

We will take the fundamental skills and knowledge of survival and apply them to a classroom setting while using the available property to explore the wildlife that crosses through it.

Meet Your Instructor

Ember Davis

Ember is a natural teacher, and her years of professional experience have demonstrated her talents and abilities in helping people learn and grow. Her teaching style is very inclusive, especially for those shy or uncomfortable in new situations. She is skilled in the art of storytelling and captures the attention of all age groups. Ember feels drawn to share her life experience with others in an open and honest way.

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Additional Information

Dates and Times

New Creation Church: 1020am - 12:20pm

March: 15, 22

April: 5, 12, 19, 26

What to Bring

Please bring weather appropriate clothes and good shoes. Bring a backpack with:



Knife (we recommend this one)




Course Location

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