About

Grey Fox Wilderness Programs offers a rich variety of nature and self-awareness programs, including these:

Teen Scout Weekend
Wilderness Survival Workshops
Tracking and Awareness
Scout Rites of Passage Camp
Earth Skills
Scout Basics
Quest (multi-day camping trip)
Advanced Scout
Scout Journey
Survival Skills
Adult Teaching Workshop


Our core values are: Community, Self Awareness, Environmental Education/Stewardship, Meeting our Edges, Expanded Family, Commitment to others, Development of a healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit.

Founder Andy Smith:  Andy Grew up in the Raleigh area enjoying the outdoors and finding solace among nature.  He has worked for such groups as the Boys and Girls Club, YMCA, Raleigh Parks, Wake County Parks, Schoolhouse of Wonder, and also helped found a local Tracking and Survival Group.  He has attended classes at the famous Tom Brown Jr.s Tracking, Nature, and Wilderness Survival School, John Young's Art of Mentoring, On Point Tactical Tracking, and more.

Instructor Kurt Barnhart:  Kurt is a long time Naturalist with a passion for sharing the outdoors.  A student of  Famous Tracker Tom Brown Jr. Kurt regularly visits Tom for intensive Tracking sessions in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey.  He is a member of the "Keeper of the Tracks Society" and has a wealth of knowledge to share with those who long for a deeper understanding of the Art and Science of Tracking.  As well, Kurt has been passionately teaching Wilderness Survival and Naturalist Skills in the Triangle area for the past 10 years.