Current Course Offerrings

/Current Course Offerrings
Current Course Offerrings 2018-06-01T01:26:39+00:00

Current Scheduled Expeditions and Classes

Title Date Subjects Location(s) Cost Who is Eligible
Western Expedition July 10-17,2018 This course is designed to be an experienced-based teaching event that utilizes adventure travel to focus, motivate, and inspire young adults to explore and improve their leadership abilities while developing entrepreneurial ideas that can change communities. CO, SD, WY, MT, ID, UT $1650 High School Students
The seven-day expeditions incorporate various challenges that are evaluated by instructors who are leaders, and who understand how to turn young people into leaders. Most are veterans, doctors, law enforcement officers, small business owners, clergy, and entrepreneurs.  At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Assume leadership roles
  • Be accustomed to travel
  • Act with confidence and competence
  • Care for themselves and others
  • Understand their strengths, habits, and areas for growth
  • Function under tiring circumstances
  • Make informed and thoughtful decisions
  • Communicate effectively
  • Understand the cultural differences between different areas of the country
  • Understand the basics of conceptualizing and launching a small business/nonprofit

Classes: Essential Characteristics of Great Leaders; Identifying Your Cause and Mission Statement; Naming and Branding Your Organization; Logo Design With Adobe Photoshop; Web Design and Social Media; Telling Your Story Effectively.

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The StandWatch Academy expedition includes all airfare, ground transportation, breakfast and evening meals, park entrances, hotels, and activity fees for an entire seven-day leadership retreat. The leadership lessons, travel experiences, and academic knowledge the students gain provides a once-in-a-lifetime experience.  Students come home with new communication strategies, improved leadership abilities, entrepreneurial skills, a renewed appreciation for America’s greatness, and a keen awareness of themselves and others.