Personalized Outdoor Leadership Experiences

This is the perfect time to invest in you! Through a unique and customizable outdoor adventure mixed with robust curriculum, you will build your leadership skills, deepen your confidence, and strengthen your resolve.

Below are some of our more popular leadership topics and personalized outdoor leadership experiences for individuals or smaller groups, all of which are customizable to your unique needs and interests:

  • Developing a leadership identity and forming atomic habits
  • Believe you are a leader: battling imposter syndrome
  • Your ‘North Star’: Discover and stay true to your values
  • How to gain credibility when you have little experience
  • Act like a leader before you are one
  • Making yourself indispensable
  • How to be an inspiring leader
  • Crucibles of leadership: Reaching your potential
  • The seven transformations of leadership
  • Leadership that gets results
  • What makes a leader?
  • Don’t let power corrupt you
  • Developing warmth in order to lead
  • Growth vs. fixed mindsets
  • Authentic leadership
  • Creating a helpful support network
  • How to build your confidence
  • Effective communication
  • Managing up: managing your boss
  • Creating a vision others will follow/inspiring change
  • How to build and destroy trust
  • Avoiding burnout
  • Developing a fun, committed, and productive team
  • Building not bullying (value based team unity)
  • Creating and /or shifting team culture
  • How to conduct a meeting and other managerial essentials
  • Coaching, mentoring, and developing others 
  • Delegating
  • Change management / Team management
  • Strategic thinking / Goal setting
  • Effective communication
  • Does your project have purpose?
  • A Local’s Guide“: Based on your time, interests, abilities, and leadership concepts we will discuss, we will provide you with a local’s guide of the best (and lesser known) things to see and do in the Cedar and/or the Parowan areas. Generally 2-5 hours.

  • The Cosmos and Parowan Gap: Examine the archeoastronomy interpretations of the petroglyphs while learning about the ancient Fremont Indian culture. Generally 1-2 hours.

  • The Old Spanish Trail: Travel back in history to learn about the Old Spanish Trail and see amazing rock carvings left by these travelers and visit key historic places along the way. 2-4 hours.

  • Of Ghosts and Pioneers: We will visit some ghost towns and pioneer ruins while learning about the history of southern Utah. We will have a few side stops at some dinosaur tracks, petroglyphs, and abandoned mines. 3-5 hours.

  • A Walk Among the Ancients: We will explore petroglyphs, pictographs, and Indigenous caves while learning about the Fremont Indian culture and local myths and legends. 2-4 hours.

  • Star Gazing up Cedar Canyon: Enjoy the clear southern Utah sky from 9,000+ feet above sea level while we learn the basic constellations for a guide. 2-3 hours.

  • Of Iron and Lions: We will explore the old iron town ruins and learn the legends of the amazing Lion Mouth pictographs. 3-4 hours.

  • Underground: On this experience, we will explore the wonders of some local underground lava tube caves. 3-5 hours. Helmets, gloves, and headlamps provided by us.
      • ‘Beach’ day in the Desert: We will spend a few hours or the entire day at a nearby mountain lake or local reservoir kayaking, swimming, playing beach games, and learning. Call for details and pricing; group rates available.

      Pricing: Depending on what you want your outdoor leadership experience to be, distance and time involved, etc., we can find a price that works for you. Generally prices are $39-$89 per person.

      Need a place to stay for your leadership retreat? Rent our basement (separate exterior entrance – through Airbnb – click here) or camp in our backyard.

      Stay in Contact: Follow us on Instagram for ongoing ideas and possible experiences (Instagram: @outdoor.kirbys).

      Reach Out: Call or text 435-704-4912 to discuss options and availability, or email us at