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The ancient art of tracking

Mentored by Sacred EarthMentor summary: Nature educator & environmentalist
Location address: Heathfield, TN21 9HJ
Chosen age group:

For ages: 8 - 18 years

Available tickets:
Standard £30
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest


Join us for a fun and exciting day, tracking animals in the landscape. Learn how to read tracks, follow trails and understand animals in the same way that the African San Bushmen do. Tracking is an ancient human skill that helped people survive in the natural environments where they lived. For these people it was partly a hunting skill – enabling them to know which animals were nearby and how they were behaving - but there is much more to it than that. It’s about having a deep understanding of how everything in nature in interconnected. An experienced tracker knows how the different elements of an ecosystem work in harmony with each other. Pretty amazing stuff! This course is suitable for adults and children over the age of eight. Those under 13 must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Bring a packed lunch, drink, warm, waterproof clothing, notebook and pen/pencil.

Sacred Earth·Nature educator & environmentalist
Hello, I'm Phil Greenwood. I am the founder of Sacred Earth. I'm a former Royal Marine Commando but have spent the last 20 years working with young people in outdoor education. I'm an experienced group facilitator, mentor and naturalist. I'm also part of the global 8 Shields nature mentoring movement and the Helpers' Mentoring Society. I strongly believe that our young people need rites-of-passage programmes to help them find their place in the world. At Sacred Earth we do just that. Our programmes help young people develop their social and emotional intelligence through a range of experiential learning programmes. We encourage creativity, community, ingenuity and a deep connection with the natural world.

Learning aims

Understand animal behaviour

Strengths to develop

The day will be packed full of outdoor physical activity, as we will be out on the land most of the time.

What's provided


Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

Please note

Please note, it is the responsibility of the booker to satisfy themselves about the adequacy of the safety measures. This platform is merely an introducer and does not verify the items listed here.

we'll be

Tiny entrance lane opposite Cowden Hall Lane, Off Horebeech Lane, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 9HJ

Pricing information

Ticket: Standard £30

Pricing information


My experience is an educational activity and the 14-day cooling-off period under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 therefore applies. After the 14 day period my standard policy will apply.

No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.

Cancel up to 14 days in advance for a full refund, or 7 days in advance for a 50 per cent refund.


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