About Us


Kenny Co-Founder & Instructor

Kenny Dietrich is a U.S. Air Force Veteran, YouTuber, Social Media Influencer, Brand Ambassador and Gear Tester for Globally recognized companies, Author, practicing Survivalist and Bushcrafter. He has prior military experience and has been backpacking and wild camping for over 30 years.  Kenny serves as Assistant Chief of the newly formed Boyd County Search and Rescue Team.


Mike Co-Founder & Instructor

Mike Crawford is a U.S. Air Force Veteran and retired police officer.  He has been an outdoor enthusiast and hunter his whole life.  Mike serves on the K-9 search and Rescue team in the Appalachian woodlands with his faithful bloodhound Daisy.  Mike began studying land navigation in the 1990's while serving in the U.S AIr Force following up as a police officer with extensive training and study in man tracking. He has since taught many local and state emergency responders land navigation and survival skills.



Tina Potter is a practicing master herbalist and member of both the American Herbalist Guild and Herbalists Without Boarders. Blogger, author, and research scientist, she is also the owner of the online apothecary and holistic health information resource At The Healers Nook.