Kim Simpson

KIM SIMPSON Growing up in Collingwood, it’s no wonder that I have always had a heart for playing outside and exploring new spaces. I graduated from Brock University’s Health and Physical Education Program, where I learned the significance of play-based learning and got a real taste of how to create and adapt programs to keep…

Matt Simpson

MATT SIMPSON My name is Matt and I am passionate for the outdoors and its use in empowering students through meaningful experiences.  I graduated from Lakehead University with an Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism, as well as a Bachelor of Geography and then further completed a Bachelor of Education in Outdoor Ecological…

Krista Martin

 KRISTA MARTIN My name is Krista and I have grown up in Collingwood and reaped the benefits of outdoor activities within all four seasons. I have a passion for the outdoors along with creative thinking, hands on learning and I like to encourage active living. I have graduated from the College of the Rockies with…

Aislinn Harrison

AISLINN HARRISON I grew up in Collingwood, which allowed me to develop a love for nature, animals, and the outdoors at a young age. I am an avid hiker, and in my free time you can usually find me hiking with my dogs along one of the many amazing trails in our area. I completed…

Natasha Schwarz

My name is Natasha, I graduated with a Child and Youth working diploma from Humber College which allowed me to work on a therapeutic farm just north of Collingwood. This sparked my interest in outdoor learning and experiential therapy which lead me to continue my education at Griffith University for Human Services in Australia. While…

Tamara Fournier

 TAMARA FOURNIER My name is Tamara and I grew up in Canada, but also spent many years in Germany where I began to work with children and completed an apprenticeship as a kindergarten teacher. Missing the great outdoors, I decided to return to Canada and am happy to now be able to combine my profession…