Kim Simpson

KIM SIMPSON (Director) – currently on Parental Leave Growing up in Collingwood, it’s no wonder that I have always had a heart for playing outside and an appreciation for the great outdoors! 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…

Matt Simpson

MATT SIMPSON (Principal) – Collingwood 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…

Krista Martin

 KRISTA MARTIN – Collingwood, Wasaga Beach 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…

Emily Walton

EMILY WALTON – Collingwood, Meaford My name is Emily Walton and I am passionate about working with children and allowing them to discover the wonders of the world around them. I discovered my love for the outdoors attending summer camp as a child and have carried those values with me ever since. I attended the…

Travis Schreyer

TRAVIS SCHREYER – Meaford, Wasaga My name is Travis and I am very fortunate to have grown up in Wasaga Beach and the surrounding area, as it offers a bounty of outdoor activities. With so much to experience, I quickly fell in love with nature and exploring the world around me.  Rock climbing has been…

Michelle Cioci

MICHELLE CIOCI My name is Michelle, a newer addition to the Collingwood area. I grew up in Newmarket, but spent most of my time on many adventures camping and canoeing with family. I am an outdoor enthusiast looking to experience nature in any way I can, usually while rock climbing (something I’ve been doing for…

Aden

ADEN – Collingwood (Tues-Fri) Perhaps our most popular teacher, Aden is a 6 year old Bernese Mountain Dog.  He has been at FS Forest and Nature School since day one, and is used to being around kids all day at home with two little ones.  He loves to run wild alongside our students and often…