Director & teacher
Mary graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in environmental science concentrated in education. She has managed an organic garden, studied nesting bird populations in natural lands, and worked at a forest preschool. Mary also received training at a tracking school in the Swan Valley of Montana. Since her education, she has worked in a wide range of outdoor education settings and continues to learn through educational trainings and programs. For the last two years she was a lead teacher at a preschool program in Vermont. Her passions include birding, hiking, caring for her animals, and teaching children about the wonders of the natural world.
Teacher & LIvestock manager
Colin spent many summers working in the woods with kids ages 4-15, and specializes in primitive skills. Colin brings to us a passion for music and theatre that allows the kids to have creative space to learn and play. He is also passionate about free play and giving kids meaningful jobs to do in our community. Colin graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in environmental studies with a minor in anthropology.