Sarah earned a Bachelor of Science (honours), with a double major in Environmental Biology and Anthropology at the University of Guelp in Ontario, BC. She followed this with a Master’s in Environmental Sciences focusing on agricultural soil science and environmental communication. Sarah brings several years of work experience in outdoor education. She has interned for the p.i.n.e project in Toronto, Ontario and was also an Outdoor Education Programmer at the YMCA in Simcoe, Muskoka. Additionally, she has spent time working as a Sea Kayak Guide and Environmental Interpreter for Nova Scotia Adventures in Nova Scotia, BC.
Sarah hopes to work towards maintaining and adding to the existing environmental programming at Cheakamus Centre, and to use her combined education and outdoor skills to create meaningful community engagement and environmental communication for all students. With Sarah's strong organizational, leadership and communication skills, along with her desire to work in faced paced outdoor environments, she will prove invaluable as the new Environment Education and Leadership Intern (EELI) at Cheakamus Centre through the winter.