Meet the Wild & Immersive team
Not only will you spend time communing with nature and making new friends at Wild & Immersive, you’ll also be interacting with our fun and knowledgeable staff.
Learn about our paths towards outdoor learning, our passion for the environment, and why we became involved with Wild & Immersive.
Field Education Manager
Victoria has a B.Sc. in Biology and a masters in Ecological Restoration. Her passion for terrestrial ecosystem recovery led her to Wild & Immersive because she believes the first step in combating the current environmental crisis is to empower individuals to get out and enjoy their own backyards. Through exploration of the natural environment, comes curiosity, and curiosity seeks knowledge.
Christiane completed an undergraduate degree in Environmental Sciences at Laurentian University and was part of a stewardship committee that helped with fish rehabilitation within creeks as well as doing wetland assessments to get them protected to prohibit future commercial development. moving out west to BC and joined the Wild & Immersive team.
Brooke is a certified BC teacher who has worked in the public elementary school system for the past 2 years. Her passion for spending time in nature, and seeing the benefits that outdoor learning brings to students, is what led her to Wild & Immersive. Brooke’s previous experience as a music teaching, along with her experience in outdoor education, allows her to build meaningful connections with all her students.
Mitch has always had a love for nature and has been fascinated by how living things experience and interact with the world around them. While studying wildlife conservation, he found his passion for helping others discover their love for nature and the mysteries it holds. Working as a climbing instructor, camp counsellor, and outdoor educator has helped shape Mitch’s approach to education with encouraging play and experience based learning. By helping others experience nature and discover what they love about it, Mitch’s goal is to help people connect with and care for the environment.
Lead Program Facilitator
After finishing a diploma in Outdoor Leadership at CBC in Abbotsford, she’s currently working towards a BA in Applied Leadership. Several summers working at a camp as a lifeguard, teaching outdoor activities, and a year with BC Parks as a student park ranger led her to Wild & immersive. Her focus is ecological restoration and public outreach to inform others on animal safety and leave no trace principles.
Jennifer’s passion for the environment developed at a very young age, growing up in a family who loved being outdoors and learning about nature. She loved her teachers as a child, and this inspired her to become a teacher in order to have a positive impact in children’s lives from a young age. Jennifer has her Honors Bachelor of Applied Science with a Major in Early Childhood Studies and a Diploma in Early Childhood Education.