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.
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.
Lead Program Facilitator
Julie graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Arts in French and a certificate in Environmental Science. She plans to continue her studies to obtain an official teaching certificate and continue her work as an outdoor educator. She recently completed the Canadian Conservation Corps program as well as an outdoor guide training academy.
Looking to deepen his connection with nature, Issac recently acquired his diploma in forestry and is currently completing a bachelor’s in environmental science. His hope is that one day his career will allow him to restore ecosystems and educate the public on how to maintain a healthy relationship with the natural systems found around them.
Currently completing her B.A. and B.Ed. and Trinity Western University, Clara has hopes of becoming an elementary teacher. Throughout her degree, her passion for creating engaging and thoughtful learning environments has only grown. It was an environmental education class that deepened her love of the environment and showed her the value in getting people outside, particularly youth. Practicing good stewardship of the environment is something she’s passionate about – she loves finding ways to be a more responsible steward of this place we call home.
As an outdoors enthusiast from a young age, Alexis’s passion for the environment developed even more once she got into the Conservation program at UBC. She’s completed a Bachelor of science in Natural Resources Conservation and has experience in field school through hiking and exploring new environments.
Currently in the process of getting her Bachelor’s in education, Rayhanah aspires to become a teacher someday. Through her journey in education, she’s discovered the value and importance that environment and outdoor experience has for learners. She believes it’s essential to incorporate environmental learning into our lives in order to gain a better understanding of the earth around us and to help us grow as learners and human beings.