Nature Connection and
Nanaimo Forest Kids is an all-outdoor, all-weather nature education program based on the belief that self-directed play and time in nature are the foundations of environmental learning. Our approach is based on the standards and best practice set forth by Forest School Canada. All our programs are facilitated by qualified lead teachers (ECE or B.ED) and we are committed to small class sizes and facilitating a deep nature connection. We strive to create an environment where children can nurture a love of learning, believe in their own abilities and discover the awe and wonder of nature.
Our Philosophy: Wander, Wonder, Grow
Meet The Team
Molecular Environmental Biology Degree- University of California
Many years experience teaching outdoor education in the US, NZ and Canada.
First Aid and CPR Certified
BSc in Land and Food Systems (UBC 2010)
B. Ed. from VIU (2014),
Diploma in Montessori Education 2018 (MIRTC Girona, Spain).
Passionate nature educator with a strong belief in the importance of fostering deep and healthy connections between people and the land.
From Nanaimo: Snaw-naw-as and Snuneymuxw traditional lands.