LLise Brown, Facilitator, and Owner, BRS, RSW, MSW, began her career at camps in Manitoba as an outdoor educator and guide. Lise completed a Bachelor of Recreation in 2001, a Master of Social Work in 2007 at the University of Manitoba, a Certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy in 2012, and the Forest School Practitioner training in 2015. Lise combines these areas of practice to provide clinical direction, facilitate groups, and counsel individuals both in urban and wilderness environments with a focus on physical and emotional safety, successful participation, fun, meaningful activity, and group cohesion. Lise is on the Forest School of Canada Facilitator team with the Child and Nature Alliance of Canada.
SSara Harrison, Facilitator, and Owner, BA, ACP, EMT, has been sharing experiences with clients in remote areas since 1998. She has an undergraduate degree in Criminology, completed the Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training Program, is a graduate of the Applied Counselling Program, and is a provincially licensed EMT. Sara instructs Paddle Canada canoe and kayak courses as well as Sirius Wilderness Medicine courses. She specializes in leadership development, risk management, and the design and implementation of therapeutic adventure, outdoor education, and recreation programs across Manitoba.
OOliver Hill, Director of Programs. Oliver has a Bachelor of Arts in Adventure Education, is a licensed Merchant Mariner Captain, and is a sailing instructor through the American Sailing Association. Over the past 10 years, Oliver has worked in a wide variety of outdoor settings providing instruction and outdoor education to varying demographics. He is passionate about educating all people on the benefits and joys that come from outdoor experiences.
AAdrian Alphonso is a Band and Community Member of Waywayseecappo First Nation. He is passionate about Indigenous perspective cycling programs, and leads on Treaty One Territory land, to honour truth and reconciliation. At Momenta, Adrian delivers inclusive, accessible outdoor programs with the goal of inspiring a connection to the land. He has devoted his life to a journey of discovering. He is a commuter, a coach, a professional stunt rider (Trials), a bicycle technician, and a passionate guide.
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We take pride in mentoring program participants who are interested in outdoor education and youth work to progress into volunteer and staff positions with our organization.