Mount Desert Island, Maine
Abby began her outdoor education career as an undergraduate instructor for Cornell Outdoor Education and has pursued that passion ever since. Abby has worked as a sailing instructor, sea kayak instructor, and course director for Hurricane Island Outward Bound for eight years, built traditional wooden boats on the coast of Maine, and served as the Director of Outdoor Education at Colgate University for 13 years. In addition to teaching for WMA, Abby currently works as an EMT in Mount Desert, Maine, volunteers for MDI Search and Rescue, and works as a climbing and skiing guide for Acadia Mountain Guides. Abby has a passion for place-based education, outdoor recreation, wood working, and can happily be found in a variety of boats, on skis, on rock or enjoying walks in the woods with her partner and dog.